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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.

Aug 31, 2020

Jim examines a little known nuclear war drama from 1962, "This Is Not A Test," starring Seamon Glass, Thayer Roberts, Aubrey Martin, Mary Morlas, Michael Greene, Alan Austin, Carloe Kent, Norman Winston,Ron Starr and Don Spruance. A tough-minded Deputy stops several people on a rural country highway in the mountains...


Aug 24, 2020

Jim goes solo this week as he revisits a film that had a pronounced effect on him in his childhood, 1956's "The Werewolf," starring Don Megowan, Joyce Holden, Harry Lauter, Eleanore Tanin, Ken Christy, S. John Launer, George Lynn and Steven Ritch (in the title role). A small NW town is plagued by a series of strange...


Aug 17, 2020

Jim and Mark discuss a Jules Verne classic from 1961 featuring the works of film legends Ray Harryhausen and Bernard Hermann, "Mysterious Island," starring Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Beth Rogan, Dan Jackson and Herbert Lom. Soldiers who escape from a Confederate prison during the last days of the...


Aug 10, 2020

Jim and Mark discuss what many consider the best British Science Fiction film - 1961's "The Day The Earth Caught Fire," starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern, Janet Munro, Arthur Christian and Michael Goodliffe. Several nuclear tests have forced a shift in the Earth's axis, causing the planet to head toward the Sun. A...


Aug 3, 2020

Jim, Mark and Madeline examine a classic Poe-inspired film from 1961 - Roger Corman's "The Pit And The Pendulum," starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, Luana Anders and Anthony Carbone. Written by Richard Matheson, this adaption centers around a man's journey to a strange castle where his sister died....