William Burns

Bill Burns joined the Horror News Network staff in 2014. Bill Burns grew up in the 70's and 80's, the second Golden Age of Horror. His mind was warped by John Carpenter, H.P. Lovecraft, In Search Of..., and the Man, Myth, and Magic series of books.
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Ten Things You Might Not Know About … Alien!

1. For the chestburster sequence, John Hurt stuck his head, shoulders and arms through a hole in the mess table, linking up with a mechanical torso that was      ...

The Album that Frightened America (Almost) to Death

Though the U.S. emerged relatively structurally undamaged after World War Two (and financially even better than before), the psychological issues for both the returning vets and those left behind were substantial....

Ten Things You Might Not Know About … Dracula!

1. Bela Lugosi played the role of Dracula on Broadway before touring the country with the show. 2. Although it was his most famous role, Bela Lugosi played Dracula only once...

Ten Things You Might Not Know About … Frankenstein!

1. At the climax, the Monster carries Dr. Frankenstein up the mountain side and through the mill. At the insistence of James Whale, Boris Karloff actually carried Colin     Clive...

Ten Things You Might Not Know about … Poltergeist!

1. The sound effect for the entity that attacks the house at the end of the movie is the same source for the current MGM lion roar. 2. JoBeth Williams was...

Ten Things You Might Not Know about … Pet Sematary!

1. George Romero was originally set to direct but when filming was delayed, he dropped out. 2. The Ramones wrote and performed the theme song "Pet Sematary", which is featured in...

Ten Things You Might Not Know about … The Fog!

1. Extensive re-shoots were done after the first screening when John Carpenter and studio executives decided that the movie wasn't scary enough. Additional scenes shot include close-ups of death scenes, the...

Dario Argento’s Dracula Review

Dario Argento’s Dracula (2013)     Synopsis: If you don’t know the story of Dracula, don’t start here. Watch Terrence Fisher’s Horror of Dracula.     Our Thoughts: Ughhhh. Do you...

William Burns

Bill Burns joined the Horror News Network staff in 2014. Bill Burns grew up in the 70's and 80's, the second Golden Age of Horror. His mind was warped by John Carpenter, H.P. Lovecraft, In Search Of..., and the Man, Myth, and Magic series of books.
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