Tag Archives: Larry Drake

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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‘Darkman’ (1990) At 30: Superhero Mayhem Before It Was Cool

Darkman (1990)

Tim Burton’s Batman was a cultural phenomenon that changed the Hollywood cinematic landscape. In the summer of 1989, the caped crusader lit up the box office to the tune of $400 million dollars and single handedly brought superhero films back into the limelight. Universal Studios, which had passed on Batman …

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Retro Review – 25th Anniversary of ‘Dr. Giggles’

The year was 1992. Movie rental stores were full of horror blockbusters such as Candyman, Alien 3, Hellraiser III, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. That October, Dr. Giggles was released as well. This movie is a hidden gem, a throwback to ’80s horror movies with a ton …

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Larry Drake Who Played “Dr. Giggles” Has Passed Away

TMZ was first to report that actor Larry Drake has passed away. While the Hollywood veteran has appeared in numerous family-friendly productions (from Bean to 7th Heaven), horror fans will remember him as the titular wise-cracking mutilator in Dr. Giggles (1992). Official Synopsis: A doctor comes to the town where his …

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