Invasion: UFO (1980)
Film / Science Fiction / Television

Invasion: UFO (1980)

During the 1980s, several episodes of Gerry Anderson’s hugely popular television series were reverse engineered into “feature films” by editing episodes together into something vaguely resembling a coherent storyline. Space:1999 (1975-1977) was the first to get the treatment with Destination Moonbase-Alpha (1978), Alien Attack (1979), Journey through the Black Sun (1982) and Cosmic Princess (1982); … Continue reading

The Phoenix Incident (2015)
Film / Science Fiction

The Phoenix Incident (2015)

The Phoenix Incident mixes shaky found footage material (supposedly footage showing four young men having an unpleasant close encounter in the desert) with mockumentary interludes as not-terribly-convincing actors play loved ones, whistleblowers, experts and other interested parties commenting on the action. Taking as its inspiration the much documented sighting of mysterious lights in the night … Continue reading

Mysteries from Beyond Earth (1975)
Documentary / Fantasy / Science Fiction

Mysteries from Beyond Earth (1975)

Starting with what looks like out-takes from the Tom Baker era Doctor Who opening titles and a narration taken from H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds over footage lifted from various 50s science fiction films, this obscurity is another of those UFOs-are-real-honestly-they-are monstrosities that offers absolutely no evidence at all, just shaky science, shakier film … Continue reading