Owlman of Mawnan – folklore

The Owlman, sometimes referred to as the Cornish Owlman, or the Owlman of Mawnan, is a purported cryptid that was supposedly sighted around mid-1976 in the village of Mawnan, Cornwall. The Owlman is sometimes compared to the Mothman, first seen in 1960’s America. Both, it must be said, straddle the… Read More ›

José Larraz – filmmaker

José Ramón Larraz (born 1929 in Barcelona) was a Spanish director of exploitation and horror films such as the erotic and bloody cult classic Vampyres (1974). He died in Malaga on 3rd September 2013 whilst working on a remake of Vampyres which was completed by his co-writer Víctor… Read More ›

Bedlam (1946)

  Bedlam is a 1946 film starring Boris Karloff and Anna Lee, and was the last in a series of stylish horror B films produced by Val Lewton (who also wrote the screenplay under the pseudonym Carlos Keith) for RKO Radio Pictures. The film was inspired by William Hogarth’s A Rake’s Progress,… Read More ›