News, Reviews, Pictures of Monsters Mashed into Web Site

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), October 29, 1999 | Go to article overview

News, Reviews, Pictures of Monsters Mashed into Web Site


Byline: Stacey Cara Cohen

getting there: www.monster-island.com.

Dracula bites compared to Godzilla. The Mummy pales in comparison to Mothra. When it comes to movie monsters, the giants of the "stomp Tokyo" variety crush the Vampira crowd.

Monster Island, at www.monster-island.com, honors these less-verbal monsters on a sparse yet thorough site. Unfortunately, the site now languishes since the creator decided to take a break; however, there aren't many new inroads in the world of movie monsters so the site still is worthwhile.

Consider it a primer on the monster world: it includes a few movie reviews, pictures, sound clips and links. First, visit the monsters area.

You'll find more than 20 movie monsters listed. Click on a name for further information. For example, Mothra fans can find out vital statistics for three phases of Mothra's movie life (1961, 1964-68, 1992). Details include the length, weight and the films in which Mothra appears.

On the obsessive side, it includes details for both the adult and the larva stage of Mothra, as well as the powers each possesses. It makes for interesting comparison: early Mothra weighs less and doesn't have antenna rays compared to later Mothra.

A brief biography at the bottom of the page fills you in on intimate Mothra details, and the site provides links to a few reviews of Mothra movies. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

News, Reviews, Pictures of Monsters Mashed into Web Site
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.