We originally ran this article in December 2017 to commemorate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But here at B&S About Movies, Sam would much rather discuss the films that are inspired by, well, more like completely ripoff Star Wars. So, in commemoration of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker being released this […]

ATTACK OF THE CLONES: Starcrash (1978)

After the Star Wars became an international sensation, Luigi Cozzi (the batshit insane Hercules movies with Lou Ferrigno, Contamination and more) was able to round up a decent budget to make a film called Empire of the Stars, which eventually became this film. Cozzi battled against food poisoning of the cast and crew and even a Communist worker revolt […]

Movies in Outer Space Week Recap

Well, so goes another theme week blow out on movies set in outer space, so let’s round ’em, up, space cowboy. No, we didn’t review that mainstream movie, nor Armageddon or Deep Impact or Geostrorm. Don’t you know the B&S About Movies’ jam, by now? And, why yes, we did go overboard, again. See, you […]

Space Chase (1990)

“To rule the galaxy, an evil dictator kidnaps a scientist and steals his invention, which will provide limitless energy for his robots.” — Where have we heard this story before, Mr. Copywriter? Uh, I have, in fact, seen this movie before . . . and George Lucas didn’t make it: Alfonzo Brescia made it back […]