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Gila Rises!

One of the most anticipated independent giant monster flicks of recent times has been Jim Wynorski’s remake of the B-movie classic The Giant Gila Monster (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg), titled simply Gila! Here’s the new poster: The world premiere took … Continue reading

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New Images of Gila

Another Backbrain Exclusive Jim Wynorski’s 2012 remake of the cult classic creature feature The Giant Gila Monster (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg) promises to be one of the highlights of the 6th Annual B-Movie Celebration in Franklin, Indiana this September. We’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Happening Again: A Backbrain Exclusive

It happened before and now it’s happening again! Yes, from what is rapidly becoming the main enclave for the production of B-movie remakes, Franklin, Indiana, comes the news that the crapfest classic Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (US-1964; dir. Nicholas … Continue reading

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Piranha 3D

The piranha in The Asylum’s “shadow” blockbuster Mega Piranha are, as the name suggests, really big. But I always assumed that the titular aquatic beasties in the upcoming official remake of Joe Dante’s 1978 original (Piranha 3D, directed by The … Continue reading

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He’s Back!

Rumours of a new Godzilla film have been flying for some time now — not a Japanese film (which would be excellent enough), but another US stab at the Big G, giving the world’s most iconic giant monster a chance … Continue reading

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