Last Saturday was a typically hectic day of work, capping off a few weeks of extra-mega-heavy-workload chaos. Finally, I took a much-needed evening off and spent Saturday night enjoying a rather unique film watching experience.
Horror film fans have their movie stars, just like the rest of the film fans around the world... but before there was Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Robert Englund, Tony Todd, and Kane Hodder, there was Conrad Veidt, one of the most successful silent horror film actors of the era.
On June 23rd the landscape of genre storytelling changed forever. Writer Richard Matheson passed away, leaving behind a wealth of adored episodic television, TV movie, and feature film tales... treasured fiction that is imaginative, entertaining, and thought provoking.