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Burn, Witch, Burn | Episode 411

Jim reflects on a classic tale of witchcraft based on Fritz Leiber Jr;s novel “Conjuring Wife” – 1962’s “Burn, Witch, Burn,” starring Janet Blair, Peter Wyngarde, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls, Colin Gordon and Reginald Beckwith. With a screenplay written by Richard Matheson and Charles Beaumont and directed by Sydney Hayers,

Die, Monster, Die | Episode 409

Mark Maddox returns for a rousing discussion of a 1965 classic tale based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft “Die, Monster, Die,” starring Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Patrick Magee, Freda Jackson, Terence DeMarney and Directed By Daniel Haller. Based on “The Colour From Space,” the story centers around

Taste The Blood Of Dracula |Episode 383

Jim looks back on the sequel to Hammer’s “Dracula Has Risen From The Grave,” – “Taste The Blood Of Dracula, ” starring Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Ralph Bates, Linda Hayden, Anthony Higgins, Peter Sallis, John Carson, Isla Blair, Martin Jarvis, Gwen Watford Roy Kinnear and Michael Ripper. Three wealthy London

Curse Of The Faceless Man | Episode 379

Jim discusses a cult classic from 1958- Edward L. Cahn’s “Curse Of The facelss Man,” starring Richard Anderson, Elaine edwards, Adele Mara, Luis Van Rooten, Felix Locher,Gar Moore, Jan Arvan and written by Jerome Bixby. An ancient gladiator who was killed in Pompey during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in

Bride Of The Monster | Episode 378

Madeline Brumby and Shane Morton join Jim for a rollicking discussion of the Edward D. Wood Jr. cult classic “Bride Of The Monster,” starring Bela Lugosi, Tony McCoy, Loretta King, Tor Johnson, Harvey B Dunn, Don Nagle, Dolores Fuller and Billy Bendict. Lugosi plays a mad scientist seeking to create

Empire Of The Ants | Episode 377

Jim discusses a 1977 cult classic from Bert I. Gordon, “Empire Of The Ants,” starring Joan Collins, Robert Lansing, John David Carson, Albert Salmi, Jacqueline Scott, Pamela Susan Shoop, Robert Pine, Edward Power, Brooke Palance, Tom Fadden, Harry Holcombe and Irene Tedrow. A group of people encounter giant ants while

Lord Of The Flies | Episode 374

Jim reflects on the first time he saw a classic 1963 British horror film based on the bestseller from William Golding – “Lord Of the Flies,” starring James Aubrey, Hugh Edwards, Tom Gaman, Roger Elwin, Tom Chapin Nicholas Hammond and directed by Peter Brook. This tale of a group of

Scars Of Dracula | Episode 363

Jim discusses another classic from Hammer Films, 1970’s “Scars Of Dracula,” starring Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman, Jenny Hanley, Christopher Matthews, Wendy Hamilton, Michael Gwyn, Patrick Troughton, Michael Ripper and directed by Roy Ward Baker. A young man goes missing. A young couple searching for the man find themselves crossing paths

The Deadly Spawn | Episode 362

Jim reflects back on his first viewing of a low-budget Sci-Fi Classic from 1983 – “The Deadly Spawn,” starring Charles George Hildebrandt, Tom DeFranco, Richard Lee Porter, Jean Tafler, Kathy Tighe, James Brewster and Elizabeth Marner-Brooks. Douglas McKeown’s directorial debut caught audiences by surprise 40 years ago leading to a

Snowbeast (1977)| Episode 361

Clay Sayre joins Jim for a fun look at a 1977 Made-For-TV horror film written by Joseph Stefano (“The Outer Limits”) – “Snowbeast,” starring Robert Logan, Bo Svenson, Yvette Mimieux, Clint Walker and Sylvia Sydney. Something is attacking guests at a Colorado ski resort during its Winter Festival. Is it

At The Earth’s Core | Episode 360

Jim looks at a sci-fi favorite from 1976 – Edgar Rice Burrough’s “At The Earth’s Core,” starring Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant, Sean Lynch, Godfrey James and Bobby Parr. A mid 19th century expedition lands a scientist and a mining magnate into a world located 500 miles

Horror Express | Episode 358

Jim hops aboard a train for a ride on 1972’s “Horor Express,” starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas, Alberto De Mendoza, Faith Clift and Silvia Tortosa. Passengers aboard the Trans-Siberian Express are mysteriously dying and an ancient artifact is missing. Could there be a connection? Find out on this

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