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Liberaci dal male in blu-ray
Posted in , Tuesday 23rd December 2014
liberaci Distribuito da Sony pictures, nelle nostre sale cinematografiche abbiamo avuto modo di vederlo a fine Agosto 2014. Tratto dal testo letterario Deliver us from evil di Ralph Sarchie e Lisa Collier Cool (a quanto pare ispirato a diversi fatti veri) e diretto dallo Scott Derrickson che, prima ancora di Sinister (2012) e del fantascientifico Ultimatum alla Terra (2008), si era occupato dell’acclamato The exorcism of Emily Rose (2005), Liberaci dal ma...

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The Doc of The Dead Coming To DVD And On Demand
Posted in News, Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Doc of the DeadWhy have zombies had such a huge impact on film, TV and popular culture? Find out in Altitude Film Distribution’s highly entertaining Doc Of The Dead. From the makers of The People Vs. George Lucas, Alexandre Phillipe’s film features a wide array of zombie legends to keep fans and newbies satiated including George Romero, Simon Pegg, Bruce Campbell, Robert Kirkmann and Tom Savini....

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Cronenberg’s The Fly Continues With All-New Comic Book Sequel From IDW
Posted in News, Wednesday 17th December 2014
The FlyThe story that began in David Cronenberg's film update of The Fly continues here with a five-issue miniseries The Fly: Outbreak written by Brandon Seifert (Hellraiser, Witch Doctor) with painted interior and cover art by menton3 (Silent Hill, Monocyte). Issue one will hit in March and will boast variant covers by Jason Edmiston and Lukas Ketner. Years ago, a scientist had a horrific accident when ...

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Grace: The Possession - Coming Soon
Posted in News, Wednesday 17th December 2014
GraceThe producer of Sinister and executive producer of Insidious brings a chilling twist to the classic horror story when the terrifying Grace: The Possession arrives on Digital HD January 5 and on DVD January 19 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Alexia Fast (Jack Reacher) plays the title role of Grace, an 18-year-old Catholic girl who moves away to college, never having sipped alcohol, done drugs, or had sex. ...

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Watch Out For Jessabelle
Posted in News, Wednesday 17th December 2014
JessabelleFrom the mastermind producer behind Insidious and The Purge comes the ghostly tale of Jessabelle. The haunting, supernatural thriller, directed by Kevin Greutert (Saw VI, Saw 3D: The Final Chapter), written by Robert Ben Garant (Hell Baby, Night at the Museum) and starring Sarah Snook, Mark Webber and Joelle Carter. Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car acci...

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Katharine Isabelle Stars In Home Invasion Shocker, Torment
Posted in News, Tuesday 16th December 2014
TormentAltitude Film Distribution has announced the DVD release of Jordan Barker’s creepy, violent horror movie Torment , is set to invade homes on 26 January. The film stars Katharine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps) and Robin Dunne (Sanctuary) and is a must see chiller is a must for all genre fans. Newlyweds Cory (Dunne) and Sarah (Isabelle) take Cory’s son Liam to the former’s country retreat for some much needed...

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Not Exactly A Date Movie - Honeymoon Coming Soon To DD, DVD and Blu-ray
Posted in News, Monday 15th December 2014
HoneymoonHoneymoon is the new visceral horror film from Arrow Films starring two of Britain's best young talents; the critically acclaimed Game Of Thrones actress Rose Leslie and Penny Dreadful's Harry Treadaway. Featuring the directorial debut from Leigh Janiak, Honeymoon was one of the most talked about films of 2014 and is coming to Digital Download 12th January and Blu-ray and DVD on January 26th. Young ne...

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Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead - New Trailer
Posted in News, Monday 15th December 2014
DS 2General Herzog and his horde of undead fascists are back and more blood-thirsty than ever in one of the best horror sequels ever made. If you liked Dead Snow when it was shown on Horror then you’ll love Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead which comes to DVD and Blu-ray January 12th. Having crashed his car after fleeing the ski lodge where his friends were brutally murdered by General Herzog and his squadron of Nazi zombies, ...

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Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead - New Trailer
Posted in News, Monday 15th December 2014
DS 2General Herzog and his horde of undead fascists are back and more blood-thirsty than ever in one of the best horror sequels ever made. If you liked Dead Snow when it was shown on Horror then you’ll love Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead which comes to DVD and Blu-ray January 12th. Having crashed his car after fleeing the ski lodge where his friends were brutally murdered by General Herzog and his squadron of Nazi zombies, ...

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Get Ready For A Horror Injection Like No Other With Nurse
Posted in News, Wednesday 10th December 2014
Nurse 3DPaz de la Huerta (TVs Boardwalk Empire) turns up the temperature in the wickedly sexy story of a fatal attraction which will set your pulse racing, Nurse. By day, nurse Abby Russell (de la Huerta) lovingly attends to the patients at All Saints Memorial Hospital; by night, Abby prowls nightclubs, luring unfaithful men into dangerous liaisons. After Danni – a young, sensitive nurse – joins the hospita...

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The Ninjas Are Back And This Time Monsters Should Beware!
Posted in News, Monday 1st December 2014
NINJAS_VS_MONSTERS_BD_3DThe wise-cracking ass-kicking small town Ninjas are back with an action-packed horror film to be released by Left Films on DVD and Bluray in the UK on 26th January 2015. This time it’s Ninjas Vs Monsters, as they take on an army of traditional horror movie fiends in order to save mankind. Dracula has called upon Frankenstein’s monster, The Mummy, Werew...

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The Ninjas Are Back And This Time Monsters Should Beware!
Posted in News, Monday 1st December 2014
NINJAS_VS_MONSTERS_BD_3DThe wise-cracking ass-kicking small town Ninjas are back with an action-packed horror film to be released by Left Films on DVD and Bluray in the UK on 26th January 2015. This time it’s Ninjas Vs Monsters, as they take on an army of traditional horror movie fiends in order to save mankind. Dracula has called upon Frankenstein’s monster, The Mummy, Werew...

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The Ninjas Are Back And This Time Monsters Should Beware!
Posted in News, Monday 1st December 2014
NINJAS_VS_MONSTERS_BD_3DThe wise-cracking ass-kicking small town Ninjas are back with an action-packed horror film to be released by Left Films on DVD and Bluray in the UK on 26th January 2015. This time it’s Ninjas Vs Monsters, as they take on an army of traditional horror movie fiends in order to save mankind. Dracula has called upon Frankenstein’s monster, The Mummy, Werew...

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Booth's Blog: Make Iggy Pops Dream Come True. Working With Dario Argento
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 29th November 2014
For most horror fans Dario Argento is cited as one of their favourite directors for creating some of the most unique ‘dreamscape’ films of all time. His career has spanned an epic 5 decades, his style is incomparable, and he is one of the few directors attributed to the Italian Giallo. There won’t be anyone like him after he’s gone but at the age of 74 he’s about to make another movie. But he needs our help! The Sandman is the first project for Argento whereby the script has been written for him as an ode to all of his films. Argento is obviously on board as the director and the st...

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Booth's Blog: Make Iggy Pops Dream Come True. Working With Dario Argento
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 29th November 2014
For most horror fans Dario Argento is cited as one of their favourite directors for creating some of the most unique ‘dreamscape’ films of all time. His career has spanned an epic 5 decades, his style is incomparable, and he is one of the few directors attributed to the Italian Giallo. There won’t be anyone like him after he’s gone but at the age of 74 he’s about to make another movie. But he needs our help! The Sandman is the first project for Argento whereby the script has been written for him as an ode to all of his films. Argento is obviously on board as the director and the st...

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Could This Be The Must Have Present this Christmas?
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th November 2014
EAP Box SetFrom the Merchant of Menace, Vincent Price, and the King of the B’s, Roger Corman, come six Gothic tales inspired by the pen of Edgar Allan Poe. Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the limited edition release of this Six Gothic Tales box set. Limited to a run of just 2000 copies, this much-anticipated release will include Blu-ray editions of The Fall Of The House Of Usher, Tales Of Terror, The ...

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Could This Be The Must Have Present this Christmas?
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th November 2014
EAP Box SetFrom the Merchant of Menace, Vincent Price, and the King of the B’s, Roger Corman, come six Gothic tales inspired by the pen of Edgar Allan Poe. Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the limited edition release of this Six Gothic Tales box set. Limited to a run of just 2000 copies, this much-anticipated release will include Blu-ray editions of The Fall Of The House Of Usher, Tales Of Terror, The ...

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Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted in News, Tuesday 25th November 2014
DS 2General Herzog and his horde of undead fascists are back and more blood-thirsty than ever in one of the best horror sequels ever made. If you liked Dead Snow when it was shown on Horror then you’ll love Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead which comes to DVD and Blu-ray January 12th. Having crashed his car after fleeing the ski lodge where his friends were brutally murdered by General Herzog and his squadron of Nazi zombies, ...

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Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted in News, Tuesday 25th November 2014
DS 2General Herzog and his horde of undead fascists are back and more blood-thirsty than ever in one of the best horror sequels ever made. If you liked Dead Snow when it was shown on Horror then you’ll love Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead which comes to DVD and Blu-ray January 12th. Having crashed his car after fleeing the ski lodge where his friends were brutally murdered by General Herzog and his squadron of Nazi zombies, ...

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Deliver Us From Evil To Get DVD And Blu-ray Release January 5th
Posted in News, Sunday 23rd November 2014
DELIVER US FROM EVIL SBRC1462UV_2D O-RINGStarring Eric Bana (The Time Traveller’s Wife, Munich, Troy), Édgar Ramirez (Zero Dark Thirty, The Bourne Ultimatum) and Olivia Munn (TV’s “The Newsroom”, Magic Mike) Deliver US From Evil will be released onto DVD and Blu-ray on January 5th thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In Deliver Us ...

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Lestat Is Back In New Book From Anne Rice
Posted in News, Sunday 23rd November 2014
Prince LestatThe Queen of the Undead is back, with her first Vampire Chronicle in over a decade – marking the return of one of the most popular vampires of all time: Lestat de Lioncourt. Anne Rice transformed the vampire genre, paving the way for the current vampire craze that has swept both the entertainment and publishing industries. Rice’s first book in The Vampire Chronicles series, I...

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Booth's Blog: The Most Famous “Folk Horror” Returns For Another Sacrifice!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 20th November 2014
BB 2Never mind 28 Days Later we’ve been waiting a mere 38 years for the bonny British follow up to one of the most anticipated sequels in horror history! Yes The Wicker Man directed by Robin Hardy back in 1973 has become a huge cult classic acquiring sing-a-long cinema status a la Rocky Horror Picture Show and finally in 2013 Hardy gave us the ‘sequel’ The Wicker Tree, and you can see it in all it’s fleshy glory ...

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Booth's Blog: The Most Famous “Folk Horror” Returns For Another Sacrifice!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 20th November 2014
BB 2Never mind 28 Days Later we’ve been waiting a mere 38 years for the bonny British follow up to one of the most anticipated sequels in horror history! Yes The Wicker Man directed by Robin Hardy back in 1973 has become a huge cult classic acquiring sing-a-long cinema status a la Rocky Horror Picture Show and finally in 2013 Hardy gave us the ‘sequel’ The Wicker Tree, and you can see it in all it’s fleshy glory ...

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Booth's Blog: The Most Famous “Folk Horror” Returns For Another Sacrifice!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 20th November 2014
BB 2Never mind 28 Days Later we’ve been waiting a mere 38 years for the bonny British follow up to one of the most anticipated sequels in horror history! Yes The Wicker Man directed by Robin Hardy back in 1973 has become a huge cult classic acquiring sing-a-long cinema status a la Rocky Horror Picture Show and finally in 2013 Hardy gave us the ‘sequel’ The Wicker Tree, and you can see it in all it’s fleshy glory ...

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Hatchet 3 To Get UK Television Premiere This December On Horror
Posted in Features, Wednesday 19th November 2014
Hatchet 3 Image 2Adam Green said today: “I am thrilled to see the Horror Channel broadcasting the UK television premiere of Hatchet 3 on December 20th. For those of us behind the gory scenes, this trilogy was a decade long journey that never would have happened without the extremely passionate fans that cheered us on while we slashed, laughed, and blew up everything in our path” He went on ...

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Booth's Blog: Behind The Scenes On A Horror Channel Shoot
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 15th November 2014
BB 1I’ve been presenting the continuity links for Horror Channel for years now and is a duty I take seriously and thoroughly enjoy, so for this weeks blog, as we have a whole new sexy and exciting new look, I thought I’d share some behind the scenes snaps of the brand new studio as well as divulge exactly what’s involved on my Horror Channel shoots. So each month I get all the schedules for what’s on the channel...

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Booth's Blog: Behind The Scenes On A Horror Channel Shoot
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 15th November 2014
BB 1I’ve been presenting the continuity links for Horror Channel for years now and is a duty I take seriously and thoroughly enjoy, so for this weeks blog, as we have a whole new sexy and exciting new look, I thought I’d share some behind the scenes snaps of the brand new studio as well as divulge exactly what’s involved on my Horror Channel shoots. So each month I get all the schedules for what’s on the channel...

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What We Do In The Shadows - Full Trailer
Posted in News, Wednesday 12th November 2014
WWDITS PosterFrom the creator of The Flight Of The Conchords comes, what has been hailed as one of the finest vampire comedy movies, ever, What We Do In The Shadows. To tell you the truth. Looks like one of the finest comedies in ages, never mind the horror element! Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are three vampires living together and trying to cope with modern life; from paying rent, doing housework, ...

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre - 40th Anniversary Edition
Posted in News, Monday 10th November 2014
TTCSMThe Texas Chain Saw Massacre not only changed the face of horror in 1974 but still remains one of the most shocking, powerful and terrifying films ever made. Now to celebrate its 40th Anniversary, a brand new restored version comes to Blu-ray courtesy of Second Sight. Widely banned on release, its notoriety has not diminished and this harrowing tale of a depraved Texan clan and its chain-saw-wielding icon of hor...

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Scottish Maniac Cop Is Back On The Beat In GoodCopBadCop
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th November 2014
GCBC Cover 2GoodCopBadCop: Casebook#2 is the grisly follow-up to the award-winning graphic novel about a Scottish maniac cop is being launched at Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds which runs from November 9th till 16th. Rough Cut Comics’ pulp horror thriller GoodCopBadCop won the True Believers Award for Best British Comic-book at the industry’s very own Oscar ceremony in May. Crea...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Up North!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 5th November 2014
For my friends north of London, or anyone who can get their fangs up there I highly recommend the 28th Leeds International Film Festival running from 5th to the 20th November. The festival has its own “Horror” strand; Fanomenon for which I was a guest some years back and had a real scream! From old school graphic novelist Alan Moore live on stage to a more 21st century approach to interviews via Skype you can expect Indie poster boy Kevin Smith to be on live link up discussing his quirky body horror Tusk. This is about a writer who calls upon an old man for some interesting stories unawa...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Up North!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 5th November 2014
For my friends north of London, or anyone who can get their fangs up there I highly recommend the 28th Leeds International Film Festival running from 5th to the 20th November. The festival has its own “Horror” strand; Fanomenon for which I was a guest some years back and had a real scream! From old school graphic novelist Alan Moore live on stage to a more 21st century approach to interviews via Skype you can expect Indie poster boy Kevin Smith to be on live link up discussing his quirky body horror Tusk. This is about a writer who calls upon an old man for some interesting stories unawa...

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Before Dawn Soundtrack Now Available To Buy
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th November 2014
Before Dawn SoundtrackDominic Brunt’s superb gut-muncher Before Dawn (which you can see on the Horror Channel) was accompanied by an equally superb score from Thomas Ragsdale. Now the soundtrack is being released for the first time and its in specially designed packaging. The CD comes with a card wallet wrapped in blood soak bandage whilst the album credits and check in cards have ...

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Before Dawn Soundtrack Now Available To Buy
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th November 2014
Before Dawn SoundtrackDominic Brunt’s superb gut-muncher Before Dawn (which you can see on the Horror Channel) was accompanied by an equally superb score from Thomas Ragsdale. Now the soundtrack is being released for the first time and its in specially designed packaging. The CD comes with a card wallet wrapped in blood soak bandage whilst the album credits and check in cards have ...

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Before Dawn Soundtrack Now Available To Buy
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th November 2014
Before Dawn SoundtrackDominic Brunt’s superb gut-muncher Before Dawn (which you can see on the Horror Channel) was accompanied by an equally superb score from Thomas Ragsdale. Now the soundtrack is being released for the first time and its in specially designed packaging. The CD comes with a card wallet wrapped in blood soak bandage whilst the album credits and check in cards have ...

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Interview With TARDIS Speaker Designer Karl Grimsey
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 4th November 2014
Karl GrimseyLast year, WhoSounds released their acclaimed TARDIS Speaker system, the world’s first ever TARDIS shaped speaker which produces amazing sound from an exact model of the Doctor’s time travelling machine. With Horror Channel showing re-mastered Doctor Who adventures we decided to speak to one of the directors of WhoSounds, Karl Grimsey about this cracking piece of premium kit and...

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Interview With TARDIS Speaker Designer Karl Grimsey
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 4th November 2014
Karl GrimseyLast year, WhoSounds released their acclaimed TARDIS Speaker system, the world’s first ever TARDIS shaped speaker which produces amazing sound from an exact model of the Doctor’s time travelling machine. With Horror Channel showing re-mastered Doctor Who adventures we decided to speak to one of the directors of WhoSounds, Karl Grimsey about this cracking piece of premium kit and...

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Interview With TARDIS Speaker Designer Karl Grimsey
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 4th November 2014
Karl GrimseyLast year, WhoSounds released their acclaimed TARDIS Speaker system, the world’s first ever TARDIS shaped speaker which produces amazing sound from an exact model of the Doctor’s time travelling machine. With Horror Channel showing re-mastered Doctor Who adventures we decided to speak to one of the directors of WhoSounds, Karl Grimsey about this cracking piece of premium kit and...

