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The House That Dripped Blood

The House that Dripped Blood, starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jon Pertwee
The House That Dripped Blood (1971) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jon Pertwee In short, Amicus’  The House that Dripped Blood is an anthology movie.  It uses the vehicle of a house where  various horrific things have happened to string together four short stories.  All stories were written...
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Thir13en Ghosts

Thirteen Ghosts, starring Tony Shalhoub
Thir13en Ghosts (2001) starring Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, F. Murray Abraham The 2001 film, Thirteen Ghosts, is a remake of the 1960 William Castle film, 13 Ghosts. The two films have the following in common: A penniless family inherits a mansion from a deceased, eccentric relative The mansion...
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The Manitou

Tony Curtis in The Manitou
The Manitou (1978) starring Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan  Strasberg, Burgess Meredith, Stella Stevens The Manitou is, quite frankly, one of the cheesiest monster movies of all time — one of those that’s so bad, you watch it with friends to make fun of it.
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer The movie begins on a full moon in a graveyard, with two grave robbers robbing Larry Talbot’s tomb. Too bad werewolves don’t die. Larry wakes up in a hospital 40 miles away, with a severe head injury. He...
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Cry of the Werewolf

Cry of the Werewolf (1944)
Cry of the Werewolf (1944) Celeste, a Romany princess visits a paranormal museum where the curator Dr. Morris is writing the history of her werewolf mother, Marie LaTour. Shortly after her visit to the museum Dr. Morris is murdered. The police automatically suspect Elsa, his personal assistant. So...
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Prehistoric Women

Prehistoric Women (1967) - Hammer Films
Prehistoric Women (1967) – Hammer Films Hammer Films, having made  One Million B.C., had all of these leftover sets — what to do with them? Make a very campy, rather silly, “Cavegirls in trouble” film, of course. It’s campy in the style of the 1960’s  Batman TV series,...
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The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein, starring Peter Cushing
Synopsis of The Evil of Frankenstein Penniless, Baron Frankenstein returns to his hometown to retrieve whatever items he can to sell … only to find that they’ve already been taken by the corrupt mayor. The baron and his assistant seek refuge in a cave.  With the help of...
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White Zombie (1932) starring Bela Lugosi

White Zombie, starring Bela Lugosi
White Zombie  (1932)  by: The Masked Reviewer, starring Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, John Harron, Robert Frazer White Zombie begins with Madeleine Short (Madge Bellamy) arriving in Haiti to reunite with her fiancee Neil Parker (John Harron). They are to be married at Charles Beaumont’s plantation. But Charles (Robert Frazer)...
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The Gorilla

The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Edward Norris, Anita Louise In short,  The Gorilla is a “haunted house” mystery, where Lionel Atwill’s character has been threatened to become the next victim of “The Gorilla” — a serial killer.   His niece drops in to visit...
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The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore
The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore  The original  The Invisible Man was a horror movie, mostly faithful to the original novel by H.G. Wells.   The sequel,  The Invisible Man Returns starring  Vincent Price was equal parts horror movie, romance, and crime story.   In...
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