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  • Zaat

    Zaat

    Scientist turns self into a fish + plans to take over world by, as the trailer puts it, “polluting the universe” – with his little spray bottle of doom. Or at least until he decides having a fish mate is way more interesting. This is mostly just watching the internal monologue of the scientist monster + watching people cause their own doom by walking into snakes and shit. At least we get to see quite a bit of the monster…

  • Tale of the Navajos

    Tale of the Navajos

    ★★★★½

    Beauty above me, with beauty we wander.

    Beauty before me, with beauty we wander.

    Beauty within me, with beauty we wander.

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  • The Witches

    The Witches

    ★★★½

    A young boy must fend off an entire hotel convention of witches – who are hellbent on turning every child in England into a mouse. I like the way the film builds the mythos – with this evil society of witches being everywhere and then covering the ways to spot them (plain shoes, itchy wigs, gloves, etc). It makes me wonder how many children thought their grandma or elderly neighbor were a witch after watching this movie. I criticized Labyrinth…

  • San Francisco International

    San Francisco International

    ★★★

    This was a sort of movie pilot for a television show – which eventually starred Lloyd Bridges as the omnipotent god of the airport. Seriously, the job of airport manager must require a lengthy resume of different talents – from hostage negotiator to emergency pilot. Of course the show was meant to be in the likes of other 70s public service career shows (such as Emergency!). For what it is, this is rather entertaining and makes me at least curious…