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.

A

  • The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971)
  • A*P*E (1976)
  • Alabama’s Ghost (1973)
  • The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)
  • Another Day, Another Man (1966)
  • At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (1964)
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

B

  • Barracuda (1978)
  • 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)
  • Bikini Traffic School (1998)
  • Blacula (1972)
  • Blood Feast (1963)
  • Blood of Dracula (1974)
  • Blood Rites (2012)
  • Bloodletting (1997)
  • Body Bags (1993)
  • A Boy and His Dog (1983)
  • The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)
  • Breaking In (1989)
  • Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
  • Buffalo Rider (1978)

C

  • Canadian Bacon (1995)
  • 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 Dead Next Door (1989)
  • Dead Ringers (1988)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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)
  • Gamera, the Giant Monster (1965)
  • ‘Gator Bait (1974)
  • 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 Hitch-Hiker (1953)
  • 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)
  • 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 Man on Earth (1964)
  • The Lathe of Heaven (1980)
  • The Long Hair of Death (1964)

M

  • Madhouse (1974)
  • Martin (1978)
  • Matewan (1987)
  • Motorpsycho! (1965)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Private Parts (1972)
  • Psychomania (1973)
  • The Psychotronic Man (1980)
  • Pufnstuf (1970)

Q

  • Q (1982)

R

  • Rabid (1977)
  • The Raven (1963)
  • Robot Monster (1953)
  • Rolling Thunder (1977)

S

  • Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
  • Scum of the Earth! (1963)
  • 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)
  • Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971)

T

  • 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)
  • 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)

V

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

W

  • 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

Y

Z

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