THE ADDAMS FAMILY (1991) Reviews and overview

The Addams Family is a 1991 American horror comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Plot: Gomez Addams (Raúl Juliá) laments the 25-year absence of his …

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ANTHROPOPHAGOUS (1980) Reviews and overview

Antropophagus, released in Britain as Anthropophagous: The Beast and in the US as Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Joe D’Amato and co-written by D’Amato and George Eastman (under his real name, Luigi Montefiori), who also starred …

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GODZILLA (1954) Overview

Godzilla (ゴジラ Gojira) is a 1954 Japanese science fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Ishirō Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya. Main cast: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kōchi, Akihiko Hirata and Takashi Shimura. The plot tells the story of Godzilla, a giant …

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DARK SHADOWS (2012) Overview

Dark Shadows is a 2012 American comedy horror feature film based on the 1966–1971 gothic horror soap opera of the same name. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, …

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THE INNKEEPERS (2011) Reviews and overview

The Innkeepers is a 2011 American supernatural horror feature film written, directed, and edited by Ti West (The House of the Devil), starring Kelly McGillis, Pat Healy and Sara Paxton. Plot: Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke …

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TENEBRAE (1982) Reviews and overview

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

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CLOVERFIELD (2008) Reviews and overview

Cloverfield is a 2008 American found-footage style monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an official title, the film was marketed as 1-18-08. The film follows six …

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INCUBUS (1965) Reviews and overview

Incubus is a 1966 American horror film filmed entirely in the constructed language, Esperanto. The film was written and directed by Leslie Stevens, creator of The Outer Limits, and stars William Shatner (The Devil’s Rain; Kingdom of the Spiders; …

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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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PULSE (2006) Reviews and overview

Pulse is an 2006 American horror film and remake of the Japanese horror film, Kairo; Pulse was written by Wes Craven and Ray Wright, and directed by Jim Sonzero. The film stars Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Christina Milian and Brad Dourif. Plot: When …

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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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RESIDENT EVIL (2002) Reviews and overview

‘Survive the horror’ Resident Evil is a 2002 French-German-British-American action horror feature film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson (Monster Hunter; AVP: Alien vs. Predator; Event Horizon; Mortal …

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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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WINDOWS (1980) Reviews and overview

Windows is a 1980 American psycho thriller film starring Talia Shire (Prophecy), Joseph Cortese and Elizabeth Ashley, directed by cinematographer Gordon Willis (The Godfather and sequel) from a screenplay by Barry Siegel. The soundtrack score was composed by Ennio Morricone. …

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THIRST (2009) Reviews and overview

Thirst – original title: 박쥐; Bakjwi; “Bat”- is a 2009 South Korean horror feature film, written, produced and directed by Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden; Stoker; Oldboy). It is loosely based …

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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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CARRIE (1976) Reviews and overview

Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Brian DePalma (Sisters; The Fury; Dressed to Kill) from a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. It stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Amy Irving. It was the …

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THE WOMAN IN BLACK (2012) Reviews and overview

‘What did they see?’ The Woman in Black is a 2012 supernatural horror feature film directed by James Watkins from a screenplay by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill’s novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer …

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VENOM (2005) Reviews and overview

Venom is a 2005 American voodoo horror feature film starring Agnes Bruckner, Jonathan Jackson, Laura Ramsey, Meagan Good, D.J. Cotrona and Method Man. The film marks the re-teaming of Kevin Williamson, …

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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 – original title: I tre volti della paura “The Three Faces of Fear” – is a 1963 Italian horror film anthology directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday; Lisa and the Devil; Shock). The film comprises …

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SYNGENOR (1990) Reviews and overview

‘Product of science… nightmare from Hell!’ Syngenor is a 1990 action horror/science fiction movie directed by George Elanjian Jr. from a screenplay by Brent V. Friedman (Necronomicon; Ticks; Evil Altar) and a story by Michael Carmody. The …

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PSYCHOSIS (2010) Overview

Psychosis is a 2010 British horror film written and directed by Reg Traviss from a story by Michael Armstrong. It’s a loose remake of the “Dreamhouse” episode (which was originally a short film) …

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EDEN LOG (2007) Reviews and overview

Eden Log is a 2007 science fiction horror feature film directed and co-written by Franck Vestiel. The film is shot with only hand-held cameras in underground locations 60 feet (18 m) below the surface, as well …

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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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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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BLOOD AND BLACK LACE (1964) Reviews and overview

‘A fashion house of glamorous models… becomes a terror house of blood!!’ Blood and Black Lace – original title: Sei donne per l’assassino; “Six Women for the Murderer” – is a 1964 Italian/French/West German …

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THE HAUNTED CASTLE (1896) Reviews and overview

The Haunted Castle  (French: Le manoir du diable which means “The Manor of the Devil”) is a 1896 three-minute-long French supernatural film by Georges Méliès. The film contained many traditional pantomime elements and was intentionally meant to amuse …

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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. Progressive rock band Goblin performed the film’s score. It …

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BOARDINGHOUSE (1982) Reviews and overview

BoardingHouse – also known as Boarding House, Housegeist and Bad Force – is a 1982 American horror feature film written, directed and starring John Wintergate. It also stars Hank Adly, Kalassu and Alexandra Day. On September 18, 1972, the Hoffman …

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OPEN WATER (2003) Reviews and overview

‘Who will save you?’ Open Water is a 2003 American survival horror feature film written and directed by Chris Kentis. The Plunge Pictures production stars Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis and …

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THE HIVE (2008) Reviews and overview

The Hive is a 2008 science fiction made-for-television feature film directed by Peter Manus from a screenplay written by T.S. Cook. The movie stars Tom Wopat, Kal Weber and Mark …

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THE HAUNTING (1963) Reviews and overview

The Haunting is a 1963 British psychological horror feature film directed by American Robert Wise (Audrey Rose) and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (We Have Always Lived …

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ORPHAN (2009) Reviews and overview

‘Can you keep a secret?’ Orphan is a 2009 psychological thriller and horror feature film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (The Shallows; Non-Stop; House of Wax) from a screenplay by David …

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