Kara, Joel and I all caught up with, rated and reviewed ….
… on the big screen for the first in theaters last night and loved seeing it. Was like watching TV on a giant screen. The theater was probably 60% full, so not everybody came out that could have, but was a decent showing.
Looking around this morning, I came across some more articles about the event.
While I could have done without the political stuff (President Trump is just too easy a target for anybody, especially Rod Serling), I enjoyed Jodi Serling’s insight. Serling was a master of telling the stories he wanted to tell, but framing them in a way that could get though the hypersensitive network censors of the time:
Overflowing with big ideas and uniquely attuned to the fault lines running through America, Rod Serling’s pioneering series provided the vital counterpoint to the placid programming that mostly worked to distract viewers from the realities of life. “He started to write The Twilight Zone to address the problems in society,” Serling’s daughter, Jodi Serling, confirms to Yahoo Entertainment. “He felt it was criminal that [television] writers were not permitted to address the social evils that existed.”Rod Serling’s daughter spills ‘Twilight Zone’ secrets — and the link between MAGA hats and Ariana Grande’s Halloween costume
Here is our video review from Joel and I:
Let’s hope we’re all here to celebrate 75 years of Twilight Zone in 2035!