The War of the Robots (1978)

Written and Directed by Alfonso Brescia

Run Time: 99 minutes

Tagline: Hostile Alien Cyborgs in a Battle for the Universe

War of the Robots is another of my guilty pleasures created by one of my favorit Italian Gods of Schlock: Alfonso Brescia (aka, Al Bradly, director of Supermen vs the Amazons […]

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 […]

The Robot Vs. the Aztec Mummy (1958)

Directed by Rafael Portillo

Written by Guillermo Calderon

Tagline: “See the relentless machine battle the gruesome corpse!”

Run Time: 65 min

Other Titles: "La momia azteca contra el robot humano "

“Stop and think about this: an army of robots obeying me! The human species…sheep obeying my orders! […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]