The Cat Creature – USA, 1973 – reviews

The Cat Creature is a 1973 American supernatural horror feature film made for television and directed by Curtis Harrington (Ruby; The Dead Don’t Die; The Killing Kind; Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?; Night Tide; …

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The Couch – USA, 1961 – reviews

‘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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The Night Walker – USA, 1964 – reviews

‘Fear and fright stalk the night!’ The Night Walker is a 1964 psychological suspense thriller directed by genre specialist William Castle (Strait-Jacket; House on Haunted Hill; Macabre) from a screenplay by Robert Bloch. The …

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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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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 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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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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Strait-Jacket – USA, 1963 – reviews

Strait-Jacket is a 1963 [released January 19, 1964] American horror feature film starring Joan Crawford (Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?) and Diane Baker in a macabre mother and daughter tale about a series of axe-murders. Horror …

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Psycho (1960) reviews and overview

Psycho is a 1960 American horror-thriller feature film directed by Alfred Hitchcock (Frenzy; The Birds) and starring Anthony Perkins (How Awful About Allan), Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. …

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