Carmilla (2019) reviews and overview

Carmilla is a 2019 British romantic mystery feature film about an adolescent young woman’s sexual awakening when a strange visitor comes into her life. Written and directed by Emily Harris, …

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The Strange Door – USA, 1951 – reviews

‘Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece of terror!’ The Strange Door is a 1951 American gothic thriller feature film directed by Joseph Pevney (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries: ‘Voodoo Doll’); The Munsters – …

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Hell Night (1981) reviews and overview

‘Pray for day’ Hell Night is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by Tom DeSimone (Terror in the Jungle) from a screenplay written by Randy Feldman. The movie stars Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten …

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Harrow County – comic book

Harrow County is an American supernatural horror comic book, created by writer, Cullen Bunn and artist Tyler Crook. First published by Dark Horse Comics in May 2015, it was originally …

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The Lodgers (2017) reviews and overview

‘We see you’ The Lodgers is a 2017 Irish gothic horror feature film directed by Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey) from a screenplay by David Turpin (The Indecents) for Epic Pictures (Day of …

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Frankenstein – ballet, UK, 2016

Frankenstein is a 2016 British ballet directed by The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett at London’s Royal Opera House. The ballet is a music and dance adaptation of Mary Shelley’s …

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Les Baxter – composer

Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer. Although he is best known as a practitioner of exotica music, he also scored several …

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Dave Allen – comedian

David Tynan O’Mahony (6 July 1936 – 10 March 2005), better known as Dave Allen, was an Irish comedian and actor, perhaps best known for his 1970s BBC TV series, which …

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Penny dreadful – publication

A penny dreadful (also called penny horrible, penny awful, penny number and penny blood) was a type of British fiction publication in the 19th century that usually featured lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks, …

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Phantasmagoria – album by The Damned

Phantasmagoria – literally, a sequence of haphazardly associative imagery, as seen in dreams or fever – is the sixth album by punk/psychedelic/goth band The Damned, released by MCA Records in July 1985. After much …

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Gothic – UK, 1986 – overview and reviews

‘Conjure up your deepest, darkest fear… now call that fear to life!’ Gothic is a 1986 British horror feature film directed by Ken Russell, starring Gabriel Byrne as Lord Byron, Julian Sands as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Natasha Richardson as Mary Shelley, Miriam …

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