Turkey Shoot (1982)

(aka Escape 2000, Blood Camp Thatcher) Arnold Schwarzenegger’s The Running Man is a copy of this film. Now we all know it didn’t have too much to do with the novel by “Richard Bachman” (aka Stephen King) as the plot, characters and settings are so different. Nor is it really all that close to Robert […]

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Sons of Steel (1988)

This is a strange one. To put it mildly. What we have here is a heavy metal sci fi musical Ozploitation film.  Not that that really suggests just how strange this film is.  We’re talking a decaying near future, a repressive government out to get our hero, a robot, time travel, a sword and sorcery […]

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The Medusa Touch (1978)

“I have a “gift” for disaster“ This one has been pretty much ignored and it seems a shame. It is one of those very Seventies sorts of films, admittedly, with a lot of ranting about how awful everything is — although it also seems to put that ranting in a very poor light, perhaps even […]

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