The War Of The Worlds

June 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

The 1950s were the golden era of science fiction films in Hollywood. The range of movies at the time covered all kinds of futuristic visions, from mutated insects in "Them!" and "Tarantula", the creatures and stories of Jack Arnold, [...]


May 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

When "Alien" hit theaters in 1979, science fiction movies had mostly been seen as flying saucer films with goofy looking aliens who abduct good-looking models to their ships to do whatever. At the other end of the spectrum there were space [...]


April 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

I was approaching "Progeny" with mixed feelings. I had read a few things about the production in a number of other publications, and despite the fact that two established horror icons, Bryan Yuzna and Stuart Gordon, were attached to the film, [...]


January 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

In the Bible, the word "Armageddon" names the location where the world begins to come to an end. Director Michael Bay’s "Armageddon" shows the end of the world in a different way. The film boasts amazing visual special effects, [...]

Treasures Of The Twilight Zone

November 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

There’s an interesting moment in the interview with Rod Serling on this new disk from Panasonic. Mike Wallace is talking with Serling about his "upcoming" TV show, "The Twilight Zone". By this time, Serling was already established as [...]


October 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Robocop" has become one of the most influential and memorable action films of the ‘80s, with its numerous special-effects-laden sequences and the provocative directorial style of the Dutch director, Paul Verhoeven. "Criterion [...]

Judge Dredd

September 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

After a number of rather average movies, including stints in the comedy genre, Sylvester Stallone decided to get back to his roots and do a full-blown action movie in 1994. "Judge Dredd" is the result, a no-holds-barred, futuristic action [...]

Godzilla, King Of The Monsters

May 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Godzilla is experiencing a huge revival these days, especially with the introduction of Roland Emmerich’s new incarnation of the legendary kaiju the Japanese term for giant monster. Godzilla has appeared in an impressively large array of 22 Japanese [...]


May 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

There haven’t been a lot of high quality horror movies around the last few years. The genre was slow, with only a few releases surfacing, until horrormeister Wes Craven’s smash hit "Scream" turned the focus back to horror. While it didn’t [...]

Fahrenheit 451

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Fahrenheit 451" is one of those rarest of movies – an ambitious and critical work that does not actually end once it has finished running. Based on the 1960 novel by author Ray Bradbury, "Fahrenheit 451" is an insightful study [...]
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