Tobe Hooper – filmmaker

William Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his landmark horror feature film, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1973) which he co-wrote with Kim Henkel, for the mini-series adaptation of Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot… Read More ›

George A. Romero – filmmaker

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian (dual citizenship) filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his gore-filled and satirical horror films. Peter Grunwald, the director’s longtime producing partner announced that Romero died in his sleep while listening… Read More ›

Ted V. Mikels – filmmaker

Ted V. Mikels (born Theodore Mikacevich; April 29, 1929 – October 16, 2016) was an American independent filmmaker primarily known for his horror movies such as The Astro-Zombies and The Corpse Grinders, although he also directed cult action-exploitation movies such as Girl in Gold Boots… Read More ›

Lucio Fulci Poker Cards

Lucio Fulci Poker Cards were produced by UK-based company Gods and Monsters in 2015. It was their first project in conjunction with the Psychotronic Store. 1 High quality plastic-coated poker-sized cards 2. 36 ‘pip’ cards, all featuring artwork from films… Read More ›

The Apparition – USA, 2012

‘Once you believe you die’ The Apparition is a 2012 American horror film written and directed by Todd Lincoln and starring Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill and Luke Pasqualino. On May 21, 1973, six people conduct The Charles Experiment, a parapsychological exercise, in which they stare at… Read More ›

Alan Ormsby – filmmaker

  Alan Ormsby has been something of a jack-of-all-trades in the film industry: not only a highly successful and award winning screenwriter, but also director, actor, make-up effects technician and author. And although his career has taken him far from… Read More ›

Bob Clark – director

Benjamin ‘Bob’ Clark could have been one of the leading lights of the horror genre after making a series of popular and critically acclaimed shockers during the 1970’s. Yet despite being as prolific (often more so) than the likes of… Read More ›

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – USA, 1994

Frankenstein – aka Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh himself. It also stars Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian Holm, John Cleese (Monty Python), Aidan Quinn and Richard Briers. Produced on a budget of $45 million, it is considered the… Read More ›

José Larraz – filmmaker

José Ramón Larraz (born 1929 in Barcelona) was a Spanish director of exploitation and horror films such as the erotic and bloody cult classic Vampyres (1974). He died in Malaga on 3rd September 2013 whilst working on a remake of Vampyres that was completed by his co-writer Víctor… Read More ›

Jess Franco – obituary

Jesús Franco has died, aged 82. The legendary film director had been critically ill since suffering a stroke last week, but his many fans and admirers were hoping that the indomitable director would somehow pull through. Alas, it wasn’t to be…. Read More ›