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Super Movies – Ivan Reitman’s Watchmen

Most fans know about the unreleased Fantastic Four movie that was made by Roger Corman’s New World studio, or the unaired Justice League TV pilot starring David Ogden Stiers as Martian Manhunter. There are plenty of low-quality bootleg copies floating … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Barbarella

I mentioned last week that Starcrash was influenced by Barbarella, the French comic-turned-campy sci-fi movie. Looking back at Barbarella, the influence may be less extensive than I remembered, but it is still there. Both feature gorgeous heroines clad in very … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Starcrash, Part 2

As we left off last week in recapping Lewis Coates’s (aka Luigi Cozzi’s) 1979 Italian homage to/rip-off of Star Wars, Stella Star (Caroline Munro) was freezing to death on an icy planet while her longtime partner Acton (Marjoe Gortner) lay dead … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Starcrash

Okay, as I warned you last week, this is not a superhero film, nor is it based on a comic book. But Starcrash is heavily influenced by Barbarella, a comic that was itself made into a movie starring a young … Continue reading

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