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5 Notable Actors In Classic Horror Movies

5 Notable Actors In Classic Horror Movies

For me, the golden age of horror movies ran between the 1920s and the 1960s mainly in the USA and then 1960s to 1970s in the UK . The movies produced in this timeframe were classic films that stood the test of time and stand up against any of today’s contemporary offerings. Some of the finest actors in horror movies were introduced by Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox and Paramount followed by the British studio, Hammer Film Productions. Here I…

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The Colin Lawson Author Facebook Page

The Colin Lawson Author Facebook Page

Social media is an important part of getting the latest information out there. At the moment, Facebook is the number one source many people access to find information they need. With this in mind the official Colin Lawson Books author page is designed to provide fun and factual information for Facebook users, horror fans, readers and writers, as well as the latest news from Colin Lawson. It’s not purely a way to sell product like many other Facebook pages out…

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12 Funny Horror Movies Worth Watching Tonight

12 Funny Horror Movies Worth Watching Tonight

We all love horror movies (or why else are you here?) and many of us enjoy comedies too but rarely do the two genres come together with any level of success. When I’m talking about less successful film attempts at horror/comedy alliances, movies that simply failed to achieve much horror or comedy when combining the two, I’m thinking of the deplorable ‘Scary Movie’ franchise as a prime example. The original may have been a fresh spin on things but after…

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When Horror Movies Affected The Psyche of Society

When Horror Movies Affected The Psyche of Society

A good movie can entertain and stay with you for a while. A great movie/movie scene can change the way you and the rest of society think forever. Here are a few examples of when that happened:- Swimming in the sea/Sharks – Jaws (1975) Ever since the release of the movie Jaws many swimmers have entered the water and immediately heard the dreaded music that heralded the approach of the shark in the Spielberg classic, half expecting an ominous shadow…

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Join The Facebook Horror Group

Join The Facebook Horror Group

We’ve created a horror Facebook group called “Horror – Fact and Fiction” for the discussion of all things related to anything horror or supernatural, fact or fiction. Whether it’s real-life serial killers, monsters on the big screen and in literature or in any other form of entertainment you’re free to talk about it. Share news and views with other horror fans on our very own Horror Group. You can even have a laugh and a joke, it doesn’t all have…

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5 More Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

5 More Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

Women play an integral part of most horror movies and some actresses have carved a niche for themselves in the annals of horror history. Following on from my original post here’s another five sirens from the horror scene; Linda BlairBorn Linda Denise Blair in 1959 this American actress is best known for her role of Regan in the 1973 movie The Exorcist. This hugely iconic movie still creeps out and scares the pants off new horror fans over 40 years later. Because…

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Uncle Sam – Cheesy Horror Movie For 4th July

Uncle Sam – Cheesy Horror Movie For 4th July

Looking for a cheesy movie to watch this Independence Day? Look no further than the cheesy ‘patriotic’ horror; Uncle Sam. This is not a great horror movie but I have to say there are a lot worse out there and it is worth watching for the cheese factor alone but probably just worth watching it once. A horror movie to watch on 4th of July? It has to be this one. *A Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat…

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5 Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

5 Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

Women have always featured strongly in the telling of good horror tales but the emphasis of the female role has shifted over the years. Until quite recently the female role was simply that of a a helpless victim to be saved and usually won as a prize by the leading man. The countless re-spawning of generic slasher-movies has proven this but now the ladies are finally being recognised and portrayed as the strong leading character and even, in some cases, as the…

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