Horror

  • Kill, Baby… Kill! (Operazione paura,1966)

    In my last review, we took a look at Sergio Martino’s The Suspicious Death of a Minor (1975), a solid “mash-up” of two Italian film genres, “giallo” and “poliziotteschi.” Today we’re going to take a look at a standout in Italian gothic horror, written and directed by one of its...
  • KL Studio Classics Halloween Sale

    Greetings, mavens of the macabre, Kino Lorber has just announced a Halloween sale on their scariest Studio Classics titles (with a few Redemption and Raro Video discs mixed in).  The sale features 111 separate films, including 45 Blu-rays priced under $10! Plus, shipping is free in the U.S. on...
  • Rare Lon Chaney and Occult-Themed Silents

      Today, silent-centric video label Undercrank Productions announced that they will debut five rare silent films on DVD on October 17th. Three titles starring Lon Chaney, A Mother’s Atonement(1915), If My Country Should Call (1916) and The Place Beyond the Winds (1916) will be released as Lon Chaney: Before the Thousand...
  • Bob Clark’s Deathdream (1974) Blu-ray Due 11/28

    Blue Underground has announced the full specs on their upcoming limited-edition Blu-ray release of Deathdream, a.k.a. Dead of Night from director Bob Clark (Black Christmas, A Christmas Story).  I’ve heard good things about this shocker — “A story of one night in a small town that changed the lives...
  • R.I.P., Basil Gogos

    It’s a sad day for horror film fans.  Basil Gogos, the illustrator most associated with monster portraits has passed away.  For monster kids growing up in the 60s and 70s, Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine was our sacred text, and much of the lure of the periodical was the...
  • Web of the Spider (1971) Blu-ray Coming 10/24

    I know absolutely nothing about this upcoming release, but it sure sounds fun! Here are the full specs from Garagehouse Pictures:   Within this web lies the ultimate horror. An intrepid reporter by the name of Alan Foster (Anthony Franciosa, TENEBRE) accepts a wager from Edgar Allan Poe (Klaus...
  • TCM October 2017 Horror Schedule

    Set your DVRs, fellow horror hounds, Halloween is just around the corner, which means a greater saturation of horror movies on the small screen.  If you’re looking for a classic horror fix in the month of October, you can do no better than Turner Classic Movies, which has a...
  • 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...
  • The Old Dark House (1932) on Blu-ray 10/24

    The Cohen Media Group has confirmed that they will release a 4K restoration of the under-seen Universal horror film The Old Dark House (1932) on Blu-ray as part of their Cohen Film Collection on October 24th.  I know what I’ll be watching this Halloween. Universal Studios was a horror lover’s...
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