Archive for May 23rd, 2016

Higher Principal

ninth circle

by Sam Juliano

Seven completed ballots have been received for the mid June launching of the Science Fiction Countdown.  With a deadline of June 15th, it is certain many more will be forwarded in what is fast becoming another exciting venture at Wonders in the Dark after a slow build up.  After the ballots are compiled by Voting Tabulator Extraordinaire Angelo A. D’Arminio Jr. a Top 50 countdown will commence for ten weeks up until the beginning of September.

Over the past week I have watched a bunch of older films, several Czechoslovakian masterpieces.  Lucille and I did see one new release in the theaters and on Thursday night the Lincoln Center production of Rogers and Hammersteins’ The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.   A sylish production with some spectacular sets and spirited singing, the production was a fine follow-up to the same company’s staging of South Pacific a few years back.


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