Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

In mankind’s first mission to the moon, five astronauts (Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, “Queen of the ‘B’s” Marie Windsor, Douglas Fowley, and William Phipps) wake out of their space-sleep to run into some technical problems. One chemical fire...
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

Hotshot nuclear submarine Seaview, pet project of Admiral Nelson (Walter Pidgeon), is being heralded for its technology. It’s also inexplicably huge! My son kept making jokes about this: “…and on the left, we have our museum complete with life-size...
The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Inspired by 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Strange World of Planet X (also released as Cosmic Monsters) is a fun little black-and-white sci-fi/horror, produced in England alongside The Trollenberg Terror (also released as The Crawling Eye). Starring...
The Golden Bat / Ôgon batto (1966)

The Golden Bat / Ôgon batto (1966)

The Golden Bat (the bat) is a new species discovered in Bolivia last year. But The Golden Bat (the immortal caped being with an unconvincing skull-face) is a comic creation from 1930 known to be the first Japanese superhero – and widely regarded as the first...
RoboCop (1987) vs. RoboCop (2014)

RoboCop (1987) vs. RoboCop (2014)

You either believe a sleazy 80s cop action rated-R satire can be genius – or you don’t. I do. I do believe in fairies, I do! And Robocop (1987) has it all. It’s as if someone made a version of all those terrible 80s action films I’m willing to...