Horror Films

British and Irish horror is legendary. Here we profile classics like Hammer through to modern day films. You can read interviews with current filmmakers too who are keeping our bloody cinematic history alive!

Lionel Atwill’s 7 maddest and baddest scientists

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TERRY SHERWOOD delves into the career of Croydon-born Horror Star Lionel Atwill and picks his seven favourite portrayals of mad scientists!

We rank Amicus Horror Portmanteau Anthologies, from 1 to 8!

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Amicus Productions was a stable of 1960s British Horror. TERRY SHERWOOD goes back to his childhood to rank the studio's best horror anthologies

The Woman In Black 1989 Blu-Ray REVIEW

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The Woman In Black 1989 TV version finally comes to Blu-Ray with a very welcome restoration. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES revisits a true classic ghost story.

Peter Cushing’s Top 10 Scariest Film Moments

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TERRY SHERWOOD picks his favourite terrifying moments from horror star Peter Cushing’s film career, in this week’s Sherwood After Dark

Donald Pleasence: To Halloween and Back

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Donald Pleasence is one of England's most well-known yet underappreciated horror legends, says TERRY SHERWOOD in this edition of Sherwood After Dark

George Zucco: Manchester’s Forgotten Universal Horror Star

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TERRY SHERWOOD surveys the horror career of Manchester-born Universal Horror player George Zucco, in his latest Sherwood After Dark

Inseminoid (1981) REVIEW

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Inseminoid
TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Norman J Warren's Inseminoid (1981)

Let Us Prey: The Horrors of Norman J Warren

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Norman J Warren pioneered the slasher in the UK. TERRY SHERWOOD looks at his brief but influential horror film output

One Man Crazy: The Life and Death of Colin Clive REVIEW

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Colin Clive welcomes the Monster into the world in Frankenstein (1931)
TERRY SHERWOOD reviews One Man Crazy: The Life and Death of Colin Clive by Grey W. Mank

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Death Line (1972) aka Raw...

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Death Line (1972) starring Donald Pleasence and Christopher is a fan favourite. Here's 10 things you didn't know from SIMON BALL.

X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes (1963) BLU-RAY REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new release of the Ray Milland classic X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Why I love Night of the Demon (1957)

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REN ZELEN reveals why Night of the Demon, aka Curse of the Demon, directed by Jacques Tourner, has made such an impression on her.

Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years (2018) REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years (2018), which documents the final years of the great British horror studio, in this edition of Sherwood After Dark.

Tod Slaughter, England’s forgotten horror star

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TERRY SHERWOOD looks at the life and film career of top English screen villain Tod Slaughter

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new blu-ray release of Magic (1978) with Anthony Hopkins

Dracula 1979 REVIEW

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Frank Langella in the title role of Dracula 1979
Dracula (1979) is a stylish but different take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic, TERRY SHERWOOD writes

From Beyond the Grave (1974) REVIEW

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Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)
From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

Dr Crippen (1962) REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Dr Crippen (1962), starring Donald Pleasence as the despicable wife murderer...

The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972) BLU-RAY REVIEW

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Classic British children’s ghost story The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) gets a long-overdue upgrade to Blu-ray, courtesy of Second Sight Films. RICHARD...

UK Haunters: Journey into British scare attraction scene

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Filmmaker Dan Brownlie has looked at the British scare attraction scene - the art of haunted houses - his his new documentary UK Haunters. He talks to DAVID SAUNDERSON.

Extra Ordinary 2019 REVIEW

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Extra Ordinary 2019 reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

The Monkey’s Paw 1948 REVIEW

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The Monkey's Paw has been filmed many times, but none are bad as this, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

The Limehouse Golem 2016 REVIEW

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The Limehouse Golem 2016 reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

Land of the Minotaur 1976 REVIEW

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Land of the Minotaur 1976 - once called 'Peter Cushing's worst film' is reviewed by DAVID SAUNDERSON

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Circus Of Horrors 1960 BLU-RAY REVIEW

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The Circus Of Horrors 1960 Blu-Ray release is one RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES has been waiting for...