SON OF DRACULA (1973) Reviews and overview

‘The First Rock-and-Roll Dracula Movie!’ Son of Dracula – aka Young Dracula – is a 1973 British rock ‘n’ roll musical horror comedy film starring Harry Nilsson and ex-Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as Merlin the Magician. It was …

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Mike Hill – artist and sculptor

Mike Hill is a Los Angeles-based sculptor, originally from Warrington, Cheshire in England, who specialises in ultra-realistic models of monsters from classic horror films. His work includes small figures for …

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DRAK PACK (1980 – 1982) Animated TV series

Drak Pack is an animated sixteen episode television series produced by Hanna-Barbera’s Australian subsidiary. The series aired in the United States on CBS Saturday Morning between September 6, 1980 and September 12, 1982. Drak (voiced by Jerry Dexter), Frankie and Howler (both …

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VAN HELSING (2004) Reviews and overview

‘Adventure lives forever’ Van Helsing is a 2004 American action adventure horror feature film about a monster slayer sent to Transylvania to defeat Dracula. The movie was written and directed …

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13HRS aka NIGHT WOLF (2010) Reviews and overview

13Hrs is a 2010 British supernatural horror film directed by Jonathan Glendening. It stars Isabella Calthorpe, Gemma Atkinson, Gabriel Thomson, Antony De Liseo and Tom Felton. Review: Also known as Night Wolf, 13Hrs comes in a long line of …

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SCREAM OF THE WOLF (1974) Reviews and overview

‘His whole face has gone!’ Scream of the Wolf  is a 1974 American horror television movie directed and produced by Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings; Dark Shadows; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror) from a story by …

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The Werewolf of Paris – novel, 1933

The Werewolf of Paris is a 1933 horror novel as well as a work of historical fiction by Guy Endore. The novel follows Bertrand Caillet, the eponymous werewolf, throughout the tumultuous …

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WAXWORK (1988) Reviews and overview

‘Stop on by and give the afterlife a try.’ Waxwork is a 1988 American comedy horror film directed by Anthony Hickox. The movie stars Zach Galligan and Deborah Foreman alongside …

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MAD MONSTER PARTY? (1967) Reviews and overview

Mad Monster Party? is a 1967 American animated comedy film directed by Jules Bass and written by Mad Magazine creator Harvey Kurtzman. It was produced by Rankin/Bass Productions for Embassy Pictures. Although promoted …

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Jack P. Pierce – makeup artist

Jack P. Pierce (born Janus Piccoula; May 5, 1889 – July 19, 1968) was a Hollywood makeup artist most famous for creating the iconic makeup worn by Boris Karloff in Universal Studios’ 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, along with various …

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Aurora Movie Monsters – Model kits

The Aurora Plastics Corporation is an American toy and hobby manufacturing and marketing company founded in 1950. It is known primarily for its production of plastic model kits in the …

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THE UNDYING MONSTER (1942) Reviews and overview

‘Horror to make you gasp!’ The Undying Monster is a 1942 American horror and mystery film featuring a werewolf as the primary antagonist. The movie was directed by John Brahm (The Mad Magician; The Lodger; Hangover Square) and is based …

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Guy N. Smith – author

Guy Newman Smith (born 1939, Hopwas, Staffordshire) is a prolific English writer best known for his pulp fiction-style horror fiction, though he has also written non-fiction, softcore smut, and children’s …

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THE HOWLING: REBORN (2011) Reviews and overview

The Howling: Reborn is a 2011 American werewolf-themed horror film written and directed by Joe Nimziki and released direct-to-video on 18 October 2011. The film stars Ivana Milicevic, Lindsey Shaw and Landon Liboiron. Kathryn is attacked by …

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UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING (2012) Reviews and overview

Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is the fourth film in the Underworld series, with Kate Beckinsale reprising her role as Selene. Theo James, Michael Ealy and India Eisley appeared in new roles to …

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GINGER SNAPS (2000) Reviews and overview

‘Hungry like the wolf.’ Ginger Snaps is a 2000 Canadian werewolf film directed by John Fawcett. The film focuses on two teenage sisters, Ginger and Brigitte Fitzgerald (Katharine Isabelle and Emily Perkins), who have …

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