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Case study: rebooting an arch foe (non-007 spoiler)

James Bond fans are debating whether it’s a good idea or not for a rebooted Ernst Stavro Blofeld to be part of Bond 24. What spurred the discussion was… 672 more words

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Wo Fat: classic vs. reboot (spoiler)

Stop reading if spoilers give you anguish. (Although the episode has been out since Nov. 7.)

So, Wo Fat 2.0 met his demise in the 100th episode of the rebooted Hawaii Five-0. 286 more words

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Richard Matheson and his (unlikely) contribution to spy TV

Author Richard Matheson died this week at the age of 87. Obituaries, SUCH AS THIS ONE ON NPR quite rightly detailed work such as I Am Legend, classic episodes of The Twilight Zone and the early 1970s television movie Duel, starring Dennis Weaver, which was one of Steven Spielberg’s early directing credits. 169 more words

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THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962)

In 1962 the world was at war.  It was not a traditional war but one just as syphilitic.  Communism was spreading in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia and many Americans were gripped by fear – some of it irrational.  966 more words

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Hawaii Five-O season 12 out on DVD in January

Season 12 of Hawaii Five-O, the last campaign of the 1968-80 show, is scheduled to come out on DVD on Jan. 10, according to the TV Shows on DVD Web site. 204 more words

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Meet the new Wo Fat

Actor Mark Cacascos has assumed the role of Steve McGarrett’s arch-nemesis, originated by Khigh Dhiegh in the original Hawaii Five-O series.

The new Wo Fat surfaced at the end of the Dec. 72 more words

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Wo Fat 2.0 makes his appearance in the new Hawaii Five-0 show

Younger, thinner. no longer bald and with no facial hair, the new version of Wo Fat made his debut in the Dec. 13 oif the new Hawaii Five-O (or Hawaii Five-0, as the new series is officially spelled) series on Dec. 76 more words

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