Craze (1974) reviews and overview [updated]

‘Where black magic explodes into murder!’ Craze is a 1974 British horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis (The Skull; The Vampire Happening; The Ghoul) from a screenplay co-written by producer …

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The Brain (1962) reviews and overview

‘Instrument of terror!’ The Brain is a 1962 science fiction murder mystery film with horror touches directed by Freddie Francis (Paranoiac; The Skull; The Vampire Happening) from a screenplay by Robert …

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Hysteria – UK, 1964 – reviews

‘Terrifying suspense… it will shock you out of your seat!’ Hysteria is a 1964 British psychological thriller directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; The Skull; The Creeping Flesh) from a screenplay by producer …

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The Psychopath – UK, 1965 – reviews

‘Mother may I go out and kill?’ The Psychopath is a 1965 [released 1966] British horror thriller film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by Robert Bloch (Psycho). The Amicus production stars Patrick Wymark, Margaret Johnston, Alexander Knox, and …

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Son of Dracula (1973) reviews and overview

‘The First Rock-and-Roll Dracula Movie!’ Son of Dracula – aka Young Dracula – is a 1973 British rock ‘n’ roll musical horror comedy film starring Harry Nilsson and ex-Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as Merlin the Magician. It was …

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The Vampire Happening (1971) reviews and overview

‘A satyrical horror comedy of a beautiful woman with bizarre tastes’ The Vampire Happening is a 1971 West German comedy horror film directed by Freddie Francis (The Deadly Bees, Torture Garden, Tales from the Crypt). The …

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Night Must Fall (1964) reviews and overview

‘The lusty brawling star of Tom Jones goes psycho!’ Night Must Fall is a 1964 British feature film directed by Karel Reisz (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning) from a screenplay written by Clive Exton. It …

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Paranoiac (1963) reviews and overview

‘Shocking! Horrifying! Macabre!’ Paranoiac – aka Paranoiac! – is a 1963 British horror thriller feature film directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; Hysteria; The Skull). The screenplay was written by Jimmy Sangster, based loosely …

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