Monster of the Week: Reverser (Lily C.A.T.) – 1987 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Think of ways to live!"Practically beat-by-beat re-hashing of films like Alien and The Thing, the 1987 Anime Lily C.A.T. delivers a fairly formulaic science-fiction horror with a few twists here and there that keep it engaging enough to watch from start to finish. A 23rd century crew of interstellar planet surveyors awaken from a 20 year … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Reverser (Lily C.A.T.) – 1987 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Esikhulu (The Bone Snatcher) – 2003 | New 5th Edition Monster

"She takes what belongs to her, the animals, the peopleand she drinks the life from their bones"Despite being a straight to DVD release, Director John Wulfson's debut and apparently only film, the 2003 horror flick The Bone Snatcher has an interesting premise and is surprisingly watchable. Acting, story, and character development aside, the film's nontraditional … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Esikhulu (The Bone Snatcher) – 2003 | New 5th Edition Monster

(BONUS) Monster of the Week: Leannan sí (Legend of the Muse) – 2020 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Your Muse, find her."Tipping a beautiful and surreal toe into the horror genre, Writer/Director John' Burr's Legend of the Muse (2020) just released to mass audiences over on Amazon Prime. Winning several awards from various festival's since its initial premiere back in 2017, the movie tells the tale of a struggling artist suddenly gripped in … Continue reading (BONUS) Monster of the Week: Leannan sí (Legend of the Muse) – 2020 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Strangers (Dark City) – 1998 | New 5th Edition Monster

"First there was darkness... then came the Strangers."In the shadow of epic 1990's blockbusters, a now seemingly forgotten neo-noir science-fiction thriller called Dark City was released in February of 1998, long considered one of the quartet of film 'dump months' for movies expected to underperform at the box office. Given the release date, it's no … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Strangers (Dark City) – 1998 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Sil (Species) – 1995 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Yeah. Tell him he's about to copulate with a creature from outer space."A year ago, after watching and researching Tetsuo: The Iron Man, I learned how the film’s message focused on and depicted the fear of the machine and man’s place in the steadily industrialized cityscape of the modern world, told through the morbid experience … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Sil (Species) – 1995 | New 5th Edition Monster