Sci-Fi

Joseph M. Newman – This Island Earth (1955)

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war. Read More »

Don Siegel – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Synopsis:
Dr. Miles Bennell returns to his small town practice to find several of his patients suffering the paranoid delusion that their friends or relatives are impostors. He is initially skeptical, especially when the alleged doppelgangers are able to answer detailed questions about their victim’s lives, but he is eventually persuaded that something odd has happened and determines to find out what is causing this phenomenon. Read More »

Roger Corman – X AKA X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Quote:
A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences. Read More »

Tom Huckabee & Kent Smith – Taking Tiger Mountain [+ Extras] (1983)

Militant feminist scientists brainwash research subject to assassinate the Welsh Minister of Prostitution. Meanwhile World War III is being fought and refugees are fleeing from North America en masse. Read More »

Ken Hughes – Timeslip AKA The Atomic Man (1955)

An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us in time. He teams up with a reporter to stop his evil double from destroying his experiments in artificial tungsten. Read More »

Dan Milner – The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)

A professor works for an oceanography college on the Pacific coast. He has a daughter. A series of fishermen deaths are reported. A government investigator—not the FBI—and a scientist show up. They soon discover an unexplained source of atomic power on the ocean floor that is guarded by a strange monster. The scientist learns from the professor’s secretary that his experiments have something to do with the strange monster. The agent learns that negotiations to sell the atomic inventions, and the very strange monster, to a foreign power are underway. The secretary is killed by the professor’s assistant, who has been seeking to turn over the atomic-secrets to a foreign power. Read More »

Werner Herzog – Lektionen in Finsternis AKA Lessons of Darkness (1992)

This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames. In contrast to the common documentary film there are no comments and few interviews. What must have been the hell itself is presented to the viewer in such beautiful sights and beautiful music that one has to be fascinated by it. Read More »