Monster of the Week: Triffid (The Day of the Triffids) – 1962 | New 5th Edition Monster

“Brought to Earth by a meteor shower…” A classic science-fiction horror with a slow, almost mystery-like vibe to it, the 1962 monster film The Day of the Triffids spawned multiple remakes and helped cement the term triffid in the British lexicon as a tall, invasive and menacing plant. Based on the novel by the sameContinue reading “Monster of the Week: Triffid (The Day of the Triffids) – 1962 | New 5th Edition Monster”

Monster of the Week: Poltergeist (Mama) – 2013 | New 5th Edition Monster

“Don’t look at her! Executive produced by Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Pan’s Labyrinth) and directed by Andy Muschietti (It – 2019) in his directorial debut, the paranormal Mama (2013) is a fairly prosaic ghost movie about a pair of children raised by a poltergeist.  The film is pretty formulaic in delivering its paranormal plot, withContinue reading “Monster of the Week: Poltergeist (Mama) – 2013 | New 5th Edition Monster”

Monster of the Week: Johnny Bartlett

I’ve been carrying on the good work. Films Synopsis: When his wife dies in a tragic car accident, architect Frank Bannister (Michael J Fox) develops the ability to see ghosts. In the wake of the tragedy and his newfound powers, he takes up a career as an exorcist, aided by a trio of ghostly friends.Continue reading “Monster of the Week: Johnny Bartlett”

Monster of the Week: It Follows

Wherever you are its somewhere, walking, straight for you. All you can do, is pass it on to someone else. A low-budget modern classic that works on multiple levels, the entity from It Follows (2014) is a haunting presence throughout the film, whether completely on-screen or as is more often the case, appearing out-of-focus walkingContinue reading “Monster of the Week: It Follows”

Monster of the Week: Gozer

The Choice is Made! The Traveler has come! Continuing with my all-time favorite horror icon’s for the month of Halloween, this week’s monster is Gozer the Destructor from the classic ’80’s supernatural (horror?) comedy Ghostbusters! *** From the insane mind of Hollywood legend Dan Aykroyd (Nothing But Trouble), 1984’s Ghostbusters was released to critical, commercial andContinue reading “Monster of the Week: Gozer”