Monster Attack

MONSTER ATTACK! is a podcast dedicated to old “Monster Movies,” the ones we all grew up with and fell in love with.

These are the films that opened up a new world of scary creatures, sci-fi wonders and frightening tales of the supernatural. Former radio personality Jim Adams re-visits a time when radioactive dinosaurs threatened Tokyo, werewolves terrorized the population at large and mad scientists conducted hideous experiments in large mansions.

Mark Maddox
Jim Adams
Madeline Brumvy
Clay Sayre

The Creeping Flesh | Episode 329

Jim looks back on a classic horror film from Tigon Productions – 1973’s “The Creeping Flesh,” starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, Duncan Lamont, Jenny Runacre, Michael Ripper, Kenneth J, Warren and George Benson. A scientist’s exploration into a possible cure for evil results in tragic consequences. Find out

Nosferatu | Episode 328

Author Dacre Stoker (Dracula, The Undead, Dracul, The Lost Journal Of Bram Stoker) joins Jim and Mark Maddox for a round-table discussion of the 1922 silent film horror classic “Nosferatu,” directed by F.W. Murnau and starring Max Schreck, Greta Schroder, Gustav von Wangenheim and Alexander Granach. Based on Bram Stoker’s

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

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