Murder by Decree (1978) reviews and overview

‘1888: Jack the Ripper stalks the streets of London…’ Murder by Decree is a 1978 Canadian-British horror feature film about Sherlock Holmes investigating the true-life Jack the Ripper murders. Co-produced …

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The Bees (1978) reviews and overview

‘They prey on human flesh!’ The Bees is a 1978 Mexican-American science fiction horror feature film written, produced and directed by Alfredo Zacarías (Demonoid; Capulina vs. The Mummies). Roger Corman …

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Piranha – USA, 1978 – reviews

Piranha (1978) is being released by Scream Factory as a collectible Steelbook Blu-ray on June 11, 2019, limited to 5,000. A new 4K of the original camera negative, plus a …

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The Visitor (1978) reviews and overview

‘They know we are here.’ The Visitor – aka Stridulum – is a 1978 Italian/American science fiction horror film directed by Giulio Paradisi (Michael J. Paradise) from a screenplay by Luciano Comici …

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THE EVIL (1978) Reviews and overview

‘Witness its awakening’ The Evil is a 1977 [released 1978] American supernatural horror feature film directed by Gus Trikonis (The Darker Side of Terror) from a screenplay co-written with Donald G. …

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Effects – USA, 1978 – reviews

‘Making movies can be murder’ Effects is a 1978 American horror film written and directed by Dusty Nelson (Necromancer), based on a novel by William H. Mooney. It stars horror FX maestro Tom Savini …

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Dawn of the Dead – board game, 1978

For what was essentially a low budget independent film with a restricted release, George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead spawned some unusual merchandise. These days, the world is awash with …

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Dr. Strange – USA, 1978 – reviews

Doctor Strange is a 1978 supernatural fantasy television feature film based on the Marvel Comics fictional character of the same name, created by Steve Ditko. It was written and directed by …

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The Cat and the Canary – UK, 1978 – reviews

‘… the classic tale of mystery and suspense!’ The Cat and the Canary is a 1978 horror-themed murder mystery thriller film written and directed by American erotic filmmaker Radley Metzger (The Lickerish Quartet; The …

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Pyasa Shaitan – “Thirsty Satan”, India, 1984

Pyasa Shaitan – which translates as “Thirsty Satan” is a 1984 Indian Hindi horror film directed by actor Joginder Shelly (Son of Dracula) who also stars. It also features Kamal Haasan (as the vampire), Madhu Malhotra, Shobha Lata …

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