Alien Uprising (2008)

Look, there are some things that bother you so much that you have to say them right out: There is one thing no hard core special forces officer will do.  Not ever. It’s a question of discipline and morale.  Commissioned officers do NOT enter into sexual relationships with enlisted men in their chain of command. […]

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Night of the Blood Beast (1958)

There is an endearing, if slightly scruffy, charm to the films Roger Corman produced back in the Fifties. This one was actually produced by his brother Gene, who also provided the story.  Roger’s generally listed in film guides as a producer although, as with Gene’s Beast from Haunted Cave, he remains unlisted in the credits. […]

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Frankenstein Island (1981)

Some people just don’t know when to quit. Take Jerry Warren, for instance: He started out making low budget genre movies, but wasn’t very good at it.  He then moved to importing foreign genre films and adding additional scenes to them for the American market.  If anything, these were even worse than his own efforts. […]

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Millennium Crisis (2007)

Andrew Bellware is one of those directors who intrigues me. I’m not saying he’s a great director, or that he’s made any incredibly great films.  No, all I’m willing to say at this point is that he’s made several massively cheap SF films which are strange enough and have so many ideas that they stand […]

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Spaceman (1997)

It’s always strange when you run into someone in the “wrong” place. In this case, it’s the writer/director, Scott Dikkers.  He’s the cartoonist responsible for the very strange and low-key cult comic strip, Jim’s Journal, which once appeared in College papers all over the country, and the editor (and chief writer) of the humorous news […]

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