Tag: Vincent Price

Scary Movies: Pit and the Pendulum

Pit and the Pendulum is the second in director Roger Corman’s cycle of eight Edgar Allan Poe movies, most starring Vincent Price. Others in the cycle I’ve also reviewed include The Raven, Tales of Terror, and The Tomb of Ligeia. Of the eight, this… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Pit and the Pendulum”

Scary Movies: Tomb of Ligeia

Finally finishing up the horror movies from my family’s annual Halloween film festival, and we come to the Tomb of Ligeia. This is the third from director Roger Corman’s Edgar Allan Poe cycle that we’ve watched, the previous ones being The Raven and Tales… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Tomb of Ligeia”

Scary Movies: House of Wax

As usual in October, I’m running a little behind on my horror movie reviews! Okay, we’ve seen a good one and a bad one in the past couple weeks. Let’s start with the bad one! The House of Wax stars Vincent Price as Dr.… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: House of Wax”

Scary Movies: The Raven

It’s October, and that means it’s time for the annual Bruner horror movie festival! Our first movie this year is The Raven, the second Roger Corman-directed Edgar Allan Poe movie we’ve watched (last year I reviewed Tales of Terror). The Raven is a horror-comedy,… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: The Raven”

Scary Movies: Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror is one of a series of seven horror movies Roger Corman directed in the 1960s based on Edgar Allen Poe stories. Actually, this movie is an anthology, with three stories–the first based on the Poe short story “Morella,” the second a sort… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: Tales of Terror”

Scary Movies: The House on Haunted Hill

Today’s movie is The House on Haunted Hill, a movie directed by B-movie gimmick-king William Castle, and famous for including real flying skeletons in the theaters and other gags during its original run. It’s one I’ve long wanted to see. It also stars Vincent… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: The House on Haunted Hill”

Scary Movies: The Last Man on Earth

Today I’m rating the 1964 film The Last Man on Earth, starring Vincent Price, and practically nobody else. I say that because Price’s character, Dr. Robert Morgan, is the sole survivor of a sort of apocalypse that has turned everybody else on Earth into… Continue Reading “Scary Movies: The Last Man on Earth”