A young girl, struggling with her mother’s death, Dad’s new fiance and a bully at school, orders a Mail Order Monster, a robot that is supposed to solve all her problems. Little does she realize that she’s a character in yet another one of these movies about children, death and monsters like A Monster Calls […]Read more "Mail Order Monster (2018)"
Wow. Just what we really needed. A SyFy Network remake/sequel/reboot/re-imagining of a TV Movie from the Seventies. It’s really not quite clear which one this is as the story is quite different, although it does still revolve around the idea of a Yeti straying close to a ski resort and eating people. And it is […]Read more "Snow Beast (2011)"
This one was depressing. Now, I’ve been intrigued by the notion of Toho producing a big scale Godzilla Anime since I first heard of the project, particularly when I heard that it would be set in a far future, in a world where Godzilla has ruled for thousands of years. When the first of the […]Read more "Godzilla: The Planet Eater [Gojira: hoshi wo kû mono] (2018)"
(aka Giant Phantom Monster Agon) I thought, once I’d caught up with 1959’s The Three Treasures I had seen all the Kaiju Eiga films Toho studios made (and yes, that does include their co-production with Tsuburaya Productions, Daigoro vs Goliath). So I was just a little surprised to learn that they had released a virtually unknown Giant Monster […]Read more "Agon: Atomic Dragon [Maboroshi no Daikaijū Agon](1968)"
Vibrations. You see, all matter is nothing but vibrations. Modern Science has told us that. But they weren’t the first ones to learn this. Oh, no! So, if you can learn the ancient science of the yogis — and yes, it was a science — then you can take matter apart and move it around […]Read more "Night Monster (1942)"
A sideshow performer, Dan “The Electric Man” McCormick (Lon Chaney Jr.) survives when a bus crashes into high tension lines, thanks to a strange partial immunity he’s acquired to electric current from his act. He agrees to take part in a few experiments to understand his gift, unaware the the good Scientist’s partner (played by […]Read more "Man Made Monster (1941)"
Look, there are some things that bother you so much that you have to say them right out: There is one thing no hard core special forces officer will do. Not ever. It’s a question of discipline and morale. Commissioned officers do NOT enter into sexual relationships with enlisted men in their chain of command. […]Read more "Alien Uprising (2008)"