The Appointment – UK, 1981 – reviews

The Appointment is a 1981 British horror feature film written and directed by Lindsey C. Vickers (The Lake, 1978 short). The movie stars Edward Woodward (The Wicker Man), Jane Merrow (Hands of the Ripper; …

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Madman (1981) reviews and overview

‘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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Dead & Buried (1981) reviews and overview

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 – overview and reviews

The Hand is a 1981 psychological horror feature 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. …

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The Nesting – USA, 1981 – overview and 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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