The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror

Treehouse of Horror episodes are a series of episodes in the animated series The Simpsons. They are Halloween specials, each consisting of three separate, self-contained segments. These segments usually involve the Simpson family in some horror, science fiction, or supernatural setting. They …

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Phantasm II – USA, 1988

Phantasm II is the 1988 sequel to Phantasm. It was written and directed by Don Coscarelli, and stars Angus Scrimm, James LeGros and Reggie Bannister. Universal provided a budget of $3 million, …

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Critters film franchise

Critters is a science-fiction horror comedy directed by Stephen Herek (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead) and starring Scott Grimes, Dee Wallace-Stone, Don Opper, Billy Zane, Billy Green …

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Creature aka The Titan Find – USA, 1985 – reviews

‘Where Space ends… Hell begins’ Creature – aka The Titan Find and Titan Find – is a 1985 American science fiction horror film directed by William Malone (Parasomnia; Feardotcom; House on Haunted Hill; Scared to Death). This is one of the more famous …

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God Told Me To aka Demon – USA, 1976

‘Warning: This film contains scenes of violence and intense horror’ God Told Me To – also released as God Told Me to Kill and Demon – is a 1976 science fiction horror film written and directed …

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Grabbers – Ireland, UK, 2012 – reviews

Grabbers is a 2012 Irish-British monster movie directed by Jon Wright and written by Kevin Lehane. The film stars Richard Coyle (Outpost II: Black Sun), Ruth Bradley, Bronagh Gallagher and Russell Tovey alongside an ensemble cast of Irish actors. Plot: An idyllic remote …

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The Alien Dead – USA, 1980 – reviews

The Alien Dead – aka Alien Dead – is a 1980 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Fred Olen Ray (The Tomb, Evil Toons, Super Shark) from a screenplay co-written with Martin Nicholas. Filmed deep in …

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Species II – USA, 1998 – reviews

‘Mating season begins…’ Species II is a 1998 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Peter Medak (Hannibal TV series; The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1997);The Changeling) from a …

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Unearthed – USA, 2006 – reviews

‘Nothing stays buried forever’ Unearthed is a 2006 American horror feature film, directed by Matthew Leutwyler (Dead & Breakfast) and starring Emmanuelle Vaugier (Saw II) and Luke Goss (Frankenstein, 2004). This monster movie opened on November 9, 2007 …

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The Brain Eaters – USA, 1958 – reviews

‘Crawling, slimy-things terror-bent on destroying the world!’ The Brain Eaters is a 1958 American science fiction horror feature film directed by actor Bruno VeSota (Invasion of the Star Creatures) from a screenplay by …

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Brain Dead – USA, 2007 – reviews

‘A mind is a terrible thing to taste…’ Brain Dead is a 2007 American comedy horror gore film directed by Kevin S. Tenney (Witchtrap; Witchboard, Night of the Demons) from a screenplay by …

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Slither – USA, 2006 – reviews

Slither – stylized as SLiTHER – is a 2006 science fiction comedy horror film written and directed by James Gunn (making his directorial debut), and starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks and Michael Rooker (The Belko Experiment; Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer; …

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Alien vs. Predator – USA, 2004 – reviews

Alien vs. Predator – aka AVP – is a 2004 science fiction horror film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It stars Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. The film adapts the Alien vs. Predator crossover imprint bringing together the eponymous creatures of …

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Zontar: The Thing from Venus – USA, 1966 – reviews

Zontar: The Thing from Venus also known as Zontar: Invader from Venus is a 1966, made for television, science fiction film, directed by Larry Buchanan and based on the teleplay by Hillman Taylor and Buchanan. It is a remake of Roger Corman’s It …

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Alien – UK, USA, 1979 – reviews

Alien is a 1979 British-American science fiction horror feature film directed by Ridley Scott from a screenplay written by Dan O’Bannon, based on a storyline co-written with Ronald Shusett. The …

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Bad Taste – New Zealand, 1987 – reviews

Bad Taste is a 1987 New Zealand cult science fiction comedy horror film produced, edited, filmed, written, directed and starring Peter Jackson (King Kong; The Lovely Bones; Braindead), who also created all special effects on the film. …

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Species – USA, 1995 – reviews

‘Our time is up’ Species is a 1995 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Roger Donaldson from a screenplay by Dennis Feldman (Virus, 1999). The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures production …

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The Thing – USA, Canada, 2011 – reviews

‘Mankind’s greatest discovery could be its last’ The Thing is a 2011 American-Canadian science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. from a screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. It …

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Body Snatchers – USA, 1993 – reviews

Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film and loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Wirth, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker. This …

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