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May 02

The Warlords of Mars – “Through the Carrion Caves” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THROUGH THE CARRION CAVES Straight toward the north, day and night, our destination compass led us after the fleeing flier upon which it had remained set since I first attuned it after leaving the thern fortress. Early in the second night we noticed the air becoming perceptibly colder, and from the distance we had come […]

May 02

X Minus One – “First Contact”

A classic story of the first encounter with an alien race and the mutual distrust that would involve—neither ship wishes to be the first to depart for fear of giving away clues of their origin to a potential adversary. X Minus One – “First Contact” – October 6th, 1955

May 01

Frankenstein (1931 Universal Studios Film)

A true riveting classic in the truest sense in horror movies.  Universal Studios floating on the success of Dracula continued the fright fest with their rendition of Frankenstein in 1931.  Directed by James Whale and adapted from the Mary Shelley play about a mad-scientist who exhumes corpses to build a new man.  However, there was […]

May 01

The Warlord of Mars – “New Allies” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

NEW ALLIES Surrounded by guardsmen I marched back along the corridors of the palace of Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol, to the great audience chamber in the center of the massive structure. As I entered the brilliantly lighted apartment, filled with the nobles of Kaol and the officers of the visiting jeddak, all eyes were […]

April 30

Secret Sunday (2010 Full Film)

Three guys in an art gallery are attacked by a strange creature and murdered to hook you in.  Cut to Poon, an attractive young woman ends up seeing mysterious figures throughout her story.  She meets a monk, Sujitto, and her friend Nat where they embark on a journey to a temple where they experience frightening […]

April 30

The Warlord of Mars – “A Hero in Kaol” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A HERO IN KAOL It was daylight when I was awakened by the sound of stealthy movement near by. As I opened my eyes Woola, too, moved and, coming up to his haunches, stared through the intervening brush toward the road, each hair upon his neck stiffly erect. At first I could see nothing, but […]

April 30

The Adventures of Superman – “Dr. Dahlgrens Atomic Beam Machine”

“The Yellow Mask” steals Professor Dahlgren’s atomic beam machine that can utterly destroy anything at the atomic level and Superman must do something about it before “The Yellow Mask” takes over the world.  Also, this is Lois Lane’s first official meeting with Clark Kent. The Adventures of Superman – “Dr. Dahlgrens Atomic Beam Machine” – February […]

April 28

Witch Hunter Robin E6 – “Raindrops”

“Raindrops” Robin’s Vespa runs out of gas in the middle of nowhere, but she’s soon rescued from an approaching thunderstorm by Eiko Yano, who offers her a lift back into town. But when her benefactor is found dead the very next day, Robin finds herself mixed up in a case where the size of one’s foe is […]

April 28

YU YU HAKUSHO S1E56 – “Three Monsters”

“Three Monsters” Koenma reveals to Yusuke that he is a spirit detective, and must use his own unique abilities to battle demons and other threats to the Living World. Koenma additionally gives Yusuke a mission to recover three artifacts stolen by master thieves of the Spirit World. Yusuke first encounters Gouki, the first thief who […]

April 28

Record of Lodoss War E6 – “The Sword of the Dark Emperor”

“The Sword of the Dark Emperor” The Marmo forces attack Valis leaving nothing behind but scorched earth in a ploy to draw Fahn out to Beld. Having learnt Karla’s intentions from Wort, the group races back to Valis. Upon meeting some badly injured villagers, Parn, Deedlit and Woodchuck leave to inform King Fahn of what […]

April 28

Legend of the Galactic Heroes S1E6 – “The Knights of the Rose”

“The Knights of the Rose” Yang decides to take Iserlohn by a ruse. The Rosen Ritter (Knights of the rose), a ground combat unit made of Imperial exiles, will pose as an imperial crew and infiltrate the fortress. Yang’s staff is introduced: Murai, Patrichev, Fischer (a master of fleet maneuvers) and Frederica Greenhill, daughter of […]

April 27

Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (Full Movie)

“When the notorious Diaper Mafia take hostage the Tromaville School for the Very Special, only the Toxic Avenger and his morbidly obese sidekick Lardass can save Tromaville. However, an explosion results in some unforeseeable consequences where it creates a dimensional tear between Tromaville and its dimensional mirror image Amortville. While the Toxic Avenger (Toxie) is […]

April 27

The Warlord of Mars – “On the Kaolian Road” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

ON THE KAOLIAN ROAD If there be a fate that is sometimes cruel to me, there surely is a kind and merciful Providence which watches over me. As I toppled from the tower into the horrid abyss below I counted myself already dead; and Thurid must have done likewise, for he evidently did not even […]

April 25

Alligator (1980 Full Movie)

We’ve been there at one point in our lives or another.  Your little child wants a pet and being an awesome parent you decide to buy her a baby alligator while on a Florida vacation.  So when you return to Chicago and let her name the alligator Ramón.  However, being a little bitch your significant […]

April 25

The Warlord of Mars – “The Temple of the Sun” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THE TEMPLE OF THE SUN There was nothing for it now other than to fight; nor did I have any advantage as I sprang, sword in hand, into the corridor before the two therns, for my untimely sneeze had warned them of my presence and they were ready for me. There were no words, for […]

