For years Nightbreed has haunted me. Like the main character Aaron Boone I have dreamt of the monsters of Midian and this amazing adaptation of Clive Barker’s novella Cabal written and directed by the author himself, which I saw at a hugely influential age and always ranked among my favourite horror films.
The name Lon Chaney to those in the know will conjure up iconic images of the 1925 Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera and the eerie Man in the Beaver Hat in 1927 London After Midnight but many may not be aware of the fascinating story of how this versatile actor came to success.
“For 27 years, I dreamt of you. I craved you…I’ve missed you!” ~Pennywise **Warning: Contains Some Spoilers**
It may be hard to believe but the first Critters film was released in 1986. Although thought to be a rip-off of the far more successful Gremlins which came out in 1984 it transpires that the script featuring the angry carnivorous alien creatures known as Krites who could roll themselves in to spiky spiteful balls […]