dream cast: (not so) hypothetical ‘Tripods’ movie

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Tripods, the 1984-85 BBC/Seven Network young adult science fiction series based on the novels by John Christopher [Amazon U.S.] [Amazon U.K.]. (This week’s Dream Cast idea comes courtesy of Ken. If you have … more…

An American Affair (review)

It was originally titled *Boy of Pigs*, which captures the near-risibility of a movie that attempts to conflate the sexual awakening of one lonely adolescent with so traumatic an event as the assassination of John F. Kennedy.