B-Movies And Awful Films

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Santo films can be really imaginative. There's one in color "Santo en El tesoro de Drácula" with a time machine tv set where they can watch the past unfolding and it shows a porno version of Dracula--but the production values for that Dracula part of the story are very high end for the late 60s.
Some Mexican films are very memorable like CURSE OF THE DOLL PEOPLE, DOCTOR OF DOOM, HELLISH SPIDERS and THE BRAINIAC (and they often have a wrestling interlude). The dubbing by K Gordon Murrey adds to the enjoyment.
Another one is a weird western RIDER OF THE SKULLS.
I think Ive seen one those the films.

have you ever seen The Robot vs the Aztec Mummy 1959 ? It got the Mystery Science 3000 treatment and deservedly so. This film so unbelievably bad that its actually entertaining . :D
 

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I think Ive seen one those the films.

have you ever seen The Robot vs the Aztec Mummy 1959 ? It got the Mystery Science 3000 treatment and deservedly so. This film so unbelievably bad that its actually entertaining . :D
No but I added it to my watch list.
 

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No but I added it to my watch list.
Another one to ad to your list Atomic Submarine 1959 . It set in the year 1968 in a world dependent upon a fleet of Atomic submarines . Then a flying saucer whose sole occupant is a giant spider tentacles Eyeball Alien shows up and starts causeing trouble for Earth mighty subs. :cool:
 

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The First Man Into Space 1959. An astronaut flying an experimental high altitude plane briefly goes into space and crashes and survives but, not before getting covered with a mysterious substance which turn him into blood drinking monster. It's pretty decent B movie.:cool:
 

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The Screaming Skull 1958 Made by American International , To say that the film is abysmal would be putting it mildly. This film was featured on Mystery Science 3000 and, it wasn't even worthy of that honor.
 
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I love "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" uncensored version has "Igor" smearing his "pulled out arm" socket against the wall.
Great B movie.
 

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I love "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" uncensored version has "Igor" smearing his "pulled out arm" socket against the wall.
Great B movie.
Ive seen that version. Pretty nasty scene even by todays standards.
 

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The Curse of the Faceless Man 1958 Its the story of a Roman slave/Gladiaror who in 79 ad got petrIfied I the eruption of MT Vesuvius in 79 . In modern times , he get dug up nd come to life in each of a lost love and to wreak havoc. This is actually a very good and underrated B film. :cool:(y)
 

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The Curse of the Faceless Man 1958 Its the story of a Roman slave/Gladiaror who in 79 ad got petrIfied I the eruption of MT Vesuvius in 79 . In modern times , he get dug up nd come to life in each of a lost love and to wreak havoc. This is actually a very good and underrated B film. :cool:(y)
This sounds a bit like the plot to The Mummy from 1932 with Karloff as Imhotep searching for his lost love..
 

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The 4D Man 1959 Staring Robert Lansing , Lee Meriwether and James Congdon About a scientist who via experimentation acquires the ability to phase through solid objects . Unfortunately, it cause him to age rapidly and prematurely because the process drains life-force energy . However also has the power to steal life face energy from those he touches with this power. This is film is quite good. :cool:(y)
 

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Yeah I watched that a little while ago.
I watched FROGS! which I really like despite the fact the frogs or toads don't really do much of anything.
"Today the pond, tomorrow the world."
 

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Yeah I watched that a little while ago.
I watched FROGS! which I really like despite the fact the frogs or toads don't really do much of anything.
"Today the pond, tomorrow the world."
Frogs belongs under the heading of "what were they thinking ?' I would argue that this film would have been better served had it been played as a comedy /spoof /parody movie. But, it seems to have achieved all three of those goals quite unintentionally.:D

A very good friend of mine who also saw this absurd film , raised a very interesting point about it . if your attacked frogs , what's the worst thing they can do ? Gum you to death? :D

I felt sorry for Ray Milland and the other actors who signed up for this cinema cow patty .
 
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Frogs belongs under the heading of "what were they thinking ?' I would argue that this film would have been better served had it been played as a comedy /spoof /parody movie. But, it seems to have achieved all three of those goals quite unintentionally.:D

A very good friend of mine who also saw this absurd film , raised a very interesting point about it . if your attacked frogs , what's the worst thing they can do ? Gum you to death? :D

I felt sorry for Ray Milland and the other actors who signed up for this cinema cow patty .
The frogs or toads are like generals--the other creatures do the killing.
I like how they recycle the same toad footage over and over--but also the script's ecological focus--fairly unique for the time. Even the stuff with Adam Roarke and his wife.
Today, they wouldn't even be capable of trying to be dramatic with it. They would be stupid and call it a day.
The sequence where they find the luggage of the servants scattered is rather spooky.

After the Thing with Two Heads there is no way for Milland to sink any lower. This is practically Ahab in a wheelchair next to his part in Two Heads!


"What about living in harmony with Nature?"

"You call that racket harmonious?"

"You make us sound like the ugly rich."

"We ARE the ugly rich."
 

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The frogs or toads are like generals--the other creatures do the killing.
I like how they recycle the same toad footage over and over--but also the script's ecological focus--fairly unique for the time. Even the stuff with Adam Roarke and his wife.
Today, they wouldn't even be capable of trying to be dramatic with it. They would be stupid and call it a day.
The sequence where they find the luggage of the servants scattered is rather spooky.

After the Thing with Two Heads there is no way for Milland to sink any lower. This is practically Ahab in a wheelchair next to his part in Two Heads!


"What about living in harmony with Nature?"

"You call that racket harmonious?"

"You make us sound like the ugly rich."

"We ARE the ugly rich."
Ray Milland in his day was a great actor but toward the end he, was accepting any role he could get on tv and in movies.

One of my favorite films with him is X The Man With X Ray Eyes 1963 .
 

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Ray Milland in his day was a great actor but toward the end he, was accepting any role he could get on tv and in movies.

One of my favorite films with him is X The Man With X Ray Eyes 1963 .
Have you seen the tv movies Black Noon or the Dead Don't Die?
He sure turned up in a lot.
 

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Tobor the Great 1954 Tobor is Robot spelled backwards . Yes , it's about a robot.:D
 

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Red Planet Mars 1952 with Peter Graves Ive seen this film numerous times and it never gets old. This is a wonderful little science fiction film with alot of heart in it.:cool:
 
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