Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

The Body Snatcher (1945) Directed by Robert Wise Starring: Boris Karloff, Béla Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Russell Wade * Published specifically for The 1st Annual Spooky Classic Movie Blogathon hosted by Kristen at KN Winiarski Writes * ¤¤¤ Story Edinburgh 1831. A young man and an elderly woman are speaking to one another in a church … More Boris Karloff is at his nefarious best in ‘The Body Snatcher’ (1945)

The complicated tracing of Norman Bates’ life in ‘Psycho IV’ (1990)

Psycho IV (1990) Directed by Mick Garris Starring: Anthony Perkins, Olivia Hussey, Henry Thomas, CCH Pounder ¤¤¤ Matricide – The killing of one’s own mother The film starts out with a familiar soundtrack – that of Bernard Herrmann’s original score from Psycho. Cut to a studio where guests are speaking about matricide on the Fran … More The complicated tracing of Norman Bates’ life in ‘Psycho IV’ (1990)

Norman Bates has stiff competition in ‘Psycho III’ (1986)

Psycho III (1986) Directed by Anthony Perkins Starring: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell ¤¤¤ “There is no God” This statement is screamed by a distressed nun named Maureen Coyle (Diana Scarwid) who is standing on the ledge of her monastery’s bell tower, contemplating suicide. Some of her fellow nuns come to try … More Norman Bates has stiff competition in ‘Psycho III’ (1986)

Norman Bates is back in a most worthy sequel: ‘Psycho II’ (1983)

 ‘Psycho II’ (1983) Directed by Richard Franklin Starring: Anthony Perkins, Meg Tilly, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, Dennis Franz Psycho II has long been one of my favourite movies. I watched it many times in my youth because my father had recorded it on VHS. Back in the days when there was no cable television and … More Norman Bates is back in a most worthy sequel: ‘Psycho II’ (1983)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Horrible Dr. Hichcock’ (1962)

Today we reminisce about The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962) Directed by Riccardo Freda aka Robert Hampton Starring: Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng * Published specifically for Dark and Deep: The Gothic Horror Blogathon hosted by Gabriela at Pale Writer * ¤¤¤ Over the past few years, I have been rediscovering the horror genre after having drifted … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Horrible Dr. Hichcock’ (1962)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (1943)

Today we reminisce about The Phantom of the Opera (1943) Directed by Arthur Lubin Cast of Characters: Nelson Eddy – Anatole Garron Susanna Foster – Christine DuBois Claude Rains – Ericq Claudin Synopsis 48-year-old Ericq Claudin has been a first violinist with the Paris Opera orchestra for over 20 years. Despite being able to beautifully … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (1943)