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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Zombie Hunter Rika (2008) reviews and overview

Zombie Hunter Rika aka Zombie Killer Rika and High School Girl Rika: Zombie Hunter is a 2008 Japanese comedy horror feature film directed by Ken’ichi Fujiwara and co-written with Takeyuki Morikaku. The movie stars Lisa Kudô (as …

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Aatank – India – overview and review

Aatank (translation: “Panic”) is a 1980s Bollywood film that remained unreleased until 1996. It is also known unofficially as “Bollywood Jaws’ as it has a sub-plot with a killer shark. It was directed …

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Godzilla vs. Gigan – Japan, 1972 – reviews

Godzilla vs. Gigan is a 1972 Japanese science-fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Jun Fukuda with special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film starred Hiroshi Ishikawa, Yuriko Hishimi and Minoru Takashima. The 12th film of the Godzilla series, this film …

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Jurassic Park 3D

Universal spent $10 million converting 1993 monster movie Jurassic Park into 3D but it seems their outlay was worth it as it was a box office hit again. Although more and …

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Godzilla – USA, 2014 – reviews

Godzilla is 2014 American science fiction monster film based on the Japanese movie monster of the same name and is a reboot of the Godzilla film franchise. It is to be the second Godzilla film to be fully filmed by an American …

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Monsters University – USA, 2013 – overview and reviews

Monsters University is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney. Dan Scanlon is the director and Kori Rae is the producer. It is the fourteenth film produced by Pixar and the prequel to 2001’s Monsters, …

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Frankenfish (2004) reviews and overview

‘Welcome to the bottom of the food chain.’ Frankenfish is a 2004 science-fiction horror feature film dealing with genetically engineered fish in the bayou. Directed by Mark Dippé from a …

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Grabbers (2012) reviews and overview

Grabbers is a 2012 Irish-British monster movie directed by Jon Wright (The Little People; Robot Overlords; Tormented) and written by Kevin Lehane. The film stars Richard Coyle (Outpost II: Black Sun), Ruth Bradley, Bronagh Gallagher and Russell Tovey alongside an ensemble cast of …

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The Cyclops – USA, 1957 – reviews

‘Nature gone mad!’ The Cyclops is a 1957 science fiction horror film written, produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon. Main cast: James Craig – Bigfoot | Venus Flytrap Lon Chaney Jr. – The …

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Creature – USA, 2011 – reviews

‘Terror has teeth’ Creature is a 2011 American horror film directed by Fred M. Andrews based on a screenplay co-written with Tracy Morse. It stars Mehcad Brooks, Serinda Swan, Amanda Fuller, Dillon Casey, Lauren Schneider, Aaron Hill, …

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A*P*E – South Korea | USA, 1976 – reviews

APE is a 1976 monster movie. It was an American/South Korean co-production produced by Kukje Movies and the Lee Ming Film Co. (South Korea) and Worldwide Entertainment (USA) with 3-D effects. Directed by Paul Leder and featuring special effects …

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Cloverfield – USA, 2008 – reviews

Cloverfield is a 2008 American found-footage style monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an official title, the film was marketed as 1-18-08. The film follows six …

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