romantic horror

Hex – Canada/USA, 2018

‘/ Heks / 1. Cast a spell on; bewitch’ Hex is a 2018 Canadian-American supernatural horror feature film directed by Rudolf Buitendach (Selling Isobel) from a screenplay co-written with Christian Piers Betley. The movie stars Ross McCall, Jenny Boyd and Kelly Blatz. Ben (Kelly… Read More ›

Dead Love – USA, 2018

‘The end is just the beginning’ Dead Love – original title: A Song for the Living – is a 2018 American romantic horror feature film directed by Colin Floom and Greg Nemer from a screenplay by Emanuel Isler, Chad Israel. The movie stars Kate… Read More ›

The Keeping Hours – USA, 2016

The Keeping Hours is a 2016 American supernatural romantic horror film directed by Karen Moncrieff (The Dead Girl) from a screenplay by Rebecca Sonnenshine (The Haunting of Molly Hartley). Jason Blum (Halloween; Unfriended: Dark Web; Get Out; et al) produced the film via… Read More ›

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. Review: Welcome to the Loire Valley in… 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 comedy horror feature film written and directed by Ben and Chris Blaine. The movie stars Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham, Cian Barry, David Troughton Holly wants to save Rob and has fallen in love with him. She… Read More ›

Crimson Peak – USA, 2015

‘Beware’ Crimson Peak is a 2015 American horror feature film directed by Guillermo del Toro (Cronos; Hellboy and sequels; Pan’s Labyrinth; Pacific Rim) from a screenplay by del Toro, Matthew Robbins and Lucinda Coxon. It was produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film stars… Read More ›

Aswang – Philippines, 2011

Aswang is a 2011 Filipino fantasy horror feature film directed and co-written by Jerrold Tarog. It stars Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, Albie Casiño, Jillian Ward, Marc Abaya and Niña Jose. The movie is a remake of Peque Gallaga’s 1992 film of the same name. The numbers of the Abuwak race (Aswang)… Read More ›