Dr. Who Meets Bond: The King Kong Show: Kong Hits IV

2018-05-07T12:00:26+00:00

So this entry in the Kong project is the one I am (or was) least familiar with; that is I don’t remember seeing this as a child. But it feels familiar somehow, like I should have seen it. It has a “played in syndication for the majority of the 70s [...]

Dr. Who Meets Bond: The King Kong Show: Kong Hits IV 2018-05-07T12:00:26+00:00

A Nothing Day: Comic Books, Video Games & Graveyards

2018-05-07T11:07:12+00:00

I wheeled the bike from the garage and took a deep breath. It was the start of the lull week that happened every summer. The week when every kid I knew was off at camp and I was on my own. Every year the neighborhood children would be shipped off [...]

A Nothing Day: Comic Books, Video Games & Graveyards 2018-05-07T11:07:12+00:00

Memory Cheats

2018-04-30T09:31:00+00:00

The past is not romantic. It is not an adventure. It is not a drama. It is neither a comedy nor tragedy. It is not a movie. It is not any of these things. But memory cheats. Memory will take fragments of events, disjointed and vague and merge them with hints [...]

Memory Cheats 2018-04-30T09:31:00+00:00

War of the Worlds: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

2018-04-20T12:00:13+00:00

The 1953 film War of the Worlds, produced by George Pal and directed by Byron Haskin, is probably the most recognized adaptation of H.G. Wells’ 1898 novel and is considered to be a classic in the genre. I consider it the best 1950s B-movie ever made. There have been many adaptations of War [...]

War of the Worlds: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See 2018-04-20T12:00:13+00:00

The Greatest Superhero Of All: Bicycle Repair Man!

2018-04-19T12:53:58+00:00

With the release of Action Comics #1000 and the 80th anniversary of Superman I thought it was high time to revisit the greatest superhero of all…Bicycle Repairman! In a world full of Supermen it is important to know that the real superpower is the ability to fix a two [...]

The Greatest Superhero Of All: Bicycle Repair Man! 2018-04-19T12:53:58+00:00

Metropolis: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

2018-04-16T17:00:44+00:00

Metropolis is the second of the silent films on this list and considered the first great science fiction film. I will go further than that - it is one of the greatest films of all time. Period. This is not hyperbole; this film is brilliant. It is beautiful and [...]

Metropolis: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See 2018-04-16T17:00:44+00:00

2001: A Space Odyssey: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

2018-04-19T16:04:32+00:00

So what is there left to say about 2001: A Space Odyssey that has not been said already? There have been books and documentaries, scholarly papers and entire websites devoted to deconstructing and analyzing this film’s themes and symbolism and importance to cinema. It is constantly considered one of, [...]

2001: A Space Odyssey: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See 2018-04-19T16:04:32+00:00
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