Horror scene stealers #2 – Alice Cooper in Prince of Darkness (1987)

‘This is not a dream…not a dream…we are transmitting from year one-nine-nine…’ John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness is one of our favourite horror films of all time, and the second of Carpenter's 'Apocalypse Trilogy' which also features The Thing (1982) and In the Mouth of Madness (1995). A quantum physics professor and his students are … Continue reading Horror scene stealers #2 – Alice Cooper in Prince of Darkness (1987)

31 scary movie moments – 3) Prince of Darkness (1987) dream sequences

Another of our favourite horror movies is John Carpenter's seriously eerie Prince of Darkness. A priest (Donald Pleasence) invites a professor and his students into an abandoned church in Los Angeles to investigate a massive cylinder containing lots of mysterious green goop. EVIL goop. Local homeless people (including a great cameo by Alice Cooper) are … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 3) Prince of Darkness (1987) dream sequences

31 Days of Halloween – Day 29 – Prince of Darkness (1987)

This John Carpenter chiller is one of our favourite Halloween movies - if not only for the Alice Cooper cameo. An abandoned church in LA hosts a mysterious cylinder with swirling, green liquid. The liquid is active and strange things are happening in the city, from swarms of flies through to loads of people just … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 29 – Prince of Darkness (1987)