Archive for the “Reviews”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 13th, 2014
Mention lake monsters and everyone immediately thinks of the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, depending on how familiar they are with the creature. However, lake monster stories and folklore can be found on almost every country on the planet, and the U.S. is no different. Here, in our own backyard, a strange creatures is rumored to inhabit the murky depths of Lake Pepin, the widest naturally occurring part of the Mississippi River.
Read: Pepie: The Lake Monster of the Mississippi River Reviewed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 5th, 2014
The DVD is available at Amazon.com.
Read: Bigfoot Wars Review »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on September 2nd, 2014
“I particularly enjoy books that are regional in nature, as they generally offer deep insight into a case that, without that personal, in-the-field approach, would probably remain buried in obscurity. And, I have to say, the Lewis-Voss book does not disappoint.”
Read: Pepie The Lake Monster »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 27th, 2014
…Kronos Rising delivers on the fun: it has plenty of plot twists, roller-coaster suspense, colorful characters, and action. On that score, I got my money’s worth.
Read: Kronos Rising Reviewed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 24th, 2014
I just finished reading Bill Munn’s excellent book, “When Roger Met Patty.” It decisively proves the Patterson-Gimlin film was not and could not have been a hoax of any kind.
~ Cliff Barackman
Read: Cliff Barackman Reviews When Roger Met Patty »
Posted by: Lyle Blackburn on August 13th, 2014
Many folks have asked what I thought about Bobcat Goldthwait’s new Bigfoot movie, WILLOW CREEK. I was lucky enough to attend a screening with Bobcat himself and more recently view a screener of the released film. Rue Morgue magazine has kindly allowed me to reprint my review (which appeared in their July issue) for Cryptomundo.
Read: “Willow Creek” Movie Review »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 12th, 2014
Preface: Applying reasoned examination based on their respective fields of expertise, Phil Poling (formally trained in photography and with a twenty year law enforcement background) and Daniel Falconer (seventeen year working for special effects company and writer of numerous books on film special effects) have come together to analyse Todd Standing’s claimed bigfoot videos. Compiling their observations and reasoning in freely available, illustrated PDF, Falconer and Poling hope this document will of help to readers who wish to critically examine Standing’s videos and draw their own conclusions. Poling and Falconer had never been in contact or worked with each other before, but their conclusions, reached independently and with the benefit of very different backgrounds, were practically identical.
Download the 29 page, 1 MB file here at Cryptomundo!
Read: Critical Examination of Standing/Sylvanic Bigfoot Videos »
Posted by: John Kirk on June 30th, 2014
I said I would comment on Bobcat Goldthwait’s excellent (showing my bias already) film Willow Creek.
Horror movies are not my cup of tea generally and I think the last two I saw were Scream-The Original and I Know What You Did Last Summer over a decade ago.
So I went into this wide open to experiencing a little suspense. I got more than I bargained for.
Read: Willow Creek Reviewed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 21st, 2014
I read yesterday that there is movie coming out that will no doubt be something many here would like to see. The title is An Honest Liar. The film takes a look at the life and secrets of James Randi the king of debunking. The reviewer of the film, whose article I read, interestingly called Randi a pseudo-skeptic which is something I have never seen anybody do.
Read: James Randi: An Honest Liar »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 10th, 2014
The New York Times reviews Willow Creek:
‘Willow Creek,’ a Good Old Hunt for Sasquatch
Read: Where Bigfoot Roamed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 2nd, 2014
Posted by: Lyle Blackburn on May 31st, 2014
I don’t often read fiction, but occasionally a book comes across my path that beckons me to put aside scholarly texts and enjoy a good story. Case in point, The Secret of Blackjack Woods, the debut novel by Ashlen Brown. I recently met the Texas-based author at a cryptozoology event where I picked up a copy. Having no prior knowledge of her book, I was initially drawn in by its mysterious title and cover – which seems to hint at a Bigfoot story – and after a brief conversation with Brown I learned that indeed the impetus for her novel had come from an incident in which her mother and sister sighted a mysterious creature near their family home in Texas. This led to speculation that it could have been a Bigfoot which later inspired Brown to write her heart-felt and downright exciting novel.
Read: The Secret of Blackjack Woods »
Posted by: John Kirk on May 26th, 2014
In December last year, MSNBC came up to Canada to interview me for a program on cryptids which was part of the Caught on Camera series.
We talked for about two hours and much of this was recorded on video.
Finally nearly six months later, the cryptid episode aired.
Read: Caught on Camera: Eerie and Alien Reviewed »
Posted by: Monster Island News on May 18th, 2014
As I left the Cinemark 16 Theater at the Victor Valley Mall this evening I knew that I had just about everything I needed to write this review of Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla” swirling around in my head just waiting to explode. I honestly hadn’t had that much fun at the movies in years.
Read: GODZILLA: The Return Of The King, And The Good, Old-Fashioned Monster Movie »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 13th, 2014
This is one of my favorite episodes of Mountain Monsters. Included are thermal cam shots, trail cam shots, scratches on tree trunks, audio, video and even a bucket of sheepsquatch scat.
Read: Mountain Monsters: Sheepsquatch of Boone County Review »