Zero Minus Ten (1997) – Raymond Benson

While I may not have cared for Raymond Benson’s 007 short story, Blast From the Past (to be clear I liked everything but for the Penthouse Forum ending of the story) I was more than ready to return to the world of James Bond, and see what Benson could deliver with his first novel featuring…

Broken Arrow (1996) – John Woo

I dig me a John Woo movie, and I remember when Broken Arrow came out, and how me and some friends completely devoured it (and loved Hans Zimmer’s score – which got used for Scream 2 as well). Woo has had some trouble when it comes to making American films, but there always seems to…

Octopussy (1983) – John Glen

Roger Moore’s sixth outing as James Bond, 007, licence to kill, in Octopussy is this week’s Bond film. 55 at the time of filming, producers decided to stick with Moore when they learned of a rival production company luring Sean Connery back to the secret agent life with the remake of Thunderball, Never Say Never…

Gojira (1954)

Pop culture, and the films that followed in the series have been less than kind to Gojira (or Godzilla as he is known to most North American audiences), so I was glad to actuually settle in and watch this film when it showed up on my 101 Sci-Fi Movies list. It’s played straight, and coming…

Them! (1954)

Ok, well they can’t all be winners. This time, the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list brought me one that just barely held my interest. I just couldn’t get into it. It was about giant ants, so created because they came from the White Sands nuclear testing grounds, and the story was a thinly veiled film against…