BEST OF JANUARY 2021

December is the time for end of the year retrospectives, so here is a look at Balladeer’s Blog’s Best of January 2021.

Mysterious Planet posterMYSTERIOUS PLANET (1982) – My review of this forgotten science fiction bomb which vaguely parallels the Jules Verne novel Mysterious Island. This unintentionally hilarious flick is one of the worst movies ever made. Click HERE

SIXTEEN FAILED PREDICTIONS FROM 1975 – Four provinces seceding from Canada to join the United States? Indonesia trying to conquer Australia? A military junta in France? All this and more with a look at predictions which were WAY off. Click HERE.

godfather re editTHE GODFATHER CODA (2020 Edit) – My review of Francis Ford Coppola’s December 2020 re-edit of Godfather III. I look at the reshuffling of scenes, the omission of some and different takes for others. Click HERE.

DYSTOPIA NATION: TECHNO TYRANTS – A fanciful tale of Big Tech tyranny which has in many ways come true. Click HERE.

rivals sherlockRIVALS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES – Episodes of the 1970s series. Duckworth Drew HERE, Charles Dallas HERE, J.T. Laxworthy HERE, and Professor Van Dusen HERE.

ANNE SPIELBERG – Steven’s sister was involved with some very bad science fiction flops in 1980 and 1981. My reviews of them are HERE.

BEST OF BIDEN GOOFS AND GAFFES – The hilarious mock commercial for a collection of Joe Biden’s blithering idiocy. Click HERE.

nick in pragueNICK CARTER IN PRAGUE (1978) – My review of the tongue-in-cheek Czech film about Nick Carter, the American Dime Novel and Pulp hero of long ago. This movie is part arthouse flick, part Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy. Click HERE

SPARE ME THE HYPOCRISY – A look at the events from January 6th, 2021. Click HERE.

object z picOBJECT Z – An overlooked British television miniseries from 1965. Six episodes in glorious black and white.

If you liked the old Quatermass stories then Object Z is definitely for you. Click HERE.

HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE THE DONALD? – For this item click HERE.

the spirit picTHE SPIRIT AND HIS GREATEST FOES – A look at the powers and enemies of the Spirit, Will Eisner’s iconic superhero. Click HERE.

MOTHER JONES ON DONALD TRUMP – For this item click HERE.

TULSI GABBARD BLASTS BIG TECH, JOHN BRENNAN AND ADAM SCHIFF – For this item click HERE.

GODS ALONG THE SOUL’S JOURNEY IN FIJIAN MYTHOLOGY – For this item click HERE.

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