Tag - sci-fi

X the Unknown (1956)

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

As a long distance dedication to Rox, here we go back to Hammer Films for our penultimate night of movies…it’s 1956 and X the Unknown. It’s written by Hammer scribe Jimmy Sangster (who brought you, among other things, the...

Space Invasion of Lapland

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

I’m sure I must have heard of tonight’s pick previously…but a title like Space Invasion of Lapland, well, it seems like that would stick in the mind. It’s apparently also known by many names, sort of like...

Monster From Green Hell

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Wasps. They’re a nasty piece of work sometimes. Sometimes, they just fly about and are minding their own business. Sometimes, they seem to be very pissed off and want to sting you. And sometimes, they’ve been shot into space...

Monster That Challenged the World

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

For tonight’s feature, we have a serious When Animals Attack film…and yes, we’ve had lots of different critters trying to destroy humanity. But make way for Giant Mollusks, baby. It’s The Monster That Challenged the...

Magnetic Monster

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

When one hears the title The Magnetic Monster, several things might spring to mind. Some dickhead back in the day using a magnet to screw up your precious floppy diskettes (since they could screw themselves up just fine on their own, thank...

When Worlds Collide

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Tonight we go to 1951 for what sounds like the ultimate collaboration between Irwin Allen and Michael Bay: When Worlds Collide. But no, it’s slightly before the start of Allen’s string of disaster movie classics and Bay...

Invisible Ray

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

For tonight’s feature film, it’s The Invisible Ray from 1936. Karloff finds evidence of a meteor having struck earth in the distant past and is exposed to radiation from the rock they eventually find. His touch then kills, which...