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Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

We hadn’t sat down for a Sunday morning movie in a while, but today we picked back up with a fabulous one. Tom Hanks once said that… 660 more words

Patrick Troughton

It Came from Beneath the Sea


(4/10) A giant radioactive octopus destroys San Francisco in Columbia’s stale rehash of The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms. This low-budget programmer is saved by a good leading cast and Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation. 6,631 more words


Hollywood Exile or How I Learned to Love the Blacklist

By Bernard Gordon

I suppose I’ve read enough books on Hollywood history over a number of years to have a decent idea of the players involved in the Communist witch hunt that occurred in tinsel town during the HUAC trials. 880 more words

Christopher Lee

Hammer's One Million Years B.C. Uncut!

While this might technically not be a horror movie, even though you do have dinosaurs running (and flying) around trying to eat people, since it is a Hammer Film, I figured it needs mentioning. 219 more words

Misc. Ramblings

Throwback Thursday: the WOR-9 Thanksgiving Monster Movie Marathon!!!

If you were a little kid on Long Island in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, then you remember Channel 9’s annual Thanksgiving monster movie marathon.   156 more words

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

This film is so fun! It’s the first of three Ray Harryhausen movies about the wild adventures of Sinbad the Sailor, and it’s got dangerous monsters, evil magicians, beautiful princesses, and a palpable sense of danger. 360 more words