Link – UK, 1986 – reviews

Link is being released on Blu-ray and DVD by Kino Lorber Studio Classics on May 14, 2019, with the following special features: Audio commentary by film historian Lee Gambin and …

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Schlock – USA, 1971 – reviews

‘A love stranger than King Kong’ Schlock – aka The Banana Monster – is a 1971 American comedy horror feature film, written, directed by and starring John Landis (Burke & Hare; …

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Teenage Zombies – USA, 1957 – reviews

‘Young pawns thrust into pulsating cages of horror in a sadistic experiment!’ Teenage Zombies – re-release title Teenage Torture – is a 1957 [released 1960] American science fiction horror film written [as Jaques …

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Rampage – film, USA, 2018 – reviews

‘Big meets bigger’ Rampage is a 2018 American action monster film directed by Brad Peyton from a screenplay by Ryan Engle. It is based on the 1980’s arcade video game of the same name by Midway Games. …

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Amok: King of Legend – novel

Amok: King of Legend is a 1976 British fantasy novel written by Ken Follett, using the pseudonym Bernard L. Ross. These days, Ken Follett is a successful thriller writer, but …

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Acquanetta – actress

Acquanetta (July 17, 1921 – August 16, 2004), nicknamed “The Venezuelan Volcano” by her friend William Randolph Hearst, was a B-movie actress known for her exotic beauty. The facts of …

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It Came from Hollywood – USA, 1982

It Came from Hollywood is a 1982 comedy film compiling clips from a plethora of B movies. Written by Dana Olsen (Wacko; The ‘Burbs); Tales from the Cryptkeeper: ‘Hide and Go Shriek’) and …

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House of Mystery – USA, 1934 – reviews

House of Mystery (promoted as The House of Mystery) is a 1934 American murder thriller film directed by William Nigh from a screenplay by Albert DeMond, based on a play by Adam Shirk (The Ape). It …

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Dr. Renault’s Secret – USA, 1942 – reviews

Dr. Renault’s Secret is a 1942 American horror film produced by 20th Century Fox and directed by Harry Lachman from a screenplay by William Bruckner and Robert F. Metzler. It is based on the story Balaoo by …

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King Kong Escapes – Japan, 1967 – reviews

  King Kong Escapes, (released in Japan as King Kong’s Counterattack (キングコングの逆襲 Kingu Kongu no Gyakushū), is a 1967 Kaiju film. A Japanese/American co-production from Toho and Rankin-Bass (Mad Monster Party?). Directed by Ishiro Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, …

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Lock Up Your Daughters – UK, 1959

Lock Up Your Daughters is a 1959 British compilation of clips from American 1940s Bela Lugosi films. It was apparently marketed as the first ‘film quiz’, and had selected bookings …

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Flying Monkeys – USA, 2013 – reviews

‘You’re not in Kansas anymore!’ Flying Monkeys is a 2013 American made-for-television film produced by and for the Syfy Channel. The film is the first directed by Robert Grasmere, being better …

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Rampage – video game, 1986

Rampage is a 1986 arcade game created by Bally Midway. Players take control of gigantic monsters trying to survive against onslaughts of military forces. Each round is completed when a particular city is completely …

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The Mighty Gorga – USA, 1969 – review

‘The greatest horror monster alive’ The Mighty Gorga is a 1969 US science fiction/fantasy film and the brainchild of David L. Hewitt (Gallery of Horror; Monsters Crash the Pajama Party), who stars, produces, directs and wrote …

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Queen Kong – Germany, UK, 1976

Queen Kong is a 1976 British-German comedy film directed by Frank Agrama. The film was never released theatrically in the UK, due to legal action by Dino De Laurentiis, producer of …

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The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini – USA, 1966

‘There’s something blood curdling for everyone!’ The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini is the seventh (and last) of the American International Pictures (AIP) beach party films and was released in 1966. The entire film takes …

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