Krull (1983) Dir. by Peter Yates Starring Ken Marshall, Freddie Jones, and Lysette Anthony Plot A young prince teams up with a mysterious wise man, a cyclops, an ineffectual sorcerer and a band of thieves to rescue his fiancĂ©e from the teleporting fortress of an interplanetary marauder, who believes that the princess’s child is destined to … Continue reading Krull


Innerspace (1987) Dir. by Joe Dante Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Martin Short Plot An experiment in miniaturization is interrupted by a gang of corporate raiders attempting to steal the technology.  One scientist escapes, and ends up injecting the test pilot, intended for a rabbit, into the body of a grocery store clerk.  The pilot is … Continue reading Innerspace

Short Circuit

Short Circuit (1986) Dir. by John Badham Starring Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens and Austin Pendleton Plot An experimental military robot gains sapience when it is struck by lightning after a demonstration of its fighting capabilities.  Escaping from the compound of the tech contractors who created it, it befriends a food truck owner, who begins … Continue reading Short Circuit

The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter (1984) Directed by Nick Castle Starring: Lance Guest as Alex RoganRobert Preston as CentauriDan O'Herlihy as GrigCatherine Marie Stewart as Maggie Plot Synopsis Alex Rogan, a teenager in Middle-O-Nowhere, California, spends the summer after graduating high school doing odd jobs around the trailer park where he lives, and playing way too much … Continue reading The Last Starfighter