Category Archives: Dinosaurs

Adèle Blanc-Sec: A Teaser

With details of Luc Besson’s period thriller Les Aventures Extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec [aka The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Dry-White] only new to the internet, a teaser trailer has appeared… and guess what? We get a glimpse of the pteradactyl! Teaser … Continue reading

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Dinocroc vs the Dinosaurs

Jim Wynorski might be pitting Dinocroc against Supergator in his upcoming monster pic Dinocroc vs Supergator (US-2009; dir. Jim Wynorski), but it seems that Dinocroc has had plenty of practice on actual dinosaurs — and big ones, too! In a … Continue reading

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King of Skull Island Newly Released

Persistent rumours that a film version of Joe DeVito (artist) and Brad Strickland’s illustrated novel Kong: King of Skull Island is underway were confirmed on the Ray Bradbury panel of the San Diego Comicon last July — though when it … Continue reading

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Mummies, Pteradactyls and Luc Besson

There is something extraordinarily appealing about retro scifi and fantasy tales set in an historical context, introducing monsters and steampunk technology into what is an otherwise familiar past. The Indiana Jones films drew on that appeal — as did The … Continue reading

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New Daikaiju Appears Through a Fog of Obscurity

A previously unknown and unsuspected Japanese giant monster film has just come to light — one that resonates backwards right to the start of the daikaiju eiga tradition. What is it? You’ll have to read on to find out. Background … Continue reading

Posted in Daikaiju, Dinosaurs, Film, Giant Monsters, Godzilla, Independent film, Japanese, Kaiju Search-Robot Avery, News, Where's the Film? | 193 Comments

She-Rex Rises!

Prolific independent filmmaker Brett Kelly’s latest production — hot on the heels of his 1950s remake Attack of the Giant Leeches — has entered the lost world of slapstick comedy. Kaiju Search-Robot Avery reports! Now this one’s gonna be a … Continue reading

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“Crash” McCreery Gallery: Dinosaurs and Penguins

Over the years, artist Mark “Crash” McCreery has worked on many major genre films, as character/creature designer and concept artist, from Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991),  through Batman Returns (1992) and Jurassic Park (1993), to The … Continue reading

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War Eagles Memorabilia

An Undead Backbrain article on the never-made Willis O’Brien project War Eagles remains one of this site’s most read entries, one which continues to generate interest. Now correspondent Richfrog has drawn my attention to the fact that pictures and other … Continue reading

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Review: The Land That Time Forgot

The Land That Time Forgot (US-2009; dir. C. Thomas Howell) The Asylum’s latest foray into the world of B-film genre mayhem is an enjoyable adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel, The Land That Time Forgot. Its blend of good-natured low-budget … Continue reading

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Update: Galactic Raiders

Exclusively from director Larry Arpin comes this portrait of the main Big Bad creature from his film Galactic Raiders (US-[in post-production]; dir. Larry Arpin), named Vorax: Click on the image to view it super-sized! Comments Arpin: The background is not … Continue reading

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