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Which personality will he choose tonight? Don't miss James McAvoy in Split
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Monday 6th Mar 2017
SplitWriter and Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Visit) finds himself back on form with Split, an original psychological thriller available on Digital on 22nd May, and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on 5th June, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Jason Blum (Insidious, Ouija, The Visit, The Purge series) returns to collaborate with Shyamalan in the box-office hit, starring James McAvoy (X-Men: Apocalypse).

Split delves into the mysterious depths of one man's fractured mind and this home release gives viewers a closer look at the movie with a never-before-seen alternate ending, deleted scenes, character spotlight, and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.

Kevin Crumb's (McAvoy) fra... »

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Coming soon - The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies
By James Whittington
Posted in: Frightfest, News, Saturday 4th Mar 2017
Monster Book - Front cover artwork smallFrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies, which goes exclusively on sale during Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, August 24th to August 28th. Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, this is the second in a planned series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur,

Written by celebrated writer, editor and critic Michael Gingold, the book contains 200 of the most frightening, fantastical and fun monster film features. Starting in the silent era, it traces the history of the genre all the way through to the present day. The films are given detailed individual reviews, with fascinating... »

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Psychological terror at its best, don't miss this Pet
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Saturday 4th Mar 2017
PET_DVD_2D_TEMPHelmed by Award Winning director Carles Torrens (Apartment 143, ABCs of Death 2.5) and starring Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings trilogy), Ksenia Solo (Lost Girl, Black Swan) and Jennette McCurdy (Between, Sam & Cat), Pet is a dark and disturbing love story asking how much you could sacrifice in the name of love?

This haunting, psychological horror follows Seth, a lonely man working in an animal shelter. His monotonous routine is broken one day when he bumps into Holly, a girl from school who he soon becomes obsessed with. However, when she rejects his advances, Seth's obsession reaches a terrifying new level, with Holly hiding secrets of her own.

One of the best from Horror Channel FrightFest 2016, »

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Titan's new Hard Case Crime comic launches with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Saturday 4th Mar 2017
GWTDT#1_01_Cover_APresenting a new vision of the worldwide bestselling Millennium novels by Stieg Larsson, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium is a serialized comic book adaptation of Lisbeth Salander's harrowing story published in English for the first time.

Written by Sylvain Runberg (Orbital) and illustrated by Jose Homs (L'Angelus) and Man, with an all-new translation by Rachel Zerner, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium tells a story of violence and cruelty, family secrets and international intrigue, with deception and betrayal coiling around each corner.

Facing prison time for libel, discredited journalist Mikael Blomkvist is hired by a reclusive industrialist to investigate an unresolved family disappearance. Aided by the mys... »
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Get the garlic ready, here comes Stake Land II
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Saturday 4th Mar 2017
Stake Land II coverThe stakes are raised in Stake Land II, the sequel to Jim Mickle's 2010 horror hit, with original star, and writer, the gruff, gravelly-voiced Nick Damici, returning as the no nonsense vampire hunter Mister, and produced by Mickle and horror genre favourite Larry Fessenden (The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers).

Directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen pick up where the final film left off, plunging the viewer into the world of the wheezing, wrathful berserkers, as Martin (Connor Paolo from Stake Land), sets out to find truly nasty fanged fiend The Mother (Kristina Hughes), and discovers the vampires aren't his only problem in a world where survivors will do anything to get by.

Stake Land II hits DVD April 3rd.

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Horror Channel FrightFest is returning to Leicester Square for August event.
By James Whittington
Posted in: Frightfest, News, Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017
HCFF logoAs we ready ourselves for Glasgow and the latest Horror Channel FrightFest event we can reveal that the annual Horror Channel FrightFest which is held in London each August Bank Holiday will be returning to Cineworld Empire Theatre, Leicester Square in London's glittering West End for its banner 18th edition.

So now you can book your hotels/accommodation with complete confidence that your favourite UK fantasy and horror occasion is returning to the place you all loved the most.

Festival and day passes will be available from Saturday 1st July with single tickets later the same month. Ticket prices will be published in due course.

The Horror Channel FrightFest is where you will always find the unexpected, the surprising and the totally new. See you there in the Square for a f... »

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Earth: Final Conflict - Episode Update
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Monday 20th Feb 2017
Earth Final Conflict Group Image 2We apologise to all viewers for the problems that occurred with episode 20 of season 3 of Earth: Final Conflict that originally occurred on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. This unfortunately happened due to a technical issue at our transmission provider. Our transmission is not controlled as 'live' and as such the issue was not identified until the time of broadcast and so could not be corrected immediately or in time for the repeat on the morning of Tuesday, nor could we provide any continuity announcements regarding this. We endeavoured to fix the issue in time for the omnibus repeat on Saturday 20th and received an assurance this would be correct and so we directed viewers to this showing. However, despite our best efforts, the failu... »
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Behind-the-scenes stills revealed as slasher horror The Tombs completes production
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Friday 17th Feb 2017
The Tombs-WEB3Templeheart Films, the producing company behind Paul Hyett's Heritiks and Andy Edwards' Ibiza Undead, are set to unleash a new kind of monster in The Tombs, which has just finished filming at The London Tombs, The London Bridge Experience's horror themed tourist attraction.

Dubbed Celebrity Big Brother meets Friday the 13th, the gruesome slasher stars Jessica Ann Brownlie (Valley of the Witch), Jess Impiazzi (The Only Way Is Essex), Marcia do Vales (Ibiza Undead), Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare), Akie Kotabe (Humans), Anthony Ilott (Wrong Turn 6), Ayvianna Snow (Heretiks) and Devora Wilde (Rush). It's directed by Dan Brownlie (Self-induced Nightmares, Serial Kaller).

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Anno Dracula - Comic book style!
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Monday 13th Feb 2017
Anno-Dracula-1-Jef-Zornow (1)Titan Comics has revealed the covers and an extended art preview from Anno Dracula #1 - an all-new comic mini-series based on the best selling Anno Dracula novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey (The Third Doctor).

The Anno Dracula series depict an alternate 19th-century history where the characters of Bram Stoker's Dracula fail to prevent Count Dracula's subjugation of Great Britain, creating a world where vampires are living amongst humans and a central part of society.

1895. Prince Dracula has ruled Great Britain for ten years, spreading vampirism through every level of society. On the eve of Dracula's Jubilee, radical forces gather to oppose the tyrant. Kate Reed, vampire journ... »

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Zombie cinema, Danish style!
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Monday 13th Feb 2017
What We BecomeThe feature film making debut from Bo Mikkelsen, What We Become promises to be a tense post-apocalyptic zombie thriller that's the first of its kind in Danish horror cinema.

A family of four is quarantined in their home as a mysterious virus spreads into town, transforming their friends and neighbours into zombies. As the military moves in to try and stem the outbreak, they are forced to the extreme in a struggle to escape alive.

Starring Benjamin Engell, Troels Lyby and Mille Dinesen, What We Become will be unleashed onto DVD 20th February thanks to Soda Pictures.

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Alien and Predator - The Collection!
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Sunday 12th Feb 2017
Alien XenomorphWe have all seen the rather cool The Walking Dead collection from Eaglemoss recently so it comes with great excitement that they've now announced an Alien And Predator Collection.

Available only online, this superbly designed collection will include characters from every Alien and Predator movie released to date which is: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection, Predator, Predator 2, Predators, Alien Vs Predator, Alien Vs Predator: Requiem and Prometheus.

Each detailed piece is hand painted in stunning detail, 1:16 scale which is roughly 14cm tall and contained in an exclusive collector's box.

Each month two figures will be released and for those who subscr... »

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Dare you visit Seoul Station?
By James Whittington
Posted in: News, Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
Seoul Sation coverWritten and directed by award-winning Yeon Sang-ho, the genius behind Train To Busan, and the acclaimed animator behind The Fake and King of Pigs, Seoul Station is the superb animated sequel to Train to Busan.

As the sun sets around Seoul Station, an old man thought to have died sinks his teeth into the warm flesh of a homeless person. Soon, the streets are filled with vicious zombies desperate to feed.

Hae-sun, a runaway, witnesses the frightening sight while her father Suk-gyu and boyfriend desperately search for her. As the attacked become the attackers, the government declares a lock out of the station, leaving the uninfected to struggle desperately against the dangerous undead. With zombie numbers exploding, people without a home to re... »

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