True Story of the First Human Mars Mission Revealed

true story of first man on marsPrepare yourself for the shocking true story of the first human mars mission!  Beyond Fact magazine presents the real story behind the film “First Man on Mars,” presented by Coroner Fritz Leiber in his own words when the amazing and shocking tale of Eli Cologne and Cologne Space Lab unfolded in the sleepy little town of Black Bayou, Louisiana.
Click here to read the entire incredible account!

Click here to watch the dramatic recreation of those events presented by Mike T. Lyddon and Reel Progress LLC.

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Grindhouse Planet Film Festival UK

FIRST MAN ON MARS is an official selection of the UK based Grindhouse PlanetFilm Festival taking place in Leicester, England. The one day event takes place November 27th.  Click here for more information on the Grindhouse Planet sci-fi, horror and action film fest.first man on mars official selection grindhouse planet

Swapping Dead Film Festival at Scarecrow Video

scarecrow video swapping dead film festivalReel Progress is pleased to announce that FIRST MAN ON MARS is a finalist at the Swapping Dead Film Festival to be held Sunday, Oct. 30th at Scarecrow Video in Seattle!
The 6th annual festival and horror video sale received more entries from more countries than ever before!
Click Here to visit the Swapping Dead website!

Loup Garou Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival

Mike T. Lyddon’s latest feature film FIRST MAN ON MARS kicks off it’s festival circuit with a New Orleans premiere at the Loup Garou Sci-Fi Horror Film Festival at Bar Redux.  Also showing is the 1995 horror-comedy ZOMBIE! VS. MARDI GRAS, which Lyddon co-wrote, produced and directed.
For more info, please visit www.barredux.com or check out the Facebook event page.
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Indy Horror Comedy Trailer on Vimeo

First Man on Mars indy horror-comedy Vimeo Trailer!
Please watch, like, laugh, hate, love and share! The new cult horror comedy from Reel Progress LLC now available on DVD at AMAZON, FAMILY VIDEO, FYE, BEST BUY and wherever twisted cult indy movies are located!

Incredible Melting Man of the 21st Century

UK review First Man on MarsThe UK’s fine genre site, HorrorScreams VideoVault reviews “First Man on Mars” and declares it The Incredible Melting Man of the 21st Century.
Horror film critic Peter Hopkins goes on to say that First Man is An enjoyable film for those who like to watch campy flicks in the same vein as the 70’s grindhouse features or just enjoy B-movie style creature features.

Click HERE to read the entire review of First Man on Mars, now available on DVD at FYE, Best Buy, Amazon, Family Video and other fine stores.

Watch the First Man on Mars trailer on Vimeo.

Youtube review from Jonjo Lyons

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Coroner Fritz Leiber (Roy “Rusty” Jackson Jr.) talks corpse (Brian Lanigan) with Sheriff Dick Ruffman (Kirk Jordan) and Deputy Jordy Sample (Jeffrey Estiverne).

Youtube review of First Man on Mars from Brit reviewer Jonjo Lyons who gives the film 7 eye popping head hugs out of 10!  He goes on to say that residents of Tromaville would be proud and that he enjoyed the practical effects.  He also gives a good primer of exploitation – grindhouse flicks from the 70’s.

Click Here to watch the full review of First Man on Mars on Youtube.

Club Des Monstres Review of First Man on Mars

first man on mars review from club des monstresFine review of FIRST MAN ON MARS from CLUB DES MONSTRES, the amazing French genre site devoted to science fiction, horror and fantasy films.
Site is in French, but here is the core of the review in English – “Presented as a satire of small budget films with monsters presented in the American drive-ins in the 70s , the film is light and funny . Full of references, the coroner whose name is Fritz Leiber is a classic writer, popular movies and series of endorsements of its kind in that scene is reminiscent of the classic Hammer – Quatermass. The name of the cosmonaut, Cologne, recalls Carroon in Quatermass and we are obviously dealing with a fan of science fiction and B-cinema. All the characters are caricatures , except perhaps Porscha , the Bullets and Bimbos model that has a bit more brains than expected. The cast seemed to have fun. Some gore effects accumulate at the end of film while bikinis remain in place. Ideal for an evening with friends, pizza and beer.”

See the entire review on the CLUB DES MONSTRES website.

Morbidly Beautiful Reviews First Man on Mars

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Astronaut turned monster Eli Cologne (Benjamin J. Wood) sweeps Kimmy K.K. off her feet (Candace McAdams).

The first review of the feature film FIRST MAN ON MARS from MORBIDLY BEAUTIFUL is great!
“..it’s those practical effects — which are at once remarkably well done and intentionally cheesy and self aware — which make FIRST MAN ON MARS such a joy to watch, especially for fans of super low budget drive-in grindhouse creature features from the 1970s.

Click Here to read the rest of the review from Morbidly Beautiful and CLICK HERE to pre-order FIRST MAN ON MARS from AMAZON!