Still Watching the Skies

Split Second

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 99 “Split Second”

Cody, Robert, and Nat go on a serial killer hunt in the dystopian future of 2008 London and discover a cop out of control and a satanic alien serial killer in 1992’s SPLIT SECOND. Rutger Hauer may not have been an A-list star, but after SOLDIER OF ORANGE, BLADE RUNNER, LADYHAWKE, and THE HITCHER, he …

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The Relic

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 98 “The Relic”

Nat, Cody, and Robert go on a trip to Chicago’s Field Museum with 1997’s THE RELIC. Peter Hyams was a steady director with a bunch of films that land in the “underrated” category. THE RELIC may not be underrated, but it certainly has its moments of fun. Based on the best seller Douglas Preston and …

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Still Watching the Skies: Halloween Bonus “Vampire Lives Matter”

Nat, Cody, and Robert are joined by Angela Fabbrini to look at various takes on vampires that fall outside the European tradition including BLACULA, MYSTICS IN BALI, and MR. VAMPIRE. First up is 1972’s BLACULA. BLACULA brings a blaxploitation spin to the vampire myth with African prince Mamuwalde (William Marshall) being turned into a vampire …

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The Last Starfighter

Still Watching the Skies: Episode 97 “The Last Starfighter”

Greetings starfighter! Join Robert, Nat, and Cody, with special guest Jim Laczkowski as we defend the frontier against Xur and the Kodan Armada by watching THE LAST STARFIGHTER and reminiscing about 1984. THE LAST STARFIGHTER opened July 13, 1984, in a summer packed with hits and wasn’t able to compete. But, it developed a cult …

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Still Watching the Skies: 2022 Summer Bonus Episode “European Pulp Fiction Spectacular”

Cody, Robert, and Nat take time off from our beach reading to bring you a special bonus episode focusing on three films reflecting the European take on pulp fiction including DR. MABUSE, THE GAMBLER, JUDEX, and DANGER: DIABOLIK. It’s a podcast full of women in catsuits, master criminals at least two steps ahead of the …

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