being stuff that is neither film review nor interview
Waiting for Gorgo
Information about this short film which I wrote and which is currently in post-production.
The Addams Family Screentests
An amazing collection of photos taken on the set in 1964 when different actors were trying out for the soon-to-be-iconic roles.
The Mutant Chronicles Chromicles
A collection of cast and crew interviews recorded on set in June 2006.
Wild Wild West - The Official Jake West Fansite
Collecting together all my interviews with Jake and his cast/crew members plus reviews of his films.
Man Who Sold the World
Official website for the new British fantasy film from Louis Melville.
An illustrated guide to the extensive on-screen career of a certain Mr Kaufman.
The Complete Killer Crocodile Filmography
Killer crocs and angry alligators on the big screen
Elsa Lanchester: The Authorised Biography
A page of updates about my forthcoming book on the Bride of Frankenstein star, with links and filmography.
The Pumpkinhead Pages
A new subsection for news and information on the third and fourth Pumpkinhead films.
Christopher Lee's Lost TV series
A complete episode guide to a 1995 Edgar Allan Poe anthology series hosted by the horror great, which remained unscreened until 2006.
Classic Entertainment Triple Bills
An ongoing project to document the extraordinarily good value series of 70 or so three-films-for-a-pound DVDs released in the UK in 2004/5, including an alphabetical list of films and TV shows featured.
1977: The Birth of Generation X-Wing
An in-depth look at the original release of the first Star Wars film (originally published in SFX in 1999).
King Kong in Print
A detailed and extensive guide to Kong-related books, both fiction and non-fiction (first published in Book and Magazine Collector in 2003). Includes a bibliography with estimated values and a separate bibliography of all the new books published in 2005.
My own five-minute script exploring a rarely considered aspect of the story of everyone's favourite giant ape.
The Complete Bigfoot/Yeti Filmography
Every non-documentary feature ever made about Sasquatch or the Abominable Snowman.
The British Telefantasy Timeline
Chronological guide to every single British-produced sci-fi or fantasy show ever broadcast on UK TV.
Sometimes film-makers are kind enough to send me some exclusive stills or behind-the-scenes snaps:
- Colour from the Dark (dir. Ivan Zuccon)
- A Day of Violence (dir. Darren Ward)
- A Day of Violence - Giovanni Lombardo Radice's neck-casting
- NyMpha (dir Ivan Zuccon)
Behind the Mask of the Horror Actor by Doug Bradley
A mixture of cinematic history and personal memoir from the Hellraiser star
Beating the Devil: The Making of Night of the Demon by Tony Earnshaw
An excellent in-depth look at a British horror classic
A Vault of Horror by Keith Topping
A disappointing, list-based overview of 80 British horror films