December 15, 1998 // 0 Comments

To say Tod Browning’s 1930 version of "Dracula" is a classic movie is still an understatement. The word to put this movie in its historic context has yet to be created. For almost 70 years now the images and sounds of this particular movie [...]

The Serpent And The Rainbow

December 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

Director Wes Craven has had the fortune to build two solid franchises during his twenty-year career, both in the horror genre. While his "Scream" movies haunt mostly younger audiences these days, Wes Craven is also the father of Freddy Krueger, [...]

Dracula – Prince Of Darkness

October 26, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Dracula: Prince of Darkness" is commonly held in pretty low-esteem by fans of the classic Hammer series starring Christopher Lee. Watching it again on this pristine reissue by Anchor Bay makes it clear that this is a wholly unfair judgement. [...]

The Exorcist

October 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

The mother of all modern horror films is coming to DVD in a new 25th Anniversary Special Edition from Warner Home Video. A groundbreaking film that still defines the genre 25 years later, "The Exorcist" is probably one of the most unsettling [...]

Bram Stoker’s Shadowbuilder

October 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

Only a few weeks ago a new DVD publisher entered the market by the name of "Sterling Home Entertainment". "Bram Stoker’s Shadowbuilder" is one of the first DVD releases of this fledgling company and the first thing you will notice [...]

Dead Alive

September 26, 1998 // 0 Comments

There are many different incarnations of Peter Jackson’s film "Dead Alive". The New Zealand filmmaker created a film that was so controversial and extreme that there are literally different versions for nearly every country in the world. [...]

The Frighteners

August 15, 1998 // 0 Comments

Ever since the release of "Brain Dead" in 1992, known as "Dead Alive" here in the US, Peter Jackson has become synonymous with off-beat macabre humor in the nineties. Universal Home Video has now released Jackson’s latest film, [...]


August 8, 1998 // 0 Comments

Italian director Lucio Fulci passed away only a few years ago, but his legacy is fortunately still there for us to behold. Anchor Bay Entertainment have now released one of Fulci’s best known works on DVD. Reason enough for us to take a look at this [...]

The Thing

August 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

After a long, long wait, Universal Home Video have now released John Carpenter’s "The Thing" on DVD. Subtitled "the ultimate in alien terror" on the front of the box, it is also tempting to add "the ultimate in Special [...]

The Asphyx

June 25, 1998 // 0 Comments

If you are All Day Entertainment, trying to restore forgotten films to the public eye, or attempting to bring smaller films to a wider audience, you’re faced with a variety of problems that must be solved. Aside from tricky licensing and legal issues, [...]
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