That Time A '70s Cult Scifi Movie Got An Oscar (For A Different Movie)

The movie Starcrash, is remembered mostly as a lesson in how not to do space opera. What most people don't remember it as is Oscar-winning. But it was. Except, the award was given seven years after its release and was issued in the name of a different movie. How did it happen? Here's the story. » 11/28/14 4:40pm 11/28/14 4:40pm

One of the absolute worst space battle sequences we've ever seen

It's not just the hideous special effects, although those are pretty terrible — especially the closeups of pilots' faces while random rear-projection saucers float around behind them. It's not just the hideous acting, especially the guy who puts way too much processed cheese into lines like, "It's not easy to get… » 2/04/11 6:02pm 2/04/11 6:02pm

David Hasselhoff's Lightsaber Duel With Stop-Motion Androids

The Hoff, wearing buckets of makeup, fences with killer bots in Star Crash. The worst of the late 70s Star Wars knockoffs, Crash features lots of Harryhausen-style stop motion animation alongside widescreen space battles. Caroline Munroe has really shiny hair and low-cut tops. But my favorite character is the Southern » 1/08/08 11:20am 1/08/08 11:20am