Category Archives: Monsters in general

An Unexpected Chat with Alex Caine

Some days shriek off in unexpected directions almost from the word go. I was all set to get back into some semi-serious blogging — tossing up between, on the one hand, reporting on the rumour that Donald Trump had threatened … Continue reading

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It’s Never Gonna Be Safe To Go Back In The Water…

Just when you thought the assorted permutations of cinematic Selachimorpha [aka sharks], post-Jaws, must come to an end, some mad filmmaker always seems to release another one into the wild. Do We Really Think The Possibilities Are Exhausted? Okay, no … Continue reading

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Rise of the Vorehemoth and the Reign of the Vore King

Fancy getting eaten by a giant monster? A new feature-length micro-budget giant monster movie going by the title Vorehemoth is to be directed by the so-named Godfather of Vore and creator of La Vore Girls, Raymond P. Whalen (R.P. Whalen … Continue reading

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Throwing Some Light on the Dark Earth

Scottish-born director, screenwriter and old-school FX monster obsessive Peter A. Montgomery is nothing if not determined. His latest project — his most ambitious yet — is a feature film called Dark Earth that offers up monsters, period-set science fiction/fantasy adventure … Continue reading

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Chinese Giant Bugs Attack in 3D

Bugs 3D [3D食人虫, aka CHONG] (China-2014; dir. Vash Yan) According to the East Winds Film Festival website, Bugs 3D is a “throwback to the classic Hollywood B-movies of the sixties and seventies”, while owing a debt to the likes of … Continue reading

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It Grows! Has Grown Bigger

The film, It Grows!, by Ryan Cauchi (director/editor) and Nick Stathopoulos (writer, producer, director, SFX, art design, star) — first introduced to the world by Undead Backbrain back in February 2012 — was originally made as a 7-minute short. It … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Monster: New Swedish Horror

Nordic Noir (as crime fiction from the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden is being tagged) already has a strong presence on the Backbrain’s TV must-watch list (not to mention reading list). But there’s also been a … Continue reading

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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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Peter and the Colossus Seek Your Help

Remember Peter and the Colossus? This fantasy film from independent director Mitchel Viernes was featured on Undead Backbrain last December. Go and read about it, then come back for more news. Looks like a decent and heartfelt project, doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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Fear Force Five: Weird Kaiju Hit the Web

Is pushing your imagination beyond reasonable limits the key to success? Maybe. Here’s proof. Jack Perez is a director most commonly known for a film he does not consider to be anywhere near his most satisfactory work. Under the pseudonym … Continue reading

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