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Dracula by Bram Stoker

This 1897 gothic horror novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the battle led by Van Helsing against him.

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

This 1818 gothic horror novel is about an eccentric scientist “Victor Frankenstein” who creates a freakish monster in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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The Call Of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft

The tale of a horrifying underwater monster coming to life and threatening mankind, is H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous and most widely popular tale, spawning an entire mythology, with the power to strike terror into the hearts of even the Great Old Ones.

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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Ichabod Crane, a schoolteacher, came to Tarry Town in the glen of Sleepy Hollow to ply his trade in educating young minds. He was a gullible and excitable fellow, often so terrified by locals’ stories of ghosts that he would hurry through the woods on his way home, singing to keep from hysterics. Until late one night, he finds that maybe they’re not just stories. What is that dark, menacing figure riding behind him on a horse? And what does it have in its hands? And why wasn’t schoolteacher Crane ever seen in Sleepy Hollow again?

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The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Good and evil, right and wrong. Both are seen through the eyes of John Utterson, a lawyer and friend of the scientist Dr. Jekyll. After hearing the alarming account of the horrendous trampling of a small girl “like some damned juggernaut” by a violent man named Mr. Hyde, who also holds a connection to the lawyer’s dear friend, Utterson’s curiosity gets the better of him and he begins to investigate.

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Zombie Films: A Survival Guide – Page 2



Shaun Of The Dead

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.


Cockneys v Zombies

A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London.


A Little Bit Zombie

Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be.


World War Z

United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.


Warm Bodies

After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.


The Returned

In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.


Open Grave

A man wakes up in the wilderness, in a pit full of dead bodies, with no memory and must determine if the murderer is one of the strangers who rescued him, or if he himself is the killer.


Resident Evil: Extinction

Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp.


White Zombie

A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave.



A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town.

Oh! The Horror 2014



The Green Inferno

Director: Eli Roth
Release Date: September 5th 2014

A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save a dying tribe but crash in the jungle and are taken hostage by the very natives they protected.



Open Grave

Director: Gonzalo Lopez Gallego
Release Date: January 3rd 2014

A man wakes up in the wilderness, in a pit full of dead bodies, with no memory and must determine if the murderer is one of the strangers who rescued him, or if he himself is the killer.


The Strain (Series)

Release Date: July 2014

A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down.



Deliver Us From Evil

Release Date: July 2nd 2014

NY police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city.



Penny Dreadful (Series)

Release Date: May 11th 2014

Some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula. become embroiled in Victorian London.




Release Date: October 10th 2014

A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.



Quite A Conundrum

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Sex, drums, tequila, social networking, a pirate, morning after pills, Jesus and a gun. It’s one hot mess!




Release Date: April 2014

A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.



Under The Skin

Release Date:  April 2014

An alien seductress preys upon hitchhikers in Scotland.



The Quiet Ones

Release Date: April 2014

A University physics professor assembles a team to help create a poltergeist.


Bloody Good Vampire Films 2



Byzantium (2012)

Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Caleb Landry Jones.

Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.



Kiss Of The Damned (2012)

Director: Xan Cassavetes
Cast: Josephine de La Baume, Milo Ventimiglia, Roxanne Mesquida, Anna Mouglalis.

The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna’s love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.



Let Me In (2010)

Director: Matt Reeves
Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono, Elias Koteas.

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.


The Lost Boys (1987)

Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne West, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman.

After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires.


Vampires (1998)

Director: John Carpenter
Cast: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith.

A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.


Fright Night (2011)

Director: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Colette, David Tennant, Imogen Poots.

A teenager suspects that his new neighbor is a vampire.


Blade (1998)

Director: David S. Goyer
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Udo Kier.

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.



Priest (2011)

Director: Scott Stewart
Cast: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q.

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.


Underworld (2003)

Director: Len Wiseman
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Sheen, Shane Brolly, Bill Nighy.

Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a werewolf who longs for the war to end.



Daybreakers (2009)

Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Isabel Lucas.

In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.



Feed Your Horror Addiction: A List of Horror Shows




Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.




Drama | Fantasy | Horror

A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.



American Horror Story

Drama | Fantasy | Horror

An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a haunted house, an insane asylum and a witch coven.



Crime | Drama | Horror

Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.



Penny Dreadful

Drama | Horror

Some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula. become embroiled in Victorian London.




Science Fiction | Thriller

A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation in this thriller, which begins with the group being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak.



Bates Motel

Horror | Mystery | Thriller

A modern re-imagining and prequel to the movie Psycho (1960). This story begins with the earlier years of a teenage Norman Bates and his mother Norma who live in an old house overlooking the adjoining motel which they are renovating.



The Strain

Drama | Horror | Science Fiction

A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Ephraim “Eph” Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards the plane. What he finds makes his blood run cold.




Drama | Horror

Series introduces Dracula as he arrives in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who maintains that he wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. In reality, he hopes to wreak revenge on the people who ruined his life centuries earlier. There’s only one circumstance that can potentially thwart his plan: Dracula falls hopelessly in love with a woman who seems to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.



Hemlock Grove

Horror | Mystery | Thriller

A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?


Best Eighties Horror Movies


The Shining (1980)

Novel by Stephen King.
Director: Stanley Kubrick.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd.

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Poltergeist (1982)

Director: Tobe Hooper.
Cast: Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Beatrice Straight, Heather O’Rourke.

A family’s home is haunted by a host of ghosts.

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Writer: Gianfranco Clerici
Cast: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Luca Barbarsechi.

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area’s local cannibal tribes.

The Evil Dead (1981)

Director/Writer: Sam Raimi
Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker.

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

Hellraiser (1987)

Director/Writer: Clive Barker
Cast: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman.

