John Waters movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Hairspray,’ ‘Pink Flamingos,’ ‘Cry-Baby’

John Waters movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Hairspray,’ ‘Pink Flamingos,’ ‘Cry-Baby’ Baltimore native John Waters is filmdom’s pencil-mustached titan of trash who has spent a lifetime of dumpster-diving into a vat of bad taste, sleaze, kinky gross-outs, over-the-top camp, maudlin ...

John Waters movies: 12 greatest films ranked from worst to best

John Waters movies: 12 greatest films ranked from worst to best Baltimore native John Waters is filmdom’s pencil-mustached titan of trash who has spent a lifetime of dumpster-diving into a vat of bad taste, sleaze, kinky gross-outs, over-the-top camp, maudlin ...

SXSW Film Review: ‘I Am Richard Pryor’

Set to air March 15 on the Paramount Network after its SXSW world premiere, “I Am Richard Pryor” is a largely satisfying if thoroughly conventional portrait of the immensely gifted and deeply troubled ...

Glasgow Frightfest 2019: ‘Here Comes Hell’ Review

Stars: Margaret Clunie, Timothy Renouf, Tom Bailey, Jessica Webber, Charlie Robb, Robert Llewellyn, Nicholas Le Prevost, Jasper Britton, Maureen Bennett | Written by Jack McHenry, Alice Sidgwick | ...

My Name is Julia Ross

Is this any way to treat a lady? Lovely Nina Foch just wanted a job, but she instead becomes the fall-gal in a psychologically perverse plan to deny her very identity. Cult director Joseph H. Lewis ...

‘Escape Room’ Film Review: Thriller Commits to Gimmick With Style and Energy

‘Escape Room’ Film Review: Thriller Commits to Gimmick With Style and Energy “Escape Room” filmmaker Adam Robitel has carved out a funny little niche for himself as the director of the first wide-release movie of the new year, two years running. Robitel rang in 2018 with ...

Holiday Gift Guide 2018, Part 2: B-Movie Christmas

Scream Factory sent Mike and myself a bunch of B-Movie horror and science fiction titles and we're covering them all here under the moniker of B-Movie Christmas. Forgotten body horror Brain Dead ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Chamber Of Horrors (1966)

1953’s House of Wax with Vincent Price cast a long shadow fairly early in the horror world; creepy Grand Guignol (in 3D no less) with a strong thread of vengeance gave us further goodies such as ...

Have Your Say: Weird Gimmicks.

Earlier this month, UK-based distributor Indicator released a boxset of films called William Castle at Columbia, Volume One. The set contains four films, each with a booklet and plenty of on-disc ...

Review: “Psycho Biddy Double Feature” Starring Joan Crawford: “Strait-jacket” (1964) And “Berserk” (1967); Mill Creek Entertainment Blu-ray Disc Release

By Fred Blosser Two 1960s murder thrillers with Joan Crawford have been released by Mill Creek Entertainment on single-disc Blu-ray. The cover sleeve bills the package as a “Psycho Biddy Double ...

William Castle at Columbia – Volume One

Following in the footsteps of trailblazing publicity hound Carl Denham, William Castle learned that if you can’t bring your audience to the sideshow, bring the sideshow to them – the 3D craze of the ...

Blu-ray Review: House On Haunted Hill, a Fun Product of Its Time

The 1999 remake of William Castle’s (1959) House on Haunted Hill by William Malone was a very strange film, and not one I’d seen in a long time, possibly since its video store days. Going back, its ...

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: Peter Jackson’s Colorized Wwi Documentary Resurrects the Drama of the Battlefield

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Review: Peter Jackson’s Colorized Wwi Documentary Resurrects the Drama of the Battlefield “They Shall Not Grow Old” arrives as clinching proof of just how far Peter Jackson has traveled in three decades. Few would have predicted that the beardy yahoo mixing oatmeal and yogurt to make alien ...

October 9th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Trick ’R Treat and House On Haunted Hill (1999) Collector’s Editions, Hotel Transylvania 3

For the second week of October, I hope horror fans have their wallets ready, because there are a multitude of Blu-rays and DVDs that would be perfect editions to your home entertainment collections, ...

Scream Factory Blu-ray Reviews: House On Haunted Hill (1999) Collector’s Edition, Scream For Help (1984), and The Bride (1985)

As Halloween grows nearer and Scream Factory prepares to break out the big guns over the next few months in the form of titles like Trick ’r Treat, Creepshow, and Candyman, the company is still busy ...

House On Haunted Hill (1959) Live Reading Taking Place on October 5th & 6th at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater

From the minds of Michael Varrati and Matthew Herrmann, a live reading of William Castle's House on Haunted Hill (1959) will occur for two nights only on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th ...

Scream Factory Blu-ray Reviews: The Tingler, Strait-jacket, Someone’S Watching Me!

The people at Scream Factory have made their name releasing special edition Blu-rays of horror movies primarily from the ’80s and ’90s, the decades that fans of my generation first fell in the love ...

‘House on Haunted Hill’ Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Bonus Features Unveiled

Scream Factory has officially announced all the wonderful bonus features that will be included in the upcoming House on Haunted Hill Collector's Edition Blu-ray. First, let's recap what we already ...

Scream Factory’s House On Haunted Hill Collectors Edition Special Features

One night in the house, one million bucks, no questions asked. But there is a catch for anyone who accepts the offer. Murder is a way of life at the House on Haunted Hill, a jolting, remake of William ...

Scream Factory Reveals Full Release Details for House On Haunted Hill (1999) Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Following their announcement earlier this summer that they'll be releasing the House on Haunted Hill 1999 remake on a Collector's Edition Blu-ray, Scream Factory has now unveiled the full list of ...

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