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Wednesday, January 7 2009

Perry Mason: Season 3 - Vol. 2

This isn't a show about character, but a puzzle to tease the viewer with brisk, complicated stories.


Wednesday, August 15 2007

20 Million Miles to Earth

This flick faithfully subscribes to the major conventions that characterized the science fiction genre during the paranoid '50s, but it's so well done that it's required viewing for those interested in modern cinema.


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.


Thursday, June 27 2002

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

The only real knock on '20 Million Miles to Earth' is one that more or less dogged Harryhausen throughout his career: his creations are more animate and sometimes infinitely more interesting than their live actor costars.


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