Film Review: Seizure (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: “Jonathan Frid portrays horror novelist Edmund Blackstone who has a recurring nightmare about three figures out of his book who terrorise him and his family and friends during a weekend of fun. When Blackstone begins to write, the three figures appear at his home and the dream becomes reality.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Screenwriting alone could not contain Oliver Stone‘s creative impulses back in 1973 so, after co-writing a script with Edward Mann, Ollie decided … Continue reading

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RIP Jonathan Frid – A Horror Icon Passes

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I literally could not believe this when I read it on Facebook this morning. Actor Jonathan Frid who claimed horror icon status with his portrayal of Barnabas Collins on “Dark Shadows” passed away on Saturday in Hamilton, Ontario. He was 87 years old. Some of the fondest memories of my young horror fandom as sitting in front of the TV and watching Frid creep around as the frightening and menacing Barnabas.

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