Author: Jon Wamsley

Journalist - Jon Wamsley

Jon Wamsley

Jon loves anything and everything related to Horror, especially those from the late 1960s into the 1980s. He began writing his blog, The Horror Parlor, covering mainly upcoming Arrow Video releases and other tidbits he found interesting. Since, Jon has been a part of the CrypticRock crew for the last three years, focusing on Horror film retrospectives and reviews.

Thirty years ago, when Rock was Rock, the Rock-n-Roll Horror cult classic, Trick Or Treat, was released in theaters. Debuting October 24th of 1986, the film starred Marc Price (Family Ties TV Series, The Rescue 1988), Tony Fields (A Chorus Line 1985, The Doctor 1991), Lisa Orgolini (Stalin 1992, Shining Through 1992), Doug Savant (Teen Wolf 1985, Melrose...

"It's Miller time!," one of the many classic quotes from 1986's Sci-Fi/Horror flick Night of the Creeps. An amalgamation of Horror, Sci-Fi, and Comedy, Night of the Creeps was released in theaters August 22nd of 1986 coming from the mind of Writer/Director Fred Dekker (The Monster Squad 1987,...

In 2016 fright cinema fans celebrate the 45th anniversary of the portrayal of one of Vincent Price's (House on Haunted Hill 1959, Masque of the Red Death 1964), most notable villains, The Abominable Dr. Phibes. Released on May 18th, 1971, the British film starred Joseph Cotten (Citizen Kane 1941, Soylent Green 1973),...

Back on April 11, 1986, Critters, starring Dee Wallace (The Howling 1981, Cujo 1983), M. Emmit Walsh (Blade Runner 1982, Blood Simple 1984), Scott Grimes (Critters 2 1988, E.R. TV series), Billy Green Bush (Five Easy Pieces 1970, The Hitcher 1986), Nadine Van der Velde (Private School 1983, Munchies 1987), Don Keith Opper (Critters 2 1988, Critters 3 1991), Terrence Mann (Critters 2 1988, Critters 3 1991),...