Tag: Creature Feature

The Shed (2019) – By Baron Craze

Earlier this year 2019, a movie called Shed of the Dead, had a lot of fans eager to see it, however, it led to mixed results as it’s more comedy than straight-up horror, that is not the case with The Shed from screenwriter and director Frank Sabatella (Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet [2009])…


The Sand (2015) – By Baron Craze

Screenwriters Alex Greenfield (The Temple (2012)) and Ben Powell (Satanic (2006)) create a return to beach horror, and from a quick reference of the horror genre, of movies focused on a beach, truly narrows the selection down, making for an interesting comparison very challenging, however not impossible. Their story provides first time director Isaac Gabaeff…


Momo: The Missouri Monster (2019) – By Baron Craze

  When it comes to cryptozoology, the worlds of documentaries and horror often intersect, to shed light on the outrageous situations which include monsters that leave some without rational explanations of their origins. These often come in the form, of folklore, urban legends, and mysterious tales handed down generation to generation. Almost every state in…


D-Railed (2018) – By Baron Craze

D-Railed, rolls out steady on the rails, chugging along before switching gears and becoming something more involved than merely a robbery, as some critics noted it’s a bit of Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) however, missed an influx of Carnival of Souls (1962). All of this twisting and…


20 Million Miles to Earth (1957) – By Baron Craze

When one hears the name Ray Harryhausen they either say who’s that or know of his masterful special effects skills, honoring and respecting his contributions to cinema, especially in both the horror and sci-fi genres. A classic creation of his which features Ymir, the beast from Venus celebrates its 62nd  anniversary in the film 20…


Basket Case 2 (1990) – By Baron Craze

Back in 1982 with a less than shoestring budget, director Frank Henenlotter released a very unusual and extremely unique film called Basket Case, and later created in 1987 Brain Damage, however by the 1990s the demand for a sequel reared its head and hence Basket Case 2 was born. The story dives into a different…


Them! (1954) – By Baron Craze

At the time of writing this article and review of  “Them!” it’s 65-years-old and highly likely some readers are unaware of the movie and its importance in the horror genre, furthermore many modern audiences will find the movie as a watered down b-movie antiquated with technical limitations. However, for the time of 1954, those constraints…


It Came from the Desert (2017) – By Baron Craze

Director Marko Mäkilaakso  (War of the Dead [2011]) makes a lovely tribute and homage to previous creature features of both the recent past and those of long ago, including  Starship Troopers (1997) and Eight Legged Freaks (2002) and of course Them! (1954), in addition it wears its badge of b-movie tie-ins proudly, never taking itself…


Book of Monsters (2018) – By Baron Craze

Director Stewart Sparke and screenwriter Paul Butler, re-team to bring another horror tale after their Lovecraft inspired The Creature Below (2016) with a project complete thanks to a Kickstarter-funded campaign, bringing creatures to life in Book of Monsters. They used a fun script along with a series of practical special effects, all in homage to…


The Creature Below (2016) – By Baron Craze

When one thinks about underwater horror theme movies, many have the continuing nightmare of sharks, and it occurs far too much, the fear of the beasts appears more like those in Finding Dory than real life, aside from the suspense of The Shallows (2016). However, when an independent movie takes on the subject of a…