the man who fell to earth

*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…

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*contains spoilers “Our freedom for our knowledge,” says a character in The Cape Canaveral Monsters (1960) in his bid to strike a deal of release from his alien captors as he then speaks Pig Latin to his cuffed girlfriend, something which fools these evil characters who are bent on stopping the Earth from ever exploring…

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*contains spoilers The musician Sting (1951-) appears to have had a rather desultory film career. It all seemed to have started so promisingly with the big screen adaptation of writer Dennis Potter’s (1935-94 pancreatic cancer) tv play Brimstone & Treacle (1982). But his music seems to have taken precedence in the years that followed… Not…

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