Oct 22, 2016
Onwards with Spooky SFF month, as we discuss a massively influential slice of hauntological freakiness: Nigel Kneale's terrifying The Stone Tape. It ticks all the boxes: 70s setting, shot on video, Radiophonic Workshop soundtrack. A sharply empathetic performance from Jane Asher helps to elevate this story, but the...
Oct 14, 2016
We continue Spooky SFF month with the bizarre gore-drenched
fantasy-horror The Sword And The Sorcerer.
It's a formative experience for both our futurenauts for various reasons (including a parental ban from Clive's mum and dad). Master of exploitation Albert Pyun's first movie, it features changes in tone rapid and...
Oct 8, 2016
It's October, which means Curiosity is skewing spooky. This
month our over-excitable alien chum is feeding Rob and Clive titles
with an extra layer of creepyplasma.
We start with Tobe Hooper's Lifeforce–a deranged slice of Quatermass-style oddness with added nudity, exploding corpses and weapons-grade scenery-chewing....