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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

Of all the flicks we’ve watched during ‘50s Parody Week, The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is the one that feels the most like an actual bad ‘50s sci-fi/monster movie. It does everything right (or wrong): the look, the feel, the dialogue, the acting. It’s all so exceedingly terrible. And that’s exactly why it’s so wonderful. [...]

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Invasion! (aka Top of the Food Chain)

Our next entry in ‘50s Parody Week is a somewhat odd film, but that is a large part of its charm. Invasion! (originally titled Top of the Food Chain) is a movie created by a bunch of Canadians (directed by cult filmmaker John Paizs and written by Phil Bedard and Larry Lalonde, TV writers best [...]

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Event Time—‘50s Parody Week

Making a parody of a ‘50s monster/sci-fi movie is a tricky proposition. It’s been done so often that it’s pretty much a genre in itself—making any such film a genre movie about a genre. Yow! Why would anyone take that on? There can be only one reason: true love. Yes, these ‘50s monster/sci-fi movies have [...]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Here we are again. Halloween is just around the corner. This is the time of year we horror writers look forward to. I mean, this is THE holiday. And it’s on a Saturday this year. We’ve been waiting for that to happen for, well, years and years. By the time it happens again, I’ll be [...]

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