Nosferatu (1922) Review for Halloween Horror Fest & IMDB Challenge

Originally posted on Cinema Parrot Disco:
Nosferatu (1922) – Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu) Directed by F. W. Murnau Starring: Max Schreck Gustav von Wangenheim Greta Schröder Alexander Granach Ruth Landshoff Wolfgang Heinz Running time: 94 minutes Plot Synopsis: Basically, it’s Dracula. From Wikipedia: The…

Grabbers (2012) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Grabbers (2012) Directed by Jon Wright Starring: Richard Coyle Ruth Bradley Russell Tovey Lalor Roddy David Pearse Bronagh Gallagher Pascal Scott Ned Dennehy Clelia Murphy Louis Dempsey Stuart Graham Micheál Ó Gruagáin Running time: 94 minutes Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) An idyllic remote Irish island is invaded by enormous bloodsucking tentacled creatures from the sea. … Continue reading

Berberian Sound Studio (2012) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Berberian Sound Studio (2012) Directed by Peter Strickland Starring: Toby Jones Antonio Mancino Fatma Mohamed Tonia Sotiropoulou Susanna Cappellaro Cosimo Fusco Suzy Kendall Running time: 94 minutes Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) The film centres on the character of Gilderoy (Toby Jones), a British foley artist working on the audio track for an Italian giallo film, … Continue reading

Dog Soldiers (2002) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Dog Soldiers (2002) Directed by Neil Marshall Starring: Kevin McKidd Sean Pertwee Emma Cleasby Liam Cunningham Darren Morfitt Chris Robson Leslie Simpson Thomas Lockyer Running time: 105 minutes Plot Synopsis: Werewolves. My Opinion: This is another film I watched for my Halloween Horror Fest. See a great review of it from vinnieh HERE. The above … Continue reading

Sisters (1973) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Sisters (aka Blood Sisters) (1973) Directed by Brian De Palma Starring: Margot Kidder Jennifer Salt Charles Durning William Finley Running time: 92 minutes Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) Sisters (also known as Blood Sisters in the United Kingdom) is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt and … Continue reading

Insidious (2011) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Insidious (2011) Directed by James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson Rose Byrne Barbara Hershey Lin Shaye Running time: 103 minutes Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film. Written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, the film features Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, and Barbara Hershey in starring roles. … Continue reading

Nosferatu (1922) Review for Halloween Horror Fest & IMDB Challenge

Nosferatu (1922) – Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu) Directed by F. W. Murnau Starring: Max Schreck Gustav von Wangenheim Greta Schröder Alexander Granach Ruth Landshoff Wolfgang Heinz Running time: 94 minutes Plot Synopsis: Basically, it’s Dracula. From Wikipedia: The film, shot in 1921 and released … Continue reading

The Innkeepers (2011) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

The Innkeepers (2011) Directed by Ti West Starring: Sara Paxton Pat Healy Kelly McGillis Alison Bartlett Jake Ryan Lena Dunham George Riddle Brenda Cooney John Speredakos Running time: 101 minutes Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke (Pat Healy) are two young employees at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, a once-grand hotel that is … Continue reading

Pitch Black (2000) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Pitch Black (2000) Directed by David Twohy Starring: Vin Diesel Radha Mitchell Cole Hauser Keith David Running time: 110 minutes Plot Synopsis: A bunch of hateful people crash land their spaceship on a planet filled with aliens who, luckily, attack them thanks to the fact that they’ve landed on this planet at the worst possible … Continue reading

The Descent (2005) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

The Descent (2005) Directed by Neil Marshall Starring: Shauna Macdonald Natalie Mendoza Alex Reid Saskia Mulder MyAnna Buring Nora Jane Noone Running time: 99 minutes Plot Synopsis: A year after tragedy strikes for Sarah, one of a group of adventurous female friends, the women decide to reunite for a caving expedition in the Appalachian Mountains … Continue reading

ParaNorman (2012) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

ParaNorman (2012) Directed by Sam Fell & Chris Butler Starring Voice Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee Jodelle Ferland Tucker Albrizzi Anna Kendrick Casey Affleck Christopher Mintz-Plasse Leslie Mann Jeff Garlin Bernard Hill Elaine Stritch Tempestt Bledsoe John Goodman Alex Borstein Studio: Laika Distributed by: Focus Features Universal Pictures (International) Running time: 92 minutes Plot Synopsis: Norman Babcock … Continue reading

From Beyond (1986) Review for Halloween Horror Fest

Bloody hell I can’t find a good poster for this movie… From Beyond (1986) Directed by Stuart Gordon Based on From Beyond by H.P. Lovecraft Starring: Jeffrey Combs Barbara Crampton Ken Foree Ted Sorel Carolyn Purdy-Gordon Running time: 80 minutes (original), 85 minutes (unrated) Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia) From Beyond centers around a pair of … Continue reading

Halloween Horror Fest

I’m sure a lot of bloggers will be doing something similar in the run up to Halloween. I’ve really gone off horror films the past several years as I’ve found modern horror, other than some foreign film exceptions, a major disappointment. So through October I’ll try to watch & do as many reviews of horror … Continue reading

My Blog’s October 2016 Horror Month Recap

Hi all! Happy November! October’s month of horror-related posts is always fun but I’m also happy to move on once the month finishes. So let’s just have a quick recap of the 31 horror movie reviews & four horror top tens that I posted in October. 🙂 POSTS My Most Popular Post: My Top Ten … Continue reading

My Top Ten Horror Movies Of The 21st Century

**This list was updated March 2019 for a lot of new additions. There have been some fantastic horror films the last couple of years.** It’s probably obvious to regular readers that I’m rarely a fan of modern day horror films. I’m sure I come across as quite picky since my ratings for current horror films, … Continue reading

Happy Halloween! My Horror Month Roundup

Happy Halloween, everyone! 🙂 I hope you have some special plans for tonight. Don’t eat too much candy! Well, my month of horror is finished. I usually enjoy it but this year was a struggle as, unfortunately, I accidentally watched a lot of really bad horror movies! I did enjoy a few, however. I figured … Continue reading

My Top Ten Horror Comedies 

I love a good horror comedy! Horror isn’t exactly my favorite genre, especially in recent years, but horror comedy is something that I really enjoy when a film gets the balance right. With this list, I found it even harder to define “horror comedy” than I did to define “body horror” for last week’s top … Continue reading

My Top Ten Body Horror Movies

***WARNING: NASTY IMAGES*** This list wasn’t easy to create as it was hard deciding what movies I consider to be part of the “body horror” subgenre. While researching this to get an idea of what movies most often tend to be considered body horror, I also managed to see enough gory images to last me … Continue reading

Five Horror Movie Mini-Reviews (They Sucked Too Much For Their Own Posts)

These movies not worthy of full-length reviews are: Repo! The Genetic Opera, Let’s Scare Jessica To Death, The Quiet Ones, The Crazies, & The Victim. I always do this – I plan to do horror movie reviews all of October then get bored halfway through. Unfortunately, I’ve watched a lot of bad movies in preparation … Continue reading

IMDB Top 250 Horror Recap

I’d like to thank everyone who has done a guest review for my IMDB Top 250 Challenge. I should have planned ahead & saved the horror reviews for October. I’ve kept a few of my favorite Top 250 horrors for myself to review someday so will post one of those the last week of this … Continue reading