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A. Merritt on Film: Burn, Witch, Burn!

Tod Browning's adaptation of A Merritt's Burn, Wit... Read More »

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Seventy-nine years after Orson Welles terrified Am... Read More »

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

It’s that spooky time of year again when thoughts ... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt wit... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first va... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, a... Read More »

RIP Sir Christopher Lee

RIP Sir Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Lee 1922-2015 Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 2

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 2

Gary Dalkin completes his survey of the books he r... Read More »

Recap: “Night Zero,” The Strain, Season 1, Episode 1

Recap: “Night Zero,” The Strain, Season 1, Episode 1

There’s nothing classical about The Strain’s take ... Read More »

Acting scary: The performers who made horror convincing again

Acting scary: The performers who made horror convincing again

Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films... Read More »

A Bloody Mashup: A Review of Kim Newman’s “Anno Dracula”

A Bloody Mashup: A Review of Kim Newman’s “Anno Dracula”

A journey down Lugosi lane: a documentary on the f... Read More »

The Predatory Gentleman: Manners and The Gift of Fear in Universal’s Dracula

The Predatory Gentleman: Manners and The Gift of Fear in Universal’s Dracula

Predators hide in plain site, leveraging the socia... Read More »

The Curse Of the Karnsteins: Hammer’s Other Vampire Franchise

The Curse Of the Karnsteins: Hammer’s Other Vampire Franchise

Hammer Films had been the leading horror producer ... Read More »

Haunted by Demons

Haunted by Demons

Da Vinci’s Demons has been the unexpected highligh... Read More »

Frankenstein 1931 - Boris Karloff - Director James Whale

No. 9: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and Who’s The Real Monster?

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, while on holid... Read More »

Cloud Atlas Shrugged – or let the Skyfall

On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD ... Read More »

Stephen King – A Beginner’s Guide

For a long time I paid no attention to the writing... Read More »

The Rise of the Zombies

The Rise of the Zombies

With zombie rom-com Warm Bodies opening to strong ... Read More »