2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 7: War of the Gargantuas (1966)

DAY 7. DAIKAIJU: The bigger the better. Who needs a city anyway? Today's theme is close to my heart. As a young kid in the 1970's, WFMJ-TV 21 in Youngstown, Ohio played monster movies every night at 1 AM (or later, if Tom Snyder was on). They only had so many Godzilla films before they'd… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 7: War of the Gargantuas (1966)

The Girls from Thunder Strip (1966)

David Hewitt started his career as an illusionist for a traveling spook show called Dr. Jekyll's Strange Show before Forrest J. Ackerman helped get him into movies by getting his script Journey Into the Unknown made into The Time Travellers. His directing debut was 1965's Monsters Crash the Pajama Party, a movie where actors would run into the audience… Continue reading The Girls from Thunder Strip (1966)

Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

I'll admit it. I cheated. Instead of watching this movie in its original form, I found a version that had Joe Bob Briggs do commentary. Unlike modern commentary tracks where bloggers and magazine writers try in vain to impress you with how cool and smart they are, Joe Bob just hangs back and blows your… Continue reading Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

John S Berry really came through, getting this next Chilling Classics movie our way on a quick deadline. I watched this movie too, so I can feel the pain that he had to go through. I never want anyone to do anything I wouldn't do, you know? You can check out John on Twitter.  When it… Continue reading CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)