The scary TV shows made for kids in the 1970s were unnervingly good at getting under the skin – and remain just as effective today.
Tag: folk horror
The Sound Of Terror: The Mystery And Madness Of The Shout
Looking back at the mystical nightmares of one of the oddest films of the 1970s.
Sweetest Tongue Has Sharpest Tooth: The Company Of Wolves Soundtrack Reissued
A long-overdue re-release for one of the great, under-appreciated film scores of the 1980s.
Halloween Hammer: The Reptile
Continuing our examination of Hammer films with a look at one of their impressively creepy Cornish Horrors of the mid-Sixties.
Halloween Hammer: Quatermass And The Pit
Continuing our Hammer Films retrospective with a look at the folk horror science fiction classic.
Halloween Hammer: The Witches
Continuing our Hammer retrospective month with a look at their uncharacteristic and underrated study of rural occultism.
The Legend Of Spring-Heeled Jack
The fire-breathing, demonic monster that gripped the public consciousness in the 19th Century.
Heads You Lose: The Strange World Of Murder Me, Monster
A crime investigation meets an incredibly strange creature in an oddly brilliant Argentinian curio.
Summer Is Icumen In – The Witchy World Of British Folk Music
Exploring the pagan roots and dark traditionalism of 1970s British folk, via a new box set.
The Nightmarish Halloween Costumes Of Yesteryear
The horrific homemade costumes and cheap masks from the pre-corporate era of trick or treating.
Portrait Of A Grumpy Old Man: The Quatermass Conclusion
Nigel Kneale’s final outing for Professor Quatermass is a bitterly misanthropic attack on youth and society by a man who felt himself above it all.
Noita! Finland’s Sexually Charged Witchcraft Films Of The 1950s
The Finnish folk horror of the 1950s includes one film that is now a beloved classic and another that remains little seen internationally – but both are equally extraordinary.