Movie Review: Star Trek Renegades is only for the most die-hard Trek fan

Capt. Xerox January 11, 2022 41 No Comments

Star Trek Renegades

I was looking forward to mocking the “fan” movie Star Trek: Renegades, but was pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t total crap and, despite its rough script, mediocre acting and low budget, it wasn’t worse than the worst episodes from the franchise. In fact, I was kind of struck by some of the similarities with the… Read more »

Movie Review: The Killings at Outpost Zeta is yet another Alien ripoff

Capt. Xerox October 29, 2021 30 No Comments

The Killings at Outpost Zeta

If you’ve seen Ridley Scott’s classic science fiction movie ‘Alien’ then you’ve already seen ‘The Killings at Outpost Zeta,’ only you’ve seen a much better film. This low-budget ripoff is a typical example of the long list of ‘Alien’ clones that copied the formula of Scott’s sci-fi-horror film with varying degrees of success. Released just… Read more »

Movie Review: X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes is worth seeing

Capt. Xerox September 10, 2021 31 No Comments

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While clicking on a link-bait headline promising a list of best science fiction movies from the year you were born, I discovered that the best film of my birth year was one I had never seen before and seeing that my birthday is coming up, I decided to give it a go. The film was… Read more »

Movie Review: Idaho Transfer’s environmental message still resonates today

Capt. Xerox August 5, 2021 128 No Comments

Idaho Transfer

Climate change is an existential crisis for mankind, but transporting people into the future probably wouldn’t be a great idea because it’s not going to solve the problem, but will instead just strand them in a time when things are worse than they are now. And yet, that’s the central premise of Idaho Transfer, a… Read more »

Movie Review: Monster a Go-Go is doo doo

Capt. Xerox July 16, 2021 123 2 Comments

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There are many sci-fi movies competing for the title of “worst movie ever.” Depending on who you ask, Plan 9 From Outer Space, Manos: The Hands of Fate or Robot Monster deserve the title, but you could make a good argument that Monster a Go-Go is the worst of them all and it isn’t even… Read more »

Movie Review: Someone call the exterminator for Invasion of the Bee Girls

Capt. Xerox May 2, 2021 281 No Comments

Invasion of the Bee Girls

With an infinite supply of pornography available to anyone with an internet connection, the concept of the sexploitation movie these days seems quaint, but in the 1960s and 70s, there was a steady parade of titillating films for the non-discerning movie-goer. Invasion of the Bee Girls is a classic example. This 1973 movie tells the… Read more »