The grandeur of 1950s giant invertebrate science fiction cinema.

Them! (1954)
Tarantula (1955)
The Black Scorpion (1957)
The Deadly Mantis (1957)
Beginning of the End (1957)
Monster from Green Hell (1957)
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957)
Earth vs the Spider (1958)

The Deadly Mantis (Universal International, 1957). Science Fiction.
Starring Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph, Pat Conway, Florenz Ames, Paul Smith, Phil Harvey, Floyd Simmons, Paul Campbell, Helen Jay, Keith Aldrich, William A. Forester, and Paul Frees. Directed by Nathan Juran. 

Artwork by Ken Sawyer 



THURSDAY July 9th-

Them! (1954) 1:00 P.M.

The Deadly Mantis (1957) 3:00 P.M.

Gamera vs. Jiger (1970) 7:00 P.M.

Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995) 9:00 P.M.

FRIDAY July 10th -

Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989) 9:00 P.M.

SATURDAY July 11th

Godzilla X MechaGodzilla (2002) 9:00 P.M.

I’m generally pleased with these as I haven’t seen vs. Biollante or X MechaGodzilla in theaters. I kind of feel like the first two slots on Thursday are a bit wasted. They should have just given those to Gamera…since THIS IS THE YEAR OF TURTLE LORD.