Jennifer – USA, 1978 – reviews

‘She walks in terror, stilled with fright. A trail of fear, to fill the night!’ Jennifer is a 1978 American horror feature film directed by Brice Mack from a screenplay …

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Bog – USA, 1978 – reviews

‘Craving human flesh. Lusting for human blood’ Bog is a 1978 American horror monster movie directed by Don Keeslar from a screenplay by Carl Kitt. The film was shot around Harshaw, Wisconsin. It was given …

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Terror – UK, 1978 – reviews

Terror is a 1978 British supernatural horror feature film directed by Norman J. Warren (Satan’s Slave; Prey; Inseminoid; et al) from a screenplay written by David McGillivray (House of Whipcord; Frightmare; Schizo; et al). Producers …

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Darwaza – “Door”, India, 1978 – overview

Darwaza (translation: “Door”) is a 1978 Bollywood Hindi Indian supernatural horror film directed by the Ramsay Brothers, Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay (Tahkhana), from a screenplay by Kumar Ramsay. The film stars Anil Dhawan, Imtiaz Khan, Anju Mahendru, Shakti Kapoor, Sheetal, Krishan Dhawan, Trilook …

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Godzilla – animated TV series, 1978 – 1981

Godzilla is a 30-minute animated series co-produced between Hanna-Barbera Productions and Toho in 1978 and aired on NBC in the United States and TV Tokyo in Japan. The series is an animated adaptation of the Japanese Godzilla films produced by Toho. It continued to air until 1981. Derided by many aficionados …

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The Shout – UK, 1978 – reviews

The Shout is a 1978 British horror feature film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, based on a short story by Robert Graves, adapted for the screen by Michael Austin. Plot: A mysterious …

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The Fury – USA, 1978

The Fury is a 1978 supernatural thriller film directed by Brian De Palma (Phantom of the Paradise, Carrie, Dressed to Kill) from a screenplay by John Farris, based on his novel of the …

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Blue Sunshine – USA, 1978

‘Did you ever hear the words’ Blue Sunshine is a 1978 American science fiction horror feature film directed and written by Jeff Lieberman (Squirm, Just Before Dawn) and starring Zalman …

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Patrick – Australia, 1978 – reviews

Patrick is a 1978 Australian paranormal horror feature film co-produced and directed by Richard Franklin (Link; Roadgames; Psycho II) from a screenplay by Everett De Roche (Long Weekend). It stars Susan …

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Damien: Omen II – USA, 1978 – overview

Damien: Omen II, is a 1978 American horror film directed by Don Taylor from a screenplay by Stanley Mann, Mike Hodges (Black Rainbow) and producer Harvey Bernhard. It stars William Holden, Lee Grant, and Jonathan Scott-Taylor. The film was the second installment in The …

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Faces of Death – USA, 1978 – reviews

Faces of Death is a 1978 mondo film which guides viewers through explicit scenes depicting a variety of ways to die and violent acts.  Although several of the “human death” scenes are …

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The Legacy – UK, 1978 – reviews

‘Evil beyond Exorcism’ The Legacy is a 1978 British-American horror film directed by Richard Marquand (Jagged Edge) from a screenplay originated (but apparently much-changed) by Hammer contributor Jimmy Sangster (Curse of Frankenstein; …

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Halloween – USA, 1978 – reviews

‘The trick was to stay alive’ Halloween is a 1978 American slasher horror feature film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis (Prom Night; Terror Train; …

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