Taboos of Terror 2018: Shock, Sex & Terror

This book contains 160 horror movie reviews. These movies all contain shock, sex and gore. The reviews are sorted in order of preference. The ranking of each production is established by the sum of 7 types of ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting & quality. Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, moods, seven ratings and a three-paragraph review. These films are not for the squeamish. You have been warned!

Movie Prequels

A movie prequel is a movie that takes place before another movie.

Select a level of creepiness and up to three decades. See how the movies rank from best to worst.

A film franchise, or movie franchise (also referred to as a film series or movie series) is a collection of related films in succession that share the same universe, or are marketed as a series. A movie franchise is a collection of films related by copyright. Sequels, prequels, remakes, re-imaginings, spin-offs and public domain films are common examples of franchised films.

These are lists of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison
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2015
Two time travelers attempt to stop the end of the world.
1991
An amnesic teenager who fears sleep is brought to a shelter and is evaluated by mystified specialists.
1996
Aboard a spaceship, a scientist attempts to destroy a cursed puzzle box created by his ancestor.
2017
The crew of a colony ship discover an uncharted planet where danger awaits.
2012
A group of space archaeologists place their hopes on a star map said to lead to an ancient civilization.
2011
Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse believe they are on Death’s list.
2004
A prison operator infiltrates the rigged labyrinth he controls to save a victim.
2016
A mother and her daughters experiment with a Ouija board.
2013
A circus magician is transported to a magical land where he must fulfill a prophecy.
2010
A prisoner is enrolled in a deadly car race.
2008
An ex-con is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in a deadly car race.
2013
The champion driver of a deadly car race fights for his freedom.
2015
A psychic attempts to free a teenager from the grasp of a demon.
2017
Teenagers kidnap a nurse and escape from a mental hospital.
2006
A mentally challenged orphan is raised by cannibals who prey on tourists.
2018
The American government suspends all laws on Staten Island for twelve hours.
2017
A dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several orphans into their haunted home.
2017
A streak of gruesome murders points to a suspect who has been dead for ten years.
2018
A parapsychologist faces the supernatural evil that once made her run away from home.
2018
A priest and a nun investigate a malevolent force that haunts a convent.
My Movie Reviews

Be your own film critic!

• Record the movies you see.
• Break them down and analyze them.
• Categorize them.
• Share your movie journal with friends.
• 200 pages, 6" x 9"

My Nightmare Diary

• Write about your nightmares in this dream diary. Write about places, people, and what scared you. Draw pictures of your nightmares.
• A great notebook to keep at your bedside to record your dreams and analyze them.
• 120 pages, 6" x 9"

Frankenstein Reviewed: 2020 Edition

Horror critic Steve Hutchison analyzes 39 Frankenstein movies. How many have you seen? Each article includes a synopsis, five different ratings, and a review.

Dracula Reviewed: 2020 Edition

Horror critic Steve Hutchison analyzes 34 Dracula movies. How many have you seen? Each article includes a synopsis, five different ratings, and a review.

Godzilla Reviewed: 2020 Edition

Horror critic Steve Hutchison analyzes the 36 first Godzilla movies. How many have you seen? Each article includes a synopsis, five different ratings, and a review.