A true riveting classic in the truest sense in horror movies. Universal Studios floating on the success of Dracula continued the fright fest with their rendition of Frankenstein in 1931. Directed by James Whale and adapted from the Mary Shelley Read More!
It would have been just another day in the Princey household had it not been for the rain. If they had all been out doing what they had planned the murder would never have happened and the cover-up would not Read More!
“No Contact” originally aired on April 24, 1955 as a feature from the very popular series X Minus One radio series. Initially a revival of NBC’s Dimension X (1950–51), the first 15 episodes of X Minus One were new versions Read More!
Amazing Death of Mrs. Putnam first aired on January 7th, 1941 and is thought to be the first episode of Inner Sanctum Mystery. Inner Sanctum Mystery, also known as Inner Sanctum, a popular old-time radio program that aired from January Read More!
For Saturday nights feature audio drama we have A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Journey to the Center of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves German professor Otto Lidenbrock who believes Read More!
It’s that wonderful time of the year! Join Cryptic Escape this October for nightly fix of all things chilling and gruesome! We are bringing back the classics from their tombs and a few new goodies here and there. Halloween movies Read More!
A Mystery of the Compagna, written by Anne Crawford, is a old tale form the Victorian era. Originally written under the pseudonym Von Degen it would be the only book that Anne Crawford would go on to write. Her sister, Read More!
Yes, this movie is about an ape. Don’t click away! This movie is anything but monkey business! Legendary Boris Karloff stars in this film about a mad-scientist who needs human spinal fluid to cure polio. While at the same time Read More!
What do you get when you take Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Rob Tapert and 30 years of iconic cult mythology? ASH VS. EVIL DEAD! No matter what your favorite Ashely Williams installment of the Necronomicon lore you prefer you will Read More!
Midnight Mass is one of my life’s biggest regrets. I can watch anything. I can enjoy many movies, books, works of art, etc. I can do this by examining them and searching for an underlying feeling. Any art makes you Read More!
Tonight we go back to the future…of 1980! It’s interesting how you can see one of these old films and it almost literally takes you back in time. Or in the case of tonight’s feature the future. Just Imagine is Read More!
This weekend we go back in time to 1920 where the pioneers of cinema had to struggle with issues we could only have nightmares about in today’s time. Issues like expensive film, mixing sound, the right make up, and of Read More!
Continuing on from out last review of Superman: What Price Tomorrow? we see a definite improvement in the Superman New 52 franchise. Superman: Secrets and Lies advances the world of Metropolis and it’s almost prime-time television drama. The artwork and Read More!
A fantastic, pre-Dracula, cautionary tale about being careful what you wish for! Written by William Gilbert in 1867, the story was usually published with various anthologies of spooky nature. The Last Lords of Gardonal definitely brings “Damn that’s scary!” back Read More!
2016 should be launched with three words. Awesome British Horror!!! Hammer Film Productions woke up, looked at this script for Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter, determined it was bad ass, slapped on a R rating (oooooooooooo), and basis for Vampire Hunter Read More!
How do we celebrate Christmas weekend? Awesome horror movies of course! One great legendary horror movie come to us from Hong Kong. It’s a spooky romantic comedy titled, A Chinese Ghost Story. This film has the absolutely perfect dark gothic Read More!
Drive Angry is an awesome throwback to grind house movies. It’s simple, basic, and over the top in everything. Nicholas Cage, the king of over the top roles, is our lead John Milton. The film opens up with Milton breaking Read More!
Well after 30 years of waiting I have decided that they got the title for the movie half wrong. It was a good strong title yes, but I can think of a few that would probably best fit the movie Read More!
So you didn’t go see Star Wars last night. Perhaps tickets are so astronomically high these days that the popcorn and the crying children and the rude belching teenagers just wasn’t worth J.J. Abrams and Disney’s version of Star Wars Read More!
The Conspiracy is one of those mockumentary type films made popular by The Blaire Witch Project. This great “documentary” draws you into a world that cannot be acknowledged nor denied. You’ll be questioning your own sanity after seeing this flick. Read More!
Ever wake up in a dark room with 49 other people and learn that you have kill each other off through a democratic process and hope to be the last survivor? You mix alien abduction, democratic strategy, and lots of Read More!
After Flashpoint, The New 52 was launched by DC Comics. The New 52 would be an gargantuan endeavor to institute a company-wide reboot of all of DC Comic’s franchises. What Price Tomorrow would be the story line that would throw Read More!
Written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, The Good Lady Ducayne is a short story written way back before vampires were cool. Vampires kinda have a lame name now, being over used and over abused, but M E Braddon knew how Read More!
To kick off our drive in movie night we didn’t have to look far to find a movie that sums up what the science fiction and fantasy genre should be about. It was hard not show Conan: The Barbarian, however Read More!
That’s right seekers of action, adventure, terror, carnage, and just plain awesomeness! Cryptic Escape Magazine has officially announced that it has headquartered in famous Dalton, Georgia! We are located in the famous historic highlands of the mighty south! Good food, Read More!
Dear Subscribers, Friends, and Family, Join Cryptic Escape Magazine and team CoSC’s important mission to save kids and we need your desperately help! Our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital treats thousands of children each year, regardless of their family’s ability Read More!
We love Halloween! We love all the scary movies, books, and games that creep up around this time of year. Out of all the Halloween movies we had during our Halloween Movie Extravaganza we couldn’t agree more on this film Read More!
For a 1980’s movie, this movie is goddamn scary! The Evil Dead is still some of the scariest shit you will ever see. Our King and cult classic icon Bruce Campbell rides into town in his Buick to kick Deadite Read More!
Are your teenage girls fascinated with gruesome death? Do they like to take pictures of themselves committing suicide or being the victim of a hellacious murder? Are they growing hair in weird spots and developing a bad attitude? If so Read More!
The very first zombie film. Sorry guys, it’s not Night of the Living Dead, though a legendary cinematic masterpiece of horror, was not the first to voyage into the land of the living dead. White Zombie (not the band) was Read More!