Lore – USA, 2017 – reviews

Lore is a 2017 American horror feature film about a mother searching for her son in a wilderness with her estranged husband and a Native American friend. When an evil …

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Crypsis (2019) reviews and overview

‘A camping trip gone terribly wrong’ Crypsis is a 2019 American horror feature film about a group of friends on an island menaced by a strange creature. Written, co-produced, directed …

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D-Railed – USA, 2018 – reviews

‘Full scream ahead’ D-Railed is a 2019 American horror feature film directed by Dale Fabrigar (Area 407) from a screenplay co-written with Everette Wallin. The movie was produced by Suzanne …

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The Canadoo – USA, 2016 – reviews

‘Reality meets Legend’ The Canadoo is a 2016 American horror feature film co-produced, edited and directed by Raymond Wood (The Millbrook Summoning) from a screenplay by Chris Piner (The Millbrook Summoning). …

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Ogopogo – mythical creature

In Canadian folklore, the Ogopogo or Naitaka (Salish: n’ha-a-itk, “lake demon”) is a lake monster reported to live in Okanagan Lake, in British Columbia, Canada. The Ogopogo has been allegedly seen by First Nations people since the 19th century. The most …

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Popobawa – folklore

The Popobawa (or Popo Bawa) is a mythical cryptid originating in Eastern Africa, specifically in and around the Tanzanian area. Popobawa is an alleged evil shape-shifting being which is said …

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Rampage – film, USA, 2018 – reviews

‘Big meets bigger’ Rampage is a 2018 American action monster film directed by Brad Peyton from a screenplay by Ryan Engle. It is based on the 1980’s arcade video game of the same name by Midway Games. …

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It Hungers – USA, 2019 – overview

It Hungers is a 2019 American horror film edited, photographed, scored and directed by Rene Perez (Playing with Dolls and sequels; The Obsidian Curse; The Burning Dead) from a screenplay co-written …

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The Untamed – Mexico | Denmark, 2016

The Untamed – La región salvaje – is a Mexican/Danish science fiction erotic fantasy film directed by Amat Escalante from a screenplay co-written with Gibrán Portela. It stars Kenny Johnston, Simone Bucio and Jesús Meza. The fragile …

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Lifeform – USA, 2019 – preview

‘Sometimes beauty is the beast’ Lifeform is a 2019 science fiction horror feature film written, produced and directed by Max Dementor [as Brian Schiavo] (The Shriven). The movie stars Peter Alexandrou, Virginia Logan and Joe …

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Lizard Man – USA, 2012 – reviews

Lizard Man – aka LizardMan – is a 2012 horror film directed by Peter Dang from a screenplay by Francis Abbey and  Steve Goldenberg. It stars Michael Harding, James Lewis and Mike Gaglio. …

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Monster Trucks – USA, 2016 – reviews

Monster Trucks is a 2016 American 3D live-action/computer-animated action comedy monster movie produced by Paramount Animation and Disruption Entertainment. It was directed by Chris Wedge and written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, …

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Chupacabra – urban myth

The chupacabra or chupacabras – literally “goat-sucker”; from “chupar“, “to suck”, and “cabra“, “goat” – is a legendary creature in the folklore of parts of the Americas, with its first purported …

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Dry Bones – USA, 2013 – reviews

‘Sometimes you shouldn’t go home again.’ Dry Bones is a 2013 American horror feature film directed by Greg Lamberson (Johnny Gruesome; Killer Rack; Slime City) and Michael O’Hear (The Fate …

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The Prey – USA, 2016 – overview

The Prey is a 2016 American horror monster movie produced and directed by The Hensman Brothers, i.e. Cire Hensman [as Eric Hensman] and Matthew Hensman. It was scripted by the latter based on …

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Nailbiter – USA, 2012

‘Fear will surface’ Nailbiter is a 2012 American supernatural horror film directed by Patrick Rea from a screenplay co-written with Kendall Sinn. The movie was first released onto DVD in …

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Enfield Monster – folklore

The Enfield Monster refers to reports of an unidentified creature around Enfield, Illinois, United States in April 1973. The reports were covered by the news media at the time, with …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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Haunted House – ice cream

Haunted House ice cream was produced in the UK by Lyons Maid. It first went on sale in July 1973 and cost 4p. A series of badges were also issued to promote the ice cream. …

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Banshee – mythological creature

The banshee is a female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death and a messenger from the Otherworld. In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone …

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Critters film franchise

Critters is a science-fiction horror comedy directed by Stephen Herek (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead) and starring Scott Grimes, Dee Wallace-Stone, Don Opper, Billy Zane, Billy Green …

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Creature – USA, 2011 – reviews

‘Terror has teeth’ Creature is a 2011 American horror film directed by Fred M. Andrews based on a screenplay co-written with Tracy Morse. It stars Mehcad Brooks, Serinda Swan, Amanda Fuller, Dillon Casey, Lauren Schneider, Aaron Hill, …

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