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A chance to explore Star Trek comics in a fascinating new book
Posted in News, Thursday 17th January 2019
New life and new civilisationsOn 8 September 1966, visionary futurist Gene Roddenberry introduced the world to a science-fiction TV series that dared to go where none had gone before. Star Trek, with its progressive stance on civil rights, explored not only strange new worlds in the final frontier of space, but also the human condition, revealing the heights to which humans could soar, while exposing the ug...

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A chance to explore Star Trek comics in a fascinating new book
Posted in News, Thursday 17th January 2019
New life and new civilisationsOn 8 September 1966, visionary futurist Gene Roddenberry introduced the world to a science-fiction TV series that dared to go where none had gone before. Star Trek, with its progressive stance on civil rights, explored not only strange new worlds in the final frontier of space, but also the human condition, revealing the heights to which humans could soar, while exposing the ug...

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A chance to explore Star Trek comics in a fascinating new book
Posted in News, Thursday 17th January 2019
New life and new civilisationsOn 8 September 1966, visionary futurist Gene Roddenberry introduced the world to a science-fiction TV series that dared to go where none had gone before. Star Trek, with its progressive stance on civil rights, explored not only strange new worlds in the final frontier of space, but also the human condition, revealing the heights to which humans could soar, while exposing the ug...

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The school of very hard knocks is back in Class of 1984
Posted in News, Thursday 17th January 2019
Class of 1984101 Films will release Class of 1984 (1982), title 007 on their Black Label as a UK Blu-ray debut on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD on 25th February. Visceral and uncompromising, Mark L. Lester's high school thriller is one of the seminal cult movies of the 1980s. Extras include a brand new career-retrospective interview with co-writer Tom Holland, a commentary from the director and interviews with cast and cre...

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Grimmfest presents a 'Bloody Crazy' Double Bill, in association with Horror Channel's January season
Posted in News, Tuesday 15th January 2019
Grimmfest LogoGrimmfest has announced 'Bloody Crazy', a double bill screening of specially selected movies in association with Horror Channel. Taking place at The Plaza Stockport, on January 24th from 7pm, the evening brings together two crazy, blood-splattered classics, The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and channel favourite Drag Me to Hell (2009). The Cabin in the Woods (15) was written by Joss Whedon and directed by D...

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Grimmfest presents a 'Bloody Crazy' Double Bill, in association with Horror Channel's January season
Posted in News, Tuesday 15th January 2019
Grimmfest LogoGrimmfest has announced 'Bloody Crazy', a double bill screening of specially selected movies in association with Horror Channel. Taking place at The Plaza Stockport, on January 24th from 7pm, the evening brings together two crazy, blood-splattered classics, The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and channel favourite Drag Me to Hell (2009). The Cabin in the Woods (15) was written by Joss Whedon and directed by D...

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Grimmfest presents a 'Bloody Crazy' Double Bill, in association with Horror Channel's January season
Posted in News, Tuesday 15th January 2019
Grimmfest LogoGrimmfest has announced 'Bloody Crazy', a double bill screening of specially selected movies in association with Horror Channel. Taking place at The Plaza Stockport, on January 24th from 7pm, the evening brings together two crazy, blood-splattered classics, The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and channel favourite Drag Me to Hell (2009). The Cabin in the Woods (15) was written by Joss Whedon and directed by D...

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Video Nasty comic book writer Mario Covone starts shooting his directorial feature, Overtime.
Posted in News, Tuesday 15th January 2019
Cast and director of Overtime Photo credit Abby MooreMario Covone, writer of the critically acclaimed Reaper Comics horror series, Video Nasty, has begun shooting his feature film directorial debut, the horror movie, Overtime. And here are some of the principle cast on the first day of the shoot on location at a school in Ipswich, Suffolk. From left to right: Jack Clark, Pippa Had...

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The Daleks' Master Plan comes to vinyl in a first for Doctor Who
Posted in News, Monday 14th January 2019
DoctorWho_DaleksMasterPlan_2D_Pack_StickerStandardFollowing the recent popularity of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and League of Gentlemen releases on vinyl, Demon Music Group presents The Daleks' Master Plan, a narrated full-cast TV soundtrack adventure. Starring William Hartnell as the First Doctor, in a battle against his archenemies, the vinyl will be released on 15th February 201...

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The Daleks' Master Plan comes to vinyl in a first for Doctor Who
Posted in News, Monday 14th January 2019
DoctorWho_DaleksMasterPlan_2D_Pack_StickerStandardFollowing the recent popularity of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and League of Gentlemen releases on vinyl, Demon Music Group presents The Daleks' Master Plan, a narrated full-cast TV soundtrack adventure. Starring William Hartnell as the First Doctor, in a battle against his archenemies, the vinyl will be released on 15th February 201...

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Crucible of the Vampire brings back the Gothic genre
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
Crucible of the VampireMaking its World Premiere at Cannes Film Festival and garnering rave reviews at other major festivals, Iain Ross-McNamee's gothic chiller Crucible of the Vampire is set to arrives in UK cinemas on 1 February, followed by its home entertainment release on 4 February in dual format DVD and Blu-ray and on digital platforms courtesy of Screenbound Entertainment. Starring British acting favour...

