SHARP TEETH (2006) Reviews and overview

‘Terror lies just below the surface…’ Sharp Teeth is a 2006 Canadian horror comedy written and directed by Christine Whitlock. It stars Kerry Corrigan, Trevor Crane and Strath Crawford. Toxic heavy water from a …

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RAMPAGE (1986) Video game

Rampage is a 1986 arcade game created by Bally Midway. Players take control of gigantic monsters trying to survive against onslaughts of military forces. Each round is completed when a particular city is completely …

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CANNIBAL GIRLS (1972) Reviews and overview

‘These girls do exactly what you think they do!’ Cannibal Girls is a 1972 Canadian black comedy horror film directed by Czechoslovakian-born Ivan Reitman (producer of Shivers, Rabid, director of Ghostbusters, 1984) from a screenplay by Robert …

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VIDEODROME (1983) Reviews and overview

Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers), starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and singer Deborah Harry. Plot: Toronto, the early 1980s: Max Renn (James Woods) the CEO of a …

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THE BODY BENEATH (1969) Reviews and overview

‘Sexually rampant ghouls, depraved souls… and blood-red roses!’ The Body Beneath is a 1969 horror feature film written and directed by American auteur Andy Milligan (The Ghastly Ones; Bloodthirsty Butchers; Blood). The …

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DEATH SHIP (1980) Reviews and overview

Death Ship is a 1980 Canadian-British horror feature film directed by Alvin Rakoff from a screenplay by John Robins. The movie stars George Kennedy, Richard Crenna (The Evil), Sally Ann Howes and …

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DERANGED (1974) Reviews and overview

Deranged is a 1974 Canadian-American horror feature film written and directed by Alan Ormsby (Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things) and Jeff Gillen. It was produced by Bob Clark (Black Christmas; Murder …

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Vampix – British VHS label

Vampix was a British video label imprint that specialised in horror films. It was a subsidiary of distributor Videomedia. Most Vampix releases were British and European horror films from the 1960s …

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PONTYPOOL (2008) Reviews and overview

‘Shut up or die!’ Pontypool is a 2008 Canadian horror film directed by Bruce McDonald (Dreamland; Hellions; My Babysitter’s a Vampire series) from a screenplay written by Tony Burgess (Septic …

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THE BROOD (1979) Reviews and overview

The Brood is a 1979 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers; Dead Ringers; The Fly). The movie stars Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar (Curtains; Demonoid) and Art Hindle (The Void). Psychotherapist …

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Books

The following books on cult, horror and sci-fi cinema are available for offline reading: A | B | C | D | E  | F | G | H | …

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SPLICE (2009) Reviews and overview

‘She’s not human… Not entirely.’ Splice is a 2009 science fiction horror feature film directed by Vincenzo Natali  from a screenplay co-written with Antoinette Terry Bryant and Doug Taylor. The …

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THE VULTURE (1967) Reviews and overview

‘Talons of terror!’ The Vulture is a 1967 British-Canadian-American science fiction horror feature film written, produced and directed by Lawrence Huntington, the veteran’s final film before his death in 1968 (although his screenplay for The …

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THE NIGHT VISITOR (1971) Reviews and overview

The Night Visitor is a 1971 Swedish-American psychological horror thriller feature film directed by Laslo Benedek. The movie stars Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard, Per Oscarsson, Rupert Davies and Andrew Keir (Quatermass and …

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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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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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Monster Mash – song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

Monster Mash is a 1962 novelty song and the best-known song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett. The song was released as a single on Gary S. Paxton’s Garpax Records label in August 1962 along with a full-length LP called The Original Monster Mash, …

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THE THING (2011) Reviews and overview

‘Mankind’s greatest discovery could be its last’ The Thing is a 2011 American-Canadian science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. from a screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. It …

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