Blumhouse’s DRACULA (2021) Preview

A new Blumhouse version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula set in the modern-day is to be directed by Karyn Kusama (Destroyer; The Invitation, Jennifer’s Body) from a screenplay written by her former …

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THE NUN (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Witness the darkest chapter in The Conjuring universe’ The Nun is a 2018 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Corin Hardy (The Hallow) from a screenplay by James Wan (The …

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THE HOUSEMAID (2016) Reviews and overview

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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Recommended movies

The movies in the following list are those that MOVIES and MANIA suggests are better than the average genre fare and well-worth viewing. The Abominable Doctor Phibes – Robert Fuest, …

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JIGSAW (2017) Reviews and overview

‘The truth will set you free’ Jigsaw is a 2017 American horror feature film directed by Australians Michael and Peter Spierig (Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built; Daybreakers; Undead). It is the eighth entry …

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DEMONIC (2015) Reviews and overview

Demonic is a 2015 American horror movie directed by Will Canon from a screenplay co-written with Max La Bella and Doug Simon. The original story was provided by producer James Wan (SAW; Insidious: Chapter 2; The …

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Essential Horror

The films on this ‘Essential’ list are important in terms of their global impact on the horror movie genre, either for their box office draw, artistic merit, cult credibility, or …

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ANNABELLE (2014) Reviews and overview

‘Before The Conjuring there was’ Annabelle is a 2014 American horror film produced by James Wan and directed by John R. Leonetti (cinematographer on The Woods; Piranha 3D; Insidious and its sequel) from a screenplay by Gary …

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INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (2013) Reviews and overview

Insidious: Chapter 2 is 2013 American supernatural horror feature film directed by James Wan (Saw; The Conjuring) from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell (Saw and sequels). It is a sequel to 2011’s Insidious. The film stars Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne reprising their roles as …

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INSIDIOUS (2010) Reviews and overview

Insidious is a 2010 American-Canadian independent psychological horror film written by Leigh Whannell, directed by James Wan (Saw). The story centers on a couple whose son inexplicably enters a comatose state and becomes a vessel for …

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