Monday Midnight Music: ‘Night Swimming’ by Dentist

You don’t really think of the words “dreamy” and “dentist” in the same sentence, but here we’ll make an exception. This is the official music video for “Night Swimming” the title track from Dentist’s third album which was released July 20, 2017, on Cleopatra Records. I haven’t heard any of the other songs by them, but I’d hope that that “Night Swimming” is indicative of … Continue reading Monday Midnight Music: ‘Night Swimming’ by Dentist

Midnight art: The 1972 movie ‘Frogs’

Do you think frogs are scary? Well, the maker of the movie Frogs sure did. We continue our eco-horror themed week at midnight art with a poster from Frogs. This is one of those movies that I remember watching on cable. I’m not exactly sure when. All I know was it was on weekday and it was a noontime movie on the USA Network or … Continue reading Midnight art: The 1972 movie ‘Frogs’

Midnight Art: Oct. 23, 2017

Ever watch the environmental-themed horror movies that were all the fad during the 1970s? As a kid, I remember these being played quite a bit on cable, particularly on shows hosted on cable. Two of the most memorable were Commander USA on the USA Network and Grandpa Munster on TBS. I’m sure there are still quite a bit of movies made in the genre, but … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 23, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 17, 2017

Tonight’s art is another Lon Chaney Sr. poster. This is the Swedish one for Laugh, Clown, Laugh. The film was released in 1928, and like almost of Chaney’s films, it was silent. As a silent film, you’ll see the actors do much of their talking through their body language and their facial expressions. You’ll also notice the makeup at the time accentuates the parts of … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 17, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 13, 2017

It’s the end of Midnight Art’s Herschell Gordon Lewis week. Today we share a poster from his most infamous 1972 film, The Gore Gore Girls. Here’s a brief description from Google: A ditsy reporter works with a sleazy private eye to solve the gory killings of strippers. The Gore Gore Girls would be Lewis’ final film for 30 years. His next film would be 2002’s … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 13, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 12, 2017

Art this week continues with its Herschell Gordon Lewis theme. Today’s poster comes from his 1970 film, Wizard of Gore. Here’s a synopsis from Google: An insane magician uses hypnotism to butcher audience members gullible enough to participate in his show. The movie was remade in 2007 by Jeremy Kasten and starred Crispin Glover as the insane magician. Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 12, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 10, 2017

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the godfather of gore, week continues here at Midnight Art with this poster for his 1964 classic, Two Thousand Maniacs!  Here’s the description from Google: The Southern hamlet of Pleasant Valley was the scene of a massacre during the Civil War. Now, once every hundred years the ghosts of the dead return and wreak havoc. Three Yankee couples are lured into town … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 10, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 3, 2017

We’re continuing last night’s them of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? cover art. Tonight, we have one of the Polish editions. Whereas last night’s Danish emphasized the “dream” with its surreal quality, this Polish edition gives more of a straight-ahead them with bold colors. Notice that it also has the movie title, Bladerunner, on the top. The first U.S. edition I bought does this too, … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 3, 2017