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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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Horror's Top 10 Films of 2017
Posted in Features, Thursday 21st December 2017
It's been quite the year for horror. From home invasions to adult nappies and right through to cannibalism and dancing clowns, the genre has seen a slew of critical and commercial success over the calendar year. But which were our favourites? Below, take a look at Horror's favourite films of 2017. We couldn't bare to rank the excellencies, so we settled for alphabetical order. So kicking off with A, we have: Attack of t...

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FrightFest and Glasgow Film Festival send out challenge to aspiring Scottish filmmakers
Posted in Frightfest, News, Wednesday 20th December 2017
FrightFest, in association with Glasgow Film Festival, are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative to discover the next wave of emerging Scottish talent. FrightFest has always championed new film-makers since its inception in 2000. Now, for the very first time they are encouraging talent to rise to the challenge of creating an entertaining film within just 90 seconds. The winning shorts will be screened both ...

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FrightFest and Glasgow Film Festival send out challenge to aspiring Scottish filmmakers
Posted in Frightfest, News, Wednesday 20th December 2017
FrightFest, in association with Glasgow Film Festival, are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative to discover the next wave of emerging Scottish talent. FrightFest has always championed new film-makers since its inception in 2000. Now, for the very first time they are encouraging talent to rise to the challenge of creating an entertaining film within just 90 seconds. The winning shorts will be screened both ...

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Elvis Returns in Bubba Ho-Tep and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers
Posted in News, Wednesday 20th December 2017
Hail to the King, baby! Prior to the events of the original Bubba Ho-Tep cult story, Elvis was enlisted by President Nixon to defeat an alien threat unlike anything he's faced before. IDW and award-winning writer Joe R. Lansdale present Bubba Ho-Tep and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers! "Bubba Ho-Tep was an accidental story that turned out to be my first film adaptation, and it's still going strong in story and film," said Lansdale. "...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Wes Craven Season welcomes in 2018 on Horror
Posted in Features, Friday 15th December 2017
Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a Wes Craven Season as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director's career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers will be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller My Soul To Take, his macabre masterpiece The Serpent And The Rainbow, his diabolically electrifying Shocker and...

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Interview with Ruth Platt, director of The Lesson
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 6th December 2017
On the eve of Horror Channel's network premiere screening of The Lesson, director Ruth Platt talks about the decision to quit RADA, why her film isn't 'torture porn' and what the future holds. The Lesson received its World Premiere at FrightFest. How did you react when it was chosen? And what was the experience like? RP: I was really excited when I found out we'd been picked - we got a call from the team, and they...

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Interview with Ruth Platt, director of The Lesson
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 6th December 2017
On the eve of Horror Channel's network premiere screening of The Lesson, director Ruth Platt talks about the decision to quit RADA, why her film isn't 'torture porn' and what the future holds. The Lesson received its World Premiere at FrightFest. How did you react when it was chosen? And what was the experience like? RP: I was really excited when I found out we'd been picked - we got a call from the team, and they...

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Interview with Ruth Platt, director of The Lesson
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 6th December 2017
On the eve of Horror Channel's network premiere screening of The Lesson, director Ruth Platt talks about the decision to quit RADA, why her film isn't 'torture porn' and what the future holds. The Lesson received its World Premiere at FrightFest. How did you react when it was chosen? And what was the experience like? RP: I was really excited when I found out we'd been picked - we got a call from the team, and they...

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Bloody British Season comes to a climax with The Descent!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd November 2017
There's a lot we've got to be proud of here in Blighty. James Bond, Monty Python, David Bowie, and of course a healthy appetite for all things Horror, so over the past few Saturdays in November we've been enjoying our Bloody British Season which comes to its nerve-wracking climax this weekend! The early noughties saw a resurgence in all areas of pop culture in the UK, and Horror was no different, with a slew of e...

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Bloody British Season comes to a climax with The Descent!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd November 2017
There's a lot we've got to be proud of here in Blighty. James Bond, Monty Python, David Bowie, and of course a healthy appetite for all things Horror, so over the past few Saturdays in November we've been enjoying our Bloody British Season which comes to its nerve-wracking climax this weekend! The early noughties saw a resurgence in all areas of pop culture in the UK, and Horror was no different, with a slew of e...

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Bloody British Season comes to a climax with The Descent!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd November 2017
There's a lot we've got to be proud of here in Blighty. James Bond, Monty Python, David Bowie, and of course a healthy appetite for all things Horror, so over the past few Saturdays in November we've been enjoying our Bloody British Season which comes to its nerve-wracking climax this weekend! The early noughties saw a resurgence in all areas of pop culture in the UK, and Horror was no different, with a slew of e...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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The Evil In Us and P2 receive their UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in December
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Christmas nightmares come early on Horror Channel, as the UK's primary TV destination for genre fans serves up the UK TV premieres of Jason William Lee's slick and stylish modern take on the zombie virus, The Evil In Us and Frank Khalfoun's boundary-pushing crime slasher P2, starring Wes Bentley. There are also network premieres for Adam Egypt Mortimer's deeply-cutting supernatural revenge chiller Some Kind Of Hate...

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Booth's Blog: Enter the world of Silent Hill
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 17th November 2017
I am genuinely so excited about the network premiere I'm about to talk about. It's a film that the critics enjoyed panning, but the fans loved. My recent Twitter-bate confirmed there's a lot of underground love for this strange, dark film. It started out as a grimy, pixelated survival horror game by Konami on the PS1 back in 1999, and it was revolutionary for being the first computer game experience that was genuinely psychol...

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Booth's Blog: Enter the world of Silent Hill
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 17th November 2017
I am genuinely so excited about the network premiere I'm about to talk about. It's a film that the critics enjoyed panning, but the fans loved. My recent Twitter-bate confirmed there's a lot of underground love for this strange, dark film. It started out as a grimy, pixelated survival horror game by Konami on the PS1 back in 1999, and it was revolutionary for being the first computer game experience that was genuinely psychol...

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More titles added to the Hammer Film Collection
Posted in News, Thursday 16th November 2017
In 1957, Hammer's first ever horror film in colour was released: The Curse of Frankenstein. Its huge success spawned many more Hammer Horror films and the studio's domination of the horror genre, which was to last for a decade and a half. So 60 years on, to commemorate this anniversary, Studiocanal and Park Circus, in conjunction with FrightFest, Scalarama and more tbc, are releasing brand new res...

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Lost Doctor Who story to be released by BBC Books
Posted in News, Thursday 16th November 2017
Intergalactic war? That's just not cricket... or is it? Doctor Who And The Kirkkitmen is a novel based on a recently discovered treatment and extensive notes found in the Douglas Adams archive in Cambridge. A truly 'lost' adventure and with legendary status among fans, this is a work by The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author that no-one has ever read... The Doctor promised Romana the end of the universe, so she's less th...

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Interview with John Shackleton director of Panic Button
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 15th November 2017
As social media horror feature Panic Button gets a remastered DVD and Download release, writer and producer John Shackleton reflects on the film's inspirational journey. To start at the beginning, what was the genesis or the seed of the idea for Panic Button? JS: The model of how to make a film actually came before the concept. I'd made a short film with a group of trainees using a bunch of self-imposed restri...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: A movie event with bite...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 7th November 2017
There is something incredibly primal about our fear of sharks. Just one look at the Great White Shark's gargantuan mouth peppered with oversized teeth designed to tear you in half and you can feel the fear pervade your entire body. We have always known about this supreme killer of the seas, but it was not until 1975 when Jaws was released unto an unsuspecting audience that the 'hysteria' surrounding the Great White Shark was born. J...

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Booth's Blog: Keira Knightley digs deep in Bloody British Season
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 3rd November 2017
Britain has been put through the ringer over the past couple of years. However, we at Horror Channel are here to remind you all of our proud horror heritage this November, so Keep Calm and Carry On with November's Bloody British Season! The early 2000s marked an exciting change in Britain within politics, fashion, music and indeed film. Everyone wanted a slice of Cool Britannia, the hub of all things fresh, edgy and zeit...

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Booth's Blog: Keira Knightley digs deep in Bloody British Season
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 3rd November 2017
Britain has been put through the ringer over the past couple of years. However, we at Horror Channel are here to remind you all of our proud horror heritage this November, so Keep Calm and Carry On with November's Bloody British Season! The early 2000s marked an exciting change in Britain within politics, fashion, music and indeed film. Everyone wanted a slice of Cool Britannia, the hub of all things fresh, edgy and zeit...

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Booth's Blog: Keira Knightley digs deep in Bloody British Season
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 3rd November 2017
Britain has been put through the ringer over the past couple of years. However, we at Horror Channel are here to remind you all of our proud horror heritage this November, so Keep Calm and Carry On with November's Bloody British Season! The early 2000s marked an exciting change in Britain within politics, fashion, music and indeed film. Everyone wanted a slice of Cool Britannia, the hub of all things fresh, edgy and zeit...

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Booth's Blog: Keira Knightley digs deep in Bloody British Season
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 3rd November 2017
Britain has been put through the ringer over the past couple of years. However, we at Horror Channel are here to remind you all of our proud horror heritage this November, so Keep Calm and Carry On with November's Bloody British Season! The early 2000s marked an exciting change in Britain within politics, fashion, music and indeed film. Everyone wanted a slice of Cool Britannia, the hub of all things fresh, edgy and zeit...

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Booth's Blog: Keira Knightley digs deep in Bloody British Season
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 3rd November 2017
Britain has been put through the ringer over the past couple of years. However, we at Horror Channel are here to remind you all of our proud horror heritage this November, so Keep Calm and Carry On with November's Bloody British Season! The early 2000s marked an exciting change in Britain within politics, fashion, music and indeed film. Everyone wanted a slice of Cool Britannia, the hub of all things fresh, edgy and zeit...

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Zombie Spring Breakers (aka Ibiza Undead) gets US release today!
Posted in News, Thursday 2nd November 2017
Marcia Do Vales, who, as Maria, kick-asses her way through Brit zomcom Ibiza Undead, will represent the film at its LA premiere on Thursday 2 November, which is hosted by US Film Studio and Distributor, The Asylum. The film will play in 76 Cinemark Theatres on November 2nd. Now called Zombie Spring Breakers, Brazilian-born Marcia do Vales, who is about to shoot the leading role in supernatural thrille...

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Its time to bring in the trash, Street Trash in fact!
Posted in News, Wednesday 1st November 2017
88 Films has opened the Vaults to unleash a frequently far-too-forgotten gem from the VHS shelves - Street Trash! Never gaining quite the love-fest that its most comparable colleagues such as Peter Jackson's Bad Taste (1987) and Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead II (1987) achieved; fright-fans of the Fangoria generation have nevertheless continued to argue that Street Trash more than deserves its place at the top of the pantheon of late ei...

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Would you dare go 47 Metres Down?
Posted in News, Tuesday 31st October 2017
It's time to get back into the water... Mandy Moore, Claire Holt and Matthew Modine star in the tense and terrifying 47 Metres Down. Out to download and own on DVD this November. Sisters Lisa (Moore) and Kate (Holt) become trapped at the bottom of the ocean as a shark diving expedition led by Captain Taylor (Modine) goes horribly wrong. When the cable attaching the cage plummets 47 metres to the seabed, the terrified s...

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New from Devil's Advocates, The Shining
Posted in News, Monday 30th October 2017
It's one of Stanley Kubrick's most talked about movies and now its getting the Devil's Advocates treatment, The Shining is the latest in their line of essential titles. Despite being met with critical bafflement on its release, and some hostility from author Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick's adaption of The Shining (1980) today stands as a landmark in horror cinema. Taking a fresh look at this most analysed of films, Laura M...

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Arrow Video have some Argento treats for 2018
Posted in News, Monday 30th October 2017
Arrow Video are starting 2018 the way they mean to go on - with a batch of quality new, and classic, releases that you won't want to miss, including a double dose of giallo from Italian maestro Dario Argento, and an outstanding Aussie thriller. First off, Dario Argento's devilishly good 1971 horror mystery Cat O' Nine Tails gets a superb limited edition 4K restoration. Starring James Franciscus (City On Fire) and Karl Malden...

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Interview with Damien Leone director of Terrifier
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 28th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Terrifier at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event today, director Damien Leone talks about the 'Art' of extreme clowning, his debt to Tom Savini and a terrifying Halloween experience... Art, The Clown initially appeared in your 2008 short The 9th Circle, then the 2011 award-winning short Terrifier and in your first feature All Hallow's Eve. What made you decide to give him a fourth outing...

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Interview with Damien Leone director of Terrifier
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Saturday 28th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Terrifier at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event today, director Damien Leone talks about the 'Art' of extreme clowning, his debt to Tom Savini and a terrifying Halloween experience... Art, The Clown initially appeared in your 2008 short The 9th Circle, then the 2011 award-winning short Terrifier and in your first feature All Hallow's Eve. What made you decide to give him a fourth outing...

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Interview with Mathieu Turi director of Hostile
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Wednesday 25th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his debut feature Hostile at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Mathieu Turi shares his admiration for Tarantino, describes the challenges of filming in three continents and reveals his 'magic hour'. You were born in Cannes so you grew up with film all around? When did you know for sure you wanted to direct? MT: I think it's always been there. As a child...

