This Week in Horror

This week in Horror movie history, Silent Night, Deadly Night was released on November 9, 1984 through TriStar Pictures. Although technically directed by the late Charles E. Sellier, Jr., who was better known for his Biblical documentaries than his Horror films, the movie's death scenes were directed...

This week in Horror movie history, Phantom of the Opera: The Motion Picture was released on November 4, 1989 through 21st Century Film Corporation, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Breton Film Productions, and Dee Gee Entertainment. Based on Gaston Leroux's eponymous novel, the 1989 version was directed by...

This week in Horror movie history, Wishmaster was released on September 19, 1997 through Image Organization and producer Pierre David. Executively produced by the late Horror master Wes Craven, Wishmaster was directed by special effects makeup artist Robert Kurtzman (Night of the Creeps 1986, From...

This week in Horror movie history, Nightmares was released on September 9, 1983, through Universal Pictures. This Horror anthology was directed by the late Emmy Award winner Joseph Sargent (The Taking of Pelham 123 1974, Jaws: The Revenge 1987) and produced by Christopher Crowe (Fear 1996, Seven...

This week in Horror movie history, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer was first shown at the Chicago International Film Festival on September 7, 1986, after being independently produced by Maljack Productions. Loosely based on real life serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, Henry was produced, directed, written and composed...

This week in Horror movie history, An American Werewolf in London was released on August 21, 1981 through Universal Pictures. The film was directed and written by John Landis (Animal House 1978, Twilight Zone: The Movie 1983) and produced by George Folsey, Jr., (Hostel 2005,...