NECRONOMICON (1993) Reviews and overview

Necronomicon is a 1993 American-French anthology horror film. It was directed by Brian Yuzna, Christophe Gans and Shusuke Kaneko from a screenplay by Brent V. Friedman, Christophe Gans, Kazunori Itō and Brian …

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TOOLBOX MURDERS (2004) Reviews and overview

Toolbox Murders is a 2004 American supernatural horror film directed by Tobe Hooper (Lifeforce; Salem’s Lot; The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) from a screenplay by Jace Anderson and Adam Gierasch. It is a very loose remake …

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The Shrine – Canada, 2010 – reviews

‘Once you find it. They won’t let you leave.’ The Shrine is a 2010 Canadian supernatural horror film directed by Jon Knautz (Goddess of Love; Girl House; Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer) …

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1922 (2017) Reviews and overview

1922 is a 2017 American horror feature film written and directed by Zak Hilditch for Netflix, based on the 2010 Stephen King novella of the same title. The movie stars …

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In Search of Lovecraft – USA, 2008

In Search of Lovecraft is a 2008 American supernatural horror feature film written and directed by David J. Hohl (Demon Plague). The movie stars Denise Amrikhas, Tytus Bergstrom, Jeff De Lucio-Brock, Larry …

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IT (2017) Reviews and overview

‘You’ll float too’ IT aka Stephen King’s IT – is a 2017 American horror feature film directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama) from a screenplay by Cary Joji Fukunaga, Chase Palmer and Gary Dauberman (IT: …

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Mire Beasts – Doctor Who monsters

The Mire Beasts, tentacled octopoid monstrosities tucked away in Episode One (“The Executioners”) and Episode Two (“The Death of Time”) of the 1965 Doctor Who story The Chase, are among …

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Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated – TV series

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated – also known as Mystery Incorporated or Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc. – is the eleventh incarnation of Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby-Doo animated series, and the first incarnation not to be first-run on Saturday mornings. The series is produced by Warner …

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H. R. Giger – artist

Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger (born 5 February 1940, died 12 May 2014) was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, and set designer. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement for …

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Re-Animator – USA, 1985 – reviews

Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror feature film based on the H. P. Lovecraft story “Herbert West–Reanimator.” Directed by Stuart Gordon, it was the first film in the …

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THE DUNWICH HORROR (1969) Reviews and overview

The Dunwich Horror is a 1969 (released 1970) horror film produced by American International Pictures, directed by executive producer Roger Corman’s former art director Daniel Haller (Die, Monster, Die!). The film was based …

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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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The Haunted Palace – USA, 1963 – reviews

‘What was the hideous thing in the PIT that wanted women?’ The Haunted Palace is a 1963 horror American film released by American International Pictures (AIP), starring Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., and Debra Paget in a story …

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Basil Kirchin – composer

In England, jazz drummer Basil Kirchin had established himself as a reliable hand to bandleaders such as Ted Heath, belting out resolutely British jazz stylings to 1950s ‘cats’. Although his …

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