Horror movies

Most horror movies are pretty horrible. Not horror-inducing, just bad. Predictable. Simplistic. Boring. Psychopaths prey on teenagers or unwary travelers with chainsaws, axes, long, sharp knives, or other implements guaranteed to cause pain and death. Spurting blood. Anguished screams. *Yawn* No psychopath has yet equalled the remarkably non-violent and un-bloody (well, barring one notable scene) […]

Ghost Movie of the Month: The Uninvited (1944)

Based on the novel, The Uninvited, by Dorothy Macardle (1942), originally entitled Uneasy Freehold Screenplay: Frank Partos & Dodie Smith Starring: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Gail Russell, Donald Crisp Turner Classic Movies (now, simply, TCM) saved classic movies. The channel bought huge numbers of old films and, through their commercial-free broadcasts, introduced new […]