Tag - Roddy McDowall

Bela Lugosi in Vampire Over London

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 10: Vampire...

First things first…in previous years I’ve posted some Japanese trailers of English language horror movies. The theory was that the really deep, booming, scary voice speaking Japanese over horrific imagery made things even scarier...

Night Gallery: The Cemetery

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 7: Night Gallery

Day 7, it is traditional to lead off with a bit from excellent TV anthology series. After the demise of The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling returned to television in 1969 with Night Gallery, which debuted with three separate stories in a TV movie...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Mr...

I used to watch Fantasy Island religiously (no pun intended), but somehow I never caught the episode in which Roddy McDowall played Satan and faced off with Ricardo Montalban‘s Mr. Roarke over a young woman’s soul. The storyline...

Disney: Black Hole DVD

The Black Hole (1979) – DVD Review

My God, Schell doesn't just eat the scenery; he devours it like the black hole itself. The sheer magnitude of his overacting is something to behold--it's almost worth getting the movie based on that alone.