The Movie of the Night for this haunting season is House on Haunted Hill (1959) starring Vincent Price. If you’ve never seen this classic, it’s the tried and true formula of a bunch of strangers locked in a house overnight for a chance of winning a prize, in this case money. There are a lot of twists and turns throughout this movie, and the acting is fantastic, but all of the effects, looking back on them, are incredibly hilarious. See what I mean?
This movie is timeless, for the most part, but check it out in black and white because the color one is a big ol’ mess, so don’t even bother with that nonsense. You can view either one in all their glory on Hulu+ or a variety of other places, so check that jazz out.
This movie is a wonderful way to kick off your Halloween season with a late night spook fest. (more…)
I’m a sucker for crazy, vintage horror movies. Especially when they’re black and white and completely insane. Vincent Price is a name that is pretty much synonymous with this style, and if you’re following me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or GetGlue, you’ll notice that I watch a lot of these kinds of movies (This morning’s movie was House on Haunted Hill).
I also listen to a lot of Misfits records, and what’s been going on in my head today is their song “Return of the Fly,” which is pretty much just a list of the actors in the movies. It’s fantastic. Anyway, this has really been making me want to watch this movie, since it’s been a while since I sat down and watched it. So, today, we’re going old school with Vincent Price and Return of the Fly. (more…)