Directed by John McCauley
Written by Jerry Golding, John McCauley
Run Time: 82 minutes
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Rattlesnakes get pissed off when the military dumps toxic waste on them.
Stack FootagePlenty of stock footage from ancient nature reels, complete with defects in the emulsion; […]
Directed by Irwin Allen
Based on the novel by Arthur Herzog Jr., Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant
Tagline: “It’s more than a speculation – it’s a prediction!”
Run Time: 156 minute Director’s Cut (Yeah, baby! 2 and a half hours of cheese!)
“I never dreamed that it would turn out to […]
Written and directed by Sidney W. Pink
Tagline: “A prehistoric beast born 50 million years out of time!”
Run Time: 81 min
To give you an idea of just how bad this movie is, consider that the film’s American distributor, the infamous American International Pictures (AIP) (who would distribute anything as […]
Written and Directed by Bill Rebane / Herschell Gordon Lewis
Tagline: “An Anstronaut Went Up — ‘Guess What’ Came Down!”
Run Time: 69 min
Other titles: "Terror at Halfday"
What do you get when renowned B-movie schlock-meister Bill Rebane (Director of The Giant Spider Invasion) runs out of money […]
Directed by Hal Needham
Tagline: “When the force was with them, NO-ONE stood a chance!”
Run Time: 99 minutes
Megaforce is, I must admit, a guilty pleasure from my long lost past that I’m still able to enjoy as a jaded adult. (My other guilty pleasures from that era are now […]
Directed by Roger Corman
Written by Lou Rusoff
Tagline: "Every man its prisoner…every woman its slave!"
Run Time: 71 min
“This superior intelligence happens to be a personal friend of mine…”- Dr. Anderson
“Stupidity restrains mankind’s progress…I’ve been a continual victim of it myself.”- Dr. Anderson
I’m certain […]
Written and directed by Rick Sloane
Tagline: "Be careful what you wish for…you just might get it!"
Run Time: 92 min
“We have to get out of here! Something wild and uncontrollable is loose!”- Daphne
Wow. I’m getting old. I’m going to make a confession: I graduated from high-school in 1987. […]
Directed by Fred Sears
Written by Paul Gangelin and Samuel Newman
Tagline: "Flying beast out of prehistoric skies!"
Run Time: 75 min
“An electronics engineer, a radar officer, a mathematician and systems analyst, a radar operator, a couple of plotters. People doing a job, well, efficiently, serious, having fun, […]
Directed by Arthur Nelson
Written by Robert Silliphant
Run Time: 75 min
Other Titles: "Dangerous Charter"
It’s not everyday that we come across a film comparable to Manos: The Hands of Fate or Monster A-Go Go in terms of sheer ineptitude and laziness, not to mention that elusive […]
Produced by J. J. Abrams
Tagline: “Some Thing Has Found Us”
A guest review by stalwart contributor Sean Ledden
Most of the movies ridiculed, I mean critiqued, at the Monster Shack are prehistoric artifacts from a murky past. Born from the swampy fringes of a by-gone Hollywood, they lumbered across the land […]
Directed by Bert I. Gordon
Written by Fred Freiberger
Tagline: "New thrills! New shocks! New terror!"
Run Time: 76 min
“Working with radiation can be dangerous.”- Ed
The 1950’s were indeed a dangerous time for us poor humans. Never before had we be subjected to so many attacks […]