MAUSOLEUM (1983) Reviews and overview

‘Centuries of evil have just been awakened’ Mausoleum is a 1983 American horror film directed by Michael Dugan from a screenplay written by producers Robert Barich and Robert Madero (Camp …

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FILMGORE (1983) Reviews and overview

Filmgore is a 1983 American film directed by Ken Dixon (Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity; Zombiethon; The Best of Sex and Violence) from a screenplay co-written with Forrest J Ackerman …

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SCALPS (1983) Reviews and overview

‘They came out of the grave… To get revenge!’ Scalps is a 1983 supernatural horror feature film directed by Fred Olen Ray (Biohazard; Star Slammer; Evil Toons) that revolves around a …

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SCARFACE is coming to 4K Ultra HD

Classic 1983 crime movie Scarface is being released on 4K Ultra-HD plus Blu-ray and Digital by Universal Pictures on October 15, 2019. The film has been restored in 4K with …

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THE PREY (1983) Reviews and overview

The Prey was released on Blu-ray by Arrow Video on September 17, 2019, newly restored in 2K from the original camera negative with the original, uncompressed mono audio. Limited to …

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CURTAINS (1983) Reviews and overview

‘Behind every curtain, someone is waiting… something is watching.’ Curtains is a 1983 Canadian horror feature film directed by Richard Ciupka [credited as Jonathan Stryker, also the name of the …

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CUJO (1983) Reviews and overview

‘Now there’s a new name for terror’ Cujo is a 1983 American horror feature film based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It was directed by Lewis Teague (Cat’s Eye; Alligator) from a screenplay by Don Carlos Dunaway and Lauren Currier.  …

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FATAL GAMES (1983) Reviews and overview

”The second prize is death’ Fatal Games – aka Olympic Nightmare  is a 1983 American slasher horror film directed by Michael Elliott (co-writer of To Kill a Stranger) from a screenplay co-written …

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SOLE SURVIVOR (1983) Reviews and overview

Sole Survivor is a 1983 American horror feature film written and directed by Thom Eberhardt (Night of the Comet), making his feature film debut. The movie stars Anita Skinner, Ken Johnson and Robin …

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BLOODBEAT (1983) Reviews and overview

Bloodbeat is a 1983 American supernatural horror film written, edited and directed by Fabrice A. Zaphiratos. The movie stars Helen Benton, Terry Brown and Dana Day. Also known as Blood Beat There is extensive use …

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CALAMITY OF SNAKES (1983) Overview

Calamity of Snakes  – original title: Ren she da zhan – is a 1983 Hong Kong/Taiwanese horror film directed by Chi Chang as William Chang Kee. It stars Lei Chang, Chung-Lien Chou, and Tung-min Huang. …

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AMERICAN NIGHTMARE (1981) Reviews

‘Pray you never have one.’ American Nightmare is a 1981 Canadian horror film directed by Don McBrearty (The Haunting of Lisa) from a screenplay by John Sheppard (Mania, Never Cry Werewolf) based on a …

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SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983) Reviews and overview

Sleepaway Camp – aka Nightmare Vacation– is a 1983 American slasher horror feature film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik. The film came at a time when slasher films were in their heyday and …

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SLEDGEHAMMER (1983) Reviews and overview

Sledgehammer is claimed to be the first shot-on-video horror film made specifically for the home market (1982’s BoardingHouse having actually played in a few cinemas!). How true this claim is …

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Atic Atac – video game, 1983

Atic Atac is an orthographically-challenged ZX Spectrum video game, released by Ultimate in 1983. The action takes place across several floors of a castle, from the cavern-like basement to the …

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THE KEEP (1983) Reviews and overview

‘Tonight, they will all face the evil.’ The Keep is a 1983 American-British horror feature film written and directed by Michael Mann. It stars Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, …

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VIDEODROME (1983) Reviews and overview

Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Shivers), starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and singer Deborah Harry. Plot: Toronto, the early 1980s: Max Renn (James Woods) the CEO of a …

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