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Interview with Mathieu Turi director of Hostile
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Wednesday 25th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his debut feature Hostile at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Mathieu Turi shares his admiration for Tarantino, describes the challenges of filming in three continents and reveals his 'magic hour'. You were born in Cannes so you grew up with film all around? When did you know for sure you wanted to direct? MT: I think it's always been there. As a child...

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Booth's Blog: Horror heads south this weekend
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 24th October 2017
This week I talk about an unusual UK TV premiere on Horror Channel; a film that plays more like a nightmarish experience than a traditional horror movie. The anthology horror as most of us know has a solid history in the genre popularised back in the '60s and '70s by Amicus Productions with such titles as Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), Tales from the Crypt (1972), Asylum (1972), and The Vault of Horror (1973). Creepsh...

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Booth's Blog: Horror heads south this weekend
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 24th October 2017
This week I talk about an unusual UK TV premiere on Horror Channel; a film that plays more like a nightmarish experience than a traditional horror movie. The anthology horror as most of us know has a solid history in the genre popularised back in the '60s and '70s by Amicus Productions with such titles as Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), Tales from the Crypt (1972), Asylum (1972), and The Vault of Horror (1973). Creepsh...

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Booth's Blog: Horror heads south this weekend
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 24th October 2017
This week I talk about an unusual UK TV premiere on Horror Channel; a film that plays more like a nightmarish experience than a traditional horror movie. The anthology horror as most of us know has a solid history in the genre popularised back in the '60s and '70s by Amicus Productions with such titles as Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965), Tales from the Crypt (1972), Asylum (1972), and The Vault of Horror (1973). Creepsh...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Horror Channel devotes November to Bloody Brits and rampaging sharks!
Posted in Features, Thursday 19th October 2017
November on Horror Channel has a distinctive cutting-edge with a Saturday night prime-time Bloody British Season, celebrating the new wave of British horror movies that reinvigorated the UK horror industry in the early 2000s. There are 9pm network premieres for Neil Marshall's sensational werewolf debut feature Dog Soldiers (2002) (Saturday 11th), his monstrous all-female star cast follow-up The Descent (2005) (Saturday 2...

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Uncut edition of Toolbox Murders coming from 88 Films
Posted in News, Wednesday 18th October 2017
Originally banned in the UK, 88 Films give new life to Toolbox Murders, the frequently-censored shocker which makes its UK debut uncut for the very first time and from a new 4k scan exclusive to 88 Films! Unbelievably it has taken until now, almost 40 years since its release, for Toolbox Murders to be considered safe for British viewers. Prior to these groundbreaking times, the film was most famed for driving the BBFC bonker...

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New from Devil's Advocates, Ju-on: The Grudge
Posted in News, Wednesday 18th October 2017
Takashi Shimizu's Ju-on franchise was key to the rise of contemporary Japanese horror and its international popularity at the turn of the millennium. The first release of Ju-on/The Grudge in 2002 spawned the decade's thematic interest in supernatural technology and the fear of contagions while skilfully navigating domestic social concerns, such as Japan's growing elderly population and domestic violence. This Devil's ...

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Booth's Blog: Celebrate Valentine's Day this weekend!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 17th October 2017
Back in the '70s and early '80s, 'holiday slashers' were all the rage and creaming it big at the box office. Black Christmas in 1974, Halloween in '78, Christmas Evil in 1980 and Silent Night, Deadly Night in '84. The producers of this week's infamous slasher wanted to pop a celebratory balloon and needed a public holiday not yet seen in a horror. As the Easter Bunny isn't usually considered terrifying, they instead se...

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Booth's Blog: Celebrate Valentine's Day this weekend!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 17th October 2017
Back in the '70s and early '80s, 'holiday slashers' were all the rage and creaming it big at the box office. Black Christmas in 1974, Halloween in '78, Christmas Evil in 1980 and Silent Night, Deadly Night in '84. The producers of this week's infamous slasher wanted to pop a celebratory balloon and needed a public holiday not yet seen in a horror. As the Easter Bunny isn't usually considered terrifying, they instead se...

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Interview with Marko Makilaakso director of It Came From The Desert
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Tuesday 17th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film It Came From The Desert at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Marko Makilaakso shares his admiration for Roger Corman, love of B-Movies, spoofing and overcoming homeland obstacles. It Came From The Desert is inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game, which in turn was motivated by the giant creature feature craze infesting 1950s Hollywood. What was the main i...

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Interview with Marko Makilaakso director of It Came From The Desert
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Tuesday 17th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film It Came From The Desert at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Marko Makilaakso shares his admiration for Roger Corman, love of B-Movies, spoofing and overcoming homeland obstacles. It Came From The Desert is inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game, which in turn was motivated by the giant creature feature craze infesting 1950s Hollywood. What was the main i...

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Doorways to premiere at Leeds Film Festival 2017
Posted in News, Thursday 12th October 2017
A macabre drama which depicts the psychological paranoia of being homeless will have its world premiere at this year's Leeds Film Festival. Doorways - written and co-produced by comic-book writer Ed Murphy, follows a newly-evicted young girl who hooks up with a down-and-out veteran who believes his street colleagues are being abducted from the city's sidewalks by a hostile entity. The short film was shot on location i...

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Interview with Can Evrenol director of Housewife
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Thursday 12th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Housewife at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Can Evrenol tells us why film is a 'pervert's art' shares his feelings for Fulci and reveals his contribution to Horror anthology, The Field Guide To Evil. Was it important to make your follow-up film to Baskin in the English language? CE: I wanted to make the film available for a wider audience and to test mys...

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Interview with Can Evrenol director of Housewife
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Thursday 12th October 2017
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Housewife at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Can Evrenol tells us why film is a 'pervert's art' shares his feelings for Fulci and reveals his contribution to Horror anthology, The Field Guide To Evil. Was it important to make your follow-up film to Baskin in the English language? CE: I wanted to make the film available for a wider audience and to test mys...

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Booth's Blog: We dare you to take another Wrong Turn
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th October 2017
You only need to be in one place on Friday the 13th, and that's here on Horror, where all things unlucky come to life in the most horrifying of ways! This week we're upping the fun quota with the last installment of one of the most popular cannibal franchises of recent years. It started in 2003 with Wrong Turn and the creation of those three memorable brothers; One Eye, Three Finger and Saw Tooth. What a gene pool that fami...

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Booth's Blog: We dare you to take another Wrong Turn
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th October 2017
You only need to be in one place on Friday the 13th, and that's here on Horror, where all things unlucky come to life in the most horrifying of ways! This week we're upping the fun quota with the last installment of one of the most popular cannibal franchises of recent years. It started in 2003 with Wrong Turn and the creation of those three memorable brothers; One Eye, Three Finger and Saw Tooth. What a gene pool that fami...

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Booth's Blog: We dare you to take another Wrong Turn
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th October 2017
You only need to be in one place on Friday the 13th, and that's here on Horror, where all things unlucky come to life in the most horrifying of ways! This week we're upping the fun quota with the last installment of one of the most popular cannibal franchises of recent years. It started in 2003 with Wrong Turn and the creation of those three memorable brothers; One Eye, Three Finger and Saw Tooth. What a gene pool that fami...

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Borley Rectory will open its doors at Grimmfest
Posted in News, Wednesday 4th October 2017
From the House On The Borderlands, to the Witch House, from Hill House to Belasco House, hostile, haunted, or demon-possessed real estate is one of the longest-established tropes in horror fiction, and one which very quickly established itself in cinema, too. Indeed, haunted houses appear in some of the very earliest films. The cynical explanation would be that a single, creepy location is always an effective backdrop for...

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Interview with Dominic Bridges, director of Freehold
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 4th October 2017
One of the stand out movies from Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 was the psychological chiller, Freehold. Dark and at times truly unnerving, the film caused quite a stir and will be released onto DVD on October 9th. Here the film's director Dominic Bridges talking about this superb debut. HC: Where did the idea for Freehold come from? DB: Based on personal experience my wife and I suffered a miscarriage whilst tryin...

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Booth's Blog: Horror celebrates the King in October
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Stephen King fever is everywhere right now, and with the icon turning 70 last month, it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime soon. This summer's IT reboot caused cinematic shock waves on a global scale, and the recent Gerald's Game is being touted as one of the must-see horrors of the year by the critics. Let's be honest; the King movie adaptation has always been fraught with controversy, from both fans, critics, a...

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Booth's Blog: Horror celebrates the King in October
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Stephen King fever is everywhere right now, and with the icon turning 70 last month, it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime soon. This summer's IT reboot caused cinematic shock waves on a global scale, and the recent Gerald's Game is being touted as one of the must-see horrors of the year by the critics. Let's be honest; the King movie adaptation has always been fraught with controversy, from both fans, critics, a...

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Booth's Blog: Horror celebrates the King in October
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Stephen King fever is everywhere right now, and with the icon turning 70 last month, it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime soon. This summer's IT reboot caused cinematic shock waves on a global scale, and the recent Gerald's Game is being touted as one of the must-see horrors of the year by the critics. Let's be honest; the King movie adaptation has always been fraught with controversy, from both fans, critics, a...

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Booth's Blog: Horror celebrates the King in October
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Stephen King fever is everywhere right now, and with the icon turning 70 last month, it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime soon. This summer's IT reboot caused cinematic shock waves on a global scale, and the recent Gerald's Game is being touted as one of the must-see horrors of the year by the critics. Let's be honest; the King movie adaptation has always been fraught with controversy, from both fans, critics, a...

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Booth's Blog: Horror celebrates the King in October
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 4th October 2017
Stephen King fever is everywhere right now, and with the icon turning 70 last month, it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime soon. This summer's IT reboot caused cinematic shock waves on a global scale, and the recent Gerald's Game is being touted as one of the must-see horrors of the year by the critics. Let's be honest; the King movie adaptation has always been fraught with controversy, from both fans, critics, a...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel celebrates Stephen King's 70th year and goes Southbound this October.
Posted in Features, Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Works by Stephen King feature heavily this month on Horror Channel, which celebrates the icon's 70th year of one of horror's most prolific and popular authors. There are network premieres for his fearsome feline anthology Cat's Eye, starring James Woods and Drew Barrymore; his darkly weighty cautionary tale Stephen King's Thinner, directed by Tom Holland in his directorial debut; the science-fiction action hor...

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Horror Channel FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2017 event
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Thursday 28th September 2017
Horror Channel FrightFest Halloween 2017 unleashes seven choice shockers for the 7th annual West End Halloween chillorama - a wits-end wallow in all things gruesome, gory and glorious. This year, the all-day shocktoberfest is at the Empire Haymarket on Sat Oct 28, 2017 and embraces one world, one European and five UK premieres, spanning three continents. From the emotional making of a low-budget slasher to zombie nightm...

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Horror Channel FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2017 event
Posted in Features, Frightfest, Thursday 28th September 2017
Horror Channel FrightFest Halloween 2017 unleashes seven choice shockers for the 7th annual West End Halloween chillorama - a wits-end wallow in all things gruesome, gory and glorious. This year, the all-day shocktoberfest is at the Empire Haymarket on Sat Oct 28, 2017 and embraces one world, one European and five UK premieres, spanning three continents. From the emotional making of a low-budget slasher to zombie nightm...

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Grimmfest 2017: It's (Still) Grim(m) Up North!
Posted in News, Wednesday 27th September 2017
It was probably intended as an insult; a means of dismissing an entire region of the UK with a few words: "It's Grim Up North". But the Grimmfest team take a perverse pride in that notion. They adopted it as a brand from the start, and still wear it as a badge of honour. Because those overcast skies, and rainy, windswept moors conjured up the doomy Yorkshire Gothic of the Brontes; the harsh post-industrial cities and dour ...

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Grimmfest 2017: It's (Still) Grim(m) Up North!
Posted in News, Wednesday 27th September 2017
It was probably intended as an insult; a means of dismissing an entire region of the UK with a few words: "It's Grim Up North". But the Grimmfest team take a perverse pride in that notion. They adopted it as a brand from the start, and still wear it as a badge of honour. Because those overcast skies, and rainy, windswept moors conjured up the doomy Yorkshire Gothic of the Brontes; the harsh post-industrial cities and dour ...

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Interview with Damien Power, director of Killing Ground
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th September 2017
One of the best from Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 was a superior thriller, Killing Ground. This tension packed movie looked incredible on the big screen so we decided to chat to its director, Damien Power. HC: Did Killing Ground take a long time to write and did it change as you progressed? DP: It took eleven years from the germ of the idea to stepping onto location to start shooting. Luckily I wasn't working...

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Interview with Damien Power, director of Killing Ground
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 25th September 2017
One of the best from Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 was a superior thriller, Killing Ground. This tension packed movie looked incredible on the big screen so we decided to chat to its director, Damien Power. HC: Did Killing Ground take a long time to write and did it change as you progressed? DP: It took eleven years from the germ of the idea to stepping onto location to start shooting. Luckily I wasn't working...

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Booth's Blog: A pre-Matrix Keanu comes to Horror...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 22nd September 2017
Back in 1995, the year 2021 seemed thankfully such a long way off. As the millennium dawned ever closer and prophecies of doom and demise were thrown around we reacted the only way we know how. With movies! The 90's saw a slew of paranoia fueled films exploring the increasing interfacing of humans with information technology, as for the first time in history the internet came to define and control our lives....

