The realities of Roger Corman: This one is a cheap retread of Roger Corman’s 1982 Mutant (aka, Forbidden World), which was itself one of his first cheap retreads of Alien. One can point to other instances where he remade his own films (for example, his Naked Paradise script got recycled as Beast From Haunted Cave, Creature from the […]Read more "Dead Space (1991)"
Perhaps this is one of those sequels that needs to be seen before the original film. After all, there’s nothing here that wasn’t done better in the first film – or in the 1988 remake. In fact, the general sense one gets of the film is of a certain tiredness of it all. It is […]Read more "Beware! The Blob [Son of the Blob](1972)"
2009 was a very good year for Science Fiction. After a long drought in the theaters following the release of The Lord of the Rings, when the big studios instead turned their energies to making epic fantasies, SF finally found its way back. While it started with a slow trickle, thanks largely to the efforts of […]Read more "Fissure (2009)"