Another Halloween season has come and gone and, despite everyone wearing masks, it was not as festive as we would have liked. I hope you all still managed to sneak in a little ghoulish fun…at a safe social distance of course. For me, while I missed being able to attend the horror conventions and film... Continue Reading →
That Time Vincent Price Went Clubbing
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Vincent Price went clubbing? Well wonder no more, just watch The Monster Club! This 1981 anthology film walks the line between horror and comedy and perhaps a little more on the comedy side than was initially intended. Vincent Price plays a vampire named Eramus who... Continue Reading →
When It Flies…Someone Dies!
Horror is a very broad genre. Horror by definition elicits fear and shock or, at the very least, attempts to elicit those emotions. Beyond that basic criterion, there is plenty of room for interpretation. Monsters, ghosts, and other supernatural elements are certainly ingrained in our idea of horror entertainment but they are not necessary components. ... Continue Reading →
The Legendary Last Man
(This article originally appeared, in a slightly different form, in October of 2013 on the site Cheese-Magnet.com. Cheese-Magnet is people!) I suspect most horror and science fiction enthusiasts are fans of the late writer Richard Matheson (1926 – 2013), although many may not realize it. As author and/or screenwriter, Matheson was responsible for many genre favourites... Continue Reading →