Category Archives: Science Fiction

Target Earth (1954)

One of the absolute worst of the 50’s SF movies. The boredom factor is way over the top. The script is so bad it’s hard to believe the actors didn’t fall asleep or at least refuse to show up when … Continue reading

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Assignment:Outer Space (1960)

Agonizingly slow Italian SF movie about a reporter on a space ship who could get a scoop about the end of the world. Of course if he did, who would be left to read it? Newspaper reporter Ray Peterson get … Continue reading

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The Motorola TV Hour (1953-54)..May 18,1954 Episode: “Atomic Attack”

Short lived dramatic anthology series. This episode proves that the so-called Golden Age of TV had its tarnish. This is just awful from start to finish. The acting is over the top, especially by Patricia Bruder as fourteen year old … Continue reading

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The Lost Worlds Of 2001-Arthur C.Clarke (1972)

Clarke has put together rejected scenarios for “2001:A Space Odyssey.” There are numerous pages that show a daily log between Clark and Stanley Kubrick. There’s nothing revealing about budget fights, long delays etc. Those things are mentioned but there aren’t … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Meets The Space Monster (1965)

Anyone who likes movies from the so bad it’s good group don’t miss this one.  Everything is bad, writing, acting, storyline, soundtrack etc. Two songs by The Distant Cousins and The Poets try and get a Beatlesque feel and end … Continue reading

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Aelita,Queen Of Mars (1924)

Futuristic sets highlight what’s reported to be Russia’s first SF movie. Loss, a Chief Radio Engineer in Moscow, is obsessed with translating a message from space he thinks is from Mars. On Mars, Aelia is obsessed with Loss after seeing … Continue reading

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Gigantis,The Fire Monster (Godzilla Raids Again) (1955)

This is the second entry in the Godzilla series and this time he, or at least a distant relative, has Osaka in his sights. An all Japanese cast. The American version has opening narration by Marvin Miller but that’s it … Continue reading

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