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Let’s Be Evil – UK, 2016

‘Evil see. Evil do.’ Let’s Be Evil is a 2016 British science fiction horror film directed by Martin Owen (L.A. Slasher) from a screenplay co-written with Elizabeth Morris and Jonathan Willis. The movie stars Elizabeth Morris, Kara Tointon, Elliot James Langridge, Isabelle Allen. Three chaperones are… Read More ›

The Children – UK, 2008

‘You brought them into the world. They will take you out’ The Children is a 2008 British horror thriller film written and directed by Tom Shankland (WΔZ), based on a story by Paul Andrew Williams. It stars Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell… Read More ›

Satanic – USA, 2016

‘They unleashed the ultimate evil’ Satanic is a 2016 American horror film directed by Jeffrey Hunt (Sleepy Hollow; The Vampire Diaries) from a screenplay by Anthony Jaswinski (Backwoods; Kristy; The Shallows). The Circle of Confusion and Marvista Entertainment production stars Sarah Hyland, Marc Barnes, and… Read More ›

The Children – USA, 1980

‘… Pray you never meet them!’ The Children – aka The Children of Ravensback – is a 1980 American horror feature film co-produced and directed by Max Kalmanowicz from a screenplay by co-producer Carlton J. Albright (Luther the Geek) and Edward Terry. Harry Manfredini provided… Read More ›

Demons 2 – Italy, 1986

‘The nightmare returns… Let’s party!’ Demons 2 – Italian: Dèmoni 2, aka Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns –  is a 1986 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Lamberto Bava and co-written and produced by Dario Argento. The movie is a sequel to Bava’s… Read More ›

Crowhaven Farm – USA, 1970

‘A chilling tale of vengeance from beyond the grave.’ Crowhaven Farm is a 1970 made-for television horror film directed by Walter Grauman (Are You in the House Alone?; Daughter of the Mind) and starring Hope Lange (Death Wish; A Nightmare on Elm Street… Read More ›

Cooties – USA, 2014

‘You are what they eat.’ Cooties is a 2014 American comedy horror film directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott, written by Ian Brennan and Leigh Whannell. It stars Elijah Wood (Maniac; Open Windows), Alison Pill, Rainn Wilson, Jack McBrayer and Jorge Garcia. The film went through some reshoots and a new ending… Read More ›

It’s Alive – USA, 2008

It’s Alive is a 2008 straight-to-DVD remake of Larry Cohen’s 1974 horror film of the same name. It was directed by Josef Rusnak from a screenplay by Cohen, Paul Sopocy and James Portolese. The film stars Bijou Phillips, James Murray, Raphaël Coleman, Owen Teale, Skye Bennett and Ty Glaser. Officially released straight-to-DVD on October 6, 2009, it… Read More ›

Unman, Wittering and Zigo – UK, 1971

Unman, Wittering and Zigo is a 1971 British macabre thriller film directed by John Mackenzie and co-produced and starring David Hemmings, Douglas Wilmer and Tony Haygarth. It was adapted by Simon Raven (Incense for the Damned/Bloodsuckers) from Giles Cooper’s 1950s radio play of the same title. The notable cinematography is by Geoffrey Unsworth (Goodbye Gemini).Though… Read More ›

The Godsend – UK, 1980

‘A Gift from Heaven… or a curse from Hell!’ The Godsend is a 1980 British horror film directed by Gabrielle Beaumont from a screenplay by actor Olaf Pooley (The Corpse). The film stars Cyd Hayman, Malcolm Stoddard and Angela Pleasance (Symptoms). This Cannon Group (X-Ray; Schizoid)… Read More ›

Here Comes the Devil – Mexico/USA, 2012

Here Comes the Devil – original title: Ahí va el diablo –  is a 2012 Mexican-American horror film written and directed by Adrián García Bogliano (Late Phases; The ABCs of Death). The movie stars Francisco Barreiro, Laura Caro and Alan Martinez. A couple’s son and daughter inexplicably reappear after… Read More ›

Plague Town

Plague Town is a 2008 American horror film directed by David Gregory and written by David Gregory and John Cregan. While vacationing in the Irish countryside, a dysfunctional family encounters a village of deformed and homicidal residents.These residents are mostly… Read More ›

Axe – USA, 1974

  ‘More horrific than Texas Chain Saw Massacre…’ Axe – released theatrically as Lisa, Lisa and also known as California Axe Massacre and The Virgin Slaughter – is a 1974 American exploitation horror film written and directed by Frederick R. Friedel. The film, which was released… Read More ›

Spider Baby – USA, 1964

‘Seductive innocence of Lolita, savage hunger of a black widow!’ Spider Baby – subtitled: Or the Maddest Story Ever Told – is a 1964 American dark comedy horror film, written and directed by Jack Hill (Blood Bath) that was released in 1968. It stars Lon Chaney,… Read More ›

Twisted Nerve – UK, 1968

Twisted Nerve is a 1968 British-American psychological thriller film directed by Roy Boulting about a disturbed young man, Martin, who pretends, under the name of Georgie, to be mentally retarded in order to be near Susan, a girl he has become infatuated with, killing those who get… Read More ›

The Visitor (1978)

The Visitor – aka Stridulum – is a 1978 Italian/American horror/science fiction exploitation film directed by Giulio Paradisi (Michael J. Paradise), based on a story by the Egyptian writer (and producer) Ovidio G. Assonitis (Beyond the Door, Piranha II: The Spawning, Madhouse). Main cast:… Read More ›

Satan’s Baby Doll – Italy, 1982

‘When the Devil calls, she comes…’ Satan’s Baby Doll – aka La bimba di satana – is a 1982 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bianchi, and is a remake of Malabimba from 1979. The film features adult movie diva Marina Hedman, trash movie queen Mariangela Giordano, Aldo Sambrell and… Read More ›

The Kingdom aka Riget

The Kingdom (Danish title: Riget) is an eight-episode Danish television mini-series, created by Lars von Trier in 1994, and co-directed by Lars von Trier and Morten Arnfred. It has been edited together into a five-hour movie for distribution in the United Kingdom and United States. It is currently available on DVD in the United… Read More ›

The Other (1972)

‘Holland – where is the baby?’ The Other is a 1972 psychological horror film directed by Robert Mulligan, adapted for film by Tom Tryon, from his bestselling novel. It stars Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, and Chris and Martin Udvarnoky. Plot teaser: Two nine-year-old twins, Niles and Holland (played by… Read More ›

The Devil’s Backbone – Spain, 2001

The Devil’s Backbone (Spanish: El espinazo del diablo) is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro from a screenplay co-written with Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. It was produced by Pedro Almodóvar. Plot: Spain, 1939, during the final year of the Spanish Civil War. The ghost of a child stalks… Read More ›