Home | Articles (page 4)

Articles

Q&A: The Omen (1976) Movie

Movie: The Omen (1976) – Questions and Answers This time, I concluded the unholy trilogy from Hollywood with The Omen, likely one of the most supposedly curse films surpassing the claims of The Exorcist and equaling that of Poltergeist. Director Richard Donner noted these incidents plaguing the production and the PR firms championed them during the production, however if one …

Read More »

How Many Times Can They Turn the Screw? The 9 Most Accessible Versions of The World’s Most Famous Ghost Story

It’s been called “the world’s most-filmed ghost story.” Yes, it’s The Turn of the Screw, an 1890s ghost story written by Henry James. Movie makers and TV producers just can’t seem to stop themselves from filming it, apparently. The long list of English-language productions in the IMDb ranges from a 1959 live telecast featuring multiple Oscar-winner Ingrid Bergman (unfortunately not …

Read More »

Q&A: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Movie: Rosemary’s Baby (1968) – Questions and Answers This month is a discussion of Rosemary’s Baby, one of the three legendary films considered the unholy Hollywood trilogy, this film directed by Roman Polanski; it does not mention his crimes, rather only focusing on his movie. So why chose this film as the next Q&A in this series? The movie turns …

Read More »

Unsettling Short Films You Can’t Miss!

Short films are perhaps the most criminally overlooked elements of essential horror viewing and are becoming increasingly relevant, with them being able to reach audiences online that standard length horror films cannot. The true beauty of short films of any genre is their ability to condense a breadth of ideas, emotions, characters, etc. into a mere few minutes and in …

Read More »

Q&A: Psycho (1960)

Movie: Psycho (1960) – Questions and Answers WHERE DID THE ORIGINAL CONCEPT COME FROM? The initial concept came from the Robert Bloch’s novel Psycho (1960) inspired from the horrific crimes committed by serial killer Ed Gein, who murdered (to say it mildly) 40 women over a course of 10 years met with mixed reviews (which have changed, greatly to extremely …

Read More »

About Billy Milligan: The Living Inspiration for the Movie Split

One of the most talked about films of 2016 has been the critically acclaimed M. Night Shyamalan’ spectacle ‘Split’, a horror/thriller crossover which tells the story of Kevin, a man with 23 personalities who abducts 3 teenage girls and holds them captive in a small room in what appears to be an apartment complex. Gradually throughout the film, we start …

Read More »