The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Reed used to be a werewolf but he’s okay nooooooooooooowww! 😉 Under the glow of a full moon if you hear a howl, it might just be Oliver Reed taking lycanthropic form in Hammer Films’ classic 1961 film “The Curse of the Werewolf”. Brief Description: An adopted boy terrorizes the inhabitants of his local townContinue reading “The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Night of the Living Dead (1968) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

They’re coming to get you, Barbara! Released in 1968, George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” is the grandfather of all modern zombie films. It might not be the first zombie film to grace the silver screen, that’s an honour reserved for Victor Halperin’s 1932 “White Zombie” which starred Bela Lugosi, but Romero’s classicContinue reading “Night of the Living Dead (1968) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Needful Things (1993) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A meh film carried by two top actors In Castle Rock, New England, life is quiet. Sheriff Alan Pangborn (Ed Harris) has recently moved from a big city to this small town expecting it to be a far-removed pace from what he is used to, and it is for a time. A new shop opensContinue reading “Needful Things (1993) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Night of the Demon (1957) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Some things are more easily started than stopped” Do not dismiss this 1957 film as being dated and old, it is a decent film with some high-profile fans from the world of Hollywood. Sited as on of Martin Scorsese’s favourite films, and having nods to it in the likes of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”Continue reading “Night of the Demon (1957) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

The Gorgon (1964) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

We are men of science. I don’t believe in ghosts or evil spirits, and I don’t think you do, either. In 1910 Vandorf, a middle-European village, locals are petrified by the myth of an ancient horror that is said to inhabit the nearby castle – Gorgon’s. When painter, Bruno Heitz’s pregnant young girl is turnedContinue reading “The Gorgon (1964) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Grabbers (2012) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“If we taint our blood with booze, we’re poisonous to eat!” When Garda Ciaran O’Shea (Richard Coyle) and Garda Lisa Nolan (Ruth Bradley) discover a mutilated whale corpse on their remote Irish island, they realise something is not right. To add to it locals are being attacked and are going missing. Its soon discovered thatContinue reading “Grabbers (2012) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Bounty Killer (2013) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Load up the guns and pack the biscuits” In the distant dystopian future, corporations run the world and war with other corporations for power. A ‘Council of Nine’ rises from the ashes of society to form a new law and order. The council orders the death of all white collared criminals and offers warrants, andContinue reading “Bounty Killer (2013) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

To the Devil a Daughter (1976) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

It is not heresy, and I will not recant! Directed by Peter Sykes, with writing credits for John Peacock (adaption), Dennis Wheatley (novel) and Gerald Vaughan-Hughes (additional material), this 1976 horror film has a runtime of 95 minutes, and was originally rated an X – although it has since being classified as an 18. TheContinue reading “To the Devil a Daughter (1976) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Ravenous (1999) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

It’s lonely being a cannibal; tough making friends. It is 1847. During the Mexican-American war, Second Lieutenant John Boyd (Guy Pearce) sees his comrades in the US Army being massacred, he plays dead out of cowardice. While being carted away with other ‘corpses’ he momentarily finds bravery and clears and captures a Mexican outpost. HisContinue reading “Ravenous (1999) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

Odd Thomas (2013) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Not every short-order cook is an undercover detective for dead people, but Odd is. “Odd Thomas” lives in a small town in California. He has a psychic ability which allows him to see dead people, but he is inspired to do something about what he sees – helping people move on or out of theContinue reading “Odd Thomas (2013) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”

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