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Svengali

Svengali (1931): A Review

It’s always a pleasant surprise to find old movies made before the Hays Code, especially ones like Svengali (1931). The movie, of course, introduces Svengali in the middle of his profession as one of his students reveals to have left her violent husband in favor of her singing teacher.

Blood and Donuts

Blood and Donuts (1995): A Review

In its humble beginnings as a Canadian film, Blood and Donuts (1995) is a supernatural comedy horror that has all the charm of a sitcom. Of course, it can’t be a horror without its monster.

House Walk-Through

Defining Horror by House Walk-Throughs

For those familiar with the world of horror games, Silent Hill P.T. (2014) may ring a bell or several. The most misleading description, and yet the most accurate, is that the title is a playable videogame demo of a future psychological horror game called Silent Hills. No, the game is not out yet –and it will never be.

Creeping Flesh

The Creeping Flesh (1973): A Review

Despite the name, The Creeping Flesh (1973) is a British Horror film that focuses more on the meaty details. According to Professor Emmanuel Hildern, his trouble began once he came upon a giant skeleton during an expedition in Papua New Guinea, 1894. After transporting it back to his in-house laboratory, he discovered that it grew flesh where the skeleton had direct contact with water.