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Booth's Blog: A pre-Matrix Keanu comes to Horror...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 22nd September 2017
Back in 1995, the year 2021 seemed thankfully such a long way off. As the millennium dawned ever closer and prophecies of doom and demise were thrown around we reacted the only way we know how. With movies! The 90's saw a slew of paranoia fueled films exploring the increasing interfacing of humans with information technology, as for the first time in history the internet came to define and control our lives....

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Eight classic Doctor Who titles are coming to vinyl
Posted in News, Tuesday 19th September 2017
Silva Screen Records are set to release eight Doctor Who scores onto vinyl and have announced the first two titles which come from opposite ends of the classic series' original run, The Daleks and Survival. The Daleks was the second Doctor Who story and was originally broadcast in 1963 with music by Tristram Cary. Cary was a pioneer in the field of electronic music, and served as a wartime naval officer specialising in rad...

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The Incredible Shrinking Man has never looked so good!
Posted in News, Tuesday 19th September 2017
Based on the novel by the massively influential sci-fi and horror writer Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, The Martian Chronicles), with a script adapted by Matheson himself, and directed by Fifties sci-fi king Jack Arnold (Creature From The Black Lagoon), The Incredible Shrinking Man is rightly regarded as being one of the finest science-fiction films of all time, a critically-acclaimed smash hit that currentl...

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Voyeurism, violence and giallo vixens - Watch Me When I Kill arrives on UK Blu-ray October
Posted in News, Tuesday 19th September 2017
fans of the golden age of Italian gore could have predicted that a comparative obscurity such as Watch Me When I Kill (1977) might still be remembered forty years after its initial release. Yet it is a testament to this terror title's enduring images of perversion, plasma-spillage and potent murder-mystery hi-jinks that it is now remastered in a gorgeous new 4k HD scan by 88 Films and given the bells and whistles tr...

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This release should be called, "Now That's What I Call Italian Horror Music: Volume 1"!
Posted in News, Friday 15th September 2017
The golden era of Italian horror dated from the early 60's to the mid 80's. During that time directors such as Mario Bava, Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci, Antonio Margheriti, Umberto Lenzi, Joe D'Amato, Enzo. G. Castellari and more directed some of the most outrageous terror films ever. The cult following for their movies is at its height now in 2017. As well as depicting some of the most stylish and horrific on screen images...

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Booth's Blog: Big Ass Spiders and James Wan this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 12th September 2017
Sometimes a good title is all you need to know exactly what you're in for; Nude Nuns with Big Guns, Lesbian Vampire Killers and now Big Ass Spider! Doing exactly what is says on the tin, our network premiere on Friday rides the current Mega Shark wave of 'bigger is better', but before you roll your eyes at this one (as I did) this is one seriously fun romp from start to finish with a fast pace, great script and bril...

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Booth's Blog: Big Ass Spiders and James Wan this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 12th September 2017
Sometimes a good title is all you need to know exactly what you're in for; Nude Nuns with Big Guns, Lesbian Vampire Killers and now Big Ass Spider! Doing exactly what is says on the tin, our network premiere on Friday rides the current Mega Shark wave of 'bigger is better', but before you roll your eyes at this one (as I did) this is one seriously fun romp from start to finish with a fast pace, great script and bril...

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Booth's Blog: Big Ass Spiders and James Wan this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 12th September 2017
Sometimes a good title is all you need to know exactly what you're in for; Nude Nuns with Big Guns, Lesbian Vampire Killers and now Big Ass Spider! Doing exactly what is says on the tin, our network premiere on Friday rides the current Mega Shark wave of 'bigger is better', but before you roll your eyes at this one (as I did) this is one seriously fun romp from start to finish with a fast pace, great script and bril...

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Will you visit House On Sorority Row?
Posted in News, Monday 11th September 2017
88 Films is ready to unleash a certified teen-tormenting gem in the timeless terror title House On Sorority Row (1983). Remade as a Carrie Fisher-starring blockbuster in 2009 which was recntly shown on Horror, this original effort - about a dorm prank gone wrong and the terrible consequences - doubtlessly inspired such later revenge-flicks as I Know What You Did Last Summer. A trendsetting genre template, House On Sorority Row i...

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Will you visit House On Sorority Row?
Posted in News, Monday 11th September 2017
88 Films is ready to unleash a certified teen-tormenting gem in the timeless terror title House On Sorority Row (1983). Remade as a Carrie Fisher-starring blockbuster in 2009 which was recntly shown on Horror, this original effort - about a dorm prank gone wrong and the terrible consequences - doubtlessly inspired such later revenge-flicks as I Know What You Did Last Summer. A trendsetting genre template, House On Sorority Row i...

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U.K. exclusive poster for sadistic horror comedy Better Watch Out
Posted in News, Monday 11th September 2017
Universal Pictures have released the U.K. exclusive poster for the sadistic horror comedy Better Watch Out which will open in cinemas nationwide from 8th December. The sadistic horror comedy begins on a quiet suburban street during the holiday season, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasi...

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Attack of the Adult Babies to close Grimmfest 2017
Posted in News, Monday 11th September 2017
Grimmfest is delighted to welcome back their old friends Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell, with their utterly outrageous and all-too-timely cinematic shocker, Attack of the Adult Babies. A scabrous, scatological, splatter-satire, which skewers the British Nation's sexual hang ups and social divisions with puerile glee and savage abandon, it offers a grotesque and gobsmacking grand finale to this year's "WHAT THE HELL DID ...

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Attack of the Adult Babies to close Grimmfest 2017
Posted in News, Monday 11th September 2017
Grimmfest is delighted to welcome back their old friends Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell, with their utterly outrageous and all-too-timely cinematic shocker, Attack of the Adult Babies. A scabrous, scatological, splatter-satire, which skewers the British Nation's sexual hang ups and social divisions with puerile glee and savage abandon, it offers a grotesque and gobsmacking grand finale to this year's "WHAT THE HELL DID ...

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Annabelle: Creation - White vinyl release for soundtrack
Posted in News, Friday 8th September 2017
Following on from the worldwide success of 2014's Annabelle, which frightened the worldwide box office to a gross of $257m comes another chilling story of the possessed doll causing sinister havoc once more, Annabelle: Creation. Composer Benjamin Wallfisch is recognised as one of the leading lights of his generation, working with film-makers of the calibre of Steven Spielberg, Rupert Wyatt, Gore Verbinksi and Lar...

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Hellraiser - Back in cinemas on October 13th
Posted in News, Friday 8th September 2017
Audiences beware - Pinhead and his Cenobites are back! To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Clive Barker's iconic horror masterpiece Hellraiser, the terrifying and gloriously gruesome hit film, is re-released in cinemas on Friday 13th October and Steelbook on 30th October. A couple, Larry and Julia, move into an old house belonging to Larry's family, to make a fresh start. Exploring the dilapidated house, Julia discover a ...

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Hammer House of Horror will open its doors on Blu-ray soon
Posted in News, Thursday 7th September 2017
This star-studded anthology from Hammer Films presents thirteen unforgettable tales of spine-chilling terror. Reimagining classic Hammer themes in a contemporary British setting and signalling a new direction for the legendary film studio under the aegis of producer Roy Skeggs, Hammer House of Horror blends the supernatural with a very modern horror from hauntings and demonic possessions to sinister incarcerations and cannib...

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Dare you open Kim Newman's Video Dungeon?
Posted in News, Wednesday 6th September 2017
Video Dungeon is the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman's full reviews of the best and worst B movies, inspired by his legendary Empire column of the same name, which appears every month in the UK's largest film specialty magazine. With themed chapters covering new films and re-releases, from AfterDeath to Zombie Shark, from 1915's Les Vampires to 2016's The Shallows, over 500 of the cheapest...

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Don't Look Now - Soundtrack being released onto vinyl
Posted in News, Wednesday 6th September 2017
One of the greatest movies ever made and a firm favourite on Horror, Nicolas Roeg's 1973 horror film Don't Look Now still retains the power to shock 44 years after its release and over that time has established itself as a seminal work in that genre. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple mourning the death of their young daughter, clinging on to her memory through a meeting with a mysterious ps...

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Don't Look Now - Soundtrack being released onto vinyl
Posted in News, Wednesday 6th September 2017
One of the greatest movies ever made and a firm favourite on Horror, Nicolas Roeg's 1973 horror film Don't Look Now still retains the power to shock 44 years after its release and over that time has established itself as a seminal work in that genre. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple mourning the death of their young daughter, clinging on to her memory through a meeting with a mysterious ps...

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Brand new trailer for anticipated shocker, Habit
Posted in News, Wednesday 6th September 2017
Habit, the brand new movie from director Simion Halligan is set for its own festival success as this bloodthirsty feature film announces its first tranche of festival screenings for later this year. Habit has been selected for more than ten top genre film festivals including LUND FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL (Sweden), GRIMMFEST (Manchester UK), MAYHEM (Nottingham UK), CELLULOID SCREAMS (Sheffield, UK, Cant announce ...

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Close Encounters is being released in 4K!
Posted in News, Tuesday 5th September 2017
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the 40th anniversary of legendary director Steven Spielberg's epic adventure Close Encounters Of the Third Kind on October 9th with the new 4K restoration available on 2-disc 4K Ultra HD, a Limited Edition 3-disc 4K Ultra HD Light and Sound Gift Set, and in high-def on 2-disc remastered Blu-ray. A must-own for all true fans, the highly collectible Limited Edition Gif...

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Booth's Blog: It's Violence of the Lambs this Friday!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 5th September 2017
Phew! I am now fully recovered from five days of (on-screen) bloodshed at Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 which finished last week. It was my 11th year at the festival presenting for Horror Channel since first cutting my teeth as the Horror Channel host way back in 2007. During this memorable year there was a film that really stood out from the crowd - Black Sheep - which incidentally gets its network premiere on Horro...

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Booth's Blog: It's Violence of the Lambs this Friday!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 5th September 2017
Phew! I am now fully recovered from five days of (on-screen) bloodshed at Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 which finished last week. It was my 11th year at the festival presenting for Horror Channel since first cutting my teeth as the Horror Channel host way back in 2007. During this memorable year there was a film that really stood out from the crowd - Black Sheep - which incidentally gets its network premiere on Horro...

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Grimmfest 2017 - Here's everything you need to know!
Posted in News, Friday 1st September 2017
GRIMMFEST, Manchester's Festival of Horror, Cult and Fantastic Film is back; bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever before. The Festival screening venue might have changed hands in the last twelve months, but the unique spirit of Grimmfest refuses to be exorcised from the building. Before long, the Printworks will once again find itself under siege by blood-soaked hordes of horror enthusiasts and film freaks, as Te...

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FrightFest Day 5: Organs, pumpkins and emojis!
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 29th August 2017
The final day of Horror Channel FrightFest is usually the most anticipated especially towards the final movie of the event, more on that later. There was so much going on with what possibly be the strongest line up of the whole festival. Anyone with even just the passing interest in cinema couldn't have failed to have been impressed by Lowlife, the superb thriller from Ryan Prows. When a simple organ-harvesting caper goes awry,...

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Interview with Michael Boucherie writer and director of Where the Skin Lies
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 28th August 2017
More new talent seemed to be around at Horror Channel FrightFest this year and one of the stand out movies for me was Where The Skin Lies from Michael Boucherie. Here he chats about this emotional movie. HC: Did you know from a young age you wanted to be in the film-making business? MB: Going to the movies with my family is a favourite childhood memory. There was no cinema in our home town, so it always ...

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Interview with Michael Boucherie writer and director of Where the Skin Lies
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 28th August 2017
More new talent seemed to be around at Horror Channel FrightFest this year and one of the stand out movies for me was Where The Skin Lies from Michael Boucherie. Here he chats about this emotional movie. HC: Did you know from a young age you wanted to be in the film-making business? MB: Going to the movies with my family is a favourite childhood memory. There was no cinema in our home town, so it always ...

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FrightFest Day 4: No more camping holidays for me!
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 28th August 2017
Sunday is traditionally a more quiet day at Horror Channel FrightFest as the attendees gear up for a fourth day of cutting edge horror cinema. This wasn't the case as the event packed as much violence, blood, gore, tension, skin-crawling and gory programme of movies yet! Killing Ground, an Australian bushland nerve shredder is an exceptionally tight piece of work that tells a story retrospectively and then brings ever...

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FrightFest Day 3: It's time for a change
Posted in Frightfest, Sunday 27th August 2017
A day of premieres waited for us on day 3 of Horror Channel FrightFest. It was also the day of two incredibly inventive and most talked about movies of the whole event, Dominic Brunt's Attack of the Adult Babies and Adam Green's Victor Crowley. Over in the Discovery Screens attendees had the chance to watch a gripping, psychological thriller, Diane. This complex, emotional and satisfying piece concerns one man's desc...

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Interview with Sally Dexter, star of Attack of the Adult Babies
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 26th August 2017
Sally Dexter is one of the UK's most respected actresses. Her performances on stage and screen have lead to acclaimed and awards over the last few decades. Now, Sally is the star of Dominic Brunt's incredible film, Attack of the Adult Babies, so we chatted to her about this unique movie. HC: You've had an incredible career gaining huge acclaimed across both sides of the Atlantic, how did you get your first a...

