Barbara Steele

Piranha – USA, 1978

Piranha is a 1978 American horror feature film about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed by Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins, Trapped Ashes; Burying the Ex) and stars Bradford Dillman (Bug), Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Keenan Wynn, Barbara Steele (Black Sunday; Shivers), Dick Miller and Belinda Balaski. Produced by Roger… Read More ›

The Pit and the Pendulum – USA, 1961

The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 American horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. The screenplay by Richard Matheson was based on Edgar Allan Poe‘s short story of the same name. Set in 16th century Spain, the story is about a young Englishman who… Read More ›

Castle of Blood – Italy, 1963

‘They love only for blood!’  Castle of Blood – Italian title: Danza macabra “Macabre Dance” – is a 1963 Italian horror feature film directed by Antonio Margheriti (The Virgin of Nuremberg; Killer Fish; Cannibal Apocalypse), using the pseudonym Anthony Dawson. In the US, the film was distributed by the Woolner Brothers, who… Read More ›

Shivers aka They Came from Within – Canada, 1975

‘Being terrified is just the beginning…’ Shivers – filmed as Orgy of the Blood Parasites; alternate titles: The Parasite Murders, They Came from Within, and Frissons for its French Canadian distribution – is a 1975 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. The film’s cheap yet… Read More ›