An amalgamation of educational drama and grade-Z science fiction that was the first ever non-documentary film made expressly for IMAX
This ambitious French science fiction drama from 1972 can be viewed as the little-known forerunner of CLOSE ENOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
2017’s gross-out movie of note, a freeform exercise in sub-Cronenbergian excess with a satiric thrust and overall fixation on bodily secretion
The “Most Compelling Novel of the Unknown Ever Written?” I’m not sure about that…
It’s a fact that science fiction dates faster and more dramatically than any other genre, especially when it hails from early-1920s Russia, as is the case with AELITA by Alexei Tolstoy
Low budget and science fiction might seem mutually exclusive terms, but I believe the following ten films prove otherwise
It’s a fact that in certain situations a low budget can be a virtue
Here it is, the first installment of my “Bedlam in Print” overview of the previous year’s publishing output.
This is a vital acquisition for all true film buffs, a memoir by a legendary set decorator about his work on STAR WARS and ALIEN
NIGHT OF TEARS is actually a tepid and uneventful potboiler that attempts to blend three distinct subgenres–gothic romance, alien invasion and crime thriller–into a not-very-satisfying whole.