Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from one of my favorite movies: Night of the Creeps, a fantastic homage to '50s B-movies directed by Fred Dekker and starring my man Tom Atkins as Detective Ray Cameron. This is my favorite role of his, which is saying a lot. I don't think I've written much … Continue reading Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps
Month: September 2017
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today we're taking a trip down memory lane to a movie that scared the hell out of me as a kid: The Gate. I re-watched it recently, and while it didn't scare me nearly as much as it used to, it is still a lot of fun. Starring a pocket-sized Stephen … Continue reading Monster Monday: The Gate
Rejoice, horror fans, for today is the birthday of Dario Argento, the legendary Italian director responsible for classics like Deep Red, Opera, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, and Suspiria. Argento has made some damn scary films, but his virtuosity doesn't end at eliciting screams from the audience. He is a master stylist with a breathtaking … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Maestro!