March 22nd, 2018

Meechum

Trailers, Quotes and a 2005 Tape Tale

‘Supergirl’ 3x14 promo
Who’s dead? The Toymaker is dead? What a waste. Winn’s mother shows up. Is James Olsen still on this show?

‘Harry and Meghan: The Royal Love Story’ promo
A TV movie nobody wants.

‘Ultraviolet’ (2006) trailer
Good music, bad movie.

‘Hatchimals’ ad
No.

‘Zoomer Sups Pretty Ponies’ ad
Nightmare fuel.

‘Lig Liom’ promo
What a hopeless.

‘A Quiet Place’ TV spot
Yes.

Recall the ‘Smoke and Mirrors’, ‘Lesser Of Two Evils’ and ‘Diana’ eps of ‘Spooks’?

Bradley Cooper was in the dreck 2002 horror movie ‘My Little Eye’.

Who saw ‘Kolobos’ (1999)?

‘Dr Phil’ Quotes:
“In a loony bin somewhere.”

“Brings drama and negativity.”

“Wrath I unleashed upon them.”

“Unacceptable to your standards.”

“Identity disturbance.”

“Self-victimisation.”

“Blow a hole in the front door.”

“Giving them what you want them to have.”

“Mentally deranged.”

“I am your family joke.”

“Looking for a way to exclude.”

“Queen of broken promises.”

“Did you come?”

“Attention grab.”

“Fight a 15 year old girl.”

“Hurling dishes.”

‘Neighbours’ Quotes:
Life is full of scumbags.”

“Sole purpose on Earth is to cause me pain.”

‘The Irish Times’ Quotes:
“Gap couples.”

“A quite expected and probably quite correct event.”

“Completely erase his legacy from the organisation.”

“Truculent and resentful.”

“Rising lawlessness.”

‘Sky News’ Quote:
“Performance season.”

‘The Sunday Business Post’ Quotes:
“Social/cultural constraints.”

“No longer debatable.”

‘3News’ Quotes:
“Hamlet without the prince.”

“Forced separation.”

‘The Simpsons’ Quote:
Jerkwater berg.”

‘In Bruges’ Quote:
“Brothels are good.”

‘Hatchet III’ Quote:
“That has to be the stupidest story and some of the most idiotic and contrived decision-making I’ve ever heard.”

House Of Wax’ (2005) Quotes:
“I heard something.”
“It’s probably a serial killer or something.”

“Why on earth did your brother have to come with us? I mean I thought you said your parents weren’t going to post his bail anymore.”

‘Deadpool’ (2016) Quotes:
“Rooms with a bunch of other little whiners at Neverland Mansion with some creepy, old, bald, Heaven’s Gate-looking mother.”

“I had another Liam Neeson nightmare. I kidnapped his daughter and he just wasn’t having it. They made three of those movies. At some point you have to wonder if he’s just a bad parent.”

~
Cleared out a tape from 2005. It began with a ‘Criminal Minds’ ep ‘The Fox’ which had Tony Todd, Abraham Benrubi and Meredith Monroe in it. The image seems out of focus. The gang are sure of their ability to determine morality and this was dubious.

Then came an ‘Invasion’ ep ‘The Son Also Rises’ sees an angry teen boy with a gun who wants to vent fury and rage. He gets away with his crap. The hybrids plot. Human dad and alien dad yap about moral welfare. There is unarticulated resentment and rages and the violent teen brats get away with it. There was no limitless potential here.

Best Lines:
“They’re all hybrids. The people not the cars.”

“Do you care now?”

Then came a ‘Smallville’ ep ‘Void’ in which people have an amazing dedication to being awful to Lex. This was trashy. Clark wears red and blue endlessly. There is moral simplicity and what happened to Clark, Lana and Chloe attending college? There are no moral standards and Clark is an intrusive nuisance who pushes people beyond reasonable limits. Lex latched onto Clark for showing him a moment’s attention and misinterpreted that as long lasting love and eternal devotion and invested everything into that relationship. Clark could care less.

Best Line:
“The least regard for my privacy.”

Then came a ‘Battlestar Galactica’ ep ‘Downloaded’ which sees cylons resurrect in goo. The cylons have an amazing dedication to hair dye and doing opaque whispering. Original Boomer wakes up back on Caprica and I don’t care about the cylons POV. Nobody cared about original Boomer eventually. The special baby is born. This was uinsightful. Boomer learning there has never been another purpose to her life was wasted.


Illya K

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace 2x04+Century City 1x03+The Americans 5x02+Doubt 1x02 Reviewed

House By The Lake
For the sake of defiance the opportunistic Andrew is shacked up with David Madson. Andrew kills David’s friend with a hammer and makes David go on the run with him. Andrew and his non specific rage is starkly bereft of morals and this stokes tensions.

What is with the celebrification of the emotionally inconsistent Andrew and his unarticulated resentments and transactional lifestyle? Andrew’s woeful distain bodes ill. This is all emotional angst and wannabe edginess. I’m tired of Andrew’s envy, hate and resentment.