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London Film Convention Celebrates 80 Years of Hammer
Posted in News, Monday 3rd November 2014
LFC PosterThis year’s London Film Convention on November 8th will contain a special event concerning one of the world’s longest running film production companies, Hammer. Founded by William Hindes and James Carerras in November 1934, Hammer dominated the world market from the 1950s to the 1970s with a wide variety of film genres but are best remembered for their horror movie output. Now, very much back ...

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Horror Classics Now On iTunes Thanks to ITV Studios
Posted in News, Friday 31st October 2014
Dead Ringers ImageITV Studios Global Entertainment have announced the release of some classic horror movies onto iTunes for the very first time. As the dark night draw in it could be a way of digitally filling the gaps in you collection by downloading a number of classic ITV Horror titles, some have been remastered into High Definition. Dead Ringers, Vampire Circus HD, The Ghoul HD, Twins ...

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Booth's Blog: Ghouls on Film!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 30th October 2014
The horror industry is witnessing an exciting albeit overdue shift, not just in the kinds of films and characters on screen, but the kinds of people behind the scenes too. I’m talking about the refreshing insurgence of female film makers. I’m not saying we’ve never seen good female directors before; Kathryrn Bigelow, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola etc but it was this year’s FrightFest that saw the highest number of female directed horror with 25% of the short films (including my own!) being directed by women. And the films themselves? Well let’s just say they’re making front page news...

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Booth's Blog: Ghouls on Film!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 30th October 2014
The horror industry is witnessing an exciting albeit overdue shift, not just in the kinds of films and characters on screen, but the kinds of people behind the scenes too. I’m talking about the refreshing insurgence of female film makers. I’m not saying we’ve never seen good female directors before; Kathryrn Bigelow, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola etc but it was this year’s FrightFest that saw the highest number of female directed horror with 25% of the short films (including my own!) being directed by women. And the films themselves? Well let’s just say they’re making front page news...

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Emily Booth To Appear At MCM London Comic Con This Saturday!
Posted in News, Friday 24th October 2014
Emily Booth headshotStop Press! Horror Channel's Emily Booth will be attending MCM London Comic Con tomorrow. Yes, our very own Mistress of the Macabre will be signing so pop along and say hello. For full details of the event click here.

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Booth's Blog: Are Controversial Halloween Costumes Your Thing?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 22nd October 2014
We’re hotting up to Halloween and over the next two weeks many of us will be digging around online for an edgy Halloween costume to wear. Gone are the days of turning up as a sexy witch unless you’ve just scooted down to the local supermarket for a last minute costume (I always loved that scene in Mean Girls where Lohan discovers to her horror the Valley girls use Halloween to look like whores, not freaks!) No these days, like anything it seems Halloween has been turned in to a clever mass marketing scheme to make a quick buck creating cheap and now controversial costumes! Have you he...

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Booth's Blog: Are Controversial Halloween Costumes Your Thing?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 22nd October 2014
We’re hotting up to Halloween and over the next two weeks many of us will be digging around online for an edgy Halloween costume to wear. Gone are the days of turning up as a sexy witch unless you’ve just scooted down to the local supermarket for a last minute costume (I always loved that scene in Mean Girls where Lohan discovers to her horror the Valley girls use Halloween to look like whores, not freaks!) No these days, like anything it seems Halloween has been turned in to a clever mass marketing scheme to make a quick buck creating cheap and now controversial costumes! Have you he...

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The Wicker Tree To Get Its UK TV Premiere In November On Horror
Posted in Features, Monday 20th October 2014
TheWickerTreeThe Wicker Tree, which reunites director Robin Hardy with legendary actor Christopher Lee for a horror fantasy in the style of the 1973 landmark cult classic The Wicker Man, gets its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel and will screen on Saturday 22 November at 9pm. Based on director Robin Hardy's own novel Cowboys For Christ, a Texas gospel singer Beth (Brittania Nichols) and her boyfriend ...

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Brand New Interview With Frazer Hines
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 19th October 2014
DW TTDOf all the companions the good Doctor has travelled with, very few had as many adventures with him as Jamie McCrimmon did. This brave Highlander journeyed with the Second Doctor and battled with countless baddies throughout the universe. As newly re-mastered episodes of Doctor Who are showing on Horror Channel we decided to chat with Frazer Hines, the man who brought Jamie to life and become one of the show’...

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Brand New Interview With Frazer Hines
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 19th October 2014
DW TTDOf all the companions the good Doctor has travelled with, very few had as many adventures with him as Jamie McCrimmon did. This brave Highlander journeyed with the Second Doctor and battled with countless baddies throughout the universe. As newly re-mastered episodes of Doctor Who are showing on Horror Channel we decided to chat with Frazer Hines, the man who brought Jamie to life and become one of the show’...

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Brand New Interview With Frazer Hines
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 19th October 2014
DW TTDOf all the companions the good Doctor has travelled with, very few had as many adventures with him as Jamie McCrimmon did. This brave Highlander journeyed with the Second Doctor and battled with countless baddies throughout the universe. As newly re-mastered episodes of Doctor Who are showing on Horror Channel we decided to chat with Frazer Hines, the man who brought Jamie to life and become one of the show’...

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Brand New Interview With Frazer Hines
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 19th October 2014
DW TTDOf all the companions the good Doctor has travelled with, very few had as many adventures with him as Jamie McCrimmon did. This brave Highlander journeyed with the Second Doctor and battled with countless baddies throughout the universe. As newly re-mastered episodes of Doctor Who are showing on Horror Channel we decided to chat with Frazer Hines, the man who brought Jamie to life and become one of the show’...

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Book Of The Dead - Revised And Updated
Posted in News, Monday 13th October 2014
Book-of-the-deadJamie Russell is an author, screenwriter, and journalist and his latest title, Book Of The Dead: The Complete History Of Zombie Cinema is a superb update of what was already an exceptional book. The zombie is cinema’s most enduring horror icon, having terrified audiences for decades. Book Of The Dead charts the history of the walking dead from the monster’s origins in Haitian...

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Booth's Blog: SCTH2 Winner Announced!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 9th October 2014
Lloyd Stas - Winner of SCTH2 competition-1So last night, in a dark underground members club, my latest Horror Channel duty as ambassador for the channel was to host the Shortcuts To Hell 2 party where the winner of this prestigious film competition was to be announced. Bleary eyed and tired after an exciting albeit tense evening I’m slowly reco...

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Booth's Blog: SCTH2 Winner Announced!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 9th October 2014
Lloyd Stas - Winner of SCTH2 competition-1So last night, in a dark underground members club, my latest Horror Channel duty as ambassador for the channel was to host the Shortcuts To Hell 2 party where the winner of this prestigious film competition was to be announced. Bleary eyed and tired after an exciting albeit tense evening I’m slowly reco...

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Shortcuts To Hell Horror Feature Film Competition Announces Winner‏
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 9th October 2014
Lloyd Stas - Winner of SCTH2 competition-1Horror Channel, FrightFest, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios today announced the winner of their nationwide search for a talented filmmaker, primed and ready to make their first horror feature film. Chosen by a public vote from a professional jury-selected shortlist of three finalists, the winner is Joe and...

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Shortcuts To Hell Horror Feature Film Competition Announces Winner‏
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 9th October 2014
Lloyd Stas - Winner of SCTH2 competition-1Horror Channel, FrightFest, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios today announced the winner of their nationwide search for a talented filmmaker, primed and ready to make their first horror feature film. Chosen by a public vote from a professional jury-selected shortlist of three finalists, the winner is Joe and...

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Brand New Trailer For Out Of this World Shocker Extraterrestrial
Posted in News, Tuesday 7th October 2014
EXTRATERRESTRIAL_UK_QUADOne of the finest Sci-Fi movies in ages will be beaming down to UK cinema screens October 29th. From Signature Entertainment comes Extraterrestrial a pulse-pounding, nerve-shredding shocker from The Vicious Brothers which contains a group of aliens that have not come in peace but want to leave us in pieces! Still reeling from her parents’ divorce, April ...

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The Art Of Jim Burns: Hyperluminal From Titan Books
Posted in News, Monday 6th October 2014
jim BurnsExploding luminous, fantastical scenes onto the page, Jim Burns’ startling otherworldly visions have adorned the book covers of countless renowned SF authors, including George R R Martin, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Peter F Hamilton, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman and many more. He also produced early concept ideas for movies such as Blade Runner. The Art of Jim Burns: Hyperlumina...

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The Exorcist Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Posted in News, Monday 6th October 2014
The ExorcistWhen The Exorcist was first released in 1974, viewers were frightened out of their wits - and literally out of their seats. Now Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Academy Award® winning director William Friedkin’s suspense masterpiece that haunted and intrigued the world, with a new Blu-ray release featuring the Extended Director’s Cut and Theatrical Ve...

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Booth's Blog: Back in Time For Short Cut To Hell 2
Posted in Booth's Blog, Sunday 5th October 2014
Well after a three month horror hiatus Booth is back! To those of you who didn’t know I took a break to give birth to my (now 3 month old) son Finn, and while I do relish the early days of sleep deprived confusion answering the door to the postman with a nappy on my head etc, it’s good to be back in the land of the living dead and here’s my latest news. My short film had its World Premiere at the prestigious FrightFest, and while it was my first year not presenting for Horror Channel in 7 years, it felt so good to be there in an artistic capacity. Look out for clips of my short film Se...

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Film4 FrightFest Announces Line-Up For Halloween All-Nighter
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 5th October 2014
The Pact2The FrightFest All-Nighter 14 returns to its spiritual home, The Prince Charles Cinema, on Saturday October 25th, with five killer titles, including the world premiere of Anthony DiBlasi’s Last Shift. It kicks off with a special preview of The Vicious Brothers Extraterrestrial, a fine blend of Close Encounters and Communion with some of the most extraordinary special effects and camerawork you’ll ...

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Film4 FrightFest Announces Line-Up For Halloween All-Nighter
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 5th October 2014
The Pact2The FrightFest All-Nighter 14 returns to its spiritual home, The Prince Charles Cinema, on Saturday October 25th, with five killer titles, including the world premiere of Anthony DiBlasi’s Last Shift. It kicks off with a special preview of The Vicious Brothers Extraterrestrial, a fine blend of Close Encounters and Communion with some of the most extraordinary special effects and camerawork you’ll ...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Joe And Lloyd Staszkiewicz - Hubert's Ghost
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
s GhostThis year’s ShortCuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to finalists Joe and Lloyd Staszkiewicz who are behind the paranormal short Hubert’s Ghost. To vote for Hubert’s Ghost click here. HC: Where did the idea for Hubert’s Ghost come from? JLS: Despite it being a new idea we’d often talked about a way to expand the core concept behind Hubert’s Ghost fo...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Joe And Lloyd Staszkiewicz - Hubert's Ghost
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
s GhostThis year’s ShortCuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to finalists Joe and Lloyd Staszkiewicz who are behind the paranormal short Hubert’s Ghost. To vote for Hubert’s Ghost click here. HC: Where did the idea for Hubert’s Ghost come from? JLS: Despite it being a new idea we’d often talked about a way to expand the core concept behind Hubert’s Ghost fo...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Joe And Lloyd Staszkiewicz - Hubert's Ghost
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
s GhostThis year’s ShortCuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to finalists Joe and Lloyd Staszkiewicz who are behind the paranormal short Hubert’s Ghost. To vote for Hubert’s Ghost click here. HC: Where did the idea for Hubert’s Ghost come from? JLS: Despite it being a new idea we’d often talked about a way to expand the core concept behind Hubert’s Ghost fo...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Michael Down - All Inclusive
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
All InclusiveThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Michael Down who is behind the surreal and disturbing short All Inclusive. To vote for All Inclusive click here. HC: Where did the idea for All Inclusive come from? MD: The idea is based on a true story. My brother and I went to Tenerife on a last minute all inclus...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Michael Down - All Inclusive
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
All InclusiveThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Michael Down who is behind the surreal and disturbing short All Inclusive. To vote for All Inclusive click here. HC: Where did the idea for All Inclusive come from? MD: The idea is based on a true story. My brother and I went to Tenerife on a last minute all inclus...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Stanislava Buevich - Geoffrey's Heart
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
s HeartThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Stanislava Buevich who is behind the atmospheric tale Geoffrey’s Heart. To vote for Geoffrey’s Heart click here. HC: Where did the idea for Geoffrey’s Heart come from? SB: You know I always come up with ideas in my dreams. Always. I have a dream and then I try to interpret i...

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Short Cuts To Hell 2 Finalist Interview: Stanislava Buevich - Geoffrey's Heart
Posted in Features, Interviews, Saturday 4th October 2014
s HeartThis year’s Short Cuts To Hell competition saw some incredibly inventive entries. Here we speak to one of the finalists, Stanislava Buevich who is behind the atmospheric tale Geoffrey’s Heart. To vote for Geoffrey’s Heart click here. HC: Where did the idea for Geoffrey’s Heart come from? SB: You know I always come up with ideas in my dreams. Always. I have a dream and then I try to interpret i...

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Watch Out, Bad Milo Is A Pain In The A***!
Posted in News, Saturday 27th September 2014
BAD MILOFor over a century, Hollywood has been scaring audiences around the world with its terrifying monsters…but none as terrifyingly funny as Bad Milo!, available on DVD on 20th October from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Ken Marino and Gillian Jacobs star in this shockingly original horror comedy about a man named Duncan (Marino) who discovers he has an actual pint-sized demon living inside him. In order...

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Signature Entertainment Scares Up A Storm This Halloween
Posted in News, Monday 22nd September 2014
Open GraveHorror comes home this Halloween as Signature Entertainment releases a triple threat of terror on DVD and digital platforms just in time for the scariest night of the year. B-movie icons Danny Trejo and Vinnie Jones star in this inventive slasher Reaper. It follows a death row inmate who survives execution and returns as a supernatural force known as Reaper. Descending on an isolated hotel which h...

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From Dusk Till Dawn - Season 1 Exclusive Clip
Posted in News, Sunday 21st September 2014
DtilD CoverCult-classic From Dusk Till Dawn comes to the small screen on 22nd September in a TV series that has more action, more gore and an expanded look at the film's characters as they embark on a frightening journey into the depths of the Titty Twister. From Dusk Till Dawn Season One is concentrates on bank robber, Seth Gecko (D.J. Cotrona) and his violent, unpredictable brother, Richard “Richie” ...

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Horror Channel Goes Under The Bed For October Premieres
Posted in Features, Friday 19th September 2014
Lovely MollyHorror Channel’s film highlights for October include the UK TV premieres of three outstanding supernatural thrillers: Under The Bed, Steven C. Millar’s nightmare of all nightmares, The Gathering, starring Christina Ricci, and the haunting Lovely Molly (pictured), from Blair Witch co-director Eduardo Sánchez. We also have news of three cult TV movies that are receiving their Network Prem...

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Exclusive Interview With The Ford Brothers, Co-Directors Of The Dead
Posted in Interviews, Friday 19th September 2014
The Ford Brothers at FF-1Horror Channel’s film highlights for September include the UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, the smash-hit African-set zombie film by The Ford Brothers on the 27th. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to this talented duo about this incredible film, its superb sequel and what movies they’re working on at the moment. HC: How do you two write? ...

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Exclusive Interview With The Ford Brothers, Co-Directors Of The Dead
Posted in Interviews, Friday 19th September 2014
The Ford Brothers at FF-1Horror Channel’s film highlights for September include the UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, the smash-hit African-set zombie film by The Ford Brothers on the 27th. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to this talented duo about this incredible film, its superb sequel and what movies they’re working on at the moment. HC: How do you two write? ...

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Bring Out Your Dead! New Issue of Starburst Info
Posted in News, Thursday 18th September 2014
Newstand-405Starburst celebrates the return of The Walking Dead to the telebox with a host of features with a decidedly undead feel. Inside you can learn about (almost) everything about the upcoming Season Five of AMC/FOX’s smash hit series, as well as looking back at the history of zombies with the mammoth Z-List, a Top 50 countdown of best zombie films from the history of cinema, as voted for by the S...

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Doctor Who - Ghost Light Coming To Vinyl
Posted in News, Thursday 18th September 2014
GL CoverMark Ayres’ dark and mysterious synth score to Doctor Who: Ghost Light, Marc Platt’s 3-part TV series with Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, will be released on 180g DLP vinyl for the first time thanks to Silva Screen Records on October 13th. Mark said, “This newly-remastered release presents the score in story order and is compiled from new transfers of the original analogue stereo ...

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Doctor Who - Ghost Light Coming To Vinyl
Posted in News, Thursday 18th September 2014
GL CoverMark Ayres’ dark and mysterious synth score to Doctor Who: Ghost Light, Marc Platt’s 3-part TV series with Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, will be released on 180g DLP vinyl for the first time thanks to Silva Screen Records on October 13th. Mark said, “This newly-remastered release presents the score in story order and is compiled from new transfers of the original analogue stereo ...

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Day Of The Mummy - Coming To DVD This October
Posted in News, Tuesday 16th September 2014
DAY_OF_THE_MUMMY_3D_DVDEgypt: the land of the Pharaohs, a place steeped in history and legend. But those who come in search of riches beware, something lurks among those tombs, something that cracks bones and spills blood, something that will stop at nothing to guard what belongs to them. Jack Wells arrives in Egypt in search of famed diamond, The Codex Stone. His journey leads him ...

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The Hypnotist - Exclusive Infographic
Posted in News, Monday 15th September 2014
The Hypnotist coverFrom celebrated director Lasse Hallström (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape; Chocolat; Salmon Fishing In The Yemen) comes The Hypnotist, a new tense and brutal crime thriller based on the best-selling novel by Lars Kepler. A must-see for fans of The Killing and Scandinavian book-to-film adaptations by authors such as Jo Nesbø (Headhunters) and Stieg Larsson (The Millenium Tr...

