H.G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come
H.G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come (1979)

This is a remake of a 1936 sci-fi, future dystopia tale by H.G. Wells, but the drama, as interpreted by director George McCowan and scripter Martin Lager is not altered to accommodate today's more demanding audiences. As a result, the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 7, 1979
DVD Release Date: February 11, 2003
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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

while it is hardly the worst of the Star Wars knockoffs, The Shape of the Things to Come is memorable primarily for its various failings

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