gothic

The Changeling (Canada, 1979)

The Changeling is a 1979 [released 1980] Canadian horror film directed by Peter Medak (Hannibal TV series) from a screenplay by William Gray (Humongous; Prom Night) and actress Diana Maddox. It stars George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere (Scott’s real-life wife). The story is partly based upon events writer Russell… Read More ›

The Night Digger (1971)

‘A tale of the strange and perverse.’ The Night Digger is a 1971 British psychological horror film scripted by Roald Dahl (The Witches; Tales of the Unexpected) and set to an edgy Bernard Herrmann (Psycho; Twisted Nerve; Dressed to Kill) score. Psychosexual… Read More ›

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016)

‘Evil loves the lonely’ Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl is a 2016 American gothic horror film written, co-produced and directed by A.D. Calvo (House of Dust; The Midnight Game). The film’s working title was Sitter. Calvo explained his intentions to IndieWire: “This film is… Read More ›

Frankenstein – ballet (2016)

Frankenstein is a 2016 British ballet directed by The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett at London’s Royal Opera House. The ballet is a music and dance adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale of morality and love. American composer Lowell Liebermann,… Read More ›

Death Smiles at Murder (1973)

Death Smiles at Murder – aka Death Smiles on a Murderer (Italian: La morte ha sorriso all’assassino) – is a 1973 Italian horror film photographed and directed by Aristide Massaccesi [aka Joe D’Amato] from a screenplay co-written with Claudio Bernabei and Romano Scandariato. Main… Read More ›

M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905–18), and of Eton College (1918–36)…. Read More ›