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FrightFest Day 2: Witness the birth of a legend
Posted in Frightfest, Saturday 26th August 2017
Day two of Horror Channel FrightFest delivered some incredible pieces of cinema and even at times, it was educational! Freehold is an atmospheric and emotional piece of film. Its begins traditionally enough as a home invasion movie, but it transforms into something far more sensitive. Javier Botet is superb as the stranger in the home of a once happy couple. His bizarre chats to two pigeons (its original title) ...

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FrightFest: Day 1 was all about the doll!
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 25th August 2017
The Cineworld in Leicester Square looks amazing and with the Horror Channel name all over the place you can't fail to notice that something special is taking place. Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 kicked off with one of the busiest Media Wall events I've eve...

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Happy Horror Channel FrightFest Day!
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 24th August 2017
Yes folks, Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 is but hours away from beginning its 5 day celebration of all things horror. What can we expect from this, the 18th FrightFest? Well there's a coffin load of premieres for fans to enjoy, hundreds of special guests, the New Blood strand, Discovery Screens, Screen Genre Rising Star Award and, well, if we told you everything there wouldn't...

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Beware who you swipe for! Exclusive look at new poster and trailer for Bad Match
Posted in Frightfest, Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Beware who you swipe for! Bad Match is a darkly funny, yet disturbing look at modern dating, and the way people use the internet to inform - or dis-inform - their lives and is receiving its world premiere at FrightFest this weekend. Somewhat akin to a postmodern Fatal Attraction for the Tinder Generation. No one is who they seem, nothing plays out the way we think it will, and by the end, we'l...

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Victor Crowley Lives! Horror Channel FrightFest to screen Hatchet reboot
Posted in Frightfest, Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Following the slasher reboot's surprise debut at Hollywood's ArcLight Cinema, Horror Channel FrightFest has announced that its "Hatchet 10th Anniversary Celebration" is in fact the European premiere of Adam Green's Victor Crowley, the fourth film in the Hatchet series. Set a decade after the events of the series’ first three films, VICTOR CROWLEY reunites Hatchet mainstays Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th 7 - X's Jason Voo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Drag Me To Hell, Starry Eyes and Black Sheep amongst nine prime-time film premieres on Horror Channel in September
Posted in Features, Sunday 20th August 2017
Horror Channel has nine prime-time film premieres in September including the UK premiere of Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer's stunning contemporary occult tale of Hollywood ambition and possession, Starry Eyes. There are also network premieres for Sam Raimi's ferociously terrifying Drag Me To Hell, Eli Roth's splatter sensation Hostel, Mike Mendes' ultimate B-Movie experience Big Ass Spider, Jonathan King's zo...

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Annabelle: Creation - Soundtrack coming soon
Posted in News, Sunday 20th August 2017
Following on from the worldwide success of 2014's horror blockbuster Annabelle, a chilling story of a possessed vintage doll, comes a prequel Annabelle: Creation directed by David F. Sandberg (Annabelle, Lights Out) and written by Gary Dauberman (It, Annabelle, The Nun, Swamp Devil). Composer Benjamin Wallfisch is recognised as one of the top talents of his generation, working with world renowned film makers S...

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Booth's Blog: Folk Horror gets an urban makeover...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 16th August 2017
The term 'Folk Horror' has become widely used in Horror academia to describe usually British films that dabble in all things pagan and witchy. With a strong connection to our pagan routes, 'Folk Horror' was popularised by countless Hammer Horror and Tigon films in the '60s and '70s with The Witches (1966), Witchfinder General (1968), and The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971), although arguably the most iconic of the sub-gen...

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Booth's Blog: Folk Horror gets an urban makeover...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 16th August 2017
The term 'Folk Horror' has become widely used in Horror academia to describe usually British films that dabble in all things pagan and witchy. With a strong connection to our pagan routes, 'Folk Horror' was popularised by countless Hammer Horror and Tigon films in the '60s and '70s with The Witches (1966), Witchfinder General (1968), and The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971), although arguably the most iconic of the sub-gen...

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Interview with legendary actress Barbara Crampton
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Tuesday 15th August 2017
Ahead of her eagerly awaited presence at Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, genre icon, actress and producer Barbara Crampton talks exclusively about her latest film Replace, battling chronic fatigue syndrome and her passion for supporting new talent. Q: Replace raises questions about beauty, body image and growing older, issues that many feel plague the Hollywood movie industry. What is your view on this subject? ...

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Interview with legendary actress Barbara Crampton
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Tuesday 15th August 2017
Ahead of her eagerly awaited presence at Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, genre icon, actress and producer Barbara Crampton talks exclusively about her latest film Replace, battling chronic fatigue syndrome and her passion for supporting new talent. Q: Replace raises questions about beauty, body image and growing older, issues that many feel plague the Hollywood movie industry. What is your view on this subject? ...

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Exclusive: Brand new poster for superb thriller Freehold
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 15th August 2017
The feature debut from director Dom Bridges and written by Rae Brunton (the Outpost franchise), Freehold is a dark urban morality tale with an underlying streak of jet black comedy. Hussein, a wide-boy estate agent, doesn't realise he's sharing his apartment with a forgotten stranger, a master of concealment... until his malicious campaign of deranged sweet revenge starts to really hit home. A roof above our he...

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Booth's Blog: FrightFest season is here!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Monday 14th August 2017
It's that time again! I cannot believe it is nearly a year since I was presenting at FrightFest which moved to Shepherds Bush temporarily, but is now back at its true 'Dark Heart' the Cineworld and Prince Charles in Leicester Square and I am so excited to read about this years line up and returning FrightFest favourite guests Joe Lynch and Adam Green (cheeky boys those two!). For start...

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10 FrightFest flicks for 2017
Posted in Frightfest, Monday 14th August 2017
Heading to Horror Channel FrightFest 2017? Horror Channel Manager Stewart Bridle lists some of the fearful flicks to catch. Horror Channel FrightFest returns to London this August and has its usual abundance of riches for the genre film fan. Choosing what to watch can be a hard and painful process every year and I often want to clone myself just so I can enjoy it all. With such a fantastic line-up for 2017 the task se...

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Lucio Fulci's Touch Of Death coming to Blu-ray
Posted in News, Saturday 12th August 2017
88 Films will unleash Lucio Fulci's most macabre and underrated blood-operas, Touch Of Death (1988) on August 7th, the latest addition to their now legendary Italian Collection. Making its British bow in full HD, with a stunning new restoration for Blu-ray, Touch Of Death has been tragically underseen even though it rates right up there with Fulci's most fiendish splatter epics. Starring the iconic B-movie maverick...

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Coming to vinyl for the first time, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein.
Posted in News, Saturday 12th August 2017
Groove Vinyl Records has announced that they are to release (for the first time on vinyl) the classic original television show, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein. This cult classic of a series was originally broadcast in Canada on channel CHCH-TV way back in 1971 and starred Billy Van with guest appearances from the one and only Vincent Price and a collection of regular monsters! Containing gags, songs and eve...

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Graham Humphreys' stunning artwork for Horror Channel FrightFest 2017
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 8th August 2017
Horror Channel FrightFest is delighted to present Graham Humphreys' stunning artwork for this year's annual Bank Holiday event, the UK's largest celebration of genre cinema, taking place at Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema between Thursday August 24th and Monday August 28th. Celebrating a return to one of FrightFest's former homes (The Empire) and the revival of some...

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Creepshow 2 soundtrack is coming to vinyl.
Posted in News, Tuesday 8th August 2017
Waxwork Records is thrilled to announce the debut soundtrack release of Creepshow 2. The 1987 anthology horror film is a sequel to 1982's Creepshow, which was directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The film is once again based upon stories by Stephen King, and features three horror-segments, Old Chief Woodenhead, The Raft, and The Hitchhiker, with an animated-horror wrap around story. The score, co...

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Five new horror talents shortlisted for second FrightFest Screen Genre Rising Star Award
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 8th August 2017
Tom Paton, Dominic Bridges, Joanne Mitchell, Matthew Holness and Danny Morgan have all been nominated for the second Screen International Genre Rising Star Award, in association with Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 which runs this August from the 24th till 28th. The award was established with in 2016 to celebrate the work of emerging UK genre talent, with the first recipient being Prevenge director Alic...

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Five new horror talents shortlisted for second FrightFest Screen Genre Rising Star Award
Posted in Frightfest, Tuesday 8th August 2017
Tom Paton, Dominic Bridges, Joanne Mitchell, Matthew Holness and Danny Morgan have all been nominated for the second Screen International Genre Rising Star Award, in association with Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 which runs this August from the 24th till 28th. The award was established with in 2016 to celebrate the work of emerging UK genre talent, with the first recipient being Prevenge director Alic...

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Film Highlights for August: Frightfest Season
Posted in Features, Monday 31st July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank Holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites. The channel will air the following six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyams's beastly X MOOR; David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare CHERRY TREE starring Anna Walton; Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller HANGMAN; Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shock...

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Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 Trailer and Guest line-up
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 28th July 2017
It's been five years since Don Mancini and Fiona Dourif raised the Empire roof with CURSE OF CHUCKY and this year they are joined by the irrepressible Jennifer Tilly for the opening World Premiere of CULT OF CHUCKY. Attending five years after his previous appearance will be the one and only Kane Hodder, Together with director Derek Dennis Herbert, Kane will be launching his remarkably honest and moving documentary TO HELL AND...

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Booth's Blog: Open House
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 28th July 2017
Don't open your door to Tricia Helfer...! Oh yes, any "Battlestar Galactica" fans out there will be seeing our Tricia in a very different light this Saturday night on Horror when she swaps her sexy Cylon 'Number Six' look for that of a psychosexual killer in the network premiere of Open House. Seen as one of the sexiest women in sci-fi, she definitely indulges her darker side in this home invasion horror where quite a few...

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The games are going to begin again. NSFW trailer for Jigsaw
Posted in News, Friday 21st July 2017
One of the highest grossing Horror franchises of all time is back, taking the Jigsaw killer's signature brand of twisted scenarios to the next level. Jigsaw, which is released into cinemas October 27th stars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Cle Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, Mandela Van Peebles, Paul Braunstein, Brittany Allen and Josiah Black. This latest installment has been directed by The Sp...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Booth's Blog: Get obsessed and possessed on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 20th July 2017
As many of you are no doubt aware, one of Europe's biggest horror film festivals, Horror Channel FrightFest, descends upon London's Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For 5 days, every fear, phobia and nightmare is dissected in new and horrifying ways in a festival that handpicks the very best in global horror, both big and low budget - high and low brow! It's a...

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Brand new one-sheet poster for IT
Posted in News, Thursday 20th July 2017
Warner Bros. has released a new one sheet for IT, based on the novel by Stephen King, and coming to cinemas 8th September ahead of Comic Con San Diego 2017. New Line Cinema's horror thriller IT, directed by Andres Muschietti (Mama), and one of the most anticipated movies of the year. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with th...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Horror Channel celebrates FrightFest's 18th year with a monstrous slate including UK premieres Deathgasm and The Green Inferno.
Posted in Frightfest, Thursday 20th July 2017
To celebrate Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, taking place in London during the August Bank holiday, Horror Channel is dedicating thirteen nights to past festival favourites, including six UK TV premieres: Luke Hyam's beastly Xmoor, David Keating's skin-crawling rural nightmare Cherry Tree starring Anna Walton, Adam Mason's blood-freezing home invasion thriller Hangman, Jason Lei Howden's splatstick shocker Deathgasm, E...

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Booth's Blog: Get ready to meet The Tall Man...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 13th July 2017
Most horror fans will already know this elusive yet enigmatic man; villain of one of the strangest, most surreal and nightmarish horror movies in the stratosphere. If not, you've missed out (and, ummm, where were you in the '80s?) Not to fear though, because Horror Channel proudly has the network premiere of the one and only Phantasm this coming Saturday. Throw logic and plot out of the window for this one and just get swept up...

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Prepare for The Transfiguration
Posted in News, Tuesday 11th July 2017
The Transfiguration is the first feature from writer/director Michael O'Shea which took Cannes 2016 by storm, where it competed in Un Certain Regard, and received widespread praise for it's bold, unusual take on the classic coming of age tale... with added bite. This atmospheric, intricate study of a troubled young mind, it follows orphaned teen Milo (Eric Ruffin) as he immerses himself in vampire lore to escape hi...

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NSFW trailer for The Ritual!
Posted in News, Monday 10th July 2017
Entertainment One has finally shared with us the very first trailer and poster for the upcoming horror film The Ritual. Starring Rafe Spall (The Big Short, Life of Pi), Robert James-Collier (Downton Abbey, Spike Island), Arsher Ali (Line of Duty, Four Lions) and Sam Troughton (Robin Hood, Alien vs. Predator) and directed by David Bruckner (V/H/S) the movie promises much and is already building up quite a following...

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Horror Channel FrightFest goes in search of "New Blood"
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 7th July 2017
Are you a writer concocting fiendishly fantastic ideas in the witching hours? Have you hidden away your script in the deepest darkest catacombs but are now ready to unleash it onto the unsuspecting world? As an innovative addition to this year’s main event, which runs from Aug 24 - Aug 28, Horror Channel FrightFest has teamed up with international production and distribution company MPI Media and their sister production compa...

