TV film

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 ›

Satan’s School for Girls – USA, 1973

Satan’s School for Girls is an early example of the kitschy titling that would later bring us the likes of Satan’s Cheerleaders, and is one of the few TV movies to have been remade (in 2000, with Shannen Doherty in the lead role). The original stars Pamela Franklin as Elizabeth Sayers, a woman whose sister committed suicide under mysterious circumstances while attending Salem’s School for Girls…

Scream Pretty Peggy – USA, 1973

‘A pretty co-ed’s part-time job leads to a bizarre payoff!’ Scream Pretty Peggy – aka Scream, Pretty Peggy – is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film directed by Gordon Hessler (Scream and Scream Again; Cry of the Banshee; The Oblong Box; et al) from a… Read More ›

I, Desire – USA, 1982

I, Desire – aka Desire, the Vampire – is a 1982 American made-for-TV supernatural horror film directed by John Llewellyn Moxey (The Night Stalker; Home for the Holidays; The City of the Dead) from a screenplay by Robert Foster. It stars David Naughton, Dorian… Read More ›

Fear No Evil – USA, 1969

‘How can you fight an abstraction? What defense can you use against the infinite?’ Fear No Evil is a 1969 American made-for-television film directed by Paul Wendkos (From the Dead of Night; Good Against Evil; The Mephisto Waltz) from a screenplay by Richard… Read More ›

Satan’s Triangle – USA, 1975

‘A tale of mounting terror’ Satan’s Triangle is a 1975 American made-for-TV horror feature film directed by Sutton Roley (The Curse of Dracula TV series; Chosen Survivors; Sweet, Sweet Rachel) from a screenplay by William Read Woodfield (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)…. Read More ›

Dead of Night – USA, 1977

Dead of Night is a 1977 American made-for-television anthology fantasy horror film directed by Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings; Dark Shadows; The Norliss Tapes; Trilogy of Terror). It originally premiered on NBC on March 29, 1977. The film consists three stories written by… Read More ›

Arachnoquake – USA, 2012

‘The world will quake in fear’ Arachnoquake is a 2012 American made-for-television horror film directed by prolific Griff Furst (I Am Omega; Wolvesbayne; Mask Maker; Lake Placid III; Swamp Shark) from a screenplay by Eric Forsberg (Ghost Shark; Mega Piranha; Snakes… Read More ›

Stepfather III – USA, 1992

‘Daddy’s been working in the garden… again!’ Stepfather III – aka Stepfather III: Father’s Day – is a 1992 made-for-TV British-American slasher horror feature film directed by co-producer Guy Magar (Children of the Corn: Revelation; Retribution) from a screenplay co-written with Marc B…. Read More ›

Dr. Strange – USA, 1978

Dr. Strange is a 1978 supernatural fantasy television feature film based on the Marvel Comics fictional character of the same name, created by Steve Ditko. It was written and directed by Philip DeGuere. Stan Lee served as a consultant on the… Read More ›

Escapes – USA, 1986

‘Join Vincent Price on a suspense-filled journey to the supernatural!’ Escapes is a 1986 American fantasy horror feature film made for TV. It was written, produced and directed by David Steensland. The ‘film’ is actually an edited together anthology of six supernatural video shorts, each… Read More ›

Monsterwolf – USA, 2010

‘Pray he’s not hungry’ Monsterwolf, also known as Monster Wolf, is a 2010 American Syfy television supernatural horror film directed by Todor Chapkanov (Copperhead; Ghost Town; True Bloodthirst; Asylum) from a screenplay by Charles Bolon (Swamp Shark). Busy actor Griff Furst is… Read More ›

M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905–18), and of Eton College (1918–36)…. Read More ›

Do You Like Hitchcock? – Italy, 2005

Do You Like Hitchcock? – original title: Ti piace Hitchcock? – is a 2005 Italian television giallo thriller feature film directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Brondo and Ivan Morales and features a score by Pino Donaggio (Tourist Trap; Dressed to… Read More ›

Threads – UK, 1984

“In an urban society, everything connects. Each person’s needs are fed by the skills of many others. Our lives are woven together in a fabric. But the connections that make society strong also make it vulnerable”. Threads is a 1984… Read More ›

Dead Still – USA, 2014

Dead Still is a 2014 American horror feature film directed by the Booth Brothers and starring Ben Browder, Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, Jeepers Creepers), Gavin Casalegno and Elle LaMont (Dusk Till Dawn, Machete Kills). Upon the death of his grandfather, Brandon Davis,… 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 ›

When Michael Calls – USA, 1972

When Michael Calls – also known as Shattered Silence – is a 1972 thriller-drama television movie directed by Philip Leacock and starring Elizabeth Ashley, Ben Gazzara and Michael Douglas. It was adapted from John Farris’ 1967 novel of the same name. Single mother… Read More ›

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster – USA, 2010

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster is a 2010 American live action/CGI television film directed by Brian Levant for Cartoon Network with a screenplay by Daniel Altiere and Steven Altiere based on the Saturday morning cartoon series Scooby-Doo by Hanna-Barbera. It is the fourth installment in the Scooby-Doo live-action film series, and a sequel… Read More ›

Buried Alive – USA, 1990

Buried Alive is a 1990 American horror thriller television film directed by Frank Darabont (Tales from the Crypt TV series, The Mist; The Walking Dead TV series) from a screenplay by Mark Patrick Carducci (Neon Maniacs; Pumpkinhead), based on a story by David A. Davies. The film’s working title was Till Death… Read More ›

Frankenstein: The True Story – UK, 1973

Frankenstein: The True Story is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film loosely based on the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It was directed by Jack Smight, and the screenplay was co-written by novelist Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy. The film stars Leonard Whiting as Victor Frankenstein, Jane Seymour as Prima, David McCallum as Henry Clerval, James Mason as Dr Polidori… Read More ›