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Revisit: A Most Peculiar Love Story: “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” (1971)

  “The Abominable Dr. Phibes”  (1971)                       Robert Fuest   (September 27, 1927 – March 21, 2012) (Originally posted April 15, 2012)      With its roots in the serial murder giallo … Continue reading

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Poe in the Cinema: “The Oblong Box” (1969)

         “The Oblong Box”  (1969)       Gordon Hessler’s “The Oblong Box” is a tepid and dishonest attempt at a continuation of American International’s ongoing Edgar Allan Poe inspired series of films which began with Roger Corman’s 1959 “House of Usher”, … Continue reading

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Tales of the The Discontented Spouse: “The Tingler” (1959)

            “The Tingler”  (1959) WARNING: The following review contains plot spoilers.      If Vincent Price eventually became labelled with the unwelcome moniker of “The Master of Horror”, it might be confidentially stated that he … Continue reading

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Chandler’s Trailers: “House on Haunted Hill” (1999)

“House on Haunted Hill”  (1999)  William Malone’s “House on Haunted Hill”  is a reworking of the William Castle 1959 spook house thriller which is mainly notable as starring the memorable Vincent Price and by its use of theatrical gimmickry with … Continue reading

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Revenge Redux: “Dr. Phibes Rises Again” (1972)

     “Dr. Phibes Rises Again” the sequel to the popular and imaginative “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” is a surprising disappointment; more so in that it was created  by many of the same talents as the original film; most importantly director … Continue reading

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What’s the Buzz?: “The Fly” (1958)

      Kurt Neumann’s “The Fly” is a film that may unreasonably fall victim to the over familiarity of its finale which is the stuff of Hollywood legend: so outrageously over-the-top in concept that it may lead to an … Continue reading

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Poe in the Cinema: “Tales of Terror” (1962)

    Sharing the portmanteau format that would later characterize the more prestigious but less successful “Histoires extraordinaires“, Roger Corman’s “Tales of Terror”- his fourth of what would become his eight film Edgar Allan Poe cycle -announces the depiction of three … Continue reading

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MONTHLY PHOTO QUIZ VOL. 666

IS THAT A TARANTULA IN YOUR CORSET OR ARE YOU JUST SCARED TO SEE ME?: OCTOBER CLASSIC FILM IMAGES QUIZ     Greeting boys and ghouls, once again it is time for another exciting plunge into that pit of darkness, that … Continue reading

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DVD WATCH: “House of Wax” / “Mystery of the Wax Museum” (1953/1933)

  Includes: “HOUSE OF WAX” (1953) starring Vincent Price, Phyllis Kirk, Frank Lovejoy, Carolyn Jones, Dabbs Greer, Roy Roberts, Paul Picerni. Directed by Andre de Toth. Color, standard frame, 88 minutes. English language- surround stereo, French mono, Spanish mono. Subtitles: … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Love Story: “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” (1971)

                   Robert Fuest   (September 27, 1927 – March 21, 2012)      With its roots in the serial murder giallo tradition of both Mario Bava’s“The Girl Who Knew Too Much” and “Blood and Black Lace”, … Continue reading

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