Editors Note: This is the second installment of Phil Anselmo’s Horror Report on Bloody Disgusting, where he discusses some of his favorite and recently watched horror films. You can check out the first entry in this monthly series here.
Curse of the Demon (1957)
Ok folks, for those of you already familiar with this awesome flick, bear with me because I’m pretty fucking sure you’ll understand why I’m giving it props in this months installment. UNHOLY SHIT!!! I love this flick… I saw it for the first time one early morning as a mere 4-year old on a local New Orleans TV show called “The Sunday Morning Movie”.
It came on directly after the “Popeye and Pals” show, which incidentally, came on after hours of religious programming. 30+ years later, I’m sitting here thinking how much of an absolute bird finger got tossed at all those howling white-gowned, “Jeeezziiiisss!” peddlers when this jewel-of–a movie popped up on the 9am time slot! The programmer at the time must’ve been in cahoots with occult show-off Anton LaVey!
All right, seriously, for any TRUE fan of occult films out there, this one’s mandatory for your collection. Figuring it was made in 1957, I’d say this movie was quite ahead of its time, especially when it comes to this particular style READ MORE