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dream cast: hypothetical ‘Breakfast Club’ remake

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another installment in the semiregular Dream Cast, in which we take a classic movie, TV show, or book, perferrably something with Xer appeal that we can either trash or have fun with, and cast a production or recast a hypothetical remake with actors working today. This week: a hypothetical … more…

dream cast: (not so) hypothetical ‘Tripods’ movie

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Tripods, the 1984-85 BBC/Seven Network young adult science fiction series based on the novels by John Christopher [Amazon U.S.] [Amazon U.K.]. (This week’s Dream Cast idea comes courtesy of Ken. If you have … more…

trailer break: ‘Race to Witch Mountain’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Someone pitched this as The Rock Versus Area 51, I’m thinking. Or maybe Last Taxi to the End of the World? I wanted to be able to like this, because I have fond memories of the 1975 flick Escape to Witch Mountain, but after seeing this trailer, … more…