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Horror in Black and White: ‘The Night of the Hunter’ (1955)

Directed by Charles Laughton (The Old Dark House) and written by James Agee--based on the novel by Davis Grubb--The Night of the Hunter may not, on its surface or...

Horror in Black and White: ‘Eye of the Devil’ (1966)

Eye of the Devil, written by Robin Estridge and Dennis Murphy and directed by J. Lee Thompson (Cape Fear ), was one of...

Horror in Black and White: The Old Dark House (1932)

The year was 1932; the Hays Code and all its restrictions had not yet come to be, and James Whale, hot off his success...

‘Santa Claus: The Movie’ Would Have Been Very Different with this Horror Master in Charge

I'll never forget the emotional roller-coaster that was Santa Claus: The Movie back in 1985. The film, written by David Newman and directed Jeannot Szwarc, told...

Tony Todd and Mick Garris: Two Horror Icons, One Birthday

December 4th might seem like just any other day, but horror fans have two reasons to celebrate the day. Tony Todd and Mick Garris,...

James Whale’s ‘Frankenstein’ is 87 Years Old Today

On November 21, 1931, Frankenstein based on the novel by Mary Shelley and directed by James Whale was released in theaters. The film came hot on...

‘Stephen King’s IT’ Miniseries Premiered 28 Years Ago Today!

On November 18, 1990, 17.5 million households tuned in to watch the premiere of Stephen King's IT on ABC. It was a landmark event, adapted by...

‘Night of the Comet’ is 34 Years Old Today

No one knew quite what to make of Night of the Comet when it hit the big screen in 1984. It was one of the...

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