Tag Archives: Star Wars

The King of Fighters

In “Fighters,” three ancient artifacts — a sword, a shield and a chain-metal necklace that looks like Red Sonja’s thong — combine to unleash energy that opens a gateway to another dimension where characters compete in underground fighting tournaments to become the King of Fighters. There, logic and physics are on hold, tunnels are awash

Battle Beyond the Stars

As with “Star Crash,” I’d much rather watch it than the Lucasfilm product any day of the week. “Battle” has none of the cultural impact, but all of what makes pop culture fun. Besides, it boasts the credit “and George Peppard as Cowboy,” and how many films can claim that? (That’s rhetorical.) As the evil

Vanishing on 7th Street

There, amid neon signs and a Motown-stuffed jukebox, they escape the darkness that aims to make them disappear. The punch line? “Star Wars” prequel pretty boy Hayden Christensen is the star. Actually, he’s not half-bad in “Vanishing on 7th Street,” the latest thriller from Brad Anderson, who has a streak for making great ones that

Galaxina / The Crater Lake Monster

“Galaxina” and “The Crater Lake Monster.” Yet here they are, hand in hand, forever preserved in a “Science Fiction Double Feature” from Mill Creek Entertainment. These are the kind of movies I’d never buy separately, but stick them together in one value package, and my Visa card’s already whipped out of the wallet. “Galaxina” was

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