This week Guest Star Michelle Kisner writes about the challenging and transgressive German horror movie, Melancholie der Engel (2009). Keep up with her and all her film writing via Instagram at @robotcookie! ~~~ The 2009 German exploitation film Melancholie der Engel (The Angels’ Melancholia in English) has quite […]
Science Fiction Editor Keith Allison’s mission of galactic import continues this week. In the meantime, enjoy this piece he wrote on World Without End and the action scientists of 1950s science fiction! ~~~ I spend a lot of time, perhaps too much time, waxing poetic about the golden […]
Science Fiction Editor Keith Allison is on another mission of galactic import. In the meantime, enjoy this piece he wrote on Moon Zero Two and the science fiction movies of 1968. ~~~ 1968 was a big year for science fiction. 1969 was a big year for science over […]
In the 1960s, Japan’s venerable Shochiku Studio, struggling to stay relevant amid changing times, threw up its arms and said, “Fine. Whatever!” and rapidly produced four profoundly weird science fiction and horror films: The Living Skeleton, Genocide, The X from Outer Space, and the oddest of all, Goke: Bodysnatcher from Hell.
As I am now, so too was I as a child: a forgiving viewer. I’m sure there is some sort of mathematical algorithm that can predict exactly what amount of cool stuff (as defined by me) a movie has to have to make me forget the probably greater […]
Always a man of mystery and adventure, Keith Allison is on a mission this week. He’ll return to us next month, but in the meantime, enjoy one of his earlier adventures… ~~~ Late Spring 1978, Clarksville Drive-In, Indiana — The car bounced to a halt on the uneven […]