Them! (1954)

Nov 29, 14 Them! (1954)

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Them! features those wonderful gi-ants! I seem to watch this film at least once a year. It is a favorite. At a recent Wonderfest at Michael Parks table he had this interesting diorama of Them!. All in all this was a straightforward build with no surprises. Some thought went into the positioning of the legs of the large gi-ant since...

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The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964)

Sep 24, 14 The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964)

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The films of Walt Disney are always a favorite. When the film, The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh, first aired on the TV show, Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color, way back in 1964 I was there in front of the TV thoroughly enjoying the event. The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964) The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964) The...

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The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

Jul 21, 14 The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

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The Amazing Colossal Man is a favorite film of mine and I seem to watch it at least once a year. This diorama by X-O Facto and Tower of London was sculpted by Joe Laudati and captures the final moments of the monster as he grabs the high voltage wires of the electrical tower. Amongst him are a mild countryside with trees, a road,...

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Inspector Clay from “Plan 9 From Outer Space” (1959)

May 29, 14 Inspector Clay from “Plan 9 From Outer Space” (1959)

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This Resin From the Grave piece was made in 1994. The pieces had many offset seams and other mold imperfections that needed to be cleaned up. The leg fit to the body was uneven so a platform of plasticard was cut and inserted into the body to serve as a join for the legs. The legs were filled with plaster for stability. Tor Johnson...

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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

Mar 24, 14 Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

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This creature, designed by Rob Bottin, was featured in the Roger Corman film, Humanoids From the Deep. Another example of good DNA gone bad. The building of the kit was straightforward with minimal seam removal required. This model is edition #20 made by Dimensional Designs. After the figure was painted it was coated with a satin...

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The Giant Behemoth (1959)

Jan 09, 14 The Giant Behemoth (1959)

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The Giant Behemoth from 1959, in a sculpt by Joe Laudati and available via Monsters-in-Motion. The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) The Giant Behemoth (1959) From Wikipedia: Behemoth, the...

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