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
I don’t see many talk about this film. Is it underrated? Not easily found to consume? Easily forgotten or simply buried among other films that get pushed to the side? I’ve been meaning to do this film for a while (2 years) but it wasn’t an easy film to find screen captures of. That’s a … Continue reading A Color Story: Clown
Title: Halloween Year: 2018 Director: David Gordon Green Writer(s): Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, based on characters by John Carpenter and Debra Hill Producer(s): Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block Costume(s): Emily Gunshor Cinematography: Michael Simmonds Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner One thing I’ve noticed … Continue reading A Color Story: Halloween (2018)
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Year: 1989 Dir.: Stephen Hopkins Producer(s): Robert Shaye, Rupert Harvey Writer(s): Leslie Bohem Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Lisa Wilcox, Robert Englund, Kelly Jo Minter, Erika Anderson, Danny Hassel, Whit Hertford, and Joe Seely This one I’d say is probably the more ambitious of the … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child; It’s a Boy!
Title: Midsommar Year: 2019 Director: Ari Aster Writer(s): Ari Aster Producer(s): Lars Knudsen, Patrik Andersson Costume(s): Andrea Flesch Cinematography: Pawel Pogorzelski Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter, and Vilhelm Blomgren This movie starts with a minimal, barely there title card yet the entire film is quite… beautiful looking. There … Continue reading A Color Story: Midsommar
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Year: 1988 Dir.: Renny Harlin Producer(s): Robert Shaye, Rachel Talalay Writer(s): Brian Helgeland, Ken and Jim Wheats (screenplay), William Kotzwinkle, Brian Helgeland (story) Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Danny Hassel, Tuesday Knight, Ken Sagoes, Rodney Eastman, Andras Jones, Brooke Theiss and … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master; are you ready for Freddy?
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.
Title: Planet Terror Year: 2007 Dir.: Robert Rodriguez Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan Writer(s): Robert Rodriguez Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Naveen Andrews, Michael Biehn, Jeff Fahey, Stacy Ferguson, Bruce Willis BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am strictly focusing on … Continue reading Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.
Title: Hellraiser Year: 1987 Dir.: Clive Barker Producer(s): Christopher Figg Writer(s): Clive Barker (screenplay), The Hellbound Heart (novel) by Barker Company: Film Futures, Entertainment Film Distributors Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley A “bankruptcy of imagination” is how film critic Roger Ebert described this film. And yes, Ebert definitely had a love/hate … Continue reading Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.
Title: Drag Me to Hell Year: 2009 Dir.: Sam Raimi Producer(s): Robert Tapert, Grant Curtis Writer(s): Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi Company: Universal Pictures Starring: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer and Adriana Barraza. Sam Raimi makes another appearance on the blog. But now, we’re not talking about Ash Williams, the Deadites, … Continue reading Drag Me to Hell; even nice people can go to hell.