DRACULA A.D. 1972 Reviews and overview

‘Past, present or future, never count out the Count!’ Dracula A.D. 1972 is a British supernatural horror film, directed by Alan Gibson (Crescendo; Goodbye Gemini) and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It was written by Don …

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SHOCK WAVES (1977) Reviews and overview

‘The deep end of horror!’ Shock Waves is an American 1977 released science fiction horror feature film directed by Ken Wiederhorn (Freddy’s Nightmares TV series; Dark Tower; Return of the Living Dead Part 2; Eyes …

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I, MONSTER (1970) Reviews and overview

‘The most violent creature ever made by man!’ I, Monster is a 1970 British science-fiction horror feature film about a psychologist who invents a drug which will release his patients’ …

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PIECES (1982) Reviews and overview

‘If you think you’re safe on campus – you’re dead wrong!’ Pieces is a 1982 slasher horror feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker Juan Piquer Simon (Slugs: The Movie; Cthulhu Mansion; The Rift). Plot: Boston, 1942: a ten-year-old boy …

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ASYLUM (1972) Reviews and overview

‘You have nothing to lose but your mind.’ Asylum is a 1972 British anthology horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker (The Vault of Horror; Scars of Dracula; Quatermass and The Pit) …

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Pacemaker Pictures – film distributor

Pacemaker Pictures Inc. was an American distribution company that specialised in releasing imported European horror movies with lurid advertising campaigns, often many years later than their initial production/release. The company …

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Dwarfs in Horror Cinema – article

For some, all the world’s a stage, for others, a battlefield. Circumstances sometimes mean that these two options are thrust upon a person, both socially and as a career. It’s …

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Stephanie Beacham – actress

Stephanie Beacham (born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, 28 February 1947) is an English television, radio, film and theatre actress. Her career began in modelling before she moved into television with roles …

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MADHOUSE (1974) Reviews and overview

‘If stark terror were ecstasy… living here would be sheer bliss!’ Madhouse is a 1974 released British horror feature film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions in association with …

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Famous Monsters of Filmland – magazine

Famous Monsters of Filmland is a horror genre-specific film magazine started in 1958 by publisher James Warren and editor Forrest J Ackerman. Famous Monsters of Filmland inspired the creation of many other …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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