Category Archives: Preview

New Crypto Thriller: Monongahela

A Backbrain Exclusive Monongahela (US-2013; dir. Cayce Mell) is a new creature feature based on the search for a “legendary” monster. A pair of cryptozoologists have come to Pittsburgh to investigate sightings of a mysterious creature lurking in the Monongahela river. … Continue reading

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Tartarus: New Austrian Invasion

With Material Exclusive to Undead Backbrain Just before Cowboys and Aliens (US-2011; dir. Jon Favreau) hit screens throughout the world, an independent alien invasion film set in the historical past was released in Austria and Germany: Tartarus (Austria-2011; dir. Stefan … Continue reading

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Building The Nest: An Exclusive Preview

“The Nest” is a short horror film by Tim Zwica, who, auteur-fashion, undertook the roles of writer, producer, director, editor, and visual effects coordinator. Zwica harkens from Austin, Texas, and this seems to inform the atmosphere and general ambiance of … Continue reading

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New RetroMonster: The Tentacle’s Claw

I’m not sure what the title of this new film from director/writer/dp/editor Michael Rigler says about the titular beastie (… it’s a big tentacle with a claw at the end? … hmmm, maybe… stay on until the end of this … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Emergence Premieres Here!

It’s with great pleasure that I announce that Undead Backbrain will be hosting the premiere release of a new film — a exciting horror creature-feature from director Jeff LeBlanc. The date to look out for? December 1! The Emergence (Canada-2011; … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Don’t Try Injecting These Spiders

From the director and crew of the fantastically monstrous exploitation flick El Monstro del Mar comes a new Australian short (15-minute) film that manages to combine rock chicks, acid and alien spiders. In The Acid Spiders, directed by Stuart Simpson, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: A Visit to the Apothecary

Apothecary — noun: a druggist, pharmacist; (esp. in England and Ireland) a druggist licensed to prescribe medicine. Origin: 1325–75;  ME (< OF) < ML apothēcārius  seller of spices and drugs, LL: shopkeeper, equiv. to L apothēc ( a ) shop, … Continue reading

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From the Asylum: Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus

Images from Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus (US-2010; dir. Christopher Ray) — Asylum’s sequel to their most successful creature feature, Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus — have been released, though the only images of the titular beasts appear on the poster, … Continue reading

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If People Can Get Turned Into Zombies, What About Werewolves?

This profound existential question, asked by all of us at some point, I’m sure, is set to be answered by Zombie Werewolves Attack! (US-2010; dir. Chris Green). Synopsis: Zombie Werewolves Attack! The name says it all, a hilariously fun B-Movie … Continue reading

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Hunting Trolls

No, the trolls we’re talking about here aren’t internet sociopaths who get their thrills from lurking in the dark corners of cyberspace, provoking trouble on blogs and forums — though the modern digital incarnation gets his/her name by analogy from … Continue reading

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