The 1950’s were such an odd time for monster/horror movies. It seemed all you had to do was make something “giant”, and that immediately made it that much more scary. I think it had to do with all of the atomic testing and the idea it would mutate things. Attack of the Giant Leeches from […]

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The 1950’s and 1960’s were filled with low-grade horror films being churned out, and that is definitely the category Horrors of Spider Island falls into.  It’s bad in that way of you can’t take your eyes off of it.  You wonder how no one realized this was bad while it was being made, or they […]

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Based on the novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, this 1964 film starring Vincent Price is the first of three film adaptations of the same novel. It was later adapted as The Omega Man starring Charlton Heston, and again as I Am Legend starring Will Smith. While no one has ever been truly happy […]

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Directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok, Nosferatu was released in 1922, and is considered the first vampire film. While it was obviously an adaptation of Bram Stroker’s Dracula, the company couldn’t get the rights to the book, so they changed the names and some minor details to make […]

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Originally called Night of the Flesh Eaters, when the film changed its name to Night of the Living Dead, a mistake was made by the original theatrical distributor, the Walter Reade Organization, forgot to add the copyright notice to the title card. Due to the copyright laws at that time, if a film lacked a […]

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