The title “Friday The 13th” signifies Jason’s birthday and has a vague hint of irony to it. After all, it seems like everyone is trying to get lucky in what is obviously an unlucky site.
“An evil old house, the kind some people call haunted, is like an undiscovered country waiting to be explored. Hill House had stood for 90 years and might stand for 90 more. Silence lay steadily […]
Initially, I felt that the main character Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) was a little odd. She meets criminal lawyer Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), in a pet shop where he plays a sort of “practical joke” […]
As soon as the movie abruptly starts a friendly street race begins with disastrous results. One of the drivers loses control of their vehicle, ends up crashing through the railing on a narrow bridge and […]
Young orphans Flora (Pamela Franklin) and Miles (Martin Stephens) uncle have no time for them so he sends a new governess Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) to look after them after the mysterious death of their […]
Norman Bates: We’re all in our private traps, clamped in them, and none of us can get out. We scratch and claw, but only at the air, only at each other, and for all of […]
Scopophilia [skoh-puh–fil-ee-uh] noun, Psychiatry. the obtaining of sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc. Synonym 1.Voyeurism Cinephile and scopophilia, the line between the two may not be so discriminately defined. In Roger […]
This Warner Brothers film is one of the first “nuclear monster” films and is the prototype for the creature feature flicks that follow. The best way to sum up the film is by describing it […]
“In the First World War, and for the first time in the history of man, nations combined to fight against nations using the crude weapons of those days. The Second World War involved every continent […]
The Thing From Another World has held up quite well. This film would go on to inspired directors and filmmakers such as Wilbur Stark and Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. to recreate the science fiction classic. This 1951 […]
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This movie is nearly 80 years old so if you haven’t seen it yet you’re extremely late to the party. Either way, you should know by now that spoiler warnings are in order. This film […]
Even a man who is pure in heart,
And says his prayers by night;
May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms
And the autumn moon is bright.
The Wizard of Oz is the most viewed movie of all time. The film wasn’t a large commercial success during its time but grew to fame due to it repeat re-releases. Despite the film’s original 1939 release, it […]
Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper’s 1933 film King Kong is shockingly fantastic! It is truly a masterpiece and exciting to watch no matter the time period. Everyone is aware of the film’s storyline whether […]
After chemist Dr. Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) experiments with mysterious drugs he discovers a way to become completely invisible! Unfortuenly for Dr. Griffin he fails to read the fine print when working with these chemicals. […]
This movie certainly was not the best film of the 1930s by any means and is only noteworthy because it is the first film to self-identify as a Zombie movie. The film doesn’t hold up […]
Henry Frankenstein played by Colin Clive and his assistant Fritz portrayed by Dwight Frye stalk the graveyards at night. They dig up the fresh corpses of the recently deceased in order to fulfill a mad […]
This film kicked off the horror movie craze of the 1930’s and 40’s. Todd Browning’s Dracula and James Whale’s Frankenstein (which came out later that same year) would establish the standard for Gothic horror cinema. Dracula is […]
The Phantom of the Opera was the 1925 silent horror film adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s novel of the same title. The book is also known in its original French title Le Fantôme De l’Opéra. The […]