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Monster Attack

“Monster Attack” is a podcast dedicated to old “Monster Movies,” the ones we all grew up with and fell in love with. These are the films that opened up a new world of scary creatures, sci-fi wonders and frightening tales of the supernatural. Former radio personality Jim Adams re-visits a time when radioactive dinosaurs threatened Tokyo, werewolves terrorized the population at large and mad scientists conducted hideous experiments in large mansions.

Mar 18, 2019

Jim examines a Japanese cult classic from 1963 - "Matango; a.k.a. Attack of the Mushroom People," starring Kumi Mizuno, Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Koizumi, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kenji Sahara and directed by Ishiro Honda. A group of people on a luxury cruise find themselves stranded on a remote island without food ... except for...


Mar 11, 2019

Madeline Brumby joins Jim in a discussion about 1931's classic tale of Good vs Evil, "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde," adapted from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson and starring Fredrick March, Miriam Hopkins, Ruth Hobart, Holmes Herbert and Edgar Norton. March won the Best actor Oscar for his portrayal of a man of science who...


Mar 4, 2019

Jim travels to 1962 to examine a film that started slow, but developed a huge cult following, Herk Harvey's classic psychological thriller, "Carnival of Souls," starring Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sydney Berger, Art Ellison and Stan Levitt. A young woman survives a horrific car accident and is haunted by the...


Feb 25, 2019

This episode is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Dick Miller, a veteran of more than 180 films who passed away Jan 30th. Dick appeared in this week's film, "The Undead" (1957), directed by Roger Corman and starring Pamela Duncan, Richard Garland, Allison Hayes, Val Dufour, Billy Barty and Richard Devon. An...


Feb 18, 2019

Jim takes a look at a cult film that made quite an impression on his generation with 1958's "The Screaming Skull," starring John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway, Toni Johnson and Alex Nichol (who also directed). Newlyweds return to the home of the husband where his first wife died in a mysterious accident. Is her...