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A Horror Icon Is Reborn In Leprechaun: Origins
Posted in News, Sunday 14th September 2014
LeprechaunWWE Superstar Dylan “Hornswoggle” Postl stars in Leprechaun: Origins, a brand new take on the horror franchise Leprechaun, reinventing the cult favorite and terrifying a new generation. The film will be available on DVD and Digital Download on October 6th. Also starring Stephanie Bennett (Grave Encounters 2), Andrew Dunbar (Alien Trespass), Melissa Roxburgh and Brendan Fletcher (Freddy vs Jason)...

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Second Sight Unveil New Artwork For 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 40th Anniversary Edition
Posted in News, Sunday 14th September 2014
TCSM 40Second Sight has released their specially commissioned new artwork for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. This was created by Doaly for the 40th anniversary release of the stunning newly restored edition on Blu-ray. The film not only changed the face of horror in 1974 but still remains one of the most shocking, powerful and terrifying films ever made. It will be released as a two-disc limited edition Steelbo...

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American Horror Story: Coven Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted in News, Thursday 11th September 2014
AHS CAmerican Horror Story, the award-winning anthology from the twisted imagination of Ryan Murphy returns with American Horror Story: Coven, released on Blu-ray and DVD on 20th October and a complete Season 1-3 Box set just in time for Halloween. An all-star cast reigns supreme in this series, including 2014 Emmy winner for Best Actress and two-time OSCAR® winner Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates (Misery), Angela Bassett...

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The Walking Dead - All Out War AP Edition
Posted in News, Monday 8th September 2014
TWD New EditionIn October, fans of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead will see the New York Times best-selling comic as never before with the publication of The Walking Dead: All Out War Artist Proof Edition. In this 248-page hardcover from Image Comics/Skybound, artist Charlie Adlard’s raw pencils for the twelve-issue arc are reproduced, uninked and unaltered from how they appear on his artboard...

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First Time On UK TV: Re-Mastered Episodes Of Doctor Who On Horror Channel This Autumn
Posted in Features, News, Monday 8th September 2014
Doctor Who Image 1Following the success of the Who On Horror season, that saw 30 classic Doctor Who stories broadcast on Horror Channel, BBC Worldwide and Horror Channel have agreed to an additional set of 17 re-mastered episodes, starting on Monday 13th October. For the first time on UK television, Horror Channel viewers will be able to watch re-mastered episodes that were only released on D...

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First Time On UK TV: Re-Mastered Episodes Of Doctor Who On Horror Channel This Autumn
Posted in Features, News, Monday 8th September 2014
Doctor Who Image 1Following the success of the Who On Horror season, that saw 30 classic Doctor Who stories broadcast on Horror Channel, BBC Worldwide and Horror Channel have agreed to an additional set of 17 re-mastered episodes, starting on Monday 13th October. For the first time on UK television, Horror Channel viewers will be able to watch re-mastered episodes that were only released on D...

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First Time On UK TV: Re-Mastered Episodes Of Doctor Who On Horror Channel This Autumn
Posted in Features, News, Monday 8th September 2014
Doctor Who Image 1Following the success of the Who On Horror season, that saw 30 classic Doctor Who stories broadcast on Horror Channel, BBC Worldwide and Horror Channel have agreed to an additional set of 17 re-mastered episodes, starting on Monday 13th October. For the first time on UK television, Horror Channel viewers will be able to watch re-mastered episodes that were only released on D...

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Cult Classic The Medusa Touch Coming To Blu-ray
Posted in News, Saturday 6th September 2014
TMTDirected by Jack Gold from a script by Oscar-winner John Briley (Ghandi, Cry Feedom), The Medusa Touch is a star-studded, fast-paced thriller with a spectacular, spine-chilling climax. Starring Richard Burton in what author and critic Kim Newman calls his "best screen work of the 1970s”, The Medusa Touch will be available to own on Blu-ray for the first time from 15th September courtesy of Network Distributing’s ‘...

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Grimmfest 2014 - Films Announced
Posted in News, Thursday 4th September 2014
Grimmfest 2014The full listing for Grimmfest 2014 has been announced and it looks set to be the best yet. Grimmfest Festival Director Simeon Halligan said, “We always try to make each Grimmfest bigger than the last and I think this year has been really strong for independent horror and genre titles, I’m really excited by what we’re going to screen at Grimmfest, I’m convinced it’s our best l...

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Countess Dracula Coming To Blu-ray
Posted in News, Monday 1st September 2014
Countess Dracula CoverHot on the heels of the news that Network is to release Hammer’s Twins of Evil we’ve learned they will also present Countess Dracula onto the hi-def format on 8th September. One of Hammer's most enduringly popular films and a benchmark for 1970s horror, Countess Dracula stars Ingrid Pitt (The Wicker Man) in an iconic, career-defining role as the aged countess...

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The Dead To Receive UK TV Premiere On Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Monday 1st September 2014
The DeadHorror Channel’s film highlights for September include the UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, the smash-hit African-set zombie film by The Ford Brothers. The Ford Brothers burst onto the scare scene as a fresh force in the horror fantasy arena with this original take on the zombie holocaust genre. The Dead features stunningly shot landscapes, brilliant visual effects and terrific dust devil zom...

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The Dead To Receive UK TV Premiere On Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Monday 1st September 2014
The DeadHorror Channel’s film highlights for September include the UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, the smash-hit African-set zombie film by The Ford Brothers. The Ford Brothers burst onto the scare scene as a fresh force in the horror fantasy arena with this original take on the zombie holocaust genre. The Dead features stunningly shot landscapes, brilliant visual effects and terrific dust devil zom...

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FrightFest 2014 - The Ultimate Round Up
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 30th August 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumFrightFest 2014 is just a distant memory even though it only ended a few days ago and only now am I adjusting to being in daylight! The five days brought us over 60 features and several shorts which combined to make this year’s programme one of the most varied for a long time. The new venue gave the festival a new fee...

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Twins Of Evil Coming To Blu-ray
Posted in News, Saturday 30th August 2014
Twins of EvilDirected with characteristic style and energy by cult filmmaker John Hough (The Legend Of Hell House, The Watcher In The Woods) and starring horror legend Peter Cushing (Horror Of Dracula, The Curse Of Frankenstein), Twins of Evil combines the signature Hammer elements of supernatural horror, black humour and fabulously lurid sensuality and will be released on Blu-ray by Network Distributin...

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This Winter, It's Going To Get Really Dark - New Horror Channel Sizzle Reel
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Friday 29th August 2014
HC Poster Those lucky enough to attend FrightFest this year were treated to Horror Channel's latest Sizzle Reel highlighting the amazing and very varied selection of movies we’ve got lined up over the coming months. Got to say it’s pretty awesome with classic movies mixing with some of the strongest pictures from the finest in new talent. F, The Dead, 2001 Maniacs: Field Of Screams and The Wicker Tree le...

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This Winter, It's Going To Get Really Dark - New Horror Channel Sizzle Reel
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Friday 29th August 2014
HC Poster Those lucky enough to attend FrightFest this year were treated to Horror Channel's latest Sizzle Reel highlighting the amazing and very varied selection of movies we’ve got lined up over the coming months. Got to say it’s pretty awesome with classic movies mixing with some of the strongest pictures from the finest in new talent. F, The Dead, 2001 Maniacs: Field Of Screams and The Wicker Tree le...

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And That Was That
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 26th August 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumFrightFest 2014 has come to an end but what a festival this one has turned out to be. The mixed bag of films and genres helped everyone adjust to the new way the main screen films were shown. The FrightFest team (as usual) made sure everyone had the same access to talent as well as bringing them some of the hottest mov...

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Only Two More To Go
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
The SignalFrightFest 2014 is coming to an end but there’s still two major moves for fans to enjoy. First up is the anthology movie V/H/S: Viral which is the third in this violent series. This one is geared around some fame-obsessed teens who all unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation. The tales this time are: ‘Vicious Circles’, ‘Bonestorm’, ‘Parallel Monsters’, Gorgeous Vortex...

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FrightFest: Interview With Shaun Dooley Star Of Blood Moon
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Shaun DooleyShaun Dooley is one of the UK's most talented character actors. Already well know to horror fans for his appearances in The Woman In Black and Eden Lake his latest film Blood Moon is showing at FrightFest today. Here he chats about this werewolf in the west shocker and the rest of his career. HC: First of all, have to ask, what was it like working on the hit horror The Woman In Black? Ar...

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FrightFest: Interview With Shaun Dooley Star Of Blood Moon
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Shaun DooleyShaun Dooley is one of the UK's most talented character actors. Already well know to horror fans for his appearances in The Woman In Black and Eden Lake his latest film Blood Moon is showing at FrightFest today. Here he chats about this werewolf in the west shocker and the rest of his career. HC: First of all, have to ask, what was it like working on the hit horror The Woman In Black? Ar...

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FrightFest: Interview With for Kristina Klebe Star Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Nymph PosterNymph is a rather original movie that's being shown today on the main screens at FrightFest. Here we chat to one of the stars of the movie Kristina Klebe about the movie and her other film plans. HC: How did you get your big break into acting? KK: I started acting at a very young age. I was always doing theater since I can remember. I used to do a lot of musical theater. I played Jack in...

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FrightFest: Interview With for Kristina Klebe Star Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Nymph PosterNymph is a rather original movie that's being shown today on the main screens at FrightFest. Here we chat to one of the stars of the movie Kristina Klebe about the movie and her other film plans. HC: How did you get your big break into acting? KK: I started acting at a very young age. I was always doing theater since I can remember. I used to do a lot of musical theater. I played Jack in...

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Watch Out, Here Comes Jessica!
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
Jessica CameronThe Discovery Screens at FrightFest have given us some incredible cinematic moments over the last few days and today’s line-up contains an even more incredible mix of shade and light with a day packed with UK and world premieres. One movie that has got everyone talking is Truth Or Dare which is getting its UK premiere today. Six college kids find Internet stardom when they make a ...

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FrightFest: Interview With Jeremy Wooding Director Of Blood Moon
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
jeremy_woodingMore creature feature horror today at FrightFest with the world premiere of Jeremy Wooding's Blood Moon. We chatted to this talented guy about this fright flick and what else he has planned. HC: You made your name directing many of today’s most popular TV shows, how did these prepare you for Blood Moon? JW: I think in terms of my TV work the highest profile programmes have bee...

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FrightFest: Interview With Jeremy Wooding Director Of Blood Moon
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
jeremy_woodingMore creature feature horror today at FrightFest with the world premiere of Jeremy Wooding's Blood Moon. We chatted to this talented guy about this fright flick and what else he has planned. HC: You made your name directing many of today’s most popular TV shows, how did these prepare you for Blood Moon? JW: I think in terms of my TV work the highest profile programmes have bee...

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This House Is a Devilishly Good Bargain
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
HomeI like possession movies and this subject has led to some of the most celebrated horror movies of all time. At FrightFest we’ve been treated to the UK premiere of the new movie from The Pact director Nicolas McCarthy, the truly disturbing shocker Home. Beautifully shot with a soundtrack that has you jumping out of your seats, Home takes the demonic idea and gives it an extra paranormal touch that packs quite a pun...

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Variety Is The Blood Of FrightFest
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
AlleluiaThe last day of FrightFest has crept up on us but let’s not be sad as some of the best is yet to come for pass holders. The mains screens are showing an eclectic mix of movies including a serial killer shocker in Fabrice du Welz’s Alleluia (pictured), a possible beast lose in remote terrain in X Moor and a killer mermaid is after innocent men in Nymph. This sort of programming is what keeps FrightF...

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Variety Is The Blood Of FrightFest
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
AlleluiaThe last day of FrightFest has crept up on us but let’s not be sad as some of the best is yet to come for pass holders. The mains screens are showing an eclectic mix of movies including a serial killer shocker in Fabrice du Welz’s Alleluia (pictured), a possible beast lose in remote terrain in X Moor and a killer mermaid is after innocent men in Nymph. This sort of programming is what keeps FrightF...

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Variety Is The Blood Of FrightFest
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
AlleluiaThe last day of FrightFest has crept up on us but let’s not be sad as some of the best is yet to come for pass holders. The mains screens are showing an eclectic mix of movies including a serial killer shocker in Fabrice du Welz’s Alleluia (pictured), a possible beast lose in remote terrain in X Moor and a killer mermaid is after innocent men in Nymph. This sort of programming is what keeps FrightF...

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Variety Is The Blood Of FrightFest
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
AlleluiaThe last day of FrightFest has crept up on us but let’s not be sad as some of the best is yet to come for pass holders. The mains screens are showing an eclectic mix of movies including a serial killer shocker in Fabrice du Welz’s Alleluia (pictured), a possible beast lose in remote terrain in X Moor and a killer mermaid is after innocent men in Nymph. This sort of programming is what keeps FrightF...

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Interview With Barry Keating Co-Writer Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Barry Keatng HeadshotThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing today on the main screens so we decided to chat to its co-writer Barry Keating. HC: We know you as a writer for comic books and video games so how did you ma...

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Interview With Barry Keating Co-Writer Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th August 2014
Barry Keatng HeadshotThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing today on the main screens so we decided to chat to its co-writer Barry Keating. HC: We know you as a writer for comic books and video games so how did you ma...

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A Gleeful Slasher
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 25th August 2014
Stage FrightI’ve mentioned many times in my blogs that FrightFest is at its very best when introducing a wide palette of horror entertainment. This year’s event really is touching all bases and one film that had everyone talking was Jerome Sable’s Stage Fright. This wonderful amalgam of musical and slasher movie balanced the two genres perfectly with a keen eye on how to keep the audience entertai...

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Interview With Ben Loyd-Holmes Writer, Producer And Star of Extinction
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
expedition-p3There aren’t many found footage movies at FrightFest this year, one that is showing is the creature feature Extinction. Here its star and director Ben Loyd-Holmes chats about this creature feature. HC: What inspired you to write Extinction? BLH: All around the world there are these elements of nature that are still unexplored and unaffected by modern society and I love the idea that...

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Interview With Ben Loyd-Holmes Writer, Producer And Star of Extinction
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
expedition-p3There aren’t many found footage movies at FrightFest this year, one that is showing is the creature feature Extinction. Here its star and director Ben Loyd-Holmes chats about this creature feature. HC: What inspired you to write Extinction? BLH: All around the world there are these elements of nature that are still unexplored and unaffected by modern society and I love the idea that...

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Zavvi FrightFest Offer
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 24th August 2014
If you can’t make it to FrightFest this year to see the classic movies The Shining and A Nightmare On Elm Street on the big screen then don’t panic. Zavvi is offering 10% off these and other classic horror movies on Blu-ray. Just click this link for more information and terms and conditions. Zavvi

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Zavvi FrightFest Offer
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 24th August 2014
If you can’t make it to FrightFest this year to see the classic movies The Shining and A Nightmare On Elm Street on the big screen then don’t panic. Zavvi is offering 10% off these and other classic horror movies on Blu-ray. Just click this link for more information and terms and conditions. Zavvi

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Sharp Shocks - German Style
Posted in Frightfest, Sunday 24th August 2014
The SamuraiWe’re sitting waiting to interview Till Kleinert, Pit Bukowski and Michel Diercks from The Samurai, one of the most talked about movies of the festival. It’s strange when you’re going to be chatting to someone about something you’ve not seen yet but the buzz this movie is generating makes it even more exciting. A package arrives at the home of young police officer Jakob (Diercks) address...

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Interview With Natalie Burn Star Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
Natalie BurnOne of the more inventive and original creature features to play at FrightFest this year is Nymph, a movie that gives mermaids a darker, murderous side. We chatted to one of its stars, Natalie Burn about this and the plans she has for the future. HC: How did you get your first big break into the world of acting? NB: From an honest opinion, I don't think I've gotten my big break yet. I c...

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Interview With Natalie Burn Star Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
Natalie BurnOne of the more inventive and original creature features to play at FrightFest this year is Nymph, a movie that gives mermaids a darker, murderous side. We chatted to one of its stars, Natalie Burn about this and the plans she has for the future. HC: How did you get your first big break into the world of acting? NB: From an honest opinion, I don't think I've gotten my big break yet. I c...

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FrightFest: Interview With Riley Stearns Director Of Faults
Posted in Frightfest, Sunday 24th August 2014
FaultsOne of the stand out movies for me this year has been Faults. This superb movie comes from Riley Stearns so we had a quick chat to this incredibly talented man. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to work in the movie industry? RS: I was actually late to the party when it comes to film. When I was younger it was music. I played bass and was convinced I’d be a musician when I grew up. It wasn...

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Everyday Is Not Like Sunday
Posted in Frightfest, Sunday 24th August 2014
FaultsAs we enter Day 4 of FrightFest its strange to think how much has gone but how much is still to happen. These next two days promise much in the way of horror with an incredible range of horror genres for fans to enjoy. On the main screen one of the stand-out movies is Faults. This incredibly original movie is what keeps FrightFest fresh. Not directly a horror movie in the traditional sense it mixes psychologic...

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Interview With Milan Todorovic Director Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
Milan TodorovicThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing tomorrow on the main screens. We've had a quick chat with the film's director Milan Todorovic to talk about this much talked about movie and his plans for the future film making....

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Interview With Milan Todorovic Director Of Nymph
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Sunday 24th August 2014
Milan TodorovicThere's a strong creature feature theme at FrightFest this year with plenty of beasts clambering out of the darkness to frighten the wits out of us. One of the more original movie is Nymph which is showing tomorrow on the main screens. We've had a quick chat with the film's director Milan Todorovic to talk about this much talked about movie and his plans for the future film making....

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Alan Moore + Mitch Jenkins = Must See Cinema
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Show PiecesOne of the most interesting and thought-provoking movies this year comes from the pen of the legendary writer Alan Moore and director Mitch Jenkins. Show Pieces is an original multi-story movie which contains three superbly acted intertwined plots that flow between each without losing site of the original story arc. The stories are as follows: ‘Act of Faith’ finds a young woman looking for t...

