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Uncovering Curiosities: Freddie Francis’ THE SKULL

They don’t make movies like The Skull anymore. Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee top-line this 1965 British horror that sees Cushing’s occult collector acquire the skull of the Marquis de Sade – but the evil relic soon takes on a life of [...]

September 3, 2021

Remembering The Great Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SLEEPY HOLLOW

Tim Burton – 1999 Sleepy Hollow is a good looking and atmospheric Hammer-style horror from Tim Burton. It doesn’t quite live up to its potential, but this it ticks all the right boxes and Johnny Depp is very good. Christina Ricci is [...]

January 11, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Joe Dante’s BURYING THE EX

Throughout his career the mighty Joe Dante has always had a knack for successfully infusing horror with other genres. Gremlins saw him reach the darker side of a Spielbergian/Capraesque family drama and The ‘Burbs put a horror spin on a [...]

November 30, 2020

Respect To Tod Browning’s DRACULA

Tod Browning’s 1931 film, Dracula kick-started Hollywood’s fascination with horror. Almost 100 years on and the adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel remains the quintessential vampire film. The massive success of the Bela Lugosi starrer [...]

September 7, 2020

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