District 9 (2009)

Written and Directed by Neill Blomkamp Run Time: 112 minutes Tagline: You are not welcome here Peter Jackson’s latest production District 9 is an wonderfully ironic look at man’s inhumanity to man, and man’s inhumanity to inhumanity. Basically: What if alien refugees sort of, well, parked their spaceship at our planet and couldn’t leave? Yes, [...]

War of the Worlds (2005) (plus bonus review! Independence Day (1996))

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 trauma? Well, now that [...]

Flash Gordon Conquers The Universe (1940)

Directed by Ford Beebe and Ray Taylor Tagline: "Zooming Off the Earth!" Run Time: 12 episodes for a total of c. 195 min A movie walk-through for the Rogue Reviewers “Hunky Heart-throbs” Round Table, Feburary, 2005 Character Round Up: Larry “Buster” Crabbe as “Flash Gordon” Carol Hughes as “Dale Arden” Charles Middleton as “Emperor Ming” [...]

Being From Another Planet (1982)

Directed by Tom Kennedy Written by Tom Friedman Run Time: 83 min Other Titles: "Time Walker" “Professor, could you move over here and smile at the mummy?”- Photographer Well, another bad mummy movie. But with a twist…the mummy is actually an alien that happened to crash land in Egypt way back when. Wow! Cool! Director [...]