Monster of the Day Archive

  • Two days ago Imgur was being weird, then yesterday I got up late after a late, very cold game at Wrigley Field. So here’s the last of the T(ween)-Fest monsters. Have I really not showcased this guy before? Meh, if […]

    Monster of the Day #1344

    Two days ago Imgur was being weird, then yesterday I got up late after a late, very cold game at Wrigley Field. So here’s the last of the T(ween)-Fest monsters. Have I really not showcased this guy before? Meh, if […]

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  • Finally MKA was done, and we moved onto one of the Fest’s two movies that inspired Sandy’s love of fantastic cinema as a kid. Sandy clearly loves oddball mummy movies (Curse of the Faceless Man is another such flick), and […]

    Monster of the Day #1343

    Finally MKA was done, and we moved onto one of the Fest’s two movies that inspired Sandy’s love of fantastic cinema as a kid. Sandy clearly loves oddball mummy movies (Curse of the Faceless Man is another such flick), and […]

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  • In one of the great WTF moments I can remember, the hero suddenly turns into a HORRIBLE CGI dragon at the end of the picture. Then the villain turns into a Hydra. They ‘fight.’ This has no effect on things, […]

    Monster of the Day #1342

    In one of the great WTF moments I can remember, the hero suddenly turns into a HORRIBLE CGI dragon at the end of the picture. Then the villain turns into a Hydra. They ‘fight.’ This has no effect on things, […]

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  • I couldn’t find a full still of this guy, quickly dubbed the Centard by the audience at T(ween)-Fest. He’s a centaur with a scorpion tail, I guess. Most of the time CGI is used to do his lower body and […]

    Monster of the Day #1341

    I couldn’t find a full still of this guy, quickly dubbed the Centard by the audience at T(ween)-Fest. He’s a centaur with a scorpion tail, I guess. Most of the time CGI is used to do his lower body and […]

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  • Here’s the traditional death of the underling who failed the overlord character. I must emphasize once again that the CGI monsters actually look *much* worse in the movie itself because they are actually moving…kinda. Related PostsMonster of the Day #1259 […]

    Monster of the Day #1340

    Here’s the traditional death of the underling who failed the overlord character. I must emphasize once again that the CGI monsters actually look *much* worse in the movie itself because they are actually moving…kinda. Related PostsMonster of the Day #1254 […]

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  • So T(ween)-Fest ’15 is in the books as of a week ago. Sadly a lot of the regulars were not able to attend, hopefully fall goes better in that regard. Otherwise it was a good time. Last fall we opened […]

    Monster of the Day #1338

    So T(ween)-Fest ’15 is in the books as of a week ago. Sadly a lot of the regulars were not able to attend, hopefully fall goes better in that regard. Otherwise it was a good time. Last fall we opened […]

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  • Off to Houston; see some of you in Dallas this weekend. Ta! Consider this an open thread. Always liked this issue. The Abomination turns out to actually be afraid of the Hulk, which makes sense as he’s utterly whipped his […]

    Monster of the Day #1337

    Off to Houston; see some of you in Dallas this weekend. Ta! Consider this an open thread. Always liked this issue. The Abomination turns out to actually be afraid of the Hulk, which makes sense as he’s utterly whipped his […]

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  • Not the best shot of this perennial favorite, but extra points for Ghost Rider. One of the better of the few guest appearances by the Champions, although at one point GR worries about drowning, which, no. The issues also featured […]

    Monster of the Day #1336

    Not the best shot of this perennial favorite, but extra points for Ghost Rider. One of the better of the few guest appearances by the Champions, although at one point GR worries about drowning, which, no. The issues also featured […]

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  • These guys worked for Thanos, so it’s at least possible we’ll see them in a movie soon. Related PostsMonster of the Day #1199 (Aug 31, 2015) Monster of the Day #1198 (Aug 28, 2015) Monster of the Day #1197 (Aug […]

    Monster of the Day #1335

    These guys worked for Thanos, so it’s at least possible we’ll see them in a movie soon. Related PostsMonster of the Day #1194 (Aug 24, 2015) Monster of the Day #1193 (Aug 21, 2015) Monster of the Day #1191 (Aug […]

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  • Join us at Sandy’s place in Rockwall, outside of Dallas, this Saturday (we’ll begin Friday night, actually) for another spring Between-Fest. Details can be had by emailing me at ken@jabootu.com. Management has decided to refocus on movie-watching, so we’re going […]

    T(ween)-Fest this weekend!

    Join us at Sandy’s place in Rockwall, outside of Dallas, this Saturday (we’ll begin Friday night, actually) for another spring Between-Fest. Details can be had by emailing me at ken@jabootu.com. Management has decided to refocus on movie-watching, so we’re going […]

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