The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

In 1996 I had high hopes for this film. I enjoy three of the actors featured – Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, and Fairuza Balk. I am a sucker for a sci-fi/fantasy action-drama – gross-out or not (and this one’s kinda gross. At least, to this vegetarian)....
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project is a tight little AI-drama starring some television royalty (including Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, and Gordon Pinsent in an ensemble cast) that will probably please those who love those sorts of films. The very premise of the film –...
Silent Running (1972)

Silent Running (1972)

I watched this film many years ago, and recently re-watched as homework for the Bmoviecast podcast. Seeing it as a child, it seems it was one of those films that contributed to my impression of the seventies being an uninspired, alienating experience in Western life....
When Worlds Collide (1951)

When Worlds Collide (1951)

When Worlds Collide is a lot less sci-fi and a lot more of a science-drama. The plot, briefly: courier pilot David Randall (Richard Derr) is our everyman, at film’s opening┬átransporting valuable information from one group of scientists to the next. During┬áhis...
Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing (1982)

You ready to get swampy wit’ it? A special 9:30 late-night edition of Swamp Thing is happening! And it’s happening tonight! And we will probably end up sad and sorry! 1982’s Swamp Thing: yet another film here on B-movie BFFs based off a comic series...