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”

A few spots left at London Fortean Society

If you are a fan of British Horror or a fan of Foreana, there are a few tickets left for a great double bill of British Horror cinema at the London Fortean Society November 2nd. Three writers on London and British horror – including myself – will be at the Amersham Arms looking at the … Continue reading A few spots left at London Fortean Society

Film talk on “Who Killed Theresa”

It is a great personal and professional privilege to talk films, culture, and Death Lines with author John Allore on his true crime podcast, Who Killed Theresa. LISTEN NOW I have been following the podcast since it began in 2017 – John is a really wonderful storyteller and has that magnificent actorly voice. And, as … Continue reading Film talk on “Who Killed Theresa”