London Horror Movie Club watches “American Werewolf In London” – the classic comedy horror directed by John Landis and beloved by horror fans and directors.
A clever, modern werewolf film starring David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, and Jenny Agutter, this is a classic so very well known, but Chris and I take a chance to go through our favourite bits, things that didn’t make sense, best one-liners, the way Landis uses London and even attempt to cast a reboot.
This month Chris and I watched the 2012 “Cockneys vs Zombies” an East End/Shaun of the Dead/Bank Heist comedy mashup starring Alan Ford, Matthias Hoene, Rasmus Hardiker. Two brothers in East London rob a bank to save their grandad’s retirement home, only to cross paths with a horde of zombies released from a nearby plague pit (by the very company that’s trying to take the retirement home!).
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”
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
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”