‘The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms’: The First Giant Monster Movie of the Atomic Age
The legendary creature feature starring Ray Harryhausen’s brilliantly animated ‘Rhedosaurus’ became an inspiration of other subsequent classics of the genre, including Them! and Godzilla.
‘Them!’ Was the First & Best of the ’50s ‘Big Bug’ Movies
This classic about desert ants turned into giant monsters by A-bomb testing is a cut above the other ‘big bug’ creature features that followed, in both its atmosphere and execution.