Galaxy of Terror (1981) – Bruce D. Clark

The next stop for me in the Sci-Fi Chronicles book is the works of James Cameron, and this is where he got some of his start (and where a behind the scenes worker, Bill Paxton, also did some work) as the film’s production designer. Cameron did some special effects work for this Roger Corman produced B-movie (something…

Foxy Brown (1974) – Jack Hill

The iconic and lovely Pam Grier stars in this blaxploitation film that makes a very welcome appearance on the 101 Action Movies list. Grier is sexy, kicks ass, and sets the stage for future action heroines as the titular Foxy Brown. When her boyfriend, the original Battlestar Galactica’s Colonel Tigh – Terry Carter, a narcotics…

Mimesis (2011) – Douglas Schulze

Hitting blu-ray and DVD shelves this week is this interesting little release from Anchor Bay Films, Mimesis, which loosely translated means imitation or mimicry. Directed by Douglas Schulze the film posits the idea why watch a horror movie when you can live one? And this is what happens to the poor folk who are fool…