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Interview With Guy Pigden Director Of I Survived A Zombie Holocaust
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Guy Pigden director of ISAZHZombies are in short supply this FrightFest, luckily one movie, I Survived A Zombie Holocaust has enough of the shambling dead to fill a number of movies. We've been lucky enough to chat to the director of this blood-splattered shocker, Guy Pigden. HC: Is it true that I Survived A Zombie Holocaust is your first full length feature? GP: T...

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Interview With Guy Pigden Director Of I Survived A Zombie Holocaust
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Guy Pigden director of ISAZHZombies are in short supply this FrightFest, luckily one movie, I Survived A Zombie Holocaust has enough of the shambling dead to fill a number of movies. We've been lucky enough to chat to the director of this blood-splattered shocker, Guy Pigden. HC: Is it true that I Survived A Zombie Holocaust is your first full length feature? GP: T...

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A Zombie For Every Genre!
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
ISAZHIt’s Zombie night at FrightFest and there’s two very different undead shockers for people to enjoy, I Survived A Zombie Holocaust (pictured) and Life After Beth. I Survived A Zombie Holocaust is an all-out splatter-fest that nails its colours to the mast from the start. It’s a wild ride that takes a swipe at the egos of the film industry mixed with some insanely bizarre gut-munching effects. The script is t...

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FrightFest: Interview With Emily Booth Writer And Star Of Selkie
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Selkie_cover_image1The Short Film Showcase at FrightFest always highlights the best of new horror making talent out there. Someone who is stepping into film making for the first time is our very own Emily Booth whose short film Selkie is showing today. Here she chats about this project and her hopes for the future. HC: Where did the idea for Selkie come from? EB: Selkie is the amalgamati...

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The Creature Comes Out Of Where?
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Bad Milo!Another full programme across the screens of FrightFest today with a strong and eclectic selection of movies to choose from on the main screen selections. Over on Discovery screens though things are getting really weird, apart from the superb White Settlers you can catch the bizarre and way over the top shocker Bad Milo! Its too early in the day to explain what this is about but put it this w...

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FrightFest: Interview With White Settlers Director Simeon Halligan
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 23rd August 2014
SIM PORTRAITSimeon Halligan’s latest feature, White Settlers is to get its world premiere at FrightFest today. This superb movie crosses genre boundaries mixing house invasion terror with some social comment. Add to this one of the most exciting ensemble casts I’ve seen in a long time, the film is a nerve shredding, tension filled experience that needs to be experienced on the big screen. We’...

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FrightFest: Interview With White Settlers Director Simeon Halligan
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 23rd August 2014
SIM PORTRAITSimeon Halligan’s latest feature, White Settlers is to get its world premiere at FrightFest today. This superb movie crosses genre boundaries mixing house invasion terror with some social comment. Add to this one of the most exciting ensemble casts I’ve seen in a long time, the film is a nerve shredding, tension filled experience that needs to be experienced on the big screen. We’...

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FrightFest: Interview With White Settlers Director Simeon Halligan
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 23rd August 2014
SIM PORTRAITSimeon Halligan’s latest feature, White Settlers is to get its world premiere at FrightFest today. This superb movie crosses genre boundaries mixing house invasion terror with some social comment. Add to this one of the most exciting ensemble casts I’ve seen in a long time, the film is a nerve shredding, tension filled experience that needs to be experienced on the big screen. We’...

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Bloody Good Snow
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Dead Snow 2One of the hardest things to do is to make a follow up to a movie that was so inventive and at times highly original that the task would seem impossible. Dead Snow (the popular gore-drenched zombie-fest recently shown on Horror Channel) is one such movie, but last night at FrightFest we were treated to the even bloodier sequel from original director Tommy Wirkola, Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead. Picki...

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Bloody Good Snow
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 23rd August 2014
Dead Snow 2One of the hardest things to do is to make a follow up to a movie that was so inventive and at times highly original that the task would seem impossible. Dead Snow (the popular gore-drenched zombie-fest recently shown on Horror Channel) is one such movie, but last night at FrightFest we were treated to the even bloodier sequel from original director Tommy Wirkola, Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead. Picki...

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Interview With Leo Fafard Star Of WolfCop
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop Image 2FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. Here we chat with the WolfCop himself Leo Fafard. HC: How did you come to...

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Interview With Leo Fafard Star Of WolfCop
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop Image 2FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. Here we chat with the WolfCop himself Leo Fafard. HC: How did you come to...

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Kiwi Splat-Fest
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 22nd August 2014
HouseboundNew Zealand is fast becoming a hot bed of horror talent and the latest pic from there, Housebound just strengthens this augment. Kylie Bucknell has been forced to return to the family house when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment for a botched ATM raid is made all the more intolerable by the fact she has to live with her over-bearing motor-mouth mother Miriam who's convinced the...

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Interview With Lowell Dean Director Of WolfCop
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop 1FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. I've had the pleasure of chatting to the film's director Lowell Dean. HC: How did the WolfC...

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Interview With Lowell Dean Director Of WolfCop
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Wolf Cop 1FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf! Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. I've had the pleasure of chatting to the film's director Lowell Dean. HC: How did the WolfC...

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Robert Englund - Legend
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 22nd August 2014
TLS Image 2They say you should never meet you heroes, just in case you’re disappointed! Nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to Robert Englund. We chatted to this legend of the silver screen this afternoon about his latest movie, The Last Showing and of course his career defining role in A Nightmare On Elm Street. Robert talked at length about both of these as well of his ear...

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Interview With Ivan Kavanagh Director Of The Canal
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Ivan KavanaghInfluenced by Don’t Look Now and Suspiria, Ivan Kavanagh’s The Canal is a disturbing, psychological thriller that contains some incredible moments of horrific bleakness. Starring Rupert Evans the film charts a descent into madness that becomes more and more extreme as the film goes on. We chatted to director Ivan Kavanagh ahead of its English premiere at FrightFest about this movie a...

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Interview With Ivan Kavanagh Director Of The Canal
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
Ivan KavanaghInfluenced by Don’t Look Now and Suspiria, Ivan Kavanagh’s The Canal is a disturbing, psychological thriller that contains some incredible moments of horrific bleakness. Starring Rupert Evans the film charts a descent into madness that becomes more and more extreme as the film goes on. We chatted to director Ivan Kavanagh ahead of its English premiere at FrightFest about this movie a...

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Keeping The Wolf From The Door
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 22nd August 2014
Late PhasesThere seems to be a strong theme of creature features at this year’s FrightFest and one of the better titles is Late Phases which is getting its UK Premiere today. When blind, cranky war veteran Ambrose McKinley (an incredible performance from Nick Damici) moves into a retirement community, the residents are put off by his abrasive personality, especially when his guide dog is mortal...

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Interview With Oliver Frampton Director Of The Forgotten
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
The forgottenStarring Shaun Dingwall and Clem Tibber, The Forgotten is showing today on Discovery Screen 1 at FrightFest. This superb and eerie film contains a slow burning narrative that builds into a gripping pay off. We've been lucky enough to chat to the film's co-writer and director Oliver Frampton about this cracking film and his plans for the future. HC: What inspired you to write The Forgo...

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Interview With Oliver Frampton Director Of The Forgotten
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Friday 22nd August 2014
The forgottenStarring Shaun Dingwall and Clem Tibber, The Forgotten is showing today on Discovery Screen 1 at FrightFest. This superb and eerie film contains a slow burning narrative that builds into a gripping pay off. We've been lucky enough to chat to the film's co-writer and director Oliver Frampton about this cracking film and his plans for the future. HC: What inspired you to write The Forgo...

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Order...Order!
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 22nd August 2014
The Last ShowingSo, the first full day of FrightFest is here and it brings with it a horror legend, Robert Englund. Robert is here to chat about his latest film, The Last Showing which is getting its world premiere at FrightFest as well as the 30th anniversary of the classic shocker A Nightmare On Elm Street which is also being shown on the big screen. The day has many more world and UK...

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Beavers Need More Than Wood!
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 21st August 2014
Zombeavers-posterThe thing that always draws me to FrightFest is the eclectic mix of movies they show. From blood-splattered revenge to psychological mind twisters, the festival always delivers on diversity. This is never more evident with tonight’s line-up where the independent thriller The Guest rubs shoulders with the Hollywood shine of Sin City 2 which is followed by the totally bizarre b...

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Would You Be Their Guest?
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 21st August 2014
TheGuest-1FrightFest 2014 kicks off tonight with the much anticipated latest movie from You’re Next director Adam Wingard, The Guest. The movie stars Dan Stevens (from Downtown Abbey) as David, a soldier arriving on the bereaved Peterson family’s doorstep, claiming to be the best friend of their son who died in action. Inviting him to stay, at first the charming veteran seems the perfect guest, always ha...

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Almost There
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 21st August 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumWell the countdown to FrightFest 2014 has well and truly begun and fans are gathering with the smell of anticipation in the air. This year’s festival has an even more varied programme than usual with nearly every sub-genre covered that horror has to offer. But what will the big winners this year? Which movies will ev...

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Interview With John Shackleton co-writer and Director of the Sleeping Room
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Wednesday 20th August 2014
John Shackleton From the producers of the FrightFest 2011 favourite Panic Button comes The Sleeping Room, a supernatural tale of ghostly Victorian revenge. Here we chat to its director and co-writer John Shackleton about the movie ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest 2014. HC: Where did the idea for The Sleeping Room come from? JS: Brighton based writer Ross Jameson, lived in a Regency hou...

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Interview With John Shackleton co-writer and Director of the Sleeping Room
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Wednesday 20th August 2014
John Shackleton From the producers of the FrightFest 2011 favourite Panic Button comes The Sleeping Room, a supernatural tale of ghostly Victorian revenge. Here we chat to its director and co-writer John Shackleton about the movie ahead of its world premiere at FrightFest 2014. HC: Where did the idea for The Sleeping Room come from? JS: Brighton based writer Ross Jameson, lived in a Regency hou...

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Do You Know The 6 Stages Of Exorcism? Deliver Us From Evil Exclusive Infographic
Posted in Features, Wednesday 20th August 2014
dufe_posterIn cinemas today is the much anticipated shocker Deliver Us From Evil. This supernatural thriller brings together the dynamic talents of director Scott Derrickson, whose most recent film was the smash hit Sinister, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer, responsible for some of the biggest blockbusters in motion picture history. The screenplay is by Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman, based upon t...

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Nearly Time!
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Wednesday 20th August 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumWell, FrightFest 2014 is almost upon and as usual Horror Channel will be blogging live from the event delivering all the gossip and happenings at this, the biggest and best horror entertainment event in the world. As there’s over 60 movies to choose from as well as some stunning shorts it’s a tough choice but here...

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Nearly Time!
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Wednesday 20th August 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumWell, FrightFest 2014 is almost upon and as usual Horror Channel will be blogging live from the event delivering all the gossip and happenings at this, the biggest and best horror entertainment event in the world. As there’s over 60 movies to choose from as well as some stunning shorts it’s a tough choice but here...

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Shortcuts to Hell 2 Film Competition Announces Finalists to Face Public Vote
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Tuesday 19th August 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNERShortcuts To Hell 2, launched by Horror Channel, FrightFest, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios has revealed the three filmmakers who will face the public vote to decide who has their short film financed, produced and shot as a full-length feature. The winner’s film will be produced by Horror Channel, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 201...

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Shortcuts to Hell 2 Film Competition Announces Finalists to Face Public Vote
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Tuesday 19th August 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNERShortcuts To Hell 2, launched by Horror Channel, FrightFest, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios has revealed the three filmmakers who will face the public vote to decide who has their short film financed, produced and shot as a full-length feature. The winner’s film will be produced by Horror Channel, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 201...

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Before The Conjuring, There Was Annabelle! - New Trailer
Posted in News, Tuesday 12th August 2014
Annabelle Poster Anyone waiting for The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist which is due late next year might want to check out this cracking looking horror which reveals the origins of Annabelle, the scary doll from The Conjuring. The teaser poster is to the left and below is the wonderfully creepy new trailer. I wonder if it can retain the intensity of The Conjuring? Annabelle will be relea...

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Interview With Director Axelle Carolyn
Posted in Interviews, Monday 11th August 2014
SoulmateMulti-talented Axelle Carolyn is one of the most talked about people in the horror industry today. She’s a writer, director and actress and her directorial feature film debut, Soulmate has just been released onto DVD. Here she chats about this fantastic film and her plans for the future. HC: Where did the idea for Soulmate come from? AC: The idea came about 5 years ago; at the time I’d been living i...

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Soulmate
Posted in Reviews, Sunday 10th August 2014
SoulmateSoulmate - DVD Review SODA Pictures Certificate 15 Extras: Commentary by Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall, FrightFest interviews with Axelle Carolyn, Neil Marshall and Anna Walton, Two short films by Axelle Carolyn, The Last Post and The Halloween Kid This debut movie from the multi-talented Axelle Carolyn has to be one of the most inspired first features I’ve seen in the last few years. A ghost sto...

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Soulmate
Posted in Reviews, Sunday 10th August 2014
SoulmateSoulmate - DVD Review SODA Pictures Certificate 15 Extras: Commentary by Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall, FrightFest interviews with Axelle Carolyn, Neil Marshall and Anna Walton, Two short films by Axelle Carolyn, The Last Post and The Halloween Kid This debut movie from the multi-talented Axelle Carolyn has to be one of the most inspired first features I’ve seen in the last few years. A ghost sto...

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New Horror Bites Column From Emily Booth At Scream Magazine Online
Posted in News, Saturday 9th August 2014
Scream Issue 25Emily Booth’s latest Horror Bites column for Scream has just gone live at their website with the Scream Queen chatting about FrightFest 2014 and her own short, Selkie. Also, Scream Magazine has been added to many more newsagents. Stores vary from Dublin and Belfast to Glasgow and Edinburgh, from Cornwall and Devon to London and the West Midlands. Check out their website for more ...

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New From The Creator Of London Horror Comic Comes Graveyard Orbit
Posted in News, Wednesday 6th August 2014
Graveyard Orbit Issue 1The UK creator of the critically acclaimed London Horror Comic series will premiere a new ongoing title this summer. Graveyard Orbit will launch the second title from London-based comic book creator, John-Paul Kamath, and cover genres as diverse as romance, science fiction, drama and comedy in comics form. Each issue of the comic will tell one com...

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New Online Magazine - The Digital Dead
Posted in News, Wednesday 30th July 2014
The Digital DeadThe Digital Dead is a new and unique online magazine for horror fans that not only covers everything from films, books, games, events and festivals the magazine boasts so awesome features like interactive movie trailers. Issue 1 contains interviews with the Ford Brothers about their acclaimed sequel The Dead 2, Before Dawn interview with Dominic Brunt and they also chat to Mike Mu...

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Shortcuts To Hell - Top 26 Announced
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Wednesday 30th July 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNEROn July 28th the judges of Shortcuts To Hell 2014 announced their final 26. This nationwide search for new filmmaking talent produced some incredible pieces. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 2015, with a minimum cash production fund of £20,000. The completed feature film will recei...

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Shortcuts To Hell - Top 26 Announced
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Wednesday 30th July 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNEROn July 28th the judges of Shortcuts To Hell 2014 announced their final 26. This nationwide search for new filmmaking talent produced some incredible pieces. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 2015, with a minimum cash production fund of £20,000. The completed feature film will recei...

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Shortcuts To Hell - Top 26 Announced
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Wednesday 30th July 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNEROn July 28th the judges of Shortcuts To Hell 2014 announced their final 26. This nationwide search for new filmmaking talent produced some incredible pieces. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 2015, with a minimum cash production fund of £20,000. The completed feature film will recei...

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Horror Legend Robert Englund To Attend FrightFest 2014
Posted in Frightfest, News, Tuesday 29th July 2014
The Last Showing Robert EnglundThis year’s Film4 FrightFest guest list brings together the great, the grand and the gifted as over 100 filmmakers, performers, writers and producers from all over the world make their way to the Vue West End for the 15th Film4 FrightFest event which runs from Thursday 21st – Monday 25th August. He lit up the 1980s and 90...

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Horror Legend Robert Englund To Attend FrightFest 2014
Posted in Frightfest, News, Tuesday 29th July 2014
The Last Showing Robert EnglundThis year’s Film4 FrightFest guest list brings together the great, the grand and the gifted as over 100 filmmakers, performers, writers and producers from all over the world make their way to the Vue West End for the 15th Film4 FrightFest event which runs from Thursday 21st – Monday 25th August. He lit up the 1980s and 90...

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Latest Issue Of Starburst Now On Sale
Posted in News, Monday 21st July 2014
Newsstand_CoverThe latest issue of Starburst magazine has just hit stores and has plenty for lovers of Sci-Fi, fantasy and horror to enjoy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman joins franchise stars old and new to helps pay tribute to the Heroes in a Half Shell in their anniversary year! Revisit the highs and lows of 30 years’ worth of ‘TurtleMania’ in Comics, Movies, TV and ...

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UK TV Premieres This August On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th July 2014
CyrusHorror Channel has some incredible UK TV premieres this August: Dear My Gacy, based on Jason Moss's memoir about prolific serial killer John Wayne Gacy, giallo-inspired thriller Amer and Mark Vadik’s reality-based Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer (pictured). Here’s all the info you need: August 9th - Dear Mr Gacy The movie Dear Mr. Gacy, a true story based on the book The Last Victim, explores the experience...

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UK TV Premieres This August On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th July 2014
CyrusHorror Channel has some incredible UK TV premieres this August: Dear My Gacy, based on Jason Moss's memoir about prolific serial killer John Wayne Gacy, giallo-inspired thriller Amer and Mark Vadik’s reality-based Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer (pictured). Here’s all the info you need: August 9th - Dear Mr Gacy The movie Dear Mr. Gacy, a true story based on the book The Last Victim, explores the experience...