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Booth's Blog: Will you see The Apparition?
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 6th July 2017
The network premiere of The Apparition this Saturday 8th July contains and eclectic cast including including Harry Potter's Tom Felton (no, he will never shake that mantle) Twilight's Ashely Greene (she won't either) and Sebastian Stan (Captain America) this is a supernatural thriller that aims to do something a little different. It all begins in 1973 when a group of parapsychology students tried to contact a ...

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The most famous score, ever comes to 7" vinyl!
Posted in News, Monday 3rd July 2017
For the first time ever music two of the most iconic music cues in cinema history will be released on 7" Black Vinyl in an edition of 1960 copies! Taken directly from the original master tapes and assembled, mastered and cut by Sean Magee at Abbey Road Studios, Prelude and The Murder, from Hitchcock's Psycho finally get released. Composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann, these two tracks defined the monochr...

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Booth's Blog: Atomic Fear this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 30th June 2017
This weekend's film premiere explores the terrifying yet grotesquely tantalising circumstances of one of the world's greatest tragedies of all time. The fear of nuclear fallout is etched into the consciousness of pretty much anyone who grew up in the 1980s, which is largely due to the catastrophic Chernobyl Disaster on April 26th, 1986. When reactor no. 4 exploded, it emitted 400 times more radioactive material th...

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Booth's Blog: Atomic Fear this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 30th June 2017
This weekend's film premiere explores the terrifying yet grotesquely tantalising circumstances of one of the world's greatest tragedies of all time. The fear of nuclear fallout is etched into the consciousness of pretty much anyone who grew up in the 1980s, which is largely due to the catastrophic Chernobyl Disaster on April 26th, 1986. When reactor no. 4 exploded, it emitted 400 times more radioactive material th...

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Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 announces monstrous 18th year line-up!
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 30th June 2017
Back in the heart of London's West End for its 18th 'adults-only' anniversary, Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 will take place at the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema from Aug 24 - Aug 28 2017, taking over five screens to present 64 films including 20 World, 22 European and 18 UK Premieres. Fourteen countries are represented spanning five continents, reflecting the current global popularity of the g...

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Captain Kronos is back! In comic book form!
Posted in News, Thursday 29th June 2017
Remember the Hammer Films classic, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter? Well this all-action hero is back and is still battling a plague spread by sharp-teethed blood-suckers! Well, what else would he be doing?! Captain Kronos will be the second Hammer title following the Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire's The Mummy: Palimpsest which hits bookstores in August. Written by Dan Abnett (Aquaman, Guardians ...

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Will you be able to hear the Voices from the Stone?
Posted in News, Thursday 29th June 2017
Games Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke plays a young nurse attempting to unravel sinister secrets in a Tuscan castle, in a ghostly tale that tantalizingly mixes ghostly mystery reminiscent of classics The Others and The Woman In Black. Voices From the Stone is set in 1950s Tuscany where a determined young nurse and teacher, Verena, takes a job looking after Jakob, a young boy who has not spoken since his mother died...

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Dare you visit the horror From a House on Willow Street?
Posted in News, Thursday 29th June 2017
The Last Exorcism meets Don't Breathe in From a House on Willow Street, a terrifying horror film that sees a criminal gang discovering that hell hath no fury like a kidnapped woman who's been possessed by an ancient, demonic force! After a young woman, Katherine, is kidnapped, her captors videotape her and send the tape to her parents asking for a ransom. Getting no reply, they go back to Katherine's hous...

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Booth's Blog: A movie with real bite(s)
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 22nd June 2017
Summer is definitely here, and with it comes hordes of desperate, pale Brits bee-lining to the seaside where they can tentatively dip their toes in the big blue. Sheer bliss. But if, like me, you get 'the fear' as soon as you sense the enormity of the ocean (along with everything lurking in it!) and swim back to the shore as fast as you can, chances are you too were scarred (pleasurably!) by a screening of the one and o...

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Booth's Blog: A movie with real bite(s)
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 22nd June 2017
Summer is definitely here, and with it comes hordes of desperate, pale Brits bee-lining to the seaside where they can tentatively dip their toes in the big blue. Sheer bliss. But if, like me, you get 'the fear' as soon as you sense the enormity of the ocean (along with everything lurking in it!) and swim back to the shore as fast as you can, chances are you too were scarred (pleasurably!) by a screening of the one and o...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Horror Channel brings a true classic plus a quartet of contemporary chillers this July
Posted in Features, Tuesday 20th June 2017
Horror Channel has five prime-time Saturday night film premieres in July including the UK premiere of Brad Parker's chilling disaster horror Chernobyl Diaries. The film is written and produced by Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his ground-breaking thriller Paranormal Activity. There are also network premieres for Todd Lincoln's supernatural spine-tingler The Apparition, starring Tom Felton, Don Coscarelli...

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Guillermo Del Toro "all dayer" coming to Stockport Plaza Cinema
Posted in News, Sunday 18th June 2017
This July, Horror Channel is supporting an event no fan of quality horror cinema will want to miss. Alongside those lovely Grimmfest people we're having an all-day marathon dedicated to the Mexican master of the macabre, Guillermo Del Toro. Known for his impeccable film making in dark fantasy, gothic horror and crafting cult blockbusters, you are able to view a quartet of his best films on the huge screen at Stockport Pl...

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Booth's Blog: There's something in the water in this toxic town!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 13th June 2017
Political and military unrest have always concerned a certain George A. Romero. Now famous for pretty much inventing the zombie film and lacing it with compelling social commentary, Romero single-handedly gave the zombie its metaphorical quality, one that can change depending on how you interpret the dribbling dead. But opposing the doomed zombie army is a more ominous force, one that is entirely human: the milita...

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Booth's Blog: There's something in the water in this toxic town!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 13th June 2017
Political and military unrest have always concerned a certain George A. Romero. Now famous for pretty much inventing the zombie film and lacing it with compelling social commentary, Romero single-handedly gave the zombie its metaphorical quality, one that can change depending on how you interpret the dribbling dead. But opposing the doomed zombie army is a more ominous force, one that is entirely human: the milita...

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Booth's Blog: Enter a whole new domain of pain!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 7th June 2017
From Demon Seed in 1977 to Videodrome in 1983, to Ringu in 1998, with every passing decade comes another step in technological evolution and with it a new wave of anxiety as the human race contends with a society run not by themselves but by computers, machines, and the elusive nature of A.I. It's interesting to witness and live through these changes. I remember the 'dawning' of the internet! It only came in...

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Booth's Blog: Enter a whole new domain of pain!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 7th June 2017
From Demon Seed in 1977 to Videodrome in 1983, to Ringu in 1998, with every passing decade comes another step in technological evolution and with it a new wave of anxiety as the human race contends with a society run not by themselves but by computers, machines, and the elusive nature of A.I. It's interesting to witness and live through these changes. I remember the 'dawning' of the internet! It only came in...

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Booth's Blog: "Burn her!!! There be Witches!"
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 1st June 2017
One of the most brutal and corrupt periods in English history forms the backdrop to our network premiere this weekend as the true story of the infamous witch hunter Matthew Hopkins is laid bare. Made in 1968 by British company Tigon, Witchfinder General was directed by the up-and-coming 25-year-old Michael Reeves and stars the one and only Vincent Price in an incredibly chilling performance; one that the actor sa...

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Booth's Blog: "Burn her!!! There be Witches!"
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 1st June 2017
One of the most brutal and corrupt periods in English history forms the backdrop to our network premiere this weekend as the true story of the infamous witch hunter Matthew Hopkins is laid bare. Made in 1968 by British company Tigon, Witchfinder General was directed by the up-and-coming 25-year-old Michael Reeves and stars the one and only Vincent Price in an incredibly chilling performance; one that the actor sa...

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New from Dana Fredsti, The Spawn Of Lilith
Posted in News, Thursday 1st June 2017
Written by former stuntwoman, actress and sword-fighter author Dana Fredsti, The Spawn Of Lilith brings her real-life experience to create a fast, fun and action-packed new fantasy series set in the unseen heart of La La Land. In the glittering heart of Tinseltown lurks a dark secret, one kept out of the spotlight and into the darkest corners of the studio backlots: in a city where money is king, sometimes it pays...

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Evil Dead 2 back on Wax
Posted in News, Thursday 1st June 2017
Waxwork Records has announced the 30th Anniversary soundtrack release of the 1987 horror cult-classic, Evil Dead 2. Directed by Sam Raimi and featuring Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash Williams, Evil Dead 2 is known not only as the quintessential entry of the Evil Dead Trilogy, but also of 1980's cult-classic horror cinema as a whole. Evil Dead 2 remains the outstanding follow up to 1981's The Evil Dead,...

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Booth's Blog: The pint-sized, potty-mouthed killer doll is back!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 24th May 2017
But did you know he was based on a true story? Yes the lore surrounding Chucky is actually pretty extensive. He burst on to the scene back in 1988 in the first Child's Play movie gaining notoriety and success for its unusual blend of shocking horror and tongue in cheek entertainment. Well it's not often you see a child-like doll shouting strings of colourful obscenities. Touching on various taboos such as the cont...

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Booth's Blog: The pint-sized, potty-mouthed killer doll is back!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 24th May 2017
But did you know he was based on a true story? Yes the lore surrounding Chucky is actually pretty extensive. He burst on to the scene back in 1988 in the first Child's Play movie gaining notoriety and success for its unusual blend of shocking horror and tongue in cheek entertainment. Well it's not often you see a child-like doll shouting strings of colourful obscenities. Touching on various taboos such as the cont...

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Horror brings a Vincent Price classic to your screens this June plus 7 more premieres!
Posted in Features, Friday 19th May 2017
Horror Channel has eight prime-time weekend film premieres in June including the UK premieres of Retreat, Carl Tibbets' 'menage a trois of terror' starring Thandie Newton, Cillian Murphy and Jamie Bell and R.D. Braunstein's smartly gripping I Spit On Your Grave 3: Vengeance Is Mine. There are also network premieres for Jennifer Lynch's uncompromising and dark chiller Chained, William Malone's gruesome cyber thrille...

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Booth's Blog: No One Lives this weekend on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 17th May 2017
With such a great film title I don't need to call my blog anything else, for this says it all. This is a bold punch-in-the-face thriller that delivers twist upon twist and doesn't let up till the final scene. A typical thriller or horror usually involves one psycho killer and a bunch of victims, but in this film you're never quite sure who you should be gunning for as roles are reversed and slick surprises are served to the ...

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Lucio Fulci's Don't Torture a Duckling is getting Dual Format release from Arrow Video
Posted in News, Friday 12th May 2017
From the legend that is Lucio Fulci, comes one of the most powerful and unsettling giallo thrillers ever produced: his 1972 masterpiece Don't Torture a Duckling. When the sleepy rural village of Accendura is rocked by a series of murders of young boys, the superstitious locals are quick to apportion blame, with the suspects including the local "witch", Maciara. With the bodies piling up and the community grippe...

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Get your little black dress ready, Shock Treatment is coming to Blu-ray
Posted in News, Friday 12th May 2017
"It's not a sequel... it's not a prequel... it's an equal!" Available on Blu-ray for the first time anywhere in the world, Arrow Video presents Shock Treatment - the criminally underrated sequel to The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Several years on from the events of the original Rocky, Brad and Janet Majors find their strained marriage put to the test on popular Denton TV show Marriage Maze. Poor Brad is heavily sedated...

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Before The Ripper, there was The Limehouse Golem
Posted in News, Tuesday 9th May 2017
Directed by Juan Carlos Medina (Painless) and based on the popular 1994 novel 'Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem' by author Peter Ackroyd, The Limehouse Golem will reach UK cinemas on September 1st. Early reports are giving it a big thumbs up, not just because the cast includes Bill Nighy, Olivia Cook, Douglas Booth, Sam Reid and Eddie Marsan but also as the screenplay has been written and brought t...

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Booth's Blog: Hell hath no fury....
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 9th May 2017
Yup, we all know the saying but in our UK TV premiere on Saturday this is not just a woman who's been merely scorned but abducted, imprisoned, chained up and abused. She's got a lot to be angry about. The female revenge thriller is arguably a very contentious genre, one that's riddled with issues concerning the definition of feminism, voyeurism, and what is and isn't acceptable to be considered 'entertainment'. It all s...

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Booth's Blog: Beware the Daybreakers!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 4th May 2017
The vampire film. Since its dawning way back in 1922 with the German expressionist film Nosferatu, this transgressive creature has enjoyed various mutations and metaphors, from Hammer Horror romanticism to gritty realism in films such as Abel Ferrara's The Addiction (1995) and Midnight Son (2011) where the vampire formed a metaphor for drug addiction. The vampire found new (very sparkly) light in the guise of the Twilight fra...

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The most famous house in horror is coming to Blu-ray
Posted in News, Monday 1st May 2017
It's one of the all-time horror greats, it spawned numerous sequels, spin-offs and inspired numerous haunted house copycats. It even became the subject of a top 20 hit single - Lovebug Starski's Amityville (House on the Hill). And now, almost 40 years after it scared homeowners everywhere witless, The Amityville Horror is finally getting its first ever UK Blu-ray release in a limited edition Steelbook courtesy of Se...

