The Killer of Dolls – Spain, 1975

The Killer of Dolls aka El asesino de muñecas is a 1975 Spanish horror feature film written and directed by Miguel Madrid (Necrophagus) [as Michael Skaife]. The Huracán Films production …

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The Blood Spattered Bride – Spain, 1972

‘When the honeymoon was over the terror began’ The Blood Spattered Bride – original title: La novia ensangrentada – is a 1972 Spanish horror feature film written and directed by Vicente Aranda (Las Crueles), loosely based on …

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Suddenly in the Dark – South Korea, 1981

Suddenly in the Dark – original title: Gipeun bam gabjagi – is a 1981 South Korean supernatural horror feature film directed by Go Yeong-nam [Young Nam Ko] from a screenplay by Sam-yuk Yoon. It …

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Who Can Kill a Child? – Spain, 1976

‘Suddenly… they were the only adults left on the island.’ Who Can Kill a Child? – Spanish title: ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? – is a 1976 Spanish horror feature film written …

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Bloodlust aka Mosquito – Switzerland, 1976

Bloodlust  aka Mosquito – original title Mosquito der Schänder – is a 1976 Swiss horror feature film directed by Marijan Vajda from a screenplay by Mario d’Alcala. The Monarex production stars Werner …

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Devil’s Nightmare – Belgium/Italy, 1971

Devil’s Nightmare – aka The Devil’s Nightmare – is a 1971 Belgian-Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Jean Brismée from a screenplay by Patrice Rohmm (The She Wolf of Spilberg) and story …

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Symptoms – UK, 1974

 Symptoms  is a 1974 British horror film directed by José Ramón Larraz (Rest in Pieces; Vampyres; Scream – and Die!) from a screenplay co-written with Stanley Miller. The movie stars Angela Pleasence, Peter Vaughan and …

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The Fan aka Trance – West Germany, 1982

  The Fan – aka Der Fan; Trance and Blood Groupie – is a 1982 West German psychological horror feature film directed by Eckhart Schmidt and starring Desiree Nosbusch and Bodo Steiger. The soundtrack was …

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Mahakaal aka The Monster – India, 1993

Mahakaal aka The Monster and Time of Death is a 1993 Indian Bollywood horror feature film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay (Darwaza; Purana Mandir; Veerana) from a screenplay by Y.V. Tyagi and Sayeed Sultan, based on …

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The Devil’s Business – UK, 2011

The Devil’s Business is a 2011 British crime-horror feature film directed by Sean Hogan and starring Billy Clarke, Jack Gordon, and Jonathan Hansler. Veteran hitman Pinner (Billy Clarke) and his young, inexperienced ward …

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Mystics in Bali – Indonesia, 1981

Mystics in Bali is a 1981 Indonesian supernatural horror feature film directed by H. Tjut Djalil and based on the novel “Leák Ngakak” by Putra Mada. The original Indonesian title …

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Jess Franco – obituary

Jesús Franco has died, aged 82. The legendary film director had been critically ill since suffering a stroke last week, but his many fans and admirers were hoping that the indomitable …

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Panic Beats – Spain, 1983

Panic Beats – original title: Latidos de pánicos – is a 1983 Spanish horror feature film starring Jacinto Molina (more commonly known as Paul Naschy) which he also directed. It is a belated sequel …

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Don’t Open Till Christmas – UK, 1984

Don’t Open Till Christmas is a 1984 horror feature film. The film took almost two years to complete after original director Edmund Purdom quit the job and Derek Ford (Corruption; The Urge to …

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Don’t Deliver Us from Evil – France, 1971

Don’t Deliver Us from Evil – original title: Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal – is a 1971 French film directed by Joël Séria. It is loosely based on the Parker–Hulme murder of 1954. The film had …

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Blood of the Virgins – Argentina, 1967

Blood of the Virgins – original title: Sangre de vírgenes – is a 1967 Argentinian gothic horror film about vampirism directed by Emilio Vieyra (The Curious Dr. Humpp). It stars Ricardo Bauleo, Susana Beltrán, Gloria Prat and Walter Kliche. Ofelia’s wedding …

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Books

The following horror, sci-fi and fantasy books and magazines are suggested for offline reading: A | B | C | D | E  | F | G | H | I …

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Macabre – Italy, 1980

‘Prepare yourself for the shock of a lifetime!’ Macabre – original title: Macabro – is a 1980 Italian horror feature film directed by Lamberto Bava (Twins; Body Puzzle; Delirium; Demons; A Blade in the Dark; …

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