20 04, 2018

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

By | 2018-04-19T18:58:48+00:00 April 20th, 2018|99 Films, Features|

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 [...]

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 [...]

1 01, 2018

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

By | 2018-01-01T20:45:16+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Ideas & Excuses, News & Opinions|

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get [...]

8 08, 2014

Ohh…Yeah: Guardians of the Galaxy Delivers

By | 2016-11-03T10:30:02+00:00 August 8th, 2014|News & Opinions|

The one thing you should take away after reading this is Guardians of the Galaxy is simply a hell of a lot of fun. No dystopian futures, no post-apocalyptic wastelands; just pure, unadulterated space fun. Shiny ships and space pirates and secret objects with hidden meanings, strange creatures and funny [...]

30 07, 2014

Something good. Something bad. A bit of Both: A Guardians of the Galaxy History

By | 2017-06-28T21:43:09+00:00 July 30th, 2014|News & Opinions|

Okay, I’ll admit that when Marvel announced Guardians of the Galaxy as part of its Phase II I was … skeptical. It’s a relatively unknown franchise that features a sentient tree and a talking raccoon as major characters, that’s a bit of a gamble. Don’t get me wrong I was [...]

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