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The Maze


(5/10) In a nutshell: More an old-school horror movie than a science fiction film, this low-budget effort by the visual innovator William Cameron Menzies is an atmospheric mystery play with strong expressionist leanings and a Lovecraftian atmosphere. 3,235 more words


"KING SOLOMON'S MINES" (1950) Review

“KING SOLOMON’S MINES” (1950) Review

To my knowledge, there have been at least four film adaptations of H. Rider Haggard’s 1885 adventure novel, “King Solomon’s Mines”. 893 more words


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

Your car won’t start. Your computer crashes. You drop your cell phone, and the screen cracks. You mess up someone’s order. You buy the wrong product but since you’ve thrown away the receipt and already opened it, you can’t return it. 604 more words

History of Sci-Fi Cinema 14: “It Came From Outer Space”

It Came From Outer Space (1953)
Written by Harry Essex, from a story by Ray Bradbury
Directed by Jack Arnold
Produced by William Alland
Universal… 938 more words

Classic SF Films

The Most Important Lessons I Have Learnt From Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by the late Richard Carlson is a book which I first read several years ago, and I’ve just re-read it over the past few days, hungrily reabsorbing the valuable advice within. 212 more words


The Magnetic Monster


(4/10) In a nutshell: This 1953 film uses least 10 minutes of special effects from the German film Gold and steals its premise from an Arch Oboler radio show, but still manages to come off as something quite original. 4,946 more words


“Stop Thinking & Start Living”
Richard Carlson

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