HELLMINGTON (2019) Reviews and overview

‘Uncovering the truth may kill her‘ Hellmington is a 2018 American crime mystery film about a mysterious disappearance in a former asylum and the later investigation that uncovers a shocking …

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THE HARROWING (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Fear what’s inside you’ The Harrowing is a 2017 psychological horror film written, co-produced and directed by Jon Keeyes (Doom Room; Fall Down Dead; Nightmare Box; Suburban Nightmare; Hallow’s End). The movie …

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KNUCKLEBALL (2018) Reviews and overview

‘To catch a predator he must think like one’ Knuckleball is a 2018 Canadian horror thriller feature film directed by Michael Peterson from a screenplay co-written with Kevin Cockle. The …

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RABID (1977) Reviews and overview

‘Pray it doesn’t happen to you’ Rabid is a 1977 Canadian horror feature film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers; Videodrome; The Fly). The movie stars Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Howard Ryshpan, …

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VISITING HOURS (1982) Reviews and overview

‘The hospital where your next visit… will be your last’ Visiting Hours is a 1982 Canadian slasher horror film directed by Jean-Claude Lord (The Vindicator) from a screenplay by Brian Taggert (Trucks; …

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REEKER (2005) Reviews and overview

‘If you can’t breathe, then you can’t scream.’ Reeker is a 2005 American horror feature film co-produced, written, scored and directed by Dave Payne (Addams Family Reunion; Alien Avengers II; …

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STILL/BORN (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Don’t leave Adam alone’ Still/Born is a 2017 Canadian supernatural horror film directed by Brandon Christensen (producer of It Stains the Sands Red) from a screenplay co-written with Colin Minihan. The …

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THE VAGRANT (1992) Reviews and overview

‘He’s not home alone.’ The Vagrant is a 1992 American comedy horror film directed by special effects expert Chris Walas from a screenplay by Richard Jeffries (Living Hell; Cold Creek Manor; Scarecrows) …

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AMERICAN NIGHTMARE (1981) Reviews

‘Pray you never have one.’ American Nightmare is a 1981 Canadian horror film directed by Don McBrearty (The Haunting of Lisa) from a screenplay by John Sheppard (Mania, Never Cry Werewolf) based on a …

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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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