Donald Pleasance

You Only Live Twice

October 18, 2000 // 0 Comments

Of the Sean Connery Bond films, ’You Only Live Twice’, the fifth entry in the series, often elicits apathy from viewers. Like a neglected middle child, the film is rarely thought of as on par with some others. I confess that I felt this way. Well, [...]

Halloween 5

August 3, 2000 // 0 Comments

As we all know, Hollywood is motivated by trends. One trend that has seemed to die out in the last decade (outside of the home video market) are film series. The eighties saw the market get "sequelitis", especially when it came to horror films. [...]


September 19, 1999 // 0 Comments

After 21 years "Halloween" is still one of the most impressive horror films that never seems to lose its appeal, and is widely considered John Carpenters best film to date – although I personally prefer some of his later films over [...]

Halloween 4

July 9, 1999 // 0 Comments

While we are all eagerly awaiting Anchor Bay’s release of the fully restored "Halloween" in their special edition, they are sending "Halloween 4 – The Return Of Michael Myers" our way, almost as if to tease fans of the series [...]

Production Diary: Halloween

May 11, 1999 // 0 Comments

“Halloween” was the first DVD release by Anchor Bay Entertainment in November 1997, marking the company’s foray into the fledgling DVD format. The format was still rather new and at the time everyone was going through a learning process to manage [...]

Prince Of Darkness

June 16, 1998 // 0 Comments

After a series of less-successful major motion pictures, some of which were said to have been strangled by studio interference, "Prince Of Darkness" marked John Carpenters return to lower-budget horror movies. Carpenter is a director with a cult [...]
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