The Brain From Planet Arous

Two new releases in Rhino Video’s ”Midnight Madness” series take us back to the days when sci-fi and horror flicks knew their place — as no-name cheapies, not $50 million Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicles. The Brain From Planet Arous is fairly standard power-mad-alien-wants- to-have-sex- with-earth-women nonsense. But it’s redeemed by a few loony plot twists (without giving anything away, the hero has four legs and eats Alpo), nice tongue-in-cheek performances, and the best actor-seen-through-a-water-cooler shot in screen history. D

The Brain From Planet Arous
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