The Fog – novel by James Herbert

The Fog is a horror novel by English writer James Herbert (The Dark; The Rats), published in 1975 by New English Library (NEL). It is about a deadly fog that drives its victims insane …

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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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Penny dreadful – publication

A penny dreadful (also called penny horrible, penny awful, penny number and penny blood) was a type of British fiction publication in the 19th century that usually featured lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks, …

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Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Pan Book of Horror Stories was a paperback series of short horror story anthologies published by Pan Books Ltd. The series ran to thirty volumes, the first published in …

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DEVIL HUNTER (1980) Reviews and overview

Devil Hunter is a 1980 Spanish/West German horror feature film directed by Jesus Franco [as Clifford Brown]; it has also been released as The Devil Hunter, Chasseurs d’Hommes, Jungfrau under Kannibalen, The Man Hunter, Mandingo …

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Graham Humphreys – artist and designer

Graham Humphreys is a London-based English illustrator and graphic designer creating film posters, magazine illustrations, packaging, DVD inlay and book design. His distinctive rich, colourful style has graced many iconic films, starting with the …

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Vampix – British VHS label

Vampix was a British video label imprint that specialised in horror films. It was a subsidiary of distributor Videomedia. Most Vampix releases were British and European horror films from the 1960s …

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UNHINGED (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Violence beyond reason. Victims beyond help…’ Unhinged is a 1982 American slasher horror feature film produced and directed by Don Gronquist from a screenplay co-written with Reagan Ramsey. The movie …

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FAIR GAME (1986) Reviews and overview

A young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback is in for trouble when she is confronted by three kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing kangaroos, they decide to …

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AXE (1974) Reviews and overview

‘More horrific than Texas Chain Saw Massacre…’ Axe – released theatrically as Lisa, Lisa and also known as California Axe Massacre and The Virgin Slaughter – is a 1974 American horror feature film written and directed …

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Scream! – comic

Scream! was a British weekly comic anthology with a horror theme, running from March 24, 1984 until 30 June 1984, published by IPC Magazines. With a tagline of “not for …

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MADMAN (1981) Reviews and overview

‘They thought they were alone.’ Madman is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed and written by Joe Giannone. The Jensen Farley Pictures production stars Gaylen Ross (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead) under the name …

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NEKROMANTIK (1987) Reviews and overview

Nekromantik – stylized as NEKRomantik – is a 1987 West German horror film directed by Jörg Buttgereit. It was his first feature length film, although he had shot several shorts earlier. The …

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CRITTERS – Film franchise

< div dir=”ltr” style=”text-align: left;”> Critters is a science-fiction horror comedy directed by Stephen Herek (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead) and starring Scott Grimes, Dee Wallace-Stone, Don …

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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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The Spawn of Scanners – article

At the time of Scanners‘ release, the horror film was enjoying – arguably – its final great era. The post-Star Wars sci-fi boom had abated (primarily because low budget film-makers …

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