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.

Ghosts of Berkeley Square

The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947 REVIEW

The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947 is a fictionalised fantasy film inspired by the infamous London haunting, says DAVID SAUNDERSON
Film pioneer George Albert Smith made one of the first spooky films, Photographing a Ghost 1898

Photographing a Ghost 1898 REVIEW

Photographing a Ghost 18989 is one of the first "horror films" ever made with trick photography used to tell the story of a photographer trying to take a picture of a ghost
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!
Underworld 2003

Underworld 2003 REVIEW

Underworld 2003 is a surprisingly-good horror action adventure romp with a terrific backstory, says DAVID SAUNDERSON
Outpost 2008

Outpost 2008 REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews Outpost 2008, a Nazi-themed horror

Curse Of The Scarecrow 2018 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at rural fear-fest Curse Of The Scarecrow.
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
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
The Canterville Ghost 1996

The Canterville Ghost 1996 REVIEW

The Canterville Ghost 1996 stars Patrick Stewart as the cursed nobleman in this Oscar Wilde-penned supernatural classic...

The Man Who Changed His Mind 1936 REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY reviews the Karloff classic, The Man Who Changed His Mind 1936
And soon the darkness 1970

And Soon The Darkness 1970 REVIEW

STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the 1970 thriller, And Soon The Darkness

The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire 1971 REVIEW

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

The Hellfire Club 1961 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at The Hellfire Club 1961 - does the subject promise more than the film delivers?

Underworld Evolution 2006 REVIEW

Underworld Evolution (2009) continues the saga of the Vampire-Lycan War.
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

Werewolf of London 1935 REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Werewolf of London (1935)

Horrors of the Black Museum 1959 REVIEW

Horrors of the Black Museum 1959 reviewed by SIMON BALL

Son of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

Son of Dracula 1974 is a film 'worse than you could possibly imagine, says reviewer JIM IVERS
Tales from the Crypt 1972

Tales From The Crypt 1972 REVIEW

Tales From The Crypt 1972 is the quintessential Amicus film, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931 REVIEW

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931 was the first sound version of the Robert Louis Stevenson horror classic, reviewed by ADAM SCOVELL
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1941 starring Spencer Tracy

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1941 REVIEW

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1941, starring Spencer Tracy in the starring role, is reviewed by ADAM SCOVELL

Blood Of The Vampire 1958 REVIEW

First off the blocks to emulate Hammer's horror success? RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES revisits the gruesomely Technicolor effort, Blood Of The Vampire (1958).
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

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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