Category: horror

REVIEW: Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Constable Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) is dispatched upstate to the village of Sleepy Hollow. Several villagers have been decapitated - their heads stolen - and while Crane searches for the killer, the locals suspect a supernatural cause: the Headless Horseman is riding again. One of the most underrated horror franchises, assuming one can safely call ...

REVIEW: Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees (1975)

A bandit (Tomisaburo Wakayama) murders two men and kidnaps the woman (Shima Iwashita) they were escorting - intending to make her the latest of his several imprisoned 'wives'. When he carries her up to his mountain hut, she demands he murder all of the other women bar one - a disabled young woman she insists ...

REVIEW: Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)

In 1796 Paris the toy maker Philip Le Marchard (Bruce Ramsay) is hired to construct an elaborate puzzle box of gold and wood. In 1996 New York his descendant John Merchant, haunted by mysterious dreams, has designed an entire skyscraper based on the puzzle box's design. In 2127, the scientist Dr Paul Merchant works against ...

REVIEW: A Quiet Place (2018)

In the aftermath of a global cataclysm, the world is overrun with lethal carnivorous monsters. They are blind, but their hearing is so keen that the slightest sound can alert them to their victim's presence. One family - a father (John Krasinski), mother (Emily Blunt), son (Noah Jupe), and daughter (Millicent Simmonds) - do their ...

REVIEW: Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)

Aspiring television news reporter Joey Summerskill (Terry Farrell) seems to have hit on the story of a lifetime when she sees a man brought into the emergency room close to death, and embedded with hooked chains over his entire body. Instead she is dragged into a crisis in hell as the Cenobite leader Pinhead (Doug ...

REVIEW: Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

In the aftermath of her family's destruction, Kirsty Cotton (Ashley Laurence) wakes up in a psychiatric hospital. The ambivalent Dr Channard (Kenneth Cranham) claims he wants to help Kirsty, but it soon becomes clear he has his eye on unlocking the demonic puzzle box and exploring the mysteries of hell for himself. Soon Kirsty's dead ...

REVIEW: Hellraiser (1987)

Decadent thrill-seeker Frank Cotton (Sean Chapman) acquires a strange puzzle box, and upon opening it is swept away to another dimension. Months later Frank's estranged brother Larry (Andrew Robinson) moves into the family home. Frank, however, has returned - and needs the help of Larry's wife Julia (Clare Higgins) to escape the demons that pursue ...