Stargate

Stargate (1994) Dir. by Roland Emmerich Starring Kurt Russell, James Spader and Jaye Davidson Plot Egyptologist and conspiracy-theorist Daniel Jackson is hired by the government to translate a series of hieroglyphs on a stone unearthed in Giza in the 20s.  When he succeeds, he learns that they are the code to activate a portal to … Continue reading Stargate

Demolition Man

Demolition Man (1993) Dir. by Marco Brambilla Starring Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock and Nigel Hawthorne Plot When LAPD Sergeant John “the Demolition Man” Spartan is framed for the murder of civilians while taking down crime kingpin Simon Phoenix, both he and Phoenix become some of the first inmates in the new cryogenic prison … Continue reading Demolition Man

Krull

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 fiancée from the teleporting fortress of an interplanetary marauder, who believes that the princess’s child is destined to … Continue reading Krull

Innerspace

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