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The Brain That Wouldn’t Die DVD

Jan in the Pan Though Rhino failed to impress with their initial DVD offering (Galaxina), they’ve come to play ball with their Mystery Science Theater 3000 DVDs. No, it doesn’t have any alternate audio options, deleted footage, or even subtitles … Continue reading

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Devil Girl From Mars DVD

Mars needs men Once I get my time machine perfected, one of the first trips I want to make is back to England in the early 1950s, if only to be in the audience for the stage production of Devil … Continue reading

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Galaxina DVD

Future schlock Welcome to the galactic Space Police ship Infinity in the year 3009. Your captain is Cornelius Butt (Avery Schreiber). Crew consists of the dashing Sgt. Thor (soap star Stephen Macht) and dope smoking cowboy Pvt. Buzz McKenzie (James … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Man

Man or Ro-man? Well, it was probably a mighty struggle, but Robin Williams (What Dreams May Come) put aside the ham for once and let the story breathe. Which is excellent, as movie adaptations of the works of Isaac Asimov … Continue reading

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Iron Giant

¬†Adam Link to robots past A major surprise in a summer already crowded with fun flicks is this under-hyped animated wonder. Disney has struck gold in recent years by swiping from classic Japanese anime, so it was inevitable that Warners … Continue reading

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Inspector Gadget

Go Go to Hell In essence, Disney kid flicks haven’t changed that much. Films like Inspector Gadget aren’t much different than Million Dollar Duck or The Monkey’s Uncle with several million bucks of special effects thrown in.

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

1969 Okay Unfrozen superspy leftover Powers makes his second appearance on the screen amid a deafening carnival of hype which leads one to believe that a let-down is inevitable. But our man Mike Myers saves the world again. Though many … Continue reading

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ElectroBabe and DynaChick

Spand-X-Women In the mid-1970s, Sid & Marty Krofft were kings of Saturday morning TV. Their animated and live-action shows were top rated (as was their prime time Donny & Marie Show). Noting the popularity of superhero shows like Shazam! at … Continue reading

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The Matrix

One Pill Makes You Bigger, the Other Makes You Small As any SubGenius knows, the normal world is an illusion. Those with the gift can see through the veil and see the wondrous and horrifying reality lurking beneath the surface. … Continue reading

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The Avengers

How Now Brown Cow? Well, not so good, if you’re a dedicated fan of the Avengers TV series. Watching it on television 30 years ago, we all had the benefit of discovering a show that’s main virtue was charm, wrapped … Continue reading

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