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The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy's Hand movie poster
The Mummy’s Hand  (1940) starring Dick Foran, Wallace Ford, Peggy Moran If there’s one deadly sin committed by  The Mummy’s Hand, it’s that it’s too slow–and I’m not talking about the shambling movement of Kharis the living mummy.   The titular mummy doesn’t make his first appearance until an...
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Bedlam

Bedlam movie poster - Boris Karloff, Anna Lee
Bedlam (1946) written by: The Masked Reviewer After a friend of the portly aristocrat Lord Mortimer (Billy House) dies in an attempted escape from Bedlam. In order to appease the angered aristocrat, Master George Sims (Boris Karloff)  throws a party for Lord Mortimer and his friends at the...
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Dracula’s Daughter

Dracula's Daughter, starring Gloria Holden
Dracula’s Daughter  (1936) starring Gloria Holden, Otto Kruger, Edward Van Sloan, Marguerite Churchill I have to admit to being pleasantly surprised by  Dracula’s Daughter–the first sequel to the classic 1931  Dracula starring Bela Lugosi.   Unlike so many of the later Universal Dracula movies,  Dracula’s Daughter does not attempt to...
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The Revenge of Frankenstein

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) starring Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) starring Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn, Eunice Gayson In Hammer Studios’ Frankenstein films, the focus of the films was not on the monster, but rather on Dr. Frankenstein — an excellent choice. The Revenge of Frankenstein continues where The Curse of Frankenstein left...
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She

She, starring Ursula Andres, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
She (1965) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Ursula Andres Set in Palestine in 1918 “She“, relates the story of three wartime buddies — Major Horace Holly (Peter Cushing), Leo Vincy (John Richardson) and Job (Bernard Cribbons), who at the end of the war find themselves in the Middle...
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer
Synopsis of  Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Larry Talbot, the unwilling Wolf Man, is returned to life with the unwitting help of grave robbers.  He wishes only to die, in order to avoid hurting anyone else as the Wolf Man.   With the help of the old gypsy...
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Horror Express

Horror Express, starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Telly Savalas
Horror Express (1972) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Telly Savalas Horror Express is a very good horror film, putting the talents of Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and Telly Savalas all to good use. It’s been described as Murder on the Orient Express meets The Thing from Another World...
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The Raven

The Raven (1963) starring Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson, Hazel Court
The Raven (1963) starring Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson, Hazel Court In short,  The Raven is one of the funniest movies that I’ve ever seen, in any genre. It has some truly scary moments as well, and gives some of the best horror actors of...
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth

The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963), starring Kent Taylor, Marie Windsor
The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963), starring Kent Taylor, Marie Windsor   The Day Mars Invaded Earth isn’t a cheesy monster movie — but a subtle one. It’s an invasion that happens so gradually, that the characters, and the audience, isn’t sure at first that anything is going on....
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The Selling of Scarry Manor

The Selling of Scarry Manor
The Selling of Scarry Manor (2011) starring Gabriel Diani, Janet Varney, Jonathan Klein Yesterday, I ran across a movie titled  The Selling on the Chiller cable network. Normally, I don’t bother watching Chiller.  It tends to have the blood spewing, goriness that I don’t care for in modern horror movies.  But...
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