The Twilight Zone meets The X-Files in “The Vast of Night” (2020)…

*****FLYING SAUCER SHAPED SPOILERS AHEAD!!**** Despite the COVID-19 semi-quarantine, I haven’t really sampled many of the newer movies currently available for streaming, but there was one curious title that caught my eye; director/cowriter Andrew Patterson’s “The Vast of Night” (2020), a film recently purchased for streaming on Amazon Prime Video.  From what I’d heard, the…

That actor you knew from everywhere, John Saxon (1935-2020)…

2020 has been a heavy-hearted year of great loss. Beyond the tragic loss of 652,000 people dead worldwide (to date) from the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, or icons such as longtime Civil Rights advocate/congressman John Lewis, we’ve also lost many greats in the entertainment industry.  Just this month, we lost the legendary Olivia de Havilland (“Gone With the Wind”), Kelly…

“Serenity” (2005); the film that briefly resurrected “Firefly” for the big screen…

  “Firefly” Felled by the Fox. Continuing the success afforded by his back-to-back TV successes “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997-2003) and “Angel” (1999-2004), writer/producer/director Joss Whedon (currently of Disney/Marvel “Avengers” cinematic fame) created, along with “Angel” partner Tim Minear (“American Horror Story”), a short-lived TV series (2002-2003) that could be described in broad terms as…