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English journalist, film critic, and fiction writer. Recurring interests visible in his work include film history and horror fiction—both of which he attributes to seeing Tod Browning’s Dracula at the age of eleven—and alternate fictional versions of history. He has won the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and the BSFA award.

Kim Newman

Kim Newman Biography / Wiki

NameKim Newman
Also KnowKim James Newman, Jack Yeovil
GenderMale
Known ForActing
Place of BirthLondon, England, USA
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1959
Age(as in 2023 Feb)63
Deathday

Kim Newman Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
Kim Newman’s Guide to the Flipside of British CinemaHimself2010-01-25Film critic Kim Newman introduces a new series of DVDs and Blu-ray disc releases by BFI showcasing little known British films….
Ghost Stories: The Curious Tales of the Making of Ghost StoryHimselfAn all-new 72 minute featurette including interviews with Director/Producer Stephen Weeks, Actors Larry Dann and Murray Melvin, British Horror Icon Ba…
Kim Newman on the Ranown Cycle2018-05-29An analysis by the critic and author of Wild West Movies….
Heavenly Creatures: Looking Back2011-09-13Film critic Kim Newman, Total Film news editor Rosie Fletcher, and film critic Alan Jones discuss Heavenly Creatures and the story the film chronicles…
Last Man Standing2018-06-28The critic Kim Newman discussing ‘The End of the World Through the Years’. Newman covers the modern fascination with doomsday scenarios, beginning…
Kim Newman on The Bloodthirsty Trilogy2018-05-15Offers some nice background on Japanese horror in general and this trilogy in particular, delivered with Newman’s typical enthusiasm and humor….
Tactics: Reflections on a Seventies Horror Classic2020-01-28Newman covers a lot of ground in under a half hour, including Let’s Scare Jessica to Death’s connections to Hammer Horror, vampire movies in the Seven…
Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr.Self2010-02-02A short documentary about the classic Universal Monster actor, Lon Chaney, Jr….
The Young General: Reflections on Michael ReevesSelf2022-03-21A revealing insight into the short life and times of Michael Reeves….
The Wolf Man: From Ancient Curse to Modern MythSelf2010-02-02A documentary produced for Universal about their early Wolf Man film(s)…
Dear Censor…: The Secret Archive of the British Board of Film Classification2011-09-29Lifting the lid on the world of cinema censorship, this programme has unique access to the files of the British Board of Film Classification. Featurin…
The Blood Beast: The Films of Michael Reeveshimself1999-12-19The 12th Episode from the “Eurotika” documentary series, made for the UK Channel 4 about European exploitation cinema. This one looks at the films of …
Man In the Attic: The Making of “The Lodger”Self2007-10-09This short documentary takes a look at the making of Twentieth Century Fox’s 1944 film “The Lodger”….
From Rollerball to Rome – Reflection on a Sci-Fi Classic2020-04-17Produced for the “ultimate edition” of “Rollerball” from Capelight Pictures in Germany, 2020. The Blu-Ray of the original 1975 classic comes packed wi…
Into Lonely WaterSelf2020-02-10A series of interviews about the cult Public Information Film “The Spirit of Dark and Lonely Water”…
From Romero to Rome: The Rise and Fall of the Italian Zombie MovieHimself2012-12-03The history of Italian zombie cinema, beginning with the breakout worldwide influence and success of George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead and cont…
Video Nasties – Draconian Days – The Section 3 List A-LHimself2014-03-01The focus is on the eighty-two Section 3 titles, those advised by the DPP not to be obscene, but still known to have been seized. After a short introd…
Video Nasties – Draconian Days – The Section 3 List M-ZHimself2014-03-01The focus is on the eighty-two Section 3 titles, those advised by the DPP not to be obscene, but still known to have been seized. After a short introd…
Remembering ‘Dead of Night’2014-02-24Retrospective documentary on the British horror anthology classic Dead of Night (1945)….
Release the Hound!Himself2015-04-21Documentary on the making of Hammer’s adaptation of “The Hound of the Baskervilles”….
The Greatest Ever 3D MomentsSelf2009-11-21A countdown of the top 10 3D moments in film, television and pop music from the last 50 years….
Lugosi: The Dark PrinceSelf2006-09-26Film historians, and producer Richard Gordon, talk about the horror movie career of cult star Bela Lugosi….
Video Nasties – The Definitive Guide – The Dropped 33Himself2010-10-11Every Video Nasty from the DPP list of dropped 33 titles is critiqued and explored, followed by the original trailers….
The Trail of DraculaSelf2013-12-12Diabolical. Seductive. Immortal. Vampires have been an icon of evil in folklore and popular culture for more than three centuries, yet only one name s…
Fascism on a Thread: The Strange Story of Nazisploitation CinemaSelf – Author / Critic2019-06-25Feature length documentary on the cult sub-genre featuring interviews with Dyanne ‘Ilsa’ Thorne, Malissa ‘Elsa’ Longo, filmmakers Sergio Garro…
Shadows of SuspenseSelf2006-08-22A documentary featuring film historians, directors and authors discussing the making of Billy Wilder’s “Double Indemnity.”…
