SEEDPEOPLE (1992) Reviews and overview

‘The root of all evil…’ Seedpeople aka Seed People – is a 1992 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Peter Manoogian (Demonic Toys; The Dungeonmaster ‘Cave Beast’) ) …

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THE BRAIN (1988) Reviews and recommended

‘Mind over matter’ The Brain is a 1988 Canadian science fiction horror feature film directed by Ed Hunt (Halloween Hell; Alien Warrior; Bloody Birthday; Starship Invasions) from a screenplay by …

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WAXWORK II: LOST IN TIME (1992) Reviews

‘A killer is waiting… In the past, present and future.’ Waxwork II: Lost in Time is a 1992 American horror comedy feature film written and directed by Anthony Hickox  (Knife Edge; Jill the Ripper; …

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NIGHTWISH (1988) Reviews and overview

‘In your dreams, no-one can hear you scream’ Nightwish is a 1988 American paranormal horror feature film written and directed by Bruce R. Cook. The movie stars Clayton Rohner, Alisha …

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THE STUFF (1985) Reviews and overview

The Stuff is a 1985 American science-fiction horror feature film written, produced, and directed by Larry Cohen (It’s Alive, Q: The Winged Serpent; God Told Me To). The movie stars Michael Moriarty, …

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ASSIMILATE (2019) Reviews and overview

Assimilate is a 2019 American science fiction horror feature film directed by John Murlowski (Zombie Hamlet; Freeway Killer; Amityville: A New Generation; Return of the Family Man) from a screenplay …

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THEM! (1954) Reviews and overview

‘A horror horde of crawl-and-crush giants clawing out of the earth from mile-deep catacombs!’ Them! is a 1954 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by Gordon Douglas (Zombies on Broadway; …

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SHOCK WAVES (1977) Reviews and overview

‘The deep end of horror!’ Shock Waves is an American 1977 released science fiction horror feature film directed by Ken Wiederhorn (Freddy’s Nightmares TV series; Dark Tower; Return of the Living Dead Part 2; Eyes …

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THE CRAZIES (1973) Reviews and overview

‘Why are the good people dying?’ The Crazies aka Code Name Trixie is a 1973 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by George A. Romero (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead; …

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DRACULA (1979) Reviews and overview

The new 4K scan Blu-ray Collector’s Edition release of the 1979 version of Dracula with Frank Langella was announced a while back by Scream Factory and they have now announced …

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THE PREY (1983) Reviews and overview

The Prey was released on Blu-ray by Arrow Video on September 17, 2019, newly restored in 2K from the original camera negative with the original, uncompressed mono audio. Limited to …

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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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THE UNSEEN (1980) Reviews and overview

The Unseen is a 1980 American horror film directed by Danny Steinmann [as Peter Foleg] from an [uncredited] screenplay by Michael L. Grace. Director Steinmann, who later directed gory movies Savage Streets and Friday …

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HYSTERIA (1965) Reviews and overview

‘Terrifying suspense… it will shock you out of your seat!’ Hysteria is a 1965 released British psychological thriller directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; The Skull; The Creeping Flesh) from a screenplay written …

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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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INFECTED (2008) Reviews and overview

‘How can you kill what is part of you?’ Infected is a 2008 Canadian television adventure/science-fiction thriller, is also known as They’re Among Us and The Hatching. Review: An X-Files …

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ANTISOCIAL (2013) Reviews and overview

‘This is no ordinary virus’ Antisocial is a 2013 Canadian horror film directed and co-written by Cody Calahan (director of Let Her Out and co-writer of The Drownsman; Bed of the Dead) for Black …

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THE RAT SAVIOUR (1976) Reviews and overview

Izbavitelj – also known as The Rat Saviour – is a 1976 Yugoslavian horror science-fiction fantasy film directed by Krsto Papić. Based on Russian Alexander Grin’s 1920’s novel Pacolovac (“The Ratcatcher”), Izbavitelj …

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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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BODY SNATCHERS (1993) Reviews and overview

Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film and loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Wirth, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker. This …

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WAXWORK (1988) Reviews and overview

‘Stop on by and give the afterlife a try.’ Waxwork is a 1988 American comedy horror film directed by Anthony Hickox. The movie stars Zach Galligan and Deborah Foreman alongside …

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ALIENS (1986) Reviews and overview

‘This time it’s war’ Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror feature film in which Officer Ripley has to once again battle an alien, the Queen. The film is …

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