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UK TV Premieres This August On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th July 2014
CyrusHorror Channel has some incredible UK TV premieres this August: Dear My Gacy, based on Jason Moss's memoir about prolific serial killer John Wayne Gacy, giallo-inspired thriller Amer and Mark Vadik’s reality-based Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer (pictured). Here’s all the info you need: August 9th - Dear Mr Gacy The movie Dear Mr. Gacy, a true story based on the book The Last Victim, explores the experience...

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UK TV Premieres This August On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th July 2014
CyrusHorror Channel has some incredible UK TV premieres this August: Dear My Gacy, based on Jason Moss's memoir about prolific serial killer John Wayne Gacy, giallo-inspired thriller Amer and Mark Vadik’s reality-based Cyrus: Mind Of A Serial Killer (pictured). Here’s all the info you need: August 9th - Dear Mr Gacy The movie Dear Mr. Gacy, a true story based on the book The Last Victim, explores the experience...

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Horror Channel to celebrate FrightFest in August
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Saturday 19th July 2014
Midnight Son-WEB-4Horror Channel’s film highlights for August are to include a celebration of the annual FrightFest event, the UK’s leading horror and fantasy film festival. In the week that FrightFest celebrates its 15th year, Horror Channel presenter Emily Booth chooses her favourite movies from festivals past, which she’ll also introduce during August. Among them are Guillermo Ee...

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Horror Channel to celebrate FrightFest in August
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Saturday 19th July 2014
Midnight Son-WEB-4Horror Channel’s film highlights for August are to include a celebration of the annual FrightFest event, the UK’s leading horror and fantasy film festival. In the week that FrightFest celebrates its 15th year, Horror Channel presenter Emily Booth chooses her favourite movies from festivals past, which she’ll also introduce during August. Among them are Guillermo Ee...

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TARDIS Speaker Sounds Out of This World!
Posted in News, Thursday 17th July 2014
TARDIS Speaker MediumNow here’s a cool piece of merchandise which was released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. This TARDIS speaker from WhoSounds is an exact scaled down replica of the original that’s been featured on screen recently. It has 30W of power and works via Bluetooth or AUX for ease of use. When you turn on the TARDIS the lamp at the top lights up in whi...

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TARDIS Speaker Sounds Out of This World!
Posted in News, Thursday 17th July 2014
TARDIS Speaker MediumNow here’s a cool piece of merchandise which was released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. This TARDIS speaker from WhoSounds is an exact scaled down replica of the original that’s been featured on screen recently. It has 30W of power and works via Bluetooth or AUX for ease of use. When you turn on the TARDIS the lamp at the top lights up in whi...

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Haunter - Available Now On DVD And Blu-ray
Posted in News, Wednesday 16th July 2014
Haunter - Blu-rayHaunter is a chilling paranormal horror shocker with a creepy twist starring Abigail Breslin and has just been released onto Blu-ray and DVD thanks to Studiocanal. Teenager Lisa Johnson (Breslin) and her family died in 1986 under sinister circumstances but remain trapped in their house. Unable to move on and tormented by their killer, they must live out their last living day over...

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Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide 2 - Draconian Days 1984-1999
Posted in Reviews, Monday 14th July 2014
VNDDVideo Nasties: The Definitive Guide 2 - Draconian Days 1984-1999 - DVD Review Nucleus Films Certificate 18 3-Disc Special Edition Any horror fan of my age or older will know of the Video Recordings Act of 1984. Pushed through Parliament by Graham Bright, it was one of the Government’s biggest ever knee-jerk reactions to something they just didn’t understand. Films on video, specifically horror ones, were being...

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Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide 2 - Draconian Days 1984-1999
Posted in Reviews, Monday 14th July 2014
VNDDVideo Nasties: The Definitive Guide 2 - Draconian Days 1984-1999 - DVD Review Nucleus Films Certificate 18 3-Disc Special Edition Any horror fan of my age or older will know of the Video Recordings Act of 1984. Pushed through Parliament by Graham Bright, it was one of the Government’s biggest ever knee-jerk reactions to something they just didn’t understand. Films on video, specifically horror ones, were being...

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Film4 FrightFest announces Short Film showcase including world premieres from Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins, Federico Zampaglione and Emily Booth
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 11th July 2014
Selkie-WEB-5Film4 FrightFest will be screening a record twenty short films, twelve of them world premieres, at this year’s August event at the Vue West End, Leicester Sq. Spearheading this year’s selection is the world premiere of Show Pieces, three tales of terror written by Alan Moore, the genius 2000 AD writer behind Watchmen, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, Constantine and V For...

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Film4 FrightFest announces Short Film showcase including world premieres from Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins, Federico Zampaglione and Emily Booth
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 11th July 2014
Selkie-WEB-5Film4 FrightFest will be screening a record twenty short films, twelve of them world premieres, at this year’s August event at the Vue West End, Leicester Sq. Spearheading this year’s selection is the world premiere of Show Pieces, three tales of terror written by Alan Moore, the genius 2000 AD writer behind Watchmen, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, From Hell, Constantine and V For...

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Grimm Up North Presents John Carpenter’s The Thing
Posted in News, Thursday 10th July 2014
grimm-carpenter poster WEBGrimm Up North have announced their final film in their acclaimed John Carpenter season, the 1982 classic, The Thing which will be screening on the 17th July at The Dancehouse, Manchester. To make is even more unmissable they have a video introduction for the film from the man himself, John Carpenter! The Thing follows a group of scientists at an arct...

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50 Things Every Doctor Who Fan Should Know
Posted in Features, Tuesday 8th July 2014
Doctor Who is a TV legend and been on our screens for over 50 years. Horror Channel is proudly showing classic adventures featuring the first Seven Doctors so here's a handy guide for those who are new to this classic Sci-Fi drama. 50-things-every-doctor-who-fan-should-know-V9.0

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50 Things Every Doctor Who Fan Should Know
Posted in Features, Tuesday 8th July 2014
Doctor Who is a TV legend and been on our screens for over 50 years. Horror Channel is proudly showing classic adventures featuring the first Seven Doctors so here's a handy guide for those who are new to this classic Sci-Fi drama. 50-things-every-doctor-who-fan-should-know-V9.0

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50 Things Every Doctor Who Fan Should Know
Posted in Features, Tuesday 8th July 2014
Doctor Who is a TV legend and been on our screens for over 50 years. Horror Channel is proudly showing classic adventures featuring the first Seven Doctors so here's a handy guide for those who are new to this classic Sci-Fi drama. 50-things-every-doctor-who-fan-should-know-V9.0

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Horror Blog: Catching Zombie Fever
Posted in Features, Monday 7th July 2014
DIARYOFTHEDEADAccording to Haitian folklore, zombies were first believed to be soulless beings who did the evil biddings of Voodoo sorcerers. But boy, have times changed! Today, they are just fictional beings with a never-ending appetite for human flesh. And lately, these nasty creatures have been taking over the big screen and even television, from Marc Foster’s World War Z to the hit series, The Wa...

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Horror Blog: Catching Zombie Fever
Posted in Features, Monday 7th July 2014
DIARYOFTHEDEADAccording to Haitian folklore, zombies were first believed to be soulless beings who did the evil biddings of Voodoo sorcerers. But boy, have times changed! Today, they are just fictional beings with a never-ending appetite for human flesh. And lately, these nasty creatures have been taking over the big screen and even television, from Marc Foster’s World War Z to the hit series, The Wa...

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Horror Blog: Catching Zombie Fever
Posted in Features, Monday 7th July 2014
DIARYOFTHEDEADAccording to Haitian folklore, zombies were first believed to be soulless beings who did the evil biddings of Voodoo sorcerers. But boy, have times changed! Today, they are just fictional beings with a never-ending appetite for human flesh. And lately, these nasty creatures have been taking over the big screen and even television, from Marc Foster’s World War Z to the hit series, The Wa...

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Starburst Issue 402 Info
Posted in News, Sunday 6th July 2014
Collectors_Front_Cover_402_smallThose damn dirty apes are back, and to celebrate Starburst takes an in-depth look at the entire Planet Of The Apes franchise, from its literary origins in 1963’s La Planète Des Singes, through all seven movies and their various multi-media spin-offs. The team are also be rattling the cage of 20th Century Fox’s upcoming sequel to b...

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Coming Soon From IDW - Silent Hill Downpour: Anne’s Story
Posted in News, Tuesday 1st July 2014
Silent Hill CoverThe nightmare-inducing series based on the hit video game series Silent Hill by Konami Digital Entertainment returns to IDW this summer with a brand new chapter, Silent Hill Downpour: Anne’s Story. Featuring the dark origins of Downpour’s enigmatic antagonist, this new comic book series will delve deeper into the history of prison guard Anne Marie Cunningham… as well as fur...

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Horror Blog: The Blurred Lines Between Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th June 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTOR“The 3 types of terror: The Gross-out: the sight of a severed head tumbling down a flight of stairs, it's when the lights go out and something green and slimy splatters against your arm. The Horror: the unnatural, spiders the size of bears, the dead waking up and walking ...

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Horror Blog: The Blurred Lines Between Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th June 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTOR“The 3 types of terror: The Gross-out: the sight of a severed head tumbling down a flight of stairs, it's when the lights go out and something green and slimy splatters against your arm. The Horror: the unnatural, spiders the size of bears, the dead waking up and walking ...

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Horror Blog: The Blurred Lines Between Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th June 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTOR“The 3 types of terror: The Gross-out: the sight of a severed head tumbling down a flight of stairs, it's when the lights go out and something green and slimy splatters against your arm. The Horror: the unnatural, spiders the size of bears, the dead waking up and walking ...

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Horror Blog: The Blurred Lines Between Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th June 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTOR“The 3 types of terror: The Gross-out: the sight of a severed head tumbling down a flight of stairs, it's when the lights go out and something green and slimy splatters against your arm. The Horror: the unnatural, spiders the size of bears, the dead waking up and walking ...

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Horror Blog: The Blurred Lines Between Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th June 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTOR“The 3 types of terror: The Gross-out: the sight of a severed head tumbling down a flight of stairs, it's when the lights go out and something green and slimy splatters against your arm. The Horror: the unnatural, spiders the size of bears, the dead waking up and walking ...

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Terminator 2 Soundtrack Soon On Vinyl
Posted in News, Saturday 28th June 2014
T2VinylOne of the finest action movie soundtracks ever written, Brad Fiedel’s iconic Terminator 2 soundtrack will be released on vinyl for the first time. The claustrophobic layering of electronic sounds and orchestral instruments create a tense sonic landscape which has become synonymous with the film’s theme of the battle between man and machine. This cool release will be unleashed September 8th thanks to ...

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Film4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever.
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 27th June 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumFilm4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever. From Thursday 21st August to Monday 25th August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, to present sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries repr...

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Film4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever.
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 27th June 2014
FrightFest2014-poster-LR-Final MediumFilm4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever. From Thursday 21st August to Monday 25th August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, to present sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries repr...

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New From Big Finish - The Night Of The Triffids
Posted in News, Wednesday 25th June 2014
TriffidsThe Night of the Triffids is a new full cast audio drama based on Simon Clark’s 2001 novel, and adapted for audio by the author. The Night of the Triffids is the official sequel to John Wyndham’s The Day of the Triffids, first published in 1951, and is fully approved by the John Wyndham estate. In the orignal The Day of the Triffids the Earth has been overwhelmed by killer plants and the majority of t...

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Horror Blog: Transgressing From the Classic Damsel of Distress
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd June 2014
Sexy Killer_edited-3Hello, fellow horror fans! The days are longer, the nights are hotter and we all know what that means…SUMMER. And who would ever say, “no” to turning off the lights and catching up on some thrillers on the telly? This July, Horror Channel is featuring a long series of films, from Miguel Marti’s Spanish dark comedy, Sexy Killer to John Fawcett’s famous cult fil...

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Horror Blog: Transgressing From the Classic Damsel of Distress
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd June 2014
Sexy Killer_edited-3Hello, fellow horror fans! The days are longer, the nights are hotter and we all know what that means…SUMMER. And who would ever say, “no” to turning off the lights and catching up on some thrillers on the telly? This July, Horror Channel is featuring a long series of films, from Miguel Marti’s Spanish dark comedy, Sexy Killer to John Fawcett’s famous cult fil...

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Horror Blog: Transgressing From the Classic Damsel of Distress
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd June 2014
Sexy Killer_edited-3Hello, fellow horror fans! The days are longer, the nights are hotter and we all know what that means…SUMMER. And who would ever say, “no” to turning off the lights and catching up on some thrillers on the telly? This July, Horror Channel is featuring a long series of films, from Miguel Marti’s Spanish dark comedy, Sexy Killer to John Fawcett’s famous cult fil...

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Horror Blog: Transgressing From the Classic Damsel of Distress
Posted in Features, Sunday 22nd June 2014
Sexy Killer_edited-3Hello, fellow horror fans! The days are longer, the nights are hotter and we all know what that means…SUMMER. And who would ever say, “no” to turning off the lights and catching up on some thrillers on the telly? This July, Horror Channel is featuring a long series of films, from Miguel Marti’s Spanish dark comedy, Sexy Killer to John Fawcett’s famous cult fil...

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Film4 FrightFest 2014 welcomes The Guest to open its 15th year
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 20th June 2014
TheGuest-1This year’s Film4 FrightFest gets off to a nerve-shredding start with the UK premiere of Adam Wingard’s killer thriller The Guest, starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and rising star Maika Monroe (The Bling Ring, It Follows). Wingard said today: "FrightFest movie goers are some of the most diehard genre enthusiasts in the world. Naturally i am delighted that The Guest will be opening this year...

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Film4 FrightFest 2014 welcomes The Guest to open its 15th year
Posted in Frightfest, News, Friday 20th June 2014
TheGuest-1This year’s Film4 FrightFest gets off to a nerve-shredding start with the UK premiere of Adam Wingard’s killer thriller The Guest, starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and rising star Maika Monroe (The Bling Ring, It Follows). Wingard said today: "FrightFest movie goers are some of the most diehard genre enthusiasts in the world. Naturally i am delighted that The Guest will be opening this year...

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Tense Horror Scar Tissue Is Coming To Cinemas Soon
Posted in News, Tuesday 17th June 2014
Scar TissueIn cinemas 25th July and on DVD and On Demand 4th August comes Scar Tissue. Detective Sam Cross (Charity Wakefield) never got the chance for revenge. Twenty years ago, her sister became the last victim of serial child killer Edward Jansen, moments before he was shot dead by a police SWAT team. But now, decades later, he's back… Luke Denham (Danny Horn) is a normal guy living a normal life unt...

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Horror Channel To Show Network TV Premiere Of Hard Candy As Part Of ‘Xtreme Teens’ Season
Posted in Features, Monday 16th June 2014
Xtreme Teens SeasonHorror Channel plans to screen a selection of provocative revenge and hormonal horror movies in its ‘Xtreme Teens’ season, will play Saturdays at 10.50pm from 5th July and end on 26th July with the Network TV premiere of David Slade’s award-winning, controversial vigilante thriller Hard Candy. The other titles are: All The Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Loved Ones and Ging...

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Booth's Blog: It’s all about the ‘Scared Selfie’ on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Friday 13th June 2014
emily-selfieTwo questions: Do you like Doctor Who? Do you want your face on TV? And can you shoot a Selfie? Ok that’s three – but there are probably some luddites out there who are not sure about the what’s, how’s and possibly why’s behind the Selfie movement! Basically to celebrate the brilliant booming fandom of the unstoppable Classic Doctor Who now showing on Horror we thought we’d invit...

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Booth's Blog: It’s all about the ‘Scared Selfie’ on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Friday 13th June 2014
emily-selfieTwo questions: Do you like Doctor Who? Do you want your face on TV? And can you shoot a Selfie? Ok that’s three – but there are probably some luddites out there who are not sure about the what’s, how’s and possibly why’s behind the Selfie movement! Basically to celebrate the brilliant booming fandom of the unstoppable Classic Doctor Who now showing on Horror we thought we’d invit...

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Booth's Blog: It’s all about the ‘Scared Selfie’ on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Friday 13th June 2014
emily-selfieTwo questions: Do you like Doctor Who? Do you want your face on TV? And can you shoot a Selfie? Ok that’s three – but there are probably some luddites out there who are not sure about the what’s, how’s and possibly why’s behind the Selfie movement! Basically to celebrate the brilliant booming fandom of the unstoppable Classic Doctor Who now showing on Horror we thought we’d invit...

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Poster For Emily Booth's New Short Film Selkie Revealed
Posted in News, Wednesday 11th June 2014
A2_Selkie Poster--MR-FINALThis is a first look at the poster artwork for the dark fairytale Selkie, Emily Booth’s debut short film, in which the Horror Channel presenter takes on the producer, writer and lead actress roles. When a fisherman (Joseph Rye) finds a treasured Selkie's skin on the beach a mysterious woman (Emily Booth) is summoned to his house, but after a lifetime ...

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Simon Rumley Joins Judging Panel For National Film Competition Shortcuts To Hell 2
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Monday 9th June 2014
Simon RumleySimon Rumley, who has just completed post production on his first ‘Hollywood’ movie The Last Word, will be one of the judges for the film competition, Shortcuts To Hell 2, which is run by FrightFest, Horror Channel, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios. He said today: “'As an arena to experiment, innovate and, ultimately, learn a craft, short film making always will be the lifeblood of film-...

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Simon Rumley Joins Judging Panel For National Film Competition Shortcuts To Hell 2
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Monday 9th June 2014
Simon RumleySimon Rumley, who has just completed post production on his first ‘Hollywood’ movie The Last Word, will be one of the judges for the film competition, Shortcuts To Hell 2, which is run by FrightFest, Horror Channel, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios. He said today: “'As an arena to experiment, innovate and, ultimately, learn a craft, short film making always will be the lifeblood of film-...

