Category Archives: Kaiju Search-Robot Avery

See the Hellyfish for Halloween!

Remember Hellyfish (US-2014; dir. Patrick Longstreth and Robert McLean)? It’s an  short indie monster flick the Backbrain revealed a while back. Synopsis: America’s only missing nuclear weapon is leaking radioactive material into the ocean just off the coast of Tybee … Continue reading

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Introducing the B-Movie Celebration

As the Backbrain has been honoured with the task of introducing the films scheduled to screen at the 6th Annual B-Movie Celebration’s Film Festival being held in Columbus, Indiana during September, it’s appropriate that the official press release appears here … Continue reading

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B-Movie Celebration: Gila!

Exclusive Backbrain Images As those who have already seen the previous Backbrain post would realise, the world premiere of Jim Wynorski’s remake of the old B-movie The Giant Gila Monster (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg) will be the showcase of the … Continue reading

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B-Movie Celebration Attacks the Backbrain

 SPECIAL BACKBRAIN ANNOUNCEMENT For the past five years, fans of the often maligned genre of B-movies have gathered in Franklin, Indiana – not just to watch classic B-films, but to, as the name implies, celebrate them! This year — the … Continue reading

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Being Heard Above the Howls: An Interview with Steve Latshaw

An Exclusive Interview with Return of the Killer Shrews director, Steve Latshaw by Avery Guerra Steve Latshaw has been around. Most lately he’s been around an enthusiastic cast comprising the likes of James Best, John Schneider, Jennifer Lyons, Rick Hurst, … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Zombie Film? Zombie Resurrection

An Exclusive Undead Backbrain Interview Mac (Jim Sweeney) gets up-close and personal with a rotten zombie (Leif Phelps) in Zombie Resurrection With its British accents and hints of thematic delving into some of the religious implications of zombieism, British splatterfest … Continue reading

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The Vampire Apocalypse Downunder

An Undead Backbrain Exclusive Thankfully, the unreasonably popular Twilight and its sequels haven’t killed off vampires as an iconic and powerful trope within the horror genre.  Undead Brainspasm recently featured a film that was seeking to use an esoteric African … Continue reading

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Insectula! Where Giant Insects Rule: A Backbrain Exclusive

Insectula [aka Insectula! Creature From Another World] is, in the words of its director, Michael Peterson, a movie about a giant mosquito-like alien attracted to Earth by the increased CO2 in the atmosphere. It has adopted the currently rather popular … Continue reading

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Intimations of Kong

For some time now Undead Backbrain has been following the evolution of a film based on artist Joe DeVito and writer Brad Strickland’s illustrated novel Kong: King of Skull Island  (see this article from 2009, for example). Rumours of its … Continue reading

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Jump-Starting the Ghost Shark

Want another mutant shark movie? A good one? Or would you prefer a ghost movie? Can’t decide? Well, we’re here to help. Check out this really cool trailer. Yes, it’s Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws (NZ-[in development]; dir. Andrew Todd … Continue reading

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