Rayguns, Monsters, Old-Fashioned Futures, from Georges Méliès to Guillermo del Toro, from Brigitte Helm to Milla Jovovich, from Paul Wegener's Golem to Robert Downey Jr's Tony Stark. A podcast about our love of speculative fiction cinema, casting a sometimes critical eye over the genre.
This time around Nick Sauer and I go in for some stop-motion fever, looking at two of Ray Harryhausen's best, the 1963 Greek Myth Pic, Jason And The Argonauts followed by the best cowboys versus dinosaurs movie ever, 1969's The Valley Of Gwangi.
This time around, the movies are the prophetic 1933 pre-Code movie Men Must Fight and the 1972 population warning that is ZPG with Oliver Reed and Geraldine Chaplin. We go from the inevitability of war to the impossibility of controlling human nature