New trailers for Jeff Leroy’s giant alien rat opus, Rat Scratch Fever, have appeared. Lots of great giant monster action! Note the “old school” kaiju SFX.
A mission to a uncharted planet returns with unwelcome guests: an army of giant killer rats. They take control of the remaining astronaut, eventually destroying Los Angeles.
New Official Trailer:
Old Trailer, New Edit:
Leroy lists his influences as “Bert I. Gordon, Gerry Anderson, Ishiro Honda, Sam Peckinpah”, that is, cheap exploitation Big Things, classy puppetry, traditional daikaiju eiga and loud, confronting violence. Go, Jeff!
He also comments that Rat Scratch Fever is now completed and he’s working on having a free screening in Los Angeles.
- Source: Jeff Leroy via Kaiju Search-Robot Avery
- New MySpace site