Tickets: Customs & Folklore Festival 2023

It’s a great pleasure this year to join the RBCK Libraries Customs & Folklore Festival! It’s a series of talks and events inspired by the fantastic collection of books on the subjects of folklore and at Kensington Central Library. Ancient Powers, Rituals and the Occult in the Horror Movies of Bloomsbury 23 February 18:30 GMT … Continue reading Tickets: Customs & Folklore Festival 2023

New LHMC Episode: Alfred Hitchock’s “Frenzy”

New Episode Out Today! My big brother Chris has never seen a Hitchcock film all the way through, so this month he chose one of the famous director’s lesser-known London films, Frenzy. It’s the story of Dick Blaney (Jon Finch), a grumpy barman who has a very bad week, leading to him becoming the chief … Continue reading New LHMC Episode: Alfred Hitchock’s “Frenzy”

LHMC New Episode: Night of the Demon

New Episode Out Today! This month I take Chris out of his usual horror groove with one of the best British Horror Films of the 1950s:  Night of the Demon (Titled Curse of the Demon in the US). A favourite of Martin Scorsese, and starring Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, and Niall MacGinnis, this occult horror film is a forerunner to … Continue reading LHMC New Episode: Night of the Demon

LHMC New Episode: “From Hell”

New Episode Out Today! Chris is back as our permanent co-host and to welcome him we are talking about a favourite of his,  the Hughes Brothers’ 2001 Jack the Ripper horror From Hell, starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham and a stellar supporting cast including Ian Holm and Robbie Coltrane.   The film is part … Continue reading LHMC New Episode: “From Hell”