All Brand New! An Important Film of Our Age Starring Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno, and… Kipp Hamilton?

Tokusatsu Tuesdays is a regular feature relating to Japanese special effects entertainments and their associated whatsits, and a bridge, so to speak, between ExploderButton.com and its sister site, Eiga 路 Bouei.聽 Just a short write-up for all of you this Read More …

Creeping! Crawling! Crushing! Bill Rebane’s ‘The Giant Spider Invasion’ to Blu-ray and DVD next week from VCI

Update (6/13/2015):聽The original post continues below – received the Blu-ray on Wednesday and wanted to share some quick thoughts. Firstly, I聽really wanted to love this release. The film is a聽bona fide household favorite, and there was the potential, at least, Read More …

Saturday Monster Matinee:
Virgil Vogel’s ‘The Land Unknown’

A trio of naval researchers and an intrepid journalist find themselves lost in a聽prehistoric oasis after their expedition crash lands while investigating聽a mysterious warm water region in Antarctica. There they must contend with voracious dinosaurs, killer plants, and one crazed Read More …

Die Schlacht der Stahlgiganten: Stuart Gordon’s ‘Robot Jox’ (1990)

Fifty years following a global nuclear holocaust conventional warfare has been outlawed.聽Territorial disputes between the two superpowers (the United States and the USSR, here reborn as the Market and the Confederation respectively) are instead settled聽by a new breed of warrior Read More …

Saturday Monster Matinee:
Irwin Allen’s ‘The Lost World’

Playing as a sort of matinee ready follow-up to 20th Century Fox鈥檚 successful production of聽Journey to the Center of the Earth聽from 1959, Irwin Allen鈥檚聽The Lost World聽is big, colorful, and dumb in more or less equal measure. The screenplay by Allen Read More …

Pastors of the Apocalypse! Shepherd [aka Cybercity] (1999)

It鈥檚 after the end of the world (again and again and again). This time the sweet one-two punch of World War III and an ecological catastrophe has turned our blue planet brown, so humanity has fled underground. There our descendants聽dwell Read More …