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Festive Chills Part 2

TALES FROM THE CRYPT was the title of the film that did it. That caused all this…mayhem! The Amicus portmanteau film released in 1972, that is considered by some to be the pinnacle of achievement amongst that company’s oeuvre. With a now familiar feeling wrap-around story of several disparate people (who often turn out to…

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Festive Chills Part 1

It begins with A Christmas Carol. No, you won’t be needing hats and scarves, nor sheet music, this isn’t a horror themed X-Factor. Some would say there is enough horror on ITV of a Saturday evening without need for that. No, ‘Tis ( did you like that? You can never have too many ’tis’s’ in…

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The Christmas Quiz

Seeing as we are in December we thought we should have some fun, so we present Mark’s Christmas Quiz (holds for applause). Its Easy really, all you have to do is identify the which festive films had the following  tag-lines… All 31 of them. One for every day of the month. I’ll even give you a…

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Night Of The Demon

On Saturday 28th June 1980 at around 10.30 pm I sat down, a wide eyed 11 year old, to watch the first of a new series of late night horror double bills on BBC2. One of those films has  remained a favourite of mine, a film I regularly return to, a movie that has over…