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The Spell

The Spell (1977) starring Lee Grant, Susan Myers, Helen Hunt, Lelia Goldoni, Jack Colvin
The Spell (1977) starring Lee Grant, Susan Myers, Helen Hunt,  Lelia Goldoni,  Jack Colvin The Spell is an NBC made-for-television movie, clearly, a rip-off of Carrie. However, it was actually slightly more than that. The Spell begins with a young teenager named Rita (Susan Myers,  Revenge of the Nerds) who...
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The Beast Within

The Beast Within (1982) starring Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Logan Ramsey, Don Gordon In short,  The Beast Within is a 1980’s horror film that’s a mixture between  The Curse of the Werewolf and any number of Southern Gothic movies. It begins with a newlywed couple (Ronny...
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) starring Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Peter Jeffrey The Abominable Dr. Phibes is one of the great horror movies. It has a great cast, beautiful music, wonderful sets putting the Art Deco style to excellent use and some great acting. The audience even feels...
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Scared to Death

Scared to Death (1947) starring Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Nat Pendleton, Douglas Fowley Scared to Death is primarily remembered as the answer to a trivia question.  What is the only color film with Bela Lugosi in a starring role? And sadly, that’s all it deserves to be remembered...
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John Carpenter’s Vampires

John Carpenter’s Vampires (1998) starring James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee,  Thomas Ian Griffith,  Maximilian Schell “These Catholic priests sure cuss a lot.”
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The Tomb (1986)

The Tomb (1986) starring  Michelle Bauer,  David O’Hara,  Richard Hench  Some cheesy monster movies are a delight to watch — and others are a delight to make fun of as you watch them.  The Tomb falls firmly into the second category.
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Blacula

Blacula (1972) starring William Marshall, Vonetta McGee Blacula is a blaxploitation film, that rises above its origin. largely because of the quality of the acting, especially the title character, portrayed by William Marshall. The story begins in 1780, with African Price Manuwalde (William Marshall) seeking the help of...
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Best Halloween movies to watch with your family

Halloween movies for family viewing There are actually some excellent, family-oriented movies that you can watch with your family on Halloween, including: Mad Monster Party An animated Rankin-Bass production, with the voice of Boris Karloff as Dr. Frankenstein, who wants to retire as the head of the worldwide...
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The House That Dripped Blood

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

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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