The City of the Dead (1960)

The City of the Dead (1960)

An above-average black and white “witch revenge” horror film, especially considering the two male leads are about as exciting as nonfat milk. A young college student (an early role for Venetia Stevenson) provides a modicum of sexy-virginal titillation,...
The Golden Bat / Ôgon batto (1966)

The Golden Bat / Ôgon batto (1966)

The Golden Bat (the bat) is a new species discovered in Bolivia last year. But The Golden Bat (the immortal caped being with an unconvincing skull-face) is a comic creation from 1930 known to be the first Japanese superhero – and widely regarded as the first...
Zontar: The Thing From Venus (1966)

Zontar: The Thing From Venus (1966)

> At first Zontar: The Thing From Venus (1966) directed by Larry Buchanan and starring B- and Z-grade sci-fi perennial John Agar, seems a straight-forward alien-monster-invades-Earth-using-mind-control film. We’ve got a couple scientist dudes arguing about how...
La Cabeza Viviente (1963)

La Cabeza Viviente (1963)

What can I say – I enjoy Mexican horror films, and I enjoy mummy films. It’s hard to displease me if you’ve got both of those going on. It is hard to find a good print of this film, but I had help from my friend Juan at 5th Dimension Films to at...
Journey To The Seventh Planet (1962)

Journey To The Seventh Planet (1962)

When you pick your hotshot astronaut team for a flagship mission, you probably don’t need to screen them *that* well. I mean, you get three out of five good men and you’re golden – right? Journey to the Seventh Planet, a partnership of Ib Melchior...