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The truth about Lenore: The Spectre Of Edgar Allan Poe (1974)

Nevermore said the raven, Nevermore. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven was first published in January of 1845 and has emerged as his most often quoted works. It concerns an unnamed scholar and Lenore, the scholar’s lost love who first surfaced… (Read more)

Retro Review: Scream Of The Demon Lover (1970)

Half naked women walking through dark hallways with candelabras, I must admit, this is a weakness of mine.  I blame Creepy #39 for that. It was a wonderfully sinister cover featuring a beautiful blonde with candelabra welcoming you into her… (Read more)

Retro Review: Lucifera: Demon Lover (1972)

I love movies about wrong turns; not the kind you make in the West Virginian Mountains into the clutches of inbred cannibals, no sir. The kind that sends you on a strange adventure into the supernatural that you may not… (Read more)

In The Name Of Stephen King: The Shining (1980)/ The Shining (1997)

The Shining (1980) All work and no play make Jack a dull boy I don’t like Stephen King. Not personally as I have never met him, but his writing, or more to the point, his endings. He is a writer… (Read more)

Retro Review: The Vampire’s Night (1973)

In The Vampire’s Night , an isolated mountain village. During a funeral service, the coffin falls, cracking open, revealing a maggot and worm infested skeleton. The townspeople run in terror (Cause that’s what you do). Cut to a small bus… (Read more)

With this Ring, We be Dead: The Devil’s Wedding Night (1973)

“Dark desires unleash the legions of lucifer!” Sometimes, especially in the 70’s, a movie poster will scream that the film is about one thing when it’s actually about something else. I can’t tell you how many times I came across… (Read more)

Retro Reviews: MALEVOLENCE (2004)

“He’s in the closet, waiting…patiently” In 2004 I was knee deep into “Weird New Jersey” magazine. It was the most fascinating read I had come across in a long time. One evening while researching one of the legends online I… (Read more)