Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shocktober Day 14 – Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Dawn of the Dead (1978) – Dir. George Romero. Starring David Emge, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross. No, I didn’t skip 11, 12, and 13. I just didn’t feel like writing about them. I watched: Friday – Frankenstein Created Woman … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 10 – The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein – 1964. Dir. Freddie Francis. Starring Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, and Sandor Elès. How do you make a good sequel? You take what made the last one great and make it better? How do you make … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 8/9 – The Hammer Frankenstein Films

The Curse of Frankenstein – 1957. Dir. Terrence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, and Christopher Lee. Frankenstein’s Revenge – 1958. Dir. Terrence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Eunice Gayson, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn   Let me start off … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 7 -Frankenstein (1910)

  Frankenstein – 1910. Dir. J. Searle Dowley. Starring Augustus Phillips, Mary Fuller, and Charles Ogle. That I can even watch this movie is nothing short of a miracle. Originally thought to be lost, the 1910 production of Frankenstein is … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 6 – The Mummy

The Mummy – 1959. Dir. Terence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, and Eddie Byrne. From Dracula to the Mummy, Hammer Films keeps popping up this month. A pseudo remake of the Universal classic, “The Mummy” was actually pretty … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 5 – Theatre of Blood

Theatre of Blood – 1973. Dir. Douglas Hickox. Starring Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, and Ian Hendry. A fan of horror? How about Shakespeare? Theatre of Blood gives a you a heaping helping of both. Edward Kendal Sheridan Lionheart (Price), Shakespearean actor and contender … Continue reading

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Shocktober 2013 – Day 4 – Madhouse

Madhouse – 1974. Dir. Jim Clark. Starring Vincent Price, Natasha Pyne, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri and Linda Hayden. What would “Shocktober” be without a V-Price movie or two? Madhouse, starring good ol’ Vinnie as an aging horror movie star might as … Continue reading

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Shocktober 2013 – Day 3 – The Legend of Hell House

  The Legend of Hell House – 1973. Dir. John Hough. Starring Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill. With 261 films to his credit, I’m sort of surprised I haven’t done a Roddy McDowall review yet. I know a few … Continue reading

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Shocktober 2013 – Day 2 – The Horror of Dracula

Horror of Dracula – 1958. Dir. Terence Fisher. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough, and Melissa Stribling. Don’t assume that just because Shocktober starts out this year with two Dracula movies, that it’s some sort of theme. That would be awesome, … Continue reading

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Shocktober 2013 – Can he finish what he starts?!

It would appear I suck at doing this. But this time I intend to do it. Really. Honestly. Probably. Look, I get distracted easily. What do you want me to say? But this year I’ve actually planned out a list … Continue reading

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