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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.

Nov 30, 2020

Jim and Mark discuss the second adaptation of Gaston Leroux's classic novel, "Phantom of the Opera," starring Claude Rains, Susanna Foster, Nelson Eddy, Edgar Barrier and Jane Farrar. An veteran violinist secretly helps a rising soprano in the Paris Opera House, when things go awry and lead to a series of mysterious...


Nov 23, 2020

James Lechner joins Jim and Mark for a discussion of 1958's classic Japanese Monster Movie, "Varan The Unbelievable," starring Kozo Nomura, Ayumi Sonoda and Koreya Senda. The guys will also talk about the Americanized version starring Myron Healy. Join us for a spirited discussion on this week's episode of "Monster...


Nov 16, 2020

Jim and Mark stray a little off the traditional path to pay tribute to the life and career of Sean Connery in  this special edition, which includes a review of what many consider the definitive James Bond film, 1964's "Goldfinger," starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Fröbe, Harold Sakata, Shirley Eaton, Bernard...


Nov 9, 2020

Jim reflects back on a sci-fi favorite of his from the mid-1960s, "Robinson Crusoe On Mars," starring Paul Mantee, Vic Lundin, Adam West and The Woolly Monkey. Directed Byron Haskin, this modern re-telling of Daniel Defoe's classic tale centers around an astronaut marooned on Mars. It's a struggle for food, water and...


Nov 2, 2020

Jim and Mark examine a 1941 mad scientist tale from Columbia Pictures, "The Devil Commands," starring Boris Karloff. Amanda Duff, Richard Fiske, Anne Revere and Kenneth MacDonald. A scientist (Karloff) tries to communicate with his recently deceased wife by zeroing in on her brain waves using a machine of his design....