- When Animals Attack: The Book of the Films
- Metamorphosis Undergoes a Metamorphosis
- An Unexpected Chat with Alex Caine
- Yi zhong: Monsters … the Fear of Rats and Elevators
- Music To Die By: Indie Schlock Soundtracks (Part 1)
- Who Says the Space Monsters Must Die?
- It’s Never Gonna Be Safe To Go Back In The Water…
- Rise of the Vorehemoth and the Reign of the Vore King
- Space Monster Numagirasu is Coming
- Mega Shark’s Attack on Titan
- Exploitation films
- Fraudulent information
- Giant Bugs
- Giant Monsters
- Giant Squids
- Graphic novels
- Independent film
- It's True! Really!
- Kaiju Search-Robot Avery
- Lake Monsters
- Monsters in general
- Pictorial art
- Science Fiction
- Todd Tennant
- Weekend Fright Flick
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- Where's the Film?
Category Archives: Independent film
Metamorphosis Undergoes a Metamorphosis
“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself metamorphosed in his bed into an insect-like vermin of grotesque proportions.” Thanks to a message from director Chris Swanton, the Backbrain has discovered that Swanton’s excellent feature film … Continue reading
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Who Says the Space Monsters Must Die?
So what do you get when you toss a gaggle of giant monsters into the one film? Pacific Rim? Well, yeah, but not this time. Destroy All Monsters? That’s more like it, at least according to the director of a … Continue reading
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
Space Monster Numagirasu is Coming
Space Monster Numagirasu is clomping into view, though only the vibrations of his coming are being heard so far. Charming chap, isn’t he? Space Monster Numagirasu (a title which can also be transposed from the Japanese as “Space Monster Numaguirus”) … Continue reading
Posted in Daikaiju, Film, Giant Monsters, Godzilla, Independent film, Japanese Tagged daikaiju, Godzilla, Numagirasu, Takayuki Hosonuma, Tokyo Kōgei University Leave a comment
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
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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Hellyfish Slouches Towards Us?
As the poet Yeats asked: “And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?” Well, folks, it’s a giant jellyfish. It may not be slouching towards Bethlehem, but it is heading towards a … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Giant Monsters, Independent film, News, Short Films, Update Tagged giant mutant, hellyfish, monsters, Patrick Longstreth, Robert McLean, short 1 Comment
Update: Meateaters Is Ready To Chew the Scenery
Meateaters is the latest B-monster flick from the Polonia Bros. Entertainment. It was highlighted during January by Undead Backbrain in an article that explored the world of Monsters vs The Mafia on film. Synopsis: An excavation blast unleashes prehistoric terror … Continue reading
Posted in Dinosaurs, Exploitation films, Film, Giant Monsters, Horror, Independent film, News Tagged dinosaur, full moon, meateaters, monsters, Polonia Bros., the Mafia Leave a comment
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