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In the barren wastelands of the future, a zone trooper stumbles upon the remains of an advanced killing machine, the Mark 13 cyborg. Purchased by rugged space trooper Mo (McDermott) as a gift for his sculptress girlfriend Jill (Travis), the dismembered fragments reconstruct themselves from household appliances, turning Jill's apartment into a combat zone as the reborn machinery goes on the rampage. Former pop-promo director Stanley's feature debut is an impressive assault on the senses, a shamelessly plagiaristic robotics nightmare laden with OTT apocalyptic symbolism and brash cinematic homages, from Argento's Deep Red to Cameron's The Terminator. Stanley's gaudy vision achieves a roller-coaster pace, swept along by an incessant industrial soundtrack, the perfect backdrop for Image Animation's deliciously fetishistic creation, all pumping pistons and sinewy flex. An energetic, low-budget Pandora's Box of delights, tailor-made for the disposable '90s.
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1990

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94 mins

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David

Innovative, sickly hallucinogenic futurekill sci-fi about an artist who is given a new toy which happens to be a high tech killing machine. The backdrop to the story is a bleak polluted world which with its loving kaleidoscopic attention to detail nearly draws focus from the rampaging droid. Director's cut should in a rational world be released to dvd, but so far no dice. This and Dust Devil Stanley's only films. Both brilliant. Average age of the cast: 16.

David

Innovative, sickly hallucinogenic futurekill sci-fi about an artist who is given a new toy which happens to be a high tech killing machine. The backdrop to the story is a bleak polluted world which with its loving kaleidoscopic attention to detail nearly draws focus from the rampaging droid. Director's cut should in a rational world be released to dvd, but so far no dice. This and Dust Devil Stanley's only films. Both brilliant. Average age of the cast: 16.