Horror Reviews

Horror Movies
DVD & Cinema reviews: Horror can be experienced just as well at home as it can at the cinema. Look here to find reviews of DVD and cinema releases.

1408 Film review star
John Cusack checks into room 1408 and quickly regrets it in this Stephen King horror which also stars Samuel L. Jackson.

A Nightmare on Elm Street DVD Review star
Look at the Special 2 Disc Set of A Nightmare on Elm Street by Wes Craven

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 Dream Warriors star
A look at the third, and most credible sequal to ´A Nightmare on Elm Street´-´3: Dream Warriors´ - starring Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette and John Saxon.

A Nightmare on Elm Street Re-make Review star
Part one of my Nightmare re-make review. I take a sneeky look at the re-make of Wes Craven's classic 'A Nightmare on Elm Street', just re-made by Platinum Dunes and starring Jackie Earl Hailey as Freddy Krueger, a peadophile haunting teenagers dreams.

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane DVD review star
A look at the film and DVD extras for 'All The Boys Love Mandy Lane' which includes an interview with star of the movie, Amber Heard.

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane Review star
´All The Boys Love Mandy Lane,´ to find out if I was one of them, check out my review of this clever thriller, starring Amber Heard and Whitney Able. A movie which makes a strong comment on peer pressure in High School.

April Fools Day Movie review 1986 star
A review of the brilliant eighties suspence horror - ´April Fool´s Day´ - a fun and scary horror movie with Amy Steel and Deborah Foreman.

Babysitter Wanted Movie Review star
A review of 'Babysitter Wanted' a twist on the tale of a babysitter being harrassed.

Black Christmas movie review star
Christmas is coming, but we have horror movies to cover every Holiday - here´s a look at the 2006 remake of the classic 1974 cult horror, ´Black Christmas,´ starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Weinstead, Katie Cassidy and Lacey Chabert.

Black Christmas original 1974 star
A review of the original ´slasher film´, ´Black Christmas´ (1974)- made four years before ´Halloween´, starring Olivia Hussey & Margot Kidder. This cult horror set the standard that others followed.

Candyman review 1992 star
Dare you say his name five times? Virginia Madsen and Tony Todd star in Candyman, a classic and beautiful horror.

Captivity review star
Review of the recent horror/thriller ´Captivity´, starring Elisha Cuthbert and Daniel Gillies.

Cat's Eye movie review star
Based on three short stories involving a cat by Stephen King, Drew Barrymore stars in this fun, fantasy horror movie.

Christine and Dolores Claiborne review star
Looking at two more Stephen King movie adaptions, this week, it´s John Carpenter´s Christine and Kathy Bates in Dolores Claiborne.

Cry Wolf Film Review star
A look at the 2005 film 'Cry Wolf', about a group of students who make up a fictitious killer, only to see someone take their stories and make them real.

Dead Silence review star
A review of the new movie ´Dead Silence´ starring Ryan Kwanten of 'True Blood' fame.

Death Note Movie Review star
A look at the Japanese animie smash, 'Death Note', which has produced games, novels, graphic novels and sequels. Telling the story of a boy who can kill anyone by writing their name in a book, with the help of a CGI death demon. An interesting mixture of animation and live action bring's this hor

Death Proof movie review Grindhouse movie review star
A look at the latest Tarantino movie, ´Death Proof´ or ´Grindhouse´, a horror movie starring Kurt Russell as a crazy serial killer who uses his car to kill.

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark Remake Review star
Review of the 2011 re-make of the 1973 made for TV horror movie. Stars Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes and Bailee Madison fighting against a lot of nasty little monsters that have been unleashed from the basement in their new home.

Donkey Punch horror movie review star
A look at the latest British horror movie, ´Donkey Punch´ - did you know what that meant?? Shame on you. Directed by Olly Blackburn.

Drag Me To Hell review star
Review of Sam Raimi's innovative and fresh horror, ‘Drag me to Hell’, starring Alison Lohman as Christine Brown, an unfortunate girl who has a curse placed on her by a gypsy. Also stars Justin Long, in this welcome comeback from director, Raimi, to the horror genre.

Eden Lake review star
A review of the terrifying and disturbing thriller/horror, ‘Eden Lake’, which stars Kelly Reilly and Michael Fassbender as a young couple being hunted down by a gang of evil youths in the woods, in director, James Watkins, U.K hoodie horror.

Freddy vs. Jason review star
Jason Voorhees and Freddy Kruger duke it out like the horror icons they are in this fun, shameless horror. This is a really fun movie to watch and fans of both franchises should enjoy it - but who wins?

Friday the 13th 2009 remake review star
Second part of the review of the 2009 version of the original classic slasher movie, 'Friday the 13th.'

Fright Night 2011 Review star
Review of the 2011 re-make of 'Fright Night' starring Anton Yelchin as Charlie whose new neighbour, Colin Farrell turns out to be a vampire.

