1960s

Popobawa – folklore

The Popobawa (or Popo Bawa) is a mythical cryptid originating in Eastern Africa, specifically in and around the Tanzanian area. Popobawa is an alleged evil shape-shifting being which is said by witnesses to take both human and bat-like form, causing… Read More ›

The Couch – USA, 1961

‘An irresistible impulse to kill – an unbearable compulsion to confess’ The Couch is a 1961 [released 1962] American psychological thriller feature film directed by Owen Crump from a screenplay by Robert Bloch and a story by Blake Edwards and Crump. The movie stars Grant Williams, Shirley Knight, and Onslow… Read More ›

The Beast of Yucca Flats – USA, 1961

The Beast of Yucca Flats – also known as Atomic Monster: The Beast of Yucca Flats – is a 1961 American science fiction horror film written, edited and directed by Coleman Francis. It stars Swedish former wrestler Tor Johnson, Douglas Mellor, and Barbara Francis. The film was distributed by… Read More ›

The Green Slime – USA/Japan, 1968

‘Invaders from beyond the stars!’ The Green Slime – ガンマー第3号 宇宙大作戦 – Ganmā Daisan Gō: Uchū Daisakusen – is a 1968 science-fiction horror film produced by MGM in the United States and shot in Japan at the Toei Company studios by director Kinji Fukasaku (Message from Space). The screenplay was by Charles Sinclair, William Finger… Read More ›