In probably his longest column ever, Steve talks about the movies (and a TV show or two) that he watched every night this month in preparation for a spooky, isolated Halloween!
Exploring the fictional Professor Bernard Quatermass, whose experiments lie (as Rod Serling says) “between the pit of man’s fears, and the summit of his knowledge”! Go get some!
Seventy-nine years after Orson Welles terrified America with The War of the Worlds, BBC Radio productions of The Omen and The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula prove that the medium retains its power to chill.
The Mummy: Palimpsest is a classic adventure packed with entertainment for hardcore fans of comics, horror and pulp classic films.
Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first vampire movie, Nosferatu, and its influence on modern vampire movies.
For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known “monster movie” of them all, James Whale’s “Frankenstein,” starring Boris Karloff.
Do we need an excuse to look at images of Vampirella?
John Atkinson Grimshaw was a Victorian artists whose moonlight landscapes depict a forgotten Victorian age when the night had a palpable sense of terror.
HOW much horror should you depict and how much should you leave to the imagination? It is a dilemma that has confronted anyone who has ever attempted to scare people in the name of entertainment. The question is particularly relevant for film-makers, who stand some chance of winning critical approval if they stress atmosphere over […]