Starship Troopers (1997): “Why I Need to Stop Worrying about the Poor Portrayal of Women in Space Flicks and Just Love This Movie”

Author’s Note: Please note this is a film review that addresses the creative art of filmmaking only, which attempts to help the viewer reach an understanding regarding the creative development of its subject-film genre. This review is not a political dissertation in support of or in contradiction of any sociopolitical belief system (we get into […]

2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 26: Starship Troopers (1997)

Day 31 of the Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge is 26. MILITARY INVOLVEMENT. When the men in green take on the little green men. I’ve decided to go with a movie that gets unfairly maligned — Paul Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers, which may be the most anti-government, anti-imperialism movie ever made. Trust me — I have plenty to say about […]

Beyond Lemuria (2007)

Whoa, this movie. Have you ever listened to Coast to Coast AM when Art Bell hosted it and would do open calls? This is the video version, complete with stories about HP Lovecraft stories being real, UFOs around Mt. Shasta, the Shavers mystery, Jesus, three-eyed aliens, orgasm torture, conspiracy conventions and so much more. There’s a ninja, […]

Meteor (1979)

How do movies get inspired? Sometimes, they come to us whole cloth. Other times, they’re inspired by a book, a comic or an old TV show. And in other occasions, they’re based on crazy theories, like 2004’s The Day After Tomorrow taking a cue from the speculative science tome The Coming Global Superstorm by Art […]

ANOTHER HOLE IN THE HEAD FILM FESTIVAL 2022: Friday the 13th Vengeance 2: Bloodlines (2022)

Even if there’s never a new Friday the 13th movie, director Jason Brooks — who stars as Jason and co-wrote this with Kim Terreson (who was also an assistant director and in charge of props) — have sidestepped the legal battles over who owns the franchise and have made a fan film that is honestly better […]