Pinocchio (1940) Directed by Ben Sharpsteen and Hamilton Luske (supervisors) Synopsis After an elderly woodcarver wishes for his recently-completed marionette to become a real boy, he is visited by the Blue Fairy who grants his wish.  The next day, Pinocchio is sent to school, accompanied by a cricket to be hi “conscience.”  He is repeatedly … Continue reading Pinocchio

The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter (1984) Directed by Nick Castle Starring: Lance Guest as Alex RoganRobert Preston as CentauriDan O'Herlihy as GrigCatherine Marie Stewart as Maggie Plot Synopsis Alex Rogan, a teenager in Middle-O-Nowhere, California, spends the summer after graduating high school doing odd jobs around the trailer park where he lives, and playing way too much … Continue reading The Last Starfighter


It is currently Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. As I type this, most of America is currently under quarantine due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Pretty much all out-of-home forms of entertainment are closed. This includes libraries - an unfortunate turn of events, given that I'm a librarian by profession. Since all of my places of … Continue reading Welcome!