Escape From New York

Escape From New York (1981)

Escape From New York first published by Little White Lies, as the 70th instalment of my Cinema Psychotronicum column In the mid-1970s, when John Carpenter wrote Escape From New York in response to the Watergate scandal, 1997 was a distant – but not too distant – future in which all manner of contemporary concerns could…

Phenomena

Phenomena (aka Creepers) (1985)

Phenomena (Creepers) first published by Little White Lies They have been allowed to rampage destructively through New York (King Kong, Planet of the Apes) and Los Angeles (Mighty Joe Young). One has buddied up with a truck-driving Clint Eastwood (Every Which Way But Loose), another has romanced Charlotte Rampling (Max Mon Amour), yet another has got…