Sunday Cinema – “Star Odyssey”

For the month of May we’re going to look at space-themed movies in reference to Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!)…

The Italians were big on ripping off beloved American film genres from westerns to action adventures. Space is one that is in a class on its own. This is the third film in a “trilogy” of space-themed movies by director Alfonso Brescia. Earth has been “purchased” by an evil overlord bent on enslaving the planet. A top scientist along with his robots & a ragtag group come together to defeat said overlord. Think “Star Wars” but without the star power, musical score, personality.

Someone posted a VHS transfer online, Italian cheese at its finest…

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