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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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”. Plot: Wade Chen, who …

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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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Quarantine – USA, 2008 – overview

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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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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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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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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Demonic Toys – USA, 1992 – overview

‘It’s playtime…’ Demonic Toys is a 1992 American comedy horror feature film produced by Charles Band’s Full Moon Entertainment. It features small, killer toys similar to those seen in Puppet Master (1989). …

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Haunted Poland – Poland, 2011 – overview

Haunted Poland (Polish: Nawiedzona Polska) is a 2011 horror film in the found footage genre, pieced together from amateur footage. The film was produced by Maso & Co Productions. Filmed cinéma vérité-style, Haunted Poland depicts the contents …

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Peeping Tom – UK, 1960 – reviews

Peeping Tom is a 1960 British psychological horror thriller film directed by Michael Powell from a screenplay by the World War II cryptographer and polymath Leo Marks. The title derives from the slang expression ‘peeping Tom’ describing a voyeur. …

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