The demonic is a popular theme in horror films, be it cursed objects, demonic entities, or the Devil himself and his followers. The subgenre has split into multible different strands but has its origins in the Satanic scare of the 1960s and 1970s and today haunted house movies are more likely to involve demons that ..
Happy birthday to American actor Richard Dreyfuss who is 70 years old today. The New York born actor grew up in Los Angeles where he soon found plenty of work in television during the 1960s and early 1970s. He débuted in the instant classic American Graffiti (see below) and made lots of succesful films during ..
There is something about the rotting, slow-moving movie monster zombies are that makes them perfect for horror comedies. Our fear of rotting flesh, the high infection danger and the fast growing numbers of zombies, ensures that a zombie movie can scare the hell out of us and be a genuinely frightening experience. But luckily, ..
The horror genre has always been a prolific one, producing few truly great films but nonetheless maintaining a large and devoting fanbase. This upcoming year is no exception, with a multitude of new horror film coming out. Big franchises continue to produce new installments, including Insidious, Conjuring, and Halloween (see all three below), as well ..
Actor David Howard Thornton is mostly known from theater, voice acting and playing the Joker in TV-series Nightwing: Escalation. But that is about to change! After taking over the part of maniacal clown Art in Damien Leone’s Terrifier (2017), Thornton is about to join the horror villain legacy with his portrayal of one of the ..
Arguably, every decade has brought excellent movies in the horror genre, but most fans would agree that the 1970s has brought a great amount of amazing horror movies. Following the optimism of the 1960s with sexual revolution, the moon landing, and cultural upheaval, the 1970s took a turn downhill with oil crisis, Nixon, and the ..
“I hate clowns. You can’t tell what they’re thinking” (Peter Pan (Peter Pan in Scarlet)) Andy Muschietti, the director of It (2017), would seem to have made a grave mistake. He has based the scares of his new horror film on a clown. And clowns, as we ..
Stephen King is often called The King of Horror, and I have come across several people who were unaware that he is also the author between such stories as The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Let us rectify that in honour of the best-selling author’s 70th birthday. Because there is much more to King, ..
Throughout a career of more than 40 years, Irish-born actor Sam Neill (he grew up in New Zealand) has shown an ability to disappear into a character, meaning you may have seen him in more than you remember. Equally playing nice guy as well as mean bastards, Neill knows it is about the part and ..
When it comesto iconic cult movies the 1970s was one of the best decades! Cult classics that fit within the wide genre of sci-fi are no exception. This was a decade of young film maker who had grown up in the golden age of sci-fi and gotten their thrills from TV shows like the original ..
When you think 1980s cinema, what do you think of? Is it John Hughes and his wonderful coming-of-age movies like The Breakfast Club (1985) and Sixteen Candles (1984), the corny feel of the horror of the times like in Fright Night (1985) and An American Werewolf in London (1981) or the amazement Spielberg made ..
Arnold Schwarzenegger is known for more than his impressive bodybuilder body and thick Austrian accent. The actor with the almost unpronounceable surname is also know as one of the greatest action stars ever and despite turning 70 years old recently he is still going strong! From a small town in Austria, Schwarzenegger first made ..