Herschell Gordon Lewis – filmmaker

Herschell Gordon Lewis (June 15, 1929 – September 26, 2016) was an American filmmaker, best known for creating the “splatter” subgenre of horror films. He is often referred to as the “Godfather …

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Blood Rage – USA, 1987 – reviews

Blood Rage is a 1983 [released 1987] American slasher horror feature film directed by John Grissmer (Scalpel aka False Face, 1976) from a screenplay written by Bruce Rubin [as Richard Lamden]. The …

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Xtro – UK, 1983 – reviews

‘Some extra-terrestrials aren’t friendly.’ Xtro is a 1982 British science fiction horror feature film released in 1983, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport from a screenplay co-written with Iain Cassie and …

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New Year’s Evil – USA, 1980 – reviews

‘Don’t dare make New Year’s resolutions… unless you plan to live!’ New Year’s Evil is a 1980 American slasher horror feature film directed by Emmett Alston (Demonwarp) from a screenplay written …

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The Thing – USA, 1982 – reviews

‘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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