The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 3.01: “Tales of Innocence”
Jul28

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 3.01: “Tales of Innocence”

Currently, I’ve been rewatching and blogging on The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones, continuing last week with the fifteenth chapter, “Daredevils of the Desert”. Before proceeding with the next chapter, here are a few things you should know, if you haven’t read the earlier post: You might have noticed that I referred to this show as The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones instead of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and...

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1980s Fantasy Film Festival #8: “Young Sherlock Holmes” (1985)
Jul25

1980s Fantasy Film Festival #8: “Young Sherlock Holmes” (1985)

This week, the “Legends and Mythology” portion of our 1980s Fantasy Film Festival concludes with Chris Columbus’ Young Sherlock Holmes, a film that may not fit perfectly into the festival, given that almost all of its most fantastical elements actually occur as the result of drug-induced hallucinations. However, it features some nifty steampunk gadgetry, along with some deliberately heightened elements such as an...

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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 2.08: “Daredevils of the Desert”
Jul21

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 2.08: “Daredevils of the Desert”

Currently, I’ve been rewatching and blogging on The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones, continuing last week with the fourteenth chapter, “Espionage Escapades”. Before proceeding with the next chapter, here are a few things you should know, if you haven’t read the earlier post: You might have noticed that I referred to this show as The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones instead of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and this...

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1980s Fantasy Film Festival #7: “Erik the Viking” (1989)
Jul18

1980s Fantasy Film Festival #7: “Erik the Viking” (1989)

And now as the “Legends and Mythology” sequence of our 1980s Fantasy Film Festival continues, we come to Erik the Viking, a film I really wanted to love for numerous reasons. For one, it has become something of a cult classic since its initial, critically maligned release in 1989, and if there’s anything I tend to love, it’s a misunderstood cult classic that a dedicated albeit small group of loving fans cherish...

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Faerie Tale Theatre 5.01: “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp”
Jul17

Faerie Tale Theatre 5.01: “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp”

Once upon a time, in a magical decade known as the Nineteen Eighties, a then-modest little cable network called Showtime decided to launch its very first original television series. Although today known best for programs about serial killers, drug-addicted caregivers, and criminal suburban mothers, this was a quainter, more distant era, all but lost to the mists of time, and thus it was pronounced throughout the land that this first...

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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 2.07: “Espionage Escapades”
Jul14

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 2.07: “Espionage Escapades”

Currently, I’ve been rewatching and blogging on The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones, continuing last week with the thirteenth chapter, “Adventures in the Secret Service”. Before proceeding with the next chapter, here are a few things you should know, if you haven’t read the earlier post: You might have noticed that I referred to this show as The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones instead of The Young Indiana Jones...

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