Canon City

Here in Colorado we have a town called Canon City (that’s pronounced Canyon). It’s primarily known for two things. First is the Royal Gorge, a very narrow and steep canyon formed by the Arkansas River. A suspension bridge crosses it which really serves no other purpose than to be a tourist attraction. It was the... Continue Reading →

Battle Beyond the Stars

After “Star Wars” hit it big in 1977, sci-fi was in again, and studios scrambled to get outer space adventure films into the pipeline.  Of course, Roger Corman was one of them.  1980’s “Battle Beyond the Stars” was his biggest production to date, but it was a familiar story.  Screenwriter John Sayles turned to Akira... Continue Reading →

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