KONGA (1961) Reviews and overview

‘Not since “King Kong” has the screen exploded with such mighty fury and spectacle!’ Konga is a 1961 British-American science fiction horror feature film directed by John Lemont (The Frightened …

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MOTHRA (1961) Reviews and overview

‘Mightiest monster in all creation!’ Mothra – original title: モスラ Mosura – is a 1961 Japanese science fiction kaiju tokusatsu feature film directed by Ishirō Honda (Matango; The Human Vapour; …

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THE COUCH (1961) Reviews and overview

‘An irresistible impulse to kill – an unbearable compulsion to confess’ The Couch is a 1961 [released 1962] American psychological thriller feature film directed by Owen Crump from a screenplay by Robert Bloch and a …

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TASTE OF FEAR (1961) Reviews and overview

‘The motion picture shocker of the year!’ Taste of Fear is a 1961 British horror thriller film directed by Seth Holt (Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb) and shot in black-and-white by Douglas Slocombe, …

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HOMICIDAL (1961) Reviews and overview

Homicidal is a 1961 American horror-thriller feature film produced and directed by the self-proclaimed “King of Showmanship”, William Castle. Written by Robb White, the film stars Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, …

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REPTILICUS (1961) Reviews and overview

Reptilicus, a 1961 giant monster film about a prehistoric reptile, is a Danish-American co-production, produced by American International Pictures and Saga Studios, and is—upon close examination—two distinctly different films helmed by two different directors. …

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GORGO (1961) Reviews and overview

‘Like nothing you’ve ever seen before!’ Gorgo is a 1961 British giant monster movie directed by Eugène Lourié (The Giant Behemoth; The Colossus of New York; The Beast from 20,000 …

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THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM (1961) Reviews and overview

‘The greatest terror tale ever told!’ The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 American horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. The screenplay by Richard Matheson was based on Edgar Allan Poe‘s short …

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THE MASK aka EYES OF HELL (1961) Reviews and overview

The Mask – re-released as Eyes of Hell and The Spooky Movie Show – is a 1961 Canadian horror film produced in 3-D by Warner Bros. It was directed by Julian Roffman, and stars Paul Stevens, Claudette Nevins, and Bill Walker. It was shot in Toronto, Ontario and …

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