Articles tagged william hopper

Perry Mason: Season 3 - Vol. 2

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

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15 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

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.

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18 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

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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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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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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