Empire of the Ants (1977)

Directed by Bert I. Gordon Tagline: “For they shall inherit the Earth… sooner than you think!” Run Time: 89 minutes “Oh my God…they’re herding us like cattle!”- Cute Blonde Bert I. Gordon’s The Empire of the Ants is a cheesy giant ant film based loosely, and I mean very loosely, on a 1905 H.G. Wells [...]

King Dinosaur (1955)

Written and Directed by Bert I. Gordon Tagline: " SEE…A prehistoric world of fantastic adventure come to life!" Run Time: 63 min Nora:"What time would you say it is?" Dick:"Say it’s about 3 o’clock Earth time here." Nora:"Except that we don’t know how many hours are in the daily cycle here. You know this place [...]

The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Directed by Nathan Juran Screenplay by Martin Berkeley Tagline: "This Was the Day That Engulfed the World in Terror!" Run Time: 79 min “It came from something alive…something incredibly, unbelievably huge!”- Nedrick Jackson, Curator of the National Museum’s Department of Paleontology Oh joy…another "big bug" movie. Man, when will I ever learn? Although far from [...]

The Black Scorpion (1957)

Directed by Edward Ludwig Written by Robert Blees Tagline: "The management reserves the right to put up the lights any time the audience becomes too emotionally disturbed. We urge you not to panic or bolt from your seats." Run Time: 88 min “Me and Doc have been down many a-cave!”- Dr. Scott Another big bug [...]

Beginning of the End (1957)

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 by giant critters: insects in particular. After [...]