PLANET OF THE APES (2001) Reviews and overview

‘Rule the planet’ Planet of the Apes is a 2001 American science-fiction feature film in which an astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet in 2029. He is shocked to discover …

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BEETLEJUICE (1988) Reviews and overview

‘In this house… if you’ve seen one ghost… you haven’t seen them all.’ Beetlejuice is a 1988 American comedy horror feature film directed by Tim Burton (Frankenweenie; Dark Shadows; Sweeney …

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MASTER OF DARK SHADOWS (2019) Overview

Master of Dark Shadows is a 2019 American documentary about the gothic daytime TV series Dark Shadows and its visionary creator, Dan Curtis. The documentary was directed by Severin Films’ David …

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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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TALE OF TALES (2015) Reviews and overview

‘A feast for the imagination’ Tale of Tales – aka Il racconto dei racconti – is a 2015 English-language Italian-French-British dark fantasy film, directed by Matteo Garrone, starring Salma Hayek (From Dusk …

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THE LODGERS (2017) Reviews and overview

‘We see you’ The Lodgers is a 2017 Irish gothic horror feature film directed by Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey) from a screenplay by David Turpin (The Indecents) for Epic Pictures (Day of …

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MARS ATTACKS! (1996) Reviews and overview

Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comedy science fiction horror film directed by Tim Burton (Corpse Bride; Sleepy Hollow; Dark Shadows) from a screenplay by Jonathan Gems, based on the cult trading card series of …

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GOOSEBUMPS (2015) Reviews and overview

‘The stories are alive’ Goosebumps is a 2015 American comedy horror film directed by Rob Letterman (Lake Placid; Shark Tale; Monsters vs. Aliens) from a screenplay by Mike White and Darren Lemke (Jack the …

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Books

The following books on cult, horror and sci-fi cinema are available for offline reading: A | B | C | D | E  | F | G | H | …

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CORPSE BRIDE (2005) Reviews and overview

Corpse Bride, often referred as Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, is a 2005 stop-motion-animated fantasy musical feature film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. It is set in a fictional Victorian …

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DARK SHADOWS (2012) Overview

Dark Shadows is a 2012 American comedy horror feature film based on the 1966–1971 gothic horror soap opera of the same name. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, …

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