Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project is a tight little AI-drama starring some television royalty (including Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, and Gordon Pinsent in an ensemble cast) that will probably please those who love those sorts of films. The very premise of the film –...
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

Described as “an Iranian Western vampire film, directed by a woman!!!”, this film’s supposed novelty should in no way prejudice a moviegoer from viewing it. The film is at once fresh and familiar, combining┬ásparse elements of 80s and...
Silent Running (1972)

Silent Running (1972)

I watched this film many years ago, and recently re-watched as homework for the Bmoviecast podcast. Seeing it as a child, it seems it was one of those films that contributed to my impression of the seventies being an uninspired, alienating experience in Western life....
Inherent Vice (2014)

Inherent Vice (2014)

There was so very, very much to enjoy about the first few moments of this film that I was uniquely disappointed to watch it fall apart. This is a drug-fueled neo-noir with a lot of star power, and lead actor Joaquin Phoenix was wonderful. Even if the project...
When Worlds Collide (1951)

When Worlds Collide (1951)

When Worlds Collide is a lot less sci-fi and a lot more of a science-drama. The plot, briefly: courier pilot David Randall (Richard Derr) is our everyman, at film’s opening┬átransporting valuable information from one group of scientists to the next. During┬áhis...