Ginger Snaps review star
An in depth look at the 2000 werewolf movie, Ginger Snaps

Hellbent Movie Review star
A review of the first gay slasher movie, directed by Paul Etheredge-Ouzts and starring Dylan Fergus and Bryan Kirkwood as they try to escape a killer who likes to collect heads on Halloween night.

Hit and Run movie review star
A look at the 2009 urban legend horror, "Hit and Run" ('Bumper') about a young girl who hits a man and tries to cover it up. Soon though, the man she thought dead is out for revenge.

Hitchcock Film Review star
Hitchcock follows the legend Alfred Hitchcock as he discovers and films 'Psycho', all the while struggling with his wife at home.

Hostel - DVD Review star
A look at Eli Roth´s notorious horror movie 'Hostel' and its DVD extras. Is it as sick and twisted as they say? Does it really reach new levels of sadism on screen? Find out here.

Hostel movie review star
Continuing my look at torture-horror, I look at ´Hostel´, directed and written by Eli Roth and starring Jay Hernandez.

Hush Movie Review star
A review of the British horror/Thriller 'Hush' starring William Ash as Zakes, a young guy who must rescue his girlfriend when she's kidnapped at a service station.

I Spit On Your Grave re-make Review star
I look at the re-make of the originally banned grindhouse movie 'I Spit on Your Grave', starring Sarah Butler as a woman who takes revenge on her male attackers.

Insidious vs Poltergeist Review star
A look at the ghost story 'Insidious' and how closely it resembles the classic horror film, 'Poltergeist' in plot. Also, a review of the film, which was made by the guys behind Paranormal Activity and Saw.

Jennifer's Body Review star
A review of Megan Fox's comedy/horror, 'Jennifer's Body', where a girl has to start eating boys to stay pretty. Starring Amanda Seyfried, written by Diablo Cody & directed by Karyn Kusama, this is an all out female commentry on horror. Very original with a load of witty dialogue & one liners.

Jennifer's Body Review star
A review of Megan Fox's comedy/horror, 'Jennifer's Body', where a girl has to start eating boys to stay pretty. Starring Amanda Seyfried, written by Diablo Cody & directed by Karyn Kusama, this is an all out female commentry on horror. Very original with a load of witty dialogue & one liners.

My Bloody Valentine 3D Review star
A review of the new, surreal, 3D version of ´My Bloody Valentine´, starring Kerr Smith and Jensen Ackles.

Nightmare on Elm Street Re-Make- Comparison star
Second part of my review of the 'Nightmare on Elm Street re-make.

Open Water Movie Review star
A look at the movie ´Open Water´ a horror film based on true life events.

Orphan Movie Review 2009 star
A look at the fun psycological horror/thriller 'Orphan' 2009 starring Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard as a couple who adopt a child with a very nasty secret. Reminiscent of films such as 'The Hand That Rocks The Cradle', 'The Good Son' and 'Poison Ivy.'

Paranormal Activity Review star
A look at the supernatural horror 'Paranormal Activity' in which a couple are tormented in their new home by a demon. They video tape the goings on, and the film is the footage they captured.

Predators Movie Review star
A look at the much anticipated new installment in the Predator movie franchise here with ‘Predators’, which see’s a group of misfits having to fight for survival against the nasty aliens.

REC. Film Review star
A reporter and her camera-man find themselves quarantined in an apartment block filled with zombies and the occult in this terrifying Spanish horror film.

Red Eye movie review star
A review of the thriller ´Red Eye´ by Wes Craven, starring Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy.

Rob Zombies Halloween star
A look at the latest remake of a classic horror, this time Rob Zombie attempts Halloween. Has he done it justice?

Saw 3D The Final Chapter Review star
A review of the final film in the popular 'Saw' series.

Saw Film Franchise star
A look at the Saw movie franchise and the original film which started it all.

Scream 4 Review star
A review of 'Scream 4', the newest and most interesting take on the horror genre since the first film. Starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and Hayden Panettiere, written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven.

Sexism in Twilight star
Many people have described the 'Twilight' series as not only sexist, but racist too. I take a look at the three main characters and see just how correct these claims are.

Sisters Movie Review (1973) star
A look at the classic Brian DePalma horror/thriller, 'Sisters', starring Margot Kidder as a model haunted by her Siamese Twin.

Sweeny Todd Movie Review star
A look at Tim Burton´s ´Sweeny Todd´ starring Johnny Depp, in this musical horror.

Switchblade Romance horror movie review star
Review of the recent French cult horror, starring Cecile De France and Gianetto De Rossi.

The Box 2009 Film Review star
A look at the horror/sci-fi thriller,'The Box', starring Cameron Diaz and James Marsden who recieve a strange box. If they psh the button on the box, they'll recieve 1 million dollars, but someone will die - what would you do? I review the movie.

The Cabin In The Woods Review star
Review of the comedy horror, 'The Cabin In The Woods' from the people behind Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and Alias comes this not so ordinary slasher.

