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Phil Hardy – writer

Phil Hardy, who died on 8th April 2014, was a film and music industry writer. Born in Yorkshire in 1945, Hardy studied at the University of Sussex and the University of California, Berkeley. As a busy journalist he contributed to Variety, Time Out, and other… Read More ›

R. L. Stine – author

Robert Lawrence Stine (born October 8, 1943), known as R. L. Stine, and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American writer and producer. Stine, who is referred to as the “Stephen King of children’s literature,” is the author of hundreds of horror fiction novels, including the books in the Fear… Read More ›

Alan Ormsby – filmmaker

  Alan Ormsby has been something of a jack-of-all-trades in the film industry: not only a highly successful and award winning screenwriter, but also director, actor, make-up effects technician and author. And although his career has taken him far from… Read More ›

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – USA, 1994

Frankenstein – aka Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh himself. It also stars Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian Holm, John Cleese (Monty Python), Aidan Quinn and Richard Briers. Produced on a budget of $45 million, it is considered the… Read More ›

Edgar Allan Poe – writer

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners… Read More ›