Latest reviews in Horror »

A trio of tedium!

Advantages: Vincent Price is always worth watching
Disadvantages: Overlong, poor subject matter, lacks intensity

A film-only review. There’s a DVD available from Final Cut Entertainment which will set you back about a tenner, although you can also import a Blu-ray from the States if you have a multi-region player, and a lot more patience with the film than me… In t ...

hogsflesh 21.01.2016 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Twice Told Tales (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

'A Trilogy of Shock and Horror!'

Advantages: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone
Disadvantages: All the stories are a bit rushed

A review of the MGM DVD, available from amazon for about £3.50. It has no extras. Made in 1962, this was the fourth Edgar Allan Poe adaptation director Roger Corman made for AIP. Poe’s stories, while atmospheric, aren’t terribly heavy on plot, and a ...

hogsflesh 24.02.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Tales Of Terror (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

Crook-back and drag-foot

Advantages: Decent acting, decent production values
Disadvantages: Feels like it should have been much better

A film-only review. A region 2 DVD was released fairly recently, and currently costs £6.50 on amazon. I’ve made do with an old VHS copy, though. This is often described as a horror film, although it’s really a historical epic with a few horror bits. Un ...

hogsflesh 06.01.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Tower Of London (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

Neon Daubed Nightmares

Advantages: Two decent stories
Disadvantages: Musical interludes

...The Monster Club is a 1980 British anthology horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker and based on the works of author R Chetwynd-Hayes. The film is a last gasp attempt to get the British horror compendium film back on its feet, or at least give it a ...

Jake_Speed 09.01.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of The Monster Club (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

As the New Year CREEPS in...

Advantages: Great cast, good mixture of fun and frightening.
Disadvantages: The musical acts in the club are rather irritating!

...To celebrate New Year’s Eve, my fiancé and I decided to watch a couple of films on DVD. One of these was The Monster Club, a 1980 film made by Amicus which follows the usual format of short horror tales linked by a continuing story. I enjoy these horror ...

KarenUK 01.01.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Monster Club (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...