‘Pandorum’: Dense and Kinda Boring, but Overall it Delivers (review)

It’s 2174, and Earth, being vastly overpopulated, sends a Noah’s Arc-type spaceship to planet Tanis, which is compatible for living on. Unfortunately, the captain got a case of Pandorum, which causes paranoia and erratic behavior, and he sabotaged the mission. Eight years later, crew members Bower (Ben Foster) and Payton (Dennis Quaid) wake up, confusedContinue reading “‘Pandorum’: Dense and Kinda Boring, but Overall it Delivers (review)”

‘The Man with Two Brains’: Comedy Genius (review)

This is a comedy inspired by old sci-fi movies, co-written by Steve Martin and Carl Reiner. Martin is Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr, (pronounced hu-furrrr) a brilliant but lonely brain surgeon. He meets and soon marries Dolores (Kathleen Turner), who turns out to be a conniving gold digger. While at a medical conference in Austria, he isContinue reading “‘The Man with Two Brains’: Comedy Genius (review)”

1958’s ‘The Blob’: Action-Packed with Squishy Goodness (review)

Teenager Steve (Steve McQueen) and his best girl Jane (Aneta Corsaut) have a major problem on their hands when a comet crash-lands in their town and leaves behind the Blob. It tends to do unpleasant things like eat people alive. As per usual for ‘50s sci-fi/horror movies, the kids run to the authority figures, whoContinue reading “1958’s ‘The Blob’: Action-Packed with Squishy Goodness (review)”