Thursday, February 23, 2017
5 Killer Creature Features
Killers From Space
(1954) B&W Not Rated
Peter Graves, James Seay, Steve Pendleton
Nuclear scientist Doug Martin disappears after his plane crashes while he is investigating conditions following an atomic bomb test. When he appears at the military base later, he is taken into custody after he is caught spying. When he is injected with a truth serum, it is hard to believe his incredible stories of alien abduction, world conquest and control of animals and insects.
Monster from a Prehistoric Planet
(1967) Color Not Rated
Tamio Kawaji, Yoko Yamamoto, Yuji Okada
A Japanese tycoon sends out an expedition to a remote South Pacific island to investigate the story of some mysterious creatures revered as gods. Arriving with reporters in tow, the expedition soon discovers a small reptilian creature in an underground cavern. Despite the warnings of the natives to leave it alone, the expedition takes the creature, known as Gappa, back to Japan to be exhibited at the tycoon’s theme park. Unfortunately, the creature’s parents decide to retrieve their baby and storm Japan intent on doing so regardless of the damage they must inflict.
Destroy All Planets
(1968) Color Not Rated
Kôjirô Hongô, Tôru Takatsuka, Carl Craig, Michiko Yaegaki
The reign of terror continues when aliens take two boy scouts hostage to blackmail Gamera into aiding their invasion of Earth. When that plan fails the giant alien leader Viras battles the flying turtle in a duel to the death.
Attack of the Monsters
(1969) Color Not Rated
Nobuhiro Kajima, Miyuki Akiyama, Christopher Murphy, Yuko Hamada
Gamera, the giant flying turtle, spins into action when two young boys board a spaceship and are hijacked to a strange planet on the other side of the sun. While the boys evade the clutches of two brain-hungry alien beauties, Gamera must deal with a knife-nosed monster named Guiron.
Sound of Horror
(1964) B&W Not Rated
James Philbrook, Arturo Fernandez, Soledad Miranda
A group of archeologists is exploring mountains in a remote part of Greece when they stumble across an unexpected find. While blasting away the rock to find the hidden treasure, the explorers awaken a prehistoric creature with the power of invisibility. Only the shrieking cries of the approaching monster give its victims any warning to their terrifying fate.
Anyone who enjoys a good horror flick will love this collection of cult classics that are now available on DVD. Releases range from 1954 to 1964, so you are getting a taste of two different decades. Each movie has as sci-fi element as well as a little horror. The films came out great on DVD. Everything is so vivid. Even though they are corny, they are corny is the best way. The set includes five fantastic films:
Killer from Space - A scientist disappears after a plane crash. When he doesn't remember what happened, he is injected with truth serum and reveals a horrifying alien abduction.
Monster from a Prehistoric Planet - In this Japanese film, dinosaur-like creatures from another world are on the prowl.
Destroy all Planets - This is another Japaneses film where a flying turtle wants to destroy the world.
Attack of the Monsters - The giant turtle returns, along with something that has a knife-like nose. Two boys try to get away from them and a pair of pretty aliens who want to eat their brains.
Sound of Horror - Last but not least, an archaeologist in Greece releases a terrible dinosaur-like monster.
I just loved this DVD set. Each movie is a 5-star film that horror fans everywhere will appreciate. Getting them all for one low price also makes this collection a great value for the money. Grab one for yourself at Mill Creek today.
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