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.

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Lust for a Vampire 1971 REVIEW

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STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the second in the Hammer Karnstein Vampire Trilogy - Lust for a Vampire!

Dracula 1931 (Spanish Version) REVIEW

Dracula 1931 Spanish Version
Dracula (1931 Spanish Version) reviewed by CHRISTOPHER PAGE

The Witches 1966 REVIEW

The Witches 1966
The Witches 1966 is an underrated Hammer Horror, just as strong as the British folk horrors that followed it, says ADAM SCOVELL

The Vampire Lovers 1970 REVIEW

The Vampire Lovers, the first in Hammer's Karnstein vampire triolgy, is reviewed by STEPHEN MOSLEY

Red Room (2017) Review

CHRIS RUSH attended the premiere of controversial new film Red Room at the Irish Underground Cinema Festival and tells viewers what's in store.

Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb 1971 REVIEW

blood from the mummy's tomb 1971
SIMON BALL reviews Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (1971)

Kiss of the Vampire (1963) REVIEW

Kiss of the Vampire
Author CHARLES BUTLER reviews the 1963 Hammer classic, Kiss of the Vampire

Symptoms (1974) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews José Ramón Larraz's forgotten classic, Symptoms (1974)

The Reptile 1966 REVIEW

Jacqueline Pearce in her iconic title role as The Reptile (1966), one of many cult roles that made her a legend of fim and television.
The Reptile 1966 was a deep and modern horror for Hammer, says ADAM SCOVELL

The Woman in Black (1989) TV MOVIE REVIEW

NIA JONES takes a look at the original television movie, The Woman in Black

Frankenstein: The True Story (TV MOVIE 1973) REVIEW

STEPHEN JACOBS reviews the 1973 television mini-series, Frankenstein: The True Story

Scars Of Dracula (1970) REVIEW

Scars of Dracula 1970
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES says Scars of Dracula (1970) isn't as bad as you would think

Drakula Istanbul’da 1953 REVIEW

CHARLES E. BUTLER reviews Drakula Istanbul'da (1953) - a Turkish slant on the Bram Stoker Dracula tale

Blood on Satan’s Claw 1971 REVIEW

Blood on Satans Claw
Guest writer CHARLIE ALBERTSON unearths the 1971 occult classic Blood on Satan's Claw

The Appointment 1981 REVIEW

The Appointment 1981 review
Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews The Appointment

The Head of Janus 1920, FW Murnau’s Lost Jekyll and Hyde

Head of Janus 1920
The Head of Janus may be the greatest lost horror film you've never heard of!

Tales That Witness Madness 1973 REVIEW

Does this Amicus imitator hit the mark? RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates...

Damien: The Omen 2 1978 REVIEW

Jonathan Scott Taylor in Damien: The Omen 2
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look at the Antichrist's second coming in The Omen 2

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES describes watching his first Hammer Horror, The Satanic Rites of Dracula!

Dracula Prince of Darkness 1966 REVIEW

Best of Hammer Dracula sequels - Christopher Lee creates menace in Dracula Prince of Darkness 1966 without speaking a single word!

Don’t Look Now 1973 REVIEW

In an exclusive extract from Horror Pickers, HOWARD JACKSON reviews the 1973 thriller classic Don't Look Now, starring Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie

The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 REVIEW

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

The House That Dripped Blood 1970 REVIEW

the house that dripped blood
SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS reviews the third Amicus horror portmanteau, The House That Dripped Blood (1970)

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