Tag Archives: retro sci-fi

When Faux Cicadas Get Real: A Backbrain Exclusive

At the moment The Attack of the Giant Killer Cicadas is the subject of a faux movie trailer for a 1950s style sci-fi/horror movie that doesn’t exist … but which, in the words of its creator “probably should!” You know … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Giant Bugs, Giant Monsters, Horror, Independent film, News, Retro, Science Fiction, Teaser, Trailers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Max Neptune to the Rescue!

If ever there was a retro film that captures the gaudy, innocent sci-fi thrills of space serials from the 1940s and 1950s, Max Neptune and the Menacing Squid (US-2010; dir. John Garside and Colin Fleming) looks like it’s the one.  … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Flying Saucers, Giant Monsters, Independent film, Posters, Retro, Science Fiction, Trailers | Tagged , , | 8 Comments