BEST OF 2020: APRIL

Balladeer’s Blog’s end of year retrospective continues with this look at April’s best:

mars menMARS MEN (1976) MOVIE REVIEW – My review of the Thailand/ Japan/ Taiwan monster movie mashup. Click HERE.

THE HISTORY OF AN EXTINCT PLANET (1884): ANCIENT SCIENCE FICTION – Plenty of brilliant concepts in this neglected sci-fi gem. Click HERE.

THE GUARDIAN’S MELANIE PHILLIPS: WHY I LEFT THE LEFT – She speaks for so many of us. Click HERE

STALKER (1976-1976): SWORD AND SORCERY SERIES – For this look at a combination Witcher, Conan and Game of Thrones click HERE.

THE INVISIBLE MAN (1984) – Forgotten British television adaptation of the H.G. Wells classic. Click HERE.

GeorgesGEORGES (1843): Alexandre Dumas’ novel about a swashbuckling swordsman fighting slavery. Click HERE.

DAYBREAK (1896): ANCIENT SCIENCE FICTION – The moon hits the Earth, plus Mars’ equivalent of Jesus? Click HERE.

APRIL FOOL’S DAY WITH THE FOOL KILLER – A quick guide to the original Fool Killer Letters of the 1800s and beyond. Click HERE.

ToomorrowTOOMORROW (1970) – My movie review of Olivia Newton John’s deep dark secret. Click HERE.

TRUMP’S PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM FURTHERS HIS FDR IMAGE – As I’ve said before, de facto Third Party President Donald Trump has been the best president of my lifetime when it comes to his aid for the working class and the poor. Click HERE.

A PLUNGE INTO SPACE (1890): ANCIENT SCIENCE FICTION – A Steampunk journey to Mars. Click HERE.

TOP MOVIES OF SHINYA TSUKAMOTO – Balladeer’s Blog looks at the director’s best HERE.

rivals of sherlockDOCTOR THORNDYKE – A rival of Sherlock Holmes in a great mystery adapted for television. Click HERE.

THE AMERICAN GIRLS (1978): FORGOTTEN TELEVISION – Female reporters as the new Charlie’s Angels? Click HERE.

SNARKY TELEVISION LISTINGS – Comedic synopses of popular programs. Click HERE.

masc graveyard smallerTWENTY WRY QUOTES – The title says it all. Click HERE.

MARTIN LUTHER KING PERSON OF COURAGE KAREN WHITSETT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP – Click HERE.

INCIDENT AT PHANTOM HILL (1966) – A neglected western about a hunt for Confederate gold. Click HERE.

SIXTY MINUTES ON THE WUHAN CORONAVIRUS’ ORIGINS IN THE CHINESE “WET MARKETS” – The title says it all. Click HERE.

THE MONSTER OF LAKE LA METRIE (1899): ANCIENT SCIENCE FICTION – A human’s brain is transplanted into the body of a dinosaur. Steampunk kaiju! Click HERE.

LOCAL 58 – An eerie ARG from the creator of Candle Cove. Click HERE.

DEMOCRAT BIGOTS ATTACK A MARTIN LUTHER KING PERSON OF COURAGE – Democrats are gonna Democrat. Click HERE.

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Filed under Bad and weird movies, Neglected History, opinion

8 responses to “BEST OF 2020: APRIL

  1. Pingback: BEST OF 2020: APRIL — Balladeer’s Blog – El Noticiero de Alvarez Galloso

  2. Johnny P

    Toomorrow was the best one!

  3. Katt

    Toomorrow! Do I need to say any more?

  4. Tyson

    Those snarky tv listing made me laugh so hard! Almost like Honest Trailers stuff.

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