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The Prisoner (1967 TV series)

Howard Zimmerman summed it up nicely in Starlog magazine way back in 1978: “The Prisoner is a show steeped in paradox. It is one of the most exciting series ever produced for television, yet at the same time, watching it can be an extraordinarily frustrating experience. Why bother to watch a show when the action is misleading, the conclusions inconclusive? …

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Vampire Movie Favourites

When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite vampire films, I received a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Planet Of The Vampires (1965), Count Yorga Vampire (1970), Vampyres …

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Anthology Television Part 2

Continuing on with our essay,  we present –  Vintage Screams: Anthology Television Part 2. If you missed the first part you can access Vintage Screams: Anthology Television Part 1 directly here. DARKROOM aired from 1981 to 1982, each hour-long episode featuring two or more stories of varying length hosted by actor James Coburn. Starring Steve Allen, David Carradine, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, June Lockhart and Esther …

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Anthology Television Part 1

An anthology television series is a program that presents a different story with a different set of characters in each episode. These normally have different actors each week but some employed a permanent ensemble of actors who would appear in a different drama each week (like Four Star Playhouse). Others would have different actors and stories set in the same …

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Key Genre Films 1980s

How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production …

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Interview: Author Nick Redfern (Keep Out!)

Exclusive Horrornews.net Unexplained Confidential Interview – Nick Redfern Book: Top Secret Places Governments Don’t Want You To Know About.  High Security Facilities, Underground Bases, And Other Off-Limits Areas. KEEP OUT! What would you say is the most guarded top secret location in the United States? In the World? Answer: Well, I guess the most closely guarded facility in the US …

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Unexplained Confidential: Long Island Paranormal Investigators

Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview : Robert Levine – Co Founder, Lead Investigator Long Island Paranormal Investigators 1. How did you get involved in paranormal investigations? I got involved in paranormal investigations through combining a mutual interest with my friend Mike Cardinuto 8.5 years ago. I was taking a college course on the sociology of the paranormal, and was looking for a …

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The Devil Tree

They say that, sometimes, seeing a ghost is just a matter of situational gravity. The 1995 earthquakes in Kobe, Japan brought with them a wide, broad rash of ghost sightings. So too did the tsunami in Thailand, 2004, and Hurricane Katrina, 2005. Ghost sightings are a dime a dozen at battlefields the world over, and it’s relatively accepted that any …

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FANS WEIGH IN: Do you think the new MUNSTERS remake will be any good? Good idea or bad idea?

NBC has announced that they have charged PUSHING UP DAISES creator Bryan Fuller to pen a pilot for their remake of the original 1960’s classic series THE MUNSTERS. NBC plans to make the show a “darker version” of the original campy sitcom to show “another side” of the family and what it is like to live in their world. The …

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