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A History of Horror : with Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss is (apparently) a writer and actor who loves his horror movies. In this three part BBC series he talks about three of the best eras (in his opinion) of horror movies. The first episode starts off with a … Continue reading

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Greasepaint and Gore – The Hammer Monsters of Phil Leakey and Roy Ashton

Greasepaint and Gore is a two-part documentary exploring the special effects used to create some of the most memorable creatures in the Hammer horror movies. Part one explores the creations of Phil Leakey, the first effects guy employed at Hammer … Continue reading

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Bandh Darwaza – Bollywood Dracula

Bandh Darwaza is hard to describe. It’s part Hammer House of Horror, part comedy. The film begins with a rather official looking certificate, for something or other: … then shows a couple who are praying for a child, some old … Continue reading

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