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Look out Jack, Chucky's back! Everyone's "friend till the end" on Horror in May
Posted in Features, Monday 24th April 2017
Horror Channel has eight prime-time weekend film premieres this May including the network premieres for Don Mancini's killer-dolls spin-off Seed Of Chucky (pictured), starring Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly and Billy Boyd, Xavier Gen's unsettling post-apocalyptic horror The Divide and the epic vampire-battling Daybreakers, starring Eithan Hawke and Willem Dafoe. There are also UK premieres of Jose Manuel Cravioto's pulse-po...

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Booth's Blog: Make a beeline for your wasp spray!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Monday 24th April 2017
Ah, the 1950's creature features, from atomic bugs to swamp monsters, it pretty much all began in the '50s as fears of nuclear bomb testing and the notion of outer space began to pervade the public consciousness, giving rise to a slew of creepy crawly horror movies. There are so many, but notably Them (1954), Tarantula (1955) and Wasp Woman (1959) with their exciting special effects were no doubt part of the inspirat...

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Booth's Blog: If only The Apprentice was this brutal!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 19th April 2017
The job market is fierce, brutal and unfair to say the least in these uncertain socioeconomic times, which is a feeling that's been picked up in various horror films echoing a certain social commentary. The Hong Kong flick Dream Home tells of a girl who'll kill just to get on the property ladder and become 'mobile! Things are so competitive people bare all on national TV to land that lucrative business opportunity, though i...

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XX finally comes to the UK
Posted in News, Tuesday 18th April 2017
XX is a much anticipated horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by four fiercely talented women: Annie Clark, Karyn Kusama, Roxanne Benjamin and Jovanka Vuckovic. The four stories are, The Birthday Party, Her Only Living Son, Don't Fall and The Box. Award-winning animator Sofia Carrillo (La Casa Triste) wraps together these four suspenseful stories of terror which feature a cast including Natalie Brown,...

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Watch out for The Void
Posted in News, Tuesday 18th April 2017
Shocking, haunting and boasting mind-blowing practical special effects, The Void is a new horror starring Ellen Wong (Scott Pilgrim vs the World), Kathleen Munroe (Alphas), Aaron Poole (Forsaken) Kenneth Welsh (The Aviator) and Daniel Fathers. Written and directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski. Encountering a blood-soaked man on a dark deserted road, a police officer rushes the victim to the local ...

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More RSD 2017 news and the Pescatons are back on Vinyl!
Posted in News, Tuesday 18th April 2017
After the success of last year's Record Store Day Exclusive, Doctor Who: Genesis Of The Daleks, Demon Records have announced that for this year's event there will be a vinyl reissue of Doctor Who & The Pescatons on 180g heavy weight Pescaton green coloured vinyl. This classic story starts with the TARDIS's arrival on a lonely stretch of beach at night, which is closely followed by a slithering sound and a ...

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Booth's Blog - Deadly girls
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 13th April 2017
Girlworld is a frightening place at the best of times, even for a seasoned gal like me, so a concentrated microcosm of 'girlworld hell' where you need popularity, princess good looks and sexual voracity just to become a member is even more eye-poppingly terrifying! This week's slasher season premiere sees an exclusive sisterhood of bitchy back-stabbing babes caught up in a tragedy that refuses to stay dead and buri...

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Don't Look Now - Original Title Theme 7" Single RSD exclusive
Posted in News, Tuesday 11th April 2017
Nicolas Roeg's 1973 horror film Don't Look Now still retains the power to shock 44 years after its release and over that time has established itself as a seminal work in that genre. It is also a firm favourite with Horror Channel viewers. For Record Store Day 2017, Silva Screen Records will be releasing a very limited edition (only 1,000 made) 7" Single in transparent red. Julie Christie and Donald ...

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Rock 'n Roll legends meet horror comics icon in KISS/Vampirella
Posted in News, Monday 10th April 2017
Dynamite Entertainment has brought together two of its bestselling brands for a horror/music extravaganza in KISS/Vampirella #1, the debut issue in a new comic book series uniting the legendary rock 'n' roll band with the comic industry's iconic mistress of the macabre! Written by Chris Sebela (Alien vs. Predator) and illustrated by Annapaola Martello (Scarlet Witch), KISS/Vampirella will be a miniseries even...

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Add that little bit of "something" to your horror themed party with the ultimate disc!
Posted in News, Monday 10th April 2017
Ever been to a horror themed party and thought to yourself, "You know what, this horror themed part could do with a little more atmosphere". Well think no more as Demon Records has re-released a classic from the BBC vaults onto a smart looking piece of vinyl. BBC Sound Effects: Death & Horror is a compilation of noises and sounds that go to create one of the most bizarre listening experiences ever. Cull...

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Will you be tuning in to see Samara one more time?
Posted in News, Monday 10th April 2017
The legend of Samara returns in a new chapter of the hit Ring franchise, Rings, which comes calling on blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital on 29th May from Paramount Home Media Distribution and Universal Pictures (UK). When a radical college professor (Johnny Galecki) finds the mysterious video rumoured to kill viewers seven days after watching, he enlists his students in a dangerous experiment to uncover the secrets behind t...

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5 Things You Need to Know About 'Raw'
Posted in Features, Friday 7th April 2017
Director Julia Ducournau's first-full length outing, Raw is a must-see. The film, which centres on a young vegetarian university student who develops a taste for human flesh, is unlike anything you've seen in recent years. We caught up with Ducournau to discuss what you need to know about the ultra-realistic flick that has everyone talking. 1. It may not be as gory as you think Its debut at the Toronto Film Festival last year gar...

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5 Things You Need to Know About 'Raw'
Posted in Features, Friday 7th April 2017
Director Julia Ducournau's first-full length outing, Raw is a must-see. The film, which centres on a young vegetarian university student who develops a taste for human flesh, is unlike anything you've seen in recent years. We caught up with Ducournau to discuss what you need to know about the ultra-realistic flick that has everyone talking. 1. It may not be as gory as you think Its debut at the Toronto Film Festival last year gar...

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Booth's Blog: Slasher Season rips onto your screens on Friday!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 6th April 2017
You better start running and earning those scream queen (or king) stripes because Slasher Season is upon us starting this Friday and continuing every Friday in April, featuring a cutting edge collection of contemporary slashers. While there is some debate here, it all began with Alfred Hitchcock's incomparable and ground breaking thriller Psycho back in 1960. It was that shower scene that firmly cemented the 'slasher' in the pu...

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Choose your weapon! New posters released for The Belko Experiment
Posted in News, Thursday 6th April 2017
Sprung from the mind of acclaimed filmmaker James Gunn and directed by Greg McLean, The Belko Experiment raises provocative questions while offering a black-humored thrill-ride that pushes ruthless corporate behavior to terrifying extremes. When office workers arrive for work at Belko Industries' isolated high-rise campus outside Bogota, Colombia, the morning starts much like any other. Mike Pelk (John Gallagher, Jr.) smokes we...

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Record Store Day releases from Silva Screen Records
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th April 2017
Silva Screen Records has released the details for their Record Store Day 2017 releases which will be available in record shops on Saturday 22nd April. The first off the blocks is to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of a true classic, Quatermass and the Pit. The 12" LP will come with printed inner sleeve and insert and will be available in four different transparent colour (red, green, blue and yellow) each with a run of 300 ...

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New Alien: Covenant poster has landed
Posted in News, Wednesday 5th April 2017
With a cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo and Amy Seimetz, Ridley Scott's highly anticipated Alien: Covenant will scream into cinemas on May 12th. But will it deliver more than Prometheus did, a movie that left many fans slightly disappointed? The crew of the colony ship Covenant are bound for a remote planet on the fa...

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Exclusive interview with Jen and Sylvia Soska, directors of See No Evil 2
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 4th April 2017
Jen and Sylvia Soska are two of the most exciting creatives around at the moment. Their work is visceral, dynamic, exciting and above all bloody entertaining. We've chatted to these multi-talented Canadians about their work to date in the build up to the UK TV premiere of See No Evil 2 this Friday on Horror. HC: It's been while since we last chatted and apart from See No Evil 2 what have you both been up to? SS: It has been...

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Booth's Blog: Learn to love the demon within...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 30th March 2017
We all must learn to love our little monsters, but for one man, birth, bonding and blood get a little too close for comfort in our very black comedy this Friday night. In this very 21st century horror, Bad Milo! (2013) toys with the stresses of modern life and a male identity crisis. The film opens with a young couple attending an ultrasound with their faces looking hopefully on, until the camera pulls out and reveals it ain...

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The poster for IT finally floats into view
Posted in News, Tuesday 28th March 2017
Ahead of tomorrow's trailer launch Warner Bros. has released the official one sheet for IT, based on the novel by Stephen King, coming to cinemas 8th September. King's novel of the same name has been terrifying readers for decades and this new version of the book has been directed by Andres Muschietti (Mama). When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are fa...

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Booth's Blog: Wrong Turn is the Right Way on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 22nd March 2017
One of the most talked about films to enter the 2017 horror radar is and will be Raw; the French/Belgian cannibal film directed by first timer Julia Ducournau, scooping out more awards than her leading lady scoops out eyeballs. Raw is currently getting the critics' tongues wagging and the audiences' stomachs reeling. Reports are coming in that people have been vomiting during screenings; not something you hear much in ...

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Booth's Blog: Wrong Turn is the Right Way on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 22nd March 2017
One of the most talked about films to enter the 2017 horror radar is and will be Raw; the French/Belgian cannibal film directed by first timer Julia Ducournau, scooping out more awards than her leading lady scoops out eyeballs. Raw is currently getting the critics' tongues wagging and the audiences' stomachs reeling. Reports are coming in that people have been vomiting during screenings; not something you hear much in ...

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Booth's Blog: Wrong Turn is the Right Way on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 22nd March 2017
One of the most talked about films to enter the 2017 horror radar is and will be Raw; the French/Belgian cannibal film directed by first timer Julia Ducournau, scooping out more awards than her leading lady scoops out eyeballs. Raw is currently getting the critics' tongues wagging and the audiences' stomachs reeling. Reports are coming in that people have been vomiting during screenings; not something you hear much in ...

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Booth's Blog: Wrong Turn is the Right Way on Horror!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 22nd March 2017
One of the most talked about films to enter the 2017 horror radar is and will be Raw; the French/Belgian cannibal film directed by first timer Julia Ducournau, scooping out more awards than her leading lady scoops out eyeballs. Raw is currently getting the critics' tongues wagging and the audiences' stomachs reeling. Reports are coming in that people have been vomiting during screenings; not something you hear much in ...

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Interview with 'Life' star Rebecca Ferguson
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Previously starring opposite Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation and Emily Blunt in Girl on the Train, Ferguson steps out as the lead, standing firmly in front of her co-stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds in the Horror/Sci-Fi spectacle Life, which opens in cinemas across the UK this Friday. Starring as Dr. Miranda North, Ferguson plays the last astronaut on-board an International Space Station which has recently caught a space probe containing the first sign of extra-terrestrial life. Studying the life form quickly turns from fascinating to a complete catastrophe, as the...

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Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Tuesday 21st March 2017
Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April's schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters' See No Evil 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also has the network premieres of Stewart Hendler's sadistically slick Sorority Row with Carrie Fisher, the darkly deranged Girlhouse, and Nelson McCormick's axe-crazy re-imagning of a stalk and slash cla...

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Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Tuesday 21st March 2017
Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April's schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters' See No Evil 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also has the network premieres of Stewart Hendler's sadistically slick Sorority Row with Carrie Fisher, the darkly deranged Girlhouse, and Nelson McCormick's axe-crazy re-imagning of a stalk and slash cla...

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Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Tuesday 21st March 2017
Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April's schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters' See No Evil 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also has the network premieres of Stewart Hendler's sadistically slick Sorority Row with Carrie Fisher, the darkly deranged Girlhouse, and Nelson McCormick's axe-crazy re-imagning of a stalk and slash cla...

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Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Tuesday 21st March 2017
Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April's schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters' See No Evil 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also has the network premieres of Stewart Hendler's sadistically slick Sorority Row with Carrie Fisher, the darkly deranged Girlhouse, and Nelson McCormick's axe-crazy re-imagning of a stalk and slash cla...

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Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel
Posted in Features, Tuesday 21st March 2017
Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April's schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters' See No Evil 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also has the network premieres of Stewart Hendler's sadistically slick Sorority Row with Carrie Fisher, the darkly deranged Girlhouse, and Nelson McCormick's axe-crazy re-imagning of a stalk and slash cla...

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Booth's Blog: A real stench is coming to Horror...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 17th March 2017
Horror is one of the most ubiquitous, hell if not THE most ubiquitous genre out there, it has countless sub genres, parodies, sequels, franchises, horror icons, rules and lore - making it incredibly hard to create an original movie these days. The Slasher film either goes for the supernatural angle, the more believable 'serial killer' angle, or following Wes Craven's 1996 Scream, will have a more 'meta' element to it. But on...

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Booth's Blog: A real stench is coming to Horror...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 17th March 2017
Horror is one of the most ubiquitous, hell if not THE most ubiquitous genre out there, it has countless sub genres, parodies, sequels, franchises, horror icons, rules and lore - making it incredibly hard to create an original movie these days. The Slasher film either goes for the supernatural angle, the more believable 'serial killer' angle, or following Wes Craven's 1996 Scream, will have a more 'meta' element to it. But on...

