Hybrid (1997)

I have a confession to make: I watched this one because the Landmaster (from Damnation Alley) appears in it. And, yeah, that is probably one of the main reasons to watch this one.  Although it really isn’t that bad. This one is yet another film from Fred Olen Ray.  He made an absurd number of super […]

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Violentia (2018)

This one reminds me of that powerful image at the center of Anthony Burgess’ novel, A Clockwork Orange — an image that is one of the most starkly memorable moments in any Science Fiction novel ever written — of the juice pouring down God’s beard.  If you’ve read the book, you probably have this disturbing […]

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Beyond White Space (2018)

I like this one more than I should. Yeah, yeah, I know, it’s a basic B-Movie.  There are a lot of those out there. But there’s something a little different about the basic situation as it centers around a fishing vessel — in outer space. Really. Turns out there are all sorts of (mostly nasty) […]

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Damnation Alley (1977)

There are movies that could only have been made in the Seventies. Now we need to say certain things about this one right up front: The star of this film is a giant truck. It’s called the Landmaster, and the legendary prop designer Dean Jeffries (yes, the guy who built the cars for Blade Runner) […]

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Warp Speed (1981)

Years ago, I saw the beginning of this one on TV. It creeped me out. For some reason I never managed to catch up with it again —  it ran once, then never showed up again on whatever channel had run it.  In fact, for years I never had any idea what this creepy SF […]

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Cycle (2012)

It is hard to even begin to write about this one. After all, what we have here is a very strange Art House Science Fiction movie, jam packed with incredible imagery and following a decidedly non-linear course through what seems almost a simple story — if it weren’t so complicated. A man has been sent back in […]

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