Film Review: Mesa Of Lost Women (1953)

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SYNOPSIS: “A mad scientist named Aranya is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week’s endearing endurance test is set south of the border – not Melbourne but Mexico – where a scientist and his diminutive dwarves are super-sizing spiders in their spare time. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: They Came from the Ether (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A door-to-door vacuum salesman named John Henry struggles to keep his job, his wife and his sanity until he encounters an alien who crash lands in a nearby field. Desperate for success, he agrees to sell alien technology to unsuspecting townsfolk until a rash of missing person reports leads Detective Mike Washurn back to their dastardly plot. REVIEW: They Came From the Ether, from director James Pronath, is made for a specific audience in mind, … Continue reading

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Premiere: Plan 9 (2013)

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With the post production for Plan 9 almost complete, Darkstone Entertainment held its first private cast and crew screening August 24th, 2013 at the Grandin Theater, located in Roanoke, Virginia where the film was shot. Now that director John Johnson film has successfully launched with its first screening, Plan 9 will be going to market, shopping for distribution to find it the proper home. The film played to a packed house in the restored theater, originally … Continue reading

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Film Review: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

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SYNOPSIS: “In California, an old man (Bela Lugosi) grieves the loss of his wife (Vampira) and on the next day he also dies. However, the space soldier Eros and her mate Tanna use an electric device to resurrect them both and the strong Inspector Clay (Tor Johnson) that was murdered by the couple. Their intention is not to conquest Earth but to stop mankind from developing the powerful bomb ‘Solarbonite’ that would threaten the universe. … Continue reading

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Plan Nine – A re-imagining of the infamous Ed Wood classic

Hey Acolytes old & new, The Black Saint is here to hip all of you to an upcoming release from Darkstone Entertainment. A re-imagining of the infamous Ed Wood classic “Plan Nine From Outer Space” to be called simply “Plan Nine”!! “Plan Nine” is in the words of it’s director John Johnson, “A serious minded retelling of the original story, paying homage to the spirit of Wood’s original film without resorting to camp or parody. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ed Wood (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: “You are interested in the unknown, the mysterious, the unexplainable. That is why you are here. And now, for the first time, we are bringing to you the full story of what happened, on that fateful day. We are giving you all the evidence, based only on a secret testimony, of the miserable souls, who survived this terrifying ordeal. The incidents, the places. My friend, we cannot keep this a secret any longer. Can … Continue reading

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