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The House That Dripped Blood (1971) – By Baron Craze

For everyone seeing the title, it likely brings smiles and excitement to any horror fan that covering it as an anniversary article and review, noting its 50th, a true testament to the enduring craftsman and artistic manner present on the screen shining the essence of classic gothic horror. The film comes from the legendary Amicus…


The Walking Dead (1936) – By Baron Craze

Long before the comics, television shows, games, merchandise of The Walking Dead series, existed another film of the same name, and likely either forgotten or thoroughly unknown except by Boris Karloff’s aficionados and fans in general it dates all the way back to the early days of horror in the mid-1930s. He, like Lon Chaney…


The Howling (1981) – By Baron Craze

Werewolf movies are an interesting subgenre in the horror realm, most fans can point to the first creation The Wolf Man [1941], but if one accelerates through the decades and makes a hard stop in the 80s, easily everyone decided it was time to howl at the moon. In 1981, the cycle of the werewolf…


April Fool’s Day (1986) – By Baron Craze

Within the horror genre, there are plenty of unique films for multiple reasons, a classic design, cool characters, phenomenal locations, exquisite storyline, and then there’s those movies with those special twist endings commonly found in Scream [1996] and thereafter such as the recent No Escape [2020]. However, this concept existed before these movies, with one…


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) – By Baron Craze

I thoroughly enjoy anniversary article-reviews, allowing the time to dive deeper into a certain film, and this was one I had circled a long time ago; it serves as an interesting time in cinema, so much occurring in life at that time. In addition, the movie clearly has influence with countless filmmakers, exploring interesting themes…


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….