Narciso Ibañez Serrador – filmmaker

Narciso “Chicho” Ibañez Serrador, the Spanish horror filmmaker and television pioneer, has passed away at the age of eighty-three. Although he was responsible for just two feature films, both are …

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Larry Cohen – filmmaker

Larry Cohen was the auteur responsible for such notable horror movies as It’s Alive (1974) and It Lives Again, the 1978 sequel, God Told Me To aka Demon (1976), Q – The …

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Jorge Grau – filmmaker

Jorge Grau – born Jorge Grau Solá, 27 October 1930 – 26 December 2018 – was a Spanish director, scriptwriter, playwright and painter. Like Vicente Arana (The Blood Spattered Bride), Grau was …

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Nicolas Roeg – filmmaker

Nicolas Roeg (15 August 1928 – 23 November 2018) was an English filmmaker, best known for directing Performance (1968, released 1970), Walkabout (1971), Don’t Look Now (1973), The Man Who …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Herschell Gordon Lewis – filmmaker

Herschell Gordon Lewis (June 15, 1929 – September 26, 2016) was an American filmmaker, best known for creating the “splatter” subgenre of horror films. He is often referred to as the “Godfather …

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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 …

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Brian Clemens – screenwriter and producer

Brian Clemens (1931 – 2015) was a noted British screenwriter and producer. Clemens is best known for his TV work, often in fantasy-based action series. His most famous creation is TV series The Avengers, …

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Gordon Hessler – director, screenwriter, producer

Gordon Hessler (12 December 1925 – 19 January 2014) was a British film and television director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Berlin, Germany, he was raised in England and studied at the University of Reading. While a teenager, he …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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José Larraz – filmmaker

José Ramón Larraz (born 1929 in Barcelona) was a Spanish director of exploitation and horror films such as the cult classic Vampyres (1974). He died in Malaga on 3rd September 2013 whilst working on a remake of …

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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 …

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