QUINTET (1979) Reviews and overview

‘One man against the world’ Quintet is a 1979 American science-fiction film about a future ice age in which humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game. For …

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NIGHTWING (1979) Reviews and overview

‘The bats of hell let loose on the Earth…’ Nightwing is a 1979 horror film about killer bats that plague an Indigenous American reservation in New Mexico. Directed by Canadian …

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DRACULA (1979) Reviews and overview

The new 4K scan Blu-ray Collector’s Edition release of the 1979 version of Dracula with Frank Langella was announced a while back by Scream Factory and they have now announced …

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PROPHECY (1979) Reviews and overview

‘The monster movie’ Prophecy is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by John Frankenheimer (Seconds; The Manchurian Candidate) from a screenplay written by David Seltzer (The Omen). The  Paramount …

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VAMPIRE (1979) Reviews of TV movie

Vampire is a 1979 American horror made-for-television feature film directed by E.W. Swackhamer (Terror at London Bridge) from a screenplay by Steven Bochco and Michael Kozoll. It stars Richard Lynch, E.G. …

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MAMA DRACULA (1979) Reviews and overview

Mama Dracula is a 1979 [released 19 November 1980] Belgian-French film produced, directed and co-written by Boris Szulzinger. The screenplay was co-written with Pierre Sterckx and Marc-Henri Wajnberg. The movie stars Louise …

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WOLFMAN (1979 ) Reviews and overview

‘When the full moon rises’ Wolfman is a 1979 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Worth Keeter (Rottweiler: The Dogs of Hell); Tales of the Third Dimension). Also …

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THE MEATEATER (1979) Reviews and overview

‘A tasty horror film!’ The Meateater is a 1979 American horror feature film written and directed by David Burton Morris [as Derek Savage] (Tales from the Crypt TV series: ‘Three’s a Crowd’) …

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THE DEMON (1979) Reviews and overview

  ‘The screams you hear may be your own!’ The Demon is a 1979 South African slasher film co-produced, written and directed by Percival Rubens (Survival Zone; Sweet Murder). The movie stars …

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THE DARK (1979) Reviews and overview

The Dark is a 1979 American science fiction horror film directed by John “Bud” Cardos from a screenplay by Stanford Whitmore (The Eyes of Charles Sand; Night Gallery) for Film Ventures …

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Gorgar – pinball machine

Gorgar is a 1979 pinball machine designed by Barry Oursler and released by Williams Electronics. Gorgar was the first ‘talking’ pinball machine. With a vocabulary of seven words (Gorgar, Speaks, …

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Web – novel by John Wyndham

Web is a science fiction/horror novel written by the English author John Wyndham (The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Midwich Cuckoos) The novel was published by the estate of John Wyndham in April 1979, ten …

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SATANWAR (1979) Reviews and overview

Satanwar – aka Satan War – is a 1979 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Bart LaRue. It stars Sally Sehermerhorn, Jimmy Drankovitch, Jane August, Reggie De Morton, Michelene Alexander and The …

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BOG (1979) Reviews and overview

‘Craving human flesh. Lusting for human blood’ Bog is a 1979 American horror monster movie directed by Don Keeslar from a screenplay written by Carl Kitt. The movie stars Gloria …

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VAMPIRES (1979) BBC TV play

Vampires is a 1979 made-for-television play, broadcast by the BBC as part of their Play For Today strand. Concerning the obsessions of two school boys who suspect their neighbourhood is inhabited …

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A SHADOW IN THE DARK (1979) Overview

Una Sombra en la Oscuridad (“”) is a 1979 Spanish horror film directed by Argentinian Diego Santillán. The movie stars Javier Illain, Pilar Leonor, Isabel Pisano, Mariano Vidal Molina and Emilio Álvarez. Saul (Molina) is …

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TOURIST TRAP (1979) Reviews and overview

Tourist Trap is a 1979 American paranormal horror film directed by David Schmoeller (Netherworld; Puppetmaster; Catacombs; Crawlspace; The Seduction), revolving around a group of friends who wind up stranded at Mr Slausen’s …

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NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (1979) Reviews and overview

Nosferatu the Vampyre is a 1979 West German vampire horror feature film – Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (“Nosferatu: Phantom of the Night”) – written and directed by Werner Herzog. The film is set primarily in 19th century Wismar, Germany and Transylvania, and …

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PHANTASM (1979) Reviews and overview

‘If this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead!’ Phantasm is a 1979 American horror film directed, written, photographed, co-produced, and edited by Don Coscarelli. It introduced the Tall Man (who was portrayed …

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THE BROOD (1979) Reviews and overview

The Brood is a 1979 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers; Dead Ringers; The Fly). The movie stars Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar (Curtains; Demonoid) and Art Hindle (The Void). Psychotherapist …

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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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THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN (1979) Reviews and overview

The Psychotronic Man (aka The Psycho-Tronic Man) is a 1979 low budget science fiction cult film that opened in Chicago April 23, 1980 at the Carnegie Theatre. It was directed by Jack M. Sell and written, produced and starred Peter …

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