Category Archives: science fiction film

Silver Saucers & Bug-Eyed Monsters

Keep Watching the Skies: American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties (21st Century Edition) by Bill Warren (Introduced by Howard Waldrop) McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers (2010) A thoroughly remarkable tome. At once an invaluable, nay, exhaustive resource and a … Continue reading

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I have seen the future…

…and it looks like this: <p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/147365861″>UNCANNY VALLEY</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user12563589″>3DAR</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

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“The Lobster” (2016)

The Lobster  Director:  Yorgos Lanthimos Writer(s):  Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux, John C. Reilly, Ashley Jensen Don’t get me wrong, I genuinely liked “The Lobster”. Love the notion of an alt-reality where being single … Continue reading

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“Jodorowsky’s Dune” (film review)

Jodorowsky’s Dune (2014) Director:  Frank Pavich Madness. Pure madness attempting to translate Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel into a feature length movie in the first place. The production was bound to be difficult, the special effects alone pushing mid-1970’s … Continue reading

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“The Zero Theorem” (Directed by Terry Gilliam)

Director: Terry Gilliam Screenplay: Pat Rushin Cast: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Matt Damon Terry Gilliam wants to know what makes us special. What separates us, as individuals, from the hive mind of humanity, the constant background … Continue reading

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“The Lost World” (1925)–Roxy Theatre, Saskatoon

To this longtime cinephile, the Roxy Theatre’s “Silence is Golden” series is the film event of the year and I never fail to pencil it in to my calendar. I was fortunate to attend “Metropolis” back in 2010 and found … Continue reading

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Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013)

He was with us so long, we came to believe he’d live forever. Sadly, that wasn’t the case. Even legends fade with the passage of time and, eventually, the mountains will slowly crumble away and the sun will flicker, flare … Continue reading

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