Mighty Peking Man is undoubtedly shameless in ripping off King Kong, but there's no denying the incredible work that went into the visual effects.
Sci-Fi Blu-Ray Reviews
The Incredible Shrinking Man is among the '50s best sci-fi offerings, draining a man of his domestic masculinity while delivering appropriate nuclear-era thrills.
The Giant Claw is about a cackling turkey from space and utterly ridiculous, but joyously goofy 1950s giant monster exploitation.
While a little unique for the genre, Zombies of Mora Tau flails its arms without ever finding a workable protagonist.
Ponderous, slow, and cheap, Creature with the Atom Brain answers its own questions in minutes amid standard post-war paranoia.
Kitschy and naively primitive, this pre-space race Flight to Mars skips past the moon to deal in Cold War paranoia deeper into the solar system.
Lost in the shuffle of young teen sci-fi dystopian thrillers, Chaos Walking is all thematic politics and not much story.
Easily one of the oddest straight adaptations of King Kong, the 1976 version focuses on a goofy sexuality that's neither successful or comfortable when trying to settle on tone.
The invasion of Invasion from Inner Earth is a devious plot to bore humanity to death, and if seen by enough people, the plan will work.
Space Cadet A radioactive alien terrorizes Chicago, or parts of Chicago where no one else is actually seen. Monster a Go-Go didn’t have money to show people. Or action. …
An oddity in the kaiju genre, War of the God Monsters isn't much for action given it's all stock footage, but there is a satisfying family drama inside.
Somehow reaching a third movie, Skylines takes the alien invasion series into space but it's still pretty awful.