Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 30

Die, Monster, Die! (1965 American International Pictures Film)

Die, Monster, Die! (or Monster of Terror) was directed by Daniel Haller in 1965.  Loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Colour Out of Space”.  It was shot at Shepperton Studios Surrey, England under the title “The House at the End of the World.” A scientist, Stephen Reinhart (played by Nick Adams), travels to his fiancee’s […]

September 29

The Blob (1958 Paramount Film)

The Blob, or The Molten Meteor as it is otherwise known, is a 1958 De Luxe color.  Paramount Pictures released this film as a double feather with “I Married a Monster from Outer Space.”   Directed by Irvin Yeaworth, the film stars legendary actor Steve McQueen in his first leading role as a “teenager” (McQueen was […]

September 28

The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974 Hammer Film)

Two of my favorite movie studios got together in 1974.  Hammer Studios and Shaw Brothers Studio hacked  and kicked each other in the face to create one of the greatest cult movies ever.  The Legend of the 7Golden Vampires.  In North American it was called The Seven Brothers Meet Dracula.  It has a third, lesser […]

September 25

Person of Interest Season 1 (2011 Television Serial Review)

Person of Interest is an excellent TV drama/new world order/science fiction from CBS. I was hooked from episode one and have progressed to season three. A computer genius Howard Finch (Michael Emerson), who seemingly has no past, hires Mr. Reese (Jim Caviezel), a former CIA operative with a tragic past, to help people from behind […]

September 24

We Want Your Work!!!

Cryptic Escape Magazine is always looking for the best in quality science fiction and horror to give to our readers. If you’re a writer who is starving and you need to be published and you feel you have the right stuff then please submit your work to us!  Send your work to What We […]

September 23

The Ride Vincent Vayne

The Ride of Vincent Vayne Ride into Hell as fast as you can!  Then ride out even faster!  Grab your bible, sprinkle the holy water, and lock n’ load!  The pits of the damned have been opened up as a demonic plague and eldritch horrors have unearthed themselves bringing damnation to the Wild West.  Sin, […]

September 22

Age of Adventure

Age of Adventure Before the first age of humanity, there was a lost forgotten age.  The continents of today have yet to be carved out by immense glaciers of the Ice Age.  It’s a time where human life was worth little but glory was priceless!  Kingdom’s were cleaved from flesh and drawn by the sword.  […]

September 21


Pantheon The new era of superheroes is upon us.  An elite group of meta-powered beings is here whether you are ready for them or not.  Mutants, mad scientists, sorcerers, and demi-gods rise to The Pantheon.  A group of the most super-powered individuals the universe has yet to see has arrived.  They intend to declare all-out […]

September 20

Cryptic Escape’s Hallloween Movie Extravaganza! Sept. 28-Nov. 2

Greetings boyz and ghoulz!  Join Cryptic Escape this October for a nightly movie of chills, terror, and horror!  The classics are resurrected from the grave to haunt your waking hours!  Join us from September 28 – November 2 for this longer than a month long event!  We cannot wait to startle you!  We always celebrate […]

September 18

Bunraku (2010 Film) Review

Bunraku, was written and directed by Guy Moshe (of 2006’s Holly). It’s set in a post-nuclear-war world in which guns have been banned.  Banned by who? One of the many unexplained plot holes in the film and are basically left for you to figure out. Most all violence in Bunraku is carried out with mostly melee […]

September 17

Killing Me Darkly

Killing Me Darkly Sometimes justice is a jail cell.  Sometimes justice is a noose.  Other times it’s two bullets to the back of the head.  What happens when you know all of your government’s secrets?  What happens when every elite assassin in the world is hunting the bounty on your head?  All hell breaks loose!  […]

September 16

Bloody Cherry

Bloody Cherry The world ended on October 25, 1962.  The world itself became extinct and barren.  Nuclear weapons ignited and burned the atmosphere away leaving its cities a ruined necropolis.  Humans are no longer top of the food chain.  The nuclear winter wasn’t even the worst of it.  Now factions of humans fight for survival […]

September 15

Star Crashed

Star Crashed Carson Crash has been thrown far into the future and across the universe into another galaxy.  Lost and alone he is forced to befriend aliens, star lords, and demigods in an attempt to return to his own time and place.  Away from his daughter, he has to cope with his wife’s death and […]

September 14

Crossing Jack Cross

Crossing Jack Cross A private dick is thrown into a world of darkness, eldritch horror, and supernatural intrigue as he tries to unravel the mystery of  Noweyr.  Around every corner, antediluvian terror stalks the innocent and brave alike.  Jack Cross, a down on his luck detective who has lost all pride and filled with consuming […]

September 11

Akira (1988 Film) Movie Review

No other movie can be responsible for Western anime fandom than the epic classic Akira.  A 1988 film that should have been dated still feels as crisp and awesomely mind-blowing as the first day it was on the silver screen.   Even though years have gone on, the effects of Akira‘s legacy is still felt […]