Classic Cinema


Science Fiction and Horror

Attack of the 50ft Woman

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

Directed by: Nathan H. Juran

Starring: Alison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers

A low-budget cult camp classic.


The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids (1962)

Directed by: Steve Sekely

Starring: Howard Keel, Kieron Moore, Janatte Scott, Nicole Maurey, Mervyn Johns

A not-particularly-faithful adaptation of John Wyndham's classic novel.


Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Robby the Robot

One of the great science fiction films of the 1950s, and the first appearance of science fiction icon Robby the Robot.


King Kong

King Kong (1933)

Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, Robert Armstrong

The original classic stop-motion masterpiece. Who needs CGI anyway?


The Mummy

The Mummy (1932)

Directed by: Karl Freund

Starring: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Edward van Sloan

Boris Karloff, best known for his role as Frankenstein's Monster, takes on the guise of the ancient Egyptian priest Imhotep returned from the dead to seek his lost love.


Plan 8 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

Directed by: Ed Wood

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Mona McKinnon, Tom Keene, Tor Johnson, Dudley Manlove, Joanna Lee, John Breckinridge, Vampira, Bela Lugosi

Not much science and plenty of fiction. Considered by some to be the worst film ever made, it's so bad it's good!



Tarantula (1955)

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll

What's scarier than a 50 foot woman? A 100 foot spider! Not one for arachnophobes.