Tag - When Animals Attack!

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 31: Tentacles!

For the 31st day of our madness, we’ve decided to go out with the potential for some seriously lethal hugs. It’s the 1977 flick Tentacles, and the notion of a killer octopus reminds me of course of It Came from Beneath the Sea...

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 26: Grizzly!

Some more classic radio for you tonight. We start with Jack Benny’s Halloween program from 1940, then we go straight to Inner Sanctum and their episode from 1945: “Wailing Wall.” It stars Boris Karloff. The scariest part of...

Headsup: Animals Acting Like People and...

Based on James Patterson’s novel, Zoo tells the story of a pandemic of animals turning the tables on humans, going from the hunted to the hunters.  In Season 2, everything is ramped up a level–the team not only discovers that the...

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...

Frank Zappa: Smith Tapes Box Set

Kickstarter Kthursday #7: Smith Tapes...

It’s no secret that we’re big on posterity around here. It’s important to keep stuff around so it can be enjoyed/studied/maybe-even-understood by future generations. Hence we lead off this round of Kickstarter fun with The...

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32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 27:...

Well, previously on Movie Night #27, we’ve checked out films about evil women and evil children. But I couldn’t find anything this year that really made the grade. So when all else fails, you can always fall back on Mad Science...

Beginning of the End: New Thrills! New Shocks! New Terror!

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 15:...

There’s a special warm place in my heart for the Atomic Monsters subgenre. I don’t care if it’s giant insects, giant animals or giant no-effing-clue-what-it-is. If it’s wonky stop motion or let’s film a regular...

Black Scorpion (1957) - Suitable Only For Adults

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 5:...

Yes, it’s The Black Scorpion. The crazed super-hero flick from Roger Corman? No, but considering the poster snippet we posted above, you’d be forgiven for guessing that. No, instead it’s the 1957 film which brought you...