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Discover this bizarre B-movie riff on The Exorcist

By Anton Bitel

Warner Bros took legal action over 1974’s Beyond the Door, but its differences from Friedkin’s film are more striking than its similarities.

Is this the pinnacle of Japanese pink cinema?

By Anton Bitel

Atsushi Yamatoya’s 1967 Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wasteland subverts expectations of this softcore genre.

Discover the religious allegory of this epic King Hu wuxia

By Anton Bitel

The Chinese master’s 1979 Raining in the Mountain is now available on home video for the first time in the UK.

Discover the final horror from one of the genre’s unsung greats

By Anton Bitel

José Ramón Larraz’s slasher swansong, Deadly Manor, features some playfully misdirection and an insane ending.

Discover this classic ’80s slasher with a contemporary twist

By Anton Bitel

José Ramón Larraz’s Edge of the Axe buries several over-used tropes of the genre.

Discover the ocular nightmare of this cult Lucio Fulci horror

By Anton Bitel

The visionary Italian director’s 1981 film The Beyond remains one of his most unnerving, transgressive works.

Cheap thrills: five essential straight-to-video stocking fillers

By Paul Ridd

Top 2019 home entertainment releases for the strong stomached and morally depraved.

Why The Exorcist III remains a fascinating, flawed horror sequel

By Anton Bitel

A sense of creative conflict infuses William Peter Blatty’s spiritual follow-up to William Friedkin’s 1973 classic.

Revisiting Paul Verhoeven’s sexually explicit answer to Grease

By Anton Bitel

The 1980 coming-of-ager Spetters is one of the Dutch master’s most uncompromising and controversial works.

Discover the sleazy cautionary tale of this hitchhiking thriller

By Anton Bitel

Irvin Berwick’s cult 1983 film Hitch Hike to Hell is an American nightmare writ large.

Criterion’s collection of Showa-era Godzilla films is a cinematic feast

By Andrew Northrop

Fifteen of the iconic kaiju’s adventures have been compiled in a long-overdue commemorative boxset.

Discover the allegorical terror of this landmark silent era horror

By Anton Bitel

Paul Wegener’s nightmarish take on the Golem of Jewish folklore introduced German Expressionism to the world.

How Jacques Demy reimagined the Hollywood musical

By Adam Scovell

With The Young Girls of Rochefort, the French director created something wondrously original.

Is An American Werewolf in London a love story?

By Anton Bitel

Romance, tragedy and horror combine to potent effect in director John Landis’ iconic 1981 feature.

Is this one of the great lesser-known location-based horrors?

By Adam Scovell

Robert Fuest’s And Soon the Darkness foreshadows both The Wicker Man and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Discover the troubling eroticism of this twisted ’70s thriller

By Anton Bitel

Stanley H Brassloff’s Toys Are Not for Children centres on a doll-like heroine with severe daddy issues.

Discover the sordid pleasures of this late-career Mario Bava slasher

By Anton Bitel

The Italian horror maestro’s 1971 film A Bay of Blood remains one of his most shocking works.

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