What's Showing on Movie Marvels This Weekend!
Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6
FIRE MONSTERS AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES AKA Colossus of the Stone Age
Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers. He saves the leader of the Sun tribe from a sea monster, then later on when the Moon tribe attacks and kidnaps the Sun tribe's women, they call upon Maxxus for help. IMDb
Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13
Janice Starlin, the owner of a cosmetics firm, sees that her fading beauty is not only causing waves in her personal life but causing some prestige problems for her also-fading business. She becomes an easy mark for a pseudo-scientist, Eric Zinthrop, who claims to have developed a serum from the enzymes of wasps that will turn aging skin to youthful-looking skin. The second-best thing to a time machine. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects. -Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20
KILLERS FROM SPACE
Atomic scientist/pilot Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes on an reconnaissance mission after a nuclear test. Miraculously appearing unhurt at the base later, he is given sodium anethol, but authorities are skeptical of his story that he was captured by aliens determined to conquer the Earth with giant monsters and insects. Martin vows to use existing technology to destroy them. IMDb
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27
CARNIVAL OF SOULS
Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new town as a church organist, only to be dogged by a mysterious phantom figure that seems to reside in an old run-down pavilion. -Excerpt from IMDb.
Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS
A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he's forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him. IMDb
Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11
On an island community off of California, Tom Stewart is preparing to marry the woman he loves. His plans are threatened by his old girlfriend, Vi, who shows up secretly. During a confrontation at the top of the island's lighthouse, the railing breaks and Vi falls. Tom has a chance to save her but doesn't. Tom's relief at Vi's accident soon fades when her vengeful spirit begins showing up wherever he goes. IMDb
Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18
BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)
Walter Paisley, nerdy busboy at a Bohemian café, is jealous of the talent (and popularity) of its various artistic regulars. But after accidentally killing his landlady's cat and covering the body in plaster to hide the evidence, he is acclaimed as a brilliant sculptor - but his new-found friends want to see more of his work. Hmmm, wonder where this is going. IMBb
Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25
BLOOD CREATURE (aka Terror is a Man) 1959
William Fitzgerald finds himself shipwrecked on an island whose native inhabitants have recently fled. His civilized host, the secretive Dr. Charles Girard, explains that they were superstitiously fearful of his scientific work. Now the only people on the island are the castaway, the scientist, his voluptuous wife, his sleazy assistant, his beautiful native servant and her young son. But there may be one more man on the island: it's all a matter of philosophy and semantics. Excerpt courtesy IMDb.
Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT (1949)
Starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming and Cedric Hardwicke
A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws unwelcome attention from her fiancee, Sir Lancelot. Excerpt from IMDb.