The Mad Monster

Glenn Strange as the strapped down Petro, about to be turned into the Mad Monster
The Mad Monster (1942), starring George Zucco, Glenn Strange, Ann Nagel, Johnny Downs Synopsis of The Mad Monster Dr. Cameron (George Zucco) has succeeded in his expierments with a serum which will turn a man into a wolf-like monster and is ready to avenge himself on the men who...
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The Land Unknown

The Land Unknown (1957) starring Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon, Douglas Kennedy
The Land Unknown (1957) starring Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon, Douglas Kennedy  The Land Unknown is one of those science fiction movies where good acting is undercut by truly terrible special effects.  At it’s heart, it’s The Lost World – but with several interesting twists, including a very different character stranded...
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The Definitive Document Of The Dead

Editorial review of The Definitive Document Of The Dead courtesy of Amazon.com  ROY FRUMKES CELEBRATION OF HORROR DIRECTOR GEORGE A. ROMERO GETS RE-EDITED, UPDATED AND RE-MASTERED! THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD IS AN ALL-NEW VERSION OF THE CLASSIC MAKING OF PROJECT BASED ON 1978’s DAWN OF THE DEAD!
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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Ed Wood  What can be said about Plan 9 from Outer Space that hasn’t already been said? It’s clearly the cheesiest of cheesy monster movies. It’s been considered for many years the worst movie that has ever been...
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Faust 1926

Faust, starring Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, F.W. Murnau (Director)
Faust (1926), starring Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, F.W. Murnau (Director) The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man’s soul.
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The Howling

The Howling, starring Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Elisabeth Brooks, John Carradine, Robert Picardo
The Howling (1980), starring Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Elisabeth Brooks, John Carradine, Robert Picardo The Howling – A shaken TV newswoman finds a doctor’s retreat crawling with werewolves. Directed by Joe Dante.
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Wolfen

Wolfen, starring Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines, Edward James Olmos
Wolfen, starring Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines, Edward James Olmos Synopsis of Wolfen In Wolfen, a real estate tycoon, his coke-binging wife and a slum wino have something grisly in common.  They’re the latest victims in a series of random murders. A veteran NYPD detective soon suspects the killings may be supernatural...
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Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Dr. Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, starring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred
Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, starring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred  The Doctor and Ace seek a bit of diversion in a trip to the planet Segonax to see the Psychic Circus, but they soon discover that the show is not all it’s cracked up to be. In...
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Doctor Who – Horror of Fang Rock

Doctor Who - Horror of Fang Rock, starring Tom Baker, Louise Jameson
Doctor Who – Horror of Fang Rock, starring Tom Baker, Louise Jameson  The Doctor and Leela become top suspects in the mysterious deaths that occur when an eerie fog engulfs the Fang Rock lighthouse in this turn-of-the-century adventure.
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Doctor Who – Survival

Dr. Who - Survival, starring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Anthony Ainsley
Doctor Who – Survival, starring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Anthony Ainsley Synopsis of Doctor Who – Survival  The Doctor takes Ace back to her hometown of Perivale, only to find that something is very, very wrong. Many of Ace’s old friends and neighbors have disappeared while domestic pets become victims of unseen...
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