ALIEN MONSTERS (2020) Preview

Alien Monsters is a 2020 Chinese science fiction horror feature film about opening the Spatio-temporal door which brings alien creatures to the earth. The original title is 异星怪兽之荒野求生 Directed by …

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DARK, DEADLY & DREADFUL (2018) Overview

Dark, Deadly & Dreadful is a 2018 American horror anthology feature film comprised of a compilation of shorts curated by Fun Size Horror. “Filmmakers include Joe Russo, Luke Jaden, Ben Sottak, Allisyn …

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THE AXIOM (2018) Reviews and overview

‘There are monsters in the forest. Don’t tell.’ The Axiom is a 2018 American horror feature film written and directed by Nicholas Woods. The movie stars Hattie Smith (Parallax), Zac Titus …

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MONSTERS (2015) Chinese horror

Monsters – aka Yi zhong and 异种 – is a 2015 Chinese horror film directed by Guo Hua from a screenplay co-written with Yung Huang and Ping Yi. It stars Liu Qing, Zhou Haodong, Wu Yanyan, Zhao Qianzi, Yu …

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MONSTERS (2010) Reviews and overview

Monsters is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) in his feature film directorial debut. Edwards also served as the cinematographer, production designer, …

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The Monsters Chess Set – game

The Monsters Chess Set featuring Universal Studios monsters was a limited edition chess set issued in 1999 by a company named Spencer. The King and Queens of both pieces are 3″ …

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THE SUPER INFRAMAN aka INFRA-MAN (1975) Reviews and overview

The Super Inframan – 中国超人; 中國超人; ZhōngGuóChāoRén, translated literally as “Chinese Superman” – is a 1975 Hong Kong science fiction monster film produced by Shaw Brothers. Inspired by the huge success of the Japanese tokusatsu shows Ultraman and Kamen …

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SCOOBY-DOO! FRANKENCREEPY (2014)

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy is a 2014 animated comedy horror film produced and directed by Paul McEvoy from a screenplay by Jim Krieg. It is the twenty-second film in the direct-to-video series of Scooby-Doo …

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Bud Westmore – make-up artist

Bud Westmore (13 January 1918 – 24 June 1973) was a make-up artist in Hollywood and son of George Westmore, a member of the Westmore family prominent in Hollywood make-up. He is …

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Hindi comic book covers

The following is just a selection of the Hindi comic book covers posted by Aeron Alfrety on his Monster Brains blog. Sadly, we have no details regarding the historic nature …

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Horror-themed Pinball Machines

Pinball machines as we now know them first appeared in the early 1930s and almost immediately were seized upon as opportunities for branding and cash-ins of all shape and form, …

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Attack of the Rats! – article

Some animals are guaranteed to inspire feelings of disgust and fear in cinema audiences, and none more so than the humble rat. While a few people keep rats as pets, …

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The Axons – Doctor Who monsters

The Axons appeared in The Claws of Axos, a Doctor Who story made in 1971 starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor. They featured only once in the classic series and have so far not …

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Cooties (2014) reviews and overview

  ‘You are what they eat.’ Cooties is a 2014 American comedy horror feature film directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott (Becky) from a screenplay by Ian Brennan and …

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RAMPAGE (1986) Video game

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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DEMONWARP (1987) Reviews and overview

Demonwarp is a 1987 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Emmett Alston (New Year’s Evil) from a screenplay written by Bruce Akiyama and Jim Bertges. Cast: George Kennedy, David …

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Silurians – Doctor Who monsters

The Silurians are a fictional race of reptile-like humanoids in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The species first appeared in Doctor Who in the 1970 serial Doctor Who and the Silurians, and were created by Malcolm Hulke. The …

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Weeping Angels – Doctor Who monsters

The Weeping Angels are an ancient race of aliens from the British Doctor Who television sci-fi series. Steven Moffat, their creator, attributes their appeal to childhood games such as Grandmother’s Footsteps and the notion that every statue …

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C.H.U.D. – USA, 1984 – reviews

‘They’re not staying down there, anymore!’ C.H.U.D. is a 1984 American science fiction horror feature film produced by Andrew Bonime, and directed by Douglas Cheek with Peter Stein as the …

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Jack P. Pierce – makeup artist

Jack P. Pierce (born Janus Piccoula; May 5, 1889 – July 19, 1968) was a Hollywood makeup artist most famous for creating the iconic makeup worn by Boris Karloff in Universal Studios’ 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, along with various …

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THE CAVE (2005) Reviews and overview

The Cave is a 2005 American-German-Romanian action horror feature film directed by Bruce Hunt from a screenplay written by Michael Steinberg and Tegan West. The movie stars Piper Perabo, Morris …

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UNKNOWN ISLAND (1948) Reviews and overview

Unknown Island is a 1948 adventure monster movie directed by Jack Bernhard and released by Film Classics, Inc. The film features monsters such as dinosaurs and a giant sloth and stars Virginia Grey, Phillip Reed, Richard …

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