TURKEY SHOOT (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Hunting is the sport… people are the prey!’ Turkey Shoot is a 1982 Australian dystopian futurist exploitation film with horror elements directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith (Night of the Demons 2; …

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THE THING (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Man is the warmest place to hide’ The Thing is a 1982 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by John Carpenter (Vampires; Christine; Halloween, The Fog), written by Bill Lancaster, and …

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NIGHTBEAST (1982) Reviews and overview

‘If you have the guts – he wants them!!’ NightBeast – aka Night Beast – is a 1982 American science-fiction horror feature film written and directed by Baltimore-based Don Dohler (Blood …

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PARASITE (1982) Reviews and overview

Charles Band’s Parasite, a 1982 sci-fi horror movie touted theatrically as “the first futuristic monster movie in 3-D” is being unleashed on Blu-ray by Kino Lorber Studio Classics on October …

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PIECES (1982) Reviews and overview

‘If you think you’re safe on campus – you’re dead wrong!’ Pieces is a 1982 slasher horror feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker Juan Piquer Simon (Slugs: The Movie; Cthulhu Mansion; The Rift). Plot: Boston, 1942: a ten-year-old boy …

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THE SENDER (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Your dreams will never be the same.’ The Sender is a 1982 British paranormal horror feature film directed by Roger Christian (Battlefield Earth; 13 Eerie producer) from a screenplay written …

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NEXT OF KIN (1982) Reviews and overview

‘There’s no place like home, bloody home.’ Next of Kin is a 1982 Australian horror feature film directed by New Zealander Tony Williams from a screenplay co-written with Michael Heath. The …

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MIDNIGHT (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Keep telling yourself – it’s only a nightmare!’ Midnight – re-released as The Backwoods Massacre – is a 1982 American feature film written and directed by Night of the Living Dead co-writer …

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MONGREL (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Tormented visions of a beast…’ Mongrel is a 1982 American horror feature film written and directed by Robert A. Burns; it stars Terry Evans, Catherine Molloy and Mitch Pileggi. Aldo Ray has …

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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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I, DESIRE (1982) Reviews and overview

I, Desire – aka Desire, the Vampire – is a 1982 American made-for-TV supernatural horror film directed by John Llewellyn Moxey (The Night Stalker; Home for the Holidays; The City of …

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VISITING HOURS (1982) Reviews and overview

‘The hospital where your next visit… will be your last’ Visiting Hours is a 1982 Canadian slasher horror film directed by Jean-Claude Lord (The Vindicator) from a screenplay by Brian Taggert (Trucks; …

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MANHATTAN BABY (1982) Reviews and overview

‘A soul engulfed by evil!’ Manhattan Baby is a 1982 Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Lucio Fulci from a screenplay written by Elisa Briganti and Dardano Sacchetti. The original Italian …

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BLOODBEAT (1982) Reviews and overview

Bloodbeat – aka Blood Beat – is a 1982 American supernatural horror feature film written, edited and directed by Fabrice A. Zaphiratos. It stars Helen Benton, Terry Brown and Dana Day. There is extensive use …

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Spasms (1982) reviews and overview

 ‘You scream, you expand, you explode. A new source of evil is discovered and is out of control.’ Spasms – aka Death Bite – is a 1982 Canadian horror feature film directed by …

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Night Warning – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘A haunting rhyme for bedtime’ Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (aka Night Warning; Momma’s Boy; Nightmare Maker; Thrilled to Death; The Evil Protege) is a 1981 American horror feature film directed by William Asher. The movie …

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The Slayer – USA, 1982 -reviews

‘Is it a Nightmare? or is it…” The Slayer – also known as Nightmare Island – is a 1982 American slasher horror feature film directed by J.S. Cardone (Wicked Little Things; The Forsaken; …

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CREEPSHOW (1982) reviews and overview

Creepshow is a 1982 American anthology horror feature film. It is a collaboration between two genre collaborators who were apparently at the top of their respective crafts, writer, Stephen King, …

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SILENT RAGE (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Science created him. Now Chuck Norris must destroy him.’ Silent Rage is a 1982 American science-fiction action horror movie starring Chuck Norris, Ron Silver and William Finley. It was directed by …

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