The Black Cat

1934 Universal Pictures Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer Produced by E.M. Asher Screenplay by Peter Ruric Story by Edgar G. Ulmer/Peter Ruric  You want to know how twisted 1934’s THE BLACK CAT is? Besides the Satanism cult, human sacrifice and necrophilia fetishism? Mollyfoggin’ Bela Lugosi is the hero of this movie. Seriously. When you’re a […]

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Sleepaway Camp

1983 American Eagle Films Directed and Written by Robert Hiltzik Produced by Jerry Silva/Michele Tatosian Music by Edward Bilous Cinematography by Benjamin Davis/David M. Walsh Edited by Ron Kalish/Ralph Rosenblum/Sharyn L. Ross In a decade dominated by the slasher genre of horror movies, SLEEPAWAY CAMP managed to stand out back in the 1980s and still […]

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Crazy As Hell

2002 Humble Journey Films/Loose Screw Films Directed by Eriq La Salle Produced by Butch Robinson/Michael Huens Written by Jeremy Leven based on his novel: “Satan, His Psychotherapy and Cure by the Unfortunate Dr. Kassler, J.S.P.S.” Music by Billy Childs Cinematography by George Mooradian Edited by Troy Takaki See, the problem isn’t finding black characters in […]

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

1985 New Line Cinema/Heron Communications/Smart Egg Pictures Directed by Jack Sholder Produced by Robert Shaye Written by David Chaskin Based on characters created by Wes Craven Music by Christopher Young Cinematography by Jacques Haitkin/Christopher Tufty Edited by Bob Brady/Arline Garson When discussing the “Nightmare on Elm Street” series with others, the question always comes up […]

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A Nightmare On Elm Street

1984 New Line Cinema/Heron Communications/Smart Egg Pictures Written and Directed by Wes Craven Produced by Robert Shaye Music by Charles Bernstein  Cinematography by Jacques Haitkin Edited by Patrick McMahon/Rick Shaine I honestly do feel sorry for those of you who missed the 1980’s. Because you missed the craziest, most insane and yet most fun decade […]

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Suddenly, Last Summer

1959 Columbia Pictures Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Produced by Sam Spiegel Screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams Based on the play “Suddenly, Last Summer” by Tennessee Williams Music by Buxton Orr/Malcolm Arnold Cinematography by Jack Hildyard Edited by William Hornbeck/Thomas Stanford Elizabeth Taylor is an actress who I’m just now finding who new […]

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Reflections In A Golden Eye

1967 Warner Bros/Seven Arts Directed by John Huston Produced by John Huston and Ray Stark Written by Gladys Hill and Chapman Mortimer Based on the novel by Carson McCullers Music by Toshiro Mayumazi Cinematography by Aldo Tonti Edited by Russell Lloyd I never fail to be astonished, amazed and downright gobsmacked by the movies of […]

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