Novel

Gerald’s Game – USA, 2017

‘Some games you play. Some you survive.’ Gerald’s Game is a 2017 American horror film directed by Mike Flanagan (Ouija:Origin of Evil; Hush; Before I Wake; Oculus; Absentia) from a screenplay co-written with Jeff Howard. The movie is an adaptation of Stephen King’s… Read More ›

Conjure Wife – novel

Conjure Wife (1943) is a supernatural horror novel by Fritz Leiber. Its premise is that witchcraft flourishes as an open secret among women. The story is told from the point of view of a small-town college professor who discovers that… Read More ›

Web – novel by John Wyndham

Web is a science fiction/horror novel written by the English author John Wyndham (The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Midwich Cuckoos) The novel was published by the estate of John Wyndham in April 1979, ten years after his death. Plot summary: The events depicted in Web are… Read More ›

The Bighead – USA, 2013

The Bighead is a 2013 American horror film directed by Michael Ling, who adapted the screenplay from Edward Lee’s novel. It stars Raquel Cantu, Carrie Malabre, P. David Miller, Michael Coons, Orson Chaplin, Lance Trezona, Ashley Totin and Cheetah Platt…. Read More ›

Dressed to Kill – USA, 1980

Dressed to Kill is a 1980 horror thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma  (Phantom of the Paradise, Carrie, The Fury). It focuses on the murder of a housewife and an investigation involving a young prostitute who witnessed the murder, the victim’s teenaged son and her psychiatrist. The original music… Read More ›

The Picture of Dorian Gray – novel

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890. The magazine’s editors feared the story was indecent as submitted, so they censored roughly 500 words, without Wilde’s knowledge,… Read More ›

The Uninvited – USA, 1944

The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural horror feature 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… Read More ›

The Other (1972)

‘Holland – where is the baby?’ The Other is a 1972 psychological horror film directed by Robert Mulligan, adapted for film by Tom Tryon, from his bestselling novel. It stars Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, and Chris and Martin Udvarnoky. Plot teaser: Two nine-year-old twins, Niles and Holland (played by… Read More ›