religious horror

Savage Weekend – USA, 1976

‘All they wanted was fun… what they got was terror… mayhem… murder! Savage Weekend is a 1976 American slasher horror feature film written, produced and directed by David Paulsen as The Upstate Murders and initially marketed as Killer Behind the Mask. The film features a repeated… Read More ›

The Haunting of Molly Hartley – USA, 2008

‘Her past is yet to come’ The Haunting of Molly Hartley is a 2008 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Mickey Liddell from a screenplay by John Travis and Rebecca Sonnenshine. The Liddell Entertainment production stars Haley Bennett, Chace Crawford, AnnaLynne McCord, and Jake Weber. After… Read More ›

The Bad Nun – UK, 2018

‘Time to repent’ The Bad Nun – formerly The Watcher – is a 2018 British horror film written and directed by Scott Jeffrey (writer of The House on Elm Lake; Unhinged; Fox Trap; et al). The Proportion Productions movie stars Becca Hirani, Lucy… Read More ›

The Possessed – USA, 1977

The Possessed is a 1977 American made-for-TV supernatural horror film directed by Jerry Thorpe from a screenplay by John Sacret Young, and starring James Farentino, Joan Hackett, Diana Scarwid, and Harrison Ford. Kevin Leahy, an alcoholic Catholic priest who has strayed from his faith, crashes his car and is pronounced dead… Read More ›

The Devil’s Doorway – UK, 2018

In October 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton are sent by the Vatican to investigate a statue of the Virgin Mary weeping blood in a rural Irish convent, a ‘Magdalene laundry’ that serves as a religious asylum for prostitutes, the mentally disabled, and unmarried pregnant women. In hopes of capturing photographic evidence of this apparent miracle, Father Thornton films their inquiry with a portable 16mm camera.

Headhunter – USA/South Africa, 1988

‘Keeping your head under stressful conditions can be difficult.’ Headhunter – aka Head Hunter – is a 1988 American/South African supernatural horror movie directed by Francis Schaeffer (Wired to Kill) from a screenplay by Len Spinelli. The movie stars Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly and June… Read More ›

The Incantation – USA, 2018

The Incantation is a 2018 American paranormal horror film written and directed by Jude S. Walko (producer of SiREN), making his feature debut. The Blue Falcon Productions movie stars Dean Cain, Sam Valentine and Dylan Kellogg. Review: Welcome to the Loire Valley in… Read More ›