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 (1975), Cosmos: War of [...]

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 [...]

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! A new theory that man has not [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]