This Week in Horror

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...

This week in Horror movie history takes a look at A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, which was released on February 27, 1987 via New Line Cinema. Only three years prior, one of the most well-known Horror Slashers emerged with the introduction of...

This week in Horror movie history, on February 12th, 1982, MGM/UA Entertainment unleashed The Beast Within in theaters across the USA. With a cast that included some veteran actors and actresses such as Ronny Cox (Deliverance 1972, Robocop 1987), the late Bibi Besch (Victory at Entebbe 1976,...

This week in Horror movie history, back on January 17th, 1986, Empire Pictures released the dark Fantasy/ Horror movie Troll to theaters across USA.  With a cast that included Noah Hathaway (The Neverending Story 1984, Blue Dream 2013), Jenny Beck (Tightrope 1984, The Canterville Ghost 1985), and...

This week in Horror movie history, on January 18th, 1985, Columbia Pictures release Psychological Horror movie The New Kids in theaters across the USA. With a cast that included Lori Loughlin (Rad 1986, Full House series), Shannon Presby (Crazy Times 1981, Five Mile Creek series), and...