THE THAW (2008) Reviews and overview

‘A dark discovery. A relentless evil.’ The Thaw is a 2009 Canadian science-fiction horror film directed by Mark A. Lewis starring Val Kilmer and Martha MacIsaac. The film begins with a video documentary by Doctor David Kruipen, …

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ZOMBIES’ LAKE (1980) Overview

Zombies’ Lake, or Zombie Lake is a 1980 zombie horror feature film directed by Jean Rollin (under the name J.A. Laser) for Paris-based exploitation specialists Eurocine. The original French title is …

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THE TOMB (1986) Reviews and overview

The Tomb is a 1986 American action horror film directed by Fred Olen Ray (The Alien Dead, Super Shark. The film is loosely based on the novel The Jewel of Seven Stars by Bram Stoker. …

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AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION (1982) Reviews and overview

Amityville II: The Possession is a 1982 horror feature film directed by Damiano Damiani. The screenplay by Tommy Lee Wallace is based on the novel Murder in Amityville by the parapsychologist Hans Holzer. It is a prequel to the 1979 movie The Amityville …

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EVIL DEAD (2013) Reviews and overview

Evil Dead is a 2013 American supernatural horror feature film remake of Sam Raimi’s classic The Evil Dead (1981). It stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci and …

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FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (1996) Reviews and overview

From Dusk Till Dawn is a 1996 horror crime action thriller film written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The movie stars Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino and Juliette Lewis. Two brothers Seth (George Clooney) and Richard “Richie” Gecko (Quentin Tarantino), …

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BREEDERS (1986) Reviews and overview

‘ … they must be stopped!’ Breeders is a 1986 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by Tim Kincaid [aka Joe Gage] (Robot Holocaust; Mutant Hunt; She’s Back aka Dead …

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THE ALIEN DEAD (1980) Reviews and overview

The 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 the swamps …

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UNHINGED (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Violence beyond reason. Victims beyond help…’ Unhinged is a 1982 American slasher horror feature film produced and directed by Don Gronquist from a screenplay co-written with Reagan Ramsey. The movie …

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HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1999) Reviews and overview

‘Dare you to win!!’ House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American horror feature film, directed by William Malone from a screenplay by Dick Beebe. The movie stars Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter and Jeffrey …

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AMSTERDAMNED (1988) Reviews and overview

‘Be afraid… it means you’re still alive!’ Amsterdamned is a 1988 Dutch horror thriller film written and directed by Dick Maas (Silent Witness; The Lift; Saint). It stars Huub Stapel (Saint; The Lift), Monique van de Ven (The Johnsons) and Serge-Henri …

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POPCORN (1991) Reviews and overview

‘Buy a bag… go home in a box.’ Popcorn is a 1991 American horror feature film directed by former actor Mark Herrier (Freddy’s Nightmares) from a screenplay written by Alan …

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SALEM’S LOT (1979) Reviews and overview

Salem’s Lot is a 1979 American television adaptation of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It was directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre; The Funhouse; Poltergeist) and stars David Soul, James Mason, and Reggie Nalder. It …

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THE RAVEN (1935) Reviews and overview

The Raven is a 1935 American Universal horror feature film directed by Lew Landers [as Louis Friedlander] from a screenplay written by David Boehm (plus seven other uncredited contributing writers). …

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BANDH DARWAZA (1990) Overview

Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Indian Bollywood horror feature film starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the Anand-Milind brothers. Plot: The dark caves of Kali Pahari (Black Hills) …

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FRANKENHOOKER (1990) Reviews and overview

‘A terrifying tale of sluts and bolts’ Frankenhooker is a 1990 American black comedy horror feature film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter (Brain Damage; Basket Case and sequels). The movie stars James Lorinz as medical school …

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THE CRAZIES (2010) Reviews and overview

The Crazies is a 2010 American science fiction horror film directed by Breck Eisner from a screenplay by Scott Kosar and Ray Wright. The film is a remake of the 1973 film of the same name by George A. Romero, who …

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THE BIRDS (1963) Reviews and overview

‘Nothing you have ever witnessed before has prepared you for such sheer, stabbing shock!’ The Birds is a 1963 American horror feature film directed by Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho; Frenzy), very loosely based on the …

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HEARTSTOPPER (2006) Reviews and overview

‘Each beat may be your last’ Heartstopper aka Heart Stopper is a 2006 American horror feature film directed by Bob Keen. The movie stars Robert Englund, Meredith Henderson and Nathaniel Stephenson. Plot: …

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CAMP BLOOD (1999) Reviews and overview

‘Get ready for a bloody good time.’ Camp Blood is a 1999 American direct-to-video slasher horror feature film written and directed by Brad Sykes. Despite being critically panned it built …

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PSYCHO II (1983) Reviews and overview

Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher horror feature film directed by Richard Franklin (Link; Roadgames; Patrick) from a screenplay written by Tom Holland (Rock, Paper, Scissors; Child’s Play; Fright Night). It is obviously the belated …

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THE LEGACY (1978) Reviews and new Blu-ray news

‘Evil beyond Exorcism’ The Legacy is a 1978 British-American horror feature film directed by Richard Marquand (Jagged Edge) from a screenplay originated (but apparently much-changed) by Hammer contributor Jimmy Sangster …

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VEERANA (1988) Reviews and overview

Veerana (which translates as “Desolate Forest”) is an Indian horror feature film produced by the Ramsay Brothers in 1988. It is known for its overt use of coloured gels mixed …

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THE OMEN (1976) Reviews and overview

‘You have been warned. The Omen is here’ The Omen is a 1976 American horror film directed by Richard Donner. The film stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner (In the Mouth of Madness), Harvey Spencer Stephens, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick …

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