Island of Lost Souls – USA, 1932

Island of Lost Souls is a 1932 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Erle C. Kenton (House of Dracula; House of Frankenstein) from a screenplay co-written by science fiction writer Philip Wylie. …

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13 Fanboy – USA, 2020

‘Some fans love you to death’ 13 Fanboy is a forthcoming American slasher horror feature film co-produced and directed by Deborah Voorhees (who, as an actress, appeared in Appointment with …

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The Man They Could Not Hang – USA, 1939

‘The king of horror thrills… excites… terrifies… as a doctor-turned-demon!’ The Man They Could Not Hang is a 1939 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Nick Grinde (The …

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White Zombie – USA, 1932

‘She was not alive… nor dead… just a’ White Zombie is a 1932 American supernatural horror feature film directed and produced by brothers Victor Halperin and Edward Halperin. The screenplay by Garnett Weston tells the story …

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The Phantom – USA, 1931

The Phantom is a 1931 American thriller film written and directed by Alan James (as Alvin Neitz). It stars Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams, Allene Ray, and Niles Welch. Review: An ‘Old Dark House’ thriller haphazardly …

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The Black Cat – USA, 1934

‘Things you never saw before or ever dreamed of!’ The Black Cat – aka The Vanishing Body (reissue) and House of Doom (UK title) – is a 1934 American horror film directed …

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Tower of London – USA, 1939

Tower of London is a 1939 American historical and quasi-horror film produced and directed by Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein) from a screenplay by his brother Robert N. Lee for Universal Pictures. It …

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The Vampire Bat – USA, 1933

The Vampire Bat is a 1933 American horror film directed by Frank R. Strayer (Condemned to Live; The Monster Walks) from a screenplay by Edward T. Lowe (House of Dracula; House of Frankenstein). …

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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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Revolt of the Zombies – USA, 1936

‘Sex and horror in one gigantic thrill show!’ Revolt of the Zombies is a 1936 American horror film directed and produced by the Halperin Brothers which stars Dean Jagger and Dorothy Stone. It is one of …

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Robert Bloch – writer

Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee,Wisconsin. Bloch is best known as the writer of …

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Top horror movie taglines

The art of selling a movie, particularly a horror movie, is often based on a distinctive and memorable ad campaign. An intriguing, horrific or even repellent image – aligned with a few …

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One Frightened Night – USA, 1935

‘Mascot’s mirthful mystery’ One Frightened Night is a 1935 American comedy mystery thriller feature film directed by Christy Cabanne (The Mummy’s Hand; Scared to Death) from a screenplay by Wellyn …

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Angus Scrimm – actor

Angus Scrimm (born Lawrence Rory Guy; August 19, 1926 – January 9, 2016) was an American actor and author, best known for playing the Tall Man in the 1979 horror …

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H.P. Lovecraft – author

  Howard Phillips Lovecraft aka H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only …

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Christopher Lee – actor

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly seventy years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became …

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M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost …

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