Movie Review: The Manchurian Candidate – You’ll Never Look at a Deck of Cards the Same Way…

Written by Richard Condon and George AxelrodDirected by John Frankenheimer I had never seen the original version of The Manchurian Candidate until just prior to seeing the remake. The two movies are set in entirely different time periods, and although at times it seems like we’re headed down the same path, the original had theContinue reading “Movie Review: The Manchurian Candidate – You’ll Never Look at a Deck of Cards the Same Way…”

Star Trek: Dagger of the Mind – When is the Cure Not Worth the Cost

Written by Shimon Wincelberg and Gene RoddenberryDirected by Vincent McEveety Like other science fiction shows of the day, Star Trek managed to comment on many issues of the day and couch it in a setting in outer space in the future. Many people wouldn’t “get” the reference while other saw the deeper meaning behind whatContinue reading “Star Trek: Dagger of the Mind – When is the Cure Not Worth the Cost”