The History of Time Travel (2014)

This is a rather clever little film. It starts out in a very routine, almost boringly familiar sort of way, like one of those all too common documentaries overflowing the History Channel. Only it very quickly subverts the form and uses the documentary format to tell a story you couldn’t tell any other way. Mind […]

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Bullets of Justice (2019)

There are movies which can be summed up very simply: Someone spent 1.2 Million Dollars on this?????? Let’s see… There’s a tough bounty hunter, Rob Justice, played by Timur Turisbekov, who also co-wrote the script (and composed the score, and produced)… Which should be enough to get us nervous already. The future has basically gone […]

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Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005)

[aka (2009 revised version) Monster Beach Party, Monster Beach Party A Go-Go] A particularly smelly pile of debris washes up on a beach on a small Louisiana island, bringing with it that mysterious denizen of the Everglades, the Skunk Ape. Now for those of you unfamiliar with this particular legendary beast, it is the Florida […]

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Plaguers (2008)

In case you are thinking this one sounds familiar, that’s because it does. I mean, ship responds to distress signal, alien monster gets loose on board, tough female hero tries to stop it. Never saw that one, right? But that really brings us into the question of Cult film and what exactly it is. Brad […]

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Bloodsucker’s Planet (2019)

This is one of those films I love for its ambience and design — and the way it hearkens back to one of my favorite Sixties Science Fiction classics — more than I enjoy the film as a whole. Hey, it happens. Now I’m sure a lot of you might describe Bloodsucker’s Planet as a […]

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Out of Time (2019)

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a sucker for time travel films. And I’ll confess I rather like Out of Time.  It really doesn’t break any new ground, or play any dazzling games with time paradoxes, but it is a solid thriller, much like a Time Travel version of that old cult favorite, The Hidden. A […]

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