Movie Review: “Meteor” (1979)

Meteor is one of those films that you can say was a victim of bad timing. The disaster genre of which this is a part was dead for years. On the flip-side, the special effects required for such a movie to be convincing and terrifying had not yet been developed for productions¬†operating on a smaller…

Movie Review: “Beyond the Poseidon Adventure” (1979)

Since¬†its initial release, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure has been mercilessly attacked for being the sequel to the 1972 classic disaster film that never should have been made. Reviewers in 1979 ripped it a new one, as have most viewers, generally, in the years to follow. But how bad is it? I had a chance to…

The Top Five Best Detective Pairings in TV History

As long as TV has been broadcasted into people’s homes, cop shows have been a favorite. In fact, even before television, people were fascinated with the work of police officers, as many radio-dramas sprung up in the 1940’s and turned into shows later on. Those are hardly remembered today, but they set forth what would…