Jim Adams

The Neanderthal Man | Episode 327

Jim dedicates this episode to the memory of his Mom on this Mother’s Day with remembrances of 1953’s “The Neanderthal Man, ” starring Robert Shayne, Joyce Terry, Richard Crane, Doris Merrick, Beverly Garland, Robert Long, Tandra Quinn, Lee Morgan and William Faucette. An obsessed scientist tries to prove Neanderthal Man

The Adventures Of Superman | Episode 326

Jim reflects on a popular television show that greatly influenced him early in life – “The Adventures Of Superman,” starring George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Noel Neil, Jack Larson, John Hamilton and Robert Shayne. From 1952 to 1957, the show was staple for thousands of youngsters and adults as t showcased

Asylum | Episode 325

Jim reflects on a film he first saw during his first year of college – 1972’s “Asylum,” starring Peter Cushing, Barbara Parkins Richard Todd, Barry Morse, Britt Ekland, Charlotte Rampling, and Patrick Magee. A young psychologists seeking work inn an asylum for the criminally insane, must determine which of the

Deathmaster | Episode 324

Jim reflects on an indie vampire film from 1972 that became a favorite of his, “Deathmaster,” starring Robert Quarry, Bull Ewing, Brenda Dickson and John Fiedler. Quarry (“Count Yorga, Vampire”) once again plays a worldly vampire- this time a guru to a group of impressionistic kids – who sets his

The Premature Burial } Episode 323

Jim discusses a classic Poe adaptation from Roger Corman – 1962’s “The Premature Burial,” starring Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Alan Napier, John Dierkes and Dick Miller. A man haunted by the fear of being buried alive causes concern among his family, friends and newlywed wife. But something is

The Brain | Episode 322

On this episode of MONSTER ATTACK!, the podcast dedicated to old Monster Movies, Jim discusses 1962’s “The Brain,” starring Peter van Eyck, Anne Heywood, Bernard Lee, Jack MacGowran and Cecil Parker. This adaptation of Curt Siodmak’s “Donovan’s Brain” was the directorial debut for Freddie Francis and opened the door for

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die | Episode 321

On this episode of MONSTER ATTACK!, the podcast dedicated to old Monster Movies, Jim revisits a film that made quite an impression on him when he was ne years old, 1962’s “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die,” Jason Evers, Virginia Leith, Adele Lamont, Leslie Daniel and Eddie Carmel. This film has

Silent Running | Episode 320

Jim reflects on his first viewing of the Directorial debut of Douglas Trumbull, 1972’s “Silent Running,” starring Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint, Mark Persons, Cheryl Sparks, Steven Brown, Larry Whisenhunt and the vices of Roy Engel and Joseph Campanella. The was released 50 years ago without any

Godzilla vs Hedorah | Episode 319

Madeline Brumby is back as she and Jim discuss an interesting Kaiju film from 1971, “Godzilla vs Hedorah,” starring Akira Yamanouchi, Toshie Komura, Hiroyuki Kawase, Toshio Shiba, Keiko Mari and Yoshio Yoshida. The film, directed by Yoshimitu Banno,, takes the Godzilla saga in a different direction that emphasizes man’s destruction

Frankenstein Meets The Space Monster | Episode 318

Jim revisits his experience with a Cult Sci-Fi Classic from 1965 “Frankenstein Meets The Space Monster,” starring James Karen, Nancy Marshall, Lou Cutell, Marilyn Hanold, David Kerman, Robert Reilly and Bruce Glover. After Mars is rendered uninhabitable by an atomic war, a small band of Martians comes to Earth seeking

Fiend Without A Face | Episode 317

Jim examines a sci-fi classic from 1958, “Fiend Without A Face,” starring Marshall Thompson, Kim Parker, Terry Kilburn, Kynaston Reeves and Stanley Maxton. A scientist on an air base in Canada experiments with the materialization of thought waves, but a series of strange events leads an Air Force officer to

Dracula (1931) | Episode 316

Jim revisits the very first “Vampire’ film he ever saw and takes an emotional trip down memory lane with “Dracula,” starring Bela Lugosi. Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Helen Chandler, Davis Manners and Herbert Bunston. This was the film that launched Universal Films as the king of horror just four

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