The Bees – Mexico, USA, 1978

‘They prey on human flesh!’ The Bees is a 1978 Mexican-American science fiction horror feature film written, produced and directed by Alfredo Zacarías (Demonoid; Capulina vs. The Mummies). Roger Corman …

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Bug – USA, 1975

‘The picture you see with your eyes closed.’ Bug is a 1975 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Jeannot Szwarc (Jaws 2) from a screenplay by William Castle (Homicidal, The Tingler; The House on Haunted …

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Wounds – USA, 2019

‘Don’t call it in’ Wounds is a 2019 American horror feature film written and directed by Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow), based on the novella The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud.  The …

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Big Bad Bugs aka The Vortex – USA, 2012

‘Gate to Armageddon’ Big Bad Bugs – aka The Vortex – is a 2012 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Peter Paul Basler from a screenplay co-written with Cary Anderson (Blood …

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Infested – film, USA, 2002

‘Invasion of the killer bugs’ Infested is a 2002 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by Josh Olson (writer of animated Batman: Gotham Knight and David Cronenberg’s A …

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Mosquito – USA, 1994

‘Millions of years of evolution have just become man’s worst nightmare.’ Mosquito is a 1994 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Gary Jones (Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan; Boogeyman …

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The Giant Spider Invasion – USA, 1975

‘Creeping!… Clawing!… Crushing!’ The Giant Spider Invasion is a 1975 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Bill Rebane (Blood Harvest; The Demons of Ludlow; The Capture of Bigfoot) from a …

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Empire of the Ants – USA, 1977

‘It’s no PICNIC!’ Empire of the Ants is a 1977 science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon (Secrets of a Psychopath; The Food of the Gods; The Amazing Colossal Man, …

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The Wasp Woman – USA, 1959

‘A beautiful woman by day – A lusting queen wasp by night.’ The Wasp Woman is a 1959 American science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by …

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Tsunambee – USA, 2015 – reviews

‘This is gonna sting a little’ Tsunambee is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed by Milko Davis and Thomas Martwick (Z/Rex: The Jurassic Dead; Raiders of the Damned) from a …

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Stung – USA, Germany, 2015 – reviews

‘Get inside. Get away. Just don’t get…’ Stung is a 2015 American/German comedy horror feature film directed by Benni Diez (Galaxy of Horrors: “Kingz” segment). The cast includes Matt O´Leary (Santa Clarita …

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Bugged – USA, 1997 – overview and reviews

‘They’re urban, they’re vermin, and they exterminate you!’ Bugged – aka Bugged! – is a 1997 American science fiction comedy horror feature film co-produced, written and directed by Ronald K. Armstrong. The film was …

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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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Richard Lewis – author

Richard Lewis was a novelist who emerged during the British horror fiction boom of the late 1970s, then vanished once that boom turned to bust. Over a few short years, …

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Arachnophobia – USA, 1990 – reviews

Arachnophobia is a 1990 American horror comedy film directed by Frank Marshall from a screenplay by Don Jakoby (Lifeforce, John Carpenter’s Vampires) and Wesley Strick (Cape Fear, Wolf). Steven Spielberg executive produced along with Marshall. It …

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The Fly – USA, 1958 – reviews

‘The fly with the head of a man… and the man with the head of a fly!’ The Fly is a 1958 American science fiction horror film directed by Kurt Neumann. The screenplay was …

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The Swarm – USA, 1978 – reviews

The Swarm is a 1978 disaster movie and horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the cast …

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Insectula! – USA, 2013

Insectula! is a 2013 American science fiction comedy horror feature film designed to be a throwback to ’50s monster movies. Directed and scripted by Michael Peterson, the movie stars Arielle …

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