Written and Directed by Damian Lee
In a nutshell: Middle-aged actors portray Cyborg cops from the planet Sardacian fighting over the Anti-Life Equation.
Run Time: 90 minutes
Father So what makes you think you can locate my 4-by-4?
Abraxas My box has VD.
Abraxas VD: Vibrational Detection.
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Written by Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin
Run Time: 132 minutes
Tagline: “1998. The year of GODZILLA!”
Like most Godzilla fans, I remember the 1998 Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich (D&E) version with loathing. So enraged was I after sitting through the damn thing in the theater […]
Directed by Charles Band
Written by Charles Band, Jackson Barr
Run Time: 72 minutes
25 Words or Less:
Diminutive alien cop hooks up with hot nurse to battle toys from Hell!
Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson)Only 12-inches tall, but with an galactic-sized attitude, interstellar cop Brick […]
Directed by Russell Mulcahy
Written by Gregory Widen
Run Time: 109 minutes
A guest review by Karl Hoegle
Connor Macleod (Christopher Lambert)He must have really needed the money, or failed to read the script before agreeing to this turkey. Hmmm… Was there a script? Juan Sánchez Ramírez (Sean Connery)3.5 million […]
Directed by Kevin Reynolds
Writer by Peter Rader and David Twohy
Run Time: 135 minutes
A guest review by Karl Hoegle.
Mariner (Kevin Kostner)So many fish jokes and puns that I could use here, but I will refrain. Deacon (Dennis Hopper)So over the top, I wonder if he read […]
Directed by Joe Finley
Written by Howard Cohen and Lance Smith
Run Time: 80 minutes
Although I typically wouldn’t want to review a sequel without first posting a review for the first of the series, I’m going to make an exception for this movie. Why? Two reasons:
1) It’s not really […]
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Written by Akiva Goldsman
Run Time: A whopping 130 minutes! [Dennis: Ouch!]
Tagline: Danger, Will Robinson!
Budget: 75 million Total US Gross: 69.102 Million (136 Million worldwide)
A Guest Review by Karl Hoegle
John Robinson (John Hurt)Super Dad! Maureen Robinson (Mimi Rodgers)The glue that […]
Directed by Robert Munic
Written by Joseph Barmettler
Run Time: 90 long minutes
Tagline: There’s no going back
Summary: A sub-par “Escape From Prison Planet” snore fest.
Before I begin, I want to reiterate that I know that the folks that make films like ‘Timelock’ aren’t expecting Academy Awards for […]
ATTACK OF THE SCI-FI SOAP OPERA SERIALPART THREE
By Sean Ledden
War of the Worlds – or – quality time with the kids
And now, regrettably, we come back full-circle to Monsieur Spielberg. Remember how I complained in Close Encounters of the Third Kind of our long immersion into Neary household […]
Directed and Written by Dave Borthwick
Run Time: 60 min
There are very few movies that I find haunting, even moving. The kind of movie that I just can’t get out of my head after seeing it. This is one of them. "The Secret Adventures of TomThumb" is a short, poignant, and […]
Directed by R.G. Arledge
Run Time: 82 minutes
Search For The Beast is one of those films that defies description. But since it is my unpaid, and often thankless, job at this web site to attempt to describe such films, I’m obligated to give it a shot.
Let’s start out by […]
Directed by Anthony Doublin
Written by Dom Magwili
Tagline: "Past Predator, Present Alien, Future Terminator"
Run Time: 90 min
Sister Ann: "Who are you?"
Future Slave: "A tool."
I don’t think I’ve hated a movie as much as Future War since I reviewed Hobgoblins a while back. Everything, everything, […]
Directed by Steven Seagal
Tagline: “His battle to save the Alaskan wilderness and protect its people can only be won…”
Run Time: 102 min
Other Titles: "Rainbow Warrior", "Spirit Warrior"
On Deadly Ground directed, produced, and starring Steve "Kick Yo’ Ass" Seagal, is a perfect example of a movie […]
ATTACK OF THE SCI-FI SOAP OPERA SERIAL PART ONE
by Sean Ledden
A couple of weeks ago my trusty TV of 14 years died a quick and unexpected death. Grief-stricken, I rushed out to buy a new flat-screen LCD and celebrated by watching some of my favorite old wide-screen spectacles, including […]