Short Takes

With my long discussions of films taking forever to research and write, I thought the site could use the equivalent of The Psychotronic Encyclopedia of Film — one paragraph overviews of films. Eventually, I will put this in a database. For now, this will do.

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  • 12 Monkeys (1995)
  • The 13th Floor (1988)

A

  • The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971)
  • The Addams Family (1991)
  • A*P*E (1976)
  • Alabama’s Ghost (1973)
  • The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)
  • Another Day, Another Man (1966)
  • Army of Frankensteins (2014)
  • At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (1964)
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
  • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)
  • Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

B

  • Barracuda (1978)
  • Basket Case (1982)
  • The Bat (1959)
  • Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
  • Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
  • Better Watch Out (2016)
  • Bikini Traffic School (1998)
  • Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1987)
  • The Black Cat (1934)
  • Blacula (1972)
  • Blood Feast (1963)
  • Blood of Dracula (1974)
  • Blood Rites (2012)
  • Bloodletting (1997)
  • Bloody Mallory (2002)
  • Body Bags (1993)
  • A Boy and His Dog (1983)
  • The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)
  • Breaking In (1989)
  • Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
  • Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
  • Buffalo Rider (1978)

C

  • Canadian Bacon (1995)
  • Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
  • Castle of Blood (1964)
  • Cat People (1942)
  • Chained for Life (1952)
  • Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
  • The Choppers (1961)
  • Christmas Evil (1980)
  • Color Me Blood Red (1965)
  • The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
  • Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
  • Crazy Mama (1975)
  • Cruise Into Terror (1978)

D

  • Dark Star (1974)
  • The Darkness (2016)
  • Dead Alive (1992)
  • The Dead Next Door (1989)
  • Dead Ringers (1988)
  • Dead Snow (2009)
  • Dead Snow: Red vs Dead (2014)
  • Deranged (1974)
  • Devil Doll (1964)
  • The Devil Rides Out (1968)
  • The Devil’s Widow (1970)
  • Diary of a Madman (1963)
  • Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974)
  • Dolls (1987)
  • Don’t Go in the Woods (1981)
  • Don’t Look in the Basement (1988)
  • Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
  • Dr Goldfoot & the Girl Bombs (1966)
  • Dr Phibes Rises Again (1972)

E

  • The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
  • Effects (1980)
  • El Topo (1970)
  • Enter the Devil (1972)
  • Escape From the Planet of the Apes (1971)
  • Event Horizon (1997)

F

  • Fantasy Mission Force (1983)
  • Fast Company (1975)
  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
  • Fiend (1980)
  • Five (1951)
  • The Fly (1958)
  • The Fly (1986)
  • For Y’ur Height Only (1981)
  • Frankenhooker (1990)
  • Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)

G

  • Galaxy of the Dinosaur (1992)
  • Galaxy Quest (1999)
  • Gamera, the Giant Monster (1965)
  • ‘Gator Bait (1974)
  • Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959)
  • The Giant Gila Monster (1959)
  • The Gig (1985)
  • The Girl, the Body, and the Pill (1967)
  • Glen or Glenda (1953)
  • Godmonster of Indian Flats (1974)
  • Grave of the Vampire (1974)
  • Guru, the Mad Monk (1970)

H

  • The Headless Eyes (1971)
  • Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
  • The Hidden (1987)
  • The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
  • Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
  • Horror High (1974)
  • Horrors of Spider Island (1965)
  • Horror of Dracula (1958)
  • House (1977)
  • House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  • Humanoids From Atlantis (1992)

I

  • I, Monster (1971)
  • I Am Omega (2007)
  • I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
  • In the Mouth of Madness (1995)
  • The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
  • Insidious (2010)
  • Invaders From Mars (1953)
  • Invaders from Mars (1986)
  • Invaders From Space (1965)
  • Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
  • Ishtar (1987)
  • It’s a Bikini World (1967)
  • It’s Alive (1969)

J

  • Jail Bait (1954)
  • La Jetée (1962)

K

  • The Killer (1989)
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
  • King Kung Fu (1976)

L

  • The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu (2009)
  • The Last Man on Earth (1964)
  • The Lathe of Heaven (1980)
  • The Long Hair of Death (1964)

M

  • Madhouse (1974)
  • Martin (1978)
  • Mars Attacks! (1996)
  • Matewan (1987)
  • Motorpsycho! (1965)
  • My Dead Girlfriend (2006)
  • My Name Is Bruce (2007)

N

  • The Naked Kiss (1964)
  • The Neanderthal Man (1953)
  • The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)
  • The Night of a Thousand Cats (1974)
  • Night of the Comet (1984)
  • Night of the Day of the Dawn of the Son of the Bride of the Return of the Revenge of the Terror of the Attack of the Evil, Mutant, Alien, Flesh Eating, Hellbound, Zombified Living Dead Part 2 (1991)
  • Night of the Ghouls (1959)
  • The Night Strangler (1973)
  • A Night to Dismember (1983)

O

  • The Omega Man (1971)
  • One Spy Too Many (1966)
  • Open House (1987)
  • Our Man in Jamaica (1965)
  • The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

P

  • Payday (1972)
  • Phase IV (1974)
  • The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
  • Planet of the Apes (1968)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Poltergeist (2015)
  • Prehistoric Women (1950)
  • Private Parts (1972)
  • Psychomania (1973)
  • The Psychotronic Man (1980)
  • Pufnstuf (1970)
  • Puppet Master (1989)
  • Puppet Master 4 (1993)

Q

  • Q (1982)

R

  • Rabid (1977)
  • The Raven (1963)
  • Retro Puppet Master (1999)
  • Robot Monster (1953)
  • Rolling Thunder (1977)

S

  • Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
  • Scum of the Earth! (1963)
  • Seven (1995)
  • Sherman’s March (1985)
  • Shivers (1975)
  • Shock Corridor (1963)
  • Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
  • Son of Kong (1933)
  • Spawn of the Slithis (1978)
  • Spider Baby (1967)
  • Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
  • The Steel Helmet (1951)
  • Stereo (1969)
  • Supervolcano (2005)
  • Suspiria (1977)
  • Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971)

T

  • A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
  • A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
  • Threads (1984)
  • Theatre of Blood (1973)
  • Time Walker (1982)
  • The Tingler (1959)
  • They Live (1988)
  • They Might Be Giants (1971)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • The Thing from Another World (1951)
  • This Island Earth (1955)
  • Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
  • Trick or Treats (1982)
  • Trilogy of Terror (1975)
  • Tucker & Dale vs Evil (2010)
  • Tune in Tomorrow (1990)
  • Turbo Kid (2015)
  • Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)

U

  • The UFO Incident (1975)
  • Under the Skin (2013)

V

  • The Velvet Vampire (1971)
  • Videodrome (1983)
  • The Video Dead (1987)
  • Visit to a Small Planet (1960)
  • Voodoo Island (1957)

W

  • War, Inc (2008)
  • Wavelength (1983)
  • The Werewolf of Washington (1973)
  • Werewolves on Wheels (1971)
  • White Dog (1982)
  • Willard (1971)
  • Witchfinder General (1968)
  • Witchouse (1999)
  • Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
  • Witchouse 3: Demon Fire (2001)
  • Without a Clue (1988)

X

  • The X from Outer Space (1967)

Y

  • Yellowbeard (1983)
  • The Yesterday Machine (1963)

Z

  • Zontar: The Thing From Venus (1966)
  • Zotz! (1962)
  • Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)

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