Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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M – Germany, 1931

M is a 1931 German drama-thriller film directed by Fritz Lang (Metropolis, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse) and starring Peter Lorre (The Beast with Five Fingers; The Raven; Tales of Terror). It …

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Gordon Hessler – director, screenwriter, producer

Gordon Hessler (12 December 1925 – 19 January 2014) was a British film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was raised in England and studied at the University of Reading. While a teenager, he …

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Tales of the Uncanny – Germany, 1932 – reviews

Unheimliche Geschichten (Tales of the Uncanny or Uncanny Stories) is a 1932 German black comedy horror film directed by the prolific Austrian film director Richard Oswald, starring Paul Wegener, and produced by Gabriel Pascal. The story is a …

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