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It should be “Product Placement and Me”

  • The Macabre Trunk(1936)

See El baúl macabro

See Hercules Against the Moon Men

Mad scientist Lionel Atwill takes over an island?  As if we’d have time for that…

It’s hard to believe it, but there’s still life in Max!

A better than average PRC Monster movie

Also known as “They Saved Hitler’s Brain.” That’s all you need to know…

Impressive Indie Space Exploration film about love and scientific curiosity

Somewhere among all the flying fists, they’re ripping off E.T. (and Raiders)

A very strange Art House Post Apocalyptic movie

Girl mail orders a robot monster to solve all her problems.  Okay…for kids

Interesting idea completely let down by a lack of imagination

Weird and witty.  Conspiracy theories, alternate realities…and a space pen

  • Man in Outer Space (1962)

See Muz z prvního století

The Wolfman, with electricity?  Lon Chaney, Jr.’s first big Horror film

  • Man of the First Century (1962)

See Muz z prvního století

Billionaire needs a new brain?  I know: let’s go get Nostradamus’ head!

  • Manborg (2011)

The Astron 6 Collective’s homage to bad Nineties Cyborg movies

Creepy telekinetic kids, brutal fights…and a top rated TV talent show?

Incredible animated Rom Com.  In space

Ho hum.  A game spin-off

The original adventure of the ultimate talking head!

Not even genetically engineered super soldiers are safe from teen movies!

Creepy Gothic horror with the dumbest and most absurd surprise ending ever

First Anime to feature Mecha returns to the big screen.  With lots of robots

Beautiful Soviet trip to Mars.  But that’s about it

Richard Burton, telekinesis, and massive disasters

  • Mekagojira no gyakushu (1975)

See Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

Brilliant anime anthology film from Katsuhiro Otomo.  A must see

Absurd time travel comedy that pays homage to The Infinite Man

More like “Meh” in Black

No Wave space comedy.  Mostly of historical interest

High tech thriller with virtual reality and brain downloads

Absurd Fifties mad scientist effort

Charles Band’s very own American-made Italian Mad Max copy!

  • METAMORPHOSIS: THE ALIEN FACTOR (1990)

Shake The Fly, The Thing and Night of the Comet in a box:  this is what you get

  • METEOR MONSTER (1958)

See Teenage Monster

Just awful.  Avoid if possible

A strange and special film about what a father will do for his son

Ahem:  “Mikadroid: Robokill Beneath Disco Club Layla.”  Say it three times fast.

Incredibly cheap.  Incredibly ambitious…

Let’s see your High School do this…

A serious – if dull – attempt at a serious movie about virtual reality

Blech

  • MINDWARP: AN INFINITY OF TERROR

See Galaxy of Terror (1981)

Whoa.  It isn’t terrible!  Hollywood gets Jay Ward right.  No, really!

  • Il Mondo di Yor

See Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)

George Romero film about a terrifying…tiny little monkey?

Wow!  Scary, intense, but totally unknown creature feature from China

At least it has a good opening image

Curious cross between Film Noir and…a killer ape?

Roger Corman’s first attempt at production.  But at least the MiniSub is cool

The Asylum’s answer to Godzilla, King of the Monsters

Christopher Mihm’s first venture into the Mihmiverse

We have to stop the giant…snails before they devour the world!

Pretty much what you’d expect

  • THE MONSTERS’ DESPERATE BATTLE – DAIGORO VS. GOLIATH

See Kaijû daifunsen: Daigorou tai Goriasu [Daigoro vs. Goliath] (1972)

Monsters, Inc. is a Science Fiction film.  Really

Totally bonkers, Fifties-ish exploitation film

  • Monstrum (2018)

See Mulgoe

Atmospheric Mexican mad scientist film

Arty film that wimps out at the end

Retro short film about desperation, hope, and taking a Cadillac to the moon…

The Producers.  With more heads getting blown off with shotguns

Beautiful and tragic adaptation of Adolfo Bioy Casares’ novel

Greek Art house post-Apocalyptic film.  Very bleak

Giant cities roam the devasted Earth eating each other.  Way cool

Culty horror comedy about giant…  Oh, you guessed it already?

Mexican Caped Crimefighter vs. mad scientist’s deadly fish man!

Korean historical epic…with a giant monster

Strange and arty super low budget Canadian space film.

Roger Corman produced Alien copy, but not as bad as you’d think

  • Mutant (1984)

See Night Shadows

Renegade animator Bill Plympton’s nearly pornographic space film

Brett Piper’s third film:  monsters, mutants, and a wannabe hero

Routine monster flick with silly cat beasts and…Brion James, hero???

  • Mutronics (1991)

See The Guyver

Even Oldrich Lipsky couldn’t make a Socialist Utopia funny…

Dinosaurs, mutants, apemen and a sweet cherry red ’68 GTO

Jaunty Czech steampunk comedy

Brett Piper’s first film.  With appalling sound issues and plenty of monsters

Silly Shaggy Dog film with no resemblance to anything Verne wrote…

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