The Ten Percent: Ikiru (1952)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello, and welcome to another installment of The Ten Percent! Usually, this column is a space where K. Dale Koontz and … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Ikiru (1952)

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The Ten Percent: Cloud Atlas (2012)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello and welcome back to “The Ten Percent,” a regular column here on Biff Bam Pop! where every other week K. … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Cloud Atlas (2012)

The Ten Percent: Red Beard [Akahige] (1965)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello, Readers All, and welcome to another edition of “The Ten Percent,” where K. Dale Koontz and I take turns talking … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Red Beard [Akahige] (1965)

Doubling Down: TIFF’s Best Sequels

With the release of a 4K digital restoration of the classic The Godfather Part II (1974), TIFF is putting on a great program as well. Second Coming: Cinema’s Greatest Sequels is exactly … Continue reading Doubling Down: TIFF’s Best Sequels

It’s Gotta Be Harlan Ellison’s 7 Against Chaos On The Wednesday Run – July 10, 2013

The summer is a time for relaxation, right? Well, amid looming art project deadlines, dodging requisite thunderstorms and the inherent deluge of massive rainwater that follows, being stuck in infuriating … Continue reading It’s Gotta Be Harlan Ellison’s 7 Against Chaos On The Wednesday Run – July 10, 2013

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31 Days of Horror: At the Mountains of Space Madness – Prometheus as Lovecraft

Science-fiction horror has had a rocky ride. It’s a genre filled with classics like The Thing and Pitch Black, and clunkers like “Doom”. But even if opinion on its artistic … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: At the Mountains of Space Madness – Prometheus as Lovecraft