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FAREWELL TO A FAN and SHORT MOVIE REVIEW: THE GRINCH

Steve says farewell to another fannish friend, David E. Wilson, longtime Vancouver fan. And says “Meh” to the new animated Grinch.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN MICRO REVIEWS

Steve's second Halloween column this month, in which he tries to do teeny-tiny reviews of 27 movies. Let us know if he succeeds or falls flat on his face.

NEW BOOK & MOVIE REVIEWS: “THE CITYBORN” and “THE MUMMY”

Steve gives us two reviews today—one a very enjoyable book; and the other a movie. Whether you enjoy that one or not is up to you… but be aware, Tom Cruise is in it!

HAPPY HELLOWEEN! SCARY MOVIE REVIEWS, says Count Floyd!

Helly Happoween! This week Steve dissects two horrible Halloween-ish movies, then gives several thumbs-up to a real Halloween classic!

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

Steve reminisces about a writer he used to know. Maybe you know some of the things he's done: meet Jerry Sohl!

Visions of Frankenstein

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing in theaters, although by the time you read this it may very well not be, having slunk away in...

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt with Boris Karloff as "The Mummy." No CGI, but scarier than Brendan Fraser's "Mummy"!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known "monster movie" of them all, James Whale's "Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff.

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement.

Acting scary: The performers who made horror convincing again

Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films delivered.

Horror Film or Terror Film. Which is it? Karloff and Clarens...

Boris Karloff made 'terror' films. Not horror films.

Bleeding Hearts: 3 Horror Movies For Valentine’s Day

Horror Movies for Valentine's Day...are you really sure you want to open that box of chocolates?

The Quatermass Xperiment – Revisited

In this post I'll look at The Quatermass Xperiment, and next week consider the follow-up, Quatermass 2.

How to Redact and Re-integrate Your Redundant Reliquary of Recollections, or:...

Mr. Cameron invites us to join him on the floor as he sorts the contents of a 1960s scrapbook

AMAZING News 12/1/2013

Fascinating, Bothersome & Informative: News of the genre week from Amazing Stories

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.