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Dead of Night – USA, 1977

Dead of Night is a 1977 American made-for-television anthology fantasy horror film directed by Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings; Dark Shadows; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror). It originally premiered on NBC on March 29, 1977. The film consists three stories written by… Read More ›

The Norliss Tapes – USA, 1973

The Norliss Tapes is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film produced and directed by Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows; The Night Stalker) based on a screenplay by William F. Nolan (Trilogy of Terror; The Turn of the Screw; Burnt Offerings) and a story by Fred Mustard… Read More ›

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Nail Gun Massacre The Naked Beast – Argentina, 1967 Naked Lunch The Nameless – Spain, 1999 Narco satánico aka Terror, sexo y brujería ‘Nasty’ – The Young Ones – TV episode Natura contra The Navy vs. the Night Monsters Nazis at the… Read More ›

The Dark Shadows Cookbook

The Dark Shadows Cookbook was published in 1970 by Ace Books to accompany Dan Curtis’ hit American TV horror soap opera series. Unlike Cooking Price-Wise with Vincent Price, which made sense given the genre icon’s status as a culinary expert and… Read More ›

Horror Films: 1970s

1979 Alien – Ridley Scott, UK/USA Alison’s Birthday – Ian Coughlan, Australia Beyond the Darkness – Joe D’Amato Bloodeaters aka Forest of Fear Bloodrage aka Never Pick Up a Stranger – Joseph Zito, USA The Brood The Changeling The Dark –… Read More ›

Orror – Italian horror comic

Orror (Italian: ‘horror’) was an Italian fumetti comic book published in two different series in the late 1970s. For the first series, publishers Edifumetto issued 21 issues from June 1977 to May /1978; for the second series, six issues were issued in 1979. As was the… Read More ›

Oakley Court – film location

Oakley Court is a Victorian Gothic country house overlooking the River Thames at Water Oakley in Bray in the English county of Berkshire. It was built in 1859 and is currently a luxury hotel. In the past, it has been often used as a film location. Because it adjoins former Bray Studios, the exterior… Read More ›

House of Dark Shadows – USA, 1970

‘Come see how the vampires do it.’ House of Dark Shadows is a 1970 American horror feature film produced and directed by Dan Curtis (Dead of Night; Bram Stoker’s Dracula; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror; et al), based on his Dark Shadows television series. The movie stars Jonathan… Read More ›

Karen Black – actress

Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her appearances in such films as Easy Rider (1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Airport 1975… Read More ›

Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark – actress

Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing a black, gothic, revealing, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Born in Kansas, Peterson grew… Read More ›

Burnt Offerings – USA, 1976

Burnt Offerings is a 1976 mystery horror film produced and directed by Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows; Kolchak: The Night Stalker) from a screenplay co-written with William F. Nolan (Trilogy of Terror; The Turn of the Screw; The Norliss Tapes), based on the 1973 novel of the… Read More ›

Trilogy of Terror – USA, 1975

Trilogy of Terror – also known in the United States as Tales of Terror and Terror of the Doll – is a made-for-television American horror film, first aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on March 4, 1975. The film, directed by Dan Curtis and starring Karen Black, was… Read More ›

Scream of the Wolf – USA, 1974

‘His whole face has gone!’ Scream of the Wolf  is a 1974 American horror television movie directed and produced by Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings; Dark Shadows; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror) from a story by David Chase and a screenplay by Richard Matheson. The film stars Peter Graves (Beginning… Read More ›

Hell Night – USA, 1981

‘Pray for day’ Hell Night is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by Tom DeSimone (Terror in the Jungle) from a screenplay by Randy Feldman. It stars Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten and Peter Barton. Dan Wyman (Without Warning) provided the soundtracks score. Director De… Read More ›

The Eyes of My Mother – USA, 2016

The Eyes of My Mother is a 2016 American horror film written, edited and directed by Nicolas Pesce, making his directorial debut. The film was produced by Borderline Presents and Tandem Pictures. It stars Diana Agostini, Olivia Bond, Will Brill, Joey Curtis-Green, Flora Diaz, Kika Magalhaes and… Read More ›

My Bloody Banjo – UK, 2015

‘Peltzer has an imaginary friend. Unfortunately for him… It’s Ronnie’ My Bloody Banjo is a 2015 British comedy horror film written and directed by Liam Regan. It was originally titled Banjo and is an expansion of Regan’s short film Confessions of… Read More ›

The Picture of Dorian Gray – novel

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890. The magazine’s editors feared the story was indecent as submitted, so they censored roughly 500 words, without Wilde’s knowledge,… Read More ›

Worst Horror Movies

The following is a listing of movies that have generally been suggested to be the worst horror films of all-time. People asked us repeatedly to produce this list and although it’s difficult to define a “worst” movie, we have tried… Read More ›

Halloween: Resurrection – USA, 2002

Halloween: Resurrection is a 2002 American horror film and eighth instalment in the Halloween film series. Directed by Rick Rosenthal, who had also directed Halloween II, the film builds upon the continuity of Halloween H20: 20 Years Later. Three years after the events that happened in California in Halloween… Read More ›

The Fog – USA, 1980

‘Lock your doors. Bolt your windows. There’s something in…’ The Fog is a 1980 American supernatural horror feature film directed by John Carpenter (The Ward; The Thing; Halloween; et al), who also co-wrote the screenplay with Debra Hill and composed the music… Read More ›