Star Wars Droppings: Meteor (1979)

Author's Note: This review previously ran on June 30, 2017. James Bond in a Star Wars-inspired flick, along with the dude from the old American Express Card commercials and Brian Keith from Hardcastle and McCormick ranting with a bad Russian accent about the L.A Dodgers? Thank you, Mr. Lucas. We believe in The Force. We… Continue reading Star Wars Droppings: Meteor (1979)

Star Wars Droppings: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

"In the year 1987, at the John F. Kennedy Space Center, NASA launched the last of America's deep space probes. The payload, perched on the nosecone of the NASA rocket, was a one-man exploration vessel: Ranger 3. Aboard this compact starship, a lone astronaut, Captain William "Buck" Rogers, was to experience cosmic forces beyond all… Continue reading Star Wars Droppings: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

Star Wars Droppings: Star Odyssey (1979)

This is the fourth and final film in Alfonso Brescia's sci-fi series -- Cosmos: War of the Planets AKA Year Zero War in Space, Battle of the Stars AKA Battle in Interstellar Space and War of the Robots AKA Reactor -- Star Odyssey AKA Seven Gold Men in Space, Space Odyssey, Metallica and Captive Planet is an Italian flavored take on… Continue reading Star Wars Droppings: Star Odyssey (1979)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Monstroid (1979)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bill Van Ryn is the man behind the website Groovy Doom and the zine Drive-In Asylum. He's the inspiration for me to write more about movies. It must have been the mid-80s when the price of movies on VHS started to come down -- when the format was new, it wasn't unusual for a new… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Monstroid (1979)