Turkey Shoot (1982)

(aka Escape 2000, Blood Camp Thatcher) Arnold Schwarzenegger’s The Running Man is a copy of this film. Now we all know it didn’t have too much to do with the novel by “Richard Bachman” (aka Stephen King) as the plot, characters and settings are so different. Nor is it really all that close to Robert […]

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The Show Must Go On (2010)

I’ll confess, I was a little surprised when this film was chosen as a selection for the Sci Fi London Festival some years ago and learned that it had been made in Croatia. It’s true that world class movies are being made in more and more places these days. Still, it doesn’t seem that long […]

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Wilder Napalm (1993)

Firestarter as a romantic comedy? Well, yes, more or less.  Although it is as much about the relationship between two feuding brothers as it is about the romantic triangle that kindles (sorry, you can’t help it with this sort of film) their long-smoldering (see what I mean?) resentment against each other. And I suppose it does […]

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Mutant Hunt (1987)

So, we’re going to hire a mercenary to hunt down some…ummmmmm…“Mutant Androids” that are ten times stronger than a normal man, so naturally we’re going to hire the guy who is going to fight them with… His bare hands. I suppose it would make more sense if you knew this one was directed by Tim […]

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The Killer Eye (1999)

“…an Alternate Universe…” “…Like New Jersey?” This is officially the best line in the movie. You now have no reason to watch it. Really.  I mean it.  None whatsoever.  Nada.  Zip.  Stay away from this thing. I watched this because someone said it was so bad it was good.  Nope,  Not a chance.  Just bad. […]

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Zarkorr! The Invader (1996)

I didn’t think much of this one the first time I saw it.  I admit that. But, I don’t know.  I enjoyed it this time around. I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for giant monster movies.  Give me a guy in a latex suit stomping on Tokyo any day.  It’ll make any movie better, even […]

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