SLASHER (2007) Reviews and overview

Slasher is a 2007 German horror feature film edited and directed by Frank W. Montag (Cannibal Diner) from a screenplay co-written with Jörn Döring. The movie stars Christiane Imdahl, Christian …

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SKIN CREEPERS (2018) Overview

‘They wanted to get inside her – but something else was already there…’ Skin Creepers is a 2018 German comedy horror feature film directed by Ezra Tsegaye from a screenplay co-written …

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JONATHAN (1969) Reviews and overview

Jonathan – aka Vampire stern nicht – is a 1969 West German horror feature film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer. The Iduna Film production stars Jürgen Jung, Hans-Dieter Jendreyko and Paul Albert …

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LUZ (2018) Reviews and overview

Luz is a 2018 German supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Tilman Singer. The movie stars Luana Velis, Jan Bluthardt, Julia Riedler and Johannes Benecke. Shot on Kodak …

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THE LITTLE VAMPIRE 3D (2017) Overview

The Little Vampire 3D – aka The Little Vampire – is a 2017 German animated feature film directed by Karsten Kiilerich and co-producer Richard Claus from a screenplay by the latter and Larry Wilson. …

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THE HEAD (1959) Reviews and overview

‘It just won’t lay down and stay dead’ The Head is a 1959 West German science fiction horror thriller written and directed by Russian-born Victor Trivas and produced by Wolf C. …

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REYES (2017) Overview

‘Look behind the mask.’ Reyes is a 2017 German horror feature film directed and co-produced by Patrick Templin and René Wiesner from a screenplay co-written with Peter Ahlers. It stars Kim Sønderholm …

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Friend Request – Germany, 2016 – reviews

‘Like. Comment. Kill.’ Friend Request – aka Unfriend – is a 2016 English-language German supernatural horror film directed by Simon Verhoeven from a screenplay co-written with Matthew Ballen and Philip Koch. It stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley and Connor …

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Pacemaker Pictures – film distributor

Pacemaker Pictures Inc. was an American distribution company that specialised in releasing imported European horror movies with lurid advertising campaigns, often many years later than their initial production/release. The company …

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The Samurai – Germany, 2014

The Samurai – original title Der Samurai – is a 2014 German fantasy horror film directed by Till Kleinert and starring Michel Diercks, Pit Bukowski, and Uwe Preuss. Plot Teaser A wolf …

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Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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Steel Trap – Germany, 2007 – reviews

‘Surviving each floor is the name of the game.’ Steel Trap is a 2007 German slasher horror feature film co-written and directed by Luis Cámara (Silencio).  Seven adventurous partygoers find themselves …

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Udo Kier – actor

“From time to time you have to make a film like Armageddon so people see that you’re still around.” Udo Kier – born Udo Kierspe; 14 October 1944 – is …

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M (1931) Reviews and overview

M is a 1931 German drama-thriller film directed by Fritz Lang (Metropolis, The Testament of Doctor Mabuse) and starring Peter Lorre (The Beast with Five Fingers; The Raven; Tales of Terror). It …

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SEED 2 (2014) Reviews and overview

‘The seed is growing again’ Seed 2 is a 2014 German horror film produced by the director of the original, Uwe Boll, and directed by Marcel Walz (Blind; Rootwood; Blood Feast; …

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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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ANATOMY (2000) Reviews and overview

Anatomy (German: Anatomie) is a 2000 German horror feature film written and directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky that stars Franka Potente. The film enjoyed a huge box office success in Germany, …

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INBRED (2011) Reviews and overview

‘They came in peace. They left in pieces.’ Inbred is a 2011 British-German comedy horror feature film directed by Alex Chandon (Drill Bit) from a screenplay co-written by Paul Shrimpton. Plot: Youth offenders …

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MARK OF THE DEVIL (1969) Reviews and overview

Mark of the Devil is a 1969 West German horror film released in 1970. The German title, Hexen bis aufs Blut gequält, translates as “Witches Tortured to Death”. The movie is most remembered for its US marketing …

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MANEATER OF HYDRA (1967) reviews and overview

‘Death stalking vegetation devours human blood!’ Maneater of Hydra is a 1967 Spanish-German science-fiction horror feature film co-produced and directed by American expatriate Ernst von Theumer from a screenplay written …

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