mister X riff/analyzes this oft-overlooked bit of mainstream weirdness – Oliver Stone presents WILD PALMS. One of ABC’s tentpole miniseries, they unwittingly unleashed a cyberpunk fever dream into America’s living rooms plus used Robert Loggia as you should and Ben Savage the way someone needs to AGAIN!
The nightmare becomes reality as mister X revels in the comfortable cloak of Italian zombie ripoffs as he riff/analyzes NIGHTMARE CITY
mister X does an analytical retrospective of VICE’s debut season, edited and scored in the style of the show itself
Recently I was showing the 1982 film, Poltergeist, to some friends who marveled over the neat vintage stuff in the kid’s room. Of course, in 1982, this stuff was not vintage. A lot of these were toys I grew up with. At the time the movie was made, the set dressing called for toys, so they probably grabbed whatever was available and popular at that time. There is quite a lot of Star Wars toys in that room but with Speilberg and Lucas being friends, it would not have been hard to put [...]
In case you don’t know, Repo Man is one of my all-time favorite movies. The plot is attractive, the soundtrack kicks-ass, and there are many topics to be discussed about. So before we move further, I have to remind you once again that this is NOT a typical-style movie review. I’m not going to tell you the plot of the film or tell you why I love Repo Man. Instead, I’m going to analyse the meaning of this film and topics depicted in this cult [...]