Film Reviews

You can check out out Spooky film reviews here. We regularly reviews horror and supernatural films either made in the UK or Ireland, or have deep links with the countries. For instance, it stars one of our horror stars or is based on British or Irish book, like Dracula or Frankenstein.

Inseminoid

Inseminoid (1981) REVIEW

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

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)

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new blu-ray release of Magic (1978) with Anthony Hopkins
Frank Langella in the title role of Dracula 1979

Dracula 1979 REVIEW

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Dracula 1979 is a stylish but different take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic, TERRY SHERWOOD writes
Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)

From Beyond the Grave 1974 REVIEW

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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 PHILLIPS-JONES takes...

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

The Hole in the Ground 2019 REVIEW

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Guest writer JAMEY SMITH reviews Irish supernatural horror, Hole in the Ground (2019)

The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire 1971 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire (1971)

Curse Of The Scarecrow 2018 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at rural fear-fest Curse Of The Scarecrow.

The Man Without A Body 1957 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-reviews Brit-horror: The Man Without A Body 1957!
Peripheral 2018

Peripheral 2018 REVIEW

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EMMA DARK reviews Peripheral 2018 from British director Paul Hyett
Simon Pegg and Michael Sheen in Slaughterhouse Rulez

Slaughterhouse Rulez 2018 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Slaughterhouse Rulez 2018.
Close up of The Gorgon

The Gorgon 1964 REVIEW

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SIMON BALL takes a look at the Hammer classic horror, The Gorgon (1964)

The Tell-Tale Heart 1953 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates the rediscovery of lost British horror gem, The Tell-Tale Heart 1953
Castle Sinister is one the BFI's Most Wanted List

Castle Sinister 1932: Story behind the lost British horror

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MARK FRYERS stitches together what is known about lost British horror classic, Castle Sinister 1932
The Devil's Doorway is an example of how to make a found footage horror film

The Devil’s Doorway 2018 REVIEW

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ANDREW GARVEY reviews The Devil's Doorway 2018, a found footage horror film from Ireland
Dance of the Vampires, Fearless Vampire Killers

The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 REVIEW

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JAY HOLLIS reviews Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Roman Polanski's parody of British horror

The Day of the Triffids 1962 REVIEW

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BARRY McCANN looks at classic horror sci-fi Day of the Triffids (1962)

The Others 2001 REVIEW

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The Others 2001 is the perfect gothic shocker to watch by candlelight, says MARK FRYERS

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Dave Prowse in full makeup for Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974

Dave Prowse, Hammer Horror Strongman, dies aged 85

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Dave Prowse, the only actor to have played two Frankenstein Monsters in Hammer films, has died aged 85. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES pays tribute to the man who played Darth Vader...