Thursday, March 22, 2012


Imagine, if you will, a world in which face-painted men with “Flock of Seagulls”-style haircuts comingle with folks resembling Frank Zappa in Ming the Merciless attire and women dressed in the finest glittery robes dug out of the trash bin behind Studio 54 whilst relaxing on silky-cushioned, oval-shaped beds. Now imagine all of these folks are part of a mining expedition on a desolate world, utilizing an enormous vehicle reminiscent of the sandcrawler the Jawas travelled in. Oh, and there’s robots: creepy, creepy robots with molded hair that looks like Louis XIV, and a murder mystery that makes everyone a suspect.

That is exactly the world I stumbled into when I watched The Robots of Death DVD. I loved every minute of it, and you should too.

Read the rest of my review at Cinema Sentries...

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