the bible

*contains spoilers “We’ve been dealt their doomwatch/Doomwatch,” says a local villager on the Hebridean island of Summerisle off the coast of Scotland in The Wicker Man (1973) … On the surface there seems to be an unhappy conspiracy on this island (Earth!) as actor Edward Woodward (1930-2009 in Truro, Cornwall) is an incorruptible puritan virgin…

Read more The Cult of Pagan Ritual in The Wicker Man (1973) Part One

“I’ll leave my Supermen to the comic strips,” says Holliman’s character about this supposed Nietzschean murderer whose evolution sees him disrespect the lessons of The Bible and its parables as well as psychology and the law itself. He or she can get away with killing anonymously… Hamilton doesn’t agree but he listens and understands his…

Read more The Nietzschean Superman’s Cross to Bear in The Power (1967) Part Two

*contains spoilers “Ants communicate by chemicals,” according to an actual quote by Stanford University professor Deborah M. Gordon and this is reinforced by director Bert I Gordon’s (1922-) – yes Mr BIG himself – Empire of the Ants (1977) where once again we have a nuclear link, this time nuclear waste polluting the ocean and…

Read more The Cult and Atonement of The Ant Bully but not Them! (1954) Part Two

*contains spoilers If we jump to Tucker’s The Cape Canaveral Monsters and while that film relates to the space race between superpowers back in the late 1950s, it is still relevant today with each rich nation seeming to be spending money on becoming the first to have a colony on Mars. I bet the Martians…

Read more The Cult of Director Phil Tucker’s The Cape Canaveral Monsters (Part Two)