Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Marion Crane in Psycho: Janet Leigh plays Marion Crane, in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” (1960). In my opinion: In a lot of horror films, I’ve found that if you’re committing sinful acts, you’re fate is sealed. For example, Jason Voorhees in … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Margot Kidder plays Kathy Lutz, the newlywed wife of George Lutz and the mother of three children who have found they’re “dream home”, in the small, town of Amityville. In the movie, as well as in real life, The Lutz’s … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

FREAKS! Cleopatra (Olga Baclanova) and a couple stars from Tod Browning’s “Freaks” (1932)

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

NERVES OF STEELE: Barbara Steele’s porcelain skin contrasts with her raven-black, hair to create the epitome of Gothic style. Steele’s unusual beauty is what endears her to us. Her eyes are so wide, I can’t decide if they weep innocence … Continue reading