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PHIBES & PHIBES Again: Vincent Price’s Stylish Splatterfest

In what might arguably be his greatest role, Vincent Price, the hallowed master of menace, unleashes cinema’s most demented Art Deco “steampunk” killer – THE ABOMINABLE DR.PHIBES. Imaginatively directed by Robert Fuest who had designed and later directed episodes of TV’s THE AVENGERS (Steed & Emma – not Thor and Cap) gave the film a bizarre […]

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Listen to Vincent Price’s Infamous Album of Spells and Incantations!

Along with starring in some of the creepiest movies ever made (and some of the cheesiest), horror icon Vincent Price’s eclectic body of work includes numerous cookbooks, musical theater appearances, a novelty record where you can “act” in famous movie scenes with him, and a Muppet Show guest spot. But my favorite piece of Price […]

He Is Legend: The Legacy of Genre Icon Richard Matheson

There are certain names within the world of classic horror that embody the genre and its essence: Stephen King, John Carpenter,Vincent Price… and of course, author and screenwriter Richard Matheson. Though he passed away in 2013, Matheson’s indelible influence on the genre continues to endure.   Stephen King, Anne Rice, Brian Lumley, Harlan Ellison, Neil […]

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10 Essential Vincent Price Movies

Growing up as a horror fan, there was no shortage of options when it came to Vincent Price movies. He made so many films in his short time with us that there were always plenty to be discovered, and there always will be. Although his magnetic screen presence and persona were apparent in everything he did, he was often […]

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Did You See That? Ten Great Horror Movie Cameos

The horror film community is a small place filled with some pretty cool people who like to get together. On a recent episode of Shock Waves, Don Coscarelli told a story about quite a few of the horror greats having dinner together, that’s the kind of people these masters of the genre are; they love […]

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VHS Classic! The Greatest Buddy Cop Zombie Movie Ever Made – DEAD HEAT!

Once upon a time in the 1980s, MTV, big hair and VHS ruled the day. The impulse renting of horror titles in long-gone video stores allowed fans to discover flicks that died in a theatrical release. One such flick is the now cult-classic DEAD HEAT – an over-the-top retread of the noir thriller D.O.A – […]

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QUIZ: Name that Vincent Price Movie!

Throughout his long career, actor Vincent Price had many “looks” for many different roles. How well do you know his horror legacy? The quiz below is from a round of last month’s Dead Right Horror Trivia Night, a monthly horror trivia event based in Los Angeles. The players were given only two minutes to identify the […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Contributor Michael Gingold

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with Michael […]

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Five Roger Corman Films Every Horror Fan Should Know

This is going be one of those posts where a geeky old curmudgeon complains about how “kids today just don’t understand.”  Sorry about that… but a few years ago, I was at a horror convention where legendary producer/director Roger Corman was the guest of honor.  Although the convention was huge, Corman’s Q&A was sparsely attended.  […]

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All Of Our #RESPECT To Vincent Price In THE FLY Movies

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And here’s one that, most likely, is going to appear […]

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5 Horror Movies That Really Deserve A Prequel

Sure, horror thrives on mystery. To offer too much backstory is to demystify and thus defang our greatest monsters. But sometimes an origin story can shed new light on a previous film, cleverly elaborate on an otherwise impenetrable plot point, or simply breathe new life into a fading franchise. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3, for instance, jumped […]

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DOUBLE TAKE! Revisiting THE FLY & THE RETURN OF THE FLY!

OK, my confession of the week is that I really wanted an excuse to revisit and gush about the 1989 version of THE FLY II. So in order to do that, I’ve decided to make this week’s “Double Take” a double feature of the original 1958 THE FLY, paired up with its 1959 sequel THE […]