reviews

The Ward (USA, 2010)

The Ward is a 2010 American psychological horror film directed by John Carpenter. The screenplay is written by Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen. It stars Amber Heard, Danielle Panabaker, Mika Boorem, and Jared Harris. It is Carpenter’s first full-length feature film since Ghosts of Mars in 2001. The story revolves around a young institutionalized… Read More ›

Freddy vs. Jason (USA, 2003)

‘Place your bets’ Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher horror film directed by Ronny Yu (Bride of Chucky) from a screenplay by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift (Starship Troopers, 2018; Friday the 13th, 2009). The film is a crossover between the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday… Read More ›

Dagon (2001)

Dagon is a 2001 horror film directed by Stuart Gordon and written by Dennis Paoli. Despite the title, the plot is actually based on H. P. Lovecraft’s novella The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1932) rather than on his earlier short story “Dagon” (1919). A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends… Read More ›

Panic Button (2011)

‘The UK’s first social network horror’ Panic Button is a 2011 British horror thriller film directed by Chris Crow from a screenplay by Frazer Lee. Plot: Four young people win a competition of a lifetime; Jo (Scarlett Alice Johnson), Max (Jack Gordon) Gwen… Read More ›

Shock Waves (USA, 1975)

Shock Waves is a 1975 American horror movie co-written and directed by Ken Wiederhorn (Eyes of a Stranger; Return of the Living Dead Part 2). Shot on 16mm (later blown up to 35mm) between July and August 1975, it was initially titled Death Corps. In 1977,… Read More ›