Kronos (1957)

Directed by Kurt Neumann

Run Time: 78 minutes


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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]