King of the Corn: A tribute to William Castle

“Classics of the Corn” is one of the most popular series on TMP. Today I’m bringing a special (and quite different) post to the series. Usually COTC has me making mildly witty musings on films that are completely packed with cheese, but today, to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest horror-corn films of all time, The Tingler, I’d like … Continue reading King of the Corn: A tribute to William Castle

FIFTEEN endlessly re-watchable classics, Part III of III

As much as I love discovering new films, there are many films that I consistently return to. They’re the warm, snuggle-y blanket hiding within the abyss of my many hours of move-watching each month. The following are the final five of my fifteen of my favorites classics to re-watch. (This is not a definitive list of the most re-watchable classic films ever.) 11. Stella Dallas … Continue reading FIFTEEN endlessly re-watchable classics, Part III of III

Favorite things about… The Tingler

The favorite film: The Tingler, a 1959 Columbia Pictures horror/sci-fi flick written by Robb White and directed by William Castle The synopsis: Dr. Warren Chapin has a solid job conducting autopsies on executed prisoners. On the side, he’s a bit of a mad scientist, formulating theories about fear. He sees fear as a creature living inside every single person – a creature he calls “the … Continue reading Favorite things about… The Tingler