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.

Son of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

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

Jurassic Predators 2014 REVIEW

SIMON BALL heads off to the Amazon jungle, where a group of explorers find more than they bargained for in 2014's Extinction: Jurassic Predators.

Did ‘Drakula halála’ predate Nosferatu as first Dracula film?

BARRY McCANN looks at the legend behind the first Dracula film - Drakula halála (1921)

The Woman in Black (1989) TV MOVIE REVIEW

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

Dracula Has Risen From The Grave 1968 REVIEW

Dracula has risen from the grave review

Lair of the White Worm 1988 REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY reviews Ken Russell's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm

The Tour (2014) REVIEW

DARK MORTE reviews slick paranormal short horror film The Tour (2014)

The Godsend 1980 REVIEW

PETER FULLER reviews The Godsend (1980)

The Phantom Of The Opera 1989 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at this curious Brit-Gothic/US Slasher hybrid

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)

The Monkey’s Paw 1948 REVIEW

The Monkey's Paw has been filmed many times, but none are bad as this, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

The Legend Of Hell House 1973 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at a less-celebrated slice of early 70's Brit-horror, The Legend of Hell House

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1913) FULL VIDEO

Watch King Baggot's transformation in the 1913 version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The She Beast 1966 REVIEW

The She Beast
Genius director who died in his prime makes fun film with appalling makeup

The Hand of Night 1968 REVIEW

The Hand of Night 1968, reviewed by guest writer ALAN HOARE

X Moor 2014 REVIEW

Exactly what kind of beast is terrorising Bodmin Moor? SIMON BALL finds out, as he reviews X Moor...

She (2014) REVIEW

DARK MORTE looks at the bold and uncompromising short horror film, SHE (2014)

The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972) REVIEW

The Amazing Mr Blunden
The Amazing Mr Blunden shows how proper ghost stories should be done!

The Face of Fu Manchu 1965 REVIEW

Police suspect the fiendish Fu Manchu may still be alive when a spate of grisly murders occur in London.

Ghost Stories (2018), the sinful grandchild to Amicus horror classics

Ghost Stories (2018) is based on the theatrical hit of the same name. CHRIS NEWTON reviews the newly-released British horror anthology

Corridors of Blood 1958 REVIEW

Corridors of Blood is underrated historical drama based on sad life of an American dentist who became addicted to the nitrous oxide

The Woman in Black: Angel of Death (2015) REVIEW

PAUL ADAMS reviews The Woman in Black: Angel of Death (2015)

The Fall of the Louse of Usher (2002) REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews The Fall of the Louse of Usher, Ken Russell's final full-length picture

Jack the Ripper 1988 TV Series REVIEW

Literally Ripper TV mini-series with fine performance by Michael Caine as troubled Inspector Abberline

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