Aliens & Gufors (2017)

(aka Gufors) If you are wondering, it is pronounced “Goofers.” It is, in fact, the name of a small store in a tiny community in the middle of the desert, and stands for Global Unidentified Flying Object Research and Services.  Although the sign on the store actually says “gUFOrs.” Three friends from L.A. came here to […]

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Space Rage (1985)

At last!  An SF action movie that gives the hero of so many cheap Eighties action movies, Michael Paré, a chance to flex his acting muscles! This time, instead of playing the reluctant tough guy hero, he plays a dangerous felon who leads a prison break, delivering all his dialogue in sort of a mumbled […]

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Magellan (2017)

It gets harder and harder all the time to tell a good SF story.  Not because of the changes in the science, but because there are now so many SF stories out there.  It has become quite difficult to find an idea that hasn’t been used before, and hundreds of stories have been told about […]

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ARQ (2016)

A young inventor wakes up in bed with his girlfriend.  Moments later, masked men crash through the door and seize both of them.  They try to escape, but he gets shot… …And wakes up in bed, moments before the masked men crashed through the door. Of course, the basic idea of a time loop film […]

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Monster Trucks (2016)

I watched this one because a friend really, really wanted to see it. It should tell you something that I feel a need to make excuses for watching it. Mind you, you quickly get the idea that those involved are just a little ashamed of it all:  not only did the film get delayed repeatedly, […]

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World Gone Wild (1987)

What a wonderfully evocative title!  Who would guess that it was merely an SF retread of Seven Samurai? So we have a future world devastated by every kind of war imaginable, and which has had a fifty year drought.  The dregs of humanity squabble over the last of the water, but the hippy-ish community of […]

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