This one man made 134 of the weirdest movies ever

Fred Olen Ray was already a legendary director of B movies and exploitation films back in the early 1980s. But amazingly, he's just gotten more prolific with time. His IMDB page lists 134 films with titles like Bikini Girls from the Lost Planet, Super Ninja Bikini Babes, Invisible Mom II, Droid Gunner and Wizards of… » 3/11/14 12:45pm 3/11/14 12:45pm

When a man gets stuck in a monster costume, the whole village teams up…

Short film The Elaborate End of Robert Ebb puts a hilarious spin on the "human turns into a monster" trope. Security guard Robert decides to play a prank on his coworker with a squidy monster suit. But when he can't get the slimy thing off, the townspeople think there's a monster on the loose, and they're not shy… » 4/06/13 7:30am 4/06/13 7:30am

Incredibly Strange and Ridiculously Cheap: Albert Pyun's 30-Year Career…

Albert Pyun is a legend among low-budget movie-makers. He's probably directed more movies about cyborgs than anyone else. He's been making post-apocalyptic movies since the Mad Max era, and he's still at it. He's worked with Rutger Hauer, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Christopher Lambert and Ice-T, among many others. Chances… » 12/06/12 1:55pm 12/06/12 1:55pm

Mobile Spy Cams Frame You for Murders They Commit

Government spy cameras are a common feature in science fiction, suggesting a future where citizens are under near-constant surveillance. But in the upcoming film Eyeborgs, cameras cease to be a mere symbol of government oppression and step into the limelight as full-fledged villains. In a pair of new trailers, the… » 11/29/08 8:00am 11/29/08 8:00am

Giant, Super-Intelligent Bears Beyond the Dimension Door

OK, so it's like fifty years in the future and the planet is dying of pollution or war or something. And a corporate mogul guy invents teleportation technology that allows him to terraform a remote planet with some kind of mega-oxygen-producing plant. In indie B-movie Savage Planet » 9/12/08 12:49am 9/12/08 12:49am, though, you can ignore the cool…

Cloverfield Spawns a Crop of Indie Monster Flicks

Though Cloverfield is definitely one of the great giant monster movies of recent years, it's best feature was also its worst feature: the reality-TV feel to the acting and camera work. I'm a fan of the jiggy-cam stuff, but I was one of many who had no sympathy at all for the entitled yuppie main characters who… » 3/11/08 3:47pm 3/11/08 3:47pm