Top 20 Scariest Movies of All Time – Part 1

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With Halloween around the corner, we wanted to make sure we included our mark on the top 20 scariest films of all time. The selections have been scrutinized over and in fact mirror many other such lists. Though we’d added a few surprises that I think get forgotten from time to time. I wanted to point out something painfully obvious. Alot of our scariest films occurred at the 70’s end years. I don’t think it’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Burnt Offerings (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: “Haunted house chiller from Dan Curtis has Oliver Reed and Karen Black as summer caretakers moving into Gothic house with their young son. The catch? The house rejuvenates a part of itself with each death that occurs on its premises.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: One of the oldest possession themes of all is the house or building possessed of evil, from The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James (1898) to The Haunting Of Hill … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Haunted Houses

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During the Seventies and early Eighties, around the same time every evil child or expectant mother was becoming possessed by the Devil and slashers of every type were coming out of the woodwork to slaughter teens and campers on every given holiday, real estate was having a rough time dealing with ghosts and evil entities. While many of these features are memorable, most end up as footnotes in horror history. Classics like The Amityville Horror … Continue reading

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