Category: Television Reviews

The Night Stalker (1972) – By Baron Craze

The horror television movies still  occur likely not the frequency of those in the 70s and 80s, but they still have groans for some and others fond memories, like this one from producer Dan Curtis, yes the man who created the long running and very impactful gothic vampire soap opera Dark Shadows. As the reader…


Horror Express (1972) – By Baron Craze

As horror fans know sometimes different modes of media aid a film in achieving a loyal following, which is exactly what happened with Horror Express, all thanks to the small screen, the television viewing audiences of 1970s and 1980s, long before any social media, this one arena, helped it obtain that cult status. A film…


Zombie Night (2013) – By Baron Craze

This might sound completely bizarre, but zombie movies are quite similar to pizzas, I know what in the hell are you talking, but think about, they are. First some are icky, dripping grease and unappealing, and others the process to make them very unhealthy (ever seen some of those kitchens – time to barf), and…


Killer High (2018) – By Baron Craze

Our entry for television horror this month, brings a film that premiered during the 2018 countdown to Halloween on the Syfy network, from the production company Blue Ice Pictures, which makes a few TV-movies such as Neverknock (2017) and  Leprechaun Returns (2018) and very recently feature film The Banana Splits Movie (2019). Often readers of…


Zombie Apocalypse (2011) – By Baron Craze

Zombie Apocalypse is a The Asylum production, that originally aired on tv’s Syfy, Saturday, October 30th headed by director Nick Lyon (Bermuda Tentacles [2014]), working with a screenplay from writers Brooks Peck and Craig Engler, both who penned Rage of the Yeti (2011), who brought in a few unique elements. When it comes to the zombie subgenre, there’s plenty to…


The Norliss Tapes (1973) – By Baron Craze

This movie was intended as a pilot for a TV series of the same name; however NBC didn’t place an option as they saw it as another version of The Night Stalker (1972) (TV Movie). Nevertheless, it’s the person who was behind the creation, that garnishes quite a bit of the attention, Dan Curtis, by 1973…


Gargoyles (1972) – By Baron Craze

Earlier in 2019, the world saw the burning of Notre Dame, in Paris France, and thought, the tragedy occurred perhaps from the removal of the gargoyles this coincidentally came about when readers of The Horror Times requested (in high demand) a review of the 1972 television film. This originally broadcasted on CBS in November 1973,…


Satan’s School for Girls (1973) – By Baron Craze

Once more it’s time to revisit the television horror, namely this campy production which first aired on September 19, 1973 from the skilled hands and mind of producer Aaron Spelling through the distribution of the American Broadcastings Company (ABC) from director David Lowell Rich, who earlier that same year did The Horror at 37,000 Feet…


Snowbeast (1977) – By Baron Craze

On April 28, 1977, Snowbeast premiered, on NBC, playing off the infamous footage by Roger Patterson’s encounter with a Bigfoot, 10-years earlier in 1967, and using that along with the creature seen for over 100-years in the Colorado and the Pacific Northwest hence a yeti beast. Unknown to many actually two versions exist of this…


Crowhaven Farm (1970) – By Baron Craze

In 1970, Crowhaven Farm, became the ABC Movie of the Week, presenting itself as an eerie supernatural tale, made in the vein of Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby, which proceeded this movie by 2-years, but heavily influenced many movies both in the United States and overseas.  Screenwriter John McGreevey, who also served as a producer, had many television…