Retro-Musings: “Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot” (1967) was a goofy staple of childhood…

Mecha Memories. When I was a kid, VCRs weren’t really a thing yet (let alone DVDs, BluRays, DVRs or streaming), so you watched whatever was on TV at the time. Usually a favorite movie of yours would air once a year, if you were lucky, and you would make sure your butt was home and…

“The Suicide Squad” (2021) is a big, brutal, mean-spirited time killer…

******KEIJU-SIZED SPOILERS!!****** Good News and Bad News. The Good News. If you are, as I am, still skittish about returning to movie theaters during the current COVID-19 pandemic? You can still catch 2021’s reboot of “The Suicide Squad,” directed by James Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) on HBOMax, without an extra access code, now through…

Retro-Musings #1: “War of the Gargantuas” (1966)

In the first of what I hope (?) will be an ongoing series within this blog, I would like to focus on an older film that helped shape my childhood (for good and/or bad).   It’s a movie that I used to catch every time it came on late afternoon or early evening weekend TV….