Like many of the people out there we have in deed seen Star Wars The Force Awakens, we have not been ignoring it, we just don’t think there is much purpose in us showering the film with even more praise for being effing awesome in damn near every way. We could jump on the bandwagon and say just how brilliant the movie is, while complaining that it may have borrowed too much from the original Star Wars (sic New Hope); but what is the point. Everyone knows this and since we are not about to spoil the movie for the one person who hasn’t seen it four times we have decided to focus on something else. George Lucas complained that after Star Wars everyone was making space adventures, all of them poor; that is not exactly true. 1978’s Star Crash is a direct result of Star Wars, and while it admittedly sucks, it sucks so well it becomes awesome.
Written and Directed by Luigi Cozzi Star Crash stars Caroline Munro and David Hasselhoff, yeah that David Hasselhoff. Yeah sure it also stars Marjoe Gortner as Akton and Christopher Effing Plummer as The Emperor, but all you really need to read is David Hasselhoff to get an understanding of how awesome the next 94 minutes is going to be. There are spoilers after the leap, but seriously folks this movie is from 1978, you should have seen it. Continue reading