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Rev up the geospheres, because The Lawnmower Man is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the Bluray cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring “Celebrity Translator” Neil Nadelman.

Review in a Nutshell: A low-budget science fiction film with pioneering computer graphics and a burbling anxiety about the future abuses of virtual reality technologies that have as-yet failed to materialize, The Lawnmower Man bears no real resemblance to its source material, but the production design and performances are good despite a muddled narrative and inconsistent tone and pacing.

Bonus Episode: Jaeger Bomb

Fire up your giant robots and get ready to “drift”, because Pacific Rim: Uprising is (probably not) the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Gerald Rathkolb of AnimeWorldOrder.

Review in a Nutshell: A film filled with baffling narrative and editorial decisions, Pacific Rim: Uprising is a prime example of what happens when artistic choices give way to financial and marketing ones.

Finally, It’s Kamiya’s Time to Shine!

Hold on to you Metis Cannon, because Zeiram is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the DVD cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Mike Dent of Vintage Henshin.

Review in a Nutshell: Despite it’s occasional pacing issues, Zeiram is a low-budget, high concept tokusatsu science fiction film that serves as a great introduction to the medium. The prop and monster designs are especially noteworthy.

“It’s High Noon at the End of the Universe?”

Shine up your sheriff badges, because Oblivion (1994) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the DVD cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring guest host Matt “St. Mort” Kelly from Horror Movie Night.

Review in a Nutshell: A “space Western” science fiction film with an uneven tone, surprisingly good make-up and special effects, and some questionable acting choices, Oblivion strikes an uneasy balance between being a campy comedy and a dead-serious revisionist Western film. It’s not the strongest title in Full Moon’s catalog, but it’s worth viewing at least once.

“Draw.”

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Strap on your six guns, because Westworld (1973) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell: A low-budget, high-concept genre film that predates the popular usage of the phrase “computer virus”, Westworld (1973) is a compelling science fiction thriller with solid performances, strong character writing, and special effects that have stood the test of time.

GME! Anime Fun Time Episode #17 – Memories (1995)

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, it’s the latest episode of GME! Anime Fun Time, in which Tom, Evan Minto of Crunchycast, and I tackle the 1995 animated anthology film Memories, which is based on a series of short. science fiction manga penned by Katsuhiro Otomo, the creator of Akira. Evan and I gush about the amount of technical skill and talent assembled for the film, while Tom is less enthusiastic, since two of the three segments left him cold. CLICK HERE or on the movie poster above to download our review of the film.

Now With 30% More Literal Danny Trejo

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Fire up your flame-throwers, because The Hidden (1987) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring guest hosts Tony (@CaptainJandor) and Kristina (@ChibiUFO).

Review in a Nutshell: Although the film’s low budget pokes through in a couple of places, The Hidden (1987) is a well-composed, well-edited film filled with strong character actors, humanist themes, dark humor, and a surprisingly effective blend of genre elements including action, science fiction, and “buddy cop” police procedural.

Naked Endoskeleton Tai Chi

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Prepare coffee for your horses, because R.O.T.O.R. is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the VHS cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Andrew Collie of CollectionDX.

Review in a Nutshell: An inspired rip-off of both The Terminator and RoboCop, R.O.T.O.R. is the sort of film that is breath-taking in its complete and total cinematic incompetence. It must be seen to be believed.

FINAL THOUGHT:

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That pose looks awfully familiar…

‘Rhamphorhynchus’ Is Hard to Pronounce

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Strap on your scuba gear, because Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring M.O.M., the Mistress of Malapropisms.

Review in a Nutshell: A groovy, boozy Seventies movie with a fashionably hard-boiled geologist protagonist and a pair of completely inert giant “dinosaurs”, Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds was allegedly the most expensive science fiction film yet produced by Toei Studios when it premiered in 1977. It’s a baffling little creature feature with lots of symbolic camera-work and questionable wardrobe choices.

FINAL THOUGHT:

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“Now, pretend like it’s killing you!”

4th DIMENSIONAL ATTACK!?!

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Strap on your space bikini, because Star Crash is definitely the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the DVD cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Katherin the Great.

Review in a Nutshell: Star Crash is an Italian Star Wars knock-off that is amazingly bad on every technical level. Ridiculous, absurd, and illogical, it manages to turn a 92 minute run time into a torturous cinematic experience that lasts an eternity. I love it. I haven’t laughed so hard in years.

This movie contains:

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Leaping Cavemen.

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Mind Lasers.

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Joe Spinell, Space Tyrant.