Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf

1981 was the year of the werewolf at the movies. It saw the release of such films as An American Werewolf in London, Wolfen, and, of course, Joe Dante’s The Howling. To this day, people love the mix of horror and Dante’s unique comic sensibilities. When it came time for the 1985 sequel, there was... Continue Reading →

Hannie Caulder

Saturday nights at 6:30 was the time for The Muppet Show. Nothing...and I mean NOTHING...would keep me from this weekly ritual when I was growing up. Because every week there was a different guest star appearing with the Muppets, the show was where I first was exposed to many celebrities for the first time. Now,... Continue Reading →

The Face of Fu Manchu

Christopher Lee played some of the most iconic villains / monsters in film history. I mean, come on...the guy was Dracula AND the mummy AND Frankenstein’s monster! Beat that! Now, he never played a comic book “supervillain” like a Lex Luthor, but he did play another character who was considered a supervillain before that term... Continue Reading →

Scream of Fear

Hammer is a studio synonymous with horror...primarily gothic style horror featuring the likes of Dracula or Frankenstein’s monster. Give them Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, a couple of buckets of bright red blood, and some buxom female co-stars in costumes that were a few sizes too small for them and they’ll give you one heck... Continue Reading →

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