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Ken Russell Has Left the Planet

Legendary British filmmaker Ken Russell, the notorious director known for boundary-pushing films such as Women in Love, Altered States and The Devils, has died at 84 following a series of strokes. For an artist who’s been called an iconoclast, a maverick and a genius — one with a professed love for consciousness-altering drugs — Russell [...]

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It’s Hammer Time

Today, we’re going to take a break from Universal Studios horror to hop the pond for a visit with Universal’s spiritual (or should I say “infernal”) cousin in terror, Hammer Films. All month long, it’s been “Hammer Horror” night every Friday on TCM. Sadly, tonight is the final group of films—but it’s a really good [...]

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Pictures of Frankenstein’s Monster—Because why the hell not!

Born of a dark and stormy night’s dare, Mary Shelley’s Romantic Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is one of the most influential books in the horror canon. And thanks to Frankenstein, James Whale’s seminal 1931 film, Frankenstein’s monster has become one of the most iconic characters in popular culture. The creature has been portrayed [...]

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Kill, Baby…Kill!

Here we are on day three of Slammed & Damned’s Euro Horror Week, during which we’re taking a look at the flicks in a DVD four-pack called Blood Bath. If you remember, we began in Italy 1971 and then shot over to Spain 1982. Now we’re back in Italy again. Even though we seem to [...]

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