April 25

Buck Rogers – “Dr. Huer Searches for Impentrite”

The Plots in the title folks.  🙂 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century – “Dr. Huer Searches fro Impentrite” – April 17th, 1939

April 24

The Beast in the Cellar (1970 Full Film)

At a military base soldiers are found murdered, all vicious and brutal attacks.  The authorities believe the attacks to come from a wildcat but Joyce and Ellie think it’s something far more sinister.  They think it’s their brother Steven who had been locked up in their basement for over three decades.   The Beast in the Cellar […]

April 24

The Warlord of Mars – “Under the Mountains” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

UNDER THE MOUNTAINS As we advanced up the river which winds beneath the Golden Cliffs out of the bowels of the Mountains of Otz to mingle its dark waters with the grim and mysterious Iss the faint glow which had appeared before us grew gradually into an all-enveloping radiance. The river widened until it presented […]

April 24

X Minus One – “And the Moon Be Still as Bright”

An expedition to Mars finds all the Martians dead due to chickenpox brought to them by previous Earthmen expeditions. All the men except for one set about destroying Martian artifacts. X Minus One – “And the Moon Be Still as Bright” – September 22nd, 1955

April 21

Witch Hunter Robin E5 – “Smells Like the Wandering Spirit”

“Smells Like the Wandering Spirit” The STN-J has to look for a witch who has mysteriously disappeared. Investigating the places where the homeless of the city congregate, they hope to find a clue as to the location of their target. But when a regular human vagrant is driven mad by fear, they soon find themselves […]

April 21

Yu Yu Hakusho S1E5 – “Yusuke’s Back”

“Yusuke’s Back” Yusuke is told by Koenma that, in order to complete his resurrection, he must get someone who cares about him to kiss his body within one day, this being the conduit of his soul back into his body. As he was unable to convince Kuwabara and Atsuko, he manages to get Keiko to do so […]

April 21

Record of Lodoss War E5 – “The Desert King”

“The Desert King” King Kashue, the mercenary king of Flaim, makes his way towards Valis to meet King Fahn. On his way, he briefly meets Prince Jester of Moss and later Karla introduces herself to him. The group are given an audience with King Fahn and they celebrate their rescue of Princess Fannia. King Kashue […]

April 21

Legend of the Galactic Heroes S1E5 – “The Kastrop Rebellion”

“The Kastrop Rebellion” A new admiralty is created for Reinhard. He chooses commoners and lesser nobles to command his fleets: August Samuel Wahlen, Cornelius Lutz, Karl Gustav Kempf, Fritz Josef Bittenfeld, Ernest Mecklinger, Wolfgang Mittermeyer and Oskar von Reuenthal. Meanwhile, Maximilian von Kastrop has rebelled against the Empire. He thinks he is safe because of […]

April 20

Black Sunday (1960 Full Film)

Moldavia, 1630.  A beautiful witch, Asa Vajda and her lover, Javuto, are both sentenced to death for the crime of witchcraft.  Moments before she is burned at the stake, Asa curses her brother, the one who condemned her to death, and his descendants will pay the price for her death.  They then place a mask […]

April 20

The Warlord of Mars – “On the River Iss” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

ON THE RIVER ISS In the shadows of the forest that flanks the crimson plain by the side of the Lost Sea of Korus in the Valley Dor, beneath the hurtling moons of Mars, speeding their meteoric way close above the bosom of the dying planet, I crept stealthily along the trail of a shadowy […]

April 20

Inner Sanctum Mystery – “The Colorblind Formula”

“The Coast of Maine Express is already an hour out of Boston. It’s noon on a windy November day as the New England landscape flashes past. On the train are crowds of servicemen, mothers and babies, salesmen, and a man who has been acquitted of murder because the police couldn’t find the body. The man […]

April 19

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 22: Victory and Defeat” by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Final Chapter)

CHAPTER XXII VICTORY AND DEFEAT “John Carter, John Carter,” she sobbed, with her dear head upon my shoulder; “even now I can scarce believe the witness of my own eyes. When the girl, Thuvia, told me that you had returned to Barsoom, I listened, but I could not understand, for it seemed that such happiness […]

April 19

The Adventures of Superman – “Menace to the Silver Clipper”

Superman saves “The Silver Clipper” in a storm of bullets!  This is the end of the Wolf saga. The Adventures of Superman – “Menace to the Silver Clipper” – February 23rd, 1940

April 18

Chamber of Horrors (1940 Monogram Pictures Full Film)

An extremely wealthy lord dies but his vast wealth is hidden behind a tomb with seven locks that requires seven different keys to unlock.  He heirs to his estate must undergo a series of strange circumstances.  One being torture, theft, and finding out that only one of the keys opens the tomb while the other six […]

April 18

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 21: Through Flood and Flame” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXI THROUGH FLOOD AND FLAME Yersted’s information convinced me that there was no time to be lost. I must reach the Temple of Issus secretly before the forces under Tars Tarkas assaulted at dawn. Once within its hated walls I was positive that I could overcome the guards of Issus and bear away my […]