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Horror Icon and Master of Suspense: Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock – By Baron Craze

I suppose it is no surprise that I include Alfred Hitchcock as a Horror Icon and will try and limit myself in writing volumes on his masterful artistic career. The first thing most will retort with is – wait, he didn’t do a lot of horror movies, and you are semi-right, it’s in fine details…


Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965) – By Baron Craze

Horror anthologies always have a special place in the genre, and especially with the fans, sometimes they share a theme or otherwise a series of short stories anchored with main tale flowing through it. These were popular in the early-60s to mid-70s until 2010 and onward where it became more standardized for filmmakers joining together…


Alligator (1980) – By Baron Craze

  The horror film genre prides itself with taking folklore and urban legends and morphing them into scary movies or just solid tales to entertain audiences, well screenwriter John Sayles (Piranha [1978]) did that with Frank Ray Perilli’s (Laserblast [1978]) story.  Its concerns the story of how pet gators are flushed down a toilet and…


Psycho [1960]: 60th Anniversary – Influences Transcending Time – By Baron Craze

  In the past I’ve reviewed the film Psycho, for numerous film sites, even did a Q&A series of questions for the Horrornews site now the film hit its 60th anniversary in September, and still has a stellar impact on cinema fans, I had the opportunity to see it once more on the silver screen…


Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy [1955] – By Baron Craze

When it comes to comedy nowadays its practically solo effects, a movie might have two comedic stars in it, but they actually are more independent than a duo, and that is where the talents Bud Abbott and Lou Costello shined, they were and still are one of the most famous comedy teams of all time….


The Return of the Living Dead (1985) – By Baron Craze

  BRAINS ON THE TAKE-OUT MENU!!!   Simply, here in 2020, this 35-year-old classic, with its own army of the dead, screaming for BRAINS, given a rebirth at night from a properly title Resurrection Cemetery, they’re all reborn after a chemically induced rainstorm unleashing the pain and agony rotting in their graves, needing to feed….


Jaws (1975) – By Baron Craze

  Unbelievable to many this is not a horror movie, rather adventure thriller, the primary reason very obviously, if one called it a horror film then likely would have been glanced over by critics, and not receive any awards, that’s how harsh the word ‘horror’ is to many. Therefore, knowing and learning the lessons of…


13 Ghosts (1960) – By Baron Craze

William Castle, the name alone is recognized by horror fans and filmmakers, he was the ultimate in theater gimmicks and marketing guru, in fact if alive today the social media platforms likely couldn’t handle his craftiness; there’s even movies that pay homage to his wackiness such as Popcorn (1991) and Matinee (1993). However, by 1960,…


Lifeforce (1985) – By Baron Craze

Before one can begin to discuss Lifeforce, there’s clear understanding this is a horror and sci-fi b-movie, that starts fine and quickly builds in a strange direction and likely has one asking themselves and anyone in the room what on earth is going on quite quickly. Well ignore all the questions save them for a…


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…