LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (2008) Reviews and overview

Let the Right One In (Swedish: Låt den rätte komma in) is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. Based on the 2004 novel of the same title by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the …

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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 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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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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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 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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BODY SNATCHERS (1993) Reviews and overview

Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film and loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Wirth, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker. This …

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INVITATION ONLY (2009) Reviews and overview

Invitation Only (絕命派對 or Jue ming pai dui) is a Taiwanese horror film directed by Kevin Ko and released in April 2009. The film was billed as “Taiwan’s First-Ever Slasher Horror”. Plot: Wade Chen, who …

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SAW VI (2009) Reviews and overview

‘Trust in him’ Saw Ⅵ is a 2009 American horror feature film directed by Kevin Greutert from a screenplay written by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. The movie stars Tobin …

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RAVENOUS (1999) Reviews and overview

‘Get a taste for terror’ Ravenous is a 1999 American horror film directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette and Jeffrey Jones. The plot revolves around cannibalism in …

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QUARANTINE (2008) Overview

Quarantine is a 2008 American science fiction horror feature film directed by John Erick Dowdle and starring Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short, Steve Harris, Rade Šerbedžija, Greg Germann, Bernard …

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UZUMAKI aka SPIRAL (2000) Reviews and overview

Uzumaki (うずまき, “Spiral”) is a 2000 Japanese horror feature film directed by Higuchinsky based on Junji Ito’s episodic manga of the same name. The plot concerns a town plagued with malevolent spirals. This abstract concept manifests …

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UNKNOWN ISLAND (1948) Reviews and overview

Unknown Island is a 1948 adventure monster movie directed by Jack Bernhard and released by Film Classics, Inc. The film features monsters such as dinosaurs and a giant sloth and stars Virginia Grey, Phillip Reed, Richard …

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CREEP (2004) Reviews and overview

Creep is a 2004 British-German horror film written and directed by Christopher Smith (The Banishing; Triangle; Severance). The movie stars Franka Potente and Sean Harris. Plot: London. Midnight. Unable to …

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AMUSEMENT (2008) Reviews and overview

Amusement is an American 2008 anthology horror feature film directed by John Simpson and starring Katheryn Winnick, Laura Breckenridge and Jessica Lucas. The film went direct-to-video in January 2009. During the opening credits, pictures of three girls when they …

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THIRST (1979) Reviews and overview

‘A conspiracy of terror with only one desire.’ Thirst is a 1979 Australian horror feature film directed by Rod Hardy. It has been described as a blend of vampire and science fiction genres, …

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