Roger Corman

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 ›

Extraordinary Tales – USA, 2013

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar’, ‘The Pit and… Read More ›

Not Like Us – USA, 1995

‘Beauty is only skin deep… And they want yours.’ Not Like Us is a 1995 American science fiction comedy horror feature film directed by Dave Payne (Reeker and sequel; Addams Family Reunion; Alien Terminator) from a screenplay by Daniella Purcell. Roger Corman… Read More ›

The Wasp Woman – USA, 1995

 ‘There is no greater wrath than a woman’s sting’ The Wasp Woman is a 1995 American cable television sci-fi horror film directed by Jim Wynorski (CobraGator; Sorceress; Chopping Mall; et al) from a screenplay by Daniella Purcell (Burial of the Rats; Dracula… Read More ›

John Hurt – actor

John Hurt (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor whose career spanned six decades. He came to prominence for his sympathetic role as Timothy Evans, who was hanged in real-life for murders actually committed by his landlord John Christie,… Read More ›

Masque of the Red Death – USA, 1989

Masque of the Red Death is a 1989 American horror feature film produced by Roger Corman, and directed by Larry Brand (Paranoia; writer of Halloween: Resurrection; Psychic Murders), starring Adrian Paul (Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman; Séance; The Breed) and Patrick Macnee (Transformations; Sweet Sixteen;… Read More ›

Death Race 2050 – USA, 2016

Death Race 2050 is a 2016 sci-fi action horror exploitation film directed by G.J. Echternkamp (Hard Candy) from a screenplay by Matt Yamashita (Art School of Horrors; Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda) and G.J. Echternkamp, and produced by Roger Corman and Luis Llosa (Anaconda)…. Read More ›

CobraGator – USA, 2017

‘You’ll never know what bit you!’ CobraGator is a 2016 American action horror film directed by Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall; Piranhaconda; Gila!) and executive produced by Roger Corman. A crazed genetic engineer (Michael Madsen) from deep within the bayou creates a… Read More ›

Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf – USA, 2015

Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf  is a 2015 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Kevin O’Neill (Dinocroc; Dinoshark; Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda) from a screenplay by Matt Yamashita (Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda; Art School of Horrors; Death Race 2050). It was originally announced as Sharktopus vs. Mermantula. The movie was the second sequel to… Read More ›

Munchies – USA, 1987

 ‘They’re cute. They’re cuddly. They’re out for blood.’ Munchies is a 1987 American comedy horror feature film produced by Roger Corman and starring Harvey Korman, Charlie Stratton, and Nadine Van der Velde. Clearly inspired by the success of Gremlins, and… Read More ›

Sid Haig – actor

Sid Haig – born Sidney Eddy Mosesian, July 14th, 1939 – is a California-born actor of American and Armenian heritage. His roles have included acting in Jack Hill’s blaxploitation films of the 1970s, films of varying budgets made by the… Read More ›

The Raven – USA, 1963

‘A macabre masterpiece of terror!’ The Raven is a 1963 American comedy horror film produced and directed by Roger Corman. The film stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Boris Karloff as a trio of rival sorcerers. The playful, lively score is by… Read More ›

Humanoids from the Deep – USA, 1980

‘They’re not human. But they hunt women. Not for killing. For mating.’ Humanoids from the Deep aka Monster: Humanoids from the Deep is a 1980 American science fiction horror movie, starring Doug McClure (At the Earth’s Core), Ann Turkel, and Vic Morrow (The Evictors). Roger Corman… Read More ›

Dementia 13 – USA, 1963

‘Makes Psycho look like a Sunday school picnic’ Dementia 13 – aka The Haunted and the Hunted – is a 1963 horror-thriller released by American International Pictures, starring William Campbell, Patrick Magee, and Luana Anders. The film was written and directed by Francis Ford… Read More ›

Watchers III – USA, 1994

‘The beast is loose. The chase is on.’ Watchers III – also Watchers 3 – is the 1994 science fiction horror film directed by Jeremy Stanford (Stepmonster) from a screenplay by Michael Palmer (Carnosaur 2), loosely based on the novel Watchers by Dean R. Koontz. Executive produced… Read More ›

Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda – USA, 2014

Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda is a 2014 American creature feature horror film directed by Kevin O’Neill (Dinocroc; Dinoshark) from a screenplay by Matt Yamashita (Art School of Horrors). It was produced by Julie and Roger Corman for their New Horizons Pictures. Cast: Robert Carradine (Humanoids from… Read More ›

The Undead – USA, 1957

The Undead is a 1957 American horror film directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by Charles B. Griffith – which he originally wrote in iambic pentameter and says Corman loved at first but then got cold feet. It stars Pamela Duncan, Richard Garland, Allison Hayes, and Val Dufour…. Read More ›

Art School of Horrors – USA, 2015

‘They made bad art. And now it’s pissed off’ Art School of Horrors is a 2015 American comedy horror film directed by Thijs Bazelmans from a screenplay by Maria Haras and Matt Yamashita (Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda; Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf; Death Race 2050). Main cast:… Read More ›

Tower of London – USA, 1962

Tower of London is a 1962 historical drama and horror film, starring Vincent Price, Michael Pate (The Black Castle, Curse of the Undead, The Marsupials: The Howling III), Robert Brown, Charles Macaulay, Joan Freeman, Morris Ankrum (The Giant Claw, Zombies of Mora Tau, How to Make a Monster), Sandra Knight (Frankenstein’s… Read More ›

Bronson Canyon and Caves, Los Angeles, California

Bronson Canyon, or Bronson Caves, is a section of Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California that has become famous as a filming location for a large number of movies and TV shows, especially westerns, horror and science fiction, from the early days of motion pictures to the present. A craggy and remote-looking setting, yet easily… Read More ›