Outcast (2010)

Directed by Colm McCarthy, written by Colm McCarthy and Tom K. McCarthy, starring Kate Dickie, Niall Bruton, Hanna Stanbridge, Josh Whitelaw, Therese Bradley and James Nesbitt. Mary (Dickie) is a woman who comes from an ancient, almost mythical Celtic race. She hides out with her son Fergal (Bruton) in a dingy area on the outskirtsContinue reading “Outcast (2010)”

Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

Directed by Stephen Traxler, written by Stephen Traxler, starring Alan Blanchard, Judy Motulsky, J.C. Claire, Dennis Falt, Mello Alexandria and Win Condict. Over in Venice Beach, California, a marine monster starts killing dogs, before going after people, but the local cops doubt that it actually exists.  A journalism professor (Blanchard) starts looking into the murders,Continue reading “Spawn of the Slithis (1978)”

The Legend of the Golden Pearl (1987)

Directed by Teddy Robin Kwan, written by Philip Cheng, Gerald Liu & Yuen-Leung Poon, starring Samuel Hui, Ti Lung, Teddy Robin Kwan, Joey Wang and Bruce Baron. Also known as THE LEGEND OF WISELY, the film’s hero, Wisely (Hui), helps a very short mate steal a sacred pearl from some monks in Nepal, which involvesContinue reading “The Legend of the Golden Pearl (1987)”

The Battle Wizard (1977)

Directed by Hsueh-Li Pao, starring Danny Lee, Ni Tien, Chen-Chi Lin and Shao-Chia Chen. Saying that this Shaw Brothers movie, based loosely on the novel ‘Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils’, is off the wall is no understatement… The pre-credit sequence features the Emperor’s brother sending light beams from his fingers to shoot off the legs of hisContinue reading “The Battle Wizard (1977)”

Operation Pink Squad II (1989)

Directed and written by Jeffrey Lau, starring Sandra Ng, Billy Lau, Man Cheung, Fung Woo, Ann Bridgewater, Suki Kwan, Fui-On Shing, Hsiao-Mei Chang and Cheung-Yan Yuen. Female cops go undercover to crack a forgery case and, while they wait to meet up with the counterfeiter bad guy Maddy (Shing), they stay at an almost desertedContinue reading “Operation Pink Squad II (1989)”

Monster from Green Hell (1957)

This science fiction creature feature was directed by Kenneth G. (THE SPLIT) Crane, written by Louis (I MARRIED A MONSTER FROM OUTER SPACE) Vittes and Endre Bohem, and stars Jim (THE DAY TIME ENDED) Davis, Robert (I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF) Griffin, Joel Fluellen, Barbara Turner and Eduardo Ciannelli. The story centres on scientists, armedContinue reading “Monster from Green Hell (1957)”

The Oily Maniac (1976)

Directed by Meng-Hua Ho.Starring Danny Lee, Ping Chen, Lily Li, Lun Hua, Hsieh Wang and Angela Yu Chien. Written by Lam Chua (as Tsai Lan), this Malaysia-set story revolves around disabled seeker of justice Sheng Yung, who works for a law firm and finds himself compelled to use a spell that turns him into aContinue reading “The Oily Maniac (1976)”

Attack of the Super Monsters (1982)

Directors: Toru Sotoyama and Tom Wyner. Writers: Masaki Tsuji, Ifumi Uchiyama and Tom Wyner. Voice cast: Tom Wyner, Dan Woren, Robin Levenson, Cam Clarke, Mike Reynolds and Joe Perry. This film, released on VHS in the USA, is actually an edit of episodes from Japanese TV series DINOSAUR WAR IZENBORG, which was produced by TsuburayaContinue reading “Attack of the Super Monsters (1982)”

From Hell It Came (1957)

This sci-fi-supernatural-horror flick was directed by Dan (THE PHANTOM FROM 10,000 LEAGUES) Milner, written by Richard Bernstein, and stars Tod (RETURN OF THE APE MAN) Andrews, Tina (THE MAN WHO TURNED TO STONE) Carver, Linda Watkins, John (WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST) McNamara, Gregg (ZOMBIES OF MORA TAU) Palmer and Robert Swan. An island princeContinue reading “From Hell It Came (1957)”

Brides of Blood (1968)

Also known as BRIDES OF THE BEAST, ISLAND OF LIVING HORROR and other titles, BRIDES OF BLOOD was directed by Eddie (THE BEAST OF THE YELLOW NIGHT) Romero and Gerardo (BLOOD OF THE VAMPIRES) de Leon, written by Cesar (THE BLOOD DRINKERS) Amigo and stars John (THE TWILIGHT PEOPLE) Ashley, Kent (THE MIGHTY GORGA) Taylor,Continue reading “Brides of Blood (1968)”