Tag: charltonheston

70s Rewind: In THE OMEGA MAN, Charlton Heston Tries to Save the Planet

Nearly 50 years ago, Charlton Heston represented the modern human race in the original Planet of the Apes. His character was unquestionably the alpha male among his own kind, who were enslaved and unable to speak for themselves, but the...

70s Rewind: EARTHQUAKE, My Favorite Disaster Porn

Before I knew anything about human sexuality, I had become far too intimate with disaster porn. That's because I grew up in the 1970s, when disaster movies fornicated freely with all-star casts and state-of-the-art special effects to deliver orgasms of...

70s Rewind: TWO-MINUTE WARNING, A Sniper Threatens The Big Game

Snipers entered the public conciousness in the U.S. on August 1, 1966, when Charles Whitman shot dozens of people from a tower located on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas. Whitman's shooting spree claimed the lives of 14;...

Hollywood Beat: THE ODYSSEY and BEN-HUR Threaten Anew From Public Domain

First Moby Dick, now The Odyssey. What other classics will be heading to space? We first heard several months ago that Lynn Ramsay was developing a science-fiction version of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, intended to be "a psychological action thriller...