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House of Usher (1960 American International Pictures Film)

The Fall of the House of Usher, or simply House of Usher, is an American International Picture that was directed by film horror legend Roger Corman.  Amazingly this movie was shot in only fifteen days. No horror collection can be Read More!

Night of the Comet (1984 Film)

Probably on the list of guilty pleasure of every horror movie enthusiast in the world.  Night of the Comet is a 1984 disaster film written and directed by Thom Eberhardt.  It’s considered one of the bloodiest movies in the genre Read More!

Re-Animator (1985 Film)

Based on H.P. Lovecraft’s “Herbert West-Reanimator”, Re-Animator is a 1985 film that plays on zombie science fiction, horror, and goofy comedy.  Re-Animator is the first in a trilogy of films and has since become the very definition of a cult Read More!

Re-Animator (1985 Film) Review

Re-animator (1985) is a cult classic that is a rare gory treat for for horror movie enthusiasts. It’s loosely based off of H. P. Lovecraft‘s “Herbert West—Reanimator,” that was published in 1922. The short story was the first story to Read More!

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965 Amicus Productions Film)

Filmed using the cinematic process known as Techniscope,Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors is a 1965 British horror film from Amicus Productions. Directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis and written by Milton Subotsky.T he film stars legendary duo Peter Cushing Read More!

Die, Monster, Die! (1965 American International Pictures Film)

Die, Monster, Die! (or Monster of Terror) was directed by Daniel Haller in 1965.  Loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Colour Out of Space”.  It was shot at Shepperton Studios Surrey, England under the title “The House at the End Read More!

The Blob (1958 Paramount Film)

The Blob, or The Molten Meteor as it is otherwise known, is a 1958 De Luxe color.  Paramount Pictures released this film as a double feather with “I Married a Monster from Outer Space.”   Directed by Irvin Yeaworth, the film Read More!

The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974 Hammer Film)

Two of my favorite movie studios got together in 1974.  Hammer Studios and Shaw Brothers Studio hacked  and kicked each other in the face to create one of the greatest cult movies ever.  The Legend of the 7Golden Vampires.  In Read More!

Person of Interest Season 1 (2011 Television Serial Review)

Person of Interest is an excellent TV drama/new world order/science fiction from CBS. I was hooked from episode one and have progressed to season three. A computer genius Howard Finch (Michael Emerson), who seemingly has no past, hires Mr. Reese Read More!

We Want Your Work!!!

Cryptic Escape Magazine is always looking for the best in quality science fiction and horror to give to our readers. If you’re a writer who is starving and you need to be published and you feel you have the right Read More!

The Ride Vincent Vayne

The Ride of Vincent Vayne Ride into Hell as fast as you can!  Then ride out even faster!  Grab your bible, sprinkle the holy water, and lock n’ load!  The pits of the damned have been opened up as a Read More!

Cryptic Escape’s Hallloween Movie Extravaganza! Sept. 28-Nov. 2

Greetings boyz and ghoulz!  Join Cryptic Escape this October for a nightly movie of chills, terror, and horror!  The classics are resurrected from the grave to haunt your waking hours!  Join us from September 28 – November 2 for this Read More!

Bunraku (2010 Film) Review

Bunraku, was written and directed by Guy Moshe (of 2006’s Holly). It’s set in a post-nuclear-war world in which guns have been banned.  Banned by who? One of the many unexplained plot holes in the film and are basically left Read More!

Bloody Cherry

Bloody Cherry The world ended on October 25, 1962.  The world itself became extinct and barren.  Nuclear weapons ignited and burned the atmosphere away leaving its cities a ruined necropolis.  Humans are no longer top of the food chain.  The Read More!

Crossing Jack Cross

Crossing Jack Cross A private dick is thrown into a world of darkness, eldritch horror, and supernatural intrigue as he tries to unravel the mystery of  Noweyr.  Around every corner, antediluvian terror stalks the innocent and brave alike.  Jack Cross, Read More!

Beyond: Two Souls (2013 Video Game) Review

For a very long time I’ve been saying that video games are the new movies.  The cinematic storytelling you see in video games these days is absolutely fantastic when done correctly.  When you allow a director and writer with a Read More!

47 Ronin (2013 Film) Review

I love Samurai flicks!  I love Samurai stories!  I love Samurai mythology!  For a long period of my life I ate, drank, and peed Samurai mythology.  Those Japanese know how to tell a story!  That being said: No other story Read More!

( Review #1 ) The New 52 in Review, A Brief Look at our Modern Mythology

I remember growing up and grabbing the occasional Superman comic when I was a teenager.  Instead of spending my allowance on candy like the other kids I thought a comic book would be the better value since it was non-perishable.  Read More!

The Great Dictator Speech

Ever hear of Charlie Chaplin?  Sure you have. Well he had a little movie called the Great Dictator.  Often confused for a pronazi film, however if you view the movie you’ll see that it’s a critique on world governments as Read More!