TV Show Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.04 “Parent Hood”

Series Title: Robin Hood (IMDb) Episode: 1.04 “Parent Hood” Original Air Date: October 28, 2006 Length: 45 minutes Director: Richard Standeven Writer: Paul Cornell Lead Actors: Jonas Armstrong (Robin), William Beck (Royston White), Richard Armitage (Guy of Gisborne), Keith Allen (Sheriff of Nottingham), Gordon Kennedy (Little John) Synopsis: “Roy is captured and the results mayContinue reading “TV Show Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.04 “Parent Hood””

Myst-Making: The Art of Sub-creation in “Myst: The book of Atrus”

[N.B. Though I do discuss the themes of the book in a detailed manner, I have included no real plot spoilers.] The incarnate mind, the tongue, and the tale are in our world coeval. The human mind, endowed with the powers of generalization and abstraction, sees not only green-grass, discriminating it from other things (andContinue reading “Myst-Making: The Art of Sub-creation in “Myst: The book of Atrus””

TV Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.03 “Who Shot the Sheriff?”

Find my other reviews of this show at my Review List. Series Title: Robin Hood (IMDb) Episode: 1.03 “Who Shot the Sheriff?” Original Air Date: October 21, 2006 Length: 45 minutes Director: Richard Standeven Writer: Paul Cornell Lead Actors: Jonas Armstrong (Robin), Sam Troughton (Much), Richard Armitage (Guy of Gisborne), Keith Allen (Sheriff of Nottingham),Continue reading “TV Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.03 “Who Shot the Sheriff?””

TV Show Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.02 “Sheriff Got Your Tongue?”

Series Title: Robin Hood (IMDb) Episode: 1.02 “Sheriff Got Your Tongue?” Original Air Date: October 14, 2006 Length: 45 minutes Director: John McKay Writer: Dominic Minghella Lead Actors: Jonas Armstrong (Robin), Sam Troughton (Much), Richard Armitage (Guy of Gisborne), Keith Allen (Sheriff of Nottingham), Gordon Kennedy (Little John) Content Advisory: Light PG-13 violence of theContinue reading “TV Show Review: BBC’s Robin Hood Episode 1.02 “Sheriff Got Your Tongue?””

Book Review: “Myst: The Book of Atrus” by Rand and Robyn Miller, with David Wingrove

Title: Myst: The Book of Atrus Series: followed by The Book of Ti’ana (a prequel) and The Book of D’ni based on the mythology of the Myst computer games. Author: Rand and Robyn Miller, with David Wingrove Pages: 286 Published: 1995 by Cyan, Inc. Spoiler-free Synopsis: “These pages are your link to the story ofContinue reading “Book Review: “Myst: The Book of Atrus” by Rand and Robyn Miller, with David Wingrove”

Chesterton’s “Chord of Colour”

Ah, Chesterton, witty Christian sage! Here he expounds again on his favorite subject: how the unspiritual man blinds himself to the magnificent glories of God’s creation. In this poem, we appear to have a narrator utterly besotted with his Lady fair; and yet not so besotted as to worship her at the exclusion of theContinue reading “Chesterton’s “Chord of Colour””

TV Show Review: “Highlander” Season 2

Duncan MacLeod’s life has gotten darker and sadder after the death of Darius in the Season 1 finale, and further sorrows await him, Tessa, and Richie. Fortunately, there are also new friends to be made who will be of great aid against MacLeod’s mounting number of enemies.

TV Show Review: Doctor Who Episode 3.00 “The Runaway Bride”

Series: Doctor Who (TVTropes Recap) Season.Episode: 3.00 “The Runaway Bride” (Christmas special between Series 2 and 3) Original Air Date: Christmas Day 2006 Length: 45 minutes Writer: Russell T. Davies Lead Actors: David Tennant (The Tenth Doctor), Catherine Tate (Donna Noble), Sarah Parish (Empress of the Racnoss) Synopsis: “A bride suddenly materialises in the Tardis.Continue reading “TV Show Review: Doctor Who Episode 3.00 “The Runaway Bride””

100th Post! Also, what’s coming up

Ta-da! This is my 100th post since The Warden’s Walk went online in November of 2010. It has been visited 15,214 times since then, has 23 active subscribers, and, I hope, has been of good use and interest to all of you. [EDIT: Also, I am trying out a new theme — that is, appearanceContinue reading “100th Post! Also, what’s coming up”