Synopsis: When the monster disposal facility on planet Pluton dispatches a mutated beast of insatiable appetites and sends it out into space as an electrical signal, that signal accidentally gets caught by a backyard satellite dish on the backwater planet of Earth (they don’t even have interstellar travel yet! How primitive!). The family who owns […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Terrorvision"
Trista and I had a ball going to the theater to see movies together and then writing about them in our monthly column. However, complications with her pregnancy put the kibosh on that, leaving us with access to streaming pictures. While Trista was first on bed rest, we saw quite a few pictures that were […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE SILENCED"
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"