Friday, October 30, 2009

Genre Films on TCM

HALLOWEEN BLOGATHON, HOUR 1

Halloween is here, kiddies! And you know what that means? Lots and lots of horror goodies! Check out what Turner Classic Movies has on tap!

2:00 AM Zaat (1972)
"A mad scientist transforms himself into an aquatic killer."

3:45 AM Swamp Thing (1982)
"After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster."

6:00 AM The Woman in White (1948)
"Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate."

8:00 AM Dead of Night (1945)
"Guests at a country estate share stories of the supernatural."

10:00 AM The Haunting (1963)
"A team of psychic investigators moves into a haunted house that destroys all who live there."

12:00 PM The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
"A madman uses the plagues of ancient Egypt to avenge his wife's death."

1:45 PM Diary of a Madman (1963)
"The body of a French magistrate is taken over by the soul of a murderer."

3:30 PM Martin Scorsese Presents, Val Lewton: Man in the Shadows (2007)
"This TCM original documentary looks at the imaginative producer who fashioned a lasting body of beautiful and unsettling films on meager budgets."

5:00 PM Cat People (1942)
"A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast."

6:30 PM Curse of the Cat People (1944)
"A lonely child creates an imaginary playmate with surprisingly dangerous results."

8:00 PM Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
"A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster."

10:00 PM Murders in the Zoo (1933)
"A crazed zoologist uses zoo animals to dispose of his wife's suitors."

11:15 PM The Body Snatcher (1945)
"To continue his medical experiments, a doctor must buy corpses from a grave robber."

12:45 AM Circus of Horrors (1960)
"A deranged plastic surgeon travels with a circus troupe."

2:00 AM Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
"Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a scientist who unleashes the beast within."

3:45 AM Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)
"The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father's name."

--J/Metro


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