The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy (1932)

1932’s third film in what is commonly thought of as the Universal classic monster films (the talking pictures, anyway), 1932’s The Mummy is the more lush and sophisticated when compared to 1931’s Dracula and 1931’s Frankenstein. The film also...
Ator, The Fighting Eagle (1982)

Ator, The Fighting Eagle (1982)

  After the box office success of Conan The Barbarian (1982), a number of American and oversea film enterprises quickly worked to make cheap fantasy sword-and-sorcery copies of the film. One of the fastest to hit the presses was Ator, The Fighting Eagle (Italian...
The Meteor Man (1993)

The Meteor Man (1993)

Produced, written, directed and starring Robert Townsend as mild-mannered-citizen-turned-superhero, this lost-in-the-90s comedy is an extremely well-intentioned effort that likely should have been more successful than it was. Townsend plays Jefferson Reed, a...
Venom (1981)

Venom (1981)

A rather unpleasant thriller, Venom combines the bleakness of a kidnapping drama with a bit of eco-horror in this film, which at times reads like a made-for-television effort. Apparently besieged with creative and personnel difficulties – director Tobe Hooper...
Tormented (1960)

Tormented (1960)

A surprisingly effective supernatural drama by prolific B-movie director Burt I. Gordon, Tormented starts off with a bang and keeps a nice little pace for its 75-minute runtime. In the first moments of the film, jazz musician Tom Stewart (Richard Carlson) meets in an...