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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
There’s something to be said for patience. Or for grim determination. Whichever you think best suits the situation. Sometimes, you endure something unenjoyable simply because you’re committed to an overarching principle, and in the end the investment of time in that unenjoyable stint results in blossoming appreciation for […]