Legacy of Terror 2018

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.

Best 1940s Horror Movies

Here are the best 1940s horror movies we have reviewed.

Displaying 1 - 20 of 20
1945
A hedonist receives a painting of himself that appears to change over time.
1945
The guests of an architect take turns telling supernatural tales.
1941
A man bitten by a wolf fears he might turn into one.
1943
A vampire manipulates a woman into marrying him.
1944
A scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter a vampire, a werewolf and a revenant.
1944
A scientist renders an avenging outlaw invisible using a secret formula.
1945
A werewolf and a vampire seek help from a scientist they believe can cure their respective affliction.
1948
Two freight handlers encounter a vampire and a revenant.
1943
A disfigured violinist haunts an opera house.
1944
A child befriends an aging reclusive actress.
1942
A woman fears she will turn into a cat person if she gets sexually aroused.
1942
A son of scientists attempts brain transplant on a revenant.
1943
A werewolf travels to find a man who can lift his curse.
1940
A resuscitated mummy hunts down a sacred tomb’s recent trespassers.
1944
An irrigation project unearths an ancient living mummy.
1946
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that she unconsciously kills people in her sleep.
1942
A high priest travels to America to avenge a mummy whose tomb was desecrated.
1944
An Egyptian high priest is sent to America to find and bring back two mummies.
1944
A young woman raised by gypsies hides a secret which she will do anything to protect.
1941
The greedy relatives of an old woman gather in anticipation of her death.
History of Terror 2019: 1900 Bite-Sized Movie Reviews

Included in this book are 1900 bite-sized reviews of horror and horror-adjacent films sorted by release date. The reviews consist of 8 ratings.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Time Travel Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent time travel films.

Time travel films focus on the consequences of traveling into the past or the future.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Musical Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent musical films.

Musicals are a genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Torture Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent torture films.

In torture films, sadistic violence or torture is a central aspect of the plot.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Claustrocore Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent claustrocore films.

Claustrocore films are about people stuck in one place for most of the running time.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.