APEX, replete with pseudo-scientific buzzwords and mechanical doodads, is a strong contender for 1994's Captain Kirk Award for taking sci-fi fans where no one really wants to go. Badly acted by an inexpressive cast, it's an unimaginative exercise in techno-tedium.
Scientist Nicholas Sinclair (Richard Keats), the victim of a disastrous time-travel snafu, is caught between the trouble-plagued Datron Research Center of 2073 and a war-torn 1973, unrecognizably warped by the experimentation of Dr. Elgin (David Jean Thomas). When Sinclair travels back to the
70s to investigate, he allows a companion robot to escape with him into the past, where it wreaks havoc and a...