16 04, 2018

Forbidden Planet: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

By | 2018-04-17T10:28:45+00:00 April 16th, 2018|99 Films|

Welcome to the first of the 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See. This week we start with an undeniable classic and a film that set the standard for what science fiction films would become for decades, the influential and beautiful Forbidden Planet. Forbidden Planet, made in 1956, is [...]

7 04, 2018

Do you think King Kong smiles? King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962): Kong Hits III

By | 2018-04-07T12:01:58+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Features, Kong Hits|

This is one of the more…let’s go with interesting…entries in this project. King Kong vs. Godzilla is a crossover, a comedy, and a curiosity. And it is something to behold that’s for sure. It began life as a sequel to the original film called King Kong Meets Frankenstein. The [...]

10 03, 2018

A Little Kong: Son of Kong (1933): Kong Hits II

By | 2018-03-10T10:31:00+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Features, Kong Hits|

If you thought that a hastily thrown together sequel rushed into production and released as soon as possible as a cynical gash-grab to capitalize on its far superior predecessor was a modern phenomenon you are sorely mistaken! That’s been happening since pretty much the advent of filmmaking in general. [...]

13 02, 2018

Difficult Beauty: An Exploration of Progressive Rock: Introduction

By | 2018-02-13T14:49:25+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Difficult Beauty, Features|

Progressive Rock is a genre of music that typically to consists of long, complicated pieces of music that attempts to incorporate ideas and styles of jazz improvisation and classical composition. It tends to focus on the virtuosity of its musicians, experimentation in the structure of the music and instruments, and [...]

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