Fight the Space-Patriarchy.

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Hold onto your gray matter, because The Brain from Planet Arous is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Mom.

Review in a Nutshell: A body-snatching science fiction film made on a shoestring budget, The Brain from Planet Arous nevertheless conveys a wonderful sense of tension thanks to the performances of John Agar and Joyce Meadows. There are also some surprisingly creepy special effects, not counting the giant papier-mâché brain.

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It Creeps, and Leaps, and Glides, and Slides…

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Tune up your hot rod, because The Blob (1958) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell: The quintessential killer ooze movie, The Blob (1958) combines “youth at risk” pictures with high concept science fiction to create a film that is still fun to watch over 50 years since its initial release.

Wild West Cat Fight?

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Strap on your sidearm, because Johnny Guitar is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring guest host Neil Nadelman.

Review in a Nutshell:  An atypical Western filled with strong feminist themes, male insecurity, and sublimated sexual tension, Johnny Guitar is an oddly subversion film from the 1950s.  It’s little wonder that French New Wave directors loved this film.

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No Breakfast Cereal for You, Gillman!

Charge up the Aqualungs, because Creature from the Black Lagoon is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the poster or the movie title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.

Review in a Nutshell:  Originally a gimmicky 3D horror film, Creature from the Black Lagoon has aged surprisingly well, taking on layers of environmental allegory as newer generations interpret the film.  The special effects and underwater photography are especially strong, but don’t discount the human drama or the sad, lonely state of the movie’s persecuted monster.

Skeletons in the Closet: The Screaming Skull

Pack up the peacocks, because The Screaming Skull is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring the return of the Mistress of Malapropisms.

(This episode is part of a cross promotional theme month for The Mysterious Order of the Skeleton Suit.)

Review in a Nutshell:  Make sure your life insurance policy is up to date and notify your next of kin, because The Screaming Skull just might frighten you to death!

This movie contains:

Skulls.

Skulls.

Skulls.

Normal Wife.

Skeleton Wife.

The Loneliness of Atomic-Powered Cephalopods

Beware of stock footage in the swamp, because Bride of the Monster is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Review in a Nutshell:  This movie contains Wood-en acting, lousy sets, rubber animals, and a veritable cavalcade of absurdities.  I love it dearly.

 This movie also contains:

SCIENCE!

Shaved Yetis.

Atomic Monsters?