Nightbreed – TV series, 2019

Nightbreed is a forthcoming 2019 fantasy horror television series being developed by screenwriter Josh Stolberg (Jigsaw; Piranha 3D; Sorority Row) for Morgan Creek and Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, …

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Nightbreed – USA, 1990

‘A new reason to fear the night’ Nightbreed is a 1990 American fantasy horror feature film written and directed by Clive Barker (Hellraiser), based on his 1988 novel Cabal. The movie stars Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby and …

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Hellraiser TV series is being planned

Deadline has reported that IT producer Roy Lee and Ready Player One producer Dan Farah are attempting to bring Hellraiser, the iconic horror franchise based around Pinhead and the Cenobites, …

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Residue – Canada, 2017

‘Your demons await you…’ Residue is a 2017 Canadian crime-supernatural horror film written and directed by Rusty Nixon. Private investigator Luke Harding (James Clayton) reads a sinister book owned by …

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Daniel Licht – composer

Daniel James Licht (March 13, 1957 – August 2, 2017) was an American soundtrack composer and musician, best known for writing the score of Showtime TV series Dexter. Daniel Licht grew up in Detroit and …

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Seeds – USA, 2018

‘A story of temptation and monsters’ Seeds is a 2018 horror film directed by Owen Long from a screenplay by Steven Weisman, based on Long’s storyline. It stars Trevor Long, Andrea Chen and Garr …

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Death Line aka Raw Meat – UK, 1972

‘Mind the doors!!!’ Death Line is a 1972 British horror feature film directed by American filmmaker Gary Sherman (Dead & Buried, Poltergeist III) from his own storyline. It was scripted by Ceri Jones and distributed as Raw Meat in the …

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The Void – Canada, 2016

‘There is a Hell. This is worse.’ The Void is a 2016 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. Best known for their work …

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Lord of Illusions – USA, 1995

‘Clive Barker has seen the future of terror. Now… You will too’ Lord of Illusions is a 1995 American horror film written and directed by Clive Barker (Hellraiser), based on his …

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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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Spring – USA, 2014

Spring is a 2014 American romantic horror feature film directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. It stars Lou Taylor Pucci, Jeremy Gardner, Nick Nevern and Nadia Hilker. A young man …

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Fear – magazine, UK, 1988 – 1991

Fear was a British full-colour magazine published by Newsfield between 1988 and 1991. It was edited by John Gilbert and as well as covering just horror films, it also provided a …

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The Drownsman – Canada, 2014

‘How long can you hold your breath?’ The Drownsman is a 2014 Canadian horror film produced and directed by Chad Archibald from a screenplay co-written with Cody Calahan (Antisocial). It stars Michelle Mylett, …

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Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth – USA, Canada, 1992

‘Pinhead is back… and he brought some friends too’ Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth is a 1992 American-Canadian horror feature film directed by Anthony Hickox from a screenplay by Peter Atkins and Tony Randel based on characters created by Clive Barker. …

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Essential Horror

The films on this ‘Essential’ list are important in terms of their global impact on the horror movie genre, either for their box office draw, artistic merit, cult credibility, or simple shock value. …

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The Evil Dead – USA, 1981

‘The ultimate experience in gruelling terror’ The Evil Dead is a 1981 American supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Sam Raimi and executive produced by Raimi and Bruce …

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Candyman – USA, 1992

‘We dare you to say his name five times’ Candyman is a 1992 American horror feature film directed by Bernard Rose (Sx_tape; Frankenstein; Snuff Movie; Paperhouse) and is based on the short story ‘The …

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Rawhead Rex – Ireland | UK, 1986

‘He’s pure evil. Pure power. Pure terror.’ Rawhead Red – also promoted as RawHeadRex – is a 1986 British-Irish supernatural horror film directed by George Pavlou from a screenplay by Clive Barker (Hellraiser). The film is about …

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Hellraiser – UK/USA, 1987

‘Demon to some. Angel to others.’ Hellraiser – also known as Clive Barker’s Hellraiser – is a 1987 British horror film written and directed by Clive Barker (Nightbreed; Lord of Illusions), based upon his own novella, The Hellbound …

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II – UK, 1988

‘Clive Barker takes us on a descent into Hell.’ Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a 1988 British horror feature film directed by Tony Randel from a screenplay written by Peter Atkins, …

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