Sons of Steel (1988)

This is a strange one. To put it mildly. What we have here is a heavy metal sci fi musical Ozploitation film.  Not that that really suggests just how strange this film is.  We’re talking a decaying near future, a repressive government out to get our hero, a robot, time travel, a sword and sorcery […]

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Stingray Sam (2009)

There are some films you know you have to see long before they ever reach the theaters. For me, anything made by Cory McAbee and The Billy Nayer Show is quite high on that list.  His first film, The American Astronaut remains one of those inexplicable pleasures of life – an often surreal lo-fi Western/Sci Fi/Musical/Comedy/Performance Art […]

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Wild Zero (1999)

Ultimately, this one felt unsatisfactory. Perhaps that’s because it never quite delivered the film it was supposed to be:  Japan’s loudest Rock band squares off against aliens and zombies, with lots of splatting zombie heads and loud music?  Well, that was all there, but… It’s hard to say just what went awry.  I find myself […]

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