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#WHOonHorror Scared Selfies On TV!
Posted in Features, Thursday 5th June 2014
Scare_Your_Selfie_V4Did you post us one of your Scared Selfies? If so you’ll want to tune in for Doctor Who starting 16th June where we’ll be showing the very best ones during the breaks! Don’t miss an episode and make sure you keep sending us your Scared Selfies. Click here for the link to the Facebook page! Good luck. #WHOonHorror

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#WHOonHorror Scared Selfies On TV!
Posted in Features, Thursday 5th June 2014
Scare_Your_Selfie_V4Did you post us one of your Scared Selfies? If so you’ll want to tune in for Doctor Who starting 16th June where we’ll be showing the very best ones during the breaks! Don’t miss an episode and make sure you keep sending us your Scared Selfies. Click here for the link to the Facebook page! Good luck. #WHOonHorror

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Coming Soon From Devil's Advocates - Halloween
Posted in News, Tuesday 3rd June 2014
Halloween largeThe next title in the celebrated book series Devil’s Advocates has been announced and its one that will have fans salivating, John Carpenter’s Halloween. Despite enjoying the status as October’s equivalent of It’s a Wonderful Life, John Carpenter’s Halloween is most often thought about as the originator and paradigmatic example of the slasher film. But Halloween can only be ...

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The Legendary Fabio Frizzi To Return To The Barbican This Halloween
Posted in News, Sunday 1st June 2014
FF ImageWhen Fabio Frizzi took to the stage at London’s Union Chapel on October 31st, 2013 to present Frizzi 2 Fulci it marked a significant moment in the Italian composer’s distinguished career. There he was, at the age of 62, performing in the Capital for the very first time, thus cementing a lifelong love affair with the country’s musical landscape that began for Frizzi with The Beatles. It was a thrillin...

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Monster Mag The Original Horror Films Poster Magazine Is Back!
Posted in News, Saturday 31st May 2014
Monster Mag 2 cover RGBMonster Mag, the original horror films poster mag is back. Even better still it’s relaunching with a limited edition of the most scarce film magazine in the entire world, Monster Mag #2. This is presented as a digitally remastered limited edition – a faithful printing of the original, differing only in credits on the editorial page and the Quality cover symb...

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Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Part 2 Gets Release Date
Posted in News, Monday 26th May 2014
Layout 1 (Page 1)Prepare to be corrupted and depraved once more as Nucleus Films releases the sequel to a Horror Channel favourite.Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Part 2, a three-disc collector’s edition box set, is being released on DVD on July 14th 2014, to tie in with the 30th Anniversary of the Video Recordings Act 1984 For the first time ever on DVD, all 82 films that fell f...

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Livid And Deadheads Get UK TV Premieres On Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Monday 26th May 2014
Livid-1-MRHorror Channel gets some gaellic-flavoured supernatural chills this June with the UK TV premiere of Livid, the highly-rated and unusually twisted gothic nightmare from Inside directors Julien Mauray and Alexandre Bustillo. It will be aired on Saturday June 14, 10.50pm. This really is one to watch. Lucie (Chloe Coulloud) is facing her first day as a trainee in-house caregiver. She visits Mrs Jessel ...

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Booth's Blog: The UK’s Biggest Horror Comp ‘Shortcuts To Hell’ Is Back
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Thursday 22nd May 2014
Emily Booth BladesI am genuinely excited to announce the news that our Shortcuts To Hell film competition is back and on the manhunt for some seriously hot new horror talent. And this time the competition is a lot more focused and driven on YOUR BIG DEBUT HORROR FILM. For those of you who don’t know we launched the competition last year in association with FrightFFest and Movie Mogul which sa...

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Booth's Blog: The UK’s Biggest Horror Comp ‘Shortcuts To Hell’ Is Back
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Thursday 22nd May 2014
Emily Booth BladesI am genuinely excited to announce the news that our Shortcuts To Hell film competition is back and on the manhunt for some seriously hot new horror talent. And this time the competition is a lot more focused and driven on YOUR BIG DEBUT HORROR FILM. For those of you who don’t know we launched the competition last year in association with FrightFFest and Movie Mogul which sa...

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Booth's Blog: The UK’s Biggest Horror Comp ‘Shortcuts To Hell’ Is Back
Posted in Features, Frightfest, News, Thursday 22nd May 2014
Emily Booth BladesI am genuinely excited to announce the news that our Shortcuts To Hell film competition is back and on the manhunt for some seriously hot new horror talent. And this time the competition is a lot more focused and driven on YOUR BIG DEBUT HORROR FILM. For those of you who don’t know we launched the competition last year in association with FrightFFest and Movie Mogul which sa...

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From The Producer Of Paranormal Activity & The Director Of The Last Exorcism Comes 13 Sins
Posted in News, Tuesday 20th May 2014
13 SinsFrom the director of The Last Exorcism and executive producer Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity; Insidious) comes the deeply twisted and terrifying 13 Sins - coming to DVD 30th June through Entertainment One. Starring Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Drive, Pacific Rim), 13 Sins takes no prisoners with a game show of sinister proportions where you don’t play the game; it plays you. Out of a job, drowning in his debts ...

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Booth's Blog: How To Go From FrightFest To Hollywood In 1 Movie!
Posted in Features, Wednesday 14th May 2014
The man of the moment is definitely Gareth Edwards. He is living proof that dreams really can come true and sometimes all it can take is one fat cat to see your movie at a film festival, love it, and make that one life changing phone call that takes you to Hollywood stardom. Gareth has been very busy since 2010 which saw the unassuming UK director shaking with nerves at the world premiere of Monsters at horror festival FrightFest. I don’t know exactly when or where but roughly one week before the official UK release of the superb Monsters (check it out if you’ve not seen it) he got a cal...

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National Film Competition Shortcuts To Hell Returns And Will Put Winning Film Into Production
Posted in Frightfest, News, Tuesday 13th May 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNERHorror Channel, FrightFest and Movie Mogul have teamed up again, with new partner Wildseed Studios, to create Shortcuts To Hell 2, a nationwide search for new filmmaking talent who are primed and ready to make their first horror feature film. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 2015, w...

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National Film Competition Shortcuts To Hell Returns And Will Put Winning Film Into Production
Posted in Frightfest, News, Tuesday 13th May 2014
ShortCutsToHell-BANNERHorror Channel, FrightFest and Movie Mogul have teamed up again, with new partner Wildseed Studios, to create Shortcuts To Hell 2, a nationwide search for new filmmaking talent who are primed and ready to make their first horror feature film. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering production early 2015, w...

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Soon From Simeon Halligan, White Settlers
Posted in News, Thursday 8th May 2014
WHITE SETTLERS - International sales poster 2Manchester based film director Simeon Halligan is jetting off to Cannes film festival next week to promote his latest home grown Manchester made feature film White Settlers. The film, directed by GRIMMFEST (Manchester’s annual film festival) head honcho Simeon Halligan is a tense, nightmarish ta...

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Booth's Blog: Game of Thrones meets Clive Barker!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 8th May 2014
Hello horror hounds, news recently in that might just have you drooling, frothing, salivating and generally quivering in unadulterated pleasure. Fantasy favourite Game of Thrones which seems to have eclipsed everything else on our screens right now is about to join forces with one of the most genius minds in horror history: Clive Barker. Ok I have built this up rather, but beautiful Thrones actress Lena Headey has just been cast in the brand new Clive Barker horror movie Jacqueline Ess: Her Will and Testament, production on the film starts later this year and the news comes fresh in from Varie...

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Booth's Blog: Game of Thrones meets Clive Barker!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Thursday 8th May 2014
Hello horror hounds, news recently in that might just have you drooling, frothing, salivating and generally quivering in unadulterated pleasure. Fantasy favourite Game of Thrones which seems to have eclipsed everything else on our screens right now is about to join forces with one of the most genius minds in horror history: Clive Barker. Ok I have built this up rather, but beautiful Thrones actress Lena Headey has just been cast in the brand new Clive Barker horror movie Jacqueline Ess: Her Will and Testament, production on the film starts later this year and the news comes fresh in from Varie...

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Film4 Frightfest Finds New Home For 15th Year London Event
Posted in Frightfest, News, Thursday 1st May 2014
FF 2014Film4 FrightFest 2014 has moved to the prestigious Vue West End for its annual five-day horror extravaganza, allowing it to showcase even more films and special events whilst still retaining its famed communal spirit in the heart of London Alan Jones, FrightFest co-director, said today: “Re-locating to Vue Leicester Square for this year’s event will allow us to be even more creative and ambitious, whilst ...

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Film4 Frightfest Finds New Home For 15th Year London Event
Posted in Frightfest, News, Thursday 1st May 2014
FF 2014Film4 FrightFest 2014 has moved to the prestigious Vue West End for its annual five-day horror extravaganza, allowing it to showcase even more films and special events whilst still retaining its famed communal spirit in the heart of London Alan Jones, FrightFest co-director, said today: “Re-locating to Vue Leicester Square for this year’s event will allow us to be even more creative and ambitious, whilst ...

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Interview With Acting Legend Shane Briant
Posted in Interviews, Thursday 1st May 2014
Shane Briant 2Early last week and to celebrate the release of Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell onto 2-disc DVD and single disc Blu-ray double play we asked you for questions for Hammer film legend Shane Briant and those chosen would receive an exclusive set of lobby cards. Well the lucky five were selected and we asked Shane their questions. Read below what he had to say. This special event was ...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Booth's Blog: Horror Channel Gets Trapped And Tortured!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Wednesday 30th April 2014
Torture porn is a phrase or sub-genre of Horror that was coined after the release of Eli Roth’s Hostel, and it has since been used to reference films that revel in set pieces involving human torture, like Horror’s version of a money shot, but instead of – well you know, you get a squishy visceral close up of an eye plucked out while the victim screams in pain, and you can kind of get off on it! In my opinion the term Torture porn is no longer really used in a flattering light! Only a defamatory one since this more gruesome end of the horror spectrum has come under fire in various moral...

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Halloween Man Is Coming To ComiXology and Monsterverse
Posted in News, Monday 28th April 2014
Halloween ManAfter thirteen strong years as a cult-favourite webcomic, Halloween Man is rolling into comiXology and Monsterverse with a new ongoing series. After a decade of smashing the troupes of Gothic Horror and Weird Science, the half-dead hero is taking on High Fantasy! Sailing through outer space in a Viking warship and arriving on ape-back, the dwarf king has come to burn Solar City to the grou...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Mother's Day Heads Up The Trapped And Tortured Season On Horror
Posted in Features, Sunday 27th April 2014
Mothers DayHorror Channel’s film highlights for May include the UK TV premiere of Darren Lynn Bousman’s 2010 hostage horror Mother’s Day starring Rebecca De Mornay. This heads up a Trapped And Tortured Season – a collection of hostage horror films, which also include the network premieres of Roland Joffe’s Captivity, and Sean Bryne’s The Loved Ones. Other titles in the season are Wolf Creek and I...

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Booth's Blog: SCI-FI-LONDON 2014 - A truly impressive film fest.
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Horror Channel may well be devoted to the one and only horror festival FrightFest (August bank holiday weekend) as one of their key sponsors and contributors – but we like to celebrate other brilliant genre festivals out there too, so this week I would like to illuminate you with the spectacular Sci-Fi-London 2014. This annual event may not be strictly Horror but there has always been a crossover between the two genres – the Alien movies being perfect examples, and with Horror Channel pre 9pm favourites such as Doctor Who and Star Trek – we definitely bat for the other side from time to...

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Booth's Blog: SCI-FI-LONDON 2014 - A truly impressive film fest.
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Horror Channel may well be devoted to the one and only horror festival FrightFest (August bank holiday weekend) as one of their key sponsors and contributors – but we like to celebrate other brilliant genre festivals out there too, so this week I would like to illuminate you with the spectacular Sci-Fi-London 2014. This annual event may not be strictly Horror but there has always been a crossover between the two genres – the Alien movies being perfect examples, and with Horror Channel pre 9pm favourites such as Doctor Who and Star Trek – we definitely bat for the other side from time to...

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Doctor Who: Exclusive Interview With Effects Master And Writer Mike Tucker
Posted in Interviews, Monday 21st April 2014
Mike TuckerMike Tucker is one of the heroes of Doctor Who and during the pogramme’s classic and recent runs has helped bring to life some of the show’s most special effects. Here he talks about his work on the series, his writing career and about his company, The Model Unit. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to work in effects? MT: Actually, I originally wanted to build models for the N...

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Doctor Who: Exclusive Interview With Effects Master And Writer Mike Tucker
Posted in Interviews, Monday 21st April 2014
Mike TuckerMike Tucker is one of the heroes of Doctor Who and during the pogramme’s classic and recent runs has helped bring to life some of the show’s most special effects. Here he talks about his work on the series, his writing career and about his company, The Model Unit. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to work in effects? MT: Actually, I originally wanted to build models for the N...

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Scream - Issue 25 Details
Posted in News, Monday 21st April 2014
Cover 25Scream Magazine has just revealed their June issue cover. In this issue the full colour horror glossy goes behind the scenes of The Walking Dead TV show, chats to Madeline Smith about her role in Hammer Films The Vampire Lovers and Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell, Laurence R Harvey talks about his roles in the 2nd and 3rd Human Centipede films, director Stuart Gordon speaks out about the 80s horro...

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Booth's Blog: When Booth Met Baker
Posted in Features, Tuesday 15th April 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTORIn case you didn’t already know Social Media and online press have been buzzing with the news that Doctor Who is coming to Horror! This titan of British TV crashed through the cosmos on the BBC back in 1963 and after a slight hiatus is still wowing audiences young and o...

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Booth's Blog: When Booth Met Baker
Posted in Features, Tuesday 15th April 2014
TOM BAKER ATTENDS LAUNCH FOR THE HORROR CHANNEL SEASON OF DOCTORIn case you didn’t already know Social Media and online press have been buzzing with the news that Doctor Who is coming to Horror! This titan of British TV crashed through the cosmos on the BBC back in 1963 and after a slight hiatus is still wowing audiences young and o...

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Doctor Who: The Best Place To Start Is At The Beginning
Posted in Features, Sunday 13th April 2014
DW Trailer ImageDoctor Who is an iconic series and we are proud and excited to welcome this giant of British television to our channel. The line-up includes some of the most loved and well known programmes from seven classic Doctors – stories that terrified, thrilled and captured the imagination of children and adults through the decades! Launching on Friday 18th April (Good Friday) with the ver...

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Doctor Who: The Best Place To Start Is At The Beginning
Posted in Features, Sunday 13th April 2014
DW Trailer ImageDoctor Who is an iconic series and we are proud and excited to welcome this giant of British television to our channel. The line-up includes some of the most loved and well known programmes from seven classic Doctors – stories that terrified, thrilled and captured the imagination of children and adults through the decades! Launching on Friday 18th April (Good Friday) with the ver...

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Exclusive Interview With Pan's Labyrinth Actor Doug Jones
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 13th April 2014
s LabyrinthHorror Channel is proudly showing Guillermo del Toro’s superb masterpiece Pan’s Labyrinth on April 19th. One of its main actors is Doug Jones, a man who takes the roles of two very different but equally important characters, the Faun and the Pale Man (pictured) so we decided to chat to this very talented man about this very special film and what his acting plans are for the future. HC: Did ...

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Booth's Blog - The Hideously Beautiful Pan's Labyrinth
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 12th April 2014
As you may already be aware Horror Channel is proud to announce its network premiere of Pan’s Labyrinth on Saturday 19th April at 9pm and while most horror fans and film fans in general will have already seen this (if not what the devil have you been doing?!) I wanted to take this opportunity to give you my take on this hideously beautiful film and bring del Torro fans up to speed with the director’s exciting movie news for 2015. Read on! Pan’s Labyrinth is one of those rare films that not only tops the ‘Best Horrors of all Time’ lists but also the 'Best Films of all Time’ lists! ...

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Booth's Blog - The Hideously Beautiful Pan's Labyrinth
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Saturday 12th April 2014
As you may already be aware Horror Channel is proud to announce its network premiere of Pan’s Labyrinth on Saturday 19th April at 9pm and while most horror fans and film fans in general will have already seen this (if not what the devil have you been doing?!) I wanted to take this opportunity to give you my take on this hideously beautiful film and bring del Torro fans up to speed with the director’s exciting movie news for 2015. Read on! Pan’s Labyrinth is one of those rare films that not only tops the ‘Best Horrors of all Time’ lists but also the 'Best Films of all Time’ lists! ...

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Top 10 WHO Horror Moments
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
top10 10. The Daleks: Episode 1 - The Dead Planet. During the final moments Barbara is trapped and confronted by an off-screen menace. All viewers see is a sucker arm. What could she have been screaming at? The next episode it’s revealed to be the arm of a Dalek. 9. The Brain Of Morbius: Episode 1 – Sarah Jane discovers the headless body of the creature. A pure Frankenstein-esque moment and one Hammer would ha...

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Top 10 WHO Horror Moments
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
top10 10. The Daleks: Episode 1 - The Dead Planet. During the final moments Barbara is trapped and confronted by an off-screen menace. All viewers see is a sucker arm. What could she have been screaming at? The next episode it’s revealed to be the arm of a Dalek. 9. The Brain Of Morbius: Episode 1 – Sarah Jane discovers the headless body of the creature. A pure Frankenstein-esque moment and one Hammer would ha...

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Companion Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
CompBio Sarah Jane Smith sarah Name: Sarah Jane Smith Played By: Elisabeth Sladen Planet: Earth Job: Investigative Journalist Doctor(s): Third and Fourth Quote: “We’re talking about the Daleks. The most evil ...

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Companion Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
CompBio Sarah Jane Smith sarah Name: Sarah Jane Smith Played By: Elisabeth Sladen Planet: Earth Job: Investigative Journalist Doctor(s): Third and Fourth Quote: “We’re talking about the Daleks. The most evil ...

