Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from one of my favorite movies: Night of the Creeps, a fantastic homage to '50s B-movies directed by Fred Dekker and starring my man Tom Atkins as Detective Ray Cameron. This is my favorite role of his, which is saying a lot. I don't think I've written much … Continue reading Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps
Y'all. Y'ALL. I need to tell you about the movie I just watched. I'm not going to lie, I was pretty bored through parts of it, but I begged for forgiveness from the film gods after seeing the absolutely bonkers last ten minutes. (See also: Pieces.) The film is The Visitor, and it is the inaugural … Continue reading WTF Films: The Visitor
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from John Carpenter's classic anti-establishment sci-fi-action-horror-comedy They Live. Featuring one of the most famous fight scenes and one of the most hilariously ludicrous tough guy lines in film history, They Live is a must-see. I normally only include monster photos on Monster Monday, but since today is a … Continue reading Monster Monday: They Live
Happy Monster Monday! I'm cheating a bit today — today's monster is technically invisible. I think you'll forgive me, though, when you hear about the movie. In 1958's Fiend Without a Face, invisible thought monsters suck out people's brains and spinal cords and then fly around wreaking havoc on an American military base. Invisible thought monsters. … Continue reading Monster Monday: Fiend Without a Face
Blessed be the Ripleys, Jonesies, and Newts of the world, for today is Alien Day. If you are not yet devout when it comes to holidays based on pop culture, let me explain. In the film Alien, the crew of the spacecraft Nostromo investigates a mysterious signal from a planetoid, where they encounter an alien creature … Continue reading LV-426
A very happy Monster Monday to you. Today's monster is a colony of giant irradiated ants. I love atomic age horror, and this is one of its most deliciously outrageous examples: Them! The exclamation point is my favorite part, so I'm rather disappointed that it only appears in small print on the bottom of the poster, but … Continue reading Monster Monday: Them!