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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

The Haunting | Episode 404

Jim discusses a classic 1963 Ghost Story based on the novel by Shirley Jackson (“The Haunting Of Hill House”) and directed by Robert Wise -“The Haunting,” starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Robert Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Rosalie Crutchley, Fay Compton, Valentine Dyall, and Lois Maxwell. This memorable tale about a small

Blade Runner (The Final Cut)| Episode 403

Mark Maddox joins us for an in-depth discussion about Ridley Scott’s 1982 Sci-Fi Classic “Blade Runner,” starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, M Emmett Walsh, Edward James Olmos, Darryl Hannah, William Sanderson and Joanna Cassidy. A former cop (Ford) is forced to hunt down four “replicants” who have returned

Firestarter (1984)| Episode 402

Jim discusses n adaptation of a popular Stephen King novel from 1984 – “Firestarter,” starring Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Freddie Jones, George C. Scott, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, Louise Fletcher, Art Carney, and Moses Gunn. Produced by Dino De Laurentis and Directed by Mark L. Lester, the film focuses on

Dracula (1979)| Episode 401

Jim discusses a reimaging of a classic vampire tale – 1979’s “Dracula,” starring Frank Langella, Laurence Oliver, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan, Jan Francis, Trevor Eve, Tony Haygarth, Teddy Turner, Janine Duvitski, and Sylvester McCoy. Directed y John Badham, the story is based on the Hamilton Deane and John Balderston Broadway

THEM! | Episode 399

Jim dedicates this episode to the memory of his parents, Jim & Phyllis, who would have celebrated their 70th Wedding anniversary the day after this publishes. One of the most-loved “Big Bug” films of the 50’s is discussed here with 1954’s “THEM!,” starring James Whitmore, James Arness, Joan Weldon, Edmund

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