Leprechaun 2 – USA, 1994 – overview and reviews

‘The Gold, the Bride and The Ugly…’ Leprechaun 2 is a 1994 American supernatural comedy horror feature film directed by Rodman Flender (The Unborn; Idle Hands; Scream: The TV series) …

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Wendigo – USA, 2001 – reviews

Wendigo is a 2001 American horror film written, edited and directed by Larry Fessenden (Depraved; Beneath; Habit); it stars starring Patricia Clarkson, Jake Weber, Erik Per Sullivan, and John Speredakos. George (Jake …

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Demon – Poland, 2015 – reviews

Demon – aka Ha’dibouk – is a 2015 Polish-Israeli horror film directed by Marcin Wrona from a screenplay co-written with Pawel Maslona. The film takes its inspiration from the Jewish legend of the dybbuk …

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El Silbón – folklore

El Silbón – English translation: “The Whistler” – is a character appearing in both Colombian and Venezuelan folk tales, famed for terrorising men, women and children, especially the latter whom he …

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Baba Yaga – folklore

“That’s not my mother’s voice I hear. I think that Baba Yaga’s near!” Baba Yaga is a recurrent figure in East European folklore, usually as a single entity though sometimes …

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Orang Minyak – folklore

The Orang Minyak is one of a number of Malay ghost myths. Orang Minyak literally means oily man in Malay. According to one legend, popularised in the 1956 film Sumpah Orang Minyak (The Curse of the Oily Man) …

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The Devil’s Tramping Ground – folklore

The Devil’s Tramping Ground is a camping spot located in a forest near the Harper’s Crossroads area near Bennett, North Carolina. It has been the subject of persistent local legends and lore, which …

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The Highgate Vampire – folklore

The Highgate Vampire was a media sensation surrounding reports of supposed supernatural activity at Highgate Cemetery in North London in the 1970s. The publicity was initiated by a group of young people interested in the occult …

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