sci-fi

Notebook Reviews: VIRUS

John Bruno – 1999 Virus is a highly derivative sci-fi/horror which hardly breaks new ground – but having said that, it’s schlocky B-movie fun. A cross between Alien, Terminator and Deep Rising, the film is directed by former [...]

September 22, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

John Frankenheimer – 1996 Not as bad as the reviews suggest, The Doctor Of Island Moreau is a bizarre but entertaining adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel. Marlon Brando camps things up to great effect as the title character and Val Kilmer is [...]

September 12, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Caradog W. James’ THE MACHINE

Low budget science fiction films are able to play with bigger themes than their larger budget counterparts. They don’t have to worry about appealing to a mass audience in order to recoup their cost, meaning that they can play a little fast and [...]

August 31, 2020

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