El Charro de las Calaveras (1965)

El Charro de las Calaveras (1965)

El Charro de las Calaveras appears to be a cobbled-together serial attempting feature film status, and is the first movie helmed by Abel Salazar’s brother Alfredo. The effect is a rather clumsy and dusty horror film unfolding in what appear to be fallow turnip...
The Abominable Snowman (1957)

The Abominable Snowman (1957)

Peter Cushing and Forrest Tucker join forces in this early Hammer horror film based on one of Nigel Kneale’s television dramas, “BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: The Creature” from 1955. The result is a well-paced, eery little horror adventure with...
The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Inspired by 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Strange World of Planet X (also released as Cosmic Monsters) is a fun little black-and-white sci-fi/horror, produced in England alongside The Trollenberg Terror (also released as The Crawling Eye). Starring...
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

I am going to be completely honest here and say I adore old black and white drive-in science fiction and horror. As long as the picture quality is good, I’ll probably enjoy the hell out of it. Look – I never promised you a fair and balanced,...
The City of the Dead (1960)

The City of the Dead (1960)

An above-average black and white “witch revenge” horror film, especially considering the two male leads are about as exciting as nonfat milk. A young college student (an early role for Venetia Stevenson) provides a modicum of sexy-virginal titillation,...