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.

Cherry Tree 2015 REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY reviews 2015 Irish-Dutch horror, Cherry Tree
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

X Moor 2014 REVIEW

Exactly what kind of beast is terrorising Bodmin Moor? SIMON BALL finds out, as he reviews X Moor...
Scene from Omen IV The Awakening 1991

Omen IV The Awakening 1991 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES suggests this Omen IV The Awakening 1991 may have been one too many
Dracula 1931 Film

Dracula 1931 REVIEW

Dracula 1931, starring Bela Lugosi, is reviewed by CHRISTOPHER PAGE
Outpost 2008

Outpost 2008 REVIEW

SIMON BALL reviews Outpost 2008, a Nazi-themed horror

Straw Dogs 1971 REVIEW

NIA JONES reviews the brutal 1971 Sam Peckinpah classic, Straw Dogs

Doctor Blood’s Coffin 1961 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at this Cornwall-set mad doctor flick

Hangover Square 1945 REVIEW

There's a mad musician with murder on his mind in old London town. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES investigates the Ripper-tinged Hangover Square 1945
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 1969 REVIEW

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 1969 is a raw and refreshing horror film from Hammer, says ADAM SCOVELL
Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Darby O’Gill and The Little People 1959 REVIEW

Darby O'Gill and the Little People is my favourite Irish spooky film, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

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

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

The Hands of Orlac 1960 MINI REVIEW

The Hands of Orlac (1960) is a slightly dull remake of 1924 classic
Body Snatcher 1945 Boris Karloff

The Body Snatcher 1945 REVIEW

The Body Snatcher 1945 starring Boris Karloff is the definition of psychological horror, says ANN MASSEY

Devil Doll (1964) REVIEW

DARREN CHADWICK-HUSSEIN doesn't much care for Devil Doll (1964)
Vincent Price as The Abominable Dr Phibes

The Abominable Dr Phibes 1971 REVIEW

The Abominable Dr Phibes 1971, starring Vincent Price, is worth the highest of praise, says ANDREW GARVEY

Tower of Evil 1972 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES calls Tower Of Evil "unquestionably rubbish of the first order"
Hands of the Ripper Poster

Hands of the Ripper 1971 REVIEW

ERIC MCNAUGHTON reviews Hands of the Ripper 1971

The Iguana With The Tongue Of Fire 1971 REVIEW

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

A Christmas Carol 1971 REVIEW

A Christmas Carol 1971 is fine animated adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES
Repulsion 1965

Repulsion 1965 REVIEW

Roman Polanski's first English language film is a classic of the psychological drama genre.

Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 1936 REVIEW

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

Omen 3 The Final Conflict 1981 REVIEW

EAMMON GRIFFIN reviews Omen 3 The Final Conflict, the third in the Omen trilogy

Prometheus 2012 REVIEW

REN ZELEN reviews Prometheus - the eagerly-awaited prequel to Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic, Alien

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