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover, who’s being chased by demons after he escaped from their sado-masochistic Hell.

They Live (1988)

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: Ray Nelson (Short Story “Eight O’Clock in the Morning”)
Cast: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, Peter Jason.

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

The Fly (1986)

Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, George Chuvalo.

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

The Thing (1982)

Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Kurt Russel, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David.

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Altered States (1980)

Director: Ken Russel
Cast: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid.

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Director/Writer: Wes Craven
Cast: John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp.

In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.

Haunted Hotels – America



San Francisco, California

Formerly Miss Mary Lake’s School For Girls, the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, CA is haunted by the ghost of a headmistress who refuses to quit. Guests have seen Mary’s reflection in a mirror and felt hot and cold spots in her suite, Room 410. Mary also likes to tuck weary travellers into bed. Very firmly.

Haunted Hotels In America

The Stanley Hotel

Estes Park, Colarado

Welcome to The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO, the inspiration behind Stephen King’s novel The Shining. It has everything for the true ghost hunter – from supernatural parties in the ballroom, to a guest killed in a gas explosion still haunting room 217. If that’s not enough to spook you, spectral children can be seen and heard playing in the hotel’s hallways.
Haunted Places To Visit

The Vinoy Renaissance Hotel

St. Petersburg, Florida

The Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, FL has an eerie past that continues to haunt it. Guests tell of lights flickering and faucets turning on and off in their rooms. In a more sinister turn, some guests have been held down in their sleep or have awoken to find their locked, chained doors opened by someone. Or something.
Haunted Holidays

Hotel Galvez

Galveston, Texas

The fifth floor of the Hotel Galvez in Galveston, TX belongs to a lovesick ghost bride who hung herself from the hotel’s turret after learning her fiancé was lost at sea. Sadly, her fiancé returned alive but too late and now her tormented spirit can never check out. Staff and guests report slamming doors, apparitions, equipment malfunctions and eerie lights in the hotel turret.
Stay In A Haunted Hotel

The Historic National Hotel

Jamestown, California

A spirit heartbroken for all eternity haunts The Historic National Hotel in Jamestown, CA. Bride-to-be Flo checked in to meet her fiancé. However, upon his arrival Henry was killed in a fight. Later that night Flo was found dead in her room, her heart apparently stopped with grief. Today her ghost roams the second floor, slamming doors and tossing guest’s clothes out of their suitcases.
Haunted House Vacation

Gettysburg Hotel

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

A bloody past as a Civil War hospital gives The Gettysburg Hotel in Gettysburg, PA its fair share of spectral guests. A ghostly nurse named Rachel moans about caring for wounded soldiers, then upturns guests’ suitcases looking for supplies. Another ghost dances in the hotel’s ballroom, while the spirit of fallen Union soldier James Culbertson still marches the halls.
Spooky Hotels

The 1886 Crescent Hotel

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

With an old morgue in the basement it’s no surprise The 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AR is known to be America’s most haunted hotel. Inhabited by at least eight wraiths including a young girl who jumped from the roof, a nurse who worked in the morgue, an Irish stonemason who slipped off the roof to his death…and many more.
Scary Places To Visit

Best Seventies Horror Movies



Suspiria (1977)

Director/Writer: Dario Argento
Cast: Jessica Harper, Udo Kier, Alida Valli.

A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders.


The Exorcist (1973)

Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb.

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.



Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Director: Tobe Hooper
Cast: Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger.

Five friends visiting their grandpa’s old house are hunted down and terrorized by a chainsaw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.


Jaws (1975)

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss.

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.


Carrie (1976)

Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie

A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school’s prom by a humiliating prank.



The Omen (1976)

Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens

An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist.



The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

Director: Wes Craven
Cast: John Steadman, Susan Lanier-Bramlett, Janus Blythe

On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.


Dawn Of The Dead (1978)

Director: George A. Romero
Cast: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger

Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.



Halloween (1978)

Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Charles Cyphers

A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.


The Amityville Horror (1979)

Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Don Stroud.

Newlyweds move into a house where a murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.


Most Disturbing Films



Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Writer: Gianfranco Clerici
Language: English, Spanish

A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area’s local cannibal tribes.



W Delta Z (2007)

Director: Tom Shankland
Screenplay: Clive Bradley
Language: English

A calculating killer coerces a detective to pay for his previous mistakes.



Irreversible (2002)

Director: Gaspar Noe
Writer: Gaspar Noe
Language: French, Spanish, Italian, English.

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.



Ichi The Killer (2001)

Director: Takashi Miike
Writer: Hideo Yamamoto
Language: Japanese, Cantonese, English

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.



Nekromantik (1987)

Director:  Jörg Buttgereit
Writer: Jörg Buttgereit, Franz Rodenkirchen
Language: German

A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him.



A Serbian Film (2010)

Director: Srdjan Spasojevic
Writer: Srdjan Spasojevic, Aleksandar Radivojevic
Language: Serbian, English, Swedish

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an “art film” in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.


Best Horror Movie Remakes


Classic Horror Films (Part 2)



The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954)

Director: Jack Arnold
Writer: Maurice Zimm
Cast: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning.

A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.



The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Director: James Whale
Writer: Mary Shelley
Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson.

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.



White Zombie (1932)

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Director: Victor Halperin
Writer: Garnett Weston
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn

A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave.



Dracula (1931)
Director: Tod Browning
Writer: Bram Stoker
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners.

The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.



The Mummy (1932)

Director: Karl Freund
Cast: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners.

In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege.



The Walking Dead (1936)

Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez

After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.


Upcoming Horror Movies 2013



Insidious: Chapter 2

The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.


The Conjuring

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.



A sheltered high school girl unleashes her newly developed telekinetic powers after she is pushed too far by her peers.


In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare.



Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance.