Legacy of Terror 2019

This book contains the reviews of 100 sequels, 20 prequels and 60 remakes.

For each category, installments are sorted in order of preference. The ranking of each film is established by the sum of 8 types of ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting, quality and creepiness.

Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, a list of moods, eight ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Most Prolific Filmmakers

These are the most prolific filmmakers, ranked from most to least credited.

1 : Wes Craven
2 : Charles Band
3 : George A. Romero
4 : Lloyd Kaufman
5 : Tobe Hooper
6 : John Carpenter
7 : Brian Yuzna
8 : Ted Nicolaou
9 : David Cronenberg
10 : M. Night Shyamalan
11 : Sam Raimi
12 : Ishirô Honda
13 : Dario Argento
14 : Paul W.S. Anderson
15 : Mick Garris
16 : Ti West
17 : Joel Soisson
18 : Larry Cohen
19 : Takashi Shimizu
20 : Don Coscarelli
21 : Adam Green
22 : Rob Zombie
23 : Stuart Gordon
24 : Kevin Tenney
25 : Eli Roth
26 : David DeCoteau
27 : Clive Barker
28 : Patrick Lussier
29 : Gaspar Noé
30 : Jim Wynorski
31 : Tom Holland
32 : James Wan
33 : James Cameron
34 : Tommy Lee Wallace
35 : Marcus Dunstan
36 : Claudio Fragasso
37 : Steven Spielberg
38 : Don Mancini
39 : Eric Red
40 : Frank Henenlotter
41 : John De Bello
42 : Herschell Gordon Lewis
43 : Joe Castro
44 : Alexandre Aja
45 : Kevin Smith
46 : Chan-wook Park
47 : David Bruckner
48 : Justin Benson
49 : Roger Corman
50 : Tim Burton
51 : Declan O'Brien
52 : John Landis
53 : Scott Derrickson
54 : Paco Plaza
55 : Rolfe Kanefsky
56 : Mark Atkins
57 : Ken Wiederhorn
58 : Neil Marshall
59 : Amando de Ossorio
60 : Andrew Jones
61 : Eduardo Sánchez
62 : Tim Sullivan
63 : Mike Flanagan
64 : Stephen Sommers
65 : Peter Jackson
66 : Victor Salva
67 : Shin'ya Tsukamoto
68 : Nacho Vigalondo
69 : Fred Walton
70 : Donald Farmer
71 : Tom Six
72 : John Erick Dowdle
73 : Scott Spiegel
74 : Carl Lindbergh
75 : Roland Emmerich
76 : Jean Rollin
77 : Lucifer Valentine
78 : Timo Tjahjanto
79 : Damien Leone
80 : Jörg Buttgereit
81 : Lucky McKee
Giants & Horror

Giants are beings of prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many cultures. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring giants ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 2000's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 2000’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?