Duel (1971) reviews and overview

‘The most bizarre murder weapon ever used!’ Duel is a 1971 horror thriller feature film directed by Steven Spielberg (Jaws; producer of Poltergeist) from a screenplay by Richard Matheson, based on …

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Dead of Night (1977) reviews and overview

Dead of Night is a 1977 American made-for-television anthology fantasy horror film directed by Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings; Dark Shadows; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror). It originally premiered on NBC on …

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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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Richard Matheson – author and screenwriter

Richard Matheson (February 20, 1926 – June 23, 2013) was an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He may be known best as the author of I Am Legend, …

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The Pit and the Pendulum – USA, 1961 – reviews

‘The greatest terror tale ever told!’ The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 American horror feature film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. The screenplay by Richard Matheson was based on Edgar Allan …

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I Am Legend (2007) reviews and overview

I Am Legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith. This movie is the third feature film adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel of the same name, following 1964’s The Last …

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