One of the oldest and most cherished archetypes in the horror movie genre is the mad scientist. From the crazed genius of Dr. Frankenstein to the calm brilliance of Dr. Jekyll, the mad scientist has always had his place in classic monster movies. In 1944, legendary B-movie director Sam Newfield (known primarily for quick-made westerns […]
Written and directed by Joe Cornish (the Joe in “The Adam and Joe Show”), Attack the Block turns the alien invasion movie on its ear.
After Jaws came Grizzly, a shoestring budget horror movie about bears attacking. It’s a cult classic for many reasons.
At the height of his bout with alcoholism, acclaimed director John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate, Ronin) turned from his usual suspense-thrillers to direct a pure horror film called Prophecy. Written by David Seltzer (who also wrote The Omen), Prophecy kept with Frankenheimer’s theme of making socially and philosophically relevant movies. In Prophecy, he just used […]
Synopsis: No one believes the claims of a young woman (Amber Heard) that a dead patient is stalking the residents of the psychiatric facility. Release Date: July 8, 2011 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Horror, Film Review Production The Ward is horror icon John Carpenter’s first film since 2001’s Ghosts of Mars. While many directors, especially […]