Tag: Christopher Lee
Halloween is almost here. This is the time of year for putting your favorite horror films in the DVD player. When you think of horror movies over the decades, there are certain actors whose names are indelibly linked to the horror genre. In honor of Halloween 2016, Cinelinx looks at the nine greatest horror films stars of all time.
Hollywood is remake crazy these days, so Cinelinx is taking a look at what makes a good remake and what makes a bad one. We'll be examining examples of some cinematic remakes; some that work and some that don’t. In the second in our series articles, we look at a remake that definitely did NOT work...The Wicker Man (2006)!
With the death of horror film legend Christopher Lee, the last of the legendary honor guard of horror has passed on. He was part of an elite group that created the horror genre. Lee’s passing is a reminder that it’s been a long time since we had a new horror film superstar. Is the day of the horror film specialist gone forever? Where are the big-screen boogie-men for the 21st century?
Old monsters or new? Dracula or Freddy Kruger? The Bride of Frankenstein or the Bride of Chucky? How do you like your monsters…Classic or neo-nasty contemporary?
Fans of The Lord of the Rings who are eagerly anticipating The Hobbit movies sure have had plenty to cheer about in the last few days. Yesterday we got casting confirmations for Gandalf, Gollum, and Frodo, each of which have the original actors returning. Now, we've got yet another: Christopher Lee. Lee played the part of the evil wizard Saruman in the first 3 films, and he's confirming that he'll be back for The Hobbit.