Tag: Television Horror

Killer High (2018) – By Baron Craze

Our entry for television horror this month, brings a film that premiered during the 2018 countdown to Halloween on the Syfy network, from the production company Blue Ice Pictures, which makes a few TV-movies such as Neverknock (2017) and  Leprechaun Returns (2018) and very recently feature film The Banana Splits Movie (2019). Often readers of…


Ghostquake (2012) – By Baron Craze

Danny Trejo, a name that has become more synonymous with the horror genre with each passing month, and stars in director Jeffery Scott Lando’s Ghostquake (originally known as Haunted High) which aired on the Syfy channel, with him performing duties as a janitor named Ortiz, who seems to a high degree of spiritual integrity. Screenwriters…


Zombie Apocalypse (2011) – By Baron Craze

Zombie Apocalypse is a The Asylum production, that originally aired on tv’s Syfy, Saturday, October 30th headed by director Nick Lyon (Bermuda Tentacles [2014]), working with a screenplay from writers Brooks Peck and Craig Engler, both who penned Rage of the Yeti (2011), who brought in a few unique elements. When it comes to the zombie subgenre, there’s plenty to…


The Norliss Tapes (1973) – By Baron Craze

This movie was intended as a pilot for a TV series of the same name; however NBC didn’t place an option as they saw it as another version of The Night Stalker (1972) (TV Movie). Nevertheless, it’s the person who was behind the creation, that garnishes quite a bit of the attention, Dan Curtis, by 1973…


Gargoyles (1972) – By Baron Craze

Earlier in 2019, the world saw the burning of Notre Dame, in Paris France, and thought, the tragedy occurred perhaps from the removal of the gargoyles this coincidentally came about when readers of The Horror Times requested (in high demand) a review of the 1972 television film. This originally broadcasted on CBS in November 1973,…


Satan’s School for Girls (1973) – By Baron Craze

Once more it’s time to revisit the television horror, namely this campy production which first aired on September 19, 1973 from the skilled hands and mind of producer Aaron Spelling through the distribution of the American Broadcastings Company (ABC) from director David Lowell Rich, who earlier that same year did The Horror at 37,000 Feet…


Sorority Horror House (2012) – By Baron Craze

When one see’s the name Anthony C. Ferrante attached to a project originally called American Horror House, likely playing off the popularity of American Horror Story series, the interest is piqued, however, to find out that he was a former horror writer for Fangoria magazine, listed as screenwriter for a TV-Movie with a TV-14 rating…


Snowbeast (1977) – By Baron Craze

On April 28, 1977, Snowbeast premiered, on NBC, playing off the infamous footage by Roger Patterson’s encounter with a Bigfoot, 10-years earlier in 1967, and using that along with the creature seen for over 100-years in the Colorado and the Pacific Northwest hence a yeti beast. Unknown to many actually two versions exist of this…


Crowhaven Farm (1970) – By Baron Craze

In 1970, Crowhaven Farm, became the ABC Movie of the Week, presenting itself as an eerie supernatural tale, made in the vein of Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby, which proceeded this movie by 2-years, but heavily influenced many movies both in the United States and overseas.  Screenwriter John McGreevey, who also served as a producer, had many television…


Hidden Horrors on Television – By Baron Craze

This column section of The Horror Times, has for the most part gone unused, and while it started out for a focus on merely television series, it overlooked a larger portion of the market, the TV Movies, or made for TV productions. These primarily originated from the 1970s with a large portion dwelling of witchcraft…