Friday, January 25, 2019

The Robot Blogathon Starts Up

Well, all you mechanically brained readers, our Robots in Film Blogathon has reached it's premiere date.  When you have your blog entry ready, post it and then notify either Hamlette or me and it will be added to the roster.  Hope all of you enjoyed the look into the realm of science fiction (or science, if by the time you are reading this sometime in the future, robots have become ubiquitous).

The Robots in Film Blogathon Roll Call:

 First on the block is my own entry on robots in the classic TV series "The Twilight Zone":

Realweegiemidget Reviews delves into a somewhat noirish Ex Machina.

Hamlette's Soliloquy looks at Will Smith and friend in I, Robot

Angelman's Place delves into the definitive robots in Star Wars

Caftan Woman has her sights on Hymie in Get Smart

It Came from the Man Cave goes really deep into space with Interstellar

The Stop Button gives an international twist to the robot with Icarus XB-1

John V's Eclectic Avenue delves into The Questor Tapes

Taking Up Room goes on a quest for "imput with Johnny 5 in Short Circuit

Imagination's Edge talks about the robots in Transformers

My second entry, this time on an anime classic, Ghost in the Shell

Sidewalk Crossings gets "trash"y with Wall-E

Sidewalk Crossings plays her cards twice, this time with Silent Running

Speakeasy gets down and dirty with the robots at the Chopping Mall

MovieRob chimes in with three entries: Battlestar Galactica, C.H.O.M.P.S and Real Steel

Critica Retro takes the WayBack Machine to 1916 with Tales of Hoffmann

Coffee, Clasasics and Craziness is crazy about Gort (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

Movies Meet Therir Match introduces us to the Robots

Thanks to all who played.



  1. Hi, heres my post for the blogathon; from Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews

  2. Yayy! Here's mine, Quiggy, will also send to Hamlette:

  3. Here's Hymie!

  4. Here is my post and thanks this one was a fun!

  5. Posted! Thanks for coming up with this blogathon!

  6. Hi, Quiggy! Here's mine.

  7. Hi Quiggy! Thanks for having me join in on the fun! My post is up at:

    1. Thanks for having me! By the way, it's just John V's Eclectic Avenue, no period after the V. The entries are great so far, including yours on The Twilight Zone!

    2. Sorry. I often get the same problem. It's "Midnite" but some people have an apparent aversion to alternate spellings and write it as "Midnight".

  8. Hi, Quiggy. I'm so sorry, I won't be able to do my post. I'm in the midst of a family emergency. Hope to catch your next bloogathon.

  9. here are my entries -

    sorry for not sending the links sooner

  10. Here you have my contribution:


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