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Get lost with Dave Made a Maze coming to HE this month
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
Imagine Michel Gondry and Tim Burton given unlimited cardboard, sellotape and a film camera, and you're somewhere close to getting this dazzlingly original, Saturn Award-winning horror comedy from debut director Bill Watterson. A mind-bogglingly inventive, wildly original slacker horror comedy featuring cardboard critters, Tiki terrors and a murderous maze that must be completed to be defeated, Dave Made a Maze could easily become the big cult hit of 2019! This brilliantly realised homage to fantasy adventure films from the 1980's features incredible and imaginative production design,...

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From Jordan Peele comes Us
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get Out, Academy Award-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he has written, directed and produced. Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us, from Monkeypaw Productions, stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther's Winston Duke), and their two children (Shahadi Wright Jos...

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From Jordan Peele comes Us
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get Out, Academy Award-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he has written, directed and produced. Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us, from Monkeypaw Productions, stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther's Winston Duke), and their two children (Shahadi Wright Jos...

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Ridley Scott's Alien to return to the big screen to mark its 40th anniversary
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
Alien CrewPark Circus is delighted to announce the 2019 return to the big screen of Ridley Scott's ground-breaking 1979 sci-fi classic Alien. Alien will screen at cinemas across the UK and selected international territories from 1 March 2019 in a new 4K restoration of the original theatrical cut to mark its 40th anniversary. The film was restored in 4K in 2018 by 20th Century Fox at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services ...

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The Movie Partnership announces UK Digital release date for new horror, Point of Death
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
The Movie Partnership has announced that their new horror, Point of Death, has received its digital release date for 11th February. Point of Death is directed by Steve Stone and stars David O'Hara (Braveheart, Doomsday, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1) and Isabelle Allen (Les Miserables). Alex is a man with everything - the well-paid executive job, the impressive house in the country and the beautiful wife and child. When he inexplicably decides to leave work early one Friday nothing will ever be the same again. Within hours of his return a cataclysmic storm threatens to destr...

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Lawrie Brewster's Automata to premiere at FrightFest Glasgow
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
The lavish, gothic chiller will screen at Arrow FrightFest's 14th annual Scottish event this March, where it will once again provide its share of shocks, scares and chills as part of the Glasgow Film Festival. Automata, the latest feature from director/writer duo Lawrie Brewster and Sarah Daly of Scotland's Hex Studios promises to be their boldest offering yet, with a lavish, Giallo-esque visual style, a subversive sensibility, and a narrative that spans three centuries. The film tells the story of an antiques expert who is called upon to authenticate a three-hundred-year-old clockwork d...

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Lawrie Brewster's Automata to premiere at FrightFest Glasgow
Posted in News, Saturday 12th January 2019
The lavish, gothic chiller will screen at Arrow FrightFest's 14th annual Scottish event this March, where it will once again provide its share of shocks, scares and chills as part of the Glasgow Film Festival. Automata, the latest feature from director/writer duo Lawrie Brewster and Sarah Daly of Scotland's Hex Studios promises to be their boldest offering yet, with a lavish, Giallo-esque visual style, a subversive sensibility, and a narrative that spans three centuries. The film tells the story of an antiques expert who is called upon to authenticate a three-hundred-year-old clockwork d...

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FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2019 line-up
Posted in Frightfest, News, Thursday 10th January 2019
FinaleIt's full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March. Presenting a stunning and resonating two days of trauma, terror and tantalising thrills, this year's line-up, once again housed at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embraces the latest genre discoveries from around the world, spa...

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FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2019 line-up
Posted in Frightfest, News, Thursday 10th January 2019
FinaleIt's full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March. Presenting a stunning and resonating two days of trauma, terror and tantalising thrills, this year's line-up, once again housed at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embraces the latest genre discoveries from around the world, spa...

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FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2019 line-up
Posted in Frightfest, News, Thursday 10th January 2019
FinaleIt's full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March. Presenting a stunning and resonating two days of trauma, terror and tantalising thrills, this year's line-up, once again housed at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embraces the latest genre discoveries from around the world, spa...

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Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zom-rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions.
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 8th January 2019
MDV Image 1Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zombie rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions. HC: When did your interest in horror films begin? MDV: About the age of 11 or 12, I started enjoying watching horror films, after my parents had gone to bed. I remember watching Child's Play with the volume turned off, sitting directly in front of the TV so I could quic...

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Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zom-rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions.
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 8th January 2019
MDV Image 1Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zombie rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions. HC: When did your interest in horror films begin? MDV: About the age of 11 or 12, I started enjoying watching horror films, after my parents had gone to bed. I remember watching Child's Play with the volume turned off, sitting directly in front of the TV so I could quic...

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Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zom-rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions.
Posted in Interviews, Tuesday 8th January 2019
MDV Image 1Ahead of Horror Channel's premiere of zombie rom-com Ibiza Undead, we ask actress and producer Marcia Do Vales 10 scary questions. HC: When did your interest in horror films begin? MDV: About the age of 11 or 12, I started enjoying