The Craft star
A look at the 1996 movie about teen witches, ´The Craft´, starring Robin Tunney and Fairuza Balk.

The Exorcist star
On the 26th December 2009, it will be 35 years to the day since "The Exorcist" was released on to an unsuspecting audience. What was its impact then and what is the best way to watch it today? Find out here!

The Final Destination 4 3D star
A look at the latest installment in the Final Destination series which is presented in 3D and stars Bobby Campo as a boy who has a vision of a terrible car accident; but after escaping with his friends, they all start to die in horrible accidents.

The Fly - DVD review star
One of the best horror movies ever. A love triangle and a fair degree of ghastly effects in David Cronenberg´s re-make of the 1958 original, all wrapped up in a great 2 disc DVD release starring Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis.

The Hitcher star
A look at the original 1987 ´The Hitcher´ and it´s subtext, plus a look at the 2007 remake.

The House Of The Devil Review star
A review of the 2009 film which is dedicated to recreating horror from the early eighties, with superb results. Full of building tension, I review this babysitting, haunted house horror, which stars Jocelin Donahue.

The Howling DVD Review star
Before Gremlins and Small Soldiers, director Joe Dante made this cool entry into the werewolf genre, recently re-released as an extra´s packed 2 disc DVD. Read about it here.

The Human Centipede Review star
'The Human Centipede’ is one of the most talked about horror movies of current, it's sick, it's twisted, and I watched it. What is a human centipede? Read this to find out, oh, and bring your sick bucket...

The Invasion star
A review of the movie, ´The Invasion´ based on Jack Finney´s classic novel, ´The Body Snatchers´, this time, starring the fantastic Nicole Kidman, and Daniel Craig as two people fighting to save their humanity from alien ´body snatchers.´

The Last House on the Left re-make and original star
A compare and contrast of ‘The Last House on the Left’ 72 compared with its newer, 2009 re-make. What does the new movie have to offer compared to the original? I take a look at both.

The Loved Ones Horror Review star
A review of the brilliant, but barely heard of Australian horror/thriller - 'The Loved Ones.' Starring Xavier Samuel (from 'Twilight:Eclipse) as a boy who gets kidnapped by the psychotic Robin McLeavy when he wont go to the prom with her. The movie is great & keeps you on the edge of your seat.

The Rite Review star
A look at the film 'The Rite' starring Anthony Hopkins as a exorcist who must do battle with evil forces.

The Skeleton Key Review star
The Skeleton Key takes us into the creepy world of Voodoo and Hoodoo, complete with a stunning New Orleans backdrop. Kate Hudson´s superb performance stands out in this highly recommended movie.

The Stepfather review star
A review of the recent horror/thriller starring Dylan Walsh as the stepfather from hell, who Penn Badgley & Amber Heard discover is hiding a secret history and a psychotic attitude.

The Strangers film review star
A look at the recent thriller/horror starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a couple being tormented in their home by three masked strangers. Was it based on real events?

The Village movie review star
A review of the brilliant, original movie ´The Village´, starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver.

The Ward Movie Review star
A review of director, John Carpenter's, return to the horror genre, with his new film - 'The Ward.' The film stars the beautiful Amber Heard as Kristen, a girl suffering from amnesia in a psychiatric hospital. Soon the other girls are going missing one by one at the hands of a demonic ghost.

The Witches of Eastwick 1987 star
A look at the 1987 movie ´The Witches of Eastwick´, starring Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher and Susan Sarandon as witches who invite the devil to town.

They Wait movie review. star
A review of the psychological ghost story, ‘They Wait’ starring Jaime King as Sarah, a mother thrown into turmoil, after vengeful spirits try to steal her son’s soul. From the creators of ‘White Noise’ and ‘Alone in the Dark’ comes an original thriller/horror.

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride star
A review of ´Tim Burton´s Corpse Bride´ and also a look at some other Burton work.

Urban Legend Review star
A look at the 90´s horror, Urban Legend, starring Alicia Witt, Jared Leto, Rebecca Gayheart, Robert Englund, Tara Reid and Joshua Jackson. With a third sequal planned for theatric release in 2009.

Waxwork (1988) star
A look back at this fun eighties classic, Waxwork, starring Zach Galligan and Deborah Foreman.

Wes Craven's Deadly Friend star
A look at the Wes Craven classic fantasy horror, 'Deadly Friend' starring Kristy Swanson and Mathew Laborteaux. Based on the novel 'Friend' by Diana Henstell.

Wes Craven's New Nightmare star
A look at post-modern horror, looking at Wes Craven´s New Nightmare (1994) and Scream (1996)

What Lies Beneath 2001 star
A review of ´What Lies Beneath´, a Hitchcock style ghost story, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford.

Women's Studies Movie Review star
A review of the indie horror movie ´Women´s Studies´about an all female feminist cult.

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