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Doctor Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
DoctorBio First Doctor Played By: William Hartnell Era: 1963-1966 1 Characteristics: An irascible, unpredictable traveller who likes adventure and dislikes fuss. Memorable Moments: His heartfelt talk with Susan wh...

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Doctor Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
DoctorBio First Doctor Played By: William Hartnell Era: 1963-1966 1 Characteristics: An irascible, unpredictable traveller who likes adventure and dislikes fuss. Memorable Moments: His heartfelt talk with Susan wh...

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Doctor Who: Monster Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
MonsterBio Doctor Who is responsible for some of the most iconic monsters and villains, after all: “You can judge a man by the quality of his enemies” –The Doctor Daleks dalek Name: Daleks Planet: Skaro ...

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Doctor Who: Monster Biographies
Posted in Features, Friday 11th April 2014
MonsterBio Doctor Who is responsible for some of the most iconic monsters and villains, after all: “You can judge a man by the quality of his enemies” –The Doctor Daleks dalek Name: Daleks Planet: Skaro ...

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Booth's Blog: Wonder Woman: A World War 2 Feminist Icon!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Monday 7th April 2014
As our most faithful horror hounds already know, its not all psychos and slashing on the channel. Although we do love our blood and gore dearly, the pre 9pm slots see big name cult TV shows take the reigns such as Star Trek, but the one which we are LOVING at the moment (as are you so it seems!) is Wonder Woman. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to explore this powerhouse of fanciful female flesh and was surprised to learn of her origins, as well as her future with a huge movie project recently announced! Were you aware she was created during the throws of World War 2 making her first...

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Booth's Blog: Wonder Woman: A World War 2 Feminist Icon!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Monday 7th April 2014
As our most faithful horror hounds already know, its not all psychos and slashing on the channel. Although we do love our blood and gore dearly, the pre 9pm slots see big name cult TV shows take the reigns such as Star Trek, but the one which we are LOVING at the moment (as are you so it seems!) is Wonder Woman. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to explore this powerhouse of fanciful female flesh and was surprised to learn of her origins, as well as her future with a huge movie project recently announced! Were you aware she was created during the throws of World War 2 making her first...

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Booth's Blog: Wonder Woman: A World War 2 Feminist Icon!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Monday 7th April 2014
As our most faithful horror hounds already know, its not all psychos and slashing on the channel. Although we do love our blood and gore dearly, the pre 9pm slots see big name cult TV shows take the reigns such as Star Trek, but the one which we are LOVING at the moment (as are you so it seems!) is Wonder Woman. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to explore this powerhouse of fanciful female flesh and was surprised to learn of her origins, as well as her future with a huge movie project recently announced! Were you aware she was created during the throws of World War 2 making her first...

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Movie Icon Caroline Munro Joins Space Monsters Magazine
Posted in News, Saturday 5th April 2014
Caroline MunroCult movie icon Caroline Munro has joined classic sci-fi, horror and fantasy film magazine Space Monsters as a regular columnist. Munro, famous for her roles in Hammer Films’ Dracula AD 1972 and Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (which was shown recently on the Horror Channel), Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me, Ray Harryhausen monster epic The Golden Voyage of Sinbad and notorious slashe...

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Psycho Killers
Posted in , Thursday 3rd April 2014
psychokillers-facebook3 Aprile è il mese degli Psycho Killer su Horror Channel Italia. Appuntamento ogni venerdì sera alle 22:45 con: Ted Bundy - 5 Aprile Maniac - 12 Aprile Henry - Pioggia di Sangue - 19 Aprile Summer's Moon - 25 Aprile

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A Masterpiece, A Cult Favourite And A Time Lord - April On Horror
Posted in Features, Monday 31st March 2014
s LabyrinthHorror Channel’s highlights for April include the Network Premier of Guillermo del Toro’s superlative companion piece to The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, the UK TV premiere for Michael J. Gallagher’s Smiley and Network premieres for George Bowen’s The Hearse and Tommy Lee Wallace’s Halloween III: Season Of The Witch. Plus we have a special season of classic adventures from a ce...

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A Masterpiece, A Cult Favourite And A Time Lord - April On Horror
Posted in Features, Monday 31st March 2014
s LabyrinthHorror Channel’s highlights for April include the Network Premier of Guillermo del Toro’s superlative companion piece to The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, the UK TV premiere for Michael J. Gallagher’s Smiley and Network premieres for George Bowen’s The Hearse and Tommy Lee Wallace’s Halloween III: Season Of The Witch. Plus we have a special season of classic adventures from a ce...

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Coming This Autumn - The October Faction
Posted in News, Monday 31st March 2014
The October FactionIt is said that no two families are alike, but never has that been more true than in the case of the Allan family, the subject of Steve Niles and Damien Worm’s new IDW ongoing series, The October Faction. "The lead character is Fredrick Allan, a retired monster hunter who is now teaching Monsters & Mythology while he hides from 30 years of enemies. His heyday was i...

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Original Robocop On The Big Screen
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th March 2014
robocop-gorilla WEBGrimm Up North, in collaboration with Gorilla in Manchester present a special screening of the original ultra-violent cult classic Robocop March 28th at 7pm. When a good cop (Peter Weller) gets blown away by ruthless thugs, innovative scientists and doctors piece him back together as an unstoppable crime-fighting cyborg called Robocop. But while cleaning up the streets ...

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Ravenswing - The New Novel From 13HRS Director Jonathan Glendening
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th March 2014
Ravenswing CoverRavenswing is a visceral, heart-pumping, genre-twisting, suspense, horror, action novel from Jonathan Glendening, the director of the acclaimed horror movie 13HRS which was shown recently on the Horror Channel. Courier, Michael Phillips, has to deliver a package to an isolated village. Lost in the dark and winding country roads he's in a car crash. The other car is totalled and he ...

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Ravenswing - The New Novel From 13HRS Director Jonathan Glendening
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th March 2014
Ravenswing CoverRavenswing is a visceral, heart-pumping, genre-twisting, suspense, horror, action novel from Jonathan Glendening, the director of the acclaimed horror movie 13HRS which was shown recently on the Horror Channel. Courier, Michael Phillips, has to deliver a package to an isolated village. Lost in the dark and winding country roads he's in a car crash. The other car is totalled and he ...

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Booth's Blog: The Slasher’s Back With Hatchet 2!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Doctor Who, Features, Monday 24th March 2014
The Slasher film is arguably the most popular, resistant and reinventive horror genre out there. We just keep on coming back to it, whether it’s to relish in the clichés, stereotypes and cheap thrills that gave birth to the whole ‘Rules of horror’ in the first place, or to explore and play with it in the post modern Slashers as defined by Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer and even the comedy horror franchise Scary Movie. The reason the Slasher will always work (if done well!) is because it is a formula that taps into very basic core and primal fears. If you want to, you can get d...

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Booth's Blog: The Slasher’s Back With Hatchet 2!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Doctor Who, Features, Monday 24th March 2014
The Slasher film is arguably the most popular, resistant and reinventive horror genre out there. We just keep on coming back to it, whether it’s to relish in the clichés, stereotypes and cheap thrills that gave birth to the whole ‘Rules of horror’ in the first place, or to explore and play with it in the post modern Slashers as defined by Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer and even the comedy horror franchise Scary Movie. The reason the Slasher will always work (if done well!) is because it is a formula that taps into very basic core and primal fears. If you want to, you can get d...

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Booth's Blog: The Slasher’s Back With Hatchet 2!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Doctor Who, Features, Monday 24th March 2014
The Slasher film is arguably the most popular, resistant and reinventive horror genre out there. We just keep on coming back to it, whether it’s to relish in the clichés, stereotypes and cheap thrills that gave birth to the whole ‘Rules of horror’ in the first place, or to explore and play with it in the post modern Slashers as defined by Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer and even the comedy horror franchise Scary Movie. The reason the Slasher will always work (if done well!) is because it is a formula that taps into very basic core and primal fears. If you want to, you can get d...

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Tom Baker Welcomes Doctor Who on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 20th March 2014
Tom BakerTom Baker says he’s thrilled that the classic Doctor Who series is to be screened on the Horror Channel. “Horror is my very favourite genre,” he said today, “so I am thrilled the classic Doctor Who series have been picked up by the Horror Channel. There was clearly a darker edge to my storylines, which I think brought a new dimension to the series. I remember hearing of the series scaring c...

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Tom Baker Welcomes Doctor Who on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 20th March 2014
Tom BakerTom Baker says he’s thrilled that the classic Doctor Who series is to be screened on the Horror Channel. “Horror is my very favourite genre,” he said today, “so I am thrilled the classic Doctor Who series have been picked up by the Horror Channel. There was clearly a darker edge to my storylines, which I think brought a new dimension to the series. I remember hearing of the series scaring c...

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Tom Baker Welcomes Doctor Who on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 20th March 2014
Tom BakerTom Baker says he’s thrilled that the classic Doctor Who series is to be screened on the Horror Channel. “Horror is my very favourite genre,” he said today, “so I am thrilled the classic Doctor Who series have been picked up by the Horror Channel. There was clearly a darker edge to my storylines, which I think brought a new dimension to the series. I remember hearing of the series scaring c...

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Tom Baker Welcomes Doctor Who on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, News, Thursday 20th March 2014
Tom BakerTom Baker says he’s thrilled that the classic Doctor Who series is to be screened on the Horror Channel. “Horror is my very favourite genre,” he said today, “so I am thrilled the classic Doctor Who series have been picked up by the Horror Channel. There was clearly a darker edge to my storylines, which I think brought a new dimension to the series. I remember hearing of the series scaring c...

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5/5 Rating on iTunes for our New App: Night Terror
Posted in News, Monday 17th March 2014
facebookad-V5-B Our Award Winning iPhone App: Night Terror has now received a 5/5 rating on iTunes! If you haven’t Downloaded or tried  it yet then WHY NOT it’s 100% free to download with none of those annoying in-app purchases. The Night Terror App is breaking new boundaries for your entertainment pleasure. Night Terror means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares...

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5/5 Rating on iTunes for our New App: Night Terror
Posted in News, Monday 17th March 2014
facebookad-V5-B Our Award Winning iPhone App: Night Terror has now received a 5/5 rating on iTunes! If you haven’t Downloaded or tried  it yet then WHY NOT it’s 100% free to download with none of those annoying in-app purchases. The Night Terror App is breaking new boundaries for your entertainment pleasure. Night Terror means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares...

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Time To Get Back Behind The Sofa! Doctor Who Materialises On Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Thursday 13th March 2014
Three Doctors Fans of Doctor Who are set to find the TARDIS materialising at a new location this Easter as a selection of the Time Lord’s classic adventures in space and time start screening on Horror Channel. The UK’s prime home for fans of horror, fantasy and sci-fi has completed a deal with BBC Worldwide to broadcast 30 adventures from the Classic series which ran 1963 to 1989 featuring the fi...

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Time To Get Back Behind The Sofa! Doctor Who Materialises On Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Thursday 13th March 2014
Three Doctors Fans of Doctor Who are set to find the TARDIS materialising at a new location this Easter as a selection of the Time Lord’s classic adventures in space and time start screening on Horror Channel. The UK’s prime home for fans of horror, fantasy and sci-fi has completed a deal with BBC Worldwide to broadcast 30 adventures from the Classic series which ran 1963 to 1989 featuring the fi...

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Why's Night Terror currently only available for iPhone?
Posted in Features, News, Tuesday 11th March 2014
applemonster-android With our award winning Night Terror App (watch the Video) receiving a whole heap of downloads, a 4.5/5 rating on iTunes, not to mentioned a MoTD (Mobile of the Day) award from the FWA, it’s understandable that ‘non-Apple’ users are annoyed that they are currently unable to download our nightmare inducing app. But Android has more users! Andr...

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Why's Night Terror currently only available for iPhone?
Posted in Features, News, Tuesday 11th March 2014
applemonster-android With our award winning Night Terror App (watch the Video) receiving a whole heap of downloads, a 4.5/5 rating on iTunes, not to mentioned a MoTD (Mobile of the Day) award from the FWA, it’s understandable that ‘non-Apple’ users are annoyed that they are currently unable to download our nightmare inducing app. But Android has more users! Andr...

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Night Terror: An App That’ll Literally Give You Nightmares
Posted in Features, News, Monday 10th March 2014
NightTerror-iphone Horror Channels first mobile app Night Terror is a twist on traditional sleep applications.  The app harnesses mobile sleep monitoring technology to induce a real nightmare when users are most susceptible to suggestion in their dreams. How does it work? You place the phone next to your pillow and listen to a short horror story as you fall asleep. As soon a...

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Night Terror: An App That’ll Literally Give You Nightmares
Posted in Features, News, Monday 10th March 2014
NightTerror-iphone Horror Channels first mobile app Night Terror is a twist on traditional sleep applications.  The app harnesses mobile sleep monitoring technology to induce a real nightmare when users are most susceptible to suggestion in their dreams. How does it work? You place the phone next to your pillow and listen to a short horror story as you fall asleep. As soon a...

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Night Terror: An App That’ll Literally Give You Nightmares
Posted in Features, News, Monday 10th March 2014
NightTerror-iphone Horror Channels first mobile app Night Terror is a twist on traditional sleep applications.  The app harnesses mobile sleep monitoring technology to induce a real nightmare when users are most susceptible to suggestion in their dreams. How does it work? You place the phone next to your pillow and listen to a short horror story as you fall asleep. As soon a...

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Night Terror: An App That’ll Literally Give You Nightmares
Posted in Features, News, Monday 10th March 2014
NightTerror-iphone Horror Channels first mobile app Night Terror is a twist on traditional sleep applications.  The app harnesses mobile sleep monitoring technology to induce a real nightmare when users are most susceptible to suggestion in their dreams. How does it work? You place the phone next to your pillow and listen to a short horror story as you fall asleep. As soon a...

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Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell - Coming To Blu-ray
Posted in News, Thursday 6th March 2014
FatMfH CoverStarring the inimitable Peter Cushing and the final feature film directed by the legendary Terence Fisher, Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on April 28th. Convicted of bodysnatching and using the body parts of his ill-gotten cadavers for research, Dr. Simon Helder is sentenced to five years in an insane asylum. On arrival, he recognises the penitentiary’s ...

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Night Terror Night With Emily Booth This Friday From 9pm.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th March 2014
NT Emily PicJoin Emily Booth this Friday for Night Terror Night, an evening of terrifying movies designed to give you nightmares along with our Night Terrors iPhone App. A visionary new horror experience: Night Terror is a fantastic free App that breaks new boundaries for entertainment pleasure. This App means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares. To download click here but be warned you must be 17 ...

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Night Terror Night With Emily Booth This Friday From 9pm.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th March 2014
NT Emily PicJoin Emily Booth this Friday for Night Terror Night, an evening of terrifying movies designed to give you nightmares along with our Night Terrors iPhone App. A visionary new horror experience: Night Terror is a fantastic free App that breaks new boundaries for entertainment pleasure. This App means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares. To download click here but be warned you must be 17 ...

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Night Terror Night With Emily Booth This Friday From 9pm.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th March 2014
NT Emily PicJoin Emily Booth this Friday for Night Terror Night, an evening of terrifying movies designed to give you nightmares along with our Night Terrors iPhone App. A visionary new horror experience: Night Terror is a fantastic free App that breaks new boundaries for entertainment pleasure. This App means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares. To download click here but be warned you must be 17 ...

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Night Terror Night With Emily Booth This Friday From 9pm.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th March 2014
NT Emily PicJoin Emily Booth this Friday for Night Terror Night, an evening of terrifying movies designed to give you nightmares along with our Night Terrors iPhone App. A visionary new horror experience: Night Terror is a fantastic free App that breaks new boundaries for entertainment pleasure. This App means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares. To download click here but be warned you must be 17 ...

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Night Terror Night With Emily Booth This Friday From 9pm.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 5th March 2014
NT Emily PicJoin Emily Booth this Friday for Night Terror Night, an evening of terrifying movies designed to give you nightmares along with our Night Terrors iPhone App. A visionary new horror experience: Night Terror is a fantastic free App that breaks new boundaries for entertainment pleasure. This App means to give you dreams. Bad dreams. Nightmares. To download click here but be warned you must be 17 ...

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Booth's Blog: Abandoned hotels, houses and hospitals! Why do we love them so much..?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 4th March 2014
As a child I was (without my knowing it) an avid urban explorer. I got the biggest thrill from breaking into huge Victorian derelict houses, of which there were tons in Hastings back in the 80s. I’d even spend the night in them for a cheap thrill with my mates. Luckily nothing remotely nasty ever happened like in the movies. Damn! But now it’s become a huge scene with ‘urban explorers’ effectively breaking the law as they break into fascinating places that have fallen into disrepair and facing demolition, then posting amazingly creepy photos online of the echoes of life once seen ther...

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Booth's Blog: Abandoned hotels, houses and hospitals! Why do we love them so much..?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 4th March 2014
As a child I was (without my knowing it) an avid urban explorer. I got the biggest thrill from breaking into huge Victorian derelict houses, of which there were tons in Hastings back in the 80s. I’d even spend the night in them for a cheap thrill with my mates. Luckily nothing remotely nasty ever happened like in the movies. Damn! But now it’s become a huge scene with ‘urban explorers’ effectively breaking the law as they break into fascinating places that have fallen into disrepair and facing demolition, then posting amazingly creepy photos online of the echoes of life once seen ther...

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Booth's Blog: Abandoned hotels, houses and hospitals! Why do we love them so much..?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 4th March 2014
As a child I was (without my knowing it) an avid urban explorer. I got the biggest thrill from breaking into huge Victorian derelict houses, of which there were tons in Hastings back in the 80s. I’d even spend the night in them for a cheap thrill with my mates. Luckily nothing remotely nasty ever happened like in the movies. Damn! But now it’s become a huge scene with ‘urban explorers’ effectively breaking the law as they break into fascinating places that have fallen into disrepair and facing demolition, then posting amazingly creepy photos online of the echoes of life once seen ther...

