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On whether he considered changing the judging line-up this year, Cowell said: "No, I think - and I hate to admit it - this panel is about as good as we've done on any show.
"I like being on the show but more importantly the other three really like being on the show. They genuinely want to find someone talented, particularly the girls.
"We get on really well. David can be a pain - I feel a little bit like Frankenstein and the monster. His ego is getting bigger and he's literally out of control."
Cowell also claimed that he has "higher standards" than the other judges, and criticised "terrible" dog acts who »
Christopher Lee. Vincent Price. Peter Cushing.These were the titans of horror films for a good thirty year stretch beginning in the late '50s with Hammer Horror's rise following the release of The Curse of Frankenstein. Price focused more on the campy stuff once he realized he was good at it following his long standing collaboration with Roger Corman and American International Pictures, but Lee and Cushing have a much less fanciful CV behind them. Hammer Films was retelling the classic horror tales introduced to audiences by Universal's gothic romances with the romance largely replaced by vicious violence and unrelenting unpleasantness.It was this early willingness to go the extra mile to repulse audiences that made Cushing and Lee into icons of the new generation of horror...
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Making its home in the Triskel Arts Centre Christchurch, Twisted Celluloid has been delighting horror and cult film fans in Cork for quite some time now, and the 3rd Annual Twisted Celluloid Film Festival, running from Friday February 27th to Sunday March 1st, has announced it's line-up, mixing in recent horror releases from around the world with a handful of cult classics. Kicking off on Friday with the remake of classic horror The Town That Dreaded Sundown, other movies in the programme include Irish ghost story The Canal and Japan's creepy Rigor Mortis, with the classic portion of the line-up being taken up by The Curse of Frankenstein and The House of Dracula from Hammer, the go to studio for classic horror movies, and Ed Wood's cult 'materpiece' Plan 9 From Outer Space. An absolutely wonderful programme has been put together, and even if you have a passing interest in horror, »
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3 items from 2015
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