Tag: Scream Factory

Prophecy (1979) Blu-ray Review

Bigfoot, only uglier In 1956, mercury discharged from a chemical factory was the cause of disease throughout Minamata, Japan. It wasn’t until 2010 the guilty company settled – and …

Ambition Blu-ray Review

2019’s Worst Thriller? The year’s most bland and devastatingly banal “thriller” comes courtesy of Robert Shaye, producer of the horror classic A Nightmare On Elm Street. Going behind the …

The Fan (1981) Blu-ray Review

Not a Fan The Fan wants what it can’t have – the allure and glamour of iconic Hollywood romance. That explains the casting of Lauren Bacall and James Garner …

Itsy Bitsy Blu-ray Review

Spidey Sense Activate There is a spider in Itsy Bitsy. It does indeed eat people, and the stray cat doesn’t stand a chance either. However, Itsy Bitsy aims for …

Murders in the Zoo Blu-ray Review

Snake Bites Zoo budget cuts. Lay-offs. People taking jobs they hate. Murders in the Zoo doesn’t hide from the depression era, rather embracing the story possibilities. After a snake …

The Mad Ghoul Blu-ray Review

Nazi Science Invades America Part of Universal’s World War II output, The Mad Ghoul deals in creaky – if relevant – science. George Zucco stars as the mad scientist …

Monster on the Campus Blu-ray Review

College Protest While the majority of ‘50s sci-fi offerings slanted themselves toward heroism, Monster on the Campus is the rare pessimist. That’s the sole reason this radioactive Wolf Man …

The Monolith Monsters Blu-ray Review

Avalanche on an Anthill Both the Cold War and space race surrounded the release of 1957’s The Monolith Monsters. Consider this clever sci-fi an amalgam from those fears, with …

The Alligator People Blu-ray Review

More Like Alligator Person A dying breed by 1959, The Alligator People calls on classic cinematic horror for the final gasp of glowing laboratories, the isolated house, wild science, …