Articles tagged with: time travel
Based on The Philadelphia Experiment: Project Invisibility by William L. Moore and Charles Berlitz
Story by: Don Jakoby, Wallace C. Bennett
Written by: William Gray, Michael Janover
Directed by: Stewart Raffill
Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas
In Short: B-grade Sci-Fi at its very, very best.
DAVID: Look, if you want to bail out of this, come on, I’ll understand. I don’t know what the hell you’re doing here anyway.
ALLISON: No, I don’t want to leave you. I’m just… I’m just frightened.
According to the movies, kidnapping someone will almost always lead to a …
Written by: Steven Moffat
Directed by: Nick Hurran
US/UK Airdate: Saturday, September 29, 2012
In Short: All things end and time cannot be rewritten to change the fate of the Ponds.
AMY: And do one more thing for me. There’s a little girl waiting in a garden; she’s going to wait a long while so she’s going to need a lot of hope. Go to her; tell her a story. Tell her that if she’s patient the days are coming that she’ll never forget. Tell her she’ll go to see and fight pirates. …
Written by: Chris Chibnall
Directed by: Douglas Mackinnon
US/UK Airdate: Saturday, September 22, 2012
In Short: The Doctor gets bored of waiting for something to happen and so do we
Recommended: Um, no.
THE DOCTOR: I better get going. Things to do. Worlds to save. Swings to… swing on. Look. I know. You both have lives here. Beautiful, messy lives. That is what makes you so fabulously… human. You don’t want to give them up. I understand.
BRIAN: Actually, it’s you they can’t give up, Doctor. And I don’t think they should. Go with him. Go …
Written by: Toby Whithouse
Directed by: Saul Metzstein
Original US/UK Airdate: Saturday, September 15, 2012
In Short: A third episode that is actually good!
KAHLER JEX: Thank you, Doctor. I have to face the souls of those I have wronged. Perhaps they will be kind.
Quite honestly, given the history of the last two seasons, my hopes for the third episode of this season were not high, even with Toby Whithouse (writer of the fantastic “The God Complex” [32.10]) at the helm. Perhaps the lack of expectation was a good thing, because if expectations are …
Created by: Donald Bellisario
Starring: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell
Number of Episodes: 95 (5 Seasons)
TV on DVD: Time Travel
In Short: A scientist’s experiment goes a little crazy, and sends him back in time to “put right what once went wrong.”
Recommended: HELL YES.
AL: It’s not like you’re lost in a mall — you’re lost in time.
– “Last Dance Before an Execution” (03.19)
Quantum Leap was one of my favorite shows of all-time for a very long time. I recorded every episode on my trusty VCR, becoming ninja-good with the “Pause, Record-Pause” button on …
Written by: Derek Connolly
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake M. Johnson, Karan Soni
In Short: Believe.
Recommended: Hell Yes!
KENNETH: Have you ever faced certain death?
DARIUS: If it was so certain, I wouldn’t be here, would I?
Darius (Aubrey Plaza) is a twenty-something intern at a glossy Seattle magazine who spends her days taking abuse from the editorial staff and her nights doing not much of anything interesting. Indeed, the perpetually gloomy and sarcastic Darius has few friends and in fact seems to be a virgin – this intelligence having been …
Written by: Janet and David Peoples
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, John Seda
Movie Marathon: Twist Endings
In Short: Weird and interesting. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest meets The Andromeda Strain, supplemented by some Star Trek-quality screwing with the timeline.
Recommended: Yes. Be ready to watch it again, to fill in a few blanks.
WASHINGTON: “Don’t mock me, my friend. It’s a condition of “mental divergence”. I find myself on another planet, Ogo, part of an intellectual elite, preparing to subjugate barbarian hordes on Pluto. But even though …