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Booth's Blog: Abandoned hotels, houses and hospitals! Why do we love them so much..?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 4th March 2014
As a child I was (without my knowing it) an avid urban explorer. I got the biggest thrill from breaking into huge Victorian derelict houses, of which there were tons in Hastings back in the 80s. I’d even spend the night in them for a cheap thrill with my mates. Luckily nothing remotely nasty ever happened like in the movies. Damn! But now it’s become a huge scene with ‘urban explorers’ effectively breaking the law as they break into fascinating places that have fallen into disrepair and facing demolition, then posting amazingly creepy photos online of the echoes of life once seen ther...

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Let The Right One In Transfers To West End March 26th
Posted in News, Sunday 2nd March 2014
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN  - Original CastThe critically-acclaimed South Bank Sky Arts award-winning production of Let The Right One In will transfer to London’s West End on 26th March for a strictly limited season. Based on the Swedish novel and cult-hit film by John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let The Right One In will be the first show to play the recently refurbished ...

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Cabin Fever 3 Is Coming Soon To DVD
Posted in News, Wednesday 26th February 2014
Cabin Fever 3Patient Zero is the first of two prequels to the Cabin Fever series which was shown recently on the Horror Channel and is coming to DVD soon. The much talked about prequel stars Sean Astin (Lord Of The Rings), Currie Graham (Hitchcock) and Ryan Donowho (Altitude) who are also joined by Mitch Ryan, Brano Eaton, Jillian Murray and Lydia Hearst. Directed by Kaare Andrews (The ABCs of Death) ...

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Horror Channel's Night Terror App
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Monday 24th February 2014
NT Emily PicHello my readers. This week I want to talk to you about Nightmares… Why? Because this week I am taking part in a Horror Channel experiment of sorts by testing out their brand new App, Night Terror! Horror Channel has released as app designed to actually give you nightmares.  I couldn’t wait to have a go at this! Like all journalists with an ounce of integrity I got my pen and paper...

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Horror Channel's Night Terror App
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Monday 24th February 2014
NT Emily PicHello my readers. This week I want to talk to you about Nightmares… Why? Because this week I am taking part in a Horror Channel experiment of sorts by testing out their brand new App, Night Terror! Horror Channel has released as app designed to actually give you nightmares.  I couldn’t wait to have a go at this! Like all journalists with an ounce of integrity I got my pen and paper...

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Grimm Up North - Events News
Posted in News, Sunday 23rd February 2014
TenebraeGrimm Up North is to present Two Days Of Terror this February. First up on the 27th they are screening cult classic An American Werewolf In London at The Dancehouse, Manchester giving people the opportunity to see this classic on the big screen again or catch it in all its glory for the first time! Then on the 28th, in association with Arrow Video, Grimm present the world’s first public screening of t...

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Interview With Shian Denovan From Sawney: Flesh Of Man
Posted in Interviews, Thursday 20th February 2014
Shian DenovanHorror Channel is proudly showing the acclaimed shocker Sawney: Flesh Of Man on Friday at 10.55pm. One of its stars, Shian Denovan took time out to talk about this celebrated, grisly gore-fest as well as her future movie plans. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to be an actress? SD: Yeah, I’ve always loved performing and I think I was about 9 years old when I realised tha...

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Interview With Shian Denovan From Sawney: Flesh Of Man
Posted in Interviews, Thursday 20th February 2014
Shian DenovanHorror Channel is proudly showing the acclaimed shocker Sawney: Flesh Of Man on Friday at 10.55pm. One of its stars, Shian Denovan took time out to talk about this celebrated, grisly gore-fest as well as her future movie plans. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to be an actress? SD: Yeah, I’ve always loved performing and I think I was about 9 years old when I realised tha...

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Booth’s 1st Bloody Oscars!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 18th February 2014
eboothHorror Channel has asked me to blog for them and I’m feeling the creative twitches coming thick and fast now I have this outlet to express myself! People who know me, know that I am incredibly honest, love to get a bit deep and meaningful, and love my horror (obviously) and the culture that surrounds it. You can expect this horror blog to be a bit like a peek into Emily Booth’s diary splattered with horror ...

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Booth’s 1st Bloody Oscars!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Features, Tuesday 18th February 2014
eboothHorror Channel has asked me to blog for them and I’m feeling the creative twitches coming thick and fast now I have this outlet to express myself! People who know me, know that I am incredibly honest, love to get a bit deep and meaningful, and love my horror (obviously) and the culture that surrounds it. You can expect this horror blog to be a bit like a peek into Emily Booth’s diary splattered with horror ...

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Horror Channel's Emily Booth Joins Scream Magazine
Posted in News, Friday 14th February 2014
EB Scream BannerHorror Channel's very own Emily Booth has officially joined Scream, Britain's biggest horror entertainment magazine. Starting from the end of February, Emily will be writing her own monthly online column for Scream’s official website. Every month she will give fans of the magazine and Horror Channel viewers the lowdown on what’s coming up on the channel along with plenty of ...

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More Hammer Double-Bills In March
Posted in Features, Friday 14th February 2014
Dr Jekyll and Sister HydeHorror Channel’s Hammer Double-Feature Season continues throughout March bringing you more classic shockers from the studio that dripped blood running from Saturday 1st till 29th at 9.00pm. Here's the full line-up: March 1st - The Plague Of The Zombies/Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter Directed by John Gilling, The Plague Of The Zombies was Hammer’s...

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Outpost III: Rise Of The Spetsnaz - Coming To DVD
Posted in News, Thursday 13th February 2014
Outpost 3The mutated return of the hit Nazi horror franchise, Outpost III: Rise of the Spetsnaz is the most violent and gut-spilling instalment yet! From teeth-shattering scares to relentless blood-spewing combat, this is the terrifying new hybrid of horror warfare. Sergeant Dolokhov leads his team of fearless Russian Spetsnaz through the Eastern Front of Europe. After a ferocious raid on a Nazi convoy, Dolokho...

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Coming This Year From Image Comics - Madame Frankenstein
Posted in News, Wednesday 12th February 2014
Madame FrankensteinSure to send a shiver down any reader’s spine, Image Comics’ new series Madame Frankenstein is an all-new vintage-style horror drama series from Jamie S. Rich (You Have Killed Me) and newcomer Megan Levens. In 1932, Vincent Krall sets out to create his perfect woman by reanimating the corpse of his recently deceased lover. But he soon begins to realize that perhaps man ...

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Full Details Of London Horror Comic #6
Posted in News, Monday 10th February 2014
LHC Issue 6 coverThe award-winning UK horror anthology London Horror Comic has released its sixth issue, marking its sixth year in print publication. The book, published by writer John-Paul Kamath, is the UK’s longest-running independent colour horror comic and has notched up the Best Horror Comic Anthology Award, as well as praise from writers such as Garth Ennis and Stewart Lee. “The new...

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water Here Comes Nymph!
Posted in News, Thursday 6th February 2014
Nymph Poster Mysterious. Irresistible. Deadly. In post-production at the moment is the anticipated shocker Nymph, the latest fright-flick from Milan Todorovic the director of Zone Of The Dead. Written by Barry Keating and Milan Konjevic the movie was shot on location in Montenegro last September through to October and looks set to be a cracking creature feature. Two young women go on a Mediterranean v...

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Will This Be Vampirella's Last Stand?
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th February 2014
Vampi38-cov-NevesComing soon from Dynamite is what they are calling the final issue of Vampirella! Lock the doors and close the curtains, loyal readers. The time has come for The Last Vampirella Story. Who's telling it? Who's listening to it? And who saw it coming before anyone else? What will become of our beloved Vampirella, and her vast array of friends, foes, and family members? It's the e...

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New From Christopher Kent - The Golem
Posted in News, Monday 3rd February 2014
Golem CoverLaunched as part of the 17th Edinburgh Radical Book Fair 2013, The Golem is the latest piece of work from writer and artist Christopher Kent. It is 1897. Alfred Larchmont is a hard-working magician in a run down theatre. A supporting artiste, with a family and too many debts, struggling to survive. One winter evening a visitor brings him a gift and the hope of a new life. And just when things a...

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Dominic Brunt's Shell Shocked - The Full Version
Posted in News, Sunday 2nd February 2014
Shell Shocked -Short Film-1FrightFest 2013 gave us some incredible horror movie shorts. A real stand-out was Shell Shocked which was written by Joanne Mitchell and directed by Dominic Brunt, the team behind the superb zombie movie Before Dawn which was shown recently on the Horror Channel. Two soldiers from opposing sides seek temporary salvation from the battle field. A ten...

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Dominic Brunt's Shell Shocked - The Full Version
Posted in News, Sunday 2nd February 2014
Shell Shocked -Short Film-1FrightFest 2013 gave us some incredible horror movie shorts. A real stand-out was Shell Shocked which was written by Joanne Mitchell and directed by Dominic Brunt, the team behind the superb zombie movie Before Dawn which was shown recently on the Horror Channel. Two soldiers from opposing sides seek temporary salvation from the battle field. A ten...

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We Are What We Are - Cinema Release And DVD Details
Posted in News, Wednesday 29th January 2014
We Are What We AreWe Are What We Are, the critically acclaimed film from Jim Mickle, the director of Stake Land will be released in selected UK cinemas on 28th February 2014. This uniquely disturbing film brings a tense, heartbreakingly brutal and truly terrifying story to life and is destined to be many people's horror film of the year. With breakout performances from Bill Sage (Boardwalk Emp...

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Banshee Chapter - Exclusive Clip
Posted in News, Wednesday 29th January 2014
Banshee Chapter CoverBanshee Chapter, the chilling, jump-out-of-your-seat horror from Executive Producer Zachary Quinto’s (Star Trek) Before the Door pictures has just been released onto DVD and VOD through 101 Films & Intense Distribution. To celebrate this they have given us an exclusive clip for you all to enjoy which can be seen below. A young journalist (Katia Winter) with an ap...

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Film4 FrightFest Glasgow 2014 - Films Announced
Posted in News, Tuesday 21st January 2014
Glasgow-14-poster-Version-4From Thursday February 27th to Sunday March 2nd, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy festival returns to its second home at the Glasgow Film Festival for the 9th year with an impressive slate of the hottest new horror films. Welcome to a long weekend of wonderful weirdness as Film4 FrightFest Glasgow enters a world of, gritty serial killers, stark ...

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V-Wars - Coming Soon
Posted in News, Sunday 19th January 2014
VWars CoverHot off the success of the shared-world vampire prose anthology, V-Wars, IDW and New York Times best-selling and multiple Bram Stoker award-winning horror author, Jonathan Maberry conspire once again to continue the battle that rages between humans and vampires in the all-new ongoing comic book series coming this May. V-Wars is set in a world transformed by a global pandemic caused by a millennia...

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Brand New Freesat App Has Launched
Posted in Features, Friday 17th January 2014
Freesat ImageThe new Freesat App has launched and is available for download from the App Store so you’ll never miss another episode of your favourite CBS Drama soap or CBS Action movie or CBS Reality expose or Horror Channel must-see-shocker! The App is a free TV guide for anyone watching TV for free. It allows users to plan ahead and get great recommendations of what to watch on TV and On Demand w...

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The Woman in Black: Angel of Death - Book And Digital Audible Coming Soon
Posted in News, Wednesday 15th January 2014
The Woman In Black Audiobook coverThe Woman in Black: Angel of Death by Martyn Waites is the fully authorised chilling sequel to Susan Hill's bestselling ghost-story, The Woman in Black which was released in 2012 as a film featuring Daniel Radcliffe. This is the book the follow-up film starring Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Phoebe Fox will be based on. Autumn 19...

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Bournemouth Horror Event - Cinema Surgery!
Posted in News, Wednesday 15th January 2014
cinema surgery poster bournemouth jan 19thSpace Monsters Magazine would like to invite you to join them and many others at a cool horror event in Bournemouth on Sunday 19th January - Cinema Surgery! From 10am to 4pm there will be a movie and TV Memorabilia Fair with stands selling videos, DVDs, books, magazines, posters, stills, clothing and muc...

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Horror Channel Revives Hammer Double-Bills For Saturday Nights
Posted in Features, Wednesday 15th January 2014
Dracula Prince Of DarknessVampire vixens, creepy castles, mouldy mummies, satanic sadists and Lee and Cushing on top show. Yes, its Hammer heaven as the UK’s number one TV destination for all things Horror presents a Hammer Double-Feature Season, which broadcasts from Saturday February 1st till February 22nd from 9.00pm. Here's the full line-up: February 1st – Dracula: Pri...

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Coming Soon From Titan Books: Alien – Out Of The Shadows
Posted in News, Monday 13th January 2014
Alien Book CoverAlien – Out Of The Shadows by Tim Lebbon, the New York Times bestselling author of the movie novelization of 30 Days Of Night, will be released by Titan Books on January 31st. This is the first novel in the all-new trilogy, bringing fresh, bone-chilling levels of suspense to the world famous franchise, full of dramatic twists and never-before-revealed secrets… The massively ac...

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The Conjuring – Blu-ray Review
Posted in Reviews, Sunday 12th January 2014
The Conjuring Blu-ray CoverThe Conjuring – Blu-ray Review Warner Home Video Certificate 15 Extras: The Conjuring: Face To Face With Terror, A Life In Demonology, Scaring the “@$*%” Out Of You featurettes. Of all the horror movies to hit the big screen in 2013 one really did deliver on all levels. James Wan’s The Conjuring is a smart, inventive and traditional feeli...

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The Conjuring – Blu-ray Review
Posted in Reviews, Sunday 12th January 2014
The Conjuring Blu-ray CoverThe Conjuring – Blu-ray Review Warner Home Video Certificate 15 Extras: The Conjuring: Face To Face With Terror, A Life In Demonology, Scaring the “@$*%” Out Of You featurettes. Of all the horror movies to hit the big screen in 2013 one really did deliver on all levels. James Wan’s The Conjuring is a smart, inventive and traditional feeli...

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History Of The Slasher Movie (In Lego) Thanks To You’re Next!
Posted in News, Sunday 12th January 2014
Youre Next Bluray CoverThe superb slasher movie You're Next hits DVD and Blu-ray on Monday, so the PR behind the movie had custom Lego figures of iconic horror characters made which includes Freddy Krueger, Norman Bates and Ghostface! See the image below. You’re Next was one of the most talked about horror films of 2013 from the new and critically acclaimed horror talent behind VHS...

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Wytches - New From Image Comics
Posted in News, Friday 10th January 2014
WytchesScott Snyder (Batman, Superman Unchained, Severed) and Jock (Batman, Wolverine, Snapshot) will team up for a new, ongoing horror series called Wytches. Everything you thought you knew about witches is wrong. They are much darker, and they are much more horrifying. Wytches takes the mythology of witches to a far creepier, bone-chilling place than readers have dared venture before. “I like taking classic mo...

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IDW To Publish Horror Anthology In The Dark
Posted in News, Thursday 9th January 2014
In The Dark coverThe terror tome that has all the horror hounds frothing, In The Dark, is poised to make its debut this April! Featuring top writers and artists from the comic-book industry, In The Dark contains over 20 all-new, original horror stories that you’ll want to read with the lights on. In The Dark launched as a Kickstarter project put together by Anathema scribe Rachel Deering last ...

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Scream Magazine - Issue 23 Details
Posted in News, Wednesday 8th January 2014
Scream Issue 23Scream Magazine has just revealed their upcoming March front cover art! This issue sees the full colour bi-monthly UK horror glossy interview chat to Adam Green about his latest gorefest Hatchet 3, take a look back at Hammer's 1958 Dracula, interview George A Romero and Dario Argento from the London BFI, speak with Leigh Whannel about the Insidious movie franchise, go on set for the ...

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Space Monsters Magazine - Issue 3 Info
Posted in News, Tuesday 7th January 2014
Space Monsters 3 alternate cover smaller imageSpace Monsters Magazine issue 3 is now on sale and comes with two, yes two covers! But unlike some other magazines, readers do not have to buy two copies to enjoy both covers. Woody Welch's beautiful "Bride of Frankenstein in Outer Space" painting is on the front then just flip the magazine ove...

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Interview With Award-Winning Author And Playwright James Goss
Posted in Interviews, Sunday 5th January 2014
James GossRespected author, playwright and producer James Goss has written some of the best pieces of fiction of recent times, including official tie-ins for Doctor Who and Torchwood. His latest work for the stage, The Gentlemen Of Horror is a play based on the relationship between Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee which can be seen at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden on January 13th. Here he chats about this ac...

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Film4 FrightFest And 4Digital Media To Co-Host The UK Premiere Of Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 5th January 2014
Iron SKY DCFilm 4 FrightFest and 4Digital Media are delighted to announce the UK premiere of Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut. Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut - featuring an additional twenty minutes of never seen before footage, will screen with Director Timo Vuorensola and Producer Tero Kaukomaa in attendance at a special one off event at the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square on Saturday 1st February 2014 at 6.00...

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Film4 FrightFest And 4Digital Media To Co-Host The UK Premiere Of Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut
Posted in Frightfest, News, Sunday 5th January 2014
Iron SKY DCFilm 4 FrightFest and 4Digital Media are delighted to announce the UK premiere of Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut. Iron Sky: Dictator's Cut - featuring an additional twenty minutes of never seen before footage, will screen with Director Timo Vuorensola and Producer Tero Kaukomaa in attendance at a special one off event at the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square on Saturday 1st February 2014 at 6.00...

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Paranormal Xperience 3D - Coming Soon
Posted in News, Sunday 5th January 2014
Paranormal Xperience 3D CoverParanormal Xperience 3D is the new brutal, gory and visceral horror from the Producers of The Orphanage and Julia’s Eyes and comes to DVD and 3D Blu-ray on 24th February. Directed by Sergi Vizcaino the film follows a group of friends, led by the gorgeous Angela, as they investigate the existence of the paranormal by venturing to a dangerou...

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