Category Archives: Update

Update: Bermuda Tentacles

The above image is the first view of the monster (or one of the monsters) that inhabits the film Bermuda Tentacles (dir. Nick Lyon). Looks like a tentacle made out of water, with something no doubt very nasty as its … 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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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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Jellyfish Eyes: The New Yôkai?

Images of the cute yet bizarre kaiju (that is, monsters) inhabiting Takashi Murakami’s much-anticipated fantasy Mememe no Kurage (Jellyfish Eyes) reveal an imagination that has taken its own established aesthetic and created a weird, toy-like pantheon of creatures very reminiscent, in … Continue reading

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Bio-Slime’s on DVD at Last

Remember Bio-Slime, the pinnacle of oozingly viral horror from John Lechago? (If not, see this previous Backbrain article and follow the links). Well, the good news is that it will be available on DVD from Media Blasters on 26 February … Continue reading

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Update: Pictures of The Giant Spider

In further multi-legged giant monster news, here are a couple of shots from Christopher R. Mihm’s upcoming retro style flick, The Giant Spider: No other news — but those snaps definitely make me want to see the film! Undead Backbrain … Continue reading

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Crabby Piper Update

Well, “crabby” in a good way… Independent producer Brett Piper’s tireless career in low-budget monster films continues with this report that his giant monster flick Queen Crab (which Undead Backbrain reported on back in August last year) has finished principle … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim: Official Trailer

Well, we’ve had hints about Guillermo del Toro’s anticipated daikaiju epic, Pacific Rim — and if you thought you were excited before, check out this just released official trailer: embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direct This could make a profound change … Continue reading

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First Sighting of Jellyfish Eyes’ Monsters

Two of the monster designs for Part 1 of artist Takashi Murakami’s proposed live-action fantasy trilogy, Mememe no Kurage (Jellyfish Eyes) [if you need to catch up, see  The Art of Monsters: Takashi Murakami and Jellyfish Eyes], have surfaced — … Continue reading

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A Giant Gila Monster for Christmas

Including an Exclusive Interview by Robert Hood with the Star of the Film The producers of Jim Wynorski’s giant monster remake Gila! are currently whipping up a grassroots campaign to get the film — much lauded among B-Movie Celebration attendees … Continue reading

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