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Review of Mockingbird Lane

Now that Mockingbird Lane has aired, the question arises–how was it?  The answer rather depends on what you wanted it to be. A term  comes to my mind in wake of several remakes over the past year (including Fright Night and Dark Shadows).  I call it “nostalgia inertia.”  Consider fans of some film or t.v.…Continue readingReview of Mockingbird Lane

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Mockingbird Lane Halloween Special

Mockingbird Lane, emerges onto television screens as a Halloween Special on Friday, October 26, 2012.  Plenty of buzz surrounded this project.  After all, Bryan Singer remains the man behind House M.D.  as well as The Usual Suspects and of course the first two X-Men movies.  What might he do with what is essentially a remake…Continue readingMockingbird Lane Halloween Special

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Big News for ‘The Munsters’ Remake

Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller has been working for ages trying to get a remake of the classic show The Munsters on TV, and at long last it’s happening. NBC has ordered a pilot for The Munsters remake, taking it one step closer to primetime TV. For those of you new to the Munsters, it…Continue readingBig News for ‘The Munsters’ Remake