Journey To The Seventh Planet (1962)

Journey To The Seventh Planet (1962)

When you pick your hotshot astronaut team for a flagship mission, you probably don’t need to screen them *that* well. I mean, you get three out of five good men and you’re golden – right? Journey to the Seventh Planet, a partnership of Ib Melchior...
The Invisible Ray (1936)

The Invisible Ray (1936)

Boris Karloff is back, and boy is his mustache startling! Top-notch caterpillar form! It haunted my dreams last night! No joke! That said – The Invisible Ray is a great sci-fi classic from Universal; the story of a scientist – Rukh, as played by Boris...
The Black Cat (1934)

The Black Cat (1934)

You’re on your honeymoon, traveling by the Orient Express. Just getting ready for sexytimes in your private train compartment. *knock-knock*, who’s there? Oh, only BELA LUGOSI – can he share your compartment for the trip? Sheesh! Talk about a...
The Fly (1958) – and The Fly (1986)

The Fly (1958) – and The Fly (1986)

As per my (new) Letterboxd persona, I briefly reviewed versions of the sci-fi horror The Fly. Both films are great, and I’m so glad I watched them back-to-back. The original film, directed by Kurt Neumann, is a simple story; it reminded me of a “Twilight...
November 4th: Godzilla (1954)

November 4th: Godzilla (1954)

Celebrating sixty years yesterday, Godzilla is one of the first of the blockbuster giant monster films, following close on the heels of The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms. The franchise now consists of 28 feature films, has been followed by countless knock-offs, and...