Ganja & Hess – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘Bad blood runs between them’ Ganja & Hess is a 1973 American horror-themed feature film written and directed by Bill Gunn. The movie stars Duane Jones, Marlene Clark and Leonard Jackson. Plot: Archaeologist …

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The White Reindeer – Finland, 1952

The White Reindeer – original title: Valkoinen peura – is a 1952 Finnish folk horror feature film directed by Erik Blomberg from a screenplay co-written with Mirjami Kuosmanen. The production …

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Gums – comic book character

‘Here it is… a shark worse than its bite!!’ Gums is a British comic character: a shark with false teeth. In 1976, Jaws was all the rage with kids, and British comic Monster …

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The Deadly Mantis – USA, 1957 – reviews

‘This was the day that engulfed the world in terror…’ The Deadly Mantis is a 1957 American science fiction monster movie produced by William Alland for Universal-International Pictures. It was directed by Nathan Juran (The Brain …

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Dawn of the Dead – board game, 1978

For what was essentially a low budget independent film with a restricted release, George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead spawned some unusual merchandise. These days, the world is awash with …

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Island of Lost Souls – USA, 1932 – reviews

Island of Lost Souls is a 1932 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Erle C. Kenton (House of Dracula; House of Frankenstein) from a screenplay co-written by science fiction writer Philip Wylie. …

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The Gate – Canada, 1987 – reviews

‘ …pray it’s not too late.’ The Gate is a 1987 Canadian supernatural horror feature film directed by Tibor Takács (Spiders 3D; Ice Spiders; Mosquito Man; I, Madman) from a screenplay …

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The Void – Canada, 2016 – reviews

‘There is a Hell. This is worse.’ The Void is a 2016 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. Best known for their work …

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Ghost Story – UK, 1974 – reviews

Stephen Weeks’ idiosyncratic Ghost Story is being released in the UK for the first time on Blu-ray by Nucleus Films on 28th October 2019. The special features have been ported …

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Rats – documentary, USA, 2016

‘Invading this October’ Rats is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Morgan Spurlocks (Freakonomics; Super Size Me). The film is based on the book by Robert Sullivan titled Observations on …

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The Housemaid – Vietnam | South Korea, 2016

The Housemaid – original title: Cô Haû Gaí – is a 2016 Vietnamese-South Korean romantic horror feature film written and directed by Derek Nguyen. The movie stars Kate Nhung, Jean-Michel Richaud and Kim Xuan. …

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Piranha – USA, 1978 – reviews

Piranha (1978) is being released by Scream Factory as a collectible Steelbook Blu-ray on June 11, 2019, limited to 5,000. A new 4K of the original camera negative, plus a …

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The Premonition – USA, 1975 – reviews

‘Beyond the power of an exorcist…’ The Premonition is a 1975 American horror film produced and directed by Robert Allen Schnitzer from a screenplay co-written with Anthony Mahon. It stars Sharon …

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