(aka Space Men Appear in Tokyo, The Mysterious Satellite) I finally saw the original Japanese version of this film. It is amazing what a difference that can make. Frankly, I didn’t think much of this one when I saw the American dubbed version of this film, bundled in a set with several other public domain […]Read more "Uchûjin Tôkyô ni arawaru [Warning from Space] (1956)"
One of those classic dramatic challenges is creating a story which takes place in a single confined location. Now, if you look at Aristotle’s Poetics you’ll note that his ideal drama features a single action which takes place within a single day in a single location, so it is a very old challenge, although the […]Read more "Tangent Room (2017)"
“FOREWARD: Every scientific fact accepted today once burned as a fantastic fire in the mind of someone called mad. Who are we on the youngest and smallest of planets to say that the INVISIBLE RAY is impossible to science? That which you are now to see is a theory whispered in the cloisters of science. […]Read more "The Invisible Ray (1936)"