Dead End – France, 2003 – reviews

‘Read the signs.’ Dead End is a 2003 French horror feature film written and directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea and Fabrice Canepa. The Sagittaire Films-Captain Movies production stars Ray Wise, Lin Shaye, Mick Cain, …

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Delicatessen – France, 1991 – reviews

Delicatessen is a 1991 French post-apocalyptic black comedy feature film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Alien Resurrection) and Marc Caro. The movie stars Dominique Pinon, Marie-Laure Dougnac, Jean-Claude Dreyfus and Karin Viard. In a dilapidated apartment building in a post-apocalyptic country, …

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3:15 am – France, 2017 – overview

‘No-one escapes the witching hour.’ 3:15 am is a 2017 French found footage anthology horror film consisting of segments directed by David Tillault, Nicolas Delage, Frédéric Gros, Sabrina Kerrar and Evelyne Phan. Producer Fabien Delage …

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The Follower – France, 2017 – reviews

‘Get out while you still can.’ The Follower is a 2017 French supernatural horror film, shot in English, directed by Kévin Mendiboure (The Photographer [short – watch below]) with Nicolas Shake, …

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Nauséabond – short film, France, 2017

Nauséabond [translation: “Fart Stink”] is a French short horror film directed by Sean Delecroix and Thomas Pantalacci from a script by Sean Delecroix et Olivier Gissot. It stars Michelle Murat, Jean-Baptiste Plaetevoet, and the …

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Hostile – France, 2018 – reviews

Hostile is a 2018 French science fiction horror film written and directed by Mathieu Turi, making his feature debut. It is co-produced by Xavier Gens (Frontier(s); The ABCs of Death segment: ‘X Is …

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Cathy’s Curse – Canada, 1977 – reviews

Cathy’s Curse – aka Cauchemars – is a 1977 French-Canadian supernatural horror film directed by Eddy Matalon from a screenplay co-written with Myra Clément and assistant director Alain Sens-Cazenave. The movie stars Alan Scarfe, Beverly …

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Raw – France, Belgium, 2016 – reviews

‘What are you hungry for?’ Raw – also titled Grave – is a 2016 French/Belgian horror feature film written and directed by Julia Ducournau. The movie stars Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf and Rabah …

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Alleluia – Belgium, 2014 – reviews

    Alleluia is a 2014 Belgian-French psychological thriller directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire; Vinyan) from a screenplay co-written with Vincent Tavier. It stars Laurent Lucas, Lola Duenas and Helena …

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Among the Living – France, 2014

Among the Living is a 2014 French horror film written and directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Inside; Livid; ABCs of Death 2 ‘X is for Xylophone’; Leatherface). The film’s original …

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Home Sweet Home – Canada, France, 2013

‘Sometimes you are not welcome.’ Home Sweet Home is a 2013 Canadian-French ‘home invasion’ horror film written and directed by David Morlet [as David Morley] (Mutants). It stars Meghan Heffern, Adam MacDonald, Shaun Benson, Marty …

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Robert le Diable – opera

Robert le Diable (translation: “Robert the Devil”) is an 1831 opera in five acts composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer from a libretto written by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne. Robert le …

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Requiem for a Vampire – France, 1971

Requiem for a Vampire – original title: Requiem pour un Vampire – is a 1971 French horror feature film written and directed by Jean Rollin. It was apparently the favourite of all of the …

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Soucouyant – folklore

The soucouyant or soucriant in Dominica, Trinidadian and Guadeloupean folklore (also known as Ole-Higue or Loogaroo elsewhere in the Caribbean), is a kind of witch or vampire, possibly dating back …

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