Movie Review: Hologram Man is so bad, it’s bad

Capt. Xerox January 5, 2021 71 No Comments

Hologram man

One of the pleasures of bad movies is to simply mock them because they are bad, but some movies are so bad that you can’t even muster the strength to do that. Hologram Man is that level of bad. While watching this 1995 direct-to-video sci-fi action film at 1.5 speed because I couldn’t bear to… Read more »

Movie review: Not quite four stars for Four Sided Triangle

Capt. Xerox November 23, 2020 256 No Comments

Four Sided Triangle

Many of us know what it’s like to be in a love triangle only to find ourselves shunted aside by our love interest when they begin to favour the other person in the trio, but what would happen if you could create an exact duplicate of your object of desire? You’d end up with a… Read more »

Movie Review: Visit the fabulous year 2021 in Moon Zero Two

Capt. Xerox November 12, 2020 410 No Comments

Moon Zero Two astronauts

Released just three months after Neil Armstrong was the first man to step on the surface of the moon in 1969, the Hammer movie Moon Zero Two made sure to insert a reference to the historical event with the characters, who were now living in the distant year 2021, visiting a monument erected on the… Read more »

Movie Review: Mission Mars is for those who don’t bore easily

Capt. Xerox October 21, 2020 242 No Comments

Mission Mars

About the only thing that Mission Mars and 2001: A Space Odyssey have in common is they were both science fiction films that came out in 1968. One is a beloved classic of the genre and the other is a forgotten footnote, but one other thing they do have in common is a space mission… Read more »

Movie Review: The Horror at 37,000 Feet is not so horrible

Capt. Xerox October 6, 2020 206 No Comments

William Shatner stars in The Horror at 37,000 Feet

For viewers of a certain age, it’s not the supernatural monsters in The Horror at 37,000 Feet that will be unbelievable, but the spacious and glamourous look at life on airplanes pre-9/11 that will seem improbable. Aired as a made-for-TV movie in 1973, this film is an entertaining time-waster that has a star-studded cast of… Read more »

Movie review: Warning from Space is better than a lot of other early Japanese scifi movies

Capt. Xerox September 2, 2020 346 No Comments

Warning from Space starfish aliens

Many have concluded that Japan’s giant monster movies are a response to the country’s fear of atomic energy in the wake of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but the “monsters” in the 1956 film Warning from Outer Space are actually friendly and arrive on Earth to help save its inhabitants from collision with… Read more »