Black Sunday (1960)

Black Sunday (1960)

A life tip: it’s all well and good to round up, torture, condemn, and execute witches – but you don’t want to be the guy whose name is on the memo. In this film, 17th century witch Asa vows revenge on her persecutor and his family (a family which...
The Invisible Ray (1936)

The Invisible Ray (1936)

Boris Karloff is back, and boy is his mustache startling! Top-notch caterpillar form! It haunted my dreams last night! No joke! That said – The Invisible Ray is a great sci-fi classic from Universal; the story of a scientist – Rukh, as played by Boris...
The Black Cat (1934)

The Black Cat (1934)

You’re on your honeymoon, traveling by the Orient Express. Just getting ready for sexytimes in your private train compartment. *knock-knock*, who’s there? Oh, only BELA LUGOSI – can he share your compartment for the trip? Sheesh! Talk about a...
November 4th: Godzilla (1954)

November 4th: Godzilla (1954)

Celebrating sixty years yesterday, Godzilla is one of the first of the blockbuster giant monster films, following close on the heels of The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms. The franchise now consists of 28 feature films, has been followed by countless knock-offs, and...
October 15th: Nosferatu (1922)

October 15th: Nosferatu (1922)

This post is the fifteenth in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. Perhaps silent films are made more effective by the fact that, as a modern audience, an unusual amount of our undivided attention, and mindfulness, is required to partake. Nosferatu –...