Giantess Attack (2017)

(aka, Giantess Attacks) I thought I would love this film more than I do. After all, I love Kaiju Eiga films — and treasure Kaiju Eiga parodies nearly as much.  Okay, I’ll admit it, Giantess Attack is technically not in either category, as it is focused more on the sorts of people-blown-up-to-giant-size films made by […]

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Flashburn (2017)

A man wakes up in a wrecked car inside a warehouse.  He remembers being shot at by black clad soldiers, but has no idea who he is or how he got here. A mysterious female voice calling itself Lazarus tells him he is a brilliant biologist who developed a cure for the plague currently ravaging […]

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The Fitzroy (2017)

It’s one of those big unanswered questions: Where will you go on your Honeymoon after the end of the world? To be fair, it wasn’t quite the end of the world.  A series of deadly bomb attacks flooded England with poison gas.  Most of the people died, or are stuck going around wearing gasmasks all […]

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Stasis (2017)

More than anything else, Stasis reminds me of Vincenzo Natali’s Haunter, a ghost film told from the perspective of the ghost. Which is an odd thing to be saying about a Time Travel movie. And yet it really isn’t that far from what we have here: One morning, after a particularly bad party, Ava wakes […]

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Atomica (2017)

(aka, Deep Burial, Half Life) The real star of Atomica is the Cold War nuclear missile bunker where it was shot. It seems a particularly apropos setting as nuclear energy is a persistent theme throughout the film. A major nuclear plant disaster destroyed several cities and left the area around a devastated wasteland.  But the […]

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Cute Little Buggers (2017)

They’re at it again. You’d think the aliens would have something better to do by now than invade the Earth, but I guess it must be a tempting prospect: after all, we have something every self-respecting alien race wants. Women.  Lots of beautiful, genetically compatible females for them to breed with and produce a new […]

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Revenge of the Lost (2017)

I’ll confess that I sometimes find myself wishing I liked some of these films more than I do. This is particularly true of no-budget DIY films which have nothing but sheer determination behind them.  The sort of film which has no reserves of money or resources to pull it through. Or skill, for that matter. […]

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Return of the Fly (1959)

More than anything else, Return of the Fly reminds me of those endless Universal Horror sequels of the Forties. Even though it was released by Twentieth Century Fox. I suppose it is inevitable: after all, you start such a series of films with some well-known novel (or in the case of The Fly, a short […]

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