planet of the vampires (1965)

top 10 movies watched for the first time in MAY 2017

10. Little Sister (2016) dir. Zach Clark

9. Planet of the Vampires (1965) dir. Mario Bava

8. Heaven Knows What (2014) dir. Ben & Josh Safdie

7. Irreversible (2002) dir. Gaspar Noé

6. Fruit of Paradise (1970) dir. Vera Chytilova

5. Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014) dir. David Zellner

4. Our Little Sister (2014) dir. Hirokazu Koreeda

3. Don’t Look Now (1973) dir. Nicolas Roeg

2. Chungking Express (1994) dir. Wong Kar Wai

1. In the Mood for Love (2000) dir. Wong Kar Wai


“Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” ― Arthur C. Clarke

Lock all your windows, grab your tinfoil hats and your shotguns, and get ready to hide in your closets, because they’re almost here! The aliens are coming!

…. Okay, well, no. Probably not. But the latest episode of Don’t Read the Latin! is here, and that’s almost as scary! You can put your shotgun down, but you might want to hold on to that tinfoil hat.

Join Jennifer and Michael as they talk about their favorite alien horrors, a heaping handful of guilty pleasures, and a few movies that just didn’t work for them. And stick around for the end, for a discussion of just why movies about aliens scare us so much, and for a few words about Michael’s experiences with UFOs in his childhood!

Put on the headphones, lean back, and try to ignore the strange tall figures and the blinding bright light — the experiment is about to begin ….

The Movie List

As always, for your mousey-clicky-linky convenience, here’s your list of all of the movies we mention in this episode: