PURANA MANDIR (1984) Reviews and overview

Purana Mandir (Hindi: “Old Temple”) is a 1984 Indian Bollywood horror film, produced and directed by the Ramsay brothers, Tulsi and Shyam from a screenplay by Kumar Ramsay. It stars Aarti Gupta, Mohnish Bahl and …

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THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN (1979) Reviews and overview

The Psychotronic Man (aka The Psycho-Tronic Man) is a 1979 low budget science fiction cult film that opened in Chicago April 23, 1980 at the Carnegie Theatre. It was directed by Jack M. Sell and written, produced and starred Peter …

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BLOOD STAINED SHOES (2012) Overview

Blood Stained Shoes – aka Xiu Hua Xie – is a 2012 Chinese horror feature film directed by Raymond Yip [Wai Man Yip] (Phantom of the Theatre; The House That Never Does; …

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V/H/S (2012) Reviews and overview

V/H/S is a 2012 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage shorts written and directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next), David Bruckner (The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes), Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, …

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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 WOODS (2006) Reviews and overview

The Woods is a 2006 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Lucky McKee from a screenplay by David Ross. The movie stars Agnes Bruckner, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel Nichols, Kathleen Mackey and Bruce Campbell. Plot: In 1965, after starting a fire …

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THE DEVIL INSIDE (2012) Reviews and overview

The Devil Inside is a 2012 American supernatural horror feature film directed by William Brent Bell (The Boy; Wer; Stay Alive) from a screenplay co-written with Matthew Peterman. It was produced by Peterman and Morris Paulson. …

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AIRBORNE (2012) Reviews and overview

‘Come die with me’ Airborne is a 2012 British horror thriller feature film written by Paul Chronnell and directed by Dominic Burns who describes it as a tongue-in-cheek film in …

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INNER SENSES (2002) Reviews and overview

Inner Senses is a 2002 Hong Kong psychological horror film directed by Law Chi-leung and starring Leslie Cheung and Karena Lam. The film explores themes on hallucination, clinical depression, psychological trauma and suicide. It is also …

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ONIBABA (1964) Reviews and overview

Onibaba – 鬼婆, literally: ‘Demon Hag’ –  is a 1964 Japanese horror film based on a Buddhist parable. Directed by Kaneto Shindo, the film is set in rural Japan in the fourteenth century and features Nobuko …

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FACES OF DEATH (1978) Reviews and overview

Faces of Death is a 1978 mondo ‘shockumentary’ feature film which guides viewers through explicit scenes depicting a variety of ways to die and violent acts.  Although several of the “human death” …

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ZONTAR: THE THING FROM VENUS (1966) Overview and reviews

Zontar: The Thing from Venus also known as Zontar: Invader from Venus is a 1966, made for television, science fiction film, directed by Larry Buchanan and based on the teleplay by Hillman Taylor and Buchanan. It is a remake of Roger Corman’s It …

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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (2007) Overview

Paranormal Activity is a 2007 American supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Oren Peli. Originally developed as an independent feature and given film festival screenings in 2007, the film was acquired by Paramount Pictures and modified, …

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BLOOD OF THE VIRGINS (1967) Reviews and overview

Blood of the Virgins – original title: Sangre de vírgenes – is a 1967 Argentinian gothic horror film about vampirism directed by Emilio Vieyra (The Curious Doctor Humpp). The movie stars Ricardo Bauleo, Susana Beltrán, Gloria Prat and Walter Kliche. …

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INSIDIOUS (2011) Reviews and overview

Insidious is a 2011 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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LES DIABOLIQUES aka DIABOLIQUE (1955) Overview

Les Diaboliques, released as Diabolique in the United States and The Fiends in the UK, is a 1955 French psychological thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot and Paul Meurisse. It is based on the novel Celle qui …

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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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CASSADAGA (2011) Reviews and worth watching

Cassadaga is a 2011 American supernatural serial killer horror feature film directed by Anthony DiBlasi (Extremity; Last Shift; Most Likely to Die) from a screenplay is the feature-length debut for co-writers …

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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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PIRANHACONDA (2012) Reviews and overview

Piranhaconda is a 2012 American science fiction horror film directed by Jim Wynorski, produced by Roger Corman and starring Michael Madsen, Rib Hillis, Rachel Hunter and Terri Ivens. A hybrid creature – half piranha, half anaconda attacks a movie crew on …

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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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PARANORMAL ENTITY (2009) Reviews and overview

Paranormal Entity is a 2009 American supernatural horror film written, directed by and starring Shane Van Dyke and produced by The Asylum. The film was followed by a loose sequel. 8213: Gacy House (aka Paranormal Entity 2). A notice …

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SCREAM (1996) Reviews and overview

‘Don’t answer the phone. Don’t open the door. Don’t try to escape.’ Scream is a 1996 American slasher horror feature film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The movie stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, …

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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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