Top 13 Greatest Horror Actors

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1. Max von Sydow Let’s start this list off with someone who seems like a no-brainer: Max von Sydow, also known as Father Merrin in The Exorcist. However, I include him because he is the only actor who has ever played both God and Satan. He was Jesus in The Greatest Story Ever Told and Satan in the adaptation of Stephen King’s Needful Things, which is actually pretty good. Any actor with those kind of … Continue reading

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“The Price of Fear” Halloween Movie Marathon MGM HD – Sunday, October 31

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Get ready for Halloween as Vincent Price scares MGM HD viewers with seven cult classics based on the works of gothic master Edgar Allen Poe, including the World HD Premiere of The Fall of the House of Usher. Famed director Roger Corman teamed up with Price to create these creepy, psychological horror movies that broke new ground in the genre. Price is at his evil, vengeful best in this Halloween marathon that will give you … Continue reading

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Video Madness: The Muppet Show with Vincent Price

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  This clip from The Muppet Show exposes Kermit the Frog for what he really is… a vampire! This is scary good stuff as the horror legend Vincent Price is a guest on The Muppet Show and HE GETS BIT! Talk about turning the tables on this icon of the macabre. The Muppet Show was wonderful just for the fact that some of the biggest stars in the industry became guests on this show back … Continue reading

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Roger Corman Tackles Edgar Allan Poe

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When the cinema of horror was temporarily abandoned in the late fifties, it was mostly low-budget black-and-white films about monsters. At the beginning of the sixties the budgets were lower than ever, but everything else was changing. As monsters flew out the window, doomed neurotics were plodding hauntedly through the door. The day of the Gothic Costume Drama had arrived, and its prophet was a brisk young fellow named Roger Corman. The Gothic was a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Masque of Red Death (1962)

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SYNOPSIS: A day of deliverance comes via a cryptic prophecy to the Italian village of Catania in the plague form of the Red Death. The truculent and Satanic Italian Prince Prospero steals a beautiful peasant girl and her lover, and holds them captive in his stronghold. While inviting all the Nobles from the surrounding region the Prince holds a grand ball. Make no mistake it has been made clear…be thankful you have been granted protection … Continue reading

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Film Review: Witchfinder General (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in 17th-century England, this chilling tale follows corrupt official Matthew Hopkins (Vincent Price), who claims an ability to discover witches. But he uses his power to gain money and favors from people he’s fingered in return for declaring them innocent. When he arrests and tortures Father Lowes (Rupert Davies), Lowes’s niece’s fiancĂ© (Ian Ogilvy) decides to put an end to Hopkins’s sleazy practices and goes on a quest to seek vengeance. REVIEW: Back … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bat (1959)

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SYNOPSIS: “Mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder has rented a country house called The Oaks which, not long ago, had been the scene of some murders committed by a strange and violent criminal known as The Bat. Meanwhile, the owner of the house, bank president John Fleming, has recently embezzled one million dollars in securities, and has hidden the proceeds in the house, but he is killed before he can retrieve the money. Thus the lonely … Continue reading

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