Synopsis: Following a massive earthquake strong enough to break off LA from the continent and Christian fundamentalism’s rise to take over US government, America becomes a proud, pious utopia (or a dystopia to those who aren’t buying in to that particular form of Christianity). An elected for life President (Cliff Robertson) rules the nation with […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAY: ESCAPE FROM LA"
So, June has become an unofficial month for enjoying Kurt Russell movies around the Robichaud household. He’s an actor that just doesn’t get enough credit for the pictures he has made both within the sf/f/h genre as well as outside. This week, we will be checking in with one of the overlooked flicks from his […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: SOLDIER"
Trista and I lived for a time in San Antonio, Texas for a few years. That burg is a regular Military Town, USA. While there, we got to know quite a few soldiers during and have mucho respect for folks who bring honor to the services. Today, the nation remembers the sacrifices made by our […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: SPECTRAL"
Synopsis: When a billion-dollar deep-water research facility decides to plumb the depths of one of the deeper trenches off the coast of China, they make a revolutionary discovery: What was thought to be the ocean floor is merely a cold layer of gasses, which has been isolating an even deeper region. Down they go through […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE MEG"
This week finds C. C. Blake’s own magazine of lived in futures returning with its eleventh installment. Two more stories about tough guys and gals caught in tougher situations finds Rick Cave and returning backup character Dutch up to their necks in trouble. For this week, Blake originally delivered a column titled “The Crook in […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: C. C. BLAKE’S SWEATY SPACE OPERAS, ISSUE 11"
So, life has interrupted things this week. Our little girl turned two and my folks came down from Michigan. No review of Donald E. Westlake’s KAHAWA this week. However, I thought I would put up a blast from the past review. Years ago, before I started co-writing the Alamo Cinema Massacre column for the Cinema […]Read more "RUDE BIOLOGY: “The Things” by Peter Watts"