Column: The Vault of Secrets: Caltiki – The Immortal Monster (1959)

By Orrin Grey

Caltiki – The Immortal Monster (1959). Directed by: Riccardo Freda (& Mario Bava?). Starring: John Merivale, Didi Sullivan, & Gerard Herter.

Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where we’ll be unearthing another classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror film for your delectation. Tonight’s film is one I’ve been looking forward to watching for a very long time. Not only is it associated with the name of the great Mario Bava, who has provided fodder for several previous …

Orrin GreyColumn: The Vault of Secrets: Caltiki – The Immortal Monster (1959)

Review: Never Bet the Devil

By Jesse Bullington

Grey, Orrin. Never Bet the Devil. Evileye Books (November 1, 2012). USD $13.95. ISBN-10: 098488002X.

Orrin Grey was the best-kept secret in the cemetery, until those Evileyed ghouls exhumed some of his choicest morsels, wrapped them up in black-velvet winding sheets smoother than Telly Savalas’ moves, and stowed the bundle in a coffin fashioned from the salvaged timbers of an old circus car. While the hipper members of the Oubliette Society may mourn their favorite son’s …

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Column: The Vault of Secrets: The Thing from Another World (1951)

By Orrin Grey

The Thing from Another World (1951). Director: Christian Nyby (& Howard Hawks?). Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, & James Arness.

Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where we’ll be unearthing another classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror film for your delectation. Difficult as it may be to believe, this was actually my first viewing of tonight’s film, in spite of the fact that John Carpenter’s 1982 remake (simply titled ‘The Thing‘) has the distinction of …

Orrin GreyColumn: The Vault of Secrets: The Thing from Another World (1951)