Michael Archive

Approaching the Unknown

Feature debut of writer/director Mark Elijah Rosenberg, his ambition and vision cannot be faulted, the chronicle of Captain William D Stanaforth (Kingsman: The Secret Service‘s Mark Strong) and
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The Monster

There is an adage, that if you must steal, steal from the best, and the opening lines of writer/director Bryan Bertino’s The Monster, repeated in the closing moments,
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Mars

It’s not unknown for science fiction programming to have an educational aspect: the early seasons of Doctor Who were intended to alternate between stories set in the future
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Sadako vs Kayako

The monster mash is nothing new; in fact, once it was quite the graveyard smash. Freddy vs Jason, Dracula vs Frankenstein, King Kong vs Godzilla, Mothra vs Godzilla,
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Elstree 1976

Released in 1958, The Hidden Fortress is a tale of buried treasure and war and prisoners and escapes and a princess and the slim reward for all that
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Arrival

“Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” Thus spoke Sir Arthur C Clarke on the likelihood of
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The Initiation

If there were a checklist of low budget slasher movie clichés, there is little doubt that The Initiation would hit every box: nubile teenagers, often played by actors
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