THE FLY (1986) Reviews and overview

The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Cronenberg. Produced by 20th Century Fox, and Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein), the movie stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz. …

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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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UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING (2012) Reviews and overview

Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is the fourth film in the Underworld series, with Kate Beckinsale reprising her role as Selene. Theo James, Michael Ealy and India Eisley appeared in new roles to …

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ANTHROPOPHAGOUS (1980) Reviews and overview

Antropophagus, released in Britain as Anthropophagous: The Beast and in the US as Anthropophagus: The Grim Reaper is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Joe D’Amato and co-written by D’Amato and George Eastman (under his real name, Luigi Montefiori), who also starred …

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THE INNKEEPERS (2011) Reviews and overview

The Innkeepers is a 2011 American supernatural horror feature film written, directed, and edited by Ti West (The House of the Devil), starring Kelly McGillis, Pat Healy and Sara Paxton. Plot: Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke …

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TENEBRAE (1982) Reviews and overview

Tenebrae – original title: Tenebre – is a 1982 Italian giallo horror thriller film written and directed by Dario Argento (Opera; Phenomena; Suspiria; Deep Red; et al). The movie stars …

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CLOVERFIELD (2008) Reviews and overview

Cloverfield is a 2008 American found-footage style monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an official title, the film was marketed as 1-18-08. The film follows six …

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INCUBUS (1965) Reviews and overview

Incubus is a 1966 American horror film filmed entirely in the constructed language, Esperanto. The film was written and directed by Leslie Stevens, creator of The Outer Limits, and stars William Shatner (The Devil’s Rain; Kingdom of the Spiders; …

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THE COLLECTOR (2009) Reviews and overview

The Collector is a 2009 American horror feature film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed by Dunstan (director of The Neighbour; The Collection; writer of Piranha 3DD; Saw 3D: The Final …

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HALLOWEEN (1978) Reviews and overview

‘The trick was to stay alive’ Halloween is a 1978 American slasher horror feature film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis (Prom Night; Terror Train; …

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RESIDENT EVIL (2002) Reviews and overview

‘Survive the horror’ Resident Evil is a 2002 French-German-British-American action horror feature film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson (Monster Hunter; AVP: Alien vs. Predator; Event Horizon; Mortal …

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INSIDE (2007) Reviews and overview

Inside – original title: À l’intérieur – is a 2007 French horror feature film directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (Livid; Among the Living; Leatherface) from a screenplay written by the latter. The movie stars Alysson Paradis and Béatrice …

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THIRST (2009) Reviews and overview

Thirst – original title: 박쥐; Bakjwi; “Bat”- is a 2009 South Korean horror feature film, written, produced and directed by Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden; Stoker; Oldboy). It is loosely based …

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CARRIE (1976) Reviews and overview

Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Brian DePalma (Sisters; The Fury; Dressed to Kill) from a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. It stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Amy Irving. It was the …

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THE WOMAN IN BLACK (2012) Reviews and overview

‘What did they see?’ The Woman in Black is a 2012 supernatural horror feature film directed by James Watkins from a screenplay by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill’s novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer …

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WISHMASTER (1997) Reviews and overview

Wishmaster is a 1997 American horror feature film directed by Robert Kurtzman. It was executive produced by Wes Craven – the only film of the Wishmaster series with his name attached. The plot of Wishmaster concerns a djinn (evil genie), an omnipotent, supremely …

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BLACK SABBATH (1963) Reviews and overview

Black Sabbath is a 1963 Italian horror film anthology directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday; A Bay of Blood; Lisa and the Devil; Shock). The film comprises three horror stories: “The Wurdulak” (based on the novella The …

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SYNGENOR (1990) Reviews and overview

‘Product of science… nightmare from Hell!’ Syngenor is a 1990 action horror/science fiction movie directed by George Elanjian Jr. from a screenplay by Brent V. Friedman (Necronomicon; Ticks; Evil Altar) and a story by Michael Carmody. The …

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THE THING (2011) Reviews and overview

‘Mankind’s greatest discovery could be its last’ The Thing is a 2011 American-Canadian science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. from a screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. It …

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SUSPIRIA (1977) Reviews and overview

Suspiria is a 1977 Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Dario Argento from a screenplay co-written with Daria Nicolodi. It stars Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé and Udo Kier. Suspiria is the first of the trilogy Dario …

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BOARDINGHOUSE (1982) Reviews and overview

BoardingHouse – also known as Boarding House, Housegeist and Bad Force – is a 1982 American horror feature film written, directed and starring John Wintergate. It also stars Hank Adly, Kalassu and Alexandra Day. On September 18, 1972, the Hoffman …

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OPEN WATER (2003) Reviews and overview

‘Who will save you?’ Open Water is a 2003 American survival horror feature film written and directed by Chris Kentis. The Plunge Pictures production stars Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis and …

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THE HAUNTING (1963) Reviews and overview

The Haunting is a 1963 British psychological horror feature film directed by American Robert Wise (Audrey Rose) and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (We Have Always Lived …

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INVITATION ONLY (2009) Reviews and overview

Invitation Only (絕命派對 or Jue ming pai dui) is a Taiwanese horror film directed by Kevin Ko and released in April 2009. The film was billed as “Taiwan’s First-Ever Slasher Horror”. Plot: Wade Chen, who …

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SAW VI (2009) Reviews and overview

‘Trust in him’ Saw Ⅵ is a 2009 American horror feature film directed by Kevin Greutert from a screenplay written by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. The movie stars Tobin …

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CREEP (2004) Reviews and overview

Creep is a 2004 British-German horror film written and directed by Christopher Smith (The Banishing; Triangle; Severance). The movie stars Franka Potente and Sean Harris. Plot: London. Midnight. Unable to …

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THIRST (1979) Reviews and overview

‘A conspiracy of terror with only one desire.’ Thirst is a 1979 Australian horror feature film directed by Rod Hardy. It has been described as a blend of vampire and science fiction genres, …

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DEMONIC TOYS (1992) Reviews and overview

‘It’s playtime…’ Demonic Toys is a 1992 American comedy horror film produced by Charles Band’s Full Moon Entertainment. It features small, killer toys similar to those seen in Puppet Master (1989). Directed by …

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HAUNTED POLAND (2011) Reviews and overview

Haunted Poland is a 2011 found-footage horror film pieced together from amateur footage. The film was produced by Maso & Co Productions. Filmed cinéma vérité-style, Haunted Poland depicts the contents …

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PEEPING TOM (1960) Reviews and overview

Peeping Tom is a 1960 British psychological horror-thriller film directed by Michael Powell from a screenplay by the World War II cryptographer and polymath Leo Marks. The title derives from the slang expression ‘peeping Tom’ describing a voyeur. The …

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