Flash! Ahh! Originally released in 1980, Flash Gordon is an enduring cult favorite. The film follows Flash (Sam J. Jones), quarterback for the New York Jets, and travel agent Dale Arden (Melody Anderson) are hijacked into a desperate space mission…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite 1980s Sci-Fi Movie?
For this week’s poll, we want you to pick your favorite science fiction film of the 1980s. This is a deceptively complicated ask, as the decade was packed with sci-fi blockbusters that not only defined the era, but helped mold…Read more →
The Latest New Releases Include Classics Like “Dinner at Eight” and “Flash Gordon”
The past meets the future in this latest group of new Blu-rays and DVDs. This week is a decade-spanning assortment of vintage favorites and cult hits, including several Warner Archive and Criterion Collection titles, all of which will soon take…Read more →
Poll: What’s your Favorite Max von Sydow Performance?
With a career ranging from The Seventh Seal to The Exorcist to Flash Gordon to Strange Brew, Max von Sydow always delivered an unforgettable performance. Equally skilled in delivering an acting tour de force in art films and blockbusters alike,…Read more →
“Flash Gordon” vs the Merciless Megalomaniac from Mongo
To commemorate the passing of Max von Sydow, we are reprinting this guest post from 2018. We will have much more on the legendary actor’s life and work throughout the week here on MovieFanFare: “Flash! Aaah! Savior of the Universe!…Read more →
Great Movie Scenes: The “Flash Gordon” Football Fight
“Go Flash go!” Since Alex Raymond’s fearless hero Flash Gordon first made his debut in the funny pages in 1934, the character has been thrilling audiences. In the aftermath of the release of the original Star Wars — a film…Read more →
Check Out Our Summer Sci-Fi Sale!
For this week’s Sci-Fi Sunday post, we wanted to share with you some sensational science fictional selections that are now on sale. We think you’ll love checking out the following fantasy favorites that are now available at out-of-this-world prices!: The…Read more →
Martian Menace: Flash Gordon Goes to Mars
Back in the 1930’s and 40’s, a trip to the movies was like an all-day sucker. You got more than just one film…and I don’t mean an interminable series of coming attractions. Viewers were treated to a newsreel (this being…Read more →
A Guest Writer Shares His Thoughts on Superhero Films
Last month, we asked you to share your thoughts on superhero movies as part of our Summer of Sci-Fi series of posts. Regular MovieFanFare guest blogger Jim Brymer (of The Midnite Drive-In) happily accepted the challenge, and here are his…Read more →