Tagged: adventure

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The Deceivers: Loose Cannon, by David Bax

1988’s The Deceivers, playing in theaters now in a new restoration, is produced by Ismail Merchant but it’s not quite what you imagine when you think of a Merchant/Ivory production. For one thing, it’s not directed by James Ivory. Instead,...

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Voyagers: Preprogrammed, by David Bax

Each of the young men and women on board the massive spaceship in Neil Burger’s Voyagers (not counting chaperone/father figure Richard, played by Colin Farrell) has been trained for their crucial mission since birth. Their top flight education is self-evident;...

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The Cast of Cthulhu: Annihilation

A fair bit of dillydallying on this episode before the discussion on Alex Garland’s criminally underseen Annihilation including a (very) lengthy discussion on WandaVision and the Disney’s grey morality as a content/art provider, a less lengthy discussion at 27:46 about why we’d rather fight with...

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The Cast of Cthulhu: Cold Skin

Before we get into reviewing the not quite Lovecraftian Cold Skin, we’ve got some real eldritch horrors to discuss. Cut rate Corman clone Charles Band – yeah, him – is producing a sequel to From Beyond called Miskatonic U: The Resonator and there are behind the scenes photos to feast...

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Soul: Outtakes, by David Bax

In the movies, all jazz musicians are struggling jazz musicians, nobly suffering the slings and arrows of a cold, modern world while bearing the flame of jazz, keeping alive the last symbol we have left of a past we no...