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The X from Outer Space

The X from Outer Space (1967) Synopsis of The X from Outer Space  When a scientist crew returns from Mars with some space spores that contaminated their ship, they inadvertently bring about a nightmarish Earth invasion.  After the spores are analyzed in a lab, one escapes, eventually growing into...
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Curse of the Swamp Creature

Curse of the Swamp Creature (1966) starring John Agar, Francine York
Curse of the Swamp Creature (1966) starring John Agar, Francine York Synopsis of Curse of the Swamp Creature An oil surveyor is tricked by a trio of criminals into bringing them along on his trip to a swamp land. Where a mad scientist is trying to create a lizard/human hybrid...
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Squirm

Squirm (1976), Reviewed by: The Masked Reviewer
Squirm (1976), Reviewed by: The Masked Reviewer  In Squirm, when a storm knocks down the powerlines in the small town of Fly Creek, the worms are mysteriously mutated. Apparently when a worm mutates they hunger for human flesh.  Meanwhile Geri Sanders is waiting for Mick her boyfriend from the...
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Frogs

Frogs (1972) starring Ray Milland, Sam Elliot, Joan Van Ark
Frogs (1972) starring Ray Milland, Sam Elliot, Joan Van Ark  Frogs is an attempt to recreate the horror of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. Frogs mostly falls flat, however. Synopsis of Frogs Free-lance photographer is taking photos for an anti-pollution article in the Florida everglades, when his canoe is swamped by a...
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Journey to the Seventh Planet

Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) starring John Agar, Greta Thyssen
Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) starring John Agar, Greta Thyssen Synopsis of Journey to the Seventh Planet  Journey to the Seventh Planet is a campy science fiction movie, set in the “distance future” of 2001. In this utopia, the United Nations now rules the planet, and poverty and war...
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The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues

The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955) starring Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs, Michael Whalen Synopsis of The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues A mysterious sea creature is murdering people, and two independent government agents are investigating. A marine biologist knows more than he is telling, and the body count rises …
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Attack of the Puppet People

Attack of the Puppet People (1958) starring John Agar, June Kenney, John Hoyt - produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon
Attack of the Puppet People (1958) starring John Agar, June Kenney, John Hoyt – produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon  Attack of the Puppet People is a surprisingly enjoyable film by Bert I. Gordon, who lived up to his initials of B.I.G. A lonely doll maker, who can’t...
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Scream and Scream Again

Scream and Scream Again (1970) starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Christopher Matthews
Scream and Scream Again (1970) starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing,  Christopher Matthews Synopsis of Scream and Scream Again Scream and Scream Again is a cross between the horror movie and conspiracy  genres, with three different plot lines that don’t seem connected.  A jogger who collapses in the...
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Yongary, monster from the deep

Yongary, monster of the deep
Yongary, Monster From the Deep (1967) aka Taekoesu Yonggary  It should be said up front that  Yongary, Monster From the Deep is an imitation of Godzilla. A funny, delightful, cheesy imitation, but still an imitation. The basic plot is very familiar: it has a prehistoric monster awakened, causing...
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Die, Monster, Die

Die, Monster, Die starring Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Boris Karloff, Freda Jackson
Die, Monster, Die (1965) starring Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Boris Karloff, Freda Jackson  The title,  Die, Monster, Die is very misleading — and the movie is much better than the title, or the movie poster, would lead you to believe. It begins with a young man (Nick Adams)...
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