Caltiki The Immortal Monster – Italy, 1959

‘Terror amok! Hungry for the flesh of the world!’ Caltiki The Immortal Monster – original title: Caltiki il mostro immortale – is a 1959 Italian science fiction horror film directed by Riccardo Freda and …

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Burg Kreuzenstein – Austrian castle

  Burg Kreuzenstein is a castle near Leobendorf in Austria situated at an altitude of 265 meters. It was constructed on the remains of an early medieval castle that had fallen into disrepair …

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Baron Blood – Italy, West Germany, 1972

‘He sought the ultimate in human agony… with instruments of torture ghastly beyond belief!’ Baron Blood – original title: Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga “The Horror of Castle Nuremberg” – …

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Inferno – Italy, 1980 – reviews

Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Sacha Pitoeff, Daria Nicolodi, Alida Valli and …

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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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Armando Trovajoli – composer

Armando Trovajoli composed over three hundred film scores from the early 1950s up until as recently as 2010. Amongst his most famous works are Marriage, Italian Style (one of several …

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Vampix – British VHS label

Vampix was a British video label imprint that specialised in horror films. It was a subsidiary of distributor Videomedia. Most Vampix releases were British and European horror films from the 1960s …

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A Bay of Blood – Italy, 1971 – reviews

‘They came seeking pleasure, they found death’ A Bay of Blood – Italian title: Reazione a catena (Ecologia del delitto) “Chain Reaction (Ecology of a Crime)” is a 1971 Italian giallo horror film directed by Mario Bava. Bava …

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Black Sabbath – Italy, 1963 – reviews

Black Sabbath – original title: I tre volti della paura “The Three Faces of Fear” – is a 1963 Italian horror film anthology directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday; Lisa and the Devil; Shock). The film comprises …

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