romantic horror

Mary Shelley – USA/UK/Luxembourg, 2017

Mary Shelley is a 2017 American/British/Luxembourg romantic drama film that references the science fiction and horror genres, directed by Haifaa al-Mansour from a screenplay by Emma Jensen. The film stars Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Douglas Booth, Bel Powley, and Ben Hardy. Explores writer Mary Shelley’s first love and romantic… Read More ›

4D Man – USA, 1959

‘He walks through walls of solid steel and stone!’ 4D Man – aka The Evil Force (UK); Master of Terror (US reissue) – is a 1959 American science fiction film directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. (Dinosaurus!; The Blob, 1958) from a screenplay by Theodore Simonson and Cy Chermak. It was… 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. The film is currently on the festival… Read More ›

Serpent – South Africa, 2017

‘Don’t move’ Serpent is a 2017 South African psychological thriller film written and directed by Amanda Evans. It stars Sarah Dumont, Tom Ainsley and Skye Russell. A seemingly romantic escape into nature turns into the ultimate moment of reckoning when a husband… Read More ›

Vampire Academy – USA, 2014

‘They suck at school’ Vampire Academy – aka Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters – is a 2014 American action horror film based on the 2007 best-selling novel of the same name by Richelle Mead, directed by Mark Waters and scripted by Daniel Waters. It stars Zoey Deutch, Danila Kozlovsky, Lucy Fry, Gabriel Byrne (Stigmata; Gothic; The… Read More ›

Alleluia – Belgium, 2014

    Alleluia is a 2014 Belgian-French psychological thriller directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire; Vinyan) from a screenplay co-written with Vincent Tavier. It stars Laurent Lucas, Lola Duenas and Helena Noguerra. Plot: Retells the classic “lonely hearts” case of Raymond Fernandez… Read More ›

Robert le Diable – opera

Robert le Diable (translation: “Robert the Devil”) is an 1831 opera in five acts composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer from a libretto written by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne. Robert le Diable is regarded as one of the first grand operas… 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 ›

Nina Forever – UK, 2015

Nina Forever is a 2015 British dark comedy romantic horror film written and directed by Ben and Chris Blaine. The Jeva Film production had its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, on March 14, 2015…. Read More ›