Granted, 5628 1/2 Santa Monica Boulevard has changed a lot since Ed Wood and his merry band of grave robbers prowled Hollywood. The 14,000 square foot property, built in 1925, is now an apartment building with a bar, “Gold Diggers Entertainment,” beneath. But still ... it could be yours!
Low-brow director Ed Wood is best known for his films like Glen or Glenda, Bride of the Monster, and, most notoriously, Plan 9 from Outer Space. But he also wrote prose fiction, including a tale of Egyptian archaeological horror written from the mummy's point of view.
There have been many times when the Earth has been at the mercy of alien invaders. And there have been more than a few times where haven't — not because of our weapons, our savagery, or our inner strength — but because the aliens themselves were morons. Here are 14 alien invaders who did not think their invasions…
Being a scientist is hard work, but being a mad scientist is even harder. There are so many additional dangers, and you can rarely even recognize them, because, you know, you’re mad and all. I highly recommend all mad scientists tape these 11 “don’ts” on their fridge or hunchbacked assistant, whichever they see most.
In the midst of World War II, Future comics legend Jack Kirby and future so-bad-it's-entertaining director Ed Wood wake up far from their regiments and find themselves caught in a mystical battle for the fate of the world. In the strange short film The King & the Worst, take on sorcerers and gets some ideas for…
Low-budget auteur Ed Wood is best known for his work on such films as Plan 9 from Outer Space, Bride of the Monster, and Glen Or Glenda, but the director also spent a good portion of his career penning porno novels for seedy publishers. And next week, a collection of Wood's rare X-rated fiction will be on display in…
You might have thought it was a joke — and indeed, it started as a sort of joke among friends — but the remake of notorious trash masterpiece Plan 9 From Outer Space is going forward.
A young Bruce Campbell talks about growing up with Sam Raimi, surrounded by monstrous heads. It's just one of the many, many delights available in The Incredibly Strange Film Show, a 1988-1989 British series about "psychotronic movies" that's on YouTube.
Two gothic treasures have lost their dark lustre, according to the Onion AV Club. When asked which pop-culture artifacts they'd fallen out of love with, the Onion AV Club editors fingered Donnie Darko and Tim Burton.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Plan 9 From Outer Space with the first teaser trailer from the remake, called simply Plan 9. It nods to the original, with the classic speech about "the future." But it's also surprisingly... good?
Space is silent and vast, but we can't feel the awe and terror of epic space battles without great music. Here's our list of the ten composers without whom science fiction would feel as empty as the void. (With samples.)
For decades, Ed Wood's movie Plan 9 From Outer Space has reigned supreme as the most brilliantly awful movie ever made. Starring Vampira and an aged, drugged out Bela Lugosi, the 50s flick is about aliens who come to Earth and reanimate dead bodies as part of their world-domination scheme. The weird, elliptical…
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Jason Shankel.
Title: Plan 9 From Outer Space
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