THE SON OF DR. JEKYLL (1951) Reviews and overview

The Son of Doctor Jekyll is a 1951 horror feature film in which Jekyll Jr. tries to prove that his father’s reputation was unjustly deserved. He sets out to recreate …

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INSIDIOUS (2010) Reviews and overview

Insidious is a 2010 American-Canadian independent psychological horror film written by Leigh Whannell, directed by James Wan (Saw). The story centers on a couple whose son inexplicably enters a comatose state and becomes a vessel for …

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LIFEFORCE (1985) Reviews and overview

Lifeforce is a 1985 science-fiction horror film directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre; Salem’s Lot; Poltergeist), based on the 1976 novel, The Space Vampires, by Colin Wilson. The screenplay was written by Dan O’Bannon (Alien; …

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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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THE CARD PLAYER (2004) Reviews and overview

The Card Player – original title: Il Cartaio – is a 2004 Italian giallo thriller film directed by Dario Argento. It stars Stefania Rocca and Liam Cunningham and marks Argento’s second giallo feature of the decade (following Sleepless). A serial …

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THE LEGACY (1978) Reviews and overview

‘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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FEAST (2005) Reviews and overview

Feast is a 2005 American horror film, a result of Project Greenlight‘s third season, the amateur filmmaking documentary series and contest. The winning team was composed of writers Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, and director John Gulager. …

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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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THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE (1997) Reviews and overview

The Devil’s Advocate is a 1997 American supernatural horror film based on a novel of the same name by Andrew Neiderman. It was directed by Taylor Hackford and stars Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino and Charlize Theron. The film’s title is …

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A*P*E (1976) Reviews and overview

APE is a 1976 monster movie. It was an American/South Korean co-production produced by Kukje Movies and the Lee Ming Film Co. (South Korea) and Worldwide Entertainment (USA) with 3-D effects. Directed by Paul Leder and featuring special effects …

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SISTERS (1972) Reviews and overview

Sisters is a 1972 psychological thriller directed by Brian De Palma from a screenplay co-written with Louisa Rose. Also released as Blood Sisters . The movie stars Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning, Bill Finley …

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PSYCHO (1960) Reviews and overview

Psycho is a 1960 American horror-thriller feature film directed by Alfred Hitchcock (Frenzy; The Birds) and starring Anthony Perkins (How Awful About Allan), Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. …

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THE FLY (1986) Reviews and overview

The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Cronenberg. Produced by 20th Century Fox, and Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein), the movie stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz. …

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TENEBRAE (1982) Reviews and overview

Tenebrae – original title: Tenebre – is a 1982 Italian giallo horror thriller film written and directed by Dario Argento (Opera; Phenomena; Suspiria; Deep Red; et al). The movie stars …

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CHRISTINE (1983) Reviews and overview

‘She’s a killer’ Christine is a 1983 American supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter (Halloween; The Fog; The Thing) from a screenplay by Bill Phillips, adapted from the novel of the same name by Stephen …

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THE COLLECTOR (2009) Reviews and overview

The Collector is a 2009 American horror feature film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed by Dunstan (director of The Neighbour; The Collection; writer of Piranha 3DD; Saw 3D: The Final …

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HALLOWEEN (1978) Reviews and overview

‘The trick was to stay alive’ Halloween is a 1978 American slasher horror feature film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis (Prom Night; Terror Train; …

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INSIDE (2007) Reviews and overview

Inside – original title: À l’intérieur – is a 2007 French horror feature film directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Livid; Among the Living; Leatherface) from a screenplay written by the latter. The movie stars Alysson Paradis and Béatrice …

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30 DAYS OF NIGHT (2007) Reviews and overview

‘They’re coming…’ 30 Days of Night is a 2007 American supernatural horror feature film based on the comic book miniseries of the same name. The film was directed by David Slade (Nightmare Cinema; Hannibal TV series) and …

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MANEATER OF HYDRA (1967) reviews and overview

‘Death stalking vegetation devours human blood!’ Maneater of Hydra is a 1967 Spanish-German science-fiction horror feature film co-produced and directed by American expatriate Ernst von Theumer from a screenplay written …

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WISHMASTER (1997) Reviews and overview

Wishmaster is a 1997 American horror feature film directed by Robert Kurtzman. It was executive produced by Wes Craven – the only film of the Wishmaster series with his name attached. The plot of Wishmaster concerns a djinn (evil genie), an omnipotent, supremely …

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BLACK SABBATH (1963) Reviews and overview

Black Sabbath is a 1963 Italian horror film anthology directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday; A Bay of Blood; Lisa and the Devil; Shock). The film comprises three horror stories: “The Wurdulak” (based on the novella The …

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GINGER SNAPS (2000) Reviews and overview

‘Hungry like the wolf.’ Ginger Snaps is a 2000 Canadian werewolf film directed by John Fawcett. The film focuses on two teenage sisters, Ginger and Brigitte Fitzgerald (Katharine Isabelle and Emily Perkins), who have …

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SUSPIRIA (1977) Reviews and overview

Suspiria is a 1977 Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Dario Argento from a screenplay co-written with Daria Nicolodi. It stars Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé and Udo Kier. Suspiria is the first of the trilogy Dario …

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