This Week in Horror

This week in Horror movie history, back on May 20th of 1998, the classic tale of Godzilla received a twentieth century upgrade in Roland Emmerich's (ID4 1996, Independence Day: Resurgence 2016) co-written/directed film Godzilla. Godzilla had been terrorizing audiences since Japan's 1954 original film directed by Ishirō...

This week in Horror movie history, The Guardian was released on April 27, 1990 through Universal Pictures and Nanny Productions. Directed by The Exorcist's William Friedkin, the film follows a script written by Friedkin, Stephen Volk (Gothic 1986, The Awakening 2011), and Dan Greenburg (The Zack Files...

This week in Horror movie history, back on April 10th of 1992, Sleepwalkers debuted in theaters. Adapted from legendary author Stephen King's, as of yet, unpublished novel, King also wrote the screenplay for the motion picture and was directed by accomplished filmmaker Mick Garris. One of...

This week in Horror movie history, Phantasm was released March 28, 1979 through New Breed Productions. Bram Stoker award winner Don Coscarelli (Beastmaster 1982, Bubba Ho-Tep 2002) wrote, directed, edited, and shot the film, which was produced by Coscarelli's father, Dac, along with Beastmaster's Paul Pepperman. The score...

This week in Horror movie history, Leviathan was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios on March 17, 1989. Considered a Sci-Fi Horror film, Leviathan was directed by George P. Cosmatos (Cobra 1986, Tombstone 1993), co-produced by Luigi and Aurelio De Laurentiis (La Mazzetta 1978, Sky Captain and the World of...

This week in Horror movie history, back on March 13, 1987, Horror/Comedy Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn via Rosebud Releasing hit theaters across success. With success, and controversy, associated with 1981's independent classic The Evil Dead, how could Director/Writer Sam Raimi (Spider-Man 2002, Drag Me to Hell 2009) not do a sequel?...

This week in Horror movie history, back on March 6th of 1987, Angel Heart darkened the silver screen. An adaptation of the 1978 novel Fallen Angel by William Hjortsberg, Angel Heart's screenplay was written by both Hjortsberg and Director Alan Parker (Midnight Express 1978, Mississippi Burning 1988). Released...