MURDER BY DECREE (1978) Reviews and overview

‘1888: Jack the Ripper stalks the streets of London…’ Murder by Decree is a 1978 Canadian-British horror feature film about Sherlock Holmes investigating the true-life Jack the Ripper murders. Co-produced …

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LIZZIE (2018) Reviews and overview

‘The legend of Lizzie Borden’ Lizzie is a 2018 American biographical thriller feature film directed by Craig William Macneill (Channel Zero: Candle Cove; The Boy) from a screenplay written by Bryce Kass. The plot is based on …

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JOEL (2018) Reviews and overview

‘New York’s most notorious serial killer’ Joel is a 2018 American true-crime horror thriller feature film written, edited and directed by John R. Hand (Forest of the Vampire; The Synthetic …

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Cabin 28 (2017) reviews and overview

‘Don’t bother locking the door. They’re already inside.’ Cabin 28 is a 2017 British horror feature film produced and directed by prolific Andrew Jones (Werewolves of the Third Reich; The …

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Del Playa – USA, 2015 – overview

‘Some monsters aren’t born. They’re created.’ Del Playa is a 2015 American horror thriller feature film written and directed by Shaun Hart. Devon Barnes, Ryan Ochoa and Brett Johnson star. Matthew (Alan …

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Rillington Place – TV mini-series (2016)

Rillington Place is a 2016 British three-part BBC television mini-series about John Christie, the necrophile serial killer who murdered eight women and stowed their bodies behind the walls, under the floor, …

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Alleluia – Belgium, 2014 – reviews

Alleluia is a 2014 Belgian-French psychological thriller directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire; Vinyan) from a screenplay co-written with Vincent Tavier. It stars Laurent Lucas, Lola Duenas and Helena Noguerra. Plot: …

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Capote – USA, 2005 – reviews

Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote, following the events during the writing of Capote’s non-fiction book In Cold Blood about the inexplicable murders of a Kansas family in 1959. The film was based on Gerald Clarke’s biography Capote and …

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Devil’s Knot – USA, 2013

Devil’s Knot is a 2013 biographical crime-drama thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan. The film is based on a true story as told in Mara Leveritt’s 2002 book of the same name, concerning three teenagers known as …

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