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.

The Ghosts of Berkeley Square (1947) REVIEW

Ghosts of Berkeley Square
The Ghosts of Berkeley Square is a fictionalised fantasy inspired by the infamous London haunting, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

Lust for a Vampire 1971 REVIEW

Lust for a vampire 1971, Lust for the vampire 1971
STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the second in the Hammer Karnstein Vampire Trilogy - Lust for a Vampire!

Underworld 2003 REVIEW

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

Photographing a Ghost 1898 REVIEW

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

Outpost 2008 REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews Outpost, a 2008 Nazi-themed horror

Curse Of The Scarecrow 2018 REVIEW

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

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

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

And Soon The Darkness 1970 REVIEW

And soon the darkness 1970
STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the 1970 thriller, And Soon The Darkness

The Canterville Ghost 1996 REVIEW

The Canterville Ghost 1996
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 1936 classic, The Man Who Changed His Mind

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!

The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire 1971 REVIEW

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

The Hellfire Club 1961 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at The Hellfire Club - 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 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

Horrors of the Black Museum (1959) REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

Mad-scientist vampire at large in Hammer lookalike, Blood Of The Vampire...

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

Werewolf of London (1935) REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Werewolf of London (1935)

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

Tales From The Crypt 1972 REVIEW

Tales from the Crypt 1972
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES calls it “the quintessential Amicus film” - a look back at 1972's Tales From The Crypt

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931 REVIEW

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1931
ADAM SCOVELL reviews the first sound version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931)

Son of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

Son of Dracula 1974 is a film 'worse than you could possibly imagine, says reviewer JIM IVERS

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1941) REVIEW

ADAM SCOVELL reviews Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1941)

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