Category: Science-Fiction

Superargo! Help Me!

The Mexico of lucha libre films is just about as close to my version of the Promised Land as you can get. I’d gladly turn in our world of turmoil for a world where the biggest news comes when pro wrestlers have to thwart the diabolical scheme of […]

Space Greasers in Love

Redline is the sort of movie that might spontaneously spawn during a Guitar Wolf concert. It’s over-the-top, anarchic, and every frame is infused with the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. It also has a sweet, doe-eyed love story beneath all the engine revving and hair grease.

From the Archives: Where Is All You Angels

Keith Allison is currently battling a sentient virus attempting to control his immune system and, through him, all of humanity. If all goes well, he will be back next month with a new piece. In the meantime, please enjoy this piece on William Burroughs and Duran Duran’s “Wild […]

I’d Like to Be Under the Sea

“To build a city at the bottom of the sea…insanity! But where else could we be free from the clutching hands of the parasites? Where else could we build an economy that they would not try to control? A society that they would not try to destroy? It […]

We’re Here to Explore Uranus

Journey to the Seventh Planet deals with a journey to the planet Uranus, and as anyone can tell you, it is the God-given right of people discussing this planet to make as many jokes as they can. Some movies will try and head you off at the pass, […]

If You Love Something, Let It Reboot

A few years ago, I wrote a passionate screed for a now defunct website* in which I projectile spat indignant globs of fury at the very idea the Doctor — the Doctor Who Doctor, not Star Trek: Voyager’s hologram medic — should regenerate into a woman. I had very good, very […]