The Astounding She-Monster (1957)

The Astounding She-Monster (1957)

A lifetime of B-movie experience has led me to believe there is an inverse correlative between a film title’s exciting hyperbole, and the action therein. Sadly, in 1957’s The Astounding She-Monster, this ends up being the case. In this not-quite-astounding...
El Charro de las Calaveras (1965)

El Charro de las Calaveras (1965)

El Charro de las Calaveras appears to be a cobbled-together serial attempting feature film status, and is the first movie helmed by Abel Salazar’s brother Alfredo. The effect is a rather clumsy and dusty horror film unfolding in what appear to be fallow turnip...
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project is a tight little AI-drama starring some television royalty (including Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, and Gordon Pinsent in an ensemble cast) that will probably please those who love those sorts of films. The very premise of the film –...
The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Inspired by 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Strange World of Planet X (also released as Cosmic Monsters) is a fun little black-and-white sci-fi/horror, produced in England alongside The Trollenberg Terror (also released as The Crawling Eye). Starring...
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

I am going to be completely honest here and say I adore old black and white drive-in science fiction and horror. As long as the picture quality is good, I’ll probably enjoy the hell out of it. Look – I never promised you a fair and balanced,...