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Gilbert Speaks on “Midnight Texas” S01 E05

22 Aug


On last week’s episode of “Midnight Texas” Team Manfred dealt with a sexy beast, but this week, Manfred has to deal with the mysterious and dangerous Hightower. Karma always arrives when least expected. Bobo and Fiji becomes a hot item, but this puts Fiji in danger. Will Manfred’s past destroy his future and his relationship with Creek? Find out after the jump Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks with Michael O’Brien Herold & His View of Deathly Hallows

20 Aug


There’s a new, exciting voice on the literary scene and it belongs to Michael O’Brien Herold, a 26-year-old writer and lifetime fan of the Harry Potter series. Disappointed with the final book and all its loose ends, Mike decided to write an alternate ending, one that is sure to delight fans around the globe. He even wrote it in Rowling’s style, which he knows so well. It’s a different and satisfying journey through the world of wizarding filled with magic, mystery, love and answers to some of the questions you may have also had as the series ended. Are you ready to learn more? Then meet me after the jump for the interview, and Dobby, a lot more Dobby! Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Annabelle: Creation”

17 Aug


My daughter recently asked me to go see the newest Annabelle film with her and my grandson, Nathan. I love horror movies, but I was really surprised that my daughter wanted to see this film especially since she’s leery of dolls and clowns. Rere grew up with her share of dolls, but they were usually the cute baby dolls or the well-known Barbie dolls. Settled in our reclining seats, and with enough popcorn and candy to give us the supreme sugar high, we waited for the film to start. Did the film live up to the promised screams? Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Midnight Texas” S01 E04

16 Aug


I am enjoying this first season of “Midnight Texas” It is horror done lightly, definitely not the equal of True Blood, but a close cousin to Grim, a supernatural show that made watching horror fun again. A supernatural creature munches her way into town, and while Team Manfred scrambles to stop her, Olivia deals with Daddy issues. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On the Series Finale of “Orphan Black”

13 Aug

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I don’t know what to say about this being the last time I’ll see the clone club together on “Orphan Black.” I do know that I hate saying goodbye to people who shine in a world gone mad. Tatiana Maslany did the impossible. This tiny girl was able to create, with the help of a great cast and crew, a family of unique and wacky sisters. Tatiana was absolutely magical at weaving into existence: Helena, Sarah, Cosima, Alison, Rachel, Krystal, and all the clones that walked into our lives over the last five years.

But, Tatiana was more than a master magician. How else can we explain her ability to make each character that she played seem so real? How many times did we need to remind ourselves that there was only one actress playing all the clones? The show ends as it begins. Sarah has to save the day because Helena is about to have her babies. Will the series end on a happy note?  Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks: The Moon Made Me Do It

12 Aug


I have a friend who is a fellow writer. I’ve done two reviews of her books. Check it out here, then buy her books. They are really good. Linda Bennett Stern had recently posted a blog about our moon sign according to our date of birth. A friend had sent this link to Linda and she was kind enough to share it. I’ll include the link at the end of my post so you can look up your moon sign, too. I’ve had a strong connection to the moon ever since I was a toddler. I also see dead people. Is my moon sign to blame? Find out after the jump Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”

9 Aug


In the good ole days, we boomers enjoyed the best of television’s outstanding programing with shows like Twilight Zone, Outer Limits and the Alfred Hitchcock Hour. There are certain episodes from all three series that have squirreled their way into my memory. There is one in particular that may have sparked my obsession with the paranormal genre. Where does the Woodbine Twineth? You’ll need to follow closely to learn. Meet me after the jump. Continue reading