Deep in the Florida everglades an unspeakable terror lurks in the underwater caves, snatching victims from the local town and dragging them to their lair to slowly drain them for food – these are giant intelligent leeches, and the want blood! Local game warden Steve Benton sets out to find the secret behind the local disappearances, and alongside his girlfriend Nan Grayson and her father Doc Grayson, they have no idea what they’re getting themselves into!
A film from the classic sci-fi era and produced by horror director Roger Corman, ‘Attack of the Giant Leeches’ has become a cult classic, but does it deserve its reputation?
Head on it see what lurking down in the everglades as we dip our toe into the murky waters of another Roger Corman production.
It’s the 80’s, it has teenagers and it’s set in a high school, all the ingredients you need for a traditional 80’s teen high school movie. But this is a Troma production, so don’t expect your normal run-of-the-mill fayre here, oh no. Add in some gore, gorse-out moments, sex, drugs, biker gangs and basement dwelling radioactive monsters and you’ll be on the right track.
Troma brings us one of its classic movies and riding high, well high for Troma, on the success of Toxic Avenger, comes the delights of Class of Nuke’Em High, where nuclear waste from the nearby power plant starts to affect the pupils of the local high school of Tromaville. Find out how class goes at Nuke’Em High and head on in.
Joe Dante’s fond look back at the heyday of the B-movie, where kids would queue up around the block to see the latest creature feature, while the adults were more concerned about the fears of nuclear war.
Set during the height of the Cuban missile crisis a whirly film producer rolls into town with his latest offering for the masses and with a new kid trying to make his mark in at new school, a coming of age tale and b-movie showmanship with home-front paranoia come together for a tender yet comedic tale that is well worth a look. Read on to find out more…
The dawn of the atomic age has arrived and anything is possible. With the testing of nuclear weapons in the deserts of North America, the fear of radiation and mutation was ever present in the minds of the general public during the 1950s.
Here in the landmark film from Warner Brothers, ‘Them’ builds on the paranoia of the populous to magnificent effect and spawned a whole new era of monster features. When people start disappearing in the deserts of New Mexico and a young girl is found in a catatonic state the local law enforcement turn to science and the government for help. What is out there and are we witnesses to a biblical prophecy come true? Find out in ‘THEM’.
Flee The City! 100 foot monster spider is on the loose. What weird accident of science caused it? Can all mankind escape the terror of its dreaded embrace …the awesome evil of its venom-dripping jaws?
Well all mankind is a bit of a stretch, more like can the small town Desert Rock escape the terror, and what have those pesky scientist been up to again, it’s always the scientist. When a tarantula, which is injected with a special nutrient formula, escapes from a scientist’s laboratory, it grows into a 100-foot beast that menaces the Arizona countryside, but what can stop it.
Find out now before it’s too late.
In a time when paranoia and fear of the unknown was rife within the American people, the 1950s B-movie was the ideal arena to exploit these fears over and over again. In this 1955 film, ‘It Came from Beneath the Sea’ the fear that was played on was that of atomic power and weapons.
After an encounter at sea with an unknown underwater creature upon the Navy’s Newest Atomic powered submarine, the naval commander, along with the help two scientists try to identify what it was. The creature they discover is that of a giant, radioactive octopus that has left its normal feeding grounds deep within the Pacific Ocean in search of a new source of food. Where is it heading, can anything stand in it way, has man once again unleashed nature’s fury without think about the cost, who now and will it lead to a big old smack-down? Let’s hope.