Memory Banks

My Top Nine Films Based on Comic Strips

   “My Top Nine”… it seems to be a thing now. Well, it’s only my second top nine list, but is could be a thing. Why not a Top Ten? In both cases I really couldn’t come up with ten picks, for the life of me.    This one is simple. Comic strips to the… Continue reading My Top Nine Films Based on Comic Strips

Collecting

That Moment when I became a Comics Collector

   Back in 1978-79 my Mom surprised me with two subscriptions to Marvel comics. One was for the Amazing Spider-Man and the other was for the Incredible Hulk. I had picked up three comic book at a toy store, and they had captured my imagination. That may have been why she subscribed for me.    My first issues… Continue reading That Moment when I became a Comics Collector

Screening Room

Revisiting Roger Corman’s Fantastic Four (1994)

   Today we are celebrating the return of the Fantastic Four in Marvel Comics, with a viewing of the first Fantastic Four film! This is my favorite FF flick. I hope that Marvel Studios does re-acquire the rights to the property so we can have an MCU movie, soon. Here at the Quantum Multiverse Secret Headquarters, we… Continue reading Revisiting Roger Corman’s Fantastic Four (1994)

Screening Room

The Omega Man (1971)

   “Two years after much of humankind was destroyed in a global war with biological weapons, Doctor Robert Neville leads a solitary existence in Los Angeles. Those humans that do remain are pigment-less albino creatures that roam the night destroying what remnants that may exist of the previous civilization. Neville, who had worked on an… Continue reading The Omega Man (1971)

Screening Room

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Nimoy, Sutherland, and Goldblum all contribute to make this movie very memorable.    So for the first time, last weekend, I watched the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers. It was pretty entertaining. Nothing too spectacular visually, about what you would expect from a film from the 1950’s. Overall I enjoyed it, and found it… Continue reading Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)