Books

The following books on cult, horror and sci-fi cinema are available for offline reading: A | B | C | D | E  | F | G | H | …

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Donald Pleasence – actor

Donald Pleasence (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an iconic English film, television, and stage actor. His most notable film roles include Michael Myers-obsessed psychiatrist Doctor Sam Loomis in the Halloween series and the …

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MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN (1994) Reviews and overview

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh himself. It also stars Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian Holm, John Cleese (Monty Python), Aidan Quinn and Richard Briers. Produced on a …

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THE MUMMY (1959) Reviews and overview

‘Its evil look brings madness! Its evil spell enslaves! Its evil touch kills kills kills!’ The Mummy is a 1959 British horror film directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher …

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CORRUPTION (1967) Reviews and overview

Corruption is a 1967 British science fiction horror feature film directed by Robert Hartford-Davis from a screenplay by Derek Ford (Don’t Open Till Christmas, The Urge to Kill) and Donald Ford. It …

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THE SKULL (1965) Reviews and overview

The Skull is a 1965 British Amicus Productions horror film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay written by Milton Subotsky, adapted from The Skull of the Marquis de Sade, a short …

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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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HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR (1980) TV series

Hammer House of Horror is a British television series, made in 1980. An anthology series created by Hammer Films in association with Cinema Arts International and ITC Entertainment, it consisted of thirteen 50-minute episodes, …

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THE GORGON (1964) Reviews and overview

The Gorgon is a 1964 British supernatural horror film directed by Terence Fisher from a screenplay by John Gilling (director of Night Caller from Outer Space, The Reptile, The Plague of the Zombies). It stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Richard …

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Peter Saxon – author

Peter Saxon was a house pseudonym used by various writers in the 1960s and early 70s. ‘Saxon’ wrote several paperback horror novels, including the ‘Guardians’ series, in which a group …

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