body horror

Autopsy – USA, 2008

‘Evil cuts both ways.’ Autopsy is a 2008 American horror feature film directed by Adam Gierasch (Tales of Halloween segment; Fractured; Night of the Demons; plus many horror screenplays). The movie stars Jessica Lowndes, Ross Cohn, Ross McCall, Ashley Schneider and Robert Patrick. Five friends enjoy… Read More ›

Ravers – UK, 2018

‘Party like there’s no tomorrow’ Ravers is a 2018 British comedy horror film directed by Bernhard Pucher from a screenplay by Luke Foster, based on Pucher’s storyline. The movie stars Georgia Hirst, Maria Volk, Danny Kirrane, Kamal Angelo Bolden, Manpreet Bambra and in a cameo… Read More ›

Shivers – Canada, 1975

‘Being terrified is just the beginning…’ Shivers is a 1975 Canadian science fiction body horror feature film written and directed by David Cronenberg (Dead Ringers; The Fly; Videodrome; Rabid). It stars Barbara Steele, Paul Hampton, Joe Silver and Lynn Lowry. The movie was filmed as Orgy of the… Read More ›

Venom – USA, 2018

Venom is a 2018 American science fiction dark fantasy feature film directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) from a screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, Kelly Marcel and Will Beall, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The movie is produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel… Read More ›

Cynthia – USA, 2018

‘They wanted a baby in the worst way.’ Cynthia is a 2018 American comedy horror feature film directed by Devon Downs and Kenny Gage (Anarchy Parlor) from a screenplay by Robert Rhine (Exorcism at 60,000 Feet). The Girls and Corpses production stars Scout… Read More ›

Epidemic – USA, 2018

‘It’s coming …and it’s deadly!’ Epidemic is a 2018 American body horror feature film directed by Stephen Michael Giglio from a screenplay co-written with Adam Romanchik. The Pomerantz Pictures production stars Andrew Hunsicker, Amanda K. Morales, Gina Destra, Mike Sutton, Chloe… Read More ›

Rabid – Canada, 2018

Rabid is a 2018 Canadian horror feature film directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska as The Soska Sisters (See No Evil 2; American Mary) from a screenplay co-written with John Serge (Dead on Campus), based on David Cronenberg’s 1977 film of the… Read More ›

Chimera – USA, 2018

‘Do you want to live forever?’ Chimera is a 2018 science fiction horror thriller film written and directed by Maurice Haeems, making his feature debut. The Praxis Media Ventures production stars Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan and Karishma Ahluwalia. A brilliant but disturbed scientist freezes… Read More ›

The Puppet Masters – USA, 1994

‘Trust no one’ The Puppet Masters is a 1994 science fiction horror feature film directed by Stuart Orme (The Wolves of Willoughby Chase) from a screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio and David S. Goyer (The Forest; Blade II; The Unborn), adapted from Robert A. Heinlein’s 1951 novel… Read More ›

Demonoid – Mexico/USA, 1981

Demonoid – aka Macabra – is a 1981 Mexican-American supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Alfredo Zacarías (The Bees; Capulina contra las momias) from a screenplay co-written with David Lee Fein (Cheerleader Camp) and F. Amos Powell

Basket Case 2 – USA, 1990

‘This time he’s not alone.’ Basket Case 2 is a 1990 American comedy horror film written and directed by Frank Henenlotter (Bad Biology; Frankenhooker; Brain Damage). The Shapiro Glickenhaus Entertainment production stars Kevin Van Hentenryck, Annie Ross and Kathryn Meisle. A further sequel, Basket Case 3: The Progeny,… Read More ›

Apartment 212 – USA/Spain, 2017

‘Eat… prey… love’ Apartment 212 – formerly Gnaw – is a 2017 American-Spanish horror film directed by Haylar Garcia (An American Terror) from a screenplay co-written with Jim Brennan and Kathryn Gould. It stars Penelope Mitchell, Sally Kirkland, and Chris Johnson. When Jennifer (Penelope Mitchell) wakes… Read More ›

Kuso – USA, 2017

‘We survived!’ Kuso is a 2017 American body horror black comedy film directed by Flying Lotus [Steven Ellison] from a screenplay co-written with David Firth and Zack Fox. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2017. It was reported that… Read More ›

Where the Skin Lies – UK, 2017

‘When your number is up’ Where the Skin Lies is a 2017 British horror thriller film directed by Michaël Boucherie from a screenplay co-written with David Boucherie. The Signwriter Films/Animal Tank production stars Tristan Beint, Amelia Bennett and Simon Rivers. Six friends, bound together… Read More ›

