Best Geeky Finds – Literally See the Truth in Mindhorn

Have you ever considered what life was like for stars of major TV shows who were never hired after the show finished? What would Lee Majors have done if he wasn’t a big star after the Six-Million Dollar Man? If he had focused his entire acting career on one role and couldn’t act in anything else? His life would probably have been just like Richard Thorncroft, the man made famous for playing Mindhorn, the detective who can use his bionic eye to literally see if people are telling the truth.  Continue reading

Best Geeky Finds – House on Haunted Hill (1959)

Blog-BGF“The ghosts are moving tonight, restless, hungry.”

 

It opens with a scream…

As part of a party for his fourth wife, Annabelle (Carol Ohmart), millionaire Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) invites five strangers of differing backgrounds to a haunted house. Once there, he informs them if they can spend the night at the house on haunted hill… and survive… they will be given $10,000 each. They are given the option to leave before midnight, but before they have this chance the staff rush out, locking the doors behind, forcing everybody to risk their lives in the house until the morning. Continue reading

Miss Dawn’s Musings – Red vs Green

Blog-MissDawnsMusingsLast week (on Christmas Day) the full trailer for Deadpool was released. As expected, there was a red band version and a green band version. Obviously, the red band was the one to watch. There are a lot of movies that do this for trailers now and there are a couple reasons for it. First, having a green band trailer means it can be shown on television and in theaters – we’ve all seen the green screen with “this trailer approved for this audience” language. Second, people can choose whether or not to have “strong language and violence” in the trailer they watch online. Continue reading