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Nasty little girl gets new plaything: an evil alien overlord…

Impressive short film which promises more to come

Big, Loud and Silly.  But then, you knew that already…

Four clever minutes of Palindromatic SF…

Cyberpunk detective thriller — and Andrew Bellware’s first SF film

Dull.  Dull, dull, dull, dull…

A perfect school for perfect girls

If you go to the future you never know what you’ll find…

Wild Isaac Ezban thriller about a mirror that opens to infinite worlds

Travels to parallel dimensions with no end in sight

Well…maybe you won’t need that barf bag…

Bizarre J-Horror film, with a strange monster and even stranger science

Strangers in a Bus station have a bigger problem than the end of the world

Brilliant Rene Clair silent comedy

Elegant deep space romance

Stunning, artistic, highly intelligent — and made for kids.  Only in India

Standout horror “romance” about a telekinetic coma patient.  Excellent

One fool (alien) thing after another…

They’ve come to bring us peace.  But they aren’t very good at it…

  • Peaches

See Melocotones (2017)

A mysterious artifact, lots of penguins, and a boy obsessed with…boobs

  • Peninsula (2020)

See Bando

Alternate history vampire movie.  From New Zealand

Screwball British comedy, but two decades too late

  • Peter Benchley’s Creature (1998)

See Creature

Soviet era first contact film.  Interesting but slow.  Naturally

Finally!  Everything is explained.  In an inexplicable sort of way…

Fred Olen Ray’s, ummmm, “remake” of the Gene Autrey serial…

AIP film that really makes you appreciate Roger Corman

Dario Argento may have made stranger films.  But it hardly seems likely

Excellent 80s action film with a plot hole big enough to swallow the Eldridge

Slow, talky and glum sequel.  And a decade late…

Combine Alien, Predator and The Terminator.  Film it for $250.  Canadian

  • Phoenix 2772 (1980)

See Hi no tori 2772: Ai no kosumozôn

Joe Dante’s killer fish movie.  A cult classic

James Cameron directed this.  But he isn’t proud of it

Videogames attack the Earth.  Watch the original short instead.

The most average cult film on the block…

It really makes you appreciate just how good Ed Wood was

Cheap, slow, talky.  But by gosh those dinosaurs are great!

  • PLANET OF HORRORS (1981)

See Galaxy of Terror (1981)

Trashy exploitation film, full of blood and boobs.  Silly fun

Stunning, creepy and incredibly stylish film by Mario Bava

It’s amazing what you can find lying around in the parts bin…

Mexico’s answer to those all-woman planet films.  With Lorena Velázquez

Computer Generated anime

A young couple is mistaken for aliens, then sing and dance about it…

Beautiful – and tragic – romantic VR short film

  • Pod People (1983)

See Extra Terrestrial Visitors

Part fantasy film, part Russian Star Trek

  • Polar Pursuit (2022)

See Ji Di Zhui Ji

This is the reason we have Independent film!  Complex, intelligent and insane

The power of words.  Tense and scary zombie classic

Island rises from sea, complete with pirate treasure and giant crabs

Fun, family centered, parallel worlds adventure.  Watch it

Don’t lose control if you are a Bodysnatching assassin in a battle of wills!

Rednecks vs. Ruski Shark Men!

George Pal’s rogue telepath thriller

  • Power King (2000)

For the direct to video film edited from the Korean film, see Armicron

It’s the perfect life — if you don’t look too closely.  Compelling SF mystery

Too funny for the fans, but a wild ride for the rest of us

Action film absurdity with the indestructible…Danny Glover?

Why would anyone think it a good idea to remake One Million B.C.?

Life in a videogame. Remember, eat the moldy old food in the Dungeon

Hammer-ish psycho-thriller about an Alien invader

A better than average Polonia Brothers film.  For what that’s worth

Just another dystopian future vampire Western. Outrageous guilty pleasure

Ron Perlman makes any B-Movie better…

Bumbling P.I. in a lighthearted mystery about people burning up from inside…

  • The Princess and the Pilot (2011)

See To aru hikuushi e no tsuioku

Close Encounters meets Japanese legend and Archers fire on the Mother Ship

Impressive time traveling terrorist film, where time is the ultimate weapon

  • PRISONERS OF STYROLIA (1980)

See Captive (1980)

Yet another 80s film mixing Sci Fi and Fantasy.  Sigh

  • Prisoners of Yamagiri-Maru (1988)

See Uzniki Yamagiri-Maru

Incredible Russian first contact movie

Nightmarish gameshow movie, based loosely on Robert Sheckley’s story

Little school girl anime with killer robots and an alien invasion…

  • Project Alien

See Fatal Sky (1990)

The ultimate super soldier: a werewolf immune to silver bullets?

Weird direct to video oddity

British SF Thriller.  The Fly meets Hand of Death. Not as bad as reputed

Stunning Indie film.  A 70’s Adult Western — in space!

The Direct To Video version of Carpenter’s The Thing.  Well…one of them

Beautiful minimalist short from the guy who did that robot film…

Surprisingly good thriller on a nothing budget

  • Psychic (1992)

See Ekstrasens

Who knew voodoo was science?…

  • Psycho Goreman (2020)

See PG: Psycho Goreman

Decidedly psychotronic

A Lovecraftian Brett Piper monster comedy

Michael Crichton’s first director’s assignment

Heady action flick with questions about the dangers of unlimited power

“Python” not Anaconda.  But SciFi won’t care if you can’t keep it straight…

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