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!

Hammer Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES ranks these Hammer Dracula films in order from best to worst!

White Noise, Black Mass, An Electric Storm In Hell, from Dracula AD 1972

DOM COOPER looks at the music behind Dracula AD 1972

Darklands 1996 REVIEW

Darklands 1996 is a rerun of The Wicker Man, says SIMON BALL

Incense for the Damned (1970) REVIEW

Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews Incensed for the Damned
Frankenstein 1931

Frankenstein 1931 REVIEW

Frankenstein 1931 made Boris Karloff a star. DAVID SAUNDERSON reviews the classic Universal horror.

Top 10 lesser-known Boris Karloff horrors you shouldn’t miss

Award-winning biographer STEPHEN JACOBS picks some lesser known Boris Karloff films for your Halloween horror viewing...
Frankenstein Created Woman 1967

Frankenstein Created Woman 1967 REVIEW

ADAM SCOVELL reviews Frankenstein Created Woman 1967
Bride of Frankenstein 1935

H For Horrific! The Forgotten Horror Film H Certificate

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at the forgotten film certificate for horror movies.
Italian poster for Hammer's 1957 Curse of Frankenstein

20 things you never knew about The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads to the lab to cook up 20 facts about The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
The Curse of Frankenstein 1957

The Curse of Frankenstein 1957 REVIEW

Unlike Colin Clive’s sappy scientist in Frankenstein (1931), Peter Cushing revels in lust, cruelty and murder in The Curse of Frankenstein 1957

The Wolfman 2010 REVIEW

Brilliant special effects, makeup and production but fails to live up to expectations - all the coolness is dogged by awkwardly written script and story
The Haunting 1963

The Haunting 1963: 10 creepy facts you must know

The Haunting 1963 is a horror classic. KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS reveals some interesting facts.

Fallen Soldiers 2015 REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews historic zombie horror Fallen Soldiers 2015
The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue soundtrack

A Cultural Exchange, Euro-Horror Visits Britain

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reveals how British horror films like Hammer and Amicus influenced European fright flicks
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 REVIEW

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 reviewed by SARAH BLAIR-DICKINSON
David McGillivray

The Bloody House of David McGillivray

David McGillivray wrote some of Britain's most outrageous horror films of the 1970s. STEWART KING interviewed him for the Spooky Isles.
Hush 2009

Hush 2009 REVIEW

Hush 2009 reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

Bride of Frankenstein 1935 REVIEW

Bride of Frankenstein 1935 showcases all of James Whale’s wonderfully subversive and quintessentially British qualities, says ADAM SCOVELL
blood from the mummy's tomb 1971

Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb 1971 REVIEW

Blood from the Mummy's Tomb 1971 reviewed by SIMON BALL

Severance 2006 REVIEW

Severance 2006 is a good and lasting horror comedy, says guest reviewer "SPACED"
Sara Karloff and Stephen Jacobs

Sara Karloff visits London to salute her father

Sara Karloff joins author Stephen Jacobs to pay tribute to horror legend Boris Karloff at rare London event
The Omen 1976

The Omen 1976 REVIEW

The Omen 1976 is a rich and satisfying take on modern occult madness, says ADAM SCOVELL
The Hallow 2015

The Hallow 2015 REVIEW

Find out why reviewer ANDREW GARVEY reckons The Hallow 2015 is the best horror film he's seen in years...

The Devil’s Business 2012 REVIEW

British horror-gangster flick, The Devil's Business (2012) is unconventional and a lot of fun

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