The Monster of Phantom Lake (2006)

The setting?  “The Present Day.” Only it is somewhere unspecified in the past, when teenagers still wore their jeans with the cuffs rolled up and Atomic waste still mutated unwary victims into horrible monsters. Probably the Fifties, right? For those of you even slightly familiar with the work of Christopher R. Mihm and his “Mihmiverse”, […]

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The Alpha Omega Man (2017)

Perhaps the defining moment in Joshua Kennedy’s latest film comes when his character, Robert Neville, alone in the deserted streets of New York City, sits in a theater and watches a film.  Which, naturally is Charlton Heston, sitting in the exact same theater, watching a movie while playing Robert Neville in The Omega Man, and saying the […]

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The Whisperer in Darkness (2007)

This isn’t the version of The Whisperer in Darkness the HPLHS released in 2011.  And I should note, it isn’t as good. This is, of course, one of H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous stories – and with good reason.  The story starts with hints of something strange and monstrous, gradually becomes creepier, before finally ending on a horrific […]

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Robot Holocaust (1986)

Once again, we’re back to the land of the MST3K, for what has to be one of the most threadbare post-Apocalyptic movies ever made.  After all, it’s set in New York City, with the famous skyline still intact behind all the ruined buildings where everything else takes place.  And, yes, that includes the World Trade Center! […]

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