GEMINI (2014) Reviews and overview

Gemini is a 2014 Filipino horror film from Blackswan Pictures co-produced and directed by Ato Bautista from a screenplay by Shugo Praico. It stars twins Sheena McBride, Brigitte McBride, plus …

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IMAGES (1972) Reviews and overview

Images is a 1972 horror film written and directed by Robert Altman, starring Susannah York, René Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais, Cathryn Harrison and John Morley. Cathryn (York), a writer of children’s stories, is quietly losing her mind. …

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LOKIS (1970) Reviews and overview

Lokis Rękopis profesora Wittembacha (often called simply Lokis) is a 1970 Polish horror film directed by Janusz Majewski. It stars Józef Duriasz, Edmund Fetting, Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Małgorzata Braunek, Zofia Mrozowska …

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LESSON OF EVIL (2012) Reviews and overview

Aku no Kyōten (悪の教典 literally, “Lesson of Evil”), known in English as Lesson of Evil and Lesson of the Evil is a 2012 Japanese slasher thriller feature film directed by Takashi Miike, starring Hideaki Itō, Takayuki Yamada and Mitsuru Fukikoshi. It …

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RUBBERNECK (2012) Reviews and overview

Rubberneck is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Alex Karpovsky (who also stars) from a screenplay co-written with Garth Donovan. The movie stars Alex Karpovsky, Jaime Ray Newman and Dennis …

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NEKROMANTIK (1987) Reviews and overview

Nekromantik – stylized as NEKRomantik – is a 1987 West German horror film directed by Jörg Buttgereit. It was his first feature length film, although he had shot several shorts earlier. The …

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STOKER (2013) Reviews and overview

  Stoker is a 2013 American horror film, family drama and psychological thriller directed by Park Chan-wook (Oldboy; Thirst) from a screenplay by Wentworth Miller. The movie stars Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode and Nicole Kidman. …

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BEGOTTEN (1989) Reviews and overview

Begotten is a 1989 American experimental horror feature film, written, produced and directed by E. Elias Merhige (Shadow of the Vampire). The film deals with the story of Genesis, re-imagining …

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KWAIDAN (1964) Reviews and overview

Kwaidan – 怪談 Kaidan, literally “ghost stories” – is a 1964 Japanese anthology horror feature film produced by Toho and directed by Masaki Kobayashi. It is based on four stories from Lafcadio Hearn’s …

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BLACK SWAN (2010) Reviews and overview

Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan …

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LIVID (2011) Reviews and overview

Livid – original title: Livide – is a 2011 French supernatural horror film written and directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Among the Living; Leatherface). It is their follow-up to Inside. The movie …

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ANTIVIRAL (2012) Reviews and overview

Antiviral is a 2012 Canadian horror film directed by Brandon Cronenberg. Brandon Cronenberg is the son of David Cronenberg, and many critics have compared Antiviral to the body horror and …

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THE TENANT (1976) Reviews and overview

The Tenant – aka Le Locataire – is a 1976 French psychological thriller feature film directed by and starring Roman Polanski, plus Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, and Shelley Winters. The film is based …

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DARK WATER (2002) Reviews and overview

Dark Water – 仄暗い水の底から – Honogurai Mizu no soko kara – literally “From the bottom of Dark Water” – is a 2002 Japanese horror film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theatre; The Complex; Ring and its sequel) from …

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EXCISION (2012) Reviews and overview

Excision is a 2012 American dark comedy horror feature film written and directed by Richard Bates Jr. (Tone-Deaf; Suburban Gothic; Trash Fire). It is a feature-length adaptation of Bates Jr.’s 2008 short …

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POSSESSION (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Inhuman ecstasy fulfilled.’ Possession is a 1981 French horror feature film directed by Polish filmmaker Andrzej Żuławski and starring Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill. Żuławski has stated that he wrote the screenplay in the midst of a messy …

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THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE (2001) Reviews and overview

The Devil’s Backbone (Spanish: El espinazo del diablo) is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro from a screenplay co-written with Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. It was produced by Pedro Almodóvar. Plot: Spain, 1939, during the final …

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ANTICHRIST (2009) Reviews and overview

Antichrist is a 2009 Danish film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg. It follows horror film conventions and tells the story of a couple who, after the death of their …

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ERASERHEAD (1977) Reviews and overview

‘Where your nightmares end…’ Eraserhead is a 1977 American surrealist feature film and the first feature film by David Lynch, who wrote, produced and directed. Lynch began working on the film at the AFI Conservatory, …

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