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 […]

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 […]

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?"


Man, oh, man. When will I learn to stay away from Sandy Frank productions? Worse yet, I’ve seen the first Fugitive Alien, so […]

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 […]