Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Safe House 1618 2021

- I Dream of a Psychopomp 2021

- Montréal Girls 2022

- Camping Trip 2022

- Human Hibachi 2 2022

- Night Owls 2022

- Bliss (Glück) 2021

- Roller Junkies 2022

- The Burned Over District 2022

- Tony Martone 2022

- The Skunk Ape Experiments 2022

- All Must Die 2019

- Movers Ultimate 2022

- Dawn 2022

- The Necro Files 1997

- Typo 2021

- Discontent 2022

- Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell 1995

- The Blood of the Dinosaurs 2021

- The Bride in the Box 2022

- The Ghost Lights 2022

- Battle of the Worlds 1961

- Musings of a Sinner 2021

- Abject 2022

- MEAD 2022

- Attack of the Killer Chickens 2022

- The Dead Girl in Apartment 03 2022

- Orders from Above 2021

- Summer Issues 2020

- The Andy Baker Tape 2021

- Kung Fu Ghost 2022

- C.A.M. 2021

- The Huntress of Auschwitz 2022

- As a Prelude to Fear 2022

- Girls to Buy 2021

- Death Hunt 2022

- Bring Him Back Dead 2022

- Final Caller 2020

- Glasshouse 2021

- 3 Demons 2022

- Riki the Rhino 2020

- The Bloody Man 2020

- Paradise Motel 2022

- Getting Toasted 2019

- Prosper 2014

- Fresh Hell 2021

- Father of the Flying Car 2022

- Ten Doors 2021

- Fair Game 1986

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Not of this Earth

USA 1988
produced by
Murray Miller, Jim Wynorski, Roger Corman (executive) for Miracle Pictures
directed by Jim Wynorski
starring Traci Lords, Arthur Roberts, Lenny Juliano, Ace Mask, Roger Lodge, Rebecca Perle, Michael Delano, Becky LeBeau, Monique Gabrielle, Roxanne Kernohan, Ava Cadell, Cynthia Thompson, Kelli Maroney, Belinda Grant, Robby Bointen, Kim Sill (as Kimberly Dawn), Zoran Hochstätter, Ed Morgan, Murray Miller, John Dresden, Shawn Klugman, Paul Shaver, R.J. Robertson, Bob Sheridan
written by R.J. Robertson, Jim Wynorski, based on the earlier screenplay by Charles B. Griffith, Mark Hanna, music by Chuck Cirino, special effects by Jim Stewart

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin



Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan



Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who


Edgar Wallace made in Germany

Elizabeth Bathory



Flash Gordon


Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu





El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim


Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution


Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III


Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong


Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera


Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes


Star Trek

Sukeban Deka



Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Three Supermen


Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman




Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!

An alien (Arthur Roberts) lands on earth, and he almost immediately starts sucking the blood of a couple making out in a car. A few days latern nurse Nadine (Traci Lords) gets a job offer she can't afford to refuse: For a quite ridiculous amount of money, she's to be the private nurse of Mr Johnson, an eccentric suffering from a rare blood disease - who is of course really our alien. She's of course oblivious to his blooddrinking habits, and he doesn't threaten her, so she thinks she's got the job of a lifetime: she just has to give the man a few infusions each day and has the rest of the time off to sunbath by Johnson's pool or whatever. It's just ... Johnson's assistant Jeremy (Lenny Juliano) suspects Johnson of, well, something, since he has repeatedly seem people enter the house who never leave. At first, Nadine pays little heed, but after a while she grows suspicious as well, and even finds evidence there is something sinister going on - but her doctor friend and former boss Dr Rochelle (Ace Mask) laughs off all her justified suspicions ... because he's under the hypnotic power of the alien.

Eventually, we learn what Johnson is up to: He comes from a planet dying from lack of blood, and his people are now looking for a new blood source to harvest - earth. Of course, with nosey Jeremy around, it's only a matter of time if something will leak, so Johnson kills Jeremy eventually. And when he finds out that Nadine knows quite a bit more than she's supposed to as well, he wants to teleport her to his home planet, a journey no human has survived yet ... but Nadine's cop boyfriend (Roger Lodge) arrives just in time to save the day.


A remake of Roger Corman's then more than 30 years old Not of this Earth, and rumour has it that remake-director Jim Wynorski bet Corman that he could do his movie in even less time than Corman made the original. Be that as it may, Not of this Earth was hardly one of the better (if more enduring) Roger Corman-films from the period, and Wynorski stays true to the original inasmuch as he keeps the story and most of the dialogue totally intact, and basically only adds a bit of topless nudity and a dose of humour to the mix - and somehow, the movie, though far from being a masterpiece, works better than the original, mainly because it doesn't take itself too seriously and seems to be more aware of its schlocky nature than the older film.

By the way, also former underaged porn star Traci Lords' first legit film, and the only one she does topless nudity in - and she really isn't half bad for this type of movie.

Also, the credit sequence is made up mainly from other 1980's sci-fi flicks produced by Roger Corman, many of them on the more elaborate side - which somehow makes one expect more than the film is able to deliver ... however, taken by themselves these snippets are wonderful reminders of how great 1980's pulpy low budget sci-fi managed to be at time.



review © by Mike Haberfelner


Feeling lucky ?
Want to
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Not of this Earth
at the amazons ...


Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)

Germany (East AND West)

Looking for imports ?
Find Not of this Earth here ...

Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Not of this Earth at

Thanks for watching !!!



Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner


Out now from




On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide


A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD