Jim Adams

Altered States | Episode 416

In this very special anniversary episode of MONSTER ATTACK!, Jim reflects on the first time he saw Ken Russell’s classic 1980 Sci-Fi film “Altered States,” written by Paddy Chayefsky and starring William Hurt, Blair Brown, Charles Haid, Bob Balaban, Thaao Penghlis, Dori Brenner, Charles White eagle, Drew Barrymore, Megan Jeffers,

Targets | Episode 415

Jim reflects on a masterful tale involving a clean-cut suburban lad who goes on a deadly shooting spree in Los Angeles – Peter Bogdanovich’s “Targets,” starring Tim O’Kelly, Boris Karloff, Nancy Hsueh, Arthur Peterson, James Brown, Tanya Morgan, Mary Jackson, Sandy Baron, Monte Landis and Mike Farrell. This critically-acclaimed 1967

Strange Invaders | Episode 414

Jim reflects on a 1983 Sci-Fi homage to old 50s films which initially did not do well, but found an audience in Home Video and a nice cult following – “Strange Invaders,” starring Paul Le Mat, Nancy Allen, Louise Fletcher, Shawn Wallace, Kenneth Tobey, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Michael Lerner

Robocop (1987)| Episode 413

Jim reminisces about his first viewing of a classic sci-fi film from 1987 that has spawned an iconic franchise and following – “Robocop<” starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O’Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Miguel Ferrer, Kurtwood Smith, Paul McCrane, Ray Wise, Robert DoQui, Felton Perry, Jesse Goins, and directed by Paul

The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)| Episode 412

Jim reflects on his first viewing of a 1984 Science Fiction film which spawned a popular Urban Legend – “The Philadelphia Experiment,” starring Michael Pare’, Bobby Di Cicco, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Louise Latham, Stephen Tobolowsky and Keene Holliday. A naval experiment in 1943 results in two sailors ending up

Burn, Witch, Burn | Episode 411

Jim reflects on a classic tale of witchcraft based on Fritz Leiber Jr;s novel “Conjuring Wife” – 1962’s “Burn, Witch, Burn,” starring Janet Blair, Peter Wyngarde, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls, Colin Gordon and Reginald Beckwith. With a screenplay written by Richard Matheson and Charles Beaumont and directed by Sydney Hayers,

Marooned | Monster Attack Episode 410

Jim reflects on one of the first “Monster Movies” he saw after his family moved to North Carolina – “Marooned,” starring Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman, James Franciscus, Lee Grant, Mariette Hartley, Nancy Kovak, Scott Brady, Walter Brooke, John Forsythe, and directed by John Sturges. This 1969 Sci-Fi tells

Die, Monster, Die | Episode 409

Mark Maddox returns for a rousing discussion of a 1965 classic tale based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft “Die, Monster, Die,” starring Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Patrick Magee, Freda Jackson, Terence DeMarney and Directed By Daniel Haller. Based on “The Colour From Space,” the story centers around

The Land That Time Forgot | Episode 408

Jim reflects on a film based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic “The Land That Time Forgot,” starring Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron, Anthony Ainley, Declan Mulholland, Steve James, and directed by Kevin Conner. A group of shipwrecked sailors (both British and German) must work together to survive

Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla | Episode 407

Madeline Brumby and Shane Morton join Jim for a rousing discussion of a Kaiju film celebrating its 50th Anniversary – “Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla,” starring Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Akihiko Hirata, Hiroshi Koizumi, Reiko Tajima, Hiromi Matsushita, Goro Mutsumi, Shin Kishida and directed byJun Fukuda. An alien race seeking to conquer

From Beyond The Grave | Episode 406

Jim reflects on the final anthology film by Amicus Productions – 1974’s “From Beyond The Grave,” starring Peter Cushing, David Warner, Wendy Allnutt, Rosalind Ayres, Marcel Steiner, Ian Brennen, Donald Pleasence, Angela Pleasence, Diana Dors, John O’Farrell, Ian Carmichael, Margaret Leighton, Nyree Dawn Porter, Ian Ogilvy, Lesley-Anne Down, Jack Watson,

PHASE IV | Episode 405

Jim discusses a film from 1974 that did not do well upon its initial release, but has gained a large following the last 50 years – “PHASE IV,” starring Michael Murphy, Nigel Davenport, Lynn Frederick,  Alan Gifford, Helen Horton and Robert Henderson. Director Saul Bass provides a thought-provoking look into

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