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The Island of Dr Moreau [1977]

The Island of Dr Moreau (1977) starring Michael York, Burt Lancaster, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera, Richard Basehart
The Island of Dr Moreau (1977) starring Michael York, Burt Lancaster, Nigel Davenport, Barbara Carrera, Richard Basehart The Island of Dr Moreau begins with a shipwreck. Crewman Andrew Braddock (Michael York) washes up on a mysterious island ruled by the seemingly benevolent Dr. Moreau (Burt Lancaster). Braddock will...
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The Force Awakens [Star Wars]

The Force Awakens (2015) starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
The Force Awakens (2015) starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher The Force Awakens is the story of a new threat to the galaxy. Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the missing Luke...
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The Quartermass Xperiment

The Quartermass Xperiment (1955) starring Brian Donlevy, Richard Wordsworth
The Quartermass Xperiment (1955) starring Brian Donlevy, Richard Wordsworth In The Quartermass Xperiment, the only surviving astronaut of Britain’s first manned rocket returns to Earth. But he’s changed, possibly infected, by … something. And it may doom all life on earth.
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They Came From Beyond Space

They Came From Beyond Space (1967) starring Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne
They Came From Beyond Space (1967) starring Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne Synopsis of They Came From Beyond Space They Came From Beyond Space: Scientists go to a field in England to look at the strange formation from a meteor shower. They are taken over by an alien life...
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Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection

Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection
Editorial review of  Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection, courtesy of Amazon.com DVD collection, featuring three of Toho Studios’ sci-fi classics,  Mothra, Battle in Outer Space, and the noirish  The H-Man
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Quatermass and the Pit, aka. Five Million Years to Earth

Five Million Years to Earth (1967), aka. Quatermass and the Pit, starring James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley
Quatermass and the Pit (1967) aka Five Million Years to Earth (1967) starring James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley Synopsis of Quatermass and the Pit While digging an extension in the London underground, workers come across skeletal remains. Construction is halted and paleontologist Dr. Matthew Roney’s team take over. They...
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From the Earth to the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon (1958) starring Joseph Cotton, George Sanders
From the Earth to the Moon (1958) starring Joseph Cotten, George Sanders Synopsis of From the Earth to the Moon Set just after the American civil war, businessman and inventor Victor Barbicane invents a new source of power called Power X. He plans to use it to power rockets,...
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Return of the Fly

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The Return of the Fly (1959) starring Vincent Price, Bret Halsey Synopsis of The Return of the Fly Since the brilliant scientist of The Fly is dead, time skips forward 20 years to his now-adult son,  In The Return of the Fly, Phillipe seeks to recreate his father’s matter transporter.  He hopes to...
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Starcrash

Starcrash, starring Caroline Munro, David Hasselhoff
Editorial review of Starcrash courtesy of Amazon.com Is there anything Starcrash doesn’t have? Robots, hyperspace, troglodytes, Caroline Munro in a space bikini, “reality” star Marjoe Gortner as an alien, a pre-everything David Hasselhoff, and–most incredible of all, under the circumstances–a terrific score by the great John Barry. This jaw-dropping 1979 Star Wars knock-off is something of a cult item, prized...
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Time After Time

Time After Time, starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen
Time After Time, starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen Synopsis of Time After Time  In Time After Time, H. G. Wells travels from 1893 London to 1979 San Francisco in pursuit of Jack the Ripper.  The Ripper has stolen his time machine and continued his murders in the...
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