Film

Remember those books about genre movies?

Remember those books about genre movies?

I suspect we may come to miss the books whose authors took us through a genre, giving shape to its history and signposting us to recommended movies.  Read More »

REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049

REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049

This week, Steve reviews the new(ish) movie Blade Runner 2049. Does he like it? Have you seen it? Did you like it? Check out the review and see if you agree! Read More »

The Devil-Doll

A. Merritt on Film: Burn, Witch, Burn!

Tod Browning's adaptation of A Merritt's Burn, Witch Burn! was less faithful to the source material than a Mexican film based on the same material, but was technically a much better film. Read More »

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Seventy-nine years after Orson Welles terrified America with The War of the Worlds, BBC Radio productions of The Omen and The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula prove that the medium retains its power to chill. Read More »

Seven Footprints to Satan.

A. Merritt on Film: Seven Footprints to Satan

Taken as a spiritual successor to The Cat and the Canary, Seven Footprints to Satan is not too bad. That said, it is a shame that First National missed the chance to give filmgoers a full-blooded A. Merritt adaptation. Read More »

Unfair Review (with spoilers):  Blade Runner 2049

Unfair Review (with spoilers): Blade Runner 2049

Do androids dream of electric eyes? Not if they're Jared Leto's.... Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

In this first of three Halloween-y columns examining several media adaptations of Stephen King works, Steve talks about the new movie, and what’s wrong with IT. Read More »

What will happen to SF films when streaming conquers the universe?

What will happen to SF films when streaming conquers the universe?

The movement away from physical artifacts (DVDs and Blu-Ray discs) to streaming services may leave future science fiction film fans in the dark about classics of the genre if selection does not improve. Read More »

Review: Netflix’s Death Note

Review: Netflix’s Death Note

Being a largely cerebral story, Death Note simply doesn't lend itself very well to the TV screen. I was therefore unenthused when Netflix announced that it would turn Death Note into a movie. Read More »

TV OR MOVIE? AND I LIED! (a bit….)

TV OR MOVIE? AND I LIED! (a bit….)

This week Steve writes a very short column about a new movie. Or is it new at all? It’s from a Japanese manga and animé series. And Steve has to go vote for himself in the Auroras. Will you be voting too? Read More »

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