Author: Rob Kirchgassner

Pet Sematary (1989)

Because a new film version of Stephen King’s classic 1983 book Pet Sematary is due in cinemas in a few days, I decided to take a look at the film version, which hit theaters in 1989. There were already numerous…

Battle of the Star Trek Western Episodes

Gene Roddenberry originally pitched Star Trek to NBC as “Wagon Train to the stars”. This was for the simple reason that westerns were at their height of popularity on both TV and the big screen during the 1960s. While…

Star Trek "Catspaw"

October is here again, and for many, that means the start of Halloween season. So why not look at the only episode in Star Trek franchise history that was an actual Halloween episode? This is the reason “Catspaw”, actually the…

Xena: Warrior Princess “Callisto”

I’ve noted before that, despite being a spin-off of another show, Xena: Warrior Princess didn’t take long to become the syndicated ratings champion of the 1990s as Star Trek: The Next Generation had been before it. There were many reasons…