May 9, 2020

Friday the 13th opens across the U.S. in 1980. The second in the era of slasher film franchises following Halloween. Despite mixed reviews, it becomes a highly influential and successful independent film, spawn...

May 8, 2020

The Evil of Frankenstein opens across the U.S. in 1964. The third in Hammer’s Frankenstein film series is notable for featuring a creature that resembles the square-headed design of Jack Pierce from the origina...

May 5, 2020

Interview With A Vampire is published in 1976. The first novel by Anne Rice receives mixed reviews but slowly grows a devoted following. The novel’s eventual success spawns a movie version in 1994 and several c...

April 25, 2020

Invisible Ghost opens across the U.S. in 1941. The thriller features one of Bela Lugosi’s best performances and began a string of nine films he would make with producer Sam Katzman at B-movie studio Monogram Pi...