THE LOST WORLD

In the middle of the twentieth century, you fall off the brink of time! THE LOST WORLD (1960) is a fantasy/adventure/action film brought to us by 20th Century Fox and the great Irwin Allen. The movie is rather loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The plot involves exploring a lost plateau in […]

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TORCHWOOD: SOMETHING IN THE WATER

TORCHWOOD SOMETHING IN THE WATER TORCHWOOD: SOMETHING IN THE WATER is a novel by Trevor Baxendale based upon the BBC series TORCHWOOD and published in 2008.  TORCHWOOD was a DOCTOR WHO spin-off series centering on the adventures of Captain Jack Harkness – one-time companion to The Doctor – and the Torchwood Institute. Founded in 1879 by Queen Victoria as a secret […]

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november nouveau: quantum of solace

Have regrets. Get revenge. QUANTUM OF SOLACE (2008) is a secret agent film and the second James Bond movie to star Daniel Craig. It was produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson thru their Eon Productions, directed by Marc Forster, and written by Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade. In addition to Daniel Craig […]

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Geektoberfest: the magnetic monster

THE MAGNETIC MONSTER! “It’s hungry! It has to be fed constantly – or it will reach out its magnetic arm and grab at anything within its reach and kill it. It’s monstrous, Stewart, monstrous. It grows bigger and bigger!” THE MAGNETIC MONSTER (1953) is an American science fiction film independently made and produced by Ivan Tors […]

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Geektoberfest: THEM!

THEM! Kill one and two takes its place! THEM! (1954) Is an American science fiction/monster movie produced by David Weisbart and directed by Gordon Douglas. It stars James Whitmore, James Arness, Edmund Gwenn, and Joan Weldon. The film is based on a story by George Worthing Yates, which was developed into a screenplay by Ted Sherdeman, […]

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GEEKTOBERFEST: Gene Roddenberry’s spectre

Gene Roddenberry’s  SPECTRE SPECTRE is a 1977 British horror film made-for-television and produced by Gene Roddenberry. Yes, that’s right I said Gene Roddenberry. He also co-wrote it with Samuel A. Peebles (ADVANCE TO THE REAR [1967], FINAL CHAPTER: WALKING TALL [1977])and it was directed by Clive Donner (WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT? [1965], DEAD MAN’S FOLLY [1986]). The plot revolves […]

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