PIECES (1982) Reviews and overview

‘If you think you’re safe on campus – you’re dead wrong!’ Pieces – original title: Mil gritos tiene la noche (translation: “A Thousand Cries in the Night”) – is a 1982 slasher horror feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker Juan Piquer Simon (Slugs: The …

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BASKET CASE 2 (1990) Reviews and overview

‘This time he’s not alone.’ Basket Case 2 is a 1990 American comedy horror film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter (Bad Biology; Frankenhooker; Brain Damage). The Shapiro Glickenhaus Entertainment production stars Kevin Van Hentenryck, Annie …

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HOUSE aka HAUSU (1977) Reviews and overview

House – original title: ハウス Hausu – is a 1977 Japanese horror film directed and produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi. The movie stars mostly amateur actors with only Kimiko Ikegami and Yōko Minamida having any notable previous acting experience. Plot: A schoolgirl traveling with …

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ZOMBIE 3 (1988) Reviews and overview

Zombie 3 is a 1988 Italian science-fiction horror film about a deadly virus that is unleashed on a small island. A terrorist’s body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated …

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THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX (2018) Reviews and overview

‘The future unleashed every thing’ The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, written by Oren Uziel and Doug Jung, and produced by J. J. Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions. It …

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ELDER ISLAND (2016) Reviews and overview

‘Some men are so evil… even death rejects them.’ Elder Island is a 2016 survival horror film co-produced and directed by Darrin James from a screenplay co-written with Fabricio Cerioni. It …

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THE RAKING (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Stay in the light’ The Raking is a 2017 American supernatural horror feature film starring and directed by Bryan Brewer (The Wake) from a screenplay co-written with Laura Greenman Heine. It stars also Cree …

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BLACULA (1972) Reviews and overview

‘Bloodsucker! Deadlier than Dracula!’ Blacula is a 1972 American horror feature film produced by American International Pictures (AIP). It was directed by William Crain and stars William Marshall in the title role. Blacula was released to …

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KURONEKO (1968) Reviews and overview

Kuroneko – 藪の中の黒猫 Yabu no Naka no Kuroneko – is a 1968 Japanese horror film directed by Kaneto Shindo. The English title translates as “Black Cat”. (The Japanese title translates as “Black cat in a …

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FEED THE LIGHT (2014) Reviews and overview

‘Protect your eyes… it gets inside your head’ Feed the Light – original title: Lokalvårdaren [“Local Nurse”] – is a 2014 Swedish avant-garde horror film co-written, produced and directed by Henrik Möller. It …

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THE VISITOR (1978) Reviews and overview

‘They know we are here.’ The Visitor – aka Stridulum – is a 1978 Italian/American science fiction horror film directed by Giulio Paradisi (Michael J. Paradise) from a screenplay by Luciano Comici …

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MADHOUSE (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Many people visit, few ever leave the…’ Madhouse – aka There Was a Little Girl – is a 1981 Italian horror feature film produced and directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis (The …

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PYEWACKET (2016) Reviews and overview

‘Be careful what you wish for. Someone might be listening.’ Pyewacket is a 2016 Canadian horror feature film written and directed by Adam MacDonald (Backcountry). It stars Laurie Holden, Nicole Muñoz and Chloe …

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GETTING SCHOOLED (2016) Overview

‘Today’s lesson, survive!’ Getting Schooled is a 2016 American comedy horror film directed by Chuck Norfolk (Haunted Trailer) from a screenplay co-written with Steven Scott Norfolk and Tim Norfolk. It stars Mayra …

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THE GHOUL (2016) Reviews and overview

‘I know its name’ The Ghoul is a British psychological thriller written and directed by former actor (Sightseers) Gareth Tunley. The movie stars Alice Lowe (Prevenge; The World’s End; Sightseers), Tom Meeten …

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BLACKENSTEIN (1973) Reviews and overview

‘To stop this mutha takes one bad brutha’ Blackenstein, also known as Black Frankenstein, is a 1973 American blaxploitation horror feature film directed by William A. Levey (Wham! Bam! Thank …

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THE OTHER HELL (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Say your prayers’ The Other Hell is a 1980 (released 1981) Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Bruno Mattei [as Stefan Oblowsky] (Snuff Trap; Cruel Jaws; Hell of the Living Dead) from …

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ESCAPES (1986) Reviews and overview

‘Join Vincent Price on a suspense-filled journey to the supernatural!’ Escapes is a 1986 American fantasy horror feature film made for TV. It was written, produced and directed by David Steensland. The …

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KILLBILLIES (2015) Reviews and overview

‘The hills are alive with the sound of… slaughter!’ Killbillies – original title: Idila (“Idyll”) – is a 2015 Slovenian horror feature film written and directed by Tomaz Gorkic (The Curse of …

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70s Monster Memories – book

70s Monster Memories is a 2015 British book from the writers of We Belong Dead magazine. The 400 page full colour soft back book contains over seventy chapters covering nearly every aspect of 1970s horror …

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CATHY’S CURSE (1977) Reviews and overview

Cathy’s Curse – aka Cauchemars – is a 1977 French-Canadian supernatural horror film directed by Eddy Matalon from a screenplay co-written with Myra Clément and assistant director Alain Sens-Cazenave. The movie stars Alan Scarfe, Beverly …

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TALE OF TALES (2015) Reviews and overview

‘A feast for the imagination’ Tale of Tales – aka Il racconto dei racconti – is a 2015 English-language Italian-French-British dark fantasy film, directed by Matteo Garrone, starring Salma Hayek (From Dusk …

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RUPTURE (2016) Reviews and overview

Rupture is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction thriller feature film directed by Steven Shainberg from a screenplay co-written with Brian Nelson (Hard Candy). The movie stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Chiklis, Kerri Bishé, Ari Millen, Lesley …

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HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS’ BLOODMANIA (2017) Reviews and overview

BloodMania is a four-piece anthology that dips into the deranged and demented world of the grisly and distorted. Without much storyline to any of the shorts, we are first treated to a young man holding a woman hostage before going on the run. Needless to say, it gets bloody quite quickly and there is more than enough squeamish gore to entice the true horror fanatic into watching this craziness.

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Last Shift – USA, 2014

‘Fear the ones left behind.’ Last Shift is a 2014 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Anthony DiBlasi (Dread; Cassadaga; Most Likely to Die) from a screenplay co-written with …

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THROWBACK (2014) Reviews and overview

‘Terror had devolved’ Throwback is a 2014 Australian bigfoot horror film directed by Travis Bain and starring Shawn Brack, Anthony Ring, and Melanie Serafin. Plot: Two modern-day treasure hunters go searching for …

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BASKIN (2015) Reviews and worth watching

‘Enter a world of suffering and madness’ Baskin is a 2015 Turkish horror feature film directed by Can Evrenol (Housewife; Turn Your Bloody Phone Off) from a screenplay co-written with Ogulcan Eren …

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MurderLust – USA, 1985

‘He’s lusting for the kill’ MurderLust – aka Murderlust and Mass Murder – is a 1985 American horror thriller feature film directed by Donald Jones (Project Nightmare; Housewife from Hell) from a …

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