The Faceless Star (2019)

Honorable Mention You have no excuse not to watch this one. After all, it’s short. In fact, it’s only a minute long. This is an intense, mini-documentary about the great Haruo Nakajima… …What, you never heard of him?  That’s because he was the unseen actor under all of Godzilla‘s foam rubber, who played one of […]

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Link (1986)

Honorable Mention (Well…It might be Science Fiction… Depends on How You Look at it…) Imagine what would have happened if Alfred Hitchcock had made a horror film about a murderous ape. It doesn’t take too much imagination to picture it a lot like Richard Franklin’s Link.  After all, the Australian director was a great admirer […]

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Serenity (2019)

First of all, let’s make sure everyone is clear on one thing: This is not, I repeat, not, the film continuation of Joss Whedon’s Firefly. On the surface, at least, this is yet another neo-noir thriller, with Matthew McConaughey playing to type as Baker Dill, a grungy, down-on-his-luck owner of a fishing charter business, whose […]

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