Ape Week Ends: Disney’s Planet of the Apes (202?)

It all began with the Pierre Boulle’s 1963 French novel La Planète des singes being acquired by Arthur P. Jacobs, a press agent turned film producer, for his APJAC Productions. Upon the success of his film adaptation of the novel as 1968’s Planet of the Apes, a quick succession of four sequels followed the original… Continue reading Ape Week Ends: Disney’s Planet of the Apes (202?)

Ape Week: Sex on Planet Ape: The Lost Erotic Ape Movies (1979 — 2002)

And you thought you’d seen it all with Empire of the Apes (2013) and Revolt of the Empire of the Apes (2017)? Well, break out the K-Y and the Trojans as we spin through a rip in the space-time continuum to a planet—lost somewhere beyond the planet Porno—where we meet the evil apes Dr. Anus… Continue reading Ape Week: Sex on Planet Ape: The Lost Erotic Ape Movies (1979 — 2002)

Exploring: Drama at the Drive-In

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bill Frugge has been a lifelong fan of the drive-in. He always remembers to return his speaker to the holder before he drives away. Throughout the '70s there existed a type of film that defied simple classification. They weren't exactly sex romps or comedies, but they could be sexy and funny. They weren't really… Continue reading Exploring: Drama at the Drive-In

Exploring (Before "Star Wars"): The Russian Antecedents of 2001: A Space Odyssey

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his rock ‘n’ roll biographies, along with horror and sci-fi novellas, on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. While Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey used Arthur C. Clark’s 1951 short story The Sentinel… Continue reading Exploring (Before "Star Wars"): The Russian Antecedents of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Exploring: 10 Tangerine Dream Film Soundtracks

About the Authors: Sam Panico runs B&S Movies. R.D Francis writes for Medium and B&S Movies. You can visit with B&S Movies on Facebook. Tangerine Dream, a German electronic band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese, is justifiably revered as pioneers in electronica, a musical style that incorporated conventional instruments such as electric guitars, acoustic… Continue reading Exploring: 10 Tangerine Dream Film Soundtracks

Exploring: 50 Gen-X Grunge Films of the Alt-Rock ‘90s

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Before Nirvana, the Spin Doctors, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Pearl Jam, no one knew the meaning of grunge, or even cared where Seattle… Continue reading Exploring: 50 Gen-X Grunge Films of the Alt-Rock ‘90s