Monthly Archives: October 2018

“Halloween” (2018)

On October 25, 1978, John Carpenter’s “Halloween” premiered in Kansas City, Missouri. The movie has gone on to achieve iconic status within the annals of horror films. From what I’ve read, and from interviews that I’ve seen with cast members … Continue reading

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“The Wolf Man (1941) – A Classic Cinema Horror Icon”

“A disease of the mind in which human begins imagine they are wolf-men. According to an old legend which persists in certain localities, the victims actually assume the physical characteristics of the animal. There is a small village near Talbot … Continue reading

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“House of 1000 Corpses”

“Howdy Folks! You like blood? Violence? Freaks of nature? Well then, come on down to Captain Spaulding’s Museum of Monsters and Mad-Men. See the Alligator Boy, ride my famous Murder Ride. Most of all, don’t forget to take home some … Continue reading

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“Wes Craven’s Summer of Fear” (1978)

The narrative of the television movie, “Summer of Fear,” is told through the point-of-view of Rachel Bryant, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Linda Blair (The Exorcist).  She is a teenage girl, living in California, who loves her horse, Sundance, and … Continue reading

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“Summer of 84”

The film “Summer of 84” centers on four teenage boys; their ostensible leader is Davey (Graham Verchere). He is an aspiring film director, who is seemingly obsessed with conspiracy theories, and secret government cover-ups involving the existence of extraterrestrial beings. … Continue reading

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“The Collector by John Fowles”

At the start of the novel “The Collector,” Frederick Clegg has just realized a dream that so many people have – he has won a substantial sum of money. This very sizeable monetary windfall has changed his financial situation so … Continue reading

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“Night Gallery Series Launches Spielberg’s Career”

“Good evening. And welcome to a private showing of three paintings displayed here for the first time. Each is a collector’s item in its own way; not because of any special artistic quality, but because each captures on a canvas, … Continue reading

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