VHS Forever?: Psychotronic PeopleHimself2014-09-20A feature length documentary shot over 9 months taking a look at the explosion of movies that became available on VHS in the UK….
Video Nasties – The Definitive Guide – The Final 39Himself2010-10-11Every Video Nasty from the DPP list of 39 is critiqued and explored, followed by the original trailers….
Yellow Fever: The Rise and Fall of the GialloHimself2016-02-23Feature-length in-depth documentary by High Rising Productions chronicling the Giallo film genre from its beginnings as early 20th century crime ficti…
Fear Himself: The Life and Crimes of Freddy KruegerHimself2012-02-10Retrospective on The Nightmare On Elm Street Series….
Karloff: The Gentle MonsterSelf2006-04-30Film historians, and producer Richard Gordon, talk about the horror movie career of cult star Boris Karloff….
The Tragic Mask: The Laird Cregar StorySelf2007-10-09A biography of the short-lived character actor Laird Cregar….
Jorge Grau: Catalonia’s Cult Film Kingself2020-10-01This is the first and only feature-length documentary on the life and cinema of the late Jorge Grau, who is most famous for his classic social-politic…
A House of Secrets: Exploring ‘Dragonwyck’Self2008-09-09A documentary about the making of the movie “Dragonwyck”…
Horror’s Missing Link: Rediscovering Dr. Renault’s SecretSelf2008-09-09Filmmakers and historians discuss the 1942 cult classic Dr. Renault’s Secret….
Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand VoicesHimself2008-10-21The life and career of the renowned voice actor of animation and radio. For generations, Mel Blanc was one of the most famous Hollywood voice actors w…
Concerto Macabre: The Films of John BrahmSelf2007-10-09A look at the life and films of the expressionistic movie and television director John Brahm….
The Emmanuelle EffectSelf2020-05-08The very first feature-length discussion and breakdown of the entire “Emmanuelle” phenomenon – the atmosphere in Europe that led to the production of …
Masters of Magic: The World of ChanduSelf2008-11-01
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & VideotapeHimself2010-08-30A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called “video nasties” caused in Britain during the 1980s….
A World War II Fairytale: The Making of Michael Mann’s ‘The Keep’SelfExploring Michael Mann’s 1983 film adapted from the F. Paul Wilson novel and its impact….
He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack PierceSelf2008-07-09Tribute to Universal make-up artist Jack Pierce who created some of the studio’s most famous works including Frankenstein’s Monster, the Wolf Man, the…
Marauders from the Mediterranean: The Macabre Magic of the Spanish Zombie FilmSelf2022-04-09A feature-length documentary exploring the history of the Spanish zombie film….
SCALA!!! Or, the incredibly strange rise and fall of the world’s wildest cinema and how it influenced a mixed-up generation of weirdos and misfitsSelf2023-06-25This feature-length big screen documentary tells the riotous inside story of the infamous sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll repertory cinema which inspired…
Ghostwatch: Behind the CurtainsHimself2012-10-31Two decades after its unprecedented television broadcast, the cast, crew and fans of the notorious BBC ‘Halloween Hoax’ Ghostwatch look back at the sh…
Video Nasties: Draconian DaysSelf2014-03-01The highly anticipated follow-up to their critically acclaimed VIDEO NASTIES: MORAL PANIC, CENSORSHIP & VIDEOTAPE documentary, director Jake West and …
A Place Among the DeadKN2020-11-09An exploration of our cultural obsession with vampires and what they reveal about the human psyche….
Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton LegacySelf2005-10-04Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release “The Val Lewton Horror Collection.”…
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster FilmSelf2008-10-21Produced for Turner Classic Movies, this documentary looks at the early days of the gangster film….
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to LightSelf2006-07-18Film Noir burrows into the mind; it’s disorienting, intriguing and enthralling. Noir brings us into a gritty underworld of lush morbidity, providing i…
Attack of the Hollywood Clichés!Self – Film Critic and Writer2021-09-28Movie stars and members of the film industry make fun of several narrative and visual clichés that are as shocking and aesthetic as they are often tr…
Tales of the UncannySelf (voice)2020-10-31David Gregory and Kier-La Janisse take a detailed look at the history of horror anthology films with the help of more than sixty writers, genre specia…

Kim Newman Production Movies

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
CensorExecutive Producer2021-06-11Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled movies s…

Writing

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
Mark Kermode’s Christmas Cinema SecretsWriter2018-12-20Mark unwraps a glittering selection of Christmas cinematic treats, from much-loved classics to hidden gems, Hollywood blockbusters to international fi…
ÃœbermenschWriter2009-09-07What will it take to become a hero?…
The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to ScreenWriter1999-09-14The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998)….
WriterMark Kermode reveals the film-making tricks and techniques behind classic movie genres, from romcoms to horrors….

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