Film Review: Rosemary’s Baby (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life. REVIEW: I’d love to know who the genius was at NBC who decided that a made for television remake of Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby“ was a good idea. I don’t mean the names on the credits of the film … Continue reading

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NBC Teases ROSEMARY’S BABY

NBC has embraced the horror. HANNIBAL is kicking ass, DRACULA impressed and now we can all look forward to the small screen retelling of the classic ROSEMARY’S BABY. We talked about this late last year, it’s starring Zoe Saldana and will go like this: This version of the story will revolve around a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious … Continue reading

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NBC’s ROSEMARY’S BABY Finds It’s Mama……

NBC is plowing full steam ahead in its mini-series adaptation of ROSEMARY’S BABY. Major casting news today as the network let it be known that it has found its Rosemary. Zoe Saldana has snagged the role, an excellent choice in my book. No stranger to geeks worldwide the lovely Ms. Saldana has graced projects like STAR TREK, STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, AVATAR and the up coming GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. This lady is a major … Continue reading

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William Castle

Plastic skeletons dangling on wires above the audience! Theatre seats wired to buzz the audience! Fright-breaks giving cowardly customers a chance to escape to the lobby! Insurance policies guaranteeing audience members against death by fright! These and other outrageous gimmicks designed to pull in more moviegoers may seem like the creations of a P.T. Barnum rather than a directorial master of suspense and terror. In fact, they’re the creations of a man who is a … Continue reading

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ROSEMARY’S BABY Moving Ahead At NBC

We talked about this a little bit a few weeks back and tonight it moves back onto the front burner as the ROSEMARY’S BABY mini series that will air on NBC has gotten itself a director. While the following name my not mean a lot to many of you please know that Agnieszka Holland has been nominated for both an Oscar and an EMMY so we are talking a major player here. Also writing chores … Continue reading

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NBC Continues To Embrace Horror

News from the NBC camp today shows the networks continued interest in the horror genre and they are putting their money where their mouth is by greenlighting a couple new horror projects in the form of two miniseries and what they are may just surprise you. First up is a retelling of ROSEMARY’S BABY. It appears that the project would be a 4 hour – two night event and all we know at this point … Continue reading

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The Devil Won Tonight

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(Warning: This article contains spoilers for certain horror movies.) I recently rented Ti West’s ode to classic horror, “The House of the Devil.”After watching it I began to wonder: why does evil almost always win in occult themed movies? I mean seriously, what is up with the Devil being the victor? “House…” follows a young college student in search of a job. Naturally, she comes across a ‘babysitter needed’ flyer and ultimately accepts the job … Continue reading

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Key Genre Films 1960s

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Throughout the sixties, Hammer studios continued with their blood-and-thunder remakes, including The Curse Of The Werewolf (1960), The Two Faces Of Doctor Jekyll (1960), The Brides Of Dracula (1960), The Phantom Of The Opera (1962), Kiss Of The Vampire (1964), The Evil Of Frankenstein (1964) and Dracula Prince Of Darkness (1966). Hammer also delved into other aspects of fantasy over the next few years: Science fiction in Five Million Years To Earth (1967), lesbian vampires … Continue reading

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Top 13 Best / Worst Horror Movies based on Books

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Books are magical. Immersing yourself in the depths of the written word can whisk you away to the far reaches of imagination and drag you naked through the intricacies of epic tales of love, adventure, romance and horror. Unfortunately, the way I see it, books take a lot of time away from the more important enjoyments in life like drunkenly and maniacally weilding a chainsaw just to f*ck some sh*te up. I have also found … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: “Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse move into an apartment in a building with a bad reputation. They discover that their neighbours are a very friendly elderly couple named Roman and Minnie Castevet, and Guy begins to spend a lot of time with them. Strange things start to happen: A woman Rosemary meets in the washroom dies a mysterious death, Rosemary has strange dreams and hears strange noises and Guy becomes remote and distant. Then Rosemary … Continue reading

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