Category Archives: Frightful Films

Happy Birthday, Bela Lugosi! Watch “The Raven” free

Happy Birthday, Bela Lugosi! He is one of my favorite actors and Dracula (1931) is one of my all-time favorite movies.  Dracula was a tremednous success for Universal Pictures and helped launch the film studio’s horror movie enterprise. The vampire … Continue reading

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Creature Double Feature: The Mummy and The Old Dark House

As a special treat, Peacock.com is making a selection of classic Universal horror movies free to view online in October. I thought I would feature two classic horror films a week, just as I used to watch them in second-run … Continue reading

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Creature Double Feature: Dracula and Dracula’s Daughter

For the Halloween month of October, PeacockTV.com is making a number of classic Universal horror movies free to watch online. I am showcasing a “double-feature” of films each week. This week, I have selected Dracula (1931) and Dracula’s Daughter (1936).  … Continue reading

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Happy Haunted House Day!

Yes, today is officially Haunted House Day.  I have some ideas for you… Make this paper haunted house craft with the kids. The template makes it easy.

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Creature Double Feature: The Invisible Man and The Invisible Man Returns

As a special treat, Peacock.com is making a selection of classic Universal horror movies free to view online in October. I thought I would feature two classic horror films a week, just as I used to watch them in second-run … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark!

Cassandra Peterson was born today. You may know her as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, corny-joke-cracking hostess to Elvira’s Movie Macabre, ressurecting some of the wonderfully worst horror B films. Also known as the Queen of Halloween, Elvira has been … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Day! Free-to-watch online horror movie classics

You’ve heard of Christmas in July, right? When people play Christmas music and watch Christmas movies in July? Well, how about we start the tradition of Halloween in May? Today would be a fine way to start because it happens … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Let’s watch Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Let’s celebrate Halloween and wrap up 2020’s Horror Movie week of 1930s and 1940s films with a mildly spooky, classic comedy. It takes place on Halloween so I thought this was the perfect choice for today. Like many movies of … Continue reading

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It’s Horror Movie Week! Let’s Watch The Mummy (1932)

When I was a little girl, my mom worked late on most Saturday nights at her second job. I would wait up for her to come home while watching “Shock Theater” on Channel 8 in Richmond, Virginia. This was a … Continue reading

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It’s Horror Movie Week! Let’s watch Dracula’s Daughter (1935)

How often is a female the protagonist of a horror movie? I can tell you: not often. Of course, in Carmilla, sure, and in some of the Hammer films, they are, but still. If not unique, it is certainly unusual … Continue reading

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