60s, Drama, Horror, Horror?, Monsters, Supernatural

The Snake Woman (1961)

Renowned herpetologist, Horace Adderson, is convinced he’s found a cure for his wife’s (unstated) mental illness. For weeks he’s been injecting her with cobra venom. By all accounts it seems to be working. But his wife is worried about the unstudied side-effects such injections might have on their unborn child. Horace waves off her concerns, […]

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60s, Games, Horror?, Uncategorized

She Freak (1967)

TCM showed She Freak some time ago. I watched it then, but admittedly, my attention really wasn’t on it. I don’t remember what it was I was doing, but whatever it was it was more important than the movie. Anyway, when it showed back up in the schedule I was happy to sit down and give […]

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Dead Things, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Supernatural

The Innocents (1961)

The Innocents, based on Henry James’s short story The Turn of the Screw and with a screenplay written by Truman Capote, tells the story of Miss Giddens, a woman who is charged with the responsibility of taking care of two young children, Miles and Flora. The children’s uncle, busy in London and seemingly detached and […]

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