Handy monster identification chart

22 10 2009

How Godzilla measures up

How Godzilla measures up

We saw this over at io9.com today. A handy guide for identifying scale in your Monsters. Who knew King Kong was so small compared to Godzilla? This poster and many others can be found at the Visual Aid Shop.





“These crabs are so strong they can lift and throw cars..”

16 10 2009

The US has genetically bred giant crabs for use in the construction industry.


Read the rest of this entry »





NASA’s Moon Bomb will unleash giant centipedes

9 10 2009
MONSTROUS CENTIPEDES BENEATH THE LUNAR SURFACE!

MONSTROUS CENTIPEDES BENEATH THE LUNAR SURFACE!

At 12:30BST today NASA will bomb the moon in the search for water beneath the lunar surface. If the movie First Men in the Moon (1964) taught us anything, it will unleash giant centipedes.
Read the rest of this entry »





New Doctor Who animation channels THEM!

1 10 2009

Phil Ford the writer of the new Doctor Who animation ‘Dreamland‘ talking about 50s monster movies and how his characters are definitely not cliches (ahem).





Ray Harryhausen at Forbidden Planet

30 09 2009
Ray Harryhausen's new book

Ray Harryhausen's new book

We’re absolutely over the moon about this. The MAN HIMSELF Ray Harryhausen will be coming to Forbidden Planet in London on the 24th of October. This blog wouldn’t be here without and him so would so many classic moments of cinema.

Read the rest of this entry »





Primeval returns

29 09 2009
One of Primeval's cast members

One of Primeval's cast members

Well knock us sideways with Hannah Spearritt’s panties, ITV has done a deal with Watch (home of Dancing with the Stars and endless Doctor Who repeats) to keep making the previously thought dead Primeval. Good news for monster fans, Primeval languished in the shadow of it’s bigger competition on BBC 1 for some time, but more dinosaurs on telly is definitely a good thing, as is more home-grown genre drama. Well done ITV!