July 2020

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*contains spoilers When we look at the trilogy of the Office of Scientific Investigation (OSI) movies from the early to mid 1950s, we must give credit to the producer Ivan Tors (1916-83 heart attack). Tors was a European émigré, he came from Hungary in 1939, and his name is probably more familiar to those who…

Read more The Cult of The Magnetic Monster and the Office of Scientific Investigation

*contains spoilers Name: Bec. Age: 49 Occupation: Marketing and Communication Agency Owner Favourite Movie: The Blue Lagoon (1980) Starring: Christopher Atkins, Brooke Shields and Leo McKern First Saw It: I was ten and saw it at the movies but I don’t remember who I was with. Plot: A couple of children shipwrecked on a tropical…

Read more My Cult Movie: “I wanted Christopher Atkins as my boyfriend…”

*contains spoilers In Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) we are shown in fictional broad strokes how the Nazis and their leader Adolf Hitler (1889-1945 suicide) were interested in the supernatural as a possible source of weaponry – in this case the Ark of the Covenant. This relic which reputedly carried the Ten Commandments was…

Read more The Cult of the Nazi Supernatural in The Devil’s Rock and Others