New Serial Review: Mercury Men

Thanks to Sean for sneaking in a quick review before the new year…the Monster Shack never sleeps! (mwu-ha-ha-ha)

Snowbeast (1977)

Directed by Herb Wallerstein Tagline: “An unknown terror stalks a ski resort!” Run Time: 86 minutes In a nutshell: A dull, lifeless, "monster in the wild" made-for-TV flick featuring the usual suspects from 1970′s television. Lines to Remember: Sheriff Paraday: I understand she was a guest at your ski lodge. I was hoping you could [...]

Time of the Apes (1987)

Directed by Kiyo Sumi Fukazawa, Atsuo Okunaka Written by Sakyo Komatsu, Kouji Tonaka Run Time: 97 min “No!…I don’t wanna be killed by a monkey!”- Johnny Imagine yourself as a child at the zoo. The summer sun is high in the sky, the roars and cries of the animals fill the air, you’re eating ice [...]

Fugitive Alien 2: Star Force (1986)

Directed by Minoru Kanaya Written by Keiichi Abe Run Time: 75 min Rocky:"It’s not going to be easy, getting into this place." Ken:"How will we do it?" Rocky:"Easy!" Man, oh, man. When will I learn to stay away from Sandy Frank productions? Worse yet, I’ve seen the first Fugitive Alien, so I knew what I [...]

Fugitive Alien (1986)

Directed by Minoru Kanaya Written by Keiichit Abe Tagline: "Marauding Wolf Raiders in Space Chase to the Death!" Run Time: 102 min “Captain…I think this is one mission where you’re not going to need whisky for excitement!”- Tammy After my previous experience with a Sandy Frank production, namely "Time of the Apes", you would think [...]