Joe Dante

Piranha – USA, 1978

Piranha is a 1978 American horror feature film about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed by Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins, Trapped Ashes; Burying the Ex) and stars Bradford Dillman (Bug), Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Keenan Wynn, Barbara Steele (Black Sunday; Shivers), Dick Miller and Belinda Balaski. Produced by Roger… Read More ›

Gremlins – USA, 1984

Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film directed by Joe Dante (The Howling; Piranha). Steven Spielberg was the film’s executive producer, with the film being produced by Michael Finnell and written by Chris Columbus, drawing on legends of gremlins going back to World War II. The film stars Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates. A sequel, Gremlins 2:… Read More ›

Camp Cold Brook – USA, 2017

‘They don’t care if you believe’ Camp Cold Brook is a 2017 American paranormal horror film directed by Andy Palmer (Badlands of Kain; The Funhouse Massacre; Alien Strain) from a screenplay by Alex Carl (short: Reeves Road). It stars Chad Michael Murray and… Read More ›

Matinee – USA, 1993

Matinee is a 1993 comedy film directed by Joe Dante (Burying the Ex; Trapped Ashes; Gremlins; The Howling; Piranha) from a screenplay by Jerico Stone (My Stepmother Is an Alien) and Charlie Haas (Gremlins 2: The New Batch; Martians Go Home),… Read More ›

Humanoids from the Deep – USA, 1980

‘They’re not human. But they hunt women. Not for killing. For mating.’ Humanoids from the Deep aka Monster: Humanoids from the Deep is a 1980 American science fiction horror movie, starring Doug McClure (At the Earth’s Core), Ann Turkel, and Vic Morrow (The Evictors). Roger Corman… Read More ›