Warner Archive Releases #2: Camp Edition

I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) I Married a Monster from Outer Space one of the quintessential 1950s scifi B-movies, a fun and suspenseful story with a lot of potential readings to be had, everything from Communist paranoia to feminism to repressed hetero- and homosexuality. Though it came late in the 1950s scifi…

The Monster and the Ape #6: Professor In Disguise (With Glasses)

The Monster and the Ape #6 A Fiend in Disguise Last week, I tweeted my usual announcement of the recap going live, calling the serial “The Monkey and the Ape,” in reference to my Chapter 4 recap where I complained that, with so little robot combined with so much gorilla, the serial might as well…

Warner Archive Grab Bag #1: Gossett, Garner and More

The White Dawn (1974) In 1971, James Huston published The White Dawn: An Eskimo Saga, the story of three sailors from Massachusetts, lost at sea and rescued by native inhabitants of the Baffin Island area in 1896. In press releases of the day, accompanied by photos of Huston looking startlingly like Stewart Granger, Huston is…

The Monster and the Ape #5: Big Rock Monkey Mountain

The Monster and the Ape #5 Rocks of Doom Sorry for the skipped week, and thank you all for your patience! Today’s chapter is one filler-ific episode. So much filler. All potatoes and no meat, if you will. For those masochists among you who are following along with the OV Guide version, this episode starts…

Regis Toomey for The What A Character! Blogathon

This is the SBBN entry for The What A Character! Blogathon, hosted by Once Upon a Screen, Outspoken & Freckled, and today’s host Paula at Paula’s Cinema Club. There are a ton of terrific articles spanning the three-day ‘thon, so please check them all out! ***   It’s difficult to imagine a more steadfast, hardworking,…