VENOM (1981) Reviews and overview

Venom is a 1981 British thriller film directed by Piers Haggard (The Blood on Satan’s Claw; Quatermass TV serial, 1979) from a screenplay written by Richard Carrington (Mind Over Murder; …

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ABSURD (1981) Reviews and overview

Absurd is a 1981 Italian horror film directed by Aristide Massaccesi [as Joe D’Amato] and written by Luigi Montefiori [as George Eastman]. The movie also stars Eastman, alongside Annie Belle …

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HALLOWEEN II (1981) Reviews and overview

‘From the people who brought you “Halloween”… more of the night He came home.’ Halloween II is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by Rick Rosenthal (Halloween: Resurrection) …

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ROAD GAMES (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Animal… Vegetable… Or murder?’ Road Games – stylized as Roadgames – is a 1981 Australian horror thriller feature film directed by Richard Franklin (Psycho II) from a screenplay written by …

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FEAR NO EVIL (1981) Reviews and overview

Fear No Evil is a 1981 American supernatural horror film directed by Frank LaLoggia (Lady in White). The movie stars Stefan Arngrim, Elizabeth Hoffman and Kathleen Rowe McAllen. Plot: Andrew Williams …

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THE BEYOND (1981) Reviews and overview

British-based Shameless Films has announced that they are releasing The Beyond on Blu-ray with four different versions of the film’s prologue, plus the following additional new extras: ‘Emily’s Eyes’ – …

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WOLFEN (1981) Reviews and overview

‘There is no defence.’ Wolfen is a 1981 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Michael Wadleigh from a screenplay co-written with David Eyre and [uncredited] Eric Roth. It is an adaptation of Whitley Strieber’s 1978 …

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THE PROWLER (1981) reviews and recommended

‘If you think you’re safe… you’re DEAD wrong!’ The Prowler is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed and co-produced by Joseph Zito (Abduction, Bloodrage, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter) from a screenplay …

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CANNIBAL FEROX (1981) Reviews and overview

Cannibal Ferox is a 1981 Italian exploitation horror feature film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi. It can be considered one of the ‘unholy trinity’ of superior Italian cannibal films, alongside Last Cannibal World and Cannibal Holocaust. …

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EVILSPEAK (1981) Reviews and overview

Evilspeak is a 1981 American supernatural horror film directed by Eric Weston from a screenplay co-written with Joseph Garofalo. The movie stars Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joseph Cortese and Claude Earl Jones. …

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MADHOUSE (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Many people visit, few ever leave the…’ Madhouse – aka There Was a Little Girl – is a 1981 Italian horror feature film produced and directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis (The …

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HELL NIGHT (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Pray for day’ Hell Night is a 1981 American slasher horror film directed by Tom DeSimone (Terror in the Jungle) from a screenplay written by Randy Feldman. The movie stars Linda Blair, …

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DEMONOID (1981) Reviews and overview

Demonoid – aka Macabra – is a 1981 Mexican-American supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Alfredo Zacarías (The Bees; Capulina contra las momias) from a screenplay co-written with David Lee Fein (Cheerleader Camp) and F. Amos Powell

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INCUBUS (1981) Reviews and overview

‘He is the destroyer’ Incubus – promoted as The Incubus – is a 1981 Canadian horror feature film directed by John Hough (American Gothic; The Legend of Hell House; Twins of Evil), from a screenplay …

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DAWN OF THE MUMMY (1981) Reviews and overview

‘They came from the dead… A monstrous, chilling terror stalking the living.’ Dawn of the Mummy is a 1981 American/Egyptian supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Frank (Farouk) Agrama (Queen Kong), …

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WACKO (1981) Reviews and overview

‘At last! A motion picture made by, for, and about people… just like you!’ Wacko is a 1981 (released 1982) American comedy horror feature film produced and directed by Greydon …

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THE DEVIL (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Crawling horror from the depths of Hell!’ The Devil – aka Devil’s Express and original title Xie Mo – is a 1981 Hong Kong-Taiwan supernatural horror feature film directed by Jen-Chieh …

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THE SURVIVOR (1981) Reviews and overview

‘Pilot error? Or supernatural terror?’ The Survivor is a 1981 Australian horror thriller film directed by David Hemmings (actor in Harlequin; Thirst; Deep Red) from a screenplay by David Ambrose (Blackout), …

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