Tag: Gothic

The Masque of the Red Death (1964) – By Baron Craze

When any horror fan hears the names Roger Corman, Vincent Price and Edgar Allan Poe, mentioned in the same breath, a few films come to mind, this year of 2019 marks 55-years since this creation first graced the screens, a film that put Satan in the forefront. In addition, this production suffered through one of…


Countess Dracula (1971) – By Baron Craze

Director Peter Sasdy is known to many horror aficionados in particular Hammer Films which include Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970) and Hands of the Ripper (1971) and returned with the classic gothic horror tale Countess Dracula based on historical events. The tale of Elizabeth Bathory, an aging countess used the blood of virgins to…


Frankenstein (1931): ALIVE for 88-years – By Baron Craze

No one in the horror genre can truly deny the importance or the significance of the legendary date November 21, 1931, the day that director James Whale gave life to the incredible movie Frankenstein, created from the mind of 21-year-old Mary Shelley in the year of 1818, now celebrating its 88th anniversary. Frankenstein has the full…


Mysterious Void Show for November 2018

Join us on a new adventure, into the Mysterious Void, where colors vanish, pure sound exists, the music heard, features Gothic themes, industrial even a hint of techno, all of it swirling into vast exploration of unknown boundaries, the enjoyment found by venturing into the void freeing oneself of all limitations.The show had success therefore another…


Cold Moon (2016) – By Baron Craze

Working from an original body of work, director and co-writer Griff Furst adapted his screenplay from the book “Cold Moon Over Babylon” (1980) by Michael McDowell {RIP 1999}, who co-wrote the script Beetlejuice (1988); delivers an enjoyable with bleak moments story, likely to fly under the radar for many horror fans, as it presents more…


The Wolf Man (1941) – By Baron Craze

In 1941, Universal Pictures released the last of their truly great monster movies The Wolf Man. The rise and fall of Dracula and Bela Lugosi and then Boris Karloff and Frankenstein, done their jobs, delivered the frights and scares, enjoyed the thrills yet the studio still struggled financially, desperately need a winning monster they called on screenwriter extraordinaire…


The Gatehouse (2016) – By Baron Craze

Gatehouse wraps itself into a fantastical tale set in the wilderness, with nature reclaiming what rightfully belongs to it, while discovering legends and strange sinister creatures as well as a ghost story, one thing it’s not, is a horror film, it’s more of a single widowed father and his daughter, from director and screenwriter Martin…


Midnight Syndicate: Gates Of Delirium (2001) Retro Music Review

Twenty-one years ago Midnight Syndicate broke onto the scene of atmospheric music which struck a chord with horror and Halloween enthusiasts and gothic fans too, and since then over 10 albums released, composing music in two films The Rage and The Dead Matter. The core duo of the band, Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka, continue…