Davids Basement of the Bizarre

THE BASEMENT BOOK SHELF: “SF: The Japanese Science Fiction Film Encyclopedia” by J.L. Carrozza

At the time of this writing we are a month into 2021. There has already been two books published on the subject of giant monsters and science fiction; the first … Read More

KAIJU KONNECTION: The Mysterians (1957)

Welcome to another edition of KAIJU KONNECTION. In this entry I will be discussing the 1957 movie THE MYSTERIANS (CHIKYU BOEIGUN in Japanese, translated to Earth Defense Force), that came … Read More

THE BASEMENT BLU-RAY REVIEW: “GODZILLA: THE SHOWA-ERA FILMS, 1954–1975 The Criterion Collection”

I have been a lover of Godzilla movies since the early 1970s, when I could watch them almost weekly on the various UHF stations that were available in my area. … Read More

FILM BOOK OF FEAR: The Thing From Another World! (1951)

If you grew up in the 1950’s then you were a first-hand witness to probably the greatest decade of monster movies ever produced. It was during this ten-year period that … Read More