Movie review: Moontrap (1989)

If there was ever a film where you could say, “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all,” is it, with more visual parallels to earlier science fiction films than Terminator Salvation (2009). We get references to the opening music of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), and the opening narrative from Star Trek in the first thirty seconds after Moontrap’s main titles. It’s simply…

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