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Hidden Dragon

Oliver Stone wrote what was to become one of the most beloved and most frequently quoted screenplays of the eighties when he scripted Brian De Palma’s Scarface (1983). Insufficiently appreciated … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · 23 Comments

Spinning the Wheel and Cross

“There are such objects as the wheel and the cross that are known all over the world, yet that have a symbolic significance under certain conditions,” writes Carl Jung in … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · 23 Comments

“Icarus Did Nothing Wrong”: Riding Brandon Adamson’s Skytrain to Nowhere

Brandon Adamson’s third major poetry collection, Skytrain to Nowhere, results from the author’s “meditative, recreational” rides on the Sky Train rail system at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport, and is … Continue reading

February 24, 2019 · 3 Comments

Deep Piranha

On one level, 1978’s Piranha, released by Roger Corman’s New World Pictures in the wake of the popularity of Jaws and waves of other nature-themed horror movies of the period, … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · 12 Comments

The Sexual Revolution and the End of the Road

The following is an excerpt from my recently published book, Protocols of the Elders of Zanuck: Psychological Warfare and Filth at the Movies. As woman metamorphosed into a professional as … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 · 11 Comments

Buy My Book, You Bigots!

Most of my life has frankly been pretty tawdry and stupid, with few accomplishments I can claim for myself; but if I die tonight – culturally enriched in some dark … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · 112 Comments

Invasion of the Culture Snatchers

Last year, Shout! Factory rereleased Philip Kaufman’s 1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers remake through its Scream Factory label. Included on the stacked Blu-ray are interview extras imported from the … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · 71 Comments

Staked Alaska

October 2017 will mark the tenth anniversary of the premiere of the savage 30 Days of Night, David Slade’s movie adaptation of the graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · 20 Comments

The Devil’s Marxists

Rob Zombie (stage name of Massachusetts native Robert Cummings) has, since the moonrise of the twenty-first century, made a name for himself as a filmmaker with outings such as his … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · 64 Comments

Knights in Black Leather

The late Mick Farren, in addition to leaving behind a respectable catalogue of confrontational sixties-seventies British psych and proto-punk, was the author of several science-fiction novels as well as assorted … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · 16 Comments