Category Archives: Posters

It Grows! … on Steroids!

So Nick Stathopoulos and Ryan Cauchi’s fantastic short nasty-plant-from-outer-space film, It Grows! (see these Undead Backbrain articles) has shambled off with a slew of awards at Zed Fest. Director Ryan Cauchi reports: I’m speechless right now. It Grows! has just … 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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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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Posters of Futures Past

El Segundo, California-based Boiling Point Creative Group has just released a new series of posters that re-imagine 70s and 80s sci fi films in a style inspired by art deco. As part of an impressive portfolio that includes DVD and … Continue reading

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There Goes the Neighbourhood

With the latest rendition of the zombie apocalypse about to hit screens worldwide, it’s perversely comforting to know that one’s hometown hasn’t been spared. World War Z (US-2013; dir. Marc Forster) is due for release on June 20, so the … Continue reading

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Little Mechanical Critters Infest the Woods

Here’s another take on monster infestation as seen through the eyes of participants, made in the mockumentary style of The Troll Hunter [trolls], District 9 [aliens], Monsters [alien organisms] and, most famously, The Blair Witch Project [a dead witch] (or … Continue reading

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Update: Killer Shrews Are Out Of Their Cage!

A Backbrain Exclusive The latest news from film publicist Avery Guerra is that Steve Latshaw’s long-anticipated reimagining / sequel to 1959′s The Killer Shrews, Return of the Killer Shrews (which features original star James Best, as well as John Schneider, … Continue reading

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Millennium Bug Infests DVD

More horrifically excellent news this Halloween as a genre-classic-in-the-making comes to DVD, heralded by great cover art and a fantastic new trailer. The Millennium Bug (US-2011; dir. Kenneth Cran) is a dark, raging powerhouse of a movie — an independent … Continue reading

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Gila Rises!

One of the most anticipated independent giant monster flicks of recent times has been Jim Wynorski’s remake of the B-movie classic The Giant Gila Monster (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg), titled simply Gila! Here’s the new poster: The world premiere took … Continue reading

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Official Poster: Metamorphosis

Exclusive Backbrain Release Official Poster for Metamorphosis (UK-2011; dir. Chris Swanton), which will be screened as part of the 6th Annual B-Movie Celebration’s Film Festival to be held in Columbus, Indiana during September. Click to enlarge. Source: Via B-Movie Celebration … Continue reading

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