The femalien is a ubiquitous figure in the science fiction cinema of the 50s and 60s. She can take many forms, be it in Catwomen of the Moon, a film that gives us a good idea of what happens when a man going through a bitter divorce writes sci fi, or in a Mexican lark like La Nave de los Monstruous, which gives us a good idea of what results when the person who ate the worm out of the Mezcal bottle writes sci fi. Covering it all is a big job, too big for any mere man to handle. And that is why Tars Tarkas and myself, in preparing this latest episode of The Infernal Brains, asked for the help of The Cultural Gutter’s Carol Borden, who provides a much needed women’s perspective on the subject of marauding space ladies from throughout world cinema.
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