Friday, July 23, 2010

Update: Demeking on DVD

The enigmatic daikaiju eiga Demekingu (Japan-2009; dir. Kôtarô Terauchi) -- based on the popular manga by Takashi Imashiro -- will be released on DVD in the West (in Japanese with subtitles) on 12th October by Cinema Epoch. The title, you'll notice, has been rendered as Demeking: The Sea Monster -- even though the kaiju comes, in fact, from space.

Click on the image below to get a large view.

Full Trailer:

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

News of the Monster Cruise

It has been announced that Shay Baker and Kayla Gill -- stars of Jim Wynorski's monster comedy, Monster Cruise -- both did well in the 2009 Golden Cob Awards, to be precise Best Rising B Movie Actor for Baker and Best Rising B Movie Actress Runner-up for Gill. The Award ceremony will be held at this year's "B Movie Celebration" in Franklin, Indiana, on September 24. This event will also see the premiere of the Monster Cruise, which is to be the opening film. The world premiere will take place at the Historic Artcraft Theatre in Franklin, Indiana at 7:00 pm. Tickets for the premiere are US$25 and include a wine and cheese reception afterwards.

If you go along maybe you'll meet the main star:

Other films-of-interest screening at the B-Movie Celebration are the Asylum's Megapiranha and The 7 Adventures of Sinbad, as well as Jim Wynorski's other big monster flick Dinocroc vs Supergator, Slime City Massacre, and lots of classics.