Cornwall

The Beast of Bodmin – urban legend

The Beast of Bodmin, also known as the Beast of Bodmin Moor is a phantom wild cat purported to live in Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. Bodmin Moor became a centre of these sightings with occasional reports of mutilated slain livestock: the alleged panther-like cats of the same region came to… Read More ›

In Fear – UK, 2013

In Fear is a 2013 British horror film directed by Jeremy Lovering. It stars Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert and Allen Leech. Although the film is set in Ireland it was filmed on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. Plot: Tom and Lucy are trapped in a… Read More ›

Owlman of Mawnan – folklore

The Owlman, sometimes referred to as the Cornish Owlman, or the Owlman of Mawnan, is a purported cryptid that was supposedly sighted around mid-1976 in the village of Mawnan, Cornwall. The Owlman is sometimes compared to the Mothman, first seen in 1960’s America. Both, it must be said, straddle the… Read More ›

Overhill

Overhill is a 2013 British micro budget – just £600 – horror film directed and edited by Will Hutchinson from a screenplay by Leo Whetter. It stars Lorna Beckett and Merryn Owen. The film has its world premiere during the… Read More ›

The Vulture – UK/Canada, 1967

‘Talons of terror!’ The Vulture is a 1967 British-Canadian-American science fiction horror film written, produced and directed by Lawrence Huntington, the veteran’s final film before his death in 1968 (although his screenplay for The Oblong Box was adapted in 1969). It stars Robert Hutton, Akim… Read More ›

The Uninvited (USA, 1944)

The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural horror film directed by Lewis Allen. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold and stars Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey and Donald Crisp. It also marked Gail Russell’s rise as a star. Seeking respite from the… Read More ›

The Reptile (1966)

‘What strange power made her half woman – half snake?’ The Reptile is a 1966 British horror film made by Hammer Film Productions. It was directed by John Gilling (back-to-back with The Plague of the Zombies) from a screenplay by John Elder [Anthony Hinds]. Main… Read More ›

The Plague of the Zombies (UK, 1965)

‘Doomed to walk the earth as slaves to the lord of the living dead!!!’ The Plague of the Zombies is a 1965 [released 1966] British Hammer supernatural horror film directed by John Gilling back-to-back with The Reptile. It stars André Morell, John Carson, Jacqueline Pearce, Brook Williams and Michael Ripper…. Read More ›