Month: August 2017

Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars (1938 Serials)

A devastating beam of energy disrupts and begins destroying the atmosphere of Earth.  Flash Gordon (Larry “Buster” Crabbe), the genius Dr. Zarkov (Frank Shannon), and the beautiful Dale Arden (Jean Rogers) launch a rocket ship believing that once again Earth Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 19: Battling in the Arena” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XIX BATTLING IN THE ARENA Slowly I regained my composure and finally essayed again to attempt to remove the keys from the dead body of my former jailer. But as I reached out into the darkness to locate it Read More!

Faust (1926 Full Film)

Faust, or what we like to call “How the hell did they do that shot?!” is a spectacular 1926 film.  Directed by legendary F.W. Murnau and stars Gosta Ekman as Faust.  Emil Jannings as the villainous Mephisto.  Camilla Horn as the Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 18: Chained in Warhoon” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XVIII CHAINED IN WARHOON It must have been several hours before I regained consciousness and I well remember the feeling of surprise which swept over me as I realized that I was not dead. I was lying among a Read More!

The Bye Bye Man (2017 Full Movie)

Don’t say it.  Don’t think it.  Don’t say it! Don’t think it!  That will be running through your head by bedtime tonight and you probably won’t get much sleep.  The Bye Bye Man is one of your better horror movies Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 17: A Costly Recapture” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XVII A COSTLY RECAPTURE As the speaker ceased he turned to leave the apartment by the door where I was standing, but I needed to wait no longer; I had heard enough to fill my soul with dread, and Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 16: We Plan Escape” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XVI WE PLAN ESCAPE The remainder of our journey to Thark was uneventful. We were twenty days upon the road, crossing two sea bottoms and passing through or around a number of ruined cities, mostly smaller than Korad. Twice Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 15: Sola Tells Me Her Story” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XV SOLA TELLS ME HER STORY When consciousness returned, and, as I soon learned, I was down but a moment, I sprang quickly to my feet searching for my sword, and there I found it, buried to the hilt Read More!

The Addiction (1995 Full Movie)

A philosophy student from NYU, Kathleen Conklin (Lili Taylor) is suddenly attacked by a woman, “Casanova” (Annabella Sciorra), in a dark alley.  Cassanova tells Kathleen to “Order me to go away” however Kathleen is so filled with fear she can’t Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 14: A Duel to the Death” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XIV A DUEL TO THE DEATH My first impulse was to tell her of my love, and then I thought of the helplessness of her position wherein I alone could lighten the burdens of her captivity, and protect her Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 13: Love-Making on Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XIII LOVE-MAKING ON MARS Following the battle with the air ships, the community remained within the city for several days, abandoning the homeward march until they could feel reasonably assured that the ships would not return; for to be Read More!

The CE Library: The Shadow

The Shadow is a collection of serialized dramas, originally in 1930s pulp novels, and then in a wide variety of media. One of the most famous adventure heroes of the 20th century United States, The Shadow has been featured on the radio, Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 12: A Prisoner With Power” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XII A PRISONER WITH POWER As I entered and saluted, Lorquas Ptomel signaled me to advance, and, fixing his great, hideous eyes upon me, addressed me thus: “You have been with us a few days, yet during that time Read More!

The CE Library: Suspense

One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, was subtitled “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually featuring leading Hollywood actors of the era. Approximately 945 episodes were broadcast during its Read More!

And Now the Screaming Starts (1973 Full Movie)

One thing the Brits are really good at are cranking how high-concept horror movies.  “And Now the Screaming Starts” is a less than perfect example of this.  Starring the legendary Peter Cushing and Patrick Magee we’re introduced to how boring 1795 Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 11: With Deja Thoris” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XI WITH DEJAH THORIS As we reached the open the two female guards who had been detailed to watch over Dejah Thoris hurried up and made as though to assume custody of her once more. The poor child shrank Read More!

The CE Library: Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon is the hero of a space opera adventure comic strip created by and originally drawn by Alex Raymond.First published January 7, 1934, the strip was inspired by and created to compete with the already established Buck Rogers adventure strip. Starting April 22, Read More!

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962 Full Movie)

Tonight we bring you an old favorite.  The Brain That Wouldn’t Die!  It was directed by Joseph Green and written by Rex Carlton and Joseph Green.  The movie was actually filmed and canned in 1959 with the title “The Black Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 10: Champion and Chief” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER X CHAMPION AND CHIEF Early the next morning I was astir. Considerable freedom was allowed me, as Sola had informed me that so long as I did not attempt to leave the city I was free to go and Read More!

The CE Library: X Minus One

Initially a revival of NBC’s Dimension X (1950–51), the first 15 episodes of X Minus One were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations by NBC staff writers, including Ernest Kinoy and George Lefferts, of newly published science fiction stories by leading writers in the field, Read More!

Bride of the Gorilla (1951 Full Movie)

Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) is a plantation manager in the South American jungles.  He murders his employer to get his wife, Dina Van Gelder (Barbara Payton).  However; an old witch-doctor Al-Long (Gisela Werbisek) bears witness to the murder and places Read More!

A Princess of Mars – “Chapter 9: I Learn the Language” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER IX I LEARN THE LANGUAGE As I came back to myself I glanced at Sola, who had witnessed this encounter and I was surprised to note a strange expression upon her usually expressionless countenance. What her thoughts were I Read More!

The CE Library: Inner Sanctum Mystery

Inner Sanctum Mystery, also known as Inner Sanctum, a popular old-time radio program that aired from January 7, 1941, to October 5, 1952, was created by producer Himan Brown and was based on the imprint given to the mystery novels of Simon & Schuster. Read More!