A new “series” on the blog but I wanted to talk about my adventures into different decades of horror. We can talk about the 80s and 90s horror all we want, they are great, and the 80s is oversaturated but home of the big franchises but no one is really giving earlier decades its due. … Continue reading Favorites in Horror Decades: The 60s
It’s been a while since I’ve done a review for this film, maybe the last one I did was for Cat People? Reviews have been scarce this year so far because I haven’t been watching a whole lot of “newer” movies lately, it’s been really rough but I am trying and it’s slowly coming back … Continue reading SoH Reviews: 13 Ghosts (1960)
We’re continuing the Bava train with another review! Prior to watching 1960’s Black Sunday (or The Mask of Satan), I was super excited to see Bava’s collection on Shudder and I was a little overwhelmed about what to watch. So, we have talked about Shock, Blood and Black Lace, Black Sunday and now we are … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Black Sabbath (1963)
I have waited so long to watch this movie… whenever I could find it. Magically, Shudder has acquired some Mario Bava films, including two that I will be reviewing this week. I saw one on Sunday (11/29) and one the previous week which will be talked about on Saturday’s post but today, we will discuss … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Black Sunday (1960)
A series that is well beloved and over time seems to be better and better is the classic CBS series, The Twilight Zone, created by Rod Serling. It was almost too ambitious to try to do something like a favorite episode from each season or limiting down what to do. So for this series, I'll … Continue reading Favorites: Top (7) Episodes of The Twilight Zone (S1) + HM
Title: Blood and Black LaceYear: 1964Director: Mario BavaWriter(s): Mario Bava, Marcello Fondato, Giusseppe BarillaProducer(s): Massimo Patrizi, Alfredo MirabileCostume(s): Tina GraniCinematography: Ubaldo Terzano Starring: Eva Bartok, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Reiner, Claude Dantes and Dante Di Paolo One of the few Italian horror films I saw in a 100 Scariest Movie Moments (on Bravo) programming and the … Continue reading A Color Story: Blood and Black Lace
This is a long time ago found at a goodwill movie to finally sit and watch. I also watched this after Sleepwalkers which is why I’m knocking out two reviews at once. They mentioned a twist in the summary on the back of the cassette box, and I even got a recent DM response mentioning … Continue reading SoH Reviews: The Terror
Title: Psycho Year: 1960 Dir.: Alfred Hitchcock Producer(s): Alfred Hitchcock Writer(s): Joseph Stefano (screenplay), Robert Bloch (novel) Company: Paramount Pictures (orig), Universal (current) Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, John Gavin and John McIntire A considered “classic” of the horror genre. A film that has influenced horror in a way that only … Continue reading Psycho – it’s an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece.