A group of media students are making a documentary about a legend of the Black Widow - a woman who lived the 1900 th century. She was unmarried, but she had two children, a girl and a boy. People in her village couldn't accept her, and they called her a witch. They kidnapped her children and murdered them. The woman was tortured and killed too. Since then the rumors have said that the woman is still around in the village. The students made a trip to the house where the Black Widow lived once...
A man in hospital has a weird and sexy conversation with a woman in the next bed, whom he cannot see. He later discovers she is in her sixties. They meet several more times and, each time, she is younger.
Much-married and once successful writer Henry T. Aythecliff, now heavily in debt, summons his three ex-wives to his mansion, planning to extort a sizable amount of money from each. When he is discovered dead, clues indicate that each of his four wives had motive and opportunity to murder him, and a young detective must sift through some ingeniously devised evidence.
The city of Antwerp is being terrorized by a serial killer. When the killer discovers one of his victims is seeing a psychiatrist to overcome her trauma, he goes after her…
The Haunting of Barney Palmer is a fantasy film for children about a young boy who is haunted by his great uncle. Young Barney fears that he has inherited the Scholar family curse; a suite of 80s-era effects ramp up the supernatural suspense. The film was a co-production between PBS (United States) and Wellington's Gibson Group, which resulted in Ned Beatty (Deliverance, Network) being cast. It was written by Margaret Mahy, based on her Carnegie Award-winning novel The Haunting, and an early fruitful collaboration between her and director Yvonne Mackay.
A foreign girl arrives to her new apartment. Her three roommates welcome her rather distantly, for no reason at all, and she can smell that there is something going on...Literally. Everyday when she walks out of her room, she notices a strong smell of insecticide that nobody is willing to explain.
Chris Carrington looses his father to hereditary kidney disease. He is painfully aware he may die from it as well. While dealing with the agony of his loss, Chris is unexpectedly contacted by a mysterious Russian immigrant who tells him his father did not die from natural causes. That his father was an unwitting victim of human experiments in the development of biological weapons. Pursuing the truth behind this strange revelation, Chris learns of Dr. Gurevich, the scientist who created these viruses. He meets Gurevich's beautiful daughter Anna, whose innocence, charm and intelligence ultimately become his greatest obstacle. Unable to contact his Russian informant, unable to decipher Russian documents, unwilling to use Gurevich's daughter as a pawn, Chris struggles to fight symptoms of his own disease, caught between the ticking clock of his own illness and the consuming desire for truth.
Edmund Lowe plays an insurance investigator who interrupts his honeymoon to look into the case of a murder, which could also be a suicide, in which case his company won't have to pay the victim's contract. His wife, played by Margaret Lindsay, insists on following him around, not only to help him solve the case, but to make sure he doesn't get too friendly with any members of the opposite sex, either.
An actress starts working at a fashion magazine to investigate the death of a famous model.
A group of children is trying to solve a mystery related to the diamonds smuggling.
An orphaned teenager becomes involved with an alien who was beamed to Earth from another galaxy in a TV signal. Is the alien a dream come true or a harbinger of doom? Originally broadcast as part of "The Wide World of Mystery."
After the death of his brother at the hands of the Master of Shaolin Horseshoes, an enraged hunter seeks a path of vengeance.
After being attacked by a rapist and getting stabbed before killing her attacker, a young woman is accused of being a ghost.
A lone scientist maintains an underground bunker for the coming global nuclear disaster. But after becoming prematurely isolated, he slowly begins to question his own reality and whether he is truly alone. Director Richard Mundy's immersive psychological thriller, is a tense and unsettling nightmare you'll never be sure you've woken up from.
As George investigates his roommate’s increasingly disturbing nocturnal behavior, he suspects that his friend has become possessed by a dark entity.
A songwriter buys a detective agency as a tax shelter, but stumbles into a real case when a dead body turns up in suite he and his new bride are staying in.
A seemingly chance encounter with an estranged childhood friend draws a bookstore clerk into a plot to steal a time machine.