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

CryptTV Horror Monster : Kinderfanger | New 5th Edition Monster

Based on the Pied Piper from the famed German legend that dates back to the Middle Ages, CryptTV's Kinderfanger is a spectral, malignant creature that lures children to their doom just like his historical progenitor. During the height of a plague of rats, the mayor of the town of Hamelin was approached by a mysterious … Continue reading CryptTV Horror Monster : Kinderfanger | New 5th Edition Monster

ALTER Horror Monster : The Hidebehind | New 5th Edition Monster

Based on American folklore, the Hidebehind is a creature blamed for the disappearances of loggers and other wayward forest travelers in the remote wilderness. Said to be able to hide behind the narrowest of trees, it would drag back victims to its lair where it would devour them at its leisure. Using this awesome legend … Continue reading ALTER Horror Monster : The Hidebehind | New 5th Edition Monster