RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES is Spooky Isles’ Deputy Editor (Films), and lives with his wife close to the Dorset Coast. He spends far too much of his spare time watching horror films and listening to psychedelic music (sometimes simultaneously). He has previously written of his eclectic interests for his blog, The Purple Patch.
H.P. Lovecraft gets the Brit-horror treatment. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look.
There's a mad musician with murder on his mind in old London town. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates the Ripper-tinged Hangover Square.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at the third screen adaptation of the Jack the Ripper-inspired novel, The Lodger (1944).
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Norfolk-set tale of terror, The Reeds (2010)
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES on a Columbia quickie which teams up two horror favourites
Lionel Atwill is a zoologist with murder on his mind. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates Murders In The Zoo.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at a lesser-remembered Brit-horror production from the 1980's, The Sender.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at 20th Century-Fox's attempt to enter Universal's horror territory, The Undying Monster.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at five Jekyll-inspired shorts from animation's golden age
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Hammer's tale of murder, a loyal cat and a dash of Edgar Allan Poe
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Axelle Carolyn's literally haunting tale of bereavement, Soulmate.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at The Hellfire Club - does the subject promise more than the film delivers?
Exactly who is terrorising this couple on the road? RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at In Fear.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at a lesser known Brit-horror, The Projected Man
A city banker doesn't take redundancy too well, and his family are on the receiving end. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Axed.
A Jack the Ripper-styled killer is on the loose in London, as RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Alfred Hitchcock's The Lodger (1927)
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on Mel Brook's horror comedy Young Frankenstein (1974)
As Mel Brooks' stage musical Young Frankenstein makes its London debut, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES presents fun facts about the original 1974 horror comedy.
Ingrid Pitt had a wide and varied career, writes RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES in his profile of the Hammer Glamour icon
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on the life of horror film legend and Hammer stalwart Michael Gough
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES kicks-off series 2 of Thriller, with Only A Scream Away
Michael Ripper appeared in more Hammer Horror films than anyone else. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES profiles his stellar career.
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look at Macabre Notions by Aaron White...
The arrival of some of Universal's most beloved horror movies on Blu-ray is a mixed blessing, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES