Forgotten Filmcast Episode 27: Battle Beyond the Stars

Take a little bit of Seven Samurai, a bit of The Magnificent Seven, stir it up with Star Wars and what do you get? It's the 1980 Roger Corman production Battle Beyond the Stars. Todd is joined by Barry from Cinematic Catharsis to talk about this low-budget space opera on the latest episode of the... Continue Reading →

Battle Beyond the Stars

After “Star Wars” hit it big in 1977, sci-fi was in again, and studios scrambled to get outer space adventure films into the pipeline.  Of course, Roger Corman was one of them.  1980’s “Battle Beyond the Stars” was his biggest production to date, but it was a familiar story.  Screenwriter John Sayles turned to Akira... Continue Reading →

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