Recommended reading: William Castle Blogathon contributions!

Today is the final day of the William Castle Blogathon! Originally I had planned to contribute a review of Strait-Jacket to round out my contributions to the celebration, but I wasn’t able to get a hold of the film as planned, so instead I’m going to share with you 10 of my favorites of the many great posts contributed by others to the blogathon! Silver … Continue reading Recommended reading: William Castle Blogathon contributions!

Classics of the Corn: Macabre (1958)

A note from Lindsey: This is my third time viewing Macabre. I decided to give it another watch in honor of The William Castle blogathon, which I am contributing to every day until August 2, in tribute to one of my absolute favorite directors! “Ladies and gentlemen, for the next hour and fifteen minutes, you will be shown things so terrifying that the management of … Continue reading Classics of the Corn: Macabre (1958)

Matinee: A cinematic love letter to the films of William Castle

As a movie lover, I love watching films that were made by fellow movie lovers with “our people” (all of the film-crazed beings of the world) in mind. Matinee by Joe Dante is one of those films. Released in 1993 and set in 1962, Matinee is focused on the Cold War experience in Key West, Florida. The first characters we meet, Gene and Dennis Loomis, … Continue reading Matinee: A cinematic love letter to the films of William Castle

Favorite things about… House on Haunted Hill (1959)

A note from Lindsey: Today is my birthday, and it is also the anniversary of the release of William Castle’s The Tingler! How lucky am I to share a birthday with one of my favorite films? To celebrate the release of that fantastic film (which I’ve already done a Favorite Things About… post for) and Castle’s work as a whole, I’m going to be spending … Continue reading Favorite things about… House on Haunted Hill (1959)