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Wednesday, October 17 2007

Robinson Crusoe on Mars

This is not a film that will challenge our intellect or astonish us with eye popping visual effects. But then again, it's charming in its naïve re-envisioning of Defoe’s legendary character.


Monday, December 13 2004

The Naked Jungle (1954)

What sets this Naked Jungle apart is a remarkably astute depiction of the collision of the sexes, in its addition of a mail order bride for the protagonist.


Monday, October 18 2004

Conquest of Space (1955)

Merritt's protests actually date pretty well -- contemporary liberal sensibilities often subscribe to the view that space travel is a continuation or extension of the colonial impulse.


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