Gary Gerani is one of the writers of (Pumpkinhead 1988, creative consultant on Pumkinhead II Blood Wings 1993, writer on Vampirella 1996, the short story Convention 2017, and Trading Paint 2019 with John Travolta) PUMPKINHEAD combined gritty verisimilitude with the landscape of a dark evocative allegory. “I loved the demon creature Stan Winston and his … Continue reading MonsterGirl Asks Writer, Film & Television Historian: Gary Gerani 🎃
*THE CEMETERY -PILOT TV movie AIR DATE NOV.8, 1969 *THE DEAD MAN-AIR DATE DEC. 16, 1970 *CERTAIN SHADOWS ON THE WALL-DEC.30, 1970 *THE DOLL-AIR DATE JAN.13, 1971 *A FEAR OF SPIDERS -AIR DATE OCT. 6, 1971 *COOL AIR-AIR DATE DEC.8, 1971 *GREEN FINGERS-AIR DATE JAN.8, 1972 *GIRL WITH THE HUNGRY EYES AIR DATE OCT.1, 1972 … Continue reading Rod Serling’s Night Gallery 9 Terrifying Halloween Treats!
☞Read Part: One & ☞Part Two, & Part Four 💥SPOILERS! 21-HE RAN ALL THE WAY 1951 A lonely girl — a man on the run and 72 hours reckless hours that shock you with the impact of unleashed emotions! Directed by John Berry (Tension 1949), with the screenplay by two victims of HUAC Dalton Trumbo … Continue reading 31 Flavors of Noir on the Fringe to Lure you in! Part 3
Read Part Two here “I am a ham! And the ham in an actor is what makes him interesting. The word is an insult only when it’s used by an outsider – among actors, it’s a very high compliment, indeed.“ In the history of cinema, there are stars that burn white hot. Then there are … Continue reading John Carradine-I am a ham! Part 1
From TV Horror: Investigating the Dark Side of the Small Screen by Lorna Jowett & Stacey Abbott 1-The Cat Creature 1973 Aired December 11, 1973, as an ABC Movie of the Week. “Beware the seal of Kah-ub-set, for he who dares to remove it will open the gates of Hell.” The Cat Creature was directed … Continue reading Halloween Spotlight: ABC NBC & CBS Movies of the Week–the year is 1973 🎃 13 Fearful Tele-Frights!!
We’re so thrilled to see you again. Even this guy is filled with exuberance can’t you tell! It’s now three days since we’ve all got caught up in the ballyhoo, gimmickry, thrills and chills of the wonderful man that is William Castle! Today- I’m pleased (as Ruth at the house on haunted hill would say) … Continue reading Step Right Up! It’s The William Castle Blogathon: Day Three!
IT’S DAY ONE OF THE WILLIAM CASTLE BLOGATHON– I FEEL SOMETHING EERIE AND YET PLEASANT CRAWLING UP MY SPINE! I THINK IT’S EXCITEMENT SO SCREAM, SCREAM FOR YOUR LIVES!!!!! HAPPY 54TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE TINGLER Here at The Last Drive In -We’re kicking off the celebration with some very spine tingling, toe tapping tales in … Continue reading Welcome to The William Castle Blogathon: Day One!
Today is going to be a humdinger with some offbeat features to tantalize and titillate and make you whistle! Goregirl’s Dungeon will be hosting Kristina at Speakeasy, The Metzinger Sisters of Silver Scenes & Heather Drain (Mondo Heather) I felt inspired here at The Last Drive In by all the ballyhoo and pageantry to do … Continue reading Step Right Up! It’s The William Castle Blogathon: Day Two!
This has been a killer Blog-O so far. I am so thrilled to my ever lovin’ bones to all of you who have participated in this memorable celebration. And a truly grateful heartfelt thanks to my partner in crime Goregirl. This amazing event would not have been possible without her imagination, determination and sense of … Continue reading Step Right Up! It’s The William Castle Blogathon: Day Four!
No ballyhoo, gimmickry, shenanigans, hucksters or PT Barnum Hoopla– just one huge wave of gratitude washing over us as we conclude this incredible week. There have been a lot of words to sum up William Castle’s legacy here but somehow I’m speechless and humbled by all the amazing efforts, dedication, witty nuggets of facts hidden … Continue reading Step Right Up! It’s The William Castle Blogathon: The Last Gasp!!!