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A Clambake of Queens

by Randy Fuller

Pairing‌ ‌wine‌ ‌with‌ ‌movies!‌  ‌See‌ ‌the‌ ‌trailers‌ ‌and‌ ‌hear‌ ‌the‌ ‌fascinating‌ ‌commentary‌ ‌for‌ ‌these‌ ‌movies‌ ‌and‌ ‌many‌ ‌more‌ ‌at‌ ‌Trailers‌ ‌From‌ ‌Hell.‌ This week, we screen three films with the word “queen” in the title while wondering where a clambake fits in. Oh, and we have wine pairings for each film. And maybe for the…

Messiah of Evil

by Glenn Erickson

How did two hot film students pass the time while waiting to become immortal as the writers of American Graffiti?  Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck wrote, produced and directed this minor horror classic, that along with its zombies and ghouls delivers intelligent art-movie cinematics. Marianna Hill, Royal Dano, Michael Greer, Joy Bang, Anitra Ford and…

Halloween at Aunt Ethel’s

by Lee Broughton

CineSavant reviews a (gasp!) DVD release.  UK correspondent Lee Broughton returns with coverage of a low budget comedy-horror flick from Florida about a seemingly harmless old lady who displays psychopathic tendencies every Halloween. The humour is crude at times but the show’s knowing horror elements, spirited performances and decent production values result in a curiously…

Horrors of the Black Museum

by Charlie Largent

Horrors of the Black Museum Blu-ray VCI 1959 / 93 Mins. / 2.35.1 Starring Michael Gough, Shirley Anne Field Written by Aben Kendel, Herman Cohen Photographed by Desmond Dickinson Directed by Arthur Crabtree A dull novelist but an inspired serial killer, Edmond Bancroft collects rare artifacts with that special someone in mind—just now he’s gifted…

The Terror + The Little Shop of Horrors

by Glenn Erickson

“Feed Me!”  Female ghosts and man-eating plants!  It’s another good disc of Roger Corman favorites, especially for collectors hungry for an improved presentation of Corman’s comedy classic The Little Shop of Horrors, the hilarious off-the-wall original. Also looking good is his semi-pirated ‘add-on’ entry to the Poe cycle THE TERROR, starring Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson…

Hollywood Babylon

by Randy Fuller

Pairing‌ ‌wine‌ ‌with‌ ‌movies!‌  ‌See‌ ‌the‌ ‌trailers‌ ‌and‌ ‌hear‌ ‌the‌ ‌fascinating‌ ‌commentary‌ ‌for‌ ‌these‌ ‌movies‌ ‌and‌ ‌many‌ ‌more‌ ‌at‌ ‌Trailers‌ ‌From‌ ‌Hell.‌ This week, we have a trio of movies that expose the soft underbelly of Tinseltown, our own private Hollywood Babylon. And what Babylon would be complete without a wine to go with it?…