THE FOG (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Lock your doors. Bolt your windows. There’s something in…’ The Fog is a 1980 American horror film about an unearthly fog that rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 …

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THE THING (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Man is the warmest place to hide’ The Thing is a 1982 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by John Carpenter (Vampires; Christine; Halloween, The Fog), written by Bill Lancaster, and …

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HALLOWEEN (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Face your fate’ Halloween is a 2018 American slasher horror feature film directed by David Gordon Green from a screenplay co-written with actor Danny McBride (Alien: Covenant). Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie …

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HALLOWEEN II (1981) Reviews and overview

‘From the people who brought you “Halloween”… more of the night He came home.’ Halloween II is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by Rick Rosenthal (Halloween: Resurrection) …

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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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THE VOID (2016) Reviews and overview

‘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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US (2019) Reviews and overview

‘Watch yourself’ Us is a 2019 American horror feature film written and directed by Jordan Peele (The Twilight Zone 2019 TV series; Get Out). The movie stars Lupita Nyong’o (Little Monsters) Elisabeth Moss, …

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CUJO (1983) Reviews and overview

‘Now there’s a new name for terror’ Cujo is a 1983 American horror feature film based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It was directed by Lewis Teague (Cat’s Eye; Alligator) from a screenplay by Don Carlos Dunaway and Lauren Currier.  …

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RETRIBUTION (1987) Reviews and overview

‘Santa Maria, mother of God …help me’ Retribution is a 1987 released American supernatural horror film produced, co-edited and directed by Guy Magar from a screenplay co-written with Lee Wasserman; …

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ZOMBIE NIGHT (2013) Reviews and overview

‘Tonight, at sundown… the dead will live.’ Zombie Night is a 2013 American horror film directed by John Gulager (Children of the Corn: Runaway; Piranha 3DD; Feast) from a screenplay by Keith Allan and Delondra Williams, based …

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THE TOYBOX (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Vacations can be deadly’ The Toybox aka The Toy Box is a 2018 supernatural American horror feature film directed by Tom Nagel (ClownTown) from a screenplay written by Jeff Denton, based …

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THE SLEEPER (2011) Overview and reviews

‘If I die before I wake’ The Sleeper is a 2011 [released 2012] American slasher horror feature film written, photographed, edited, co-produced and directed by Justin Russell (Bong of the Living Dead; Death …

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George ‘Buck’ Flower – Actor

George ‘Buck’ Flower – October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004 – was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. Born in the Blue Mountains of …

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THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX (2018) Reviews and overview

‘The future unleashed every thing’ The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, written by Oren Uziel and Doug Jung, and produced by J. J. Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions. It …

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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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LORE (2017) Reviews and overview

Lore is a 2017 American horror feature film about a mother searching for her son in a wilderness with her estranged husband and a Native American friend. When an evil …

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Scared to Death – USA, 1980 – reviews

‘If you’re frightened by the unknown… wait ’till you face reality!’ Scared to Death is a 1980 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by William Malone (previously …

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WINTERSKIN (2018) Reviews and overview

‘You can hide, but you can’t run.’ Winterskin is a 2018 British horror feature film written, produced and directed by Charlie Steeds (The Barge People; House of Violent Desire; Escape …

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CLOWN MOTEL MASSACRE (2018) Overview

Clown Motel Massacre is a 2018 American comedy horror film directed by Tom Newth (cinematographer on Dracula’s Sorority Sisters; Things 4; Dracula in a Women’s Prison; et al) from a …

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