Deimosimine – USA, 2017

‘Fear is always the best medicine’ Deimosimine is a 2017 science fiction horror feature film directed by Chad Armstrong (Mortality) from a screenplay by producer Andrew Thompson (Circle). The LC Films production stars Cassidy Balkcom, Portia Chellelynn and Gary Lee Vincent.  Cindy (Cassidy… Read More ›

The Untamed – Mexico/Denmark, 2016

The Untamed – La región salvaje – is a Mexican/Danish science fiction erotic fantasy film directed by Amat Escalante from a screenplay co-written with Gibrán Portela. It stars Kenny Johnston, Simone Bucio and Jesús Meza. The fragile existence of a young housewife and her working class family… Read More ›

Thinner – USA, 1996

‘Let the curse fit the crime.’ Thinner – aka Stephen King’s Thinner – is a 1996 American body horror film directed by Tom Holland (Rock Paper Dead; Child’s Play; Fright Night) from a screenplay co-written with Michael McDowell (Tales from the Darkside; Beetlejuice). The film… Read More ›

Summer Camp – Spain/USA, 2015

‘Ready for some fun?’ Summer Camp is a 2015 Spanish-American horror film directed by Alberto Marini (co-executive producer of [Rec] and sequels; Sleep Tight) from a screenplay co-written with Danielle Schleif (The Condemned). It stars Diego Boneta, Jocelin Donahue, and Maiara Walsh. Four… Read More ›

The Chilling – USA, 1989

‘They came, they thawed, they conquered…’ The Chilling is a 1989 American science fiction horror film directed by Deland Nuse (Return of the Boogeyman) and Jack A. Sunseri (producer of The Dead Pit) from a screenplay the latter co-wrote with actor Guy… Read More ›

Replace – Canada/Germany, 2017

Replace is a 2017 Canadian-German body horror film directed by Norbert Keil (short: Twisted), making his feature debut. The screenplay was co-written with Richard Stanley (The Island of Dr. Moreau; Dust Devil; Hardware). Additional dialogue was provided by Scarlett Amaris. It stars Rebecca Forsythe, Lucie Aron… Read More ›

Slime City – USA, 1988

 ‘A horror film with guts’ Slime City is a 1988 American comedy-horror splatter film written and directed by Greg Lamberson (Killer Rack; Dry Bones). The Psychotronic Video Guide has suggested that the budget was $50,000. The film stars Robert Sabin (Naked Fear;… Read More ›

Antibirth – Canada-USA, 2016

Antibirth is a 2016 American-Canadian independent body horror film written and directed by Danny Perez (Oddsac). Main cast: Natasha Lyonne (Yoga Hosers; #Horror; All About Evil), Chloë Sevigny (American Horror Story; #Horror; American Psycho), Meg Tilly (One Dark Night; Psycho II; Body Snatchers) Mark… Read More ›

The Unseen – Canada, 2016

 ‘Invisible Man. Visible curse.’ The Unseen is a 2016 Canadian science fiction horror feature film written and directed by Geoff Redknap. It stars Aden Young, Camille Sullivan and Julia Sarah Stone. Bob Longmore (Aden Young), is a man who abruptly left his… Read More ›

Street Trash – USA, 1987

‘Prepare for a molten hobo holocaust’ Street Trash is a 1987 American body horror exploitation feature film directed by J. Michael Muro (credited as Jim Muro), based on his short student film of the same name. Roy Frumkes (Diary of the… Read More ›

Patchwork – Canada/USA, 2015

‘Some assembly required’ Patchwork is a 2015 Canadian-American comedy horror film directed by Tyler MacIntyre from a screenplay co-written with Chris Lee Hill (Tragedy Girls). It stars Tory Stolper, Tracey Fairaway and Maria Blasucci. Three young women go out partying one night and… Read More ›

Bite – Canada, 2015

‘This may sting a little’ Bite is a 2015 Canadian horror film directed by Chad Archibald (The Heretics; The Drownsman; Ejecta) from a screenplay written by Jayme Laforest. It was produced by Black Fawn Films in association with Breakthrough Entertainment. While on her… Read More ›

Excess Flesh – USA, 2015

Excess Flesh is a 2015 American horror film directed by Patrick Kennelly from a screenplay co-written with Sigrid Gilmer. It stars Bethany Orr and Mary Loveless as antagonistic roommates who share an obsession with food. The film premiered at the South by Southwest festival on… Read More ›

Ghost Weddings – article

In Chinese tradition, a ghost marriage (Chinese: 冥婚; pinyin: mínghūn; literally: “spirit marriage”) is a marriage in which one or both parties are deceased. Other forms of ghost marriage are practiced worldwide, from Sudan, to India, to France since 1959…. Read More ›