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Booth's Blog: Murder, madness and mushrooms!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th March 2017
Well if that hasn't poked your curiosity cat, I don't know what will. This week my inspiration comes from Friday night's network premiere Shrooms (great name, great poster); a film that takes us deep down the rabbit hole courtesy of the humble magic mushroom, only there's no wonderland to be found here... In this Irish horror, director Paddy Breathnach delivers genuine shocks amongst the (sometimes) hilarious hallucinatio...

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Booth's Blog: Murder, madness and mushrooms!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th March 2017
Well if that hasn't poked your curiosity cat, I don't know what will. This week my inspiration comes from Friday night's network premiere Shrooms (great name, great poster); a film that takes us deep down the rabbit hole courtesy of the humble magic mushroom, only there's no wonderland to be found here... In this Irish horror, director Paddy Breathnach delivers genuine shocks amongst the (sometimes) hilarious hallucinatio...

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Booth's Blog: Murder, madness and mushrooms!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th March 2017
Well if that hasn't poked your curiosity cat, I don't know what will. This week my inspiration comes from Friday night's network premiere Shrooms (great name, great poster); a film that takes us deep down the rabbit hole courtesy of the humble magic mushroom, only there's no wonderland to be found here... In this Irish horror, director Paddy Breathnach delivers genuine shocks amongst the (sometimes) hilarious hallucinatio...

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Booth's Blog: Murder, madness and mushrooms!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th March 2017
Well if that hasn't poked your curiosity cat, I don't know what will. This week my inspiration comes from Friday night's network premiere Shrooms (great name, great poster); a film that takes us deep down the rabbit hole courtesy of the humble magic mushroom, only there's no wonderland to be found here... In this Irish horror, director Paddy Breathnach delivers genuine shocks amongst the (sometimes) hilarious hallucinatio...

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

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Coming soon - The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies
Posted in Frightfest, News, Saturday 4th March 2017
FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies, which goes exclusively on sale during Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, August 24th to August 28th. Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, this is the second in a planned series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur, Written by celebrated writer, editor and critic...

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Coming soon - The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies
Posted in Frightfest, News, Saturday 4th March 2017
FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch The FrightFest Guide To Monster Movies, which goes exclusively on sale during Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, August 24th to August 28th. Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, this is the second in a planned series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur, Written by celebrated writer, editor and critic...

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

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Titan's new Hard Case Crime comic launches with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium
Posted in News, Saturday 4th March 2017
GWTDT#1_01_Cover_APresenting a new vision of the worldwide bestselling Millennium novels by Stieg Larsson, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium is a serialized comic book adaptation of Lisbeth Salander's harrowing story published in English for the first time. Written by Sylvain Runberg (Orbital) and illustrated by Jose Homs (L'Angelus) and Man, with an all-new translation ...

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Get the garlic ready, here comes Stake Land II
Posted in News, Saturday 4th March 2017
Stake Land II coverThe stakes are raised in Stake Land II, the sequel to Jim Mickle's 2010 horror hit, with original star, and writer, the gruff, gravelly-voiced Nick Damici, returning as the no nonsense vampire hunter Mister, and produced by Mickle and horror genre favourite Larry Fessenden (The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers). Directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen pick up where the f...

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Booth's Blog: "You're not welcome round these parts!"
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 1st March 2017
All is not well down on the farm in a spooky, eccentric, and very British horror this Friday night... One thing's for certain; if you ever hear anyone saying 'Strangers don't fare well in these parts..." it's time to start running if you know anything about how these scenarios tend to work out. So why is it that as soon as we go off grid and embark on any kind of rural adventure, things go disastrously wrong? Why are rural f...

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Interview with A Cure For Wellness Director Gore Verbinski
Posted in Interviews, Friday 24th February 2017
The visionary director behind the English-language remake of The Ring as well as the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films is back this week - with the sinister and compelling A Cure for Wellness. The film, which is a healthy mix of psychological thriller and body horror stars Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, The Place Beyond the Pines and Life After Beth) and Mia Goth (Nymphomaniac) and opens in cinemas across the UK today. We sat down with Verbinski to discuss the making of Cure, in addition to his thoughts on horror remakes, and the long-awaited BioShock film. A Cure for Wellness is in c...

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Interview with A Cure for Wellness star Dane DeHaan
Posted in Interviews, Friday 24th February 2017
You've probably come across Dane DeHaan a lot more than you've realised. The star can be previously seen in the found-footage superhero flick Chronicle, the zombie love story Life After Beth and opposite Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This month, he toplines the thriller-come-body-horror A Cure for Wellness, which opens in cinemas nationwide today. DeHaan plays Mr Lockhart - an American executive tasked with retrieving the CEO of his company from a seemingly idyllic wellness centre on the other side of the world. But upon visiting, it doesn't take long for Lockhart to ...

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Booth's Blog: Welcome to the jungle
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd February 2017
It may be a tenuous one, but what is the link between Amber Heard and Chicago's Natural History museum? Come on, I know there must be some uber brainy quiz-loving horror nerds out there! Okay, so Amber Heard starred in the remake of And Soon the Darkness (2010), set in the depths of South America, and Chicago's Natural History Museum plays host to a mythological monster of Brazilian origin in the superb creature feature The...

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Booth's Blog: Welcome to the jungle
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd February 2017
It may be a tenuous one, but what is the link between Amber Heard and Chicago's Natural History museum? Come on, I know there must be some uber brainy quiz-loving horror nerds out there! Okay, so Amber Heard starred in the remake of And Soon the Darkness (2010), set in the depths of South America, and Chicago's Natural History Museum plays host to a mythological monster of Brazilian origin in the superb creature feature The...

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Booth's Blog: Welcome to the jungle
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 23rd February 2017
It may be a tenuous one, but what is the link between Amber Heard and Chicago's Natural History museum? Come on, I know there must be some uber brainy quiz-loving horror nerds out there! Okay, so Amber Heard starred in the remake of And Soon the Darkness (2010), set in the depths of South America, and Chicago's Natural History Museum plays host to a mythological monster of Brazilian origin in the superb creature feature The...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Bad Milo! and The Cottage amongst Horror Channel premieres for March.
Posted in Features, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Another amazing month of premieres awaits you in March as Horror has 9 fear-filled frighteners that will have you laughing and hiding in equal measure. Dark laughs await on Friday 3rd at 10.55pm with the network premiere of Paul Andrew Williams' blood-drenched hostage thriller The Cottage, starring Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith and Jennifer Ellison. Feuding brothers David (Serkis) and Peter (Shearsmith) abduct a young woman...

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Horror Channel FrightFest is returning to Leicester Square for August event.
Posted in Frightfest, News, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
HCFF logoAs we ready ourselves for Glasgow and the latest Horror Channel FrightFest event we can reveal that the annual Horror Channel FrightFest which is held in London each August Bank Holiday will be returning to Cineworld Empire Theatre, Leicester Square in London's glittering West End for its banner 18th edition. So now you can book your hotels/accommodation with complete confidence that your fav...

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Horror Channel FrightFest is returning to Leicester Square for August event.
Posted in Frightfest, News, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
HCFF logoAs we ready ourselves for Glasgow and the latest Horror Channel FrightFest event we can reveal that the annual Horror Channel FrightFest which is held in London each August Bank Holiday will be returning to Cineworld Empire Theatre, Leicester Square in London's glittering West End for its banner 18th edition. So now you can book your hotels/accommodation with complete confidence that your fav...

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Interview with Steven Kastrissios Director of Bloodlands
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Ahead of the World Premiere of his latest film Bloodlands at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Steven Kastrissios discusses the challenges of making the world's first Albanian/Australian horror film. HC: So what have you been doing in the eight years since making your amazing debut with The Horseman, a FrightFest favourite? SK: Writing. I was just 24 when I shot The Horseman and it was only my second feature script,...

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Earth: Final Conflict - Episode Update
Posted in News, Monday 20th February 2017
Earth Final Conflict Group Image 2We apologise to all viewers for the problems that occurred with episode 20 of season 3 of Earth: Final Conflict that originally occurred on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. This unfortunately happened due to a technical issue at our transmission provider. Our transmission is not controlled as 'live' and as such the issue ...

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Earth: Final Conflict - Episode Update
Posted in News, Monday 20th February 2017
Earth Final Conflict Group Image 2We apologise to all viewers for the problems that occurred with episode 20 of season 3 of Earth: Final Conflict that originally occurred on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th. This unfortunately happened due to a technical issue at our transmission provider. Our transmission is not controlled as 'live' and as such the issue ...

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Behind-the-scenes stills revealed as slasher horror The Tombs completes production
Posted in News, Friday 17th February 2017
The Tombs-WEB3Templeheart Films, the producing company behind Paul Hyett's Heritiks and Andy Edwards' Ibiza Undead, are set to unleash a new kind of monster in The Tombs, which has just finished filming at The London Tombs, The London Bridge Experience's horror themed tourist attraction. Dubbed Celebrity Big Brother meets Friday the 13th, the gruesome slasher stars Jessica Ann Brownlie (V...

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Genre legend Jamie Lee Curtis rocks in Horror's Sci-Fear season!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 16th February 2017
Ever since Jamie Lee Curtis invented and cemented the now familiar trope 'final girl' in her feature film debut Halloween in 1978, fans have literally fallen over themselves to get a load of this original scream queen. Surely deserving of a 'lifelong contribution to horror award', this legend has not stopped, from Halloween, The Fog (1980) and Prom Night (1980) to action girl roles in Blue Steel (1990), True Lies (1994), and...

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Genre legend Jamie Lee Curtis rocks in Horror's Sci-Fear season!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 16th February 2017
Ever since Jamie Lee Curtis invented and cemented the now familiar trope 'final girl' in her feature film debut Halloween in 1978, fans have literally fallen over themselves to get a load of this original scream queen. Surely deserving of a 'lifelong contribution to horror award', this legend has not stopped, from Halloween, The Fog (1980) and Prom Night (1980) to action girl roles in Blue Steel (1990), True Lies (1994), and...

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Anno Dracula - Comic book style!
Posted in News, Monday 13th February 2017
Anno-Dracula-1-Jef-Zornow (1)Titan Comics has revealed the covers and an extended art preview from Anno Dracula #1 - an all-new comic mini-series based on the best selling Anno Dracula novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey (The Third Doctor). The Anno Dracula series depict an alternate 19th-century history where the characters of Bra...

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Zombie cinema, Danish style!
Posted in News, Monday 13th February 2017
What We BecomeThe feature film making debut from Bo Mikkelsen, What We Become promises to be a tense post-apocalyptic zombie thriller that's the first of its kind in Danish horror cinema. A family of four is quarantined in their home as a mysterious virus spreads into town, transforming their friends and neighbours into zombies. As the military moves in to try and stem the outbreak, they are forced...

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Interview with Colin Minihan director of It Stains The Sands Red
Posted in Interviews, Monday 13th February 2017
It Stains The Sand RedAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film It Stains The Sands Red at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Colin Minihan chats about the creation of his 'zombie love story', the challenges of shooting in Death Valley and his new movie Still/Born. HC: Are The Vicious Brothers still an entity? You've only co-directed Grave Encounters under that moniker - ...

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Alien and Predator - The Collection!
Posted in News, Sunday 12th February 2017
Alien XenomorphWe have all seen the rather cool The Walking Dead collection from Eaglemoss recently so it comes with great excitement that they've now announced an Alien And Predator Collection. Available only online, this superbly designed collection will include characters from every Alien and Predator movie released to date which is: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection, Predator, Predat...

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Booth's Blog: Deep space terror of Pandorum
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th February 2017
Emily Booth Red JacketIt is not very often a film like Pandorum comes along. You can pretty much count them on your fingers; 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, Event Horizon, Prometheus, Solaris, Moon... Deep space sci-fi horrors that work on a cerebral level engaging the audience in grand themes of identity, origin and creation. Sci-Fear Season every Saturday night in February brings toget...

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Booth's Blog: Deep space terror of Pandorum
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 9th February 2017
Emily Booth Red JacketIt is not very often a film like Pandorum comes along. You can pretty much count them on your fingers; 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, Event Horizon, Prometheus, Solaris, Moon... Deep space sci-fi horrors that work on a cerebral level engaging the audience in grand themes of identity, origin and creation. Sci-Fear Season every Saturday night in February brings toget...

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Dare you visit Seoul Station?
Posted in News, Wednesday 8th February 2017
Seoul Sation coverWritten and directed by award-winning Yeon Sang-ho, the genius behind Train To Busan, and the acclaimed animator behind The Fake and King of Pigs, Seoul Station is the superb animated sequel to Train to Busan. As the sun sets around Seoul Station, an old man thought to have died sinks his teeth into the warm flesh of a homeless person. Soon, the streets are filled with vic...

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Interview with Simon Rumley Director of Fashionista
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 6th February 2017
Simon Rumley FashionistaAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Fashionista at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Simon Rumley reveals why he's a fan of drugs in film and his planned foray into London gangster land... HC: Fashionista finds you back in Austin after Red White & Blue. What excites you about Austin so much? Could Fashionista have been set anywhere e...

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Interview with Simon Rumley Director of Fashionista
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 6th February 2017
Simon Rumley FashionistaAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Fashionista at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Simon Rumley reveals why he's a fan of drugs in film and his planned foray into London gangster land... HC: Fashionista finds you back in Austin after Red White & Blue. What excites you about Austin so much? Could Fashionista have been set anywhere e...

