Category Archives: Weird stuff

Dismember Me + Zombie Poetry

Want to amuse yourself while preparing for the zombie apocalypse to start? This is for zombie geeks everywhere… Product Features Plush Zombie can be ripped apart in various ways All limbs and head are removable and interchangeable Torso can be … Continue reading

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Under Cover of the Red Dust…

The following is a picture of Sydney this morning, as New South Wales was pummelled by high winds carrying red desert sands from the dead centre (or thereabouts): But soon the real reason for the dust storm was revealed! Click … Continue reading

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The Men Who Stare At Goats

In his bizarre non-fiction book The Men Who Stare At Goats, Jon Ronson details official US Government projects to develop the use of psychic abilities as part of the military’s Intelligence arsenal. He reveals the significant budgets allocated to research … Continue reading

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Giant Egg Attack!

Every country should have its own national cinematic giant monster, right? Japan has… well, lots of them, but the High Monarch of the bunch is of course Gojira [aka Godzilla]. The US has also been regularly tormented by mega-fauna on … Continue reading

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Ultra Cutie Daikaiju Chompin Fluffies

Now, from Beeswax Media, comes a short daikaiju eiga filmed using… um, ultra-low-tech FX. It’s cute, it’s fluffy, it’s bizarre. It’s Ultra Cutie Daikaiju Chompin Fluffies! Below is Episode 1: Tickled Pink, in which …Fluffy Yuk Yuk and Fluffy Bad … Continue reading

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All Singin’, All Rockin’ Creature

I guess if it becomes iconic enough, anything will be turned into a musical. I have to admit, however, that it would never have occurred to me that The Creature From The Black Lagoon would be a likely candidate. This … Continue reading

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Worming its Way into our Hearts

One of the great things about independent filmmaking is that the filmmakers can pretty much do whatever weirdness they like. This side of the Japanese film industry (see RoboGeisha), such freedom of the imagination isn’t something you see too often … Continue reading

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Review: Tokyo Gore Police

Tokyo Gore Police [orig. Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu] (Japan-2008; dir. Yoshihiro Nishimura) In future Tokyo, the law-enforcement agencies have been privatised and a zero-tolerance approach to violent crime sees the police executing serial killers live, on the streets, as part of … Continue reading

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“Burton-izing” Alice

Whether or not you are interested in Alice In Wonderland and the potential it has for being filmed by Tim Burton, the following conceptual art might at least make you “curiouser and curiouser” about the project. Me? Lewis Carroll’s Alice … Continue reading

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The Last Week (or Two) on Undead Brainspasm

O.C. Babes and the Slasher of Zombietown (24 May 2009) Orange Country zombies attack Orange Country zombies! (That’s what it says…) Update: Mortis Rex (20 May 2009) More images from the Ancient Romans vs Giant Demonic monster flick Update: Metallic … Continue reading

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