The Explosive Generation

The teenagers in our movie today have what may be one of the coolest things ever. They have Captain James T. Kirk for a teacher! Of course, this is was a few years before he would go where no man has gone before. Still, these kids were smart enough to tell that this guy had…

Atlantis, The Lost Continent

Earlier this month, we mourned the passing of Ray Harryhausen. One of Harryhausen’s earliest jobs was working for another effects pioneer, George Pal, on his series of Puppetoons films. Pal went on to produce and/or direct a wonderful variety of films…including “The War of the Worlds,” “The Time Machine,” and “The 7 Faces of Dr.…

The Nude Bomb

There are two sorts of movie adaptations of TV shows…those that come many years after the original series, with a new cast playing the classic roles, and those that bring the original cast members to the big screen. Today’s film was based on the classic 60’s comedy Get Smart. Coming ten years after the end…