Category: Film, Television & Music

Believe it or not, there are werewolf movies other than “An American Werewolf in London”.

by on Jun. 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

This month’s Full Moon Feature is a double since I’m covering a pair of films set in places where humans coexist with supernatural creatures. In Freaks of Nature, it’s Dillford, the “Home of the Riblet,” where humans, vampires, and zombies live side by side, with shock collars on the zombies to prevent them from chowing […]

by on May. 30, 2019 at 3:45pm

A short horror film from GORE Pictures features a werewolf and is currently raking in the awards at festivals

by on May. 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

Matthew Broderick was a year away from his signature role at the time, but there are many ways in which Phillipe Gaston — the pickpocket he plays in Ladyhawke who goes by the nickname Mouse — is Ferris Bueller transported back to the Middle Ages, substituting his one-sided conversation with God for Ferris’s fourth-wall-breaking asides […]

by on May. 11, 2019 at 12:15pm

In which I discuss why I was pretty sure there was a werewolf in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and then reveal whether I was right or not. Contains spoilers.

by on May. 10, 2019 at 12:42pm

A trailer / proof of concept for a Swedish werewolf film about a disabled young woman who discovers she’s a werewolf.

by on Apr. 18, 2019 at 5:00pm

By the end of the ’70s, werewolf movies were fairly thin on the ground and very much in need of new blood (or at the very least, a novel way of transforming men into monsters). There was one throwback, however, that managed to make a killing on the drive-in circuit without ever venturing north of […]

by on Mar. 19, 2019 at 5:00pm

Just as having a sizable budget is no guarantee of making a good werewolf movie, having a miniscule one doesn’t automatically mean you’re going to turn out a bad one. If you make the right creative decisions and spend what little money you have wisely — and make sure your script is good enough to […]

by on Mar. 18, 2019 at 3:57pm

I looked up next to nothing about the rest of Love, Death & Robots, an animated anthology series that just premiered on Netflix. However, I saw there was at least one episode that involved werewolves, and the short films can be watched in any order, so I leapt right for Episode 10: Shape-Shifters. Animated via […]

by on Feb. 18, 2019 at 2:30pm

Released in the midst of the 1981 werewolf movie boom that yielded Full Moon High, The Howling, and An American Werewolf in London in quick succession, Wolfen is often lumped in with them in spite of the fact that its supernatural wolf creatures are emphatically not shapeshifters. The first of three Whitley Strieber books adapted […]

by on Feb. 6, 2019 at 8:49pm

A trailer for the upcoming first season of the TV series “What We Do in the Shadows” – based on the film of the same name – depicts all manner of goofy vampiric carnage, and a little werewolf action, too.