Flesh Feast (1970)

Well, I wasn’t ready for that. Look, I’m sure most of you have seen a few really low-budget films along the way.  After all, when it comes to science fiction, there are a lot of them out there. And if you’ve seen a few of these films from the Sixties and Seventies then Flesh Feast […]

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Brain Twisters (1991)

(aka, Fractals) The opening shot is memorable. It’s like waves flowing backwards and uphill away from us. But then the camera shifts just a little and we see we have actually been watching the reflections of tree branches on the windshield of a moving car. Don’t expect that you’ll ever see that level of artistry […]

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Piranha 3DD (2012)

(aka, Piranha DD) You know how it goes. Someone out there recommends a film as a wild exploitation movie which is pure fun (this time around, I believe it was Mauler on one of his E.F.A.P. podcasts) and you actually go out and watch the thing. Let’s just say the results are…unpredictable. Now there are […]

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The P.A.C.K. (1997)

I hate to say it, but the operative phrase here is “nice try.” It’s not like The P.A.C.K. is terrible.  Despite what had to have been a cripplingly low budget, low budget filmmaker David A. Prior made quite a respectable little action film which is, naturally, quite reminiscent of other films we’ve seen. But then […]

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She Demons (1958)

I can’t help comparing She Demons to another movie I watched not too long before it: the Sixties B-Horror movie The Flesh Eaters (1964). After all, the two were made only a few years apart and have nearly identical settings and a remarkably similar plot. But The Flesh Eaters is a minor B-Movie classic, and […]

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Gigantes planetarios (1966)

(aka, Planetary Giants) The Fifties came late in Mexico. At least when it came to Science Fiction. To be fair, Gigantes Planetarios actually bears a stronger resemblance to some of the late films of the era, like Missile to the Moon or Cat Women of the Moon — or perhaps Abbott and Costello Go to […]

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Stinger (2005)

Some of these movies you can sum up with a single phrase: Giant scorpions on a sub. Mind you, we’re not talking a Snakes on a Plane rip-off.  It’s more of an Aliens rip-off. A sub is lost under mysterious circumstances, the usual team of Marines in sent in to clean up the mess, and […]

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Supersonic Saucer (1956)

I sometimes wonder, when I am watching a children’s film, whether any child out there would actually be entertained by it. That is certainly my reaction to Supersonic Saucer. Mind you, I may just be grumpy because the same footage of the eponymous “Saucer” keeps getting reused over and over.  With the exact same music […]

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