Tag: Anniversary

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) – By Baron Craze

This film is more than a mere sequel of a horror movie it contains so many references that transcend into the horror films of today, proving that imagination holds no boundaries and likely James Whale gives the definitive version of Mary Shelley‘s original story of Frankenstein Or The Modern Prometheus to screen an enduring lasting impression. It…


Gremlins (1984) – By Baron Craze

I recently had the opportunity to see Gremlins on the big screen for the first time ever, I’ve seen the movie on television, but there’s nothing is quite like watching it all at the huge venue, and great surround sound features. Then seeing it with a cross-section of the public, parents likely those who saw…


Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989) – By Baron Craze

While technically it’s after the holiday of Halloween, it truly appears that this franchise of the same name is the only one that is continuing onward with theatrical releases. After the less than welcoming Halloween: Season of the Witch (1983), which now is finding a love affair with the fans, it seems as if the…


Horror Icon: Edgar Allan Poe – By Baron Craze

The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers, madness and other mysterious consequences involving cats, graveyards and haunting deaths. Poe, refers to likely the most influential American authors and writers of the 19th century, and non-other than Edgar Allan Poe. He was the first author to actually attempt to make a living wage solely…


The Bat (1959) – By Baron Craze

This film The Bat has flown an interesting winding path in the horror genre, it’s one that took flight as a novel in 1908 called The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart (The Unknown [1927]), which she later developed into a stage play, with Avery Hopwood in 1920 and spawned a few movies, before rising…


Happy Birthday to Scooby Doo: You’re 50! – By Baron Craze

This famed franchise is celebrating 50 years since the first episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? aired on CBS, September 13, 1969; with the Saturday morning cartoon launching an incredible and still on-going marathon. It has spun multiple spin-off series, original animated and live action films, consumer products and much more. Now, some likely to state…


Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) – By Baron Craze

In a decade that saw the boom of slasher glory in 1980, sadly started heavily waning in by the end of 1989, with the big three fan favorites franchises more mundane sequels of A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and then Friday the 13th Part VIII:…


Zombie (1979) – By Baron Craze

When it comes to discussing zombie films, just using the right terminology can cause an uproar, are they living dead, undead, virus created, or just zombies, however the debate goes further when it comes to George Romero’s creation of the dead slow motion to that of speed demon quickness. Then mix that with Lucio Fulci’s…


Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) – By Baron Craze

In the horror genre, the subgenre of comedy does pop quite often, and here at The Horror Times I recently released an archive review of Hold that Ghost (1941), however as many stated correctly so, the best of theirs was Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) [from here referred to as ACMF], this dynamic comedic…


The Tingler (1959) – By Baron Craze

Following his great success with both Macabre (1958) and House on Haunted Hill (1959), William Castle quickly followed it up with The Tingler also released in the same year, he increased his budget to $250,000 and achieved the notoriety of becoming the first director to incorporate an LSD trip into his flick, he effectively achieved…