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!

Borley Rectory writer-director Ashley Thorpe interview

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Spooky Isles talk to writer/director Ashley Thorpe about his new project, Borley Rectory: The Most Haunted House in England

Dr Terror’s House of Horrors 1965 REVIEW

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Dr Terror's House of Horrors 1965 is the first of the Amicus anthology horrors, delivering a train ride of spooky fun, says DAVID SAUNDERSON
Vincent Price as The Abominable Dr Phibes

The Abominable Dr Phibes 1971 REVIEW

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The Abominable Dr Phibes 1971, starring Vincent Price, is worth the highest of praise, says ANDREW GARVEY
Konga 1961

Konga 1961 REVIEW

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SIMON BALL says UK horror Konga 1961 will "make your eyes water" ...
Shadow of the Vampire

Shadow of the Vampire 2000 MINI REVIEW

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Shadow of the Vampire 2000 - Merging behind the scenes terror with a bona fide horror film classic – three words – absolutely bloody marvellous!
Damon Rickard

The Package, ‘a violent promotion of peace’

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS talks to The Package's director Damon Rickard about whether evil is ever justified
Dominique 1978, aka Dominque is Dead 1978

Dominique 1978 aka Dominique is Dead REVIEW

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ANDREW GARVEY reviews Dominique (1978)

Son of Frankenstein 1939 REVIEW

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Son of Frankenstein 1939 was one of Universal Studio's last great horrors, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

Crims unleashed in savage army training zone: Wilderness (2006) REVIEW

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Survival is the name of the game in this 2006, cat and mouse, British/ Irish horror film. MARIE LOUISE BUSSY reviews Wilderness.
Blood on Satans Claw

Blood on Satan’s Claw 1971 REVIEW

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Blood on Satan's Claw 1971 is an intelligent 'nasty little slice' of Brit Horror, says CHARLIE ALBERTSON
Nothing but the NIght

Nothing But The Night 1973 REVIEW

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STEPHEN MOSLEY waited 20 years to see Nothing But The Night - was it worth it?
Severence 2006

Severance 2006 REVIEW

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Severance 2006 is a good and lasting horror comedy, says guest reviewer "SPACED"

Lair of the White Worm 1988 REVIEW

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ANDREW GARVEY reviews Ken Russell's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm

The Plague of the Zombies 1966

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The Plague of the Zombies 1966 is the strongest of Hammer's experimental films, says ADAM SCOVELL
Red Mist

Red Mist 2008 REVIEW

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SIMON BALL witnesses an out of body experience, as he looks at Red Mist 2008.
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974

Hammer Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films!
John Hurt

John Hurt dies, 77, leaving long list of quirky and strange film and TV...

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back at the genre career of one of Britain's most beloved actors, John Hurt, who has died aged 77

The Ritual 2017 REVIEW

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The Ritual 2017 is reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

Mum and Dad 2008 REVIEW

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS takes a look at the gory, overlooked British horror Mum and Dad (2008)

Wild Country 2005 REVIEW

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ANDREW GARVEY takes a look at Scottish werewolf film, Wild Country 2005

Asylum 1972 and The House That Dripped Blood 1970 Blu-ray Review

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES gets a sneak peek at Amicus' Asylum (1972) and The House That Dripped Blood (1970) on Blu-ray.

The Old Dark House 1963 REVIEW

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The Old Dark House (1963) Hammer remake is a much better film than its given credit for
The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES describes watching his first Hammer Horror, The Satanic Rites of Dracula!

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1943 REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD reviews Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1943

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Wycoller Hall

Wycoller Hall’s Ghosts and Legends

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Guest writer PETER CRAWLEY says spirits still roam Wycoller Hall, one of Lancashire's many haunted mansions