Daily Archives March 7, 2018

The Spider (1958)


THE SPIDER (1958)


Earth vs the Spider (original title)
1h 13min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1958 USA
Direction: Bert I. Gordon
Writers: László Görög (screenplay), George Worthing Yates (screenplay)
Actors: Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson

When a man doesn’t come home one night his daughter and her boyfriend go out searching and encounter a giant spider in a cave near the man’s wrecked car. Coming back with the Sheriff, the spider is seemingly killed by DDT spraying, and the body then hauled for storage in the high school gymnasium. However, a loud dose of rock music by a teenage garage band revives the arachnid and sends it rampaging through the town.


THE SPIDER (1958) TRAILER



THE SPIDER (1958) FULL MOVIE



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Trog (1970)


TROG (1970)


1h 33min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1970 USA
Direction: Freddie Francis
Writers: Aben Kandel (screenplay), Peter Bryan (original story)
Actors: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay

Anthropologist Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) unearths a troglodyte (an Ice Age ‘missing link” half-caveman, half-ape) and manages to domesticate him – until he’s let loose by an irate land developer (Michael Gough) to go on a rampage and kidnap a little girl. Crawford’s last feature


TROG (1970) TRAILER



TROG (1970) CLIP: TROG ESCAPES



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The Deadly Mantis (1957)


THE DEADLY MANTIS (1957)


1h 19min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

1957 USA
Direction: Nathan Juran
Writers: Martin Berkeley (screenplay), William Alland (story)
Actors: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton

The calving of an Arctic iceberg releases a giant praying mantis, trapped in suspended animation since prehistoric times. It first attacks military outposts to eat their occupants, then makes its way to the warmer latitudes of Washington and New York. A paleontologist works together with military units to try to kill it.


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It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)


IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955)


1h 19min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1955 USA
Direction: Robert Gordon
Writers: George Worthing Yates (screenplay), Harold Jacob Smith (screenplay)
Actors: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis

After an encounter at sea with an unknown underwater creature, a naval commander works with two scientists to identify it. The creature they are dealing with is a giant, radioactive octopus that has left its normal feeding grounds in search of new sources of replenishment. As the creature attacks San Francisco, the Navy tries to trap it at the Golden Gate Bridge but it manages to enter the Bay area leading to a final confrontation with a submarine.


IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955) TRAILER



IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955) CLIP



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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)


GODZILLA VS MECHAGODZILLA (1974)


Gojira tai Mekagojira (original title)
1h 24min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

1974 Japan
Direction: Jun Fukuda
Writers: Jun Fukuda, Masami Fukushima (story)
Actors: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima

Aliens intend to take over the planet and, just in case Godzilla tries to interfere, have built a mechanical version of him to put an end to his interference. The Earth humans summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle.


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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)


THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (1969)


1h 36min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

1969 USA
Direction: Jim O’Connolly
Writers: William Bast (screenplay), Julian More
Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson

Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out to have an aversion to being shown in public. Another film featuring the stop-action special effects talents of Ray Harryhausen.


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One Million Years B.C. (1966)


ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. (1966)


1h 32min | Adventure, Fantasy

1966 UK
Direction: Don Chaffey
Writers: Michael Carreras (screenplay), Mickell Novack (adapted from an original screenplay by) (as Mickell Novak)
Actors: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert

Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast dwelling cave people until he is banished from them as well. Missing him, one of their women, Loana leaves with him, deciding to face the harsh prehistoric world with its monsters and volcanos as a couple.


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King Dinosaur (1955)


KING DINOSAUR (1955)


1h 3min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

1955 USA
Direction: Bert I. Gordon
Writers: Bert I. Gordon, Al Zimbalist
Actors: William Bryant, Wanda Curtis, Douglas Henderson

A new planet moves into our solar system and four scientists (two couples) are sent to explore Planet Nova. In between romantic interludes, the cast faces an iguana masquerading as a Tyrannosaurus Rex.


KING DINOSAUR (1955) TRAILER



KING DINOSAUR (1955) FULL MOVIE



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