Madman – USA, 1981- reviews

‘They thought they were alone.’ Madman is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed and written by Joe Giannone. The Jensen Farley Pictures production stars Gaylen Ross (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead) under the name …

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The Boogens – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘Some things shouldn’t be disturbed…’ The Boogens is a 1981 American horror feature film produced by Charles E. Sellier (director of Silent Night, Deadly Night) and directed by James L Conway …

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Absurd – Italy, 1981 – reviews

Absurd  – original title: Rosso Sangue [“Red Blood”] – is a 1981 Italian horror feature film directed by Aristide Massaccesi [as Joe D’Amato] and written by Luigi Montefiori [as George Eastman]. The movie …

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Dead & Buried – USA, 1981 – reviews

Dead & Buried is a 1981 American horror film directed by Gary Sherman (Poltergeist III; Death Line) from a screenplay written by Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett (Alien). It stars Melody Anderson, …

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Student Bodies – USA, 1981 – reviews

’13½ murders + 1423 laughs =’ Student Bodies is a 1981 American comedy horror feature film written and directed by Mickey Rose, with an uncredited Michael Ritchie co-directing. A spoof of …

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The Hand – USA, 1981 – reviews

The Hand is a 1981 psychological horror film written and directed by Oliver Stone (Seizure), based on the novel The Lizard’s Tail by Marc Brandell. The movie stars Michael Caine, Andrea Marcovicci and Annie McEnroe. The …

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The Burning – USA, 1981 – reviews

The Burning is a 1981 American slasher horror film directed by Tony Maylam from a screenplay by Peter Lawrence and Bob Weinstein. It was “created” and produced by Harvey Weinstein, …

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Ghost Story – USA, 1981

‘The time has come to tell the tale.’ Ghost Story is a 1981 American supernatual horror film directed by John Irvin based on the 1979 novel of the same name by …

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The Nesting – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘Buy this house… and mortgage your life!’ The Nesting – aka Phobia and Massacre Mansion – is a 1981 American horror feature film directed and co-written by Armand Weston. The movie stars Robin Groves, Christopher Loomis, …

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Possession – France, 1981 – reviews

‘Inhuman ecstasy fulfilled.’ Possession is a 1981 French horror feature film directed by Polish filmmaker Andrzej Żuławski and starring Isabelle Adjani and Sam Neill. Żuławski has stated that he wrote the screenplay in the midst of a messy …

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Night of Horror – USA, 1981 – reviews

Night of Horror is a 1981 American horror film directed by Tony Malanowski. The lower-than-low-budget was apparently a mere $4,000. Although there are many productions often cited as ‘the worst movie ever …

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