CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON

Poffy The Cucumber

Monsters as men and chicks as objects. Not much depth in this Lagoon… Scientists discover a prehistoric “gill-man” in the Amazon. And kill it. A linear, basic monster thriller, CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, opens “scientifically” by narrating the cooling of the Earth and alluding to evolution to set up the premise that there may be unknown species skulking deep … Read More

THE VALLEY OF GWANGI

Poffy The Cucumber

That Old Black Magic Called – Dynamation. Sunday afternoon, 12 years old, television in brightly sunlit family room, ice cream with a big spoon – any wonder that this film is a cult classic, when these are the types of memories it conjures? In the old Mexican west, cowboys discover living dinosaurs in a lost valley and bring an allosaur … Read More