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Icarus XB 1 [1963]

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 5, 2011 by gnojne cice


  AKA Ikarie XB-1 A Czechoslovakian pre-Star Trek and Pre-2001: A Space Odyssey science fiction film based on a novel by Stanislaw Lem, the author of Solyaris. And not a comedy! I was lead to believe by my mother and JirĂ­ Menzel that Czechs made only comedies. Even more, it’s supposed to feature no monsters from outer space and other trashy stuff most science fiction films of the era were made of, at least American and Japanese. Continue reading


Sherlock Holmes [2010]

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , on March 16, 2010 by gnojne cice


  Sherlock Holmes with kraken, dinosaurs and dragons? From Asylum? With a guy from Star Trek, even if it’s everyone’s least favourite, Enterprise? Yes, that’s right. Can it get better, or worse, since we’re talking about The Asyulm, and we’re talking about Dominic Keating who plays Lieutenant Malcolm Reed in Enterprise? Not that someone really cares for the movie, so let me spoil the whole Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes knockoff for you, just to let you see how ridiculous it is. Continue reading