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The Phantom of the Opera (1989) Review

The Phantom of the Opera was directed by Dwight H. Little (who also directed Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid and Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers) and stars Robert Englund (from Nightmare on Elm Street, Nightworld, Freddy Vs. Jason,…

January 30th, 2019 | | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Other Hell (1981) Review

The Other Hell was directed by Bruno Mattei (who also directed Cannibal World and Madness) and stars Franca Stoppi (from Beyond The Darkness), Carlo De Mejo (from Manhattan Baby) and Andrea Aureli. It’s about a priest who travels to investigates a se…

Ms. 45 (1981) Review

Ms. 45 was directed by Abel Ferrara (who also directed The Addiction and Body Snatchers) and stars Zoë Lund (from Special Effects), Albert Sinkys and Darlene Stuto. It’s about a mute woman who goes vigilante after being attacked twice in the same da…

House III: The Horror Show (1989) Worth Watching?

House III: The Horror Show was directed by James Isaac (who also directed Jason X and Skinwalkers) and stars Lance Henriksen (from The Unwilling), Brion James (from The Dark) and Rita Taggart. It’s about a serial killer who gets the chair for seria…

Twilight Zone: The Movie Review (1983)

Twilight Zone: The Movie was directed by John Landis (who also directed Innocent Blood and Schlock), Steven Spielberg (who also directed Jaws and Duel), George Miller, Joe Dante (who also directed Splatter and Trapped Ashes) and stars Albert Brooks…

October 19th, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , ,

Society Review (1989)

Society was directed by Brian Yuzna (who also directed Progeny and Beyond Re-Animator) and stars Billy Warlock (from The Thing Below), Connie Danese and Ben Slack. It’s about a young man in Beverly Hills life who is starting to feel like he doesn’t…

October 04th, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Shocker (1989) Worth Watching?

Shocker was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream 4 and My Soul to Take) and stars Michael Murphy (from Phase IV), Mitch Pileggi (from Night Visions), Heather Langenkamp (from Dream Warriors, The Butterfly Room…

The Shining Review (1980)

The Shining was directed by Stanley Kubrick and stars Jack Nicholson (from Wolf), Shelley Duvall (from The 4th Floor) and Danny Lloyd. It’s about a man who brings his family to a haunted hotel while working as its winter caretaker.
He came as the…

Re-Animator Review (1985)

Re-Animator was directed by Stuart Gordon (who also directed Stuck and The Black Cat) and stars Jeffrey Combs (from Suburban Gothic), Bruce Abbott (from Trapped) and Barbara Crampton (from Dead Night). It’s about a medical student who invents a ser…

Maximum Overdrive Review (1986)

Maximum Overdrive was directed by Stephen King and stars Emilio Estevez (from Nightmares), Pat Hingle (from Not Of This World) and Laura Harrington. It’s about the machines of the world unexpectedly rebelling, and the struggle of the humans to fig…

September 11th, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Stuff (1985) Worth Watching?

The Stuff was directed by Larry Cohen (who also directed The Ambulance, Special Effects and 9 other movies here at All Horror) and stars Michael Moriarty (from Dark Tower), Andrea Marcovicci and Garrett Morris (from Severed Ties). It’s about a hi…

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Frankenstein Island Review (1981)

Frankenstein Island was directed by Jerry Warren (who also directed Face Of The Screaming Werewolf and Curse Of The Stone Hand) and stars Robert Clarke (from The Hideous Sun Demon), Steve Brodie (from The Giant Spider Invasion) and Cameron Mitchell …

August 13th, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Curtains Review (1983)

Curtains was directed by Richard Ciupka and stars John Vernon (from Blue Monkey), Samantha Eggar (from The Brood) and Linda Thorson. It’s about a director and a bunch of actresses assembling at an Ontario home to cast a role, where the actresses s…

July 23rd, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , ,

Children of the Corn Review (1984)

Children of the Corn was directed by Fritz Kiersch (who also directed The Hunt and Surveillance) and stars Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton (from King Kong Lives) and R.G. Armstrong (from The Beast Within). It’s about a traveling couple encountering a…

Street Trash Review (1987)

Street Trash was directed by James M. Muro and stars Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil and Vic Noto. It’s about a couple of brothers who try to stop a case of bad liquor and a deranged Vietnam vet from killing off the members of their homeless community.

July 08th, 2018 | | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Anguish Review (1987)

Anguish (also titled Angustia) was directed by Bigas Luna and stars Zelda Rubinstein (from Poltergeist), Michael Lerner (from Strange Invaders) and Talia Paul. It’s about a serial killer optometrist and his controlling hypnotizing mother which bec…

Friday The 13th Review (1980)

Friday the 13th was directed by Sean S. Cunningham and stars Betsy Palmer (who also starred in part 2), Adrienne King (also in part 2), Harry Crosby and Kevin Bacon who went on to star in other horrors including Tremors, Flatliners, Stir of Echo…

An American Werewolf In London Review (1981)

An American Werewolf in London was directed by John Landis (who also directed Schlock) and stars David Naughton, Jenny Agutter (from The Survivor) and Griffin Dunne. It’s about two backpackers in England encountering the title mythical beast and s…

Night Game Movie Review (1989)

Night Game was directed by Peter Masterson and stars Roy Scheider (most know for his role in Jaws but who also starred in The Curse of the Living Corpse way back in 1964). Night Game also stars Karen Young (who was also part of Jaws, this time Jaws:…

The Beyond Review (1981)

The Beyond was directed by Lucio Fulci (who also directed Demonia and Cat in the Brain) and stars Catriona Maccoll, David Warbeck and Cinzia Monreale. It’s about a woman who inherits an old derelict hotel in Louisiana, which happens to have one of …

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Review (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed Scream, The Hills Have Eyes and Shocker) and stars Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp and the debut of the legendary Johnny Depp.

It’s about a supernatural serial killer nam…

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