Tag: the moon

“You’re the first man I’ve ever seen”

At Film School Rejects, Catherine Stratton’s video essay “Fandor presents: Lady Lands” discusses films like Catwomen of the Moon, Fire Maidens of Outer Space and The Queen of Outer Space, in which there are planets of space ladies who seem in charge but are really waiting for earth […]

“Aliens Are Jerks”

The Gutter’s own Carol infiltrates Teleport City‘s limits to contribute to TC’s Space: 1999 series with her piece on aliens and what big jerks they are. “Space: 1999 taught me two valuable lessons. The first is that space is depressing and best represented by the color taupe. The […]

The Sensationalism of Trip To The Moon

“As early as 1929 Kodak identified the potential for colour to affect the emotions. Whilst Kodak developed Sonochrome tints like Rose Doree to ‘quicken the respiration’ and Peachblow for ‘brief, joyous moments’, twenty years before, Méliès applied translucent aniline dyes to create spectacle and to provoke sensation in […]