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My Top Ten Oriental Mystery Movies of the 1930s

Lies, deceit, racism, greed, and moral turpitude. No, I’m not talking about the White House. I’m referring to an unusual sub-genre of film that I find quite interesting — 1930s mystery movies that feature oriental themes and Asian characters. By … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Science Fiction Movies about the Moon

There are surprisingly few science fiction films that feature trips to the moon. Here are my 10 favorites. 1. First Men in the Moon (1964) – Story based on an H. G. Wells novel. In 1899, two men and a … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Man-Eating Plant Movies

When I was young, I was fascinated by movies that had man-eating plants. There are a surprising number of such movies. Here are 10 of my favorites. 1. The Lost Continent (1968) – A British Hammer film that almost defies … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movie Villainesses

Science Fiction is one of my favorite film genres. There aren’t many memorable villain roles played by women. Here are my top ten. 1. The Borg Queen from Star Trek: First Contact (1996) – Played by actress Alice Krige, the … Continue reading

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A Recap of Science Fiction Movies of 2015

I enjoy watching science fiction movies. Now that 2015 is well past, here are my opinions of ten significant (meaning only that I saw them) science fiction movies from 2015. It wasn’t a great year. 1. The Martian – When … Continue reading

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Top Ten Submarines in Science Fiction Movies

Like many of my geeky colleagues, I enjoy watching science fiction movies. I also enjoy watching movies about submarines. And so, naturally, here are my top ten submarines that appear in science fiction movies. 1. The Nautilus from “20,000 Leagues … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Menus

Like many technical people, I’m not really much of a restaurant person. When I eat out I’m usually in my car, talking to a microphone in a clown’s head, and ordering the number 7 combination. With that lack of expertise … Continue reading

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