Tagged: The Future is Gonna Suck

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Strange Days (1995)

“It takes a lot of gall on the part of the filmmakers to reenact both the Rodney King beating and the Rodney King riots here. It’s embarrassingly heavy-handed in 2014; I can’t imagine how it played three years after the actual riots.”

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After Earth (2013)

“I’m not sure that’s how evolution works, though it’s disheartening to see that Shyamalan thought so much of his silly ‘plants killing humans’ premise of The Happening that he reuses it here.”

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VIDEO: Robot Jox (1989)

Renegado wants to build his own giant robot, so he sneaks into a giant robot building facility, of course, and takes a look at a movie with similar themes. Features appearances from Cecil from Good Bad Flicks, and a robot with a chainsaw penis!

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VIDEO: Lost in Space (1998)

This episode, the Slob looks back at his childhood to take on the 1998 sci-fi classic Lost in Space! Does the film still hold up, or is the Slob just another space cadet? Watch and find out, and enjoy a special cameo from our own Count Jackula!

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VIDEO: The Apple (1980)

It’s the bizarre cult classic The Apple, a gay sci-fi biblical musical allegory directed by the future producer of Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. It’s the far-flung year of 1994, where society is ruled by a fascist, totalitarian record label called BIM, and the only ones who can liberate humanity are two virginal folk singers from Canada.

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VIDEO: Zardoz (1974)

It’s the absolutely indescribable dystopian sci-fi adventure, or something, Zardoz, starring Sean Connery as a brutal who falls from a giant floating head into the land of immortals where he proceeds to… do stuff.