"But Forbidden Planet is more beautiful than pretty with a visual authority that signifies "epic." Watching Forbidden Planet is like looking over the majesty of the Grand Canyon or the grandeur of the Himalayas in distant mist."
"Watching Forbidden Planet is like taking the World of Tomorrow tour at Disney World wit a vicious, invisible monster on the loose. One minute you are being introduced to a retro idea of a future appliance, and in the next someone is being torn apart by some critter no one can identity."
The Id monster, that been repressed by the highly organized Krell is pack with Freudian ideas of the mind and the soul.
"The 1956 science fiction classic Forbidden Planet is like one of those desserts that secretly has spinach or wheat germ in it."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.