Horrible 90s fashion is worn. Andrew forces David Madson to become a fugitive with him. What happened to the dog? The cops sneer at gay paraphernalia and Andrew likes planting that stuff at his murder scenes. The cops leave due to a technicality. The cops don’t come out of this looking good. People talk portentously. Why doesn’t David try to get away from him? Andrew kills David, this was all some plan. This BORED.

Best Lines:
“He has no one.”
“He should ask himself why.”

“They won’t believe you.”

“They do what they do.”

“The Titanic movie down in Mexico.”

“Got a weird one for you.”

“Ends up in a rug.”

“You’ve never worked for anything.”

“He figured you out in the end.”

~
Love And Games
People obsess over baseball and a player who has a mechanical eye. Judith Hoag and Harry Lennix of ‘The Blacklist’ and ‘Dollhouse’ guest star. Ioan has a replacement gallbladder, I’m 3 eps in and I still don’t know his character’s name. The sexist (whose name I do not care to know) makes more sexist comments. Ioan blathers about diversity.

A woman (Hoag) is divorcing her husband over a violated marriage contract because the husband’s family are over 112 and have no savings left. They moved in with the couple and the lame bitch wife wants them out. Nobody is convincingly wise. The throw away plot detail of longer life spans and pensions and savings not matching up to longer life expectancy is ignored.

The genetically modified lawyer is called too pretty by a judge. There are static personalities and rampant sexism. The sexist causes the
firm to be sued by his assistants. Said assistants are later referred to as paralegals, so which are they? Viola Davis wears a jewel tone blouse. The sexist likes being a sexist ass and doesn’t want to change.

Bionic eye guy just wants to play baseball and is accused of destroying the game. Disabled players aren’t wanted. Apparently people have lab grown muscles. The whiny bitch wife is heartless and belittles old people. She ditches any pretence of amicable co-existence. Lennix sustains the animosity against the baseball wannabe. The sexist spews abuse at his former assistants during a legal meeting. He sees this as his moral right. Nobody objects. His callous attitude doesn’t cause exasperation or sanction.

NDAs are mentioned. Nestor and Hector speak Spanish. I don’t know their character names either. Nestor lost a race for Governor. The male contraceptive pill exists. That game changing invention is mentioned in a throw away line. The sexist gets exaggerated attention.

The lame wife wants to cut out her in-laws and wants children. Nestor points out how she has manifest unfitness to be a wife. Yet the husband still reunites with her. The sexist demands an assistant; He admits being an abuser in front of his boss, yet oddly is not fired. The sexist gets a computer assistant. TPTB’s glorification of him is a catastrophic error of judgement.

The wannabe can play baseball. The sexist gets to enjoy being an ass. What is his indispensability to the firm? This was a terrible ep and why wasn’t the malign and disruptive influence fired?

Best Lines:
“Makes him bionic.”

“Our marriage contract.”

“Do you like your job?”
“No sir.”

“Terminated the marriage without grounds.”

“A life together. Alone.”

“Always needing something.”

“Crapstorm.”

“I’m a nice slut.”

“You’re not sorry.”

~
Pests
Did Philip and Elizabeth kill the guy who cut himself on William’s Lassa Fever filled remains? Philip and Elizabeth worry about Stan noticing their lack of parenting and constant absences. Wheat is babbled about. Where is Henry the invisible child? Paige sleeps in her closet. Laurie Holden guest stars as does Cotter Smith.

Paige is interrogated about Matthew by her mother. Philip and Elizabeth ignore their terrible terrible parenting. People babble about Oleg. The CIA are awful awful people. Oleg is bothered. The son of the defectors broods and is unhappy. The defector family yell at each other in Russian unaware that Philip and Elizabeth understand every word. Paige is manipulated. This was a bad tale of disunities and people pathologing normal behaviour.

Best Line:
“They’re not their usual picture of calm restraint.”

“We’re not here, at this hour.”

“Let me like him.”

~
Then And Now
The murder suspect sleazes and can’t give a straight story on why his murdered girlfriend broke up with him. A judge is put on trial for having sex with his dementia stricken wife. Sadie is smug. This show has an awful title card. Sadie bothers the dementia stricken woman and mocks rape and a lupus sufferer. The lawyers are vile jerkasses. San Anderson of ‘Lost’ guest stars as the rapey husband. Mr rapey sob stories and various boring characters have boring plots. Who is Sadie’s father? Sadie’s mother was offered a deal but didn’t take it. It is so obvious that the murder suspect is guilty. This was BAD.

Best Lines:
“This isn’t TV.”

“You seem smug and evasive.”

“Trials are war.”

“Go, do, conquer.”

“I’m in everybody’s way.”
To Light The Way To Bed

It Was The Last Thing On Earth They Ever Expected

‘Night Of The Comet’ (1984) is a classic post-apoc film which co-stars Robert Beltran. One wonders though if all the animals and birds have been reduced to red dust along with 99% of the human race, what will the survivors eat?

Best Lines:
“You were born with an asshole Doris you don’t need Chuck.”

“Red smog.”

















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