The Fog (1980)

The Fog (1980)

You either love John Carpenter or you might not know much about him at all. But if you’re at all a cinephile, you’re probably in the former category – especially if you appreciate horror. 1980’s The Fog is a much-beloved installment in his...
The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior (1999)

Is it just me, or are kick-ass Viking films hard to come by? Which SHOULDN’T BE THE CASE, but it kind of is. I’ve even got a little rule of thumb: if a Hollywood film features a character named “Hrothgar”, viewers beware! Films based on Michael...
The Mummy (1959)

The Mummy (1959)

An early Hammer horror effort, and the first of four in their “Mummy Cycle”, this one leaves me weak in the knees.  The color is fabulous. The spooky-factor, perfect (although hardly “nerve-shattering shock!” as advertised on the poster). The...