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Kim Newman's Anno Dracula and Other Stories is out now!
Posted in News, Friday 3rd February 2017
Anno DraculaIntroducing a compendium of tales from the feverish mind of best-selling author Kim Newman, including a brand-new Anno Dracula tale! Collecting together some of the master of horror's best short fiction together for the first time, in Anno Dracula And Other Stories, Jack the Ripper still stalks the streets, Frankenstein's monster rises from the Artic ice, and the terrifying legacy of Dr Jek...

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A slasher classic remastered in 2K for Blu-ray
Posted in News, Friday 3rd February 2017
MM88 Films has once again delved deep into the horror genre and come up trumps with the release of another lost classic, Mountaintop Motel Massacre. This is one of the all-time most shocking slasher flicks that is a bloody and colourful spin on Alfred Hitchcock's classic Psycho, only this time the owner of an off-road hotel is a demented older lady with a fetish for sticking a sickle into the faces of anyone foolish enoug...

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This Pet is a keeper!
Posted in News, Friday 3rd February 2017
PET Small imagePet is a haunting, psychological horror that follows Seth, a lonely man working in an animal shelter. His monotonous routine is broken one day when he bumps into Holly, a girl from school who he soon becomes obsessed with. However, when she rejects his advances, Seth's obsession reaches a terrifying new level, with Holly hiding secrets of her own. Helmed by Award Winning direc...

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Interview with F. Javier Gutierrez director of Rings
Posted in Interviews, Friday 3rd February 2017
Rings15 years after the first English language instalment, The Ring is ready to hit cinemas once again. The long-awaited sequel, titled Rings, sees a digital copy of the eerie tape circulate around a university campus, with Gabriel (Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki), Holt (Alex Roe) and Julia (Matilda Lutz) trying to find the answers to the videos - and Samara's origin. Stepping into the director's chair th...

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Booth's Blog: "If you can hear it, you have been chosen..."
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 1st February 2017
Emily Booth April PremieresThis month on Horror the ground-breaking Sci-Fear Season takes over your screens every Saturday night with boundary pushing, thought provoking films that really get your grey matter buzzing. Personally, I love this particular branch of the genre where Horror meets Science Fiction; deep space merges with inner space, identity and origin thrown into q...

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Booth's Blog: "If you can hear it, you have been chosen..."
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 1st February 2017
Emily Booth April PremieresThis month on Horror the ground-breaking Sci-Fear Season takes over your screens every Saturday night with boundary pushing, thought provoking films that really get your grey matter buzzing. Personally, I love this particular branch of the genre where Horror meets Science Fiction; deep space merges with inner space, identity and origin thrown into q...

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Interview with Chris Smith, director of Triangle, Black Death and Detour.
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 30th January 2017
Chris SmithAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Detour at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of 'film Noir' and his hatred of reality TV... HC: FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies Creep, Severance, Triangle, Black Death, except Get Santa obviously. Is this positioning an important part of the roll-out process for you? ...

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Interview with Chris Smith, director of Triangle, Black Death and Detour.
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 30th January 2017
Chris SmithAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Detour at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of 'film Noir' and his hatred of reality TV... HC: FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies Creep, Severance, Triangle, Black Death, except Get Santa obviously. Is this positioning an important part of the roll-out process for you? ...

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Interview with Chris Smith, director of Triangle, Black Death and Detour.
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 30th January 2017
Chris SmithAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Detour at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of 'film Noir' and his hatred of reality TV... HC: FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies Creep, Severance, Triangle, Black Death, except Get Santa obviously. Is this positioning an important part of the roll-out process for you? ...

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Interview with Chris Smith, director of Triangle, Black Death and Detour.
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 30th January 2017
Chris SmithAhead of the UK premiere of his latest film Detour at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of 'film Noir' and his hatred of reality TV... HC: FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies Creep, Severance, Triangle, Black Death, except Get Santa obviously. Is this positioning an important part of the roll-out process for you? ...

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Booth's Blog: Possession never looked so convincing...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 27th January 2017
Emily-Booth-Green-Top-Image-1Type in The Exorcist and you'll find it topping many a 'best horrors of all time' list. Cited as one of the most daring, controversial, and memorable films ever made, there are arguably no other possession films that have been able to top it. The Exorcist is the definitive possession film, having already marked its territory with every trick o...

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Booth's Blog: Possession never looked so convincing...
Posted in Booth's Blog, Friday 27th January 2017
Emily-Booth-Green-Top-Image-1Type in The Exorcist and you'll find it topping many a 'best horrors of all time' list. Cited as one of the most daring, controversial, and memorable films ever made, there are arguably no other possession films that have been able to top it. The Exorcist is the definitive possession film, having already marked its territory with every trick o...

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A season of Sci-Fear on Horror in February
Posted in Features, Monday 23rd January 2017
No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank's inventive and stylish fantasy head-trip The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart's Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and John Bruno's...

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A season of Sci-Fear on Horror in February
Posted in Features, Monday 23rd January 2017
No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank's inventive and stylish fantasy head-trip The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart's Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and John Bruno's...

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A season of Sci-Fear on Horror in February
Posted in Features, Monday 23rd January 2017
No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank's inventive and stylish fantasy head-trip The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart's Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and John Bruno's...

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A season of Sci-Fear on Horror in February
Posted in Features, Monday 23rd January 2017
No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank's inventive and stylish fantasy head-trip The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart's Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and John Bruno's...

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A season of Sci-Fear on Horror in February
Posted in Features, Monday 23rd January 2017
No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank's inventive and stylish fantasy head-trip The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart's Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and John Bruno's...

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BOO! A you ready for a Madea Halloween?
Posted in News, Tuesday 17th January 2017
Boo! A Madea Halloween 2D PackshotIn BOO! A Madea Halloween, multi-talented writer, director and star Tyler Perry returns as Madea to set the neighbourhood straight on Halloween night in this US comedy. While trying to keep an eye on a few misbehaving teens who are planning a wild Halloween night party, she is spooked by ghosts, zombies, killers and frighteni...

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Do you recall the night Evelyn came out of the grave?
Posted in News, Tuesday 17th January 2017
The Nigt Evelyn Came out of the graveAt the height of the Italian giallo boom of the early 1970s, scores of filmmakers turned their hand to crafting their own unique takes on these lurid murder-mystery thrillers. In The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, director Emilio P. Miraglia (The Red Queen Kills Seven Times) melds the giallo's trademark twisty whod...

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Booth's Blog: The rise of the 'One Room Horror'
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 17th January 2017
Emily Booth Seat SmallWe all know location, location, location is of paramount importance in Horror. The location of a film often dictates the story and the atmosphere, sometimes even becoming a character in itself (Overlook Hotel, anyone?!) But where do directors look to when every single location from house to windmill to lighthouse has already been done to death? They give themselve...

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Booth's Blog: The rise of the 'One Room Horror'
Posted in Booth's Blog, Tuesday 17th January 2017
Emily Booth Seat SmallWe all know location, location, location is of paramount importance in Horror. The location of a film often dictates the story and the atmosphere, sometimes even becoming a character in itself (Overlook Hotel, anyone?!) But where do directors look to when every single location from house to windmill to lighthouse has already been done to death? They give themselve...

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Actress, writer and producer Joanne Mitchell answers 10 scary questions!
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 16th January 2017
Joanne Mitchell Image 5 SmallAdult Babies gets an exclusive reveal at FrightFest Glasgow 2017. The film's creator, actress/producer Joanne Mitchell, star of Before Dawn and Bait answers 10 scary questions. HC: When did your fascination for horror films begin? JM: I've been interested in horror since being a young kid. I liked to be frightened, whether it be reading a s...

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Actress, writer and producer Joanne Mitchell answers 10 scary questions!
Posted in Frightfest, Interviews, Monday 16th January 2017
Joanne Mitchell Image 5 SmallAdult Babies gets an exclusive reveal at FrightFest Glasgow 2017. The film's creator, actress/producer Joanne Mitchell, star of Before Dawn and Bait answers 10 scary questions. HC: When did your fascination for horror films begin? JM: I've been interested in horror since being a young kid. I liked to be frightened, whether it be reading a s...

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FrightFest favourite My Father Die coming to Digital Download, DVD and VOD
Posted in News, Sunday 15th January 2017
My Father DieIt made quite an impact at Horror Channel FrightFest last Summer and now My Father Die is coming to Digital Download, DVD and VOD. Asher loses both his speech and hearing at the age of 12, during a vicious attack that leaves his older brother dead. The killer, Ivan, a tattooed monster showing no remorse, is jailed for the assault, but released two decades later due to prison overcrowding...

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One of the best from last year, I Am Not A Serial Killer
Posted in News, Saturday 14th January 2017
I Am Not A Serial Killer CoverDazzlingly original, darkly funny and totally disturbing with a genre-bending twist, I Am Not A Serial Killer is one of those movies that you just have to see. John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous and he knows it. He is 16 and helps his Mum and Aunt at the family Mortuary. John is obsessed with serial killers but really doesn't want to becom...

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The Phantasm series is back with added balls!
Posted in News, Saturday 14th January 2017
Phantasm Box SetFew horror movie franchises are as iconic as Don Coscarelli's Phantasm series. From its deadly flying silver spheres through to its hooded dwarf minions, and of course, the towering figure of arch villain The Tall Man himself, the imagery conjured up by the Phantasm films remains etched in the psyche of genre fans everywhere. Beginning with the 1979 original through to...

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Horror Channel FrightFest celebrates 12th year at Glasgow Film Festival with record-breaking fourteen titles
Posted in Frightfest, Friday 13th January 2017
FrightFest Glasgow 2017 LogoMonstrous stories, unspeakable urban legends, brutal acts and fearsome folktales dominate as the Horror Channel FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event returns to the Glasgow Film Festival with a record fourteen films, including ten UK premieres, screening from Thursday 23rd February to Saturday 25th February at the iconic Gl...

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Why Friday the 13th ain't so bad after all...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th January 2017
Emily Booth Red JacketIs anyone truly superstitious these days? I do still catch myself walking around ladders rather than under them, and feel a bit twitchy when my child opens up an umbrella indoors (gasp!) As for the number 13, I've always rather liked it; 13 being the house number me and various family members often seem to move into, and my daughter being born (of course) on the 1...

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Why Friday the 13th ain't so bad after all...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th January 2017
Emily Booth Red JacketIs anyone truly superstitious these days? I do still catch myself walking around ladders rather than under them, and feel a bit twitchy when my child opens up an umbrella indoors (gasp!) As for the number 13, I've always rather liked it; 13 being the house number me and various family members often seem to move into, and my daughter being born (of course) on the 1...

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Why Friday the 13th ain't so bad after all...!
Posted in Booth's Blog, Wednesday 11th January 2017
Emily Booth Red JacketIs anyone truly superstitious these days? I do still catch myself walking around ladders rather than under them, and feel a bit twitchy when my child opens up an umbrella indoors (gasp!) As for the number 13, I've always rather liked it; 13 being the house number me and various family members often seem to move into, and my daughter being born (of course) on the 1...

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Horror Icon Barbara Crampton chats about her role in We Are Still Here.
Posted in Interviews, Monday 9th January 2017
Barbara CramptonAhead of Horror Channel's UK premiere broadcast of We Are Still Here on Saturday January 14th, legendry actress Barbara Crampton talks exclusively on the revival of her career, her approach to challenging roles and why she loves the genre, but not the over-used label 'Scream Queen'! HC: Suddenly you are back in the genre spotlight after many people thinking you had retired. What ...

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Horror Icon Barbara Crampton chats about her role in We Are Still Here.
Posted in Interviews, Monday 9th January 2017
Barbara CramptonAhead of Horror Channel's UK premiere broadcast of We Are Still Here on Saturday January 14th, legendry actress Barbara Crampton talks exclusively on the revival of her career, her approach to challenging roles and why she loves the genre, but not the over-used label 'Scream Queen'! HC: Suddenly you are back in the genre spotlight after many people thinking you had retired. What ...

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Samara returns in Rings
Posted in News, Thursday 5th January 2017
Paramount LogoThere's a video. First you watch it. Then you die. With a cast that includes Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan and Vincent D'Onofrio, Rings will hit cinemas her in the UK on February 3rd. This new chapter in the Ring horror franchise sees the series being given a serious update. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend whe...

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Booth's Blog: Opening The Ninth Gate
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 5th January 2017
Emily Booth Seat SmallRoman Polanski is one of those rare auteurs, with his seminal films countlessly making the critics' 'must-see' lists, including ChinaTown, Rosemary's Baby, Repulsion, The Pianist, and his slightly more adventurous The Ninth Gate - which receives its network premiere on Horror this Saturday at 9pm. While I could just write about the film itself, I think the really ...

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Booth's Blog: Opening The Ninth Gate
Posted in Booth's Blog, Thursday 5th January 2017
Emily Booth Seat SmallRoman Polanski is one of those rare auteurs, with his seminal films countlessly making the critics' 'must-see' lists, including ChinaTown, Rosemary's Baby, Repulsion, The Pianist, and his slightly more adventurous The Ninth Gate - which receives its network premiere on Horror this Saturday at 9pm. While I could just write about the film itself, I think the really ...

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