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.

Nothing but the NIght

Nothing But The Night 1973 REVIEW

STEPHEN MOSLEY waited 20 years to see Nothing But The Night - was it worth it?
Lust for a vampire 1971, Lust for the vampire 1971

Lust for a Vampire 1971 REVIEW

STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the second in the Hammer Karnstein Vampire Trilogy - Lust for a Vampire!
The Witches 1966

The Witches 1966 REVIEW

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

The Reptile 1966 was a deep and modern horror for Hammer, says ADAM SCOVELL

The Vampire Lovers 1970 REVIEW

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

The Woman in Black 1989 TV REVIEW

NIA JONES takes a look at the original television movie, The Woman in Black 1989
Red Room 2017

Red Room 2017 Review

CHRIS RUSH reviews controversial new Irish horror film Red Room 2017
Blood on Satans Claw

Blood on Satan’s Claw 1971 REVIEW

Blood on Satan's Claw 1971 is an intelligent 'nasty little slice' of Brit Horror, says CHARLIE ALBERTSON

Drakula Istanbul’da 1953 REVIEW

CHARLES E. BUTLER reviews Drakula Istanbul'da (1953) - a Turkish slant on the Bram Stoker Dracula tale
Symptoms 1974

Symptoms 1974 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews José Ramón Larraz's forgotten classic, Symptoms 1974
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
Kiss of the Vampire

Kiss of the Vampire 1963 REVIEW

Kiss of the Vampire 1963 is one of Hammer's better vampire films, says CHARLES E. BUTLER
Head of Janus 1920

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

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

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!
The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

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

Rasputin the Mad Monk (1966) REVIEW

Christopher Lee gives one of his best performances for Hammer, in the historical horror, Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966, says ADAM SCOVELL
The Appointment 1981 review

The Appointment 1981 REVIEW

Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews The Appointment
Dance of the Vampires, Fearless Vampire Killers

The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 REVIEW

JAY HOLLIS reviews Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Roman Polanski's parody of British horror
Scars of Dracula 1970

Scars Of Dracula (1970) REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES says Scars of Dracula (1970) isn't as bad as you would think
Jonathan Scott Taylor in Damien: The Omen 2

Damien: The Omen 2 1978 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look at the Antichrist's second coming in The Omen 2

Frankenstein The True Story 1973 TV REVIEW

STEPHEN JACOBS reviews Frankenstein The True Story 1973
The Paranormal Diaries Clophill 2013 cast and crew

The Paranormal Diaries Clophill 2013 REVIEW

The Paranormal Diaries Clophill 2013 reviewed by DAVID SAUNDERSON

Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 1936 REVIEW

Non-musical Sweeney Todd barber flick is a throat-slashing classic

Brides of Dracula 1960 REVIEW

ADAM SCOVELL reviews Terence Fisher's Hammer Horror - The Brides of Dracula (1960) with Peter Cushing

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A scene from The Canterrville Ghost 1944

The Canterville Ghost: Oscar Wilde’s Gothic Parody

DR KAJA Franck looks at Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost, a case of when Gothic parody met American sensibility
Xtro 1982 scene

Xtro 1982 REVIEW