Looking Into the Eye of the Devil

Sharon Tate and David Hemmings in Eye of the Devil (1966) Halloween is fast approaching and over at the Movie Morlocks blog we're counting down the days with an "obscure and offbeat" horror movie blogathon. All week long my fellow Morlocks and myself have been writing about some of our favorite lessor known films and … Continue reading Looking Into the Eye of the Devil

The Enchantress and The Hag

Rosanna Schiaffino and Sarah Ferrati in The Witch (1966) There are few witches as beautiful and beguiling as Rosanna Schiaffino or as sinister and threatening as Sarah Ferrati in Damiano Damiani's The Witch (or more correctly, The Witch in Love) aka La strega in amore (1966). In this leisurely paced Italian horror film based on … Continue reading The Enchantress and The Hag

Mike Raven: Actor, Artist & Witch

Mike Raven in Crucible of Terror (1971) I recently watched and reviewed the British supernatural thriller Crucible of Terror (1971) for the Movie Morlocks Blog. The film stars Mike Raven; an underrated British actor who resembled Christopher Lee and appeared in only four horror films during his lifetime. I didn't know much about Raven before … Continue reading Mike Raven: Actor, Artist & Witch

“Nothing can eat your soul!”

Over at the Movie Morlocks we're celebrating TCM's decision to showcase Hammer horror films every Friday night during the month of October with a blogathon. All week long my colleges have been writing about some of their favorite Hammer movies and today I shared some thoughts about the occult thriller The Witches (1966), which features … Continue reading “Nothing can eat your soul!”

Bewitching Movies October 1-31 @ Cinebeats

"By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes." - Witch (from William Shakespeare's Macbeth) Horror films are currently trendy. There's just no getting around that fact. But something seems to be amiss between the teenage vampires, 3D piranhas and countless remakes of classic horror films that Hollywood churns out month after month. … Continue reading Bewitching Movies October 1-31 @ Cinebeats