This Week in Horror

This week in Horror movie history, back on December 26, 1980, New Year's Evil was released in theaters by Golan-Globus Productions. There have been quite a few movies based around special occasions - from classics like Halloween, Friday the 13th, Silent Night, Deadly Night and My Bloody Valentine, to lesser known offerings like Uncle...

This week in Horror movie history, MGM Studios released the American silent mystery film London After Midnight on Saturday December 17, 1927. Directed by legendary Tod Browning, London After Midnight preceded some of his biggest films such as 1931's Dracula and 1932's Freaks. Basing the...

This week in Horror movie history, Mars Attacks! was released nineteen years ago on December 13, 1996. Director Tim Burton's (Edward Scissorhands 1990, Corpse Bride 2005) eponymous production company teamed up with Warner Bros. to create this satirical homage to Sci-Fi films of the '50s...

This week in Horror movie history, Amityville 3-D was released on November 18, 1983 through Orion Pictures. Also known as Amityville III: The Demon, this third movie in the Long Island Haunted House franchise was directed by the late Richard Fleischer (Soylent Green 1973, Conan the Destroyer 1984)...

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...