The Devil Bat

We’re going to close out our 2012 Halloween series with a film from my favorite of the great horror movie icons…Bela Lugosi. There’s no question that his career had some pretty major ups and downs, but somehow I always find his presence on screen to be appealing. Today’s film features him in a mad scientist…

Burn, Witch, Burn

When I was in college, I never remember there being courses on witchcraft, magic and superstition. I guess it’s not really a course of study with big career potential.Yet today’s movie centers on a college professor who lectures on exactly that. It’s another British fright flick released here in the US by good old American…

The Devil Within Her

After “Rosemary’s Baby” came along in 1968, it opened up a whole world of movies with evil kids. Famously there was “The Omen,” but not-so-famously there was today’s film which features one mean little baby. It’s title sounds like it should be in that little curtained off, “adults only” corner of your local video store…but…

The Crimson Cult

Hollywood loves “team-ups.” You know, they take two big movie icons and put them together in a movie. I remember when I was a kid a big deal was made of having Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds “together at last” in the movie “City Heat.” It ended up bombing. But today’s movie brings together two…