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Captain Eo – watch online for free

Anybody remember CAPTAIN EO? I do, because I covered the event’s debut at Disneyland, for Cinefantastique magazine back in 1986. The science fiction short subject starred Michael Jackson as the titular space hero, confronting Anjelica Huston in a wicked Giger-esque makeup as the Supreme Leader. Francis Ford Coppola directed for his friend, executive producer George [...]

Public Domain Panic II: Haxan; Dementia 13; Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:24

Public Domain Panic II: Haxan; Dementia 13; Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:24

The director is Satan! (So what else is new?) A family member is nuts! (Happens in the best of ‘em.) Captain Kirk’s an a-hole! (Yeah, well, George Takei knew this way ahead of you.) That can only mean one thing: It’s “Public Domain Panic II,” the newest installment of our newest fill-in series, in which [...]

Public Domain Pandemonium I: Lady Frankenstein; The Terror; Sita Sings the Blues – CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:8

Public Domain Pandemonium I: Lady Frankenstein; The Terror; Sita Sings the Blues – CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:8

The universe of the genre film is filled with many strange and wonderful things: heroes; demons, attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion (oh, Roy Batty, we miss you). But nothing is so strange or, at times, wonderful as the sight of movies that, by accident or design, have fallen out of copyright [...]

William Campbell, R.I.P

William Campbell, R.I.P

William Campbell, fan favorite for his STAR TREK roles, passes away at 87.