I always try to think about what movies I’d show together if I did a theme night at a theater. Warlock Moon is the kind of 1970’s weirdness that would pair well with 1972’s Terror House, a cannibal comedy that predates The Texas Chainsaw Massacre for its depiction of a family that eats human beings together. You may know […]
Scott Derrickson’s SINISTER is more than creepy, it’s an unsettling collision of the Gothic past and a modern world.
One of the most memorable lines in Shudder’s Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror is that for black people American history, in general, has been one long horror movie. As a result, the few African American horror movies which do get made often attain a timeless feel through the sad reality that the race […]
Following suit with the Halloween (2018) novelization, Blumhouse’s Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day 2U have been adapted into one 288-page book, which will be released on February 19 via Anchor Books.Written by Aaron Hartzler (What We Saw), the paperback novelization is available for pre-order for $15.95 on Amazon; it will also be available…
Freddie Francis is pretty dependable. Throw in the Amicus name, plus Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, and things get much better. This is the first official Amicus film, all about five men on a train from London to Bradley who meet the mysterious Doctor Schreck (Cushing), a man with a name that literally means terror. With his […]
Director: Mike Newell Writer: Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard (Screenplay) Jordan Mechner (Video Game) Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Steve Toussaint, Toby Kebbell Plot: A young fugitive Prince and Princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic […]
Which film or TV programme scared you the most as a child? Which did you watch at too young an age, was the one that made you run out of the room when it all became too much? There are a few strong contenders for me – The Company of Wolves, Episode 3 of Doctor Who’s ‘The Greatest Show in the Galaxy’, Superman III and so on – but the one that takes the top spot was a film that not many would regard as a seriously scary horror, a film that proudly showcased itself partly as a comedy. It wasn’t even an ’18’. It was The Lost Boys […]