Whilst the 2010s are probably my least favourite decade for creature features, it got me thinking about my favourite monster movies. I’ve focused on the big two horror creatures – vampires and zombies – and then various other monsters…
I’m well into my 30’s now. That means I was lucky enough to be in my pre-teens when Fred Dekker was still directing films and TV. He may be known by most people as either the director of the entertaining Night of the Creeps or calamitous Robocop 3, but sandwiched in between these two totally dissimilar yarns was 1987’s The Monster Squad.
The titular “Monster Squad” is a small group of horror-loving kids, led by Sean, who run their affairs from a poster-adorned treehouse.
“You know who to call when you have ghosts. But who do you call when you have monsters?”
Super7 is proud to present Wave 2 of their Universal Monsters 3.75″ ReAction Figures assortment. From the classic horror films, Revenge of the Creature (1955), Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Dracula (1931), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), and The Invisible Man (1933)!
“It’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive! It’s ALIVE!”
Godzilla: King of the Monsters original motion picture soundtrack! Featuring music by Emmy® and BAFTA Award winning composer Bear McCreary, in two special deluxe triple LP vinyl configurations.
“Long live the King!”
Fright-Rags has summoned all-new apparel from Hammer, The Omen, and Happy Death Day. Not recommended for people of nervous disposition! You have been warned.
“Those who foretold it are dead. Those who can stop it are in grave danger.”
Rob Zombie and Local Boogeyman share another design of cadaverous cavorting inside the Spookshow International: How to make a monster baby, how to get it on! Go go zombie, go go!
“And out of the darkness the zombie did call. True pain and suffering he brought to them all. Away ran the children to hide in their beds. For fear that the devil would chop off their heads.”
Broke Horror Fan and Witter Entertainment are excited to include both Terrifier and Book of Monsters in the BrokeHorrorFan.com Presents lineup of horror movies on VHS this Friday at 12pm EST.
“Dead. Dead, all dead. He’s killing them one by one by one…”
Slasher Pack IX: Monsters includes four Japanese inspired horror tees from Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy and Frankenstein; available for pre-order now!
Waxwork Records is proud to present the deluxe double LP release of Kong: Skull Island original motion picture score. Kong: Skull Island is an action packed 2017 American monster film that rebooted the King Kong franchise, and was nominated for ‘Best Visual Effects’ at the 90th Academy Awards.
“We are dealing with a monster from a bygone era.”
Two Japanese inspired sci-fi tees from Gojira are available for pre-order now – for 24 hours only!
“If we continue conducting nuclear tests, it’s possible that another Gojira might appear somewhere in the world again.”
“We need an exterminator, one that would drive away King Ghidorah.” Comet TV and Attack from Planet B want everyone to enjoy their summer, catch some rays and protect themselves from an atomic-breathing beast, by giving one randomly chosen person the firepower to win Monster Summer merchandise. “Are you serious?”
Competition ends Friday, June 15th 2018
Last year Waxwork Comics released their debut comic book series, House of Waxwork; a rousing horror-anthology series packed with macabre tales of ghouls, ghosts, witchcraft, the occult, the living dead, and revenge! Now Waxwork Comics has released the highly anticipated second issue…