Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 60

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What is your favorite Giant Monster Movie? That is the question co-hosts Doc Rotten and Dave Dreher examine in this episode of the Monster Movie Podcast. Taking a look back at their favorite horror and science fictions films that feature giant versions of spiders, ants, bears and even humans, Doc and Dave discuss eight films that illustrate a variety of ways simple creatures are mutated into monstrous, hungry beasts. “Science is agreed. That unless something … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godzilla (1954)

SYNOPSIS: “Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk. At first, the authorities think its either underwater mines or underwater volcanic activity. The authorities soon head to Odo Island, close to where several of the ships were sunk. One night, something comes onshore and destroys several houses and kills several people. A later expedition to the island led by paleontologist Professor KyĂ´hei Yamane, his daughter Emiko, and young navy frogman … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jurassic Shark (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When an oil company unwittingly unleashes a prehistoric shark from its icy prison, the Jurassic killer maroons a group of art thieves and a group of college students on an abandoned island REVIEW: Director – Brett Kelly Starring – Emanuelle Carriere, Christine Emes, Celine Filion Wow. And I don’t mean it in a good way. Obviously I love horror movies and I love all kinds of them, from the grade A Hollywood blockbuster to … Continue reading

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Top 15 Giant Monster Movies

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Whether you are a new comer or an old hat, you gottta give it up for horror’s giant monsters. Maybe it originates from the “Jack and the Bean Stalk” days or simply seeing a gorilla climb one of America’s largest buildings. Who’s to say. For me, it was those crazy Asians and their monster suits stomping over buildings and electric cables. Still till this day we are fascinated with things that appear very large in … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Giant Monster Mayhem

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Giant monsters, the halls of horror are full of them. The most famous of these monsters are King Kong (1933) and Godzilla (1954), each spawning countless imitations. King Kong came first in the Thirties directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with classic special effects by Willis O’Brian. A sequel follows later the same year with The Son of Kong (1933) and two remakes have been made – King Kong (1976) directed by … Continue reading

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