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Land of Shadow & Substance

The Doctor Who Project

Unexplained Confidential


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Dai of the Dead

Esoterror Sinema

Evolution of Science Fiction

From the Nightshift

Horrors of Humanity

The FX Shop

Land of Shadow and Substance: The Four of Us are Dying

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Land of Shadow and Substance – The Four of Us are Dying – (1/1/60)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: What You Need

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Land of Shadow and Substance – What You Need – (12/25/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Project: The Daleks

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Original broadcast date: 21 December 1963 – 1 February 1964

Story Arc #002: 7 episodes: The Dead Planet / The Survivors / The Escape / The Ambush / The Expedition / The Ordeal / The Rescue

Synopsis: The TARDIS, having hurriedly departed Stone Age Earth at the end of the previous episode, is flung randomly through space and time before landing.  Venturing outside into a petrified forest, Ian and Barbara quickly realise they have not … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Perchance To Dream

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Perchance To Dream– (11/27/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Time Enough At Last

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Time Enough At Last– (11/20/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Bond, James Bond (1962-1985)

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He may not have been a great producer – the case is arguable – but he certainly was a smart operator. In partnership with Harry Saltzman for fifteen years, Albert R. ‘Cubby’ Broccoli (1909-1996) revolutionised genre cinema by showing the major studios that it could actually be profitable. He thus opened the door to the multi-million-dollar financing of fantastic films, without which the genre could not have reached the dizzying heights (and … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: The Lonely

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Land of Shadow and Substance – The Lonely– (11/13/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. … Continue reading

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Evolution of Science Fiction in Television: The War of the Worlds

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Greetings Earthlings! I have come to educate the non-believers, and reminisce with the faithful followers of science fiction. In this monthly column, we will start at the beginning then go back to the future…..I will be showcasing the best science fiction shows on television from the terribly awesome 50’s to today.

Let’s start with the granddaddy of them all……..

War of the Worlds first broadcast on Sunday, October 30,1938 from 8:00 to … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Escape Clause

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Escape Clause– (11/06/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone (season one episodes)

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“There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call…The Twilight Zone.”

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The Twilight Zone (Original TV Series)

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“You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of sound; a dimension of sight; a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into…The Twilight Zone.” Few television shows have bequeathed a more treasured legacy of ideas and style, and it still stands as the role model for the anthology genre. Its trenchant … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Project: An Unearthly Child

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Original broadcast date: 23 November – 14 December 1963

STORY ARC #001: 4 episodes: An Unearthly Child / The Cave of Skulls / The Forest of Fear / The Firemaker

Synopsis: Two teachers at Coal Hill School who are concerned for the welfare of one of their pupils – a precocious but artless girl called Susan – follow her after school to her home address, which turns out to be a run-down scrapyard.  Inside the … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Walking Distance

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Walking Distance– (10/30/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Sixteen Millimeter Shrine

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Sixteen Millimeter Shrine – (10/23/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: Do You Believe ?

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Today, we ask the question… Do you believe?   We have asked this same question to a number of celebrities throughout different interviews conducted here at HorrorNews.net!  This is a collection of answers to the question, Do you believe in…. things like ghosts and ghouls and paranormal activity, and just those things that go bump in the night.

Read everyone’s answer and then ask yourself, DO YOU BELIEVE?

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Mr. Denton On Doomsday

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Mr. Denton On Doomsday- (10/16/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: And When the Sky Was Opened

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Land of Shadow and Substance – And When the Sky Was Opened – (12/11/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Judgment Night

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Judgment Night – (12/04/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Project: Introduction

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Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television series the very first episode of which was broadcast by the BBC on 23 November 1963.  The central character, known only as ‘the Doctor’, is a Time Lord – a custodian of the integrity of time, if you will – from the planet Gallifrey and the series follows his journeys backwards and forwards in time, on Earth and on alien planets, via his time-travelling spacecraft the TARDIS which … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: One for the Angels

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Land of Shadow and Substance – One for the Angels – Episode 2 – (10/09/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Where is Everybody?

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The Land of Shadow and Substance – The premiere episode – “Where is Everybody?”

On October 2, 1959, America had the opportunity to view a brand new television show from CBS that eventually proved to be a classic. However, this very first show was different than the rest of the series, with only the story tale type and filming style staying consistent.

While the name Twilight Zone remained the same, … Continue reading

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