Zotz!

When I think of director William Castle, I usually think of two things: B-horror movies like “House on the Haunted Hill,” “The Tingler, “ and “Macabre,” and the gimmicks that often went along with those movies. Castle, however, did venture into some other genres. Today’s film is one of Castle’s excursions into comedy, 1962’s “Zotz!”…

The Mummy’s Hand

Probably the most famous portrayal of a mummy was Boris Karloff’s appearance in Universal’s 1932 classic “The Mummy.” Universal would make several more mummy films, but, contrary to what many believe, they were not sequels to the Karloff original. Rather, these films were a whole other series focusing on a different mummy called Kharis. Kharis…