Everywhere it’s: Signs!

A few weeks ago, I went to see A Quiet Place. That movie was a’ight, but you know what it reminded me of? Another movie in which a hapless family is tormented by (allegorical?) aliens with a completely weaksauce weakness. That’s right, I’m talkin’ about Signs! Signs...
The Thing from Another World (1951)

The Thing from Another World (1951)

A tidy little horror thriller helmed by Howard Hawks’  production company (rumors maintain he directed most of the film, uncredited), The Thing from Another World is generally known in sci-fi circles as the original movie that inspired John Carpenter’s The...
Solaris (1972)

Solaris (1972)

In the opening moments of sci-fi horror/drama Solaris, psychologist Kris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) spends a last day on earth with a retired and shattered colleague, as well as his own aunt and father. Kelvin is about to embark to a hobbled space station...
The Hideous Sun Demon (1959)

The Hideous Sun Demon (1959)

The dangers of tanning! Or – is it dipsomania? In fact, the allegory to alcoholism is none-too-subtle in The Hideous Sun-Demon (1959), the story of a scientist exposed to radiation and transformed into a kind of reverse-lycanthropic state. It’s hard to...