genre, Gothic Fiction, TV/Film Review, Uncategorized, Wales

Welsh Gothic in Film: House of the Long Shadows

House of the Long Shadows (1983) starred Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and John Carradine, four heavyweights of horror, who apparently didn't even read the script before they agreed to be in it. It suited them perfectly: a gory, campy romp in a dark mansion full of terrors, a twisted family secret and a… Continue reading Welsh Gothic in Film: House of the Long Shadows

TV/Film Review, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part III

Horror Comedy In Mexico, the werewolf was still a horror-comedy staple, and two films of 1973 came out to further cement it as a figure of fun that is defeated by Mexican wrestlers and kids. Chabelo Y Pepito Contra Los Monstruos Pelicula (1973) is a family film where two young Boy Scouts go up against… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part III

Longread, TV/Film Review, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part II

This is the longest section: crime/thriller horror films intended as straight horror, some of which were police procedurals too, and some were based on real life serial killers. I also cover exploitation films here too, but CW for... everything, from on-camera real life rodent torture/death to sexual assault and torment of a disabled person. Links… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part II

TV/Film Review, Uncategorized, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part I

The '70s was a decade of B-movie joy, so there were a LOT of werewolf films. One or two were even critically acclaimed. From Argentina to Bollywood, with links to several full features on Dailymotion and YouTube, there's a film here for your every mood (as long as you speak Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and/or Hindi,… Continue reading Werewolf Films: 1970-1979 Part I

Gothic Fiction, TV/Film Review, Uncategorized, werewolves

Werewolf Films: 1910-1949

What did the werewolf represent? Who could become one? How did the werewolf reflect social anxieties in cinema? #silentcinema #werewolf #MondayBlogsClub