You aren’t too far into this film before you see the most interesting part. Don’t worry, though, you’ll see it again. Quite a few times. A small detour on the subject of medical science, however: as our scientists (mainstream variety) study one of the cats they’ve been doing genetic research on, they think the odd […]Read more "Uninvited (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)"
What a strange film. And I don’t mean that in a good way. Gintama is the live action film adaptation of one of the many anime series out there, this one about an Edo era Japan where space aliens have come to Japan. While they originally came as visitors, that slowly changed and the Samurai […]Read more "Gintama (2017)"
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)"
This one has a bit of a cult following. It is also generally considered to be completely awful. Mind you, the two often go together, but this is one seriously strange film. It is actually fairly well made for a low budget effort, with moderately proficient British actors, interesting locations and some impressively nasty low fi […]Read more "Xtro (1982)"
“I’d still like to grab coffee or something, sometime. Because I think you’re the most attractive person I’ve ever seen. But that doesn’t outweigh that you might be a mental patient and I gotta make sure that you’re the kind of crazy I can deal with. “ This is a truly remarkable film. But then, […]Read more "Spring (2014)"
(aka, StarCrash II; Erotic Games in the Third Galaxy) This is the worst Italian Science Fiction film I have ever seen. And that is saying a lot. It gets billed as “StarCrash II” even though it has nothing to do with the other film, other than the presence of a lot of its props and […]Read more "Escape from Galaxy 3 [Giochi erotici nella terza galassia] (1981)"