Tag: Roger Corman

Queen of Blood (1966) – By Baron Craze

First, Queen of Blood is a silly film, but it still contains a fondness, with many sci-fi and some of the horror fans, a movie headed by an experimental film director, Curtis Harrington, for an extremely low budget production, backed by producers Roger Corman and Samuel Z. Arkoff and in lies the rub of this weird…


Piranha (1978) – By Baron Craze

If one named Twilight Zone: The Movie (1980), The Howling (1981), and Piranha to many of the hardcore horror elites and fans, they likely beam a fun grin, when asked what they have in common, some stating cool b-movies, then throw in Gremlins (1984) and overwhelmingly retort with Joe Dante. Yes! That man has created…


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…


Vincent Price: A Daughters Biography – By Baron Craze

Being both an avid viewer of horror movies and reading novels on the same topic, when visiting a local used bookstore I located a biography on one my favorite actors, Vincent Price, so many fans can name at least three of his films, in less than 30-seconds. I can easily recall his devilish grin and…


Pit and the Pendulum (1961) – By Baron Craze

Roger Corman, a producer of countless b-movie creations and successful in them all, was also a director early on, and this movie marked his second Poe film. He enjoyed Edgar Allan Poe’s gothic writings, inspiring him to recreate the stories, involving Richard Matheson, the writer of I am Legend, to flesh out the story to…


DOA REVIEW: Scorpius Gigantus (2006) – By Baron Craze

CASE NUMBER: #111 One, important thing, I discovered among the grounds of the dead, are the films that no one cares enough to make properly on paper, its on a rare occasion that screenwriters find themselves unconcerned with a script, without any care for the plot or character development, meaningful dialogue, when one achieves a…