Tarantula – USA, 1955 – overview and reviews

‘Giant spider strikes! Crawling terror 100 feet high!’ Tarantula is a 1955 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Jack Arnold (The Incredible Shrinking Man; Creature from the Black Lagoon; It Came from …

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Reggie Nalder – actor

Alfred Reginald Natzick aka Reggie Nalder/Detlef Van Berg/Detlas Van Burg There are actors who look and act unconventionally – Lon Chaney Snr., Dwight Frye, right up to Steve Buscemi and Ron …

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The Invisible Man (1933) reviews and overview

The Invisible Man is a 1933 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells’ science fiction novel The Invisible Man, published in 1897, as adapted by R. C. Sherriff, Philip Wylie and Preston Sturges, whose work was considered unsatisfactory and who …

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Bride of Frankenstein – USA, 1935 – reviews

‘The monster demands a mate!’ Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, and the first sequel to Frankenstein (1931). It was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester in the dual role of his …

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Goblin – rock band

Goblin is an Italian progressive rock band formed from the ashes of two bands, Oliver and Cherry Five, by keyboardist Claudio Simonetti (born in 1952 in São Paulo), guitarist Massimo Morante (born in 1952 in Rome), …

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CREEPSHOW (1982) reviews and overview

Creepshow is a 1982 American anthology horror feature film. It is a collaboration between two genre collaborators who were apparently at the top of their respective crafts, writer, Stephen King, …

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Anthropophagous – Italy, 1980 – reviews

Antropophagus, released in Britain as Anthropophagous: The Beast and in the US as Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Joe D’Amato and co-written by D’Amato and George Eastman (under his real name, Luigi Montefiori), who also starred …

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