Village Of The Damned | Monster Attack Ep.98

Madeline Brumby returns and talks with Jim about about the 1960 Sci-Fi classic “Village Of The Damned,” starring George Sanders, Barbara Shelley and Michael Gwynn. A small village in Great Britain  experiences a bizarre 2-hour period in which all living things black out. A few weeks later, twelve women in the village are found to be pregnant. The  children who are born exhibit some unusual characteristics. Find out all about it on this episode of “Monster Attack.”

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It The Terror From Beyond Space | Monster Attack Ep.97

Jim looks at another childhood favorite and a film that influenced several sci-fi/monster writers and directors – 1958’s “It The Terror From Beyond Space,” starring Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Dabs Greer, Kim Spaulding, Ann Doran and Ray “Crash” Corrigan. A spaceship headed back to earth from Mars picks up a deadly, unwanted guest from the Red Planet. It’s a fight for survival on this episode of “Monster Attack.”

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The Deadly Bees | Monster Attack Ep.96

Jim looks at an Amicus cult classic form 1966, “The Deadly Bees,” starring Suzanna Leigh, Frank Finlay, Guy Doleman and Michael Ripper. This Freddie Francis directed film centers around an exhausted Pop singer (Leigh) taking a rest on a small island, which just happens to be plagued with strange bee attacks. Which of the two prominent bee keepers is responsible? It is all ahead on this episode of “Monster Attack.”

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Them! | Monster Attack Ep.95

Jim looks at what he believes is the best big-bug film of the 50’s – the 1954 Warner Bros. classic, “Them,” starring James Whitmore, Joan Weldon, James Arness, Edmund Gwenn, Onslow Stevens and an interesting collection of soon-to-be famous actors in cameo. Giant ants – from extended radiation exposure – threaten mankind.Take a look at this fascinating microcosm of 50’s post-WWII society with a statement about the fear of atomic power during this episode of Monster Attack.

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The Invisible Man Returns | Monster Attack Ep.94

Jim takes a look (so to to speak) at Universal’s 1940 follow-up to “The Invisible Man” – “The Invisible Man Returns,” starring Vincent Price, Cedric Hardwicke, Nan Gray, John Sutton, Cecil Kellaway and Alan Napier. An innocent man, convicted of murder and sentenced to hang, attempts to find the murderer of his brother using the infamous drug, Monocaine. Will he succeed before insanity sets in. Find out on this episode of “monster Attack.”

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The Plague Of The Zombies \ Monster Attack Ep.93

Two years before George Romero released “Night Of The Living Dead,” Hammer Films presented a zombie film into its body of horror film work. Jim looks at a film that many consider to be the best zombie film made prior to “Night” – 1966’s “The Plague Of The Zombies” starring Andre Morrell, Diane Clare, Brook Williams, John Carson, Jacqueline Pierce and Michael Ripper. A small village is plagues with people dying from a mysterious illness. And what is with those same folks being seen walking around following the funeral? Find out the answer on this week’s episode of “Monster Attack.”

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Indestructible Man | Monster Attack Ep.92

Jim examines a cult favorite from 1956, “Indestructible Man,” starring Lon Chaney Jr., Casey Adams, Marion Carr and Russ Elliot. “Butcher” Benton is brought back to life after his execution by a scientist looking for a cancer cure. Unfortunately, that gives him a chance to revenge himself against a crooked lawyer and two guys who ratted him out. The chase is on to stop this Indestructible Man. It’s all ahead on this episode of “Monster Attack.”

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Horror Of Dracula |Monster Attack Ep.91

Jim looks at the film many consider the standard-bearer for all Hammer Dracula films, “Horror of Dracula,” starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling and Carol Marsh. The evil count, after dispatching Jonathan Harker, sets his sights on Harker’s fiancé, Lucy. Will Dr. Van Helsing come to the rescue in time? It’s all ahead in this episode of “Monster Attack!”

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Dinosaurus! | Monster Attack Ep.90

Jim channels his inner child with a favorite from his early years watching monster movies with this review of 1960’s “Dinosaurus!,” starring Ward Ramsey, Kristina Hanson and Paul Lakather. A construction crew working on a remote island uncovers two dinosaurs and a caveman. When a freak lightning storm awakens the three, things get “prehistoric.” Find out what happens on this 90th episode of Monster Attack.

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Son Of Dracula | Monster Attack Ep.89

Jim examines a 1943 Universal classic that he initially did not like as a kid, but learned to appreciate recently – “Son of Dracula,” starring Lon Chaney Jr, Louise Albritton, Robert Page and Evelyn Ankers. A mysterious Count Alucard visits a woman at her family’s Louisiana plantation and strange things begin happening. Find out more on this episode of “Monster Attack.”

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From Earth To The Moon | Monster Attack Ep.88

Jim looks at another one of the life-defining movies from his childhood in “From Earth To The Moon,” based on the Jules Verne novel of the same name. In 1868, a successful business convinces his peers that they can all send someone to the moon and return them in a book that shows surprising insight into the events that would occur during the 20th century. Find out more on this episode of Monster Attack.

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Project Entertainment Network Top 5 Movies Lists

Each Saturday and Sunday we’ll post a fun Top 5 List from three of our PEN hosts. Topics will vary. Some you will agree on. Others you will not. Isn’t that the fun of having lists?

Today’s Topic: Movies

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Jim Adams (Monster Attack)

1. Singin’ In The Rain

2. All That Jazz
4. Fargo
Hard to stop at just 5
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Chuck Buda (The Mando Method Podcast)

1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind

2. The Thing
3. House of 1,000 Corpses
5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

 

 
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Christopher Golden (Three Guys With Beards and Defenders Dialogue)

1. Blade Runner

2. Jaws

3. It’s A Wonderful Life

4. King Kong (1933)

5. The Outlaw Josey Wales