Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Leech Woman (1960)

Happy Halloween Eve! It’s day three of Horror Half-Week, and we’re moving from serious Criterion Channel thrillers to somewhat-silly sci-fi. If you missed day one or two, check out my recommendations of Don’t Look Now (1973) and Diabolique (1955). Dr. Paul Talbot (Phillip Terry) has a fine work life, but a failing marriage. His wife,… Read More Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Leech Woman (1960)

Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

On this third day of our spooky celebration, we’ll be taking a look at a classic, ghostly Japanese chiller. Previous Horror Half-Week 2018 posts: Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957) and The Brain Eaters (1958) “Her wounded heart beats within my chest, torn and bleeding. It’s driving me to wreak vengeance on those beasts.” When pirates… Read More Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

Hysteria (1965)

“I was born four months ago, by the side of a road. Anything that went before happened to somebody else.” Chris Smith (Robert Webber) is an American man recovering in an English hospital after a car accident. His name isn’t actually Chris Smith at all. So awful were his injuries that he lost his memory,… Read More Hysteria (1965)