Tag: Amicus

Amicus Productions was a British film company, active between 1962 and 1977. The company, founded by Milton Subotsky and Max Rosenberg, was responsible for creating many classic horror films, including portmanteau horror.

The Deadly Bees 1966 REVIEW

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Suzanna Leigh fights off The Deadly Bees 1966
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews The Deadly Bees 1966

We rank Amicus Horror Anthologies, from 1 to 8!

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Jack Palance and Burgess Meredith in Torture Garden 1967
Amicus Productions was a stable of 1960s British Horror. TERRY SHERWOOD goes back to his childhood to rank the studio's best horror anthologies

From Beyond the Grave 1974 REVIEW

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Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)
From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

The League of Gentlemen Christmas Special 2000 – Yule Never Want...

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League of Gentlemen Christmas Special 2000
CHRIS NEWTON recalls the horrific but hilarious The League of Gentlemen Christmas special 2000

17 Scream and Scream Again facts you must know

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PETER FULLER provides 17 things you must know about Scream and Scream Again (1970)

Tales From The Crypt 1972 REVIEW

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Tales from the Crypt 1972
Tales From The Crypt 1972 is the quintessential Amicus film, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

The Vault Of Horror (1973) REVIEW

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Amicus Productions take their second trip through the EC Comics catalogue. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES visits The Vault Of Horror (1973).

Doctors in Horror Films – they’re four kinds of crazy!

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES talks about Doctors in Horror Films...

The Beast Must Die 1974 REVIEW

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The Beast Must Die
SIMON BALL reviews The Beast Must Die 1974

I, Monster 1971 REVIEW

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I monster 1971
I, Monster 1971 - starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing - is reviewed by SIMON BALL

A Cultural Exchange, Euro-Horror Visits Britain

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The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue soundtrack
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reveals how British horror films like Hammer and Amicus influenced European fright flicks

Torture Garden 1967 Review

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Torture Garden 1967 is Amicus' second horror anthology film, reviewed by SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

The Skull 1965 REVIEW

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Selene Paxton-Broooks reviews The Skull (1965) - a shockfest from Amicus!

Asylum 1972 REVIEW

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Patrick Magee in Asylum (1972).
CARL SYKES says the cream of British talent sets Asylum 1972 apart from other Amicus anthologies

The Psychopath 1966 REVIEW

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The Psychopath 1966
The Psychopath 1966 is a rare Freddie Francis Amicus treat, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

The House That Dripped Blood 1970 REVIEW

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the house that dripped blood
SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS reviews the third Amicus horror portmanteau, The House That Dripped Blood (1970)

Dr Terror’s House of Horrors 1965 REVIEW

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Dr Terror's House of Horrors 1965 is the first of the Amicus anthology horrors, delivering a train ride of spooky fun, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

The Monster Club 1981 REVIEW

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The Monster Club 1981
JULIE MORRISROE reviews the last Amicus Horror Film, The Monster Club 1981

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Ruth Roper Wylde: Growing Up with a ‘Scary’ Poltergeist in Hertfordshire

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Guest writer RUTH ROPER WYLDE describes the poltergeist events that plagued her home as a teenager, growing up in Welwyn, Hertfordshire

How the Welsh bury their dead: Superstitions and death in Wales

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CLAIRE BARRAND tells us how to bury your dead in Wales and the superstitions and rituals that remain today.

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer’s Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957
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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...

Sunderland: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Sunderland ghosts
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Sunderland has many a grim and dark tale from its ancient history, says LH DAVIES.

Top 10 Dark Ireland Folk Songs Based on Hauntings and Death

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Here’s our top 10 favourite Irish folklore and dark history inspired songs, according to ANN MASSEY!