THE UNSEEN (1980) Reviews and overview

The Unseen is a 1980 American horror film directed by Danny Steinmann [as Peter Foleg] from an [uncredited] screenplay by Michael L. Grace. Director Steinmann, who later directed gory movies Savage Streets and Friday …

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ISLAND CLAWS (1980) Reviews and overview

‘A terrifying creation of the nuclear age!’ Island Claws – aka Giant Claws – is a 1980 American horror feature film directed by Herman Cardenas and starring Robert Lansing (4D Man; Empire of the …

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BURIED ALIVE (1989) Reviews and overview

‘The dead return!’ Buried Alive – aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Buried Alive – is a 1989 American-South African horror film, directed by Gérard Kikoïne (Edge of Sanity) from a screenplay by Jake Chesi …

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INFERNO (1980) Reviews and overview

Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror film written and directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Sacha Pitoeff, Daria Nicolodi, Alida Valli and …

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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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SNOWBEAST (1977) Reviews and overview

Snowbeast aka Snow Beast is a 1977 American made-for-TV horror film directed by Herb Wallerstein, a veteran of many television shows such as I Dream of Jeannie, Star Trek and The Six Million Dollar Man. …

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GIANTS (2008) Overview

GiAnts is a 2008 American science-fiction action horror feature film about a worldwide attack by giants ants. Directed by David Huey [as Carribou Seto] (Carnival Evil; Hyper Space) from a …

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Attack of the Rats! – article

Some animals are guaranteed to inspire feelings of disgust and fear in cinema audiences, and none more so than the humble rat. While a few people keep rats as pets, …

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Peter Tremayne – author

Peter Berresford Ellis (born 10 March 1943 in Coventry) is a historian, literary biographer, and novelist who has published over ninety books to date either under his own name or …

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THE NEST (1987) Reviews and overview

‘Roaches have never tasted meat… until now.’ The Nest is a 1987 American science-fiction horror film directed by Terence H. Winkless (Not of This Earth [1995]; Twice as Dead), from …

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GODZILLA (1978 – 1981) Animated TV series

Godzilla is a 30-minute animated series co-produced between Hanna-Barbera Productions and Toho in 1978 and aired on NBC in the United States and TV Tokyo in Japan. The series is an animated adaptation of the Japanese Godzilla films produced by Toho. It continued to air until 1981. Derided by many aficionados …

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THE ABCs OF DEATH (2012) Reviews and overview

The ABCs of Death is a 2012 American anthology horror film produced by Ant Timpson (Fangoria) and Tim League. It contains twenty-six different shorts, each by different directors spanning fifteen countries. The directors were …

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TARANTULA (1955) Reviews and overview

‘Giant spider strikes! Crawling terror 100 feet high!’ Tarantula is a 1955 American science-fiction horror film directed by Jack Arnold (The Incredible Shrinking Man; Creature from the Black Lagoon; It Came from …

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