Anti Matter (2016)

(aka Worm) Ana, an American biology student working at Oxford, accidentally discovers a strange phenomenon, which she and her friends develop into a way to instantly transport solid matter through artificial wormholes.  But when she takes the first trip in their matter transporter, things start to go very wrong:  her memory is failing, strange nightmares […]

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The Terror Within (1989)

Yep.  Yet another Alien ripoff from Roger Corman and Concorde films. Still, we’ve got a few interesting change-ups on this one, notably its post-Apocalyptic, post biowarfare accident setting (on Earth), and a secret underground research station which we’ll try not to notice was borrowed from The Andromeda Strain‘s Wildfire facility.  Okay, once the heroes start […]

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Gorgo (1961)

It rather surprised me to learn that not only did Eugène Lourié — the prolific art designer who started his career with legendary French director Jean Renoir — direct Gorgo, but he also directed The Giant Behemoth and The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, three of the better attempts to imitate Godzilla.  For that matter, they were […]

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The Slime People (1963)

This one isn’t as bad as most people say it is. Which, admittedly, isn’t saying much. The biggest problem with The Slime People is that it came a decade too late.  Most of its flaws wouldn’t have been as noticeable had it come out in rush of cheap SF in the Fifties. This is, in fact, […]

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Space Detective (2017)

“The following transmission has been translated into local Terran dialect.  Some visual distortion may occur” I have no idea what in the world Antonio Llapur and Matt Sjafiroeddin were smoking when they created Space Detective.  I just hope someone buys them more of it – and soon. I find myself at a loss what in […]

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