Film Friday: Android

Your Friday pairing: These ARE the droids you’re looking for. The 1982 Klaus Kinski movie Android and the Android Cocktail.

The Cryptosphere

Tonight’s feature movie is so bad I doubt the copyright holder will even bother hitting YouTube with a takedown notice. It has 5.9 out of ten on IMDB. It’s Android, from 1982, starring Klaus Kinski, which is a perfect storm which could go either way: awesome or dreck-ful. Guess which way they went on this one?

Settle in for an hour and a half of scenery-chewing existentialism, guyliner, and more wistful synth music than you can shake a theremin at. “Introducing Max 404.” Who went on to do absolutely nothing. You don’t say.

Eccentric scientist Dr.Daniel and his shy, clumsy assistant Max, lead a quiet life on their space station where they carry out illegal research into androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives from justice, one of whom is female.

For our cocktail pairing we’re going to go with an Android cocktail, of course. Here…

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