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*contains spoilers The Linda Blair (1959-) movie Dead Sleep (1990) looks into a part of Australian medical history which should not be forgotten like this movie unfortunately is. The fundamental question of whether a family and the patient themselves should listen and take psychiatric treatment and advice as the gospel truth and not just as…

Read more The Aussie Cult of Actress Linda Blair in Dead Sleep (1990)

Italian director Ivan Zuccon (1972-) is an experienced filmmaker who started his career with the short film Berenice (1997). He made several other short films before his interest in the American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft turned his mind to create horror movies related to that writer’s stories. His early features which were shot on video…

Read more Director Ivan Zuccon on H.P. Lovecraft and his Cult Film Career…

*contains spoilers Prolific British author and screenwriter Paul Finch (1964-) comes from a family where writing was the norm as his father was television scriptwriter Brian Finch (1936-2007) who for many years wrote for the British soap opera Coronation Street among others. Paul has reportedly written over 300 short stories which have appeared in countless…

Read more Author and Screenwriter Paul Finch on Typewriting, Video Nasties, Cult Movie The Devil’s Rock and more…

*contains spoilers When we look at the trilogy of the Office of Scientific Investigation (OSI) movies from the early to mid 1950s, we must give credit to the producer Ivan Tors (1916-83 heart attack). Tors was a European émigré, he came from Hungary in 1939, and his name is probably more familiar to those who…

Read more The Cult of The Magnetic Monster and the Office of Scientific Investigation

*contains spoilers When you mention the screenplays of David McGillivray (1947-), you must mention in particular the films of director Pete Walker (1939-) in the same breath. And also mention the films of Norman J. Warren (1942-). All three started off in the British sexploitation film business but gravitated for a time into horror movies,…

Read more The Cult of Horror Screenwriter David McGillivray (Part One)