PURE TERROR MONTH: Evil Brain from Outer Space (1965)

About the Author: Paul Andolina is one of my favorite people to talk movies with. If you like his stuff, check out his site Wrestling with Film.  Evil Brain from Outer Space is a science fiction film from 1965. It happens to be a couple of the Japanese Super Giant films that have been hacked up… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Evil Brain from Outer Space (1965)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The Embalmer (1965)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: An American living in London, Jennifer Upton is a freelance writer for International publishers Story Terrace and others. In addition, she has a blog where she frequently writes about horror and sci-fi called Womanycom. The Embalmer (1965), aka Il Mostro di Venezia is a slow burner that fits somewhere in between the horror sub-genres… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The Embalmer (1965)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Terror-Creatures from the Grave (1965)

Massimo Pupillo is mainly known for three horror films: Terror-Creatures from the Grave, Bloody Pit of Horror and La vendetta di Lady Morgan. Afterward, he claimed to be done with horror forever before making Django Kills Softly and the mondo Love: The Great Unknown. He claimed to be disgusted by his films and went into television. He… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Terror-Creatures from the Grave (1965)

Psycho-A-Go-Go (1965)

A while back, we covered Satan's Sadists, the movie that was Al Adamson's initial big hit. Psycho-A-Go-Go is where he got started. Adamson was the son of silent film stars Denver Dixon and Dolores Booth. After working on some of his father's later films, he started his own production company with Sam Sherman called Independent-International Pictures. From tinting… Continue reading Psycho-A-Go-Go (1965)

A Study In Terror (1965)

James Hill directed the nature film and family favorite Born Free, but he also found his way to Whitechapel and put Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the case of Jack the Ripper. It's also one of the first appearances of Mycroft Holmes on film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w8iVriqo8s Holmes (John Neville, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen) and Watson (Donald Huston, Tales… Continue reading A Study In Terror (1965)

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)

Freddie Francis is pretty dependable. Throw in the Amicus name, plus Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, and things get much better. This is the first official Amicus film, all about five men on a train from London to Bradley who meet the mysterious Doctor Schreck (Cushing), a man with a name that literally means terror. With his… Continue reading Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)