Column: The Vault of Secrets: The Mole People (1956)

By Orrin Grey

spoilers ahead

The Mole People (1956)  Director: Virgil Vogel. Cast: John Agar, Cynthia Patrick, Hugh Beaumont.

Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where, every other week, we’ll be unearthing a classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror film for your delectation. For tonight’s film, we’re completing our drive-in double-feature of 50s sci-fi monster movies (the first half of which was last episode’s Tarantula) with The Mole People, a film which came out just a year later. …

Orrin GreyColumn: The Vault of Secrets: The Mole People (1956)

Interview: Aaron Vanek

Filmmaker Aaron Vanek (The Yellow Sign, Return to Innsmouth), who runs the Los Angeles Lovecraft Film Festival (September 16-17, 2011 at the Warner Grand) is in Innsmouth to talk about movies and Lovecraft.

IFP: How did you first get involved with the Lovecraft Film Festival?

AV: Long story is…

Back when I was attending graduate film school at Columbia College Chicago, I found Andrew Migliore’s now-defunct Beyond Books website on the burgeoning Internet. I’ve been a fan …

IFPInterview: Aaron Vanek

Shivers and Sighs Week: Ten Horror Movies for Valentine’s Day

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Horror fans who want to add a little bit of blood and suspense to their Valentine’s Day celebration need not worry: we have compiled a list of ten films perfect for this holiday. Pay a visit to the video store, grab some popcorn and cuddle close.

Rebecca (1940)

Hitchcock and Gothic make for a marriage made in Heaven. A woman falls in love with a rich fellow, without realizing that the shadow of his former wife still …

IFPShivers and Sighs Week: Ten Horror Movies for Valentine’s Day

10 Awesome Black-and-White Scary Movies

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

In an era when expensive computer-generated special effects and 3-D appear to be all the rage, we often forget that there was a time when pictures looked different and they were even (gasp!) black and white. A long time may have passed since these films first hit the movie theatres, but the horrors contained within these pieces of celluloid still haunt us. Discover 10 great black-and-white scary movies, and journey to a time when the screen was …

IFP10 Awesome Black-and-White Scary Movies