Arty SF film from Carlos Atanes

Czech Animator Karel Zeman’s greatest achievment

A study in Japanese New Wave creepy cool.  Elegant, cold and disturbing

The revived dead can walk through doors?  Who knew!

Over the top John Woo film that seems to be parodying…John Woo?

Awesome Haruo Nakajima homage.  With lots of Godzilla.  A minute of bliss

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in a secure bunker

  • Fantastic Games (1998)

See Il chicco d’oro

Bad Movie homage about the Greatest cyber warrior and hacker in the world


Girls are tortured in a sinister cavern.  Don’t worry, it’s all for science!

Hand puppets with no mouths devour the human race, Polonia-style

Thoroughly insane killer alien sequel.  With Santa Claus

That bit with Ken Van Sant is great! The rest? Welllllllll…

Chinese The Invasion of the Bodysnatchers (with cartoon rabbits)

  • Ferat Vampire (1982)

See Upír z Feratu

  • FEROCIOUS (2011)

See Dark Nemesis

One of the most outrageous, over-the-top endings in SF history!

A teen-pocalypse.  With aliens

The aliens are loose at Area 51!  Ho hum.

Strange reality twister which borrows from a certain Hitchhiker

  • The Final Land (2019)

See Das letzte Land

That little girl from E.T. runs from a secret agency.  But the fire is the real star!

Sort of a YA Close Encounters…

Ray Harryhausen’s adaptation of the classic.  It’s absolutely Imperial!

Brett Piper’s incredible short film version of the classic tale

Russian mocumentary.  Fascinating and well-made

“This is the story of my solitude, if my solitude was a fish”

Marvelous Indie time-twister

Murder, music, betrayal, and where to honeymoon after the gas bombs fall…

Psychedelic Animated Romanian Space Fantasy.  The second one

Professor Neumeyer has five days to solve his own murder…

  • Five Million Years to Earth (1967)

See Quatermass and the Pit

  • Flash Future Kung Fu (1983)

See Da lui toi

Elegant animation – in Four minutes or less

Filmation’s pretty decent Flash Gordon film…

  • Flash Gordon’s Battle in Space (1967)

See Baytekin — fezada çarpisanlar

Dr. Wes Nolan is the only man who can save us.  If he remembers who he is…

Incredible B-Movie, scary and effective.  Who needs money?

One great silly moment at the end, a long slog to get there…

Alvaro Passeri’s monsters on a plane movie.  The least of his utterly insane films

  • Flight to the Moon (1953)

See Polyot na Lunu

Time-traveling BBC romantic comedy

Brilliant remake, Jeff Goldblum’s finest moment — with extra grue

  • The Flying Ghost Ship (1969)

See Sora tobu yûreisen

  • The Flying Monster (1985)

See Bicheongoesu

  • The Flying Saucer (1964)

See Il disco volante

  • The Flying Saucers (1956)

See Los platillos voladores

  • Flying Saucers Over Istanbul (1955)

See Uçan daireler Istanbulda

A strange encounter in a super rare film.  Intriguing lost psychedelic SF

Giant chickens, giant rats, but not a particularly large amount of H.G. Wells

Incredible sequel to the insanely great Hide and Creep.  So shut up and watch it

  • Forbidden Reality (2009)

See Zapreshchyonnaya realnost

  • Forbidden World (1982)

See Mutant (1982)

Robert Lansing in a better than average late Fifties SF Horror

Don’t reveal the secret ending to your friends.  ‘Cause they won’t watch it

“Strange” just doesn’t even begin to describe anything this strange

  • Fractals (1991)

See Brain Twisters

  • Frankenstein (2011)

See National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Jerry Warren’s best film.  Which, sadly, isn’t that much better than his worst…

Boris Karloff’s final Frankenstein film

Another one of those…

Teens dance and sing and never notice the mad scientist in the basement…

  • The Freakmaker (1974)

See The Mutations 

Unique and unsettling:  an off-kilter SF fairy tale

Wow! Someone put some fun back in the movies!

Time travel doesn’t make a film Science Fiction.  Ozploitation horror

Brit-Com SF time travel movie.  With plenty of beer.  And a giant monster

Stuart Gordon’s second Lovecraft film

Tree monster teaches natives the wonders of science.  Or something like that

Dana Andrews thaws the Nazis cluttering up his place.  It doesn’t work out

Frozen zombies — and terrible acting, cinematography and so forth…

Overblown Japanese disaster film — with extra boneheaded science

Campus comedy meets Wu Xia alien busting action.  Confused but moderately fun

Fumoon: A mysterious new race, a deadly cloud in space, lots of car chases…

Faster, Joshua Kennedy! Kill! Kill! Babes, a monster, grainy Black and White

It’s a Bait and Switch Anthology!

A lone hero fights the system in the far-flung future of 2002…

How would they have pictured 2018 in 1938?  Not like this

The Terminator. With Dinosaurs.  And Kickboxing

  • Future World (2001)

See Donyaye Ayandeh

Strange and forgotten short SF comedy. Worth a look