The Ghoul – UK, 1975 – reviews

The Ghoul is a 1974 [released 1975] British horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by John Elder [Anthony Hinds] and produced by his son, Kevin Francis …

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Worst Horror

The following is a listing of movies that are generally regarded as the worst horror films of all-time. And then we have added many more of our own choices. People …

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Craze – UK, 1974

‘Where black magic explodes into murder!’ Craze is a 1974 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis (The Skull; The Vampire Happening; The Ghoul) from a screenplay co-written by producer Herman Cohen …

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Asylum – UK, 1972 – reviews

Second Sight Films is releasing Limited Edition UK Blu-ray releases of the Amicus horror anthologies The House That Dripped Blood and Asylum. Each release will be presented in a box set featuring original artwork from Graham …

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The Brain (1962) reviews and overview

‘Instrument of terror!’ The Brain is a 1962 science fiction murder mystery film with horror touches directed by Freddie Francis (Paranoiac; The Skull; The Vampire Happening) from a screenplay by Robert …

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Hysteria – UK, 1964 – reviews

‘Terrifying suspense… it will shock you out of your seat!’ Hysteria is a 1964 British psychological thriller directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; The Skull; The Creeping Flesh) from a screenplay by producer …

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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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The Vault of Horror – UK, 1973

‘Everything that makes life worth leaving!’ The Vault of Horror – promoted as Vault of Horror – is a 1973 British anthology horror feature film made by Amicus Productions. Like the …

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The Psychopath – UK, 1965 – reviews

‘Mother may I go out and kill?’ The Psychopath is a 1965 [released 1966] British horror thriller film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by Robert Bloch (Psycho). The Amicus production stars Patrick Wymark, Margaret Johnston, Alexander Knox, and …

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Elisabeth Lutyens – composer

(Agnes) Elisabeth Lutyens (9 July 1906 – 14 April 1983) was an English composer of classical music but is best known for her contribution for scores to horror films throughout the 1960’s. Born …

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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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