Space travel is boring. There. We said it. Not that it is a real surprise: after all, those live TV broadcasts of space missions, where every trivial action required a complicated exchange with Mission Control, were already ripe for parody in 1979 when John Lurie threw together his No Wave film, Men in Orbit. But the […]Read more "Space Trucker Bruce (2014)"
Film exists in a lot of odd little categories. Like any other art form, it can be driven by all sorts of strange circumstances, whether strong personalities, odd opportunities, or a particular place and time that brought certain things together. The results are often interesting, but rarely satisfying for outsiders. For about a decade (75-85 […]Read more "Men in Orbit (1979)"