• War God (1976)

See Zhan shen

Boy, that short film looks awfully familiar: home video has come a long way…

  • War of the Worlds (2006)

See Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of the Worlds’

Steampunk anime robots vs. tripods.  That’s ’bout it

Blistering Polish political fable.  Piotr Szulkin’s second film

A Joe Dante film.  Without all that Joe Dante stuff

A creepy haunted spaceship film — for the first half hour

Disney Hammer clone ghost story for kids.  With an alien in the deleted ending

Made in Pittsburgh.  For 2000 dollars

Christopher R. Mihm’s best yet:  A dark, Noir-ish thriller about a…Weresquito?

One of the most iconic SF films of all time

It’s routine — put a quarter in a parking meter.  So why is everyone after him?

Ultra low budget Lovecraft film.  Has moments, but the HPLHS version is better

Perhaps the funniest SF comedy ever made

Documentary turned SF film.  By Werner Herzog

Most insane SF film ever made.  Even if it borders on boring

The world’s loudest band meets alien zombies.  Only not that good


See Manyeo

Even the characters don’t know how they got there

As if Tolkien got a guest shot on Laugh In.  From Ralph Bakshi

…Well, that’s what they thought at the time.  Maybe.  First werewolf movie

Forbidden Planet copy.  With Einsteinian time distortions

Amiable post-Apocalyptic Seven Samurai

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Classic SF miniseries

  • The World Sinks Except Japan (2006)

See Nihon igai zenbu chinbotsu

  • The Wrath of Khan (1982)

See Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Disney does the impossible.  They make Madeleine L’Engle’s novel dull.