Retro-Musings: Demonic myths and ancient Martians meet in 1967’s “Quatermass and the Pit”…

*****SPACESHIP-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!***** When I was a kid, there was a cool little sci-fi/horror flick I used to catch on TV all the time. The movie, known here in the States as “Five Million Years to Earth,” concerned London subway excavators who stumble upon a five million year-old Martian spaceship, unwittingly unleashing a deadly alien…

Retro-Musings: “One Million Years B.C.” (1966) 55 years later…

***** ONE MILLION YEAR OLD SPOILERS!! ***** A Dabba Doo Time. When I was a little kid, I was a card-carrying dinosaur nut. As early as I can remember, the names of the dinosaurs would rattle off my tongue; diplodocus, brontosaurus, triceratops, brachiosaurus, tyrannosaurus rex, allosaurus, etc. I had many dinosaur books and toys as…