The Green Slime Are Here!

Yes! Praise be to Warner’s Archive for unleashing the long overdue widescreen version of the notorious MGM/Toho 1968 monsterpiece, THE GREEN SLIME. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE), the film posits “what if” a slimey horde of tentacled alien invaders took over a space station? Starring the gallant trio of Robert Horton, Richard Jaeckel, and va-va-voom Luciano Paluzzi, this is one of my favorite late-night creature shows featuring one of the greatest theme songs of all time (apropos titled THE GREEN SLIME and even released on a 45!) and one of the precursors to ALIEN (1979). Also inspired the classic TSR board game, THE AWFUL GREEN THINGS FROM OUTER SPACE…

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