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Monsters and Matinees: From Villain to Wronged Man, the Diverse Horror Roles of Vincent Price

From Villain to Wronged Man,the Diverse Horror Roles of Vincent Price It’s October, the time of year when the world realizes it’s OK to watch scary movies every day – and horror film fans are right there with suggestions whether … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Make your Own Horror Film Festival at Home

“Have a Festival of Horror” proclaims the full-page magazine ad from 1973. It was in the quarterly magazine called The Film Journal and it literally meant to have a film festival, as in  “hey, buy these movies on 16mm film.” … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Frontier Gambler (1956)

Western RoundUp: Frontier Gambler (1956) Last December I wrote about Noir-Tinged Westerns, frontier films such as Blood on the Moon (1948) and Pursued (1948) which have a distinctly dark film noir vibe. This month I’m taking a look at Frontier Gambler (1956), a film that actually … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: You’re invited to the ‘House on Haunted Hill’

Movie audiences going to see House on Haunted Hill in 1959 knew they were in for a treat. They didn’t know much more than that – only that it was something called “Emergo” and it had never before been seen. … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Spring Trivia

Spring Trivia – Audrey Totter, Joseph Cotten, Jane Russell, Vincent Price and Marie Windsor There are not many things I love in life more than classic movie trivia. In celebration of spring, this month’s Noir Nook is serving up some … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror

Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror We’re hearing a lot about Quibi these days, a new video platform touting a “quick bite” philosophy of short-form videos. Classic horror fans been ahead of the curve on this idea, … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Still Buzzing about ‘The Fly’ Trilogy

Still Buzzing about The Fly… It’s easy to think of the 1958 film The Fly in two words: “help me.” That phrase – often said in a silly high-pitched voice meant to mimic the film – is from an iconic … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Peggy Cummins – Her Path to Film Noir

Noir Nook: Peggy Cummins – Her Path to Film Noir As we begin another noir year, I thought this would be a perfect time to take a look at one of my favorite noir femmes, Peggy Cummins, and the path … Continue reading

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The Whales of August – Exclusive Interview with Producer Michael Kaplan

The Whales of August An Interview with Michael Kaplan As I cozied up on my couch to watch The Whales of August on a delightful winter day, I had no idea what to expect. Well, that’s not entirely true…I did know to … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! All Hallows Eve is upon us and you know what that mean: tricks, treats, scary ghouls and scary movies. However, if being terrified is not exactly your thing then fear not, for we here at CMH have the … Continue reading

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