RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!
Just in time for Halloween, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES introduces "An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends"
TERRY SHERWOOD reviews Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943)
Horror stars Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff sing a duet, ‘We’re Horrible Horrible Men’, on radio’s The Baker’s Broadcast (aka Seein’ Stars in Hollywood) on 13th March 13, 1938
Horror star Bela Lugosi is interviewed by a gushing reporter upon his return to the USA in 1950/51 after filming “Vampire Over London” aka Mother Riley Meets the Vampire in England. Lugosi reminisces about Dracula and the films he made in Hungary in the short video. (You can read Spooky Isles’ review...
Ann O'Regan reviews the 1945 RKO horror classic The Body Snatcher
CARL SYKES reviews The Dark Eyes of London, the first UK film to receive a H for Horrific Certificate!
Son of Frankenstein (1939) is one of the last great Universal Horrors
Review of Universal's Dracula's Daughter (1936)
STEPHEN JACOBS casts a critical eye on The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
The Head of Janus may be the greatest lost horror film you've never heard of!
DOM COOPER explains how a classic horror star influenced Northampton Goth Rock outfit Bauhaus
Banned three times by British Censors, how can this not be a good film?
CHRISTOPHER PAGE reviews Tod Browing's Dracula (1931)
Who is your favourite Dracula? The Spooky Isles talks to horror film historian Alan Frank about the merits of two leading contenders for the King of the Vampires - Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi.
Horror film historian STEPHEN JACOBS lists his top five Dracula films for The Spooky Isles
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire would be long forgotten had it not been for Bela Lugosi's appearance in this lacklustre British comedy.
I DARTED to our local shopping centre the minute its new video store opened in the late 1980s. As I’ve said in this blog before trying to watch Hammer Horror in Geelong, Australia, in my youth was near impossible. But the opening of Video Ezy brought forth the unimaginable – a pristine...