Film Review: Return of the Boogeyman (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: A doctor and his oddball assistant try to help a young woman who is tormented by visions of murders being committed by the guy (who sort of looks like pro wrestler Alberto Del Rio) with the pantyhose on his head from the first movie. REVIEW: I really wasn’t that impressed with The Boogeyman to be quite honest with you (see my review for it on this site for more details) but it is a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Boogeyman (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: 20 years after killing off their mother’s twisted, abusive lover siblings Lacey and Willy find themselves being targeted by his evil spirit after it is released from a mirror that was present during the time of his death. Will they find a way to defeat him or are they (and everyone they hold dear) destined to die horribly at his hands? REVIEW: I’m not sure if I liked The Boogeyman or not. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Gerald Lough’s “The Boogeyman” to open Waterford Film Festival

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Attention all of my acolytes in the U.K.! Horrornews.net is proud to announce that director Gerald Lough’s short film “The Boogeyman” has been chosen to be the opening film at the Waterford Film Festival on Friday November 4th. If you’ll recall, I interviewed Mr. Lough in regards to this short which is based on a short story by Stephen King from his “NIGHT SHIFT” Collection. It is a chilling little tale & it’s a f*cking … Continue reading

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Interview: Gerard Lough (The Boogeyman, Deviant)

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Hey there acolytes of mine! The Black Saint has a special treat for all of you on this fine day. Gerard Lough is a filmmaker that comes to us all the way from Ireland with a highly acclaimed short called “The Boogeyman” which is based on the short story of the same name by Stephen King. He is also hard at work with his first full feature film to be called “Deviant”. I was lucky … Continue reading

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Creature profiles: The Boogeyman

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As human beings, we’ve all got at least one irrational fear that we’re not so proud of. Some of us are afraid of snakes, spiders and other creepy crawlers. Then there are those who have fear of the dark or the unknown. There is a significant group of people that hate to swim in open water or oceans. They think of their feet dangling down into the depths and something swimming by and grabbing them. This … Continue reading

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The BoogeyMan: new poster – new Stephen King based short

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Based on the story by Stephen King. Directed by Gerard Lough. Starring Simon Fogarty, Michael Parle and Joanne Cullen. When Andrew Billings (Fogarty) goes to see a psychologist to explain how an evil creature that lives in his closet is responsible for the deaths of his three children he is met with disbelief. But as the story progresses, both Dr Harper (Parle) and the audience will start to consider the possibility that this “boogeyman” might … Continue reading

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First look at creature make-up effects in Stephen King’s THE BOOGEYMAN

Latest set of still from an ambitious short film based on one of Stephen King’s best loved short stories The Boogeyman. The film is now completed and had its first film festival screening on Aug 6th in Dublin, Ireland where it got a very positive reaction from the audience. Below are images which show the process of the make-up effects (by Julie-Ann Ryan) needed to create the title character.

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