After lying moribund for decades science fiction cinema took off in the 1950’s, and over 150 science fiction films were released in the U.S. during that decade. Nevertheless, in terms of respectability sci-fi ranked just above pornography, and with a few notable exceptions (The Day the Earth Stood Still, Forbidden Planet) sci-fi films were churned out by low-budget producers and studios. Many of those films have since become cult favorites among discerning cognoscenti of the, shall we say, more colorful expressions of the cinematic art as it pertains to genre films.
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“It instilled a lot of confidence in us going into labor and allowed us to be advocates for ourselves because we knew so much information going in – whether it was the doula program or where your baby was or just being familiar with the people around you. I felt very empowered going into my […]
The Kiowa poet and novelist Navarre Scott Momaday was 8 years old when he told his mother he wanted to be a writer. He said she was pleased, possibly because she was a writer herself. That little boy grew up to become a great American writer, winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his first […]