THE DEADLY MANTIS (1957) reviews and overview

‘This was the day that engulfed the world in terror…’ The Deadly Mantis is a 1957 American science fiction monster movie produced by William Alland for Universal-International Pictures. It was directed by Nathan Juran (The Brain …

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THEM! (1954) Reviews and overview

‘A horror horde of crawl-and-crush giants clawing out of the earth from mile-deep catacombs!’ Them! is a 1954 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by Gordon Douglas (Zombies on Broadway; …

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Julie Adams – Actress

Actress Julie Adams has died aged ninety-two. She is best known to horror fans as the love interest of the Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). Confirmation of her demise …

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THE MOLE PEOPLE (1956) Reviews and overview

‘Terrifying… monsters from a lost age!’ The Mole People is a 1956 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Virgil W. Vogel (The Land Unknown) from a screenplay by László Görög (The Spider). …

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THE TELL-TALE HEART (1953) Reviews and overview

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable …

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TEENAGE ZOMBIES (1957) Reviews

‘Young pawns thrust into pulsating cages of horror in a sadistic experiment!’ Teenage Zombies is a 1957 [released 1960] American science fiction horror film written [as Jaques Lecotier], produced and directed by Jerry …

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SCARED STIFF (1953) Reviews and overview

Scared Stiff is a 1953 American musical comedy feature film directed by George Marshall from a screenplay by Herbert Baker and Walter DeLeon (The Cat and the Canary), loosely based on the 1909 play The …

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THE HEAD (1959) Reviews and overview

‘It just won’t lay down and stay dead’ The Head is a 1959 West German science fiction horror thriller written and directed by Russian-born Victor Trivas and produced by Wolf C. …

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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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MACABRE (1958) Reviews and overview

Macabre is a 1958 American horror mystery thriller film produced and directed by William Castle (Strait-Jacket; Mr. Sardonicus; House on Haunted Hill) from a screenplay by Robb White (Homicidal; 13 Ghosts; …

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