I should know better by now. I mean, I keep getting lured into these things. Yes, I know most Sci Fi (or Syfy) Channel movies are dreck. But there are a few of them — not many, mind you — which are halfway decent. So I keep finding myself watching the things, because of this […]Read more "Alien Lockdown [Creature] (2004)"
It’s perfectly obvious. You want to create a perfect soldier, right? One with extra strength, sharper senses, night vision, and who would be nearly impossible to kill? It’s simple really: Turn him into a werewolf. What could possibly go wrong? Obviously, the people who made Project: Metalbeast didn’t think it would cause enough complications, so […]Read more "Project: Metalbeast (1995)"
I am a little amused to note that by 1942, Boris Karloff’s run of mad scientist films was already ripe for a bit of mockery. Self mockery, at that. His character in The Boogie Man Will Get You could easily be seen as a distillation of all those mad scientists he’d played: the kindly, genial and […]Read more "The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942)"
A young man wakes from a nightmare about masked men murdering everyone in his office to find everyone dead. When he calls his emergency number, a team of assassins try to kill him. His wife doesn’t know him, his friends all seem to be working for whoever is trying to get him, and his bullet […]Read more "Suspect Device (1995)"
When I saw the trailer, I knew I had to see this one. It had to be the most insane mish-mash of science fiction tropes I have seen since…well, since the last Hong Kong science fiction movie. In fact, more than anything else, this one reminds me of Future X Cops, which hits many of […]Read more "Bleeding Steel [Ji qi zhi xue] (2017)"
“The following transmission has been translated into local Terran dialect. Some visual distortion may occur” I have no idea what in the world Antonio Llapur and Matt Sjafiroeddin were smoking when they created Space Detective. I just hope someone buys them more of it – and soon. I find myself at a loss what in […]Read more "Space Detective (2017)"