In this episode, we continue on your exploration of the Gill-man and take an in-depth look at the classic horror SF movie The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) directed by the great Jack Arnold. Plus we also take a peek at the Gill-man in print and unearth various plots for remakes.
Mr Jim Moon delves through the cinema archives of the Great Library of the Dreams to unearth the history of everyone's favourite two for one - the horror double bill! A three part podcast series exploring the history of the double feature, late night monster movies, horror hosts, and of course the legendary BBC2 horror double bills!
In the second part of our investigations of horror double bills, Mr Jim Moon details the second wave of the Universal Monsters, the chillers from RKO conjured up by Val Lewton, charts the building of the Hammer house of horrors, takes a spin through the history of the drive-in, and examines the double trouble that was AIP and Roger Corman!
In the third and final part of our series of double features in horror, Mr Jim Moon examines the history of the late night horror double bill on TV, discussing the likes of Shock Theater, horror hosts, Creature Features and the legendary BBC 2 horror double bills
In this episode, Mr Jim Moon invites you all to take a leisurely boat trip down the Amazon river to the Black Lagoon. Here we'll learn of the origin and history of its famous resident monster the Gill-man, and all about the making of the classic movie The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954).
In celebration of Guillermo del Toro's new opus The Shape of Water, Mr Jim Moon sets sail on a new new podcast series and submerges the Great Library of Dreams Bathysphere into the deeps to discover all manner of aquatic horrors. In this first episode, we explore the Gill-man's ancestry in mythology, legend and folklore, encountering kappas, nixes, nymphs, tritons and of course various mermaids and merfolk.
In this bonus mini-episode, we take a look at the new six part dark drama series Requiem. In a spoiler-free review, Mr Jim Moon examines what this new co-production from the BBC and Netflix has to offer!