The Ring Two – USA, 2005 – reviews

‘Fear comes full circle’ The Ring Two is a 2005 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (director of the original 1998 Japanese film Ringu and Ringu 2 – although this is not …

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Funny Games – Austria, 1997 – reviews

Funny Games is a 1997 Austrian home invasion horror thriller written and directed by Michael Haneke. The Wega-Film production stars Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering and Stefan …

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Shut In – France, 2016 – reviews

Shut In is a 2016 English-language French psychological thriller film directed by Farren Blackburn from a screenplay by Christina Hodson. It was produced by Luc Besson for Lava Bear Films and EuropaCorp. Main …

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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 simple shock value. …

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King Kong – USA, 2005 – overview and reviews

King Kong is a 2005 monster movie and a remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written and produced by Peter Jackson (The Lovely Bones; The Frighteners; Braindead; Bad Taste), the film stars Naomi Watts as …

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