Cinema Fearité presents ‘The Blood on Satan’s Claw” Cinema Fearitétries to get to the bottom of Folk Horror with ‘The Blood on Satan’s Claw.’ Ari Aster’s Midsommar (which is, by the way, one of the best movies of the year) has got everybody talking about “Folk Horror.” But what is that? Generally, Folk Horror derives […]
Cinema Fearité presents ‘The Last Horror Film’ Joe Spinell and Caroline Munro team up for the final time in ‘The Last Horror Film.” A few years back, Cinema Fearité took a look at the legendary William Lustig slasher Maniac, a dirty little 1980 movie that teamed New York everyman Joe Spinell (The Ninth Configuration, Cruising) […]
Cinema Fearité presents ‘Laserblast’ In the post-‘Star Wars’ world, some sci-fi movies are good, and some are bad. And some are ‘Laserblast.’ Science fiction movie history can be neatly divided into two groups: pre-Star Wars and post-Star Wars. In the immediate aftermath of George Lucas’ groundbreaking (and blockbusting) phenomenon, production companies everywhere scrambled to capitalize […]
Cinema Fearité presents ‘The Plague Dogs’ Cinema Fearité explores the childhood nightmares of ‘The Plague Dogs.’ Everyone has a memory of a movie that scared the hell out of them as a kid. For some, it might be a short-but-memorable scene in an otherwise innocuous film, like “Large Marge” in Pee-wee’s Big Adventure or “Wanna […]
The death of John Carl Buechler has rocked the horror world, but his legacy in special effects and directing live on, such as with Cellar Dweller.