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  • Basil Gogos – artist [updated]


    Basil Gogos is an illustrator best known for his striking, often colourful portraits of movie monsters which appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine in the 1960s and 70s. Basil Gogos was born to Greek parents in Egypt and his… Read More ›

  • Naked Lunch (film) [updated]


    Naked Lunch is the 1991 film adaptation written and directed by David Cronenberg, of William S. Burroughs‘ novel of the same name. Featuring Peter Weller, Ian Holm, Judy Davis, and Roy Scheider, the film was a co-production by film companies of Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan. It received mixed critical reaction. Plot… Read More ›

  • The Blood on Satan’s Claw aka Satan’s Skin [updated]


      ‘A chill-filled festival of horror!’ The Blood on Satan’s Claw (or simply Blood on Satan’s Claw on most promotional material – also released as Satan’s Skin) is a 1970 British horror film made by Tigon British Film Productions and directed by Piers Haggard. The film was… Read More ›

  • The Device


    ‘The invasion has begun’ The Device is a 2014 sci-fi/horror film directed by Jeremy Berg from a screenplay he co-wrote with John Portanova. It stars Angela DiMarco, David S. Hogan, Kate Alden, Gabriel Congdon, Lorraine Montez, Ben Andrews, Morgen Johnson and Russell Hodgkinson…. Read More ›

  • Night of the Living Dead (1990)


    ‘There is a fate worse than death!’ Night of the Living Dead is a 1990 US horror film directed by Tom Savini. It is a remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 horror film of the same name. Romero rewrote the… Read More ›

  • Ghastly (2011)


    Ghastly – original title: 기생령) aka “Gisaeng Spirit” – is a 2011 South Korean horror film directed by Ko Seok-jin from a screenplay by Kim Yoo-ra. Its stars Eun-jeong Han, Hyomin and Min-woo No. Plot teaser: After his parents are murdered, Bin is taken into the care of… Read More ›

  • Ghastly Graham Ingels – artist


    Graham J. Ingels (June 7, 1915 – April 4, 1991) was a comic book and magazine illustrator best known for his work in EC Comics during the 1950s, notably on The Haunt of Fear and Tales from the Crypt, horror titles written… Read More ›

  • Feline Fear! Cats in Horror Films


    In the lacklustre Milton Subotsky production The Uncanny, Peter Cushing plays a man desperate to expose a sinister cat conspiracy against the human race: ‘They prowl by night… lusting for human flesh!’ Seemingly laughable… but an idea that possibly strikes… Read More ›

  • Ojuju


    Ojuju is a no-budget Nigerian horror-thriller film written, directed and edited by C.J. “Fiery” Obasi, starring Gabriel Afolayan, Omowunmi Dada, and Kelechi Udegbe. Ojuju premiered at the 4th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), where it won the award for Best… Read More ›


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