(Aside: I am in the process of culling my blog posts to select those that are the best of the lot. I am planning to publish those in the not-too-distant-future. 808 more words
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They don’t make films like this anymore.
As Star Trek: Discovery nears its release, with Seth MacFarlane’s television parody The Orville hot on its tail, it felt only prudent to take a look back at one of the sci-fi parody precursors produced in the 80s, the golden decade of parody and pastiche in which… 936 more words
Life comes at you fast these days. One minute you’re pleased at yourself for sending out a clever tweet about Spacebells, the beloved Star Wars… 686 more words
There are great films that change the landscape of cinema: your Citizen Kanes and Godfathers and Days of Heavens and such and such. Then you have films that are moving depictions of the human condition and of overcoming adversity to find one’s place in the world: The Color Purple, for example, and another film I’m sure. 2,397 more words