Castle Freak – USA, 2019

  Castle Freak is a 2019 American horror feature film directed by SFX makeup artist Tate Steinsiek (making his feature debut) from a screenplay written by Kathy Charles. The Fangoria …

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1408 – USA, 2007

‘The Dolphin Hotel invites you to stay in any of its stunning rooms. Except one.’ 1408 is a 2007 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Mikael Håfström from a screenplay by Matt Greenberg, …

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House of Ravens – Italy, 2014

‘Darkness lives here’ House of Ravens – original title: P.O.E. Pieces of Eldritch (P.O.E. 3) – is a 2014 Italian horror anthology feature film based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. …

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Nightbreed – TV series, 2019

Nightbreed is a forthcoming 2019 fantasy horror television series being developed by screenwriter Josh Stolberg (Jigsaw; Piranha 3D; Sorority Row) for Morgan Creek and Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, …

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Extraordinary Tales – USA, 2013

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The …

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The Tell-Tale Heart – USA, 1953

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable …

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Mr. Sardonicus – USA, 1961 – reviews

Mr. Sardonicus is a 1961 American horror film produced, directed and introduced by William Castle (Homicidal; House on Haunted Hill; 13 Ghosts; et al). The screenplay was by Ray Russell (Incubus; The …

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Vamps – Russia, 2017 – overview

Vamps – aka Ghouls; Vurdalaki and Вурдалаки – is a 2017 Russian action fantasy horror film directed by Sergei Ginzburg from a screenplay by Aleksey Karaulov, Evgeniy Kolyadintsev, Tikhon Kornev and Aleksei Timm, based on …

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Dominique – UK, 1978 – reviews

‘A story of the macabre… with a different twist.’ Dominique – aka Dominique is Dead – is a 1978 British horror mystery film directed by Michael Anderson (Murder By Phone; Orca) …

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Asylum – UK, 1972 – reviews

Second Sight Films is releasing Limited Edition UK Blu-ray releases of the Amicus horror anthologies The House That Dripped Blood and Asylum. Each release will be presented in a box set featuring original artwork from Graham …

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Lurking Fear – USA, 1994 – reviews

‘Infinite evil’ Lurking Fear is a 1994 American supernatural horror feature film, loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft short story “The Lurking Fear”. It was produced by Charles Band’s Full Moon …

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M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost …

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They Live – USA, 1988

“Obey” They Live is a 1988 American science fiction film written and directed by John Carpenter (Halloween; The Fog; The Thing). The film stars Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg …

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Robert le Diable – opera

Robert le Diable (translation: “Robert the Devil”) is an 1831 opera in five acts composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer from a libretto written by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne. Robert le …

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Supernatural Thrillers – comic book

Supernatural Thrillers is a Marvel comics horror title launched in 1972 that ran for fifteen issues. The comic featured adaptations of stories that included famous monsters such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, …

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The Premature Burial – USA, 1962

The Premature Burial is a 1962 American horror film, directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by Charles Beaumont and Ray Russell, based upon the 1844 short story of the same name by …

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Maximum Overdrive – USA, 1986

Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by author Stephen King. The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King’s short story Trucks, …

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Deathdream aka Dead of Night – Canada, 1974

‘A boy went to war… something UNSPEAKABLE came back!’ Deathdream is a 1972 Canadian horror film produced and directed by Bob Clark (Murder By Decree; Black Christmas; Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things) from a …

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Forbidden Empire aka Viy – Russia, 2012

Forbidden Empire – also known as Viy (Russian: Вий) and Viy 3D  – is a 2012 dark fantasy film directed by Oleg Stepchenko. It is loosely based on the Nikolai Gogol story Viy (previously filmed …

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