Category Archives: Dinosaurs

It Came From … A Big Blue Hole in the Sea: Poseidon Rex

Poseidon Rex (US-2013; dir. Mark L. Lester) is, without a doubt, a B-monster pic, SyFy-style. That’s not necessarily bad. “B-movie” is not synonymous with “bad movie”. “Low budget movie”, yes. Generally formulaic? Sure. But they can be fun if you … Continue reading

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Update: Meateaters Is Ready To Chew the Scenery

Meateaters is the latest B-monster flick from the Polonia Bros. Entertainment. It was highlighted during January by Undead Backbrain in an article that explored the world of Monsters vs The Mafia on film. Synopsis: An excavation blast unleashes prehistoric terror … Continue reading

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First Hints As To What The Expedition Found

The makers of the “Lost World” film The Expedition (UK-2014; dir. Adam Spinks) [see Undead Backbrain article "What Happened to the Expedition?"] have provided a few visual hints as to what The Expedition‘s hapless team members stumbled upon in the … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Expedition?

The Lost World concept has a long and successful history in fiction and on film. From Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World) through to Merian Cooper’s 1933 King Kong … Continue reading

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Of Monsters and the Mafia

Indie stalwart Mark Polonia of the Polonia Bros has just finished major photography on a film that features the mob and a dinosaurian monster. It’s called Meateaters, which probably indicates that we’re not dealing with a herbavore. There’s something intriguingly … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Galactic Raiders: Descendents of Harryhausen

Undead Backbrain has been rather quiet of late, and probably will be for a while, as I wrestle with the galleys of my upcoming horror/fantasy novel Fragments of a Broken Land: Valarl Undead as well as other somewhat more uncontrollable … Continue reading

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Danger 5 Coming to a Computer Screen Near You!

Now, does this look too good to be true or what? embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direct Eye-busting retro design, bizarre concepts, nostalgic stop-motion dinosaurs! What Danger 5 seems to be — in case you haven’t heard of it and haven’t … Continue reading

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Did We Land On a Dinosaur? Exclusive Details on Tape 407

Dinosaurs depicted via the “found footage” technique have been making themselves apparent lately. In September the Backbrain drew your attention to The Dinosaur Project (US-2012; dir. Sid Bennett)– an in-production “lost world” movie filmed in a “found footage” (or camera … Continue reading

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News: The Dinosaur Project

Billed as “the most exciting dinosaur action movie since Jurassic Park!”, The Dinosaur Project is a UK CGI-driven “lost world”-type adventure thriller. It’s directed by Sid Bennett, whose resumé includes the semi-fictional prehistoric TV documentary series, Prehistoric Park (2006) — in … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The Flock

The Flock has moved into a landing pattern. Back in 2009 we reported on Undead Brainspasm that Don Murphy, producer of Transformers, Natural Born Killers and From Hell, was led to James Robert Smith’s novel The Flock in reaction to … Continue reading

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