Barbarian Queen 2: The Empress Strikes Back (1992)

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 a sequel: it’s more [...]

Supermen vs the Amazons (1975)

Directed by Alfonso Brescia Written by Alfonso Brescia and Aldo Crudo Run Time: 100 minutes Tagline: Super-human feats of strength! Super-thrilling deeds of daring! Super-fantastic conquests of adventure! Other Titles: Super Stooges vs the Wonder Women Darma (Aldo Landi)The mighty Darma is the last in a long line of, well, liars that pretend to be [...]

The Wild World of Batwoman (1966)

Written and Directed by Jerry Warren Tagline: Her thrills rip forth in wide wild adventure! Run Time: 102 min “We’re vampires alright…but only in a synthetic sense.”- Vampire girl After the release of The Wild World of Batwoman (WWOBW from now on), director Jerry Warren was promptly sued by the owners of the "Batman" character. [...]

Robot Holocaust (1986)

Written and Directed by Tim Kincaid Tagline: “It’s machine vs. man in the ultimate battle for the future!” Run Time: 79 min I just want you to know that I came back from vacation yesterday and here I am writing about an absolutely terrible movie called Robot Holocaust…what the hell is wrong with me? The [...]

Outlaw of Gor (1989)

Directed by John "Bud" Cardos Based on the "Gor" novels by John Norman Run Time: 89 minutes Other Titles: "Outlaw", "The Outlaw" Cabot: "How much further?Hup: "I don’t know, a couple of hours, more or less…as the time flies. The other day as I was sitting outside drinking a cold beer, I had a sudden [...]

Monster A-Go Go (1965)

Written and Directed by Bill Rebane / Herschell Gordon Lewis Tagline: “An Anstronaut Went Up — ‘Guess What’ Came Down!” Run Time: 69 min Other titles: "Terror at Halfday" What do you get when renowned B-movie schlock-meister Bill Rebane (Director of The Giant Spider Invasion) runs out of money half-way through a movie, and a [...]

The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-up Zombies!!? (1964)

Directed by Ray Dennis Steckler Tagline: "SEE: the dancing girls of the carnival murdered by the incredible night creatures of the midway! SEE: the hunchback of the midway fight a duel of death with the mixed up zombies! SEE: the world’s first monster musical!" Run Time: 82 min Other Titles: "Diabolical Dr. Voodoo", "The Incredibly [...]

Horrors of Spider Island (1960)

Written and Directed by Fritz Bottger Tagline: "Shock upon shock! Terror upon terror!" Run Time: 77 min Other Titles: "Ein Toter hing im Netz" “The boys will be surprised when they see how we’ve dressed ourselved up in our island costumes! They promised us real whiskey!”- Hot babe rejoicing at her rescue This horrid German [...]

Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)

Directed by Robert Gaffney Tagline: “Warning! Beware their stare!” Run Time: 79 minutes Other titles: “Mars Attacks Puerto Rico” Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster is low-budget, bottom of the barrel drive-in theater filler. Despite its enticingly lurid title, the film is listless, lazy, and should be avoided. From the dark void of outer space approaches a [...]

Starcrash (1978)

Directed by Luigi Cozzi Tagline: “The ultimate inter-galactic adventure” Run Time: 92 minutes NUTSHELL A bizarre Italian "homage" to Star Wars that leaves you feeling that you were just run over by a bus. But your life will be the better for it. Starcrash is one of many Italian "Spaghetti Star Wars" of the late [...]