Derek Steed

  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula (TV Movie, 1973)

    Dracula — Ever since Bram Stoker wrote the novel in 1897, we have been fascinated with vampires, and none more so than Vlad Tepes, a.k.a Vlad The Impaler, a.k.a. Dracula. Twenty-two actors (and counting) have portrayed the undead “Prince of Darkness” on film, including: Bela Lugosi — Dracula Prime...
  • The Ice Pirates (1984)

    Welcome back, gentle viewers, to another “Junk Drawer” review.  In our first two reviews we delved into the world of Spanish horror with the Scream Factory Double Feature which included The Night of the Sorcerers and The Loreley’s Grasp. Today, we’re going to tackle the 1984 sci-fi parody, The Ice...
  • The Loreley’s Grasp (Los garras de Lorelei, 1974)

    Welcome back! As promised, here is the review to The Loreley’s Grasp, the second film in the Scream Factory Blu-ray Double Feature that includes The Night of the Sorcerers.  Also released in 1974, The Loreley’s Grasp is one part monster movie and one part Wagnerian opera. Mix together for goofiness. A small...
  • The Night of the Sorcerers (La noche de los brujos, 1974)

    There are some movies, which are like the denizens on the “Island of Misfit Toys” — just a little bit off, a tad strange, a smidge odd, or altogether broken. Still, just because these misfits find themselves in the junk drawer of cinema history, doesn’t mean that they don’t...
  • Meet the Team: Derek Steed

    Greetings, The name is Derek Steed, and I will be joining the Bottom Shelf as a second reviewer.  Garv asked me to complete the following survey to introduce myself and give you an idea of my film sensibilities.  So, here goes…   Favorite film: Ooooo, this is a tough...
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