Orphan – USA, 2009 – reviews

Orphan is a 2009 psychological thriller and horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay by David Leslie Johnson (The Conjuring 2 and 3; The Walking Dead; Red Riding Hood), starring Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard. The …

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The Strangers – USA, 2007 – reviews

‘Because you were home.’ The Strangers is a 2007 American home invasion horror feature film written and directed by Bryan Bertino (director of The Monster and Mockingbird; co-producer of He’s Out …

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Body Snatchers – USA, 1993 – reviews

Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film and loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Wirth, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker. This …

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Jaws – USA, 1975 – reviews

Jaws is a 1975 American horror thriller feature film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name. The prototypical summer, blockbuster its release is regarded as a watershed moment …

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Invitation Only – Taiwan, 2009 – reviews

Invitation Only (絕命派對 or Jue ming pai dui) is a Taiwanese horror film directed by Kevin Ko and released in April 2009. The film was billed as “Taiwan’s First-Ever Slasher Horror”. Wade Chen, who works …

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Saw VI – USA, 2009 – reviews

‘Trust in him’ Saw Ⅵ is a 2009 American horror feature film directed by Kevin Greutert from a screenplay written by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. The movie stars Tobin …

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The Exorcist – film, USA, 1973 – reviews

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror feature film directed by William Friedkin (The Guardian), adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism case of Roland …

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Ravenous – UK, 1999 – reviews

‘Get a taste for terror’ Ravenous is a 1999 horror feature film directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette and Jeffrey Jones. The plot revolves around cannibalism in …

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Dead Men Walk – USA, 1943 – reviews

Dead Men Walk is a 1943 American horror feature film directed by Sam Newfield from a story and screenplay by Fred Myton. It was produced by Sigmund Neufeld for Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC). The movie stars George Zucco, …

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Quarantine – USA, 2008 – reviews

Quarantine is a 2008 American science fiction horror feature film directed by John Erick Dowdle and starring Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short, Steve Harris, Rade Šerbedžija, Greg Germann, Bernard …

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Friday the 13th – USA, 1980 – reviews

‘On Friday the 13th, they began to die horribly, one… by one.’ Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher horror feature film directed by Sean S. Cunningham (Trapped Ashes; DeepStar Six; Case of the …

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Uzumaki aka Spiral – Japan, 2000 – reviews

Uzumaki (うずまき, “Spiral”) is a 2000 Japanese horror feature film directed by Higuchinsky based on Junji Ito’s episodic manga of the same name. The plot concerns a town plagued with malevolent spirals. This abstract concept manifests …

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Unknown Island – USA, 1948 – reviews

Unknown Island is a 1948 adventure monster movie directed by Jack Bernhard and released by Film Classics, Inc. The film features monsters such as dinosaurs and a giant sloth and stars Virginia Grey, Phillip Reed, Richard …

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The She-Creature – USA, 1956 – reviews

‘It can and did happen! Based on authentic facts you’ve been reading about!’ The She-Creature – also known as The She Creature – is a 1956 American supernatural horror feature film produced …

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Creep – UK, 2004 – reviews

Creep is a 2004 British horror feature film directed by Christopher Smith (Triangle). Plot: London. Midnight. Unable to find a taxi, model-agency booker Kate (Franka Potente) heads underground. Waiting for …

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Amusement – USA, 2008 – reviews

Amusement is an American 2008 anthology horror feature film directed by John Simpson and starring Katheryn Winnick, Laura Breckenridge and Jessica Lucas. The film went direct-to-video in January 2009. During the opening credits, pictures of three girls when they …

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Beyond Re-Animator – USA, 2003 – reviews

Beyond Re-Animator is a 2003 Spanish horror film directed by Brian Yuzna from a screenplay co-written [uncredited] with José Manuel Gómez. It is the second sequel to Re-Animator. It stars Jeffrey Combs, Jason Barry, Simón Andreu (The Blood …

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Thirst – Australia, 1979 – reviews

‘A conspiracy of terror with only one desire.’ Thirst is a 1979 Australian horror feature film directed by Rod Hardy. It has been described as a blend of vampire and science fiction genres, …

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