For tonight’s excursion, we have one final episodes from HBO’s Tales From The Crypt.
About Face is the 10th episode from the 7th and final season. It deals with a Victorian-era minister who discovers that he has not one but two daughters. And one of the daughters might be a little disturbed…
For the most part, the 7th season of Tales From the Crypt has a fairly bad reputation but About Face is better than the average 7th season episode. Anthony Andrews does a good job as the hypocritical Anglican.
Tonight’s excursion into televised horror is the 2nd episode of the 7th season of HBO’s Tales From The Crypt! In Last Respects, three bickering sisters inherit not only a struggling store but also a monkey’s paw that grants wishes. Of course, as with all wish-granting monkey paws, there’s a catch!
This episode was directed by veteran British cinematographer and horror director, Freddie Francis!
To be honest, tonight’s episode of HBO’s Tales From The Crypt isn’t really a horror story. Instead, it’s a somewhat satiric homage to film noir. But I’m going to share it anyway. Halloween is about more than just ghouls and ghosts and goblins, right?
You, Murderer is an experiment that doesn’t quite work but is interesting all the same. This episode is basically one long POV shot. Whenever our protagonist sees his reflection, we see Humphrey Bogart staring back at us. Actual footage of Bogart was used in the show. Sometimes it work, sometimes it just looks strange. But it’s always interesting!
This episode originally aired on January 25th, 1995. Enjoy!
For tonight’s excursion into televised horror, we present you the premiere episode of the 6th season of HBO’s Tales From The Crypt!
In Let The Punishment Fit The Crime, attorney Geraldine Ferrett (Catherine O’Hara) is pulled over while driving through a small town in upstate New York. It turns out that Geraldine didn’t have enough numbers on her licence plate. (That’s because she has a vanity plate that reads, “Sue me.”) It doesn’t sound like a huge crime but, as everyone at the courthouse keeps trying to warn her, she is in “a very strict town.” Let The Punishment Fit The Crime is a satirical look at our overregulated and overlitigious society.
This episode originally aired on October 31st, 1994 — hey, this is a Halloween episode!
Tonight’s excursion into televised horror is the 10th episode of the 5th season of Tales From The Crypt!
Came The Dawn tells the twisted story of what happens when a mysterious hitchhiker (Brooke Shields) is picked up by a rich man (Perry King). This one is full of twists and turns as director Uli Edel pays homage to Hitchcock.
For tonight’s excursion into televised horror, how about a little mummy-related terror!?
That’s what you get this episode of HBO’s Tales From The Crypt! From season 5, here is the ninth episode — Creep Course! What happens when you mix the principal from Ferris Bueller’s Day Offand the brain from the Breakfast Club with a mummy? Mayhem!
This episode originally aired on November 10th, 1993.
Tonight’s excursion into televised horror is the 8th episode of the 5th season of HBO’s Tales From The Crypt!
In Well Cooked Hams, Billy Zane is a magician who murders an older magician (Martin Sheen) and steals that magician’s prized prop! Zane quickly learns that it’s called a Box of Death for a reason. Zane has a lot of fun being sleazy and Sheen’s over the top Russian accent simply has to be heard!
Thus episode originally aired on November 3rd, 1993!