Category Archives: Preview

Update: Pig Hunt

Nor-Cal? So Northern California has become a subgenre, eh? The above poster — released exclusively to Undead Backbrain  — draws attention to a film about a giant pig, North Californian rednecks, a cult of homicidal (and frequently undressed) chicks, and … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Recycling: Resiklo

In Hollywood, considering its current obsession with doing remakes, recycling hasn’t proven an unmitigated success. So a recent film from the Philippines is taking a different tack. Resiklo [aka Recycle] (Philippines-2007; dir. Mark A. Reyes) may be recycling tropes as … Continue reading

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Bio-Slime Drips from the Walls

John Lechago, diirector of the in-production sentient-ooze-themed horror flick Bio-Slime, has kindly offered the Backbrain a bunch of exclusive pictures. The plot involves … well, slime and ooze and tentacles and folk being absorbed into the muck, and features good … Continue reading

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New: 9

9 is a Tim Burton-produced (with Timur Bekmambetov) post-apocalyptic animated feature film, directed by Shane Acker and starring the voices of Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Martin Landau, Christopher Plummer and Crispin Glover, with music by Danny Elfman. … Continue reading

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Beast From Haunted Planet

This concept trailer was made in 2006 by Terry Howald “as a previz for a future feature film project”. It offers excellent iconic 1950s rocketships and rayguns and the prospect of a gigantic alien creature. Beast from Haunted Planet from … Continue reading

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Giant Robots Under Development

What if you could have your own custom-designed giant robot made to order? What would it be like? What would you do with it? A fascinating and awesomely cool project is underway that helps 20 kids answer these and other … Continue reading

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New Publication: Creeping in Reptile Flesh

Creeping in Reptile Flesh is a new collection of stories, gathered around a loose (a very loose) theme that is dictated by the title story — a 20,000 word novella that can be described this way (to quote from the … Continue reading

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mSCORPIO vs King Komodo

Kaiju artist Todd Tennant has sent us a preview of King Komodo’s next opponent. Cool, eh? For those who don’t know, Tales of King Komodo is a kaiju-based graphic novel serial by Todd Tennant and Mike Bogue. It appears in … Continue reading

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Update: Zero Trooper-F

This clip — the first three minutes of Zero Trooper-F, the low-budget homage to such Japanese daikaiju/superhero epics as Ultraman, which appeared on the Backbrain a while back — has just been released on Man, am I ever impressed! … Continue reading

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New: American Zombie

American Zombie (US-2007; dir. Grace Lee) This latest take on the zombie apocalypse genre is a mockumentary that examines the “lives” of four zombies as they attempt to fit into human society. Here’s the official synopsis: Filmmakers Grace Lee (The … Continue reading

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