Another planet is speeding toward the earth threatening to destroy it in a collision. The only people who can save the earth are some poorly dubbed Italian scientists.
This is John Carpenter’s Starman. The Air Force shoots down Jeff Bridges, but doesn’t do a good enough job. I mean if I had been the producer of this film, I would have blown him up in the first five minutes. But it’s Carpenter, so we’ve hot to stretch out it out for 90 minutes.
Watching the movie is like watching an undiscovered episode of the original “Star Trek.” We have a rocket being pulled off course by a strange phenomenon; we have special effects of the most functional and basic kind; we have a strange planet populated by earthlike (albeit small) people, whose strengths and weaknesses are allegories of human strengths and weaknesses; we have a series of curvaceous women, a brash young man and an elderly wise leader in the alien society; we have a brawny hero who alternates between fighting, courting and moralizing.
In the Year 2889 is a made for television, apocalyptic, sci-fi, movie about a futuristic nuclear war. It’s a the remake of The Day the World Ended. In the film, a nuclear war has wiped out all of Earth’s citizens, except for a few who hid from it in a valley. After the war, they are menaced by a group of mutant cannibals.
The Amazing Transparent Man is a 1960 science fiction film starring Marguerite Chapman. It is an American B-movie which follows the story of an escaped criminal who uses an invisibility serum to escape.
Killers from Space is a 1954 Science Fiction Films where Peter Graves (Mission Impossible) fights some evil conquerors from the planet Venus. The venutians look just like we humans except they wear painted ping pong balls over their eyes.
The founder and owner of a large cosmetics company, Janice Starlin (Susan Cabot), is disturbed when her firm’s sales begin to drop after it becomes apparent to her customer base that she is aging. Scientist Eric Zinthrop (Michael Mark) has been able to extract enzymes from the royal jelly of the queen wasp that can reverse the aging process.