From the twisted mind of the writer of Psycho, Robert Bloch, Asylum is a horror anthology set, as you may have already guessed, in a hospital for the mentally unstable. Opening with the arrival of a new doctor played by Robert Powell, the young physician meets the man in charge Dr Rutherford (Patrick Magee) and […]
Orson Welles is an iconic figure and the perfect choice for hosting an anthology series telling tales of suspense and terror. Appearing in shadowy silhouette as the brilliant John Barry theme plays over the titles every episode of Orson Welles Great Mysteries begins with his rich deep voice introducing another instalment of intrigue.
Evil Dead 2 released in 1987 opens with a brief overview of the first Evil Dead (For those unusual types who have never seen the first film and think it’s okay to jump into the 2nd film?).
Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse was a brilliant horror that delved into the isolation the internet creates in society playing out a supernatural doomsday scenario that scared the audience while remaining depressing relevant. In Before we Vanish Kurosawa takes a standard alien invasion narrative and injects it with innovation and emotion crafting a tale as much about […]
For lovers of macabre movies the names Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing evoke all sorts of images from a host of different horror films. Be it modern or classic collaborations, there catalogue of Hammer films together or even there most famous roles individually as theatrical duelling duos go Cushing and Lee are amongst the greatest.