Looper

SUB-GENRES: Action / Thriller DIRECTED BY: Rian Johnson WRITTEN BY: Rian Johnson RELEASE: 2012 PEW PEW: Looper has a nearly perfect action-to-suspense ratio. It’s a really, really cool flick. CAT FOOD: The film’s message is ultimately quite beautiful, using grey morality to great effect to examine what makes heroes heroes and villains villains. I know….

Heavy Metal

SUB-GENRES: Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Comedy DIRECTED BY: Gerald Potterton WRITTEN BY: Daniel Goldberg & Len Blum (screenplay); Based on art and stories by Richard Corben, Angus McKie, Dan O’Bannon, Thomas Warkentin, & Bernie Wrightson RELEASE: 1981 PEW PEW: There is a great deal of animated action once you get into the thing,…

Invasion of the Pod People

SUB-GENRES: Horror / Drama / Sexploitation / Mockbuster DIRECTED BY: Justin Jones WRITTEN BY: Leigh Scott (screenplay); Based on a novel by Jack Finney RELEASE: 2007 PEW PEW: Nope. CAT FOOD: People are frisky. Aliens are friskier. Jack Finney’s novel The Body Snatchers and its concept left an indelible mark on me and, as such,…