Tag Archives: Charles Durning

The Best Horror Sequel?! ‘WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK’ (1993) Review & Interview With Jill Schoelen

In 1979, Jill Johnson (Carol Kane, The Princess Bride – 1987) was babysitting when she received an ominous phone call from an unknown voice. “Have you checked the children?” a raspy voice lets out. Tormented by these calls, Jill calls the police in hopes to get help in tracking down …

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Small Screen Suspense: ‘Dark Night of the Scarecrow’ (1981) At 40 – Retro Review

Dark Night Of The Scarecrow (1981)

I grew up in the 1970’s and 80’s. It was the era of “The Big Three” television networks: CBS, NBC, and ABC. This is before FOX. Before satellite and cable were widely available. A time when VCRs were new. Odds are you had one television in your house. This all …

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Midnight Pulp Holding ‘DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW’ 40th Anniversary Screening

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Midnight Pulp is a horror streaming service that is a subdivision of Digital-Media Rights. If you’re looking for classic, or maybe cheesy horror from the good old days, this service is for you. The folks at Midnight Pulp send word they’re going to be airing the classic, DARK NIGHT OF …

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When A Stranger Calls (1979) 40th Anniversary Trivia Tribute

Forty years ago on October 26th, 1979, When A Stranger Calls was introduced to the world to scare babysitters everywhere. Based on the urban legend from the 1960s called The Babysitter And The Man Upstairs, The Babysitter or just The Sitter. When A Stranger Calls follows a high school student …

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Celebrating De Palma’s ‘Sisters’ On Its 45th Anniversary

“I saw a murder, and I’m going to prove it!” Sisters is Brian De Palma’s seminal masterpiece and his first foray into the psycho thriller genre. The film is a welcome addition to any film fan’s collection. With hypersensitive cinematography and dripping with Hitchcock allurement, Sisters is just as important …

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