‘The Stand’: Dated and Super Long, but Gratifying (review)

A human-made plague that is accidentally loosed wipes out about 99% of the population. Guided by dreams of either a saintly old woman named Mother Abigail (Ruby Dee) or a scary guy named Flagg (Jamey Sheridan), the good survivors head to Colorado, and the bad ones go to Nevada. There‚Äôs a large cast of characters,Continue reading “‘The Stand’: Dated and Super Long, but Gratifying (review)”

1989’s ‘Far from Home’ is Cheesy and Predictable, but I Kinda Like it (review)

Joleen (Drew Barrymore) is a fourteen-year-old on a road trip with her father Charlie (Matt Frewer). They run out of gas in a small town in Nevada, where fuel is hard to come by. So they temporarily set up shop in a trailer park. Joleen, eager to meet boys, runs across Jimmy (Andras Jones), theContinue reading “1989’s ‘Far from Home’ is Cheesy and Predictable, but I Kinda Like it (review)”