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 Rizen – UK, 2017 – reviews

‘Quarantine breached’ The Rizen is a British 2017 science fiction horror film written and directed by Matt Mitchell (It Never Sleeps; Gangsters, Guns & Zombies). The Lost Eye Films production …

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Supernatural Thrillers – comic book

Supernatural Thrillers is a Marvel comics horror title launched in 1972 that ran for fifteen issues. The comic featured adaptations of stories that included famous monsters such as Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, …

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Dwarfs in Horror Cinema – article

For some, all the world’s a stage, for others, a battlefield. Circumstances sometimes mean that these two options are thrust upon a person, both socially and as a career. It’s …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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The Invisible Man – USA, 1933 – reviews

The Invisible Man is a 1933 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells’ science fiction novel The Invisible Man, published in 1897, as adapted by R. C. Sherriff, Philip Wylie and Preston Sturges, whose work was considered unsatisfactory and who …

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Blackenstein – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘To stop this mutha takes one bad brutha’ Blackenstein, also known as Black Frankenstein, is a 1973 American blaxploitation horror feature film directed by William A. Levey (Wham! Bam! Thank …

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Blood Diner – USA, 1987 – reviews

‘First they greet you, then they eat you.’ Blood Diner is a 1987 American comedy horror feature film directed by Jackie Kong (The Being) from a screenplay by actor-composer Michael …

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Attack of the Rats! – article

Some animals are guaranteed to inspire feelings of disgust and fear in cinema audiences, and none more so than the humble rat. While a few people keep rats as pets, …

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Dog Soldiers – UK, 2002 – reviews

Dog Soldiers is a 2002 British supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Neil Marshall (The Descent), and starring Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham. A couple are camping in the Scottish Highlands. The …

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