HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 3: Isle of the Dead (1945)

The time of the spooks is upon us! Happy almost-Halloween to my fellow classic movie buffs. Halloween on TMP means Horror Half-Week, a four-day celebration of eerie films from the early to mid-20th century. Today we’ve got Isle of the Dead, starring the great Boris Karloff. Day 1: The Walking Dead (1936); Day 2: The … More HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 3: Isle of the Dead (1945)

HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 1: The Walking Dead (1936)

The time of the spooks is upon us! Happy almost-Halloween to my fellow Old Movie Weirdos. Halloween on TMP means Horror Half-Week, a four-day celebration of eerie films from the early to mid-20th century. Today we kick off the 2016 series with a review of 1936’s The Walking Dead, starring the great Boris Karloff. John … More HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 1: The Walking Dead (1936)

Horror Half-Week: The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

Welcome to the final day of Horror Half-Week, and happy Halloween! We’ve worked our way back in time and today will be taking a look at a horror flick from the 1930s. Previous posts in this year’s Horror Half-Week celebration: The 1960s – Favorite things about… Night of the Living Dead The 1950s – The … More Horror Half-Week: The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

The Black Cat (1934)

*This review contains mild spoilers. Joan (Julie Bishop) and Peter Alison (David Manners) are on a honeymoon train in Hungary when a ticket mix-up causes them to have to share their compartment with Dr. Vitus Werdegast (Bela Lugosi), a psychiatrist who is returning to his hometown after spending fifteen years as a prisoner of war. … More The Black Cat (1934)