Monday, December 28, 2009

Poor Bastards of Cinema: Future War

I have to give a shout-out to MST3K for getting me this one as there is no way that I would watch that movie on its own merits.

The plot of this movie- quite frankly- is stupid. Our hero (Daniel Bernhardt) is from an alien race of people that look human (how convenient!), but are enslaved by an evil master race. When slaves run away, they send cybernetic trackers with dinosaurs in tow! This leads to our TWO moments today.

*First, our hero flees down an alley and past a homeless man. Faster than you can say 'piling it on,' one of the dinosaurs crosses his path and kills him. Damn, he didn't even do anything!

*A mere minute later, our hero runs onto a shipping dock full of workers. One man turns the corner, but is greeted by one of the cyborg trackers and promptly has his neck broken. Why?!? Did he look like the guy you were after? Are you afraid of witnesses on a planet that you don't even occupy? Did his shirt offend you?

Next on the chopping block, a man who learns that there is no dignity in death. On top of that, his death serves only a minor purpose. Stay tuned...

1 comment:

  1. Great find, and great installment of MST3K....
    I, too, was tempted to review Future Wars on its own merits after seeing that episode.