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Project X (1968)

“We were waiting for you, Hagan. You’re a living, breathing bomb of death—set to go off in fourteen days…”   Director:  William Castle Starring:  Henry Jones, Christopher George, Harold Gould, Phillip Pine, Monte Markham, Lee Delano, Ivan Bonar, Robert Cleaves, … Continue reading

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Crash! (1976)

“Akasa’s of Hittite origin; a deity closely associated with Mars, the red planet… He’s an unpleasant character dedicated to vengeance, hatred and violence.”   Director:  Charles Band Starring:  José Ferrer, Sue Lyon, John Ericson, Leslie Parrish, John Carradine, Jerome Guardino, … Continue reading

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The Amityville Asylum (2013)

“I wouldn’t be surprised if it was haunted. I was telling my dad about your new job. You know that the asylum was only built there a couple of years ago? He said that it was built on the site … Continue reading

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Killer

Harper tried to collect his thoughts. “We are all aware, I think, sir, of the military uses to which dolphins have been put in Vietnam…indeed, the common dolphin has proved most effective in groups. But the killer works at maximum … Continue reading

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Et al. December16

The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse (1920) In the Argentine, the uncultured but wealthy Spanish landowner, Julio Madariaga (Pomeroy Cannon), shares his estate with his two daughters and their husbands, the Frenchman Marcelo Desnoyers (Josef Swickard) and the German Karl … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead (1936)

“You can’t kill me again…”   Director:  Michael Curtiz Starring:  Boris Karloff, Marguerite Churchill, Edmund Gwenn, Ricardo Cortez, Henry O’Neill, Barton MacLane, Warren Hull, Joseph King, Joe Sawyer, Addison Richards, Paul Harvey, Robert Strange, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Robinson Screenplay:  Ewart … Continue reading

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The Mask Of Fu Manchu (1932)

“British Government!? I’ll wipe them and the whole accursed white race off the face of the earth!”   Director:  Charles Brabin and Charles Vidor (uncredited) Starring:  Boris Karloff, Lewis Stone, Myrna Loy, Karen Morley, Charles Starrett, Jean Hersholt, Lawrence Grant, … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1931)

“It’s alive! It’s alive! In the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!”   Director:  James Whale Starring:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Edward Van Sloan, Mae Clarke, Dwight Frye, John Boles, Frederick Kerr, Marilyn … Continue reading

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Child’s Play (1988)

“Hi! I’m Chucky, and I’m your friend to the end!”   Director:  Tom Holland Starring:  Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Dinah Manoff, Tommy Swerdlow, Jack Colvin, Raymond Oliver, Neil Giuntoli, Alan Wilder Screenplay:  Don Mancini, John Lafia, … Continue reading

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Dead Silence (2007)

“In the town where I’m from a ventriloquist dummy is a bad omen. It’s kind of a local legend—and some people believe that the dummy brings death to those around it…”   Director:  James Wan Starring:  Ryan Kwanten, Donnie Wahlberg, … Continue reading

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