Frank Moraes

Author's details

Name: Frank Moraes
Date registered: February 12, 2017

Biography

Frank Moraes is a freelance writer and editor online and in print. He is educated as a scientist with a PhD in Atmospheric Physics. He has worked in climate science, remote sensing, throughout the computer industry, and as a college physics instructor. Find out more at About Frank Moraes.

Latest posts

  1. How I Rate a Film: Yojimbo Edition — April 10, 2017
  2. Do You Have a VCR?! Of Course I Do! — April 8, 2017
  3. The Good and Bad of Mystery Science Theater 3000 — March 20, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. The Good and Bad of Mystery Science Theater 3000 — 5 comments
  2. Do You Have a VCR?! Of Course I Do! — 5 comments
  3. How I Rate a Film: Yojimbo Edition — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Apr 10

How I Rate a Film: Yojimbo Edition

I don’t believe in rating systems. There’s a reason that we don’t use “stars” or whatever on this site. Eventually, I’ll write an article about it. But I do find such systems useful under certain circumstances. For example, Netflix uses the system and it does work well to estimate how much I’ll like a film. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://psychotronicreview.com/2017/04/10/rate-film-yojimbo/

Apr 08

Do You Have a VCR?! Of Course I Do!

I was at the library the other day picking up a VHS copy of 1955 British comedy The Ladykillers. I had seen the 2004 Coen Brothers film, which I thought was just fine. It was savaged by the critics, however. And I noticed something about it: most of the complaints were more about it not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://psychotronicreview.com/2017/04/08/vcr/

Mar 20

The Good and Bad of Mystery Science Theater 3000

I’ve been a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 since its Joel Hodgson days. But there has always been a love-hate aspect to it. On the one hand, it introduced people to a lot of great psychotronic films. In fact, Trace Beaulieu (Crow, Dr Clayton Forrester) has even admitted that Michael Weldon’s classic The Psychotronic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://psychotronicreview.com/2017/03/20/mystery-science-theater-3000/