Horror History: Friday, May 19, 1989: Fright Night Part 2 was released in US theaters

Welcome to Fright Night Part II. Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), “The Great Vampire Killer,” and Charlie Brewster (William Ragsdale) are back in the long-awaited sequel to the box office smash hit Fright Night. And so are the bloodthirsty creatures of the night. Charlie has just met Regine Dandridge (Julie Carmen), an exotic, heart-stopping beauty with a deadly taste for things warm and red. He can’t stop thinking about her…dreaming about her. Not even Charlie’s girlfriend, Alex (Traci Lin), nor Peter Vincent can keep him from being mesmerized by her fatally seductive powers. As the irresistible Regine drains the blood from his veins, Charlie is suddenly jolted by the spine-chilling reality that there’s only one thing more terrifying than fighting vampires – becomng one. Director Tommy Lee Wallace (Halloween III) has surpassed the fright of the original film to create a tantalizing shocker in Fright Night Part II. This time the suckers want more than blood. They want revenge!

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Horror History: Sunday, May 19, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Levitation” premiered

Season 1 Episode 19

A teenager goads a once-famous magician into performing his greatest feat of levitation, with disastrous results.

Based on a short story by Joseph Payne Brennan and adapted by David Gerrold.

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Horror History: Sunday, May 19, 1968: Astro-Zombies was released in theaters

After being fired from the Space Agency, the disgruntled (not to mention crazy) Dr. Demarco creates an Astroman from a criminal’s dead body. However, he loses control of his creation, which goes on a killing spree, attracting the attention of an international spy ring and the CIA.

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Mad God – Official Trailer [HD] | A Shudder Original

Follow The Assassin through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities forged from the most primordial horrors of the subconscious mind. Directed by Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Jurassic Park), the world’s pre-eminent stop motion animator, every set, creature, and effigy in this macabre masterpiece is hand-crafted and painstakingly animated using traditional stop-motion techniques.

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