“Fantastic Planet,” A Strange and Mostly Unknown Film

In December of 1973, the New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, known for his pithy critiques, reviewed a rather strange-looking French animated film called “Fantastic Planet.” In his review, he says this of Fantastic Planet: “The story itself is a sci-fi honey, with tiny earthlings ‘from a destroyed planet’ dominated as pets or outcasts … Continue reading “Fantastic Planet,” A Strange and Mostly Unknown Film


For those of you who were kind enough to stop by, read a little sumthin sumthin and even leave a comment – thanks so much! You keep reading and I’ll keep publishing my particular brand of nonsense. I am reading all of your comments and I’m planning on replying soon, but there are quite a … Continue reading Thanks!

Pace yourself.

So instead of posting every few hours or even every day like most people, I’ve apparently decided to post something every six months. Maybe to make my pearls of wisdom even that more rarefied? I don’t know. I’m not sure what the game plan was there, but I’m sure it had something to do with the government. … Continue reading Pace yourself.