From the Silent Classics of the Silver Screen to the Digital and 3-D Era

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MOVIES: From the Silent Classics of the Silver Screen to the Digital and 3-D Era Philip Kemp, General Editor  What was the impetus behind the world’s earliest films? Which films have bridged vastly differing cultures to become international icons? What makes a specific director or actor so significant? For anyone who has ever been thrilled by an amazing movie, inspired by a groundbreaking director, fascinated by the romance of Hollywood’s Golden Age complete with cigarette … Continue reading

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Giallo: The Dawn of A New Wave?

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There are dark and strange things afoot, which for folks like us is a wonderful thing. Something is bubbling back up to the surface of the moviegoing consciousness, something special. With films such as Black Swan and Amer in recent times bringing a sense of surreal and artistic nastiness to a film climate awash with torture p*rn and artless schlock, are we seeing the resurgence of the Giallo tropes that made that first wave of … Continue reading

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Horror Fandom: Halloween Shenanigans

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So yeah, here we are at the time of year where a bunch of people start turning their attention to all things macabre. Well, kind of anyway. Halloween can be fun, with uproarious parties, movie nights, dressing up and all that other good stuff that goes with it. Is is any different for the avid horror fan? A little. This is the time of year that stores are filled with things that ideally we’d like … Continue reading

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The 7 Scariest Horror Movies of My Childhood

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Movies have been a part of my existence pretty much since day one and that also included horror movies.  I’m not sure what the hell my parents were thinking- maybe it was because they were kids raising kids- but my earliest motion picture memories had Mrs. Voorhees stalking camp counselors, Jack Torrance chasing his wife and son through a hotel with an ax, and Max fending off the mohawked followers of Lord Humongous alongside Luke … Continue reading

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