Tales from the Darkside Episode 50: The Bitterest Pill

Tales from the Darkside The Bitterest Pill

General Information Director: Bryan Michael Stoller Writers: Michael Kube-McDowell and Jule Selbo Cast: Mark Blankfield, Joseph Carafello, Catherine Battistone, Jason Horst, John Marzilli, and Paul Sparer Composers: Ken Lauber and Hilary Bercovici Air Date: 10/12/1986   Overview After winning the lottery, Harlan and Margery Bender (Joseph Carafello and Catherine Battistone) are approached by Tinker (Mark […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 49: I Can’t Help Saying Goodbye

Tales from the Darkside I Cant Help Saying Goodbye

General Information Director: John Strysik Writer: Jule Selbo Cast: Brian Benben, Loren Cedar, Alison Sweeney, Helen Duffy, LaGloria Scott, and Paul Sparer Composers: Ken Lauber and Hilary Bercovici Air Date: 10/5/1986   Overview Following the death of her mother Flora (Helen Duffy), Libby (Loren Cedar)—engaged to an asthmatic choir director named Max (Brian Benben)—makes a […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 48: The Circus

Tales from the Darkside The Circus

General Information Director: Michael Gornick Writer: George A. Romero Cast: William Hickey, Kevin O’Connor, Ed French, Jacques Sandulescu, David Thorton, and Paul Sparer Composer: Paul Mesches Air Date: 9/28/1986   Overview Known for debunking charlatans, Bragg (Kevin O’Connor)—a pretentious newspaper critic—decides to expose Dr. Nis (William Hickey) and his so-called Exhibition of Wonder. Before long, […]

The Abominable Snowman (1957)

The Abominable Snowman

General Information Director: Val Guest Writer: Nigel Kneale Cast: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis, Robert Brown, Michael Brill, Wolfe Morris, Arnold Marle, and Anthony Chin Composer: Humphrey Searle Release Date: 8/26/1957 MPAA Rating: Not Rated   Overview Against the wishes of his wife Helen (Maureen Connell), English botanist Dr. John Rollason (Peter […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 102: The Changing of the Guard

The Twilight Zone The Changing of the Guard

General Information Director: Robert Ellis Miller Writer: Rod Serling Cast: Donald Pleasence, Liam Sullivan, Philippa Bevans, Tom Lowell, Russell Horton, Buddy Hart, Bob Biheller, Kevin O’Neal, Jimmy Baird, Kevin Jones, Darryl Richard, James Browning, Pat Close, and Dennis Kerlee Composer: William Tuttle Air Date: 6/1/1962 Production Code: 4835   Overview On Christmas Eve, Professor Ellis […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 47: The Casavin Curse

Tales from the Darkside The Casavin Curse

General Information Director: Frank De Palma Writer: Edithe Swensen Cast: Joe Cortese, Catherine Parks, Scott Lincoln, Julie Ariola, John Brandon, and Paul Sparer Composer: Ken Lauber Air Date: 7/13/1986   Overview After the brutal homicide of her boyfriend, Gina Casavin (Catherine Parks)—cousin of the wealthy Nicholas Casavin (Joe Cortese)—blames the murder on a curse inherited […]

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

General Information Director: Nicholas Webster Writer: Glenville Mareth Cast: John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon, Victor Stiles, Donna Conforti, Chris Month, Pia Zadora, Leila Martin, Charles Renn, James Cahill, Ned Wertimer, Doris Rich, Carl Don, Ivor Bodin, Al Nesor, Joe Elic, Jim Bishop, Lin Thurmond, Don Blair, Carl Don, Tony Ross, Scott Aronesty, […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 101: Cavender Is Coming

The Twilight Zone Cavender Is Coming

General Information Director: Chris Nyby Writer: Rod Serling Cast: Jesse White, Carol Burnett, Howard Smith, Frank Behrens, Sandra Gould, Albert Carrier, Barbara Morrison, Donna Douglas, Danny Kulick, Jack Younger, and John Fiedler Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 5/25/1962 Production Code: 4827   Overview Hoping to earn his wings, guardian angel Harmon Cavender (Jesse White) […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 46: Fear of Floating

Tales from the Darkside Fear of Floating

General Information Director: John Lewis Writer: Donald Wollner Cast: Howard Sherman, Anne Lange, Leon Russom, Yeardley Smith, John Ridge, and Paul Sparer Composer: Richard Einhorn Air Date: 5/25/1986   Overview Seeking shelter at an Army recruiting station, Arnold Barker (Howard Sherman)—a man who levitates when telling lies—requests protection from Mr. Cooper (John Ridge) and his […]

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah

General Information Director: Takao Okawara Writer: Kazuki Ohmori Cast: Takuro Tatsumi, Yoko Ishino, Yasufumi Hayashi, Megumi Odaka, Sayaka Osawa, Saburo Shinoda, Akira Nakao, Masahiro Takashima, Momoko Kochi, Shigeru Koyama, Ronald Hoerr, Koichi Ueda, Takehiro Murata, Shelley Sweeney, Akihiko Hirata, Kenpachiro Satsuma, Ryo Hariya, and ‘Hurricane Ryu’ Hariken Composer: Akira Ifukube Release Date: 12/9/1995 MPAA Rating: […]