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Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E08

8 May


With their ship ice locked, Crozier and his men are braving the weather in hopes of making it to civilization. Although they don’t know when the supernatural beast will attack again, we know from the last episode of “The Terror” that Crozier’s biggest threat is Hickey and a mutiny. Continue reading


Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E05

17 Apr


A strange illness begins to take hold of the men while Fitzjames questions Captain Crozier’s judgment. On this episode of “The Terror” we learn what Doctor Goodsir and Lady Silence are talking about. Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks On “The Sissi Trilogy”

24 Oct


I’m not sure why Ernst Marischka’s 1955 film, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, kept me so totally engrossed, but it did. I’m not even sure why I stayed up through the night to watch the succeeding two films starring Romy Schneider in the leading role as the Princess Elisabeth, but I did. There are some films that grab hold of your imagination without warning. Sometimes it’s because of the plot, and sometimes, it’s because of the cast. How did Empress Elisabeth of Austria make into my Granny’s Insomnia Theatre? Find out after the jump. Continue reading