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‘Dollman’ & ‘Demonic Toys’ Blu-ray Review(s)

Two of my favourite Full Moon flicks, Dollman and Demonic Toys, have been given the Blu-ray treatment by the folks at 88 Films. Already owning the pair on DVD we take a look at these new releases to see how they compare and if the new Blus are worthy of an upgrade…

Dollman

Stars: Tim Thomerson, Jackie Earle Haley, Kamala Lopez, Humberto Ortiz, Nicholas Guest, Judd Omen, Frank Collison | Written by Chris Roghair | Directed by Albert Pyun

Former funnyman, turned TV stalwart, turned action star, Tim Thomerson had already made a name for himself in the Empire Pictures/Full Moon franchise Trancers before spoofing the very same character and his take no crap persona in Dollman for one of my favourite directors, Albert Pyun.

Brick Bardo (Thomerson) is a traveller from outer space who is forced to land on Earth. Though regular sized on his home planet, he is doll-sized here on Earth,
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Author Jim Harmon Dies

Author Jim Harmon wrote numerous science fiction stories for digests from the early 1950s, and wrote and edited several monster mags in the 1960s and 1970s. He was best known for his series of books on the Golden Age of Radio which began with publication of The Great Radio Heroes in 1967.

Harmon was born in Mount Carmel, Illinois, on April 21, 1933. Many of his early stories were published in the pages of such digests as Amazing Stories, Galaxy Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and If. Represented by Forry Ackerman as his agent, he also penned western and mystery tales. He also began writing adult erotica in the early 1960s, often teaming with Ron Haydock, on such titles as The Man Who Made Maniacs (1961), Wanton Witch (1961), Silent Siren (1962), and Ape Rape (1964).

Harmon and Haydock scripted and appeared in Ray Dennis Steckler’s cult film The Lemon Grove Kids Meet the Monsters.
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