Kronos (1957)

Directed by Kurt Neumann Run Time: 78 minutes Tagline: PLANET ROBBER TRAMPLES EARTH…STEALING ENERGY FOR OTHER WORLDS! Kronos is a little 50’s sci-fi treat that I somehow missed earlier in my misspent life. And since I thoroughly enjoyed it I’m going to feel a little guilty as I make fun of it. So I want [...]

Teenagers From Outer Space (1959)

Written, Produced, and directed by Tom Graeff Tagline: "Thrill-Crazed Space Kids Blasting the Flesh Off Humans!" Run Time: 86 min Other titles: "Invasion of the Gargon" Our current feature presentation, “ Teenagers from Outer Space” was horribly written and directed. The, ahem, special effects are truly some of the worst I have ever had the [...]

Robot Monster (1953)

Directed by Phil Tucker Written by Wyott Ordung Tagline: “Moon monsters launch attack against Earth! How can science meet the menace of astral assassins? New Science Fiction Thrills!” Run Time: 66 min “I cannot. Yet I must. How do you calculate that? At what point on the graph do ‘must’ and ‘cannot’ meet? Yet I [...]

Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

Written and Directed by Ed Wood Jr. Tagline: “Unspeakable Horrors From Outer Space Paralyze the Living and Resurrect the Dead!” Run Time: 79 min Original Title: “Grave Robbers From Outer Space” You may be wondering how I could pick on poor, old,Plan 9…probably the one movie that has been ridiculed, reviewed, and dissected more than [...]

It Conquered the World (1956)

Directed by Roger Corman Written by Lou Rusoff Tagline: "Every man its prisoner…every woman its slave!" Run Time: 71 min “This superior intelligence happens to be a personal friend of mine…”- Dr. Anderson “Stupidity restrains mankind’s progress…I’ve been a continual victim of it myself.”- Dr. Anderson I’m certain that the one thing that most people [...]

The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)

Directed by Bill Rebane Written by Robert Easton Run Time: 84 min Tagline: "Creeping!…Crawling!…Crushing!" Other Titles: "Invasion of the Giant Spiders" “Sometimes the only way I know you’re alive is when I hear you flush the toilet!”- Ev Bill Rebane is no stranger to schlock B-movies. His epic "The Giant Spider Invasion" is the pinnacle [...]

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 [...]

Devil Girl From Mars (1954)

Directed by David MacDonald Written by James Eastwood Tagline: "Invasion from outer space!" Run Time: 77 min “Mrs. Jamieson, allow me to introduce your newest guest. Ms. Nyah. She comes from Mars.”- Carter One of the hazards of reviewing a "bad" movie is the all too real danger of winding up liking it; a type [...]

The Creeping Terror (1964)

Directed by Arthur Nelson Written by Robert Silliphant Run Time: 75 min Other Titles: "Dangerous Charter" It’s not everyday that we come across a film comparable to Manos: The Hands of Fate or Monster A-Go Go in terms of sheer ineptitude and laziness, not to mention that elusive quality that is often referred to as [...]

The Galaxy Invader (1985)

Written and Directed by Don Dohler Tagline: “Alien menace terrorizes trailer-trash rednecks!” Run Time: 79 minutes Oh, and yes, the title shot is off center in the film. I owe a quick shot of thanks to Karl for generously gifting me a wonderful cache of crappy films, namely, the 50 film Sci-Fi <cough cough> Classic [...]

The Brain From Planet Arous (1957)

Directed by Nathan Juran Written by Ray Buffum Run Time: 70 min “I’ll be turning your simple little will off and on…like a key in a lock”- Gor A popular topic in sci-fi films is, of course, intelligent, disembodied brains. As a result, there is a slew of "brain" movies out there, but they all [...]