The Invisible Ray – USA, 1936 – overview

‘Beware the Luminous Man!’ The Invisible Ray is a 1936 Universal Pictures American science fiction film starring Boris Karloff (billed merely as “Karloff”) and Bela Lugosi. A visionary doctor, Doctor Janos Rukh …

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Pitch Black – USA, 2000 – reviews

Pitch Black (known as The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black in later home media releases) is a 2000 science fiction thriller feature film directed by David Twohy. The film stars Vin Diesel, …

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The Howling: Reborn – USA, 2011 – reviews

The Howling: Reborn is a 2011 American werewolf-themed horror film written and directed by Joe Nimziki and released direct-to-video on 18 October 2011. The film stars Ivana Milicevic, Lindsey Shaw and Landon Liboiron. Kathryn is attacked by …

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Salem’s Lot (1979) reviews and overview

Salem’s Lot is a 1979 American television adaptation of the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It was directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre; The Funhouse; Poltergeist) and stars David Soul, James Mason, and Reggie Nalder. It …

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Brain Dead – USA, 2007 – reviews

‘A mind is a terrible thing to taste…’ Brain Dead is a 2007 American comedy horror gore film directed by Kevin S. Tenney (Witchtrap; Witchboard, Night of the Demons) from a screenplay by …

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ParaNormaN – USA, 2012 – reviews

ParaNormaN is a 2012 3D stop-motion animated horror film produced by Laika, distributed by Focus Features. It was the first stop-motion film to use a 3D colour printer to create character faces, and only the second stop motion film …

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Frightmare – UK, 1974 – overview and more reviews

Frightmare is a 1974 British horror feature film directed by Pete Walker from a screenplay co-written with David McGillivray (House of Mortal Sin; House of Whipcord, Satan’s Slave). Tony Tenser was the executive producer. The movie stars Rupert Davies, Sheila Keith. …

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Bangkok Haunted – Thailand, 2001 – reviews

Bangkok Haunted (Thai: ผีสามบาท) is a 2001 Thai horror film compilation, directed by Oxide Pang and Pisut Praesangeam. At the time of its release in Thailand, Bangkok Haunted was the second-biggest grossing Thai horror film since Nang Nak in 1999. Plot: A trio …

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Jennifer’s Body – USA, 2009 – reviews

‘She’s got a taste for bad boys’ Jennifer’s Body is a 2009 black comedy horror film written by Diablo Cody and directed by Karyn Kusama (The Invitation; XX). The film stars Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, and Adam Brody. A newly-possessed cheerleader (Fox) kills her male …

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Bandh Darwaza – India, 1990 – reviews

Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Indian Bollywood horror feature film starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the Anand-Milind brothers. Plot: The dark caves of Kali Pahari (Black Hills) …

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The Reeds – UK, 2009 – reviews

The Reeds is a 2009 British horror film directed by Nick Cohen. A weekend boating trip on the Norfolk Broads seems just the thing for a group of twenty-something Londoners …

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The Wicker Man – UK, 1973 – reviews

The Wicker Man is a 1973 British folk horror feature film, directed by Robin Hardy and written by Anthony Shaffer. The movie stars Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, and Britt Ekland. Paul Giovanni …

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Frankenhooker (1990) reviews and overview

‘A terrifying tale of sluts and bolts’ Frankenhooker is a 1990 American black comedy horror feature film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter (Brain Damage; Basket Case and sequels). The movie stars James Lorinz as medical school …

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