Aaaand once again we find ourselves watching One Million B.C. Well, at least the dinosaur bits. I honestly have no idea how many films have stolen those classic “lizards with fins” effects from that film. I’ll admit that some of the sequences are staged with stunning effect, particularly the volcanic eruption and its aftermath, but […]Read more "Untamed Women (1952)"
I just don’t understand. I mean, this one has so many things that should make it fun. Not only do we have horrible experiments in an elegant British mansion and a string of zombie-like victims shambling about the place being whipped by a sadistic guard, but we have frozen Nazis! A living head! A secret […]Read more "The Frozen Dead (1966)"
It’s called truth in labeling… This one came from someone called TFO Productions, but if you look back at their first production, Monster from Bikini Beach, you will learn that TFO stands for “Trash Film Orgy.” Which, yes, sums this one up nicely! A ragtag gang of space pirates stages a big space Casino heist. […]Read more "Planet of the Vampire Women (2011)"
Is there a woman in this thing who manages to keep her clothes on? It took me a moment to remember that one of the three hookers our evil alien takes back to his place does actually keep her top on, but you have to admit that it is a huge accomplishment. I suppose they […]Read more "Not of This Earth (1988)"
There is one thing about this film which makes no sense whatsoever. As strange as it may seem, Nicholas Meyer wrote the script for this film. Yes, that’s the same Nicholas Meyer who almost single-handedly saved the Star Trek Movie Franchise as the writer/director of The Wrath of Khan, who wrote the novel The Seven […]Read more "Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)"
This was Andrew Bellware’s first science fiction film. I’d long had the impression that Millennium Crisis was his first, but three years earlier, he made this cyberpunk detective story about a cop and his partner trying to find an important politician’s murderer in a dystopian future. For those of you unfamiliar with his work, Bellware is one […]Read more "Pandora Machine (2004)"
(aka, Mindwarp: An Infinity of Terror Planet of Horrors, Quest) This one was Roger Corman’s first attempt to make an Alien rip off. it would not be his last. But it is also one of the better ones. A hand-picked crew is sent on a rescue mission by the Master of their planet. A spaceship […]Read more "Galaxy of Terror (1981)"