Stop-Motion Animation Retrospective: King Kong and The Adventures of Prince Achmed

The TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto’s foremost review cinema house, is putting on an extensive stop-motion animation retrospective for the public over the next few months. Titled ‘Magic Motion: The Art … Continue reading Stop-Motion Animation Retrospective: King Kong and The Adventures of Prince Achmed

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American Horror Story Hotel S05 E07: Flicker

Rock-a-bye beastie! This season of “American Horror Story” is crazier than ever. On last week’s episode we were shown the connection between Murder House and Hotel with the birth of … Continue reading American Horror Story Hotel S05 E07: Flicker

31 Days of Horror 2014 – Dracula (1931)

The Universal Monsters are pop culture icons. Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolfman – all exist in our consciousness in the images created of them back in the 1930s by Universal Studios. … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2014 – Dracula (1931)

31 Days of Horror 2014 – L’Inferno (1911)

Think of the high pitched screech of metal across metal, the low guttural growl of a wild animal or the rapid plucking of violin strings again and again to illicit … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2014 – L’Inferno (1911)

The Ten Percent – The 31 Days of Horror Edition: Nosferatu

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means a month-long celebration of the macabre in pop-culture, and what better … Continue reading The Ten Percent – The 31 Days of Horror Edition: Nosferatu

Tod Browning’s Tales of Tainted Love

February is Tainted Love Month here at Biff Bam Pop!, which means we are celebrating love, but not the way most of the mainstream Valentine’s Day crowd see it. We’re … Continue reading Tod Browning’s Tales of Tainted Love

The Many Faces of A Christmas Carol

There are more than a few films considered to be traditional, or even required, viewing every year at Christmas time. There’s A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, one of … Continue reading The Many Faces of A Christmas Carol

Saturday at the Movies: Nosferatu 1922

During the  month of October, many of the articles I contributed to the 31 Days of Horror here at Biff Bam Pop! were about movies that just scare the crap outta me. There’s … Continue reading Saturday at the Movies: Nosferatu 1922

31 Days of Horror – The Man Who Laughs

The Man Who Laughs from 1928 should be remembered alongside other silent classics like The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Notre Dame but somehow it slipped between … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror – The Man Who Laughs

31 Days of Horror – Why Curse of the Demon Still Scares Us

When folks think classic horror, sometimes they think of the silent days, sometimes of the Universal boom of the 1930s, some folks even think of the slasher flicks of the … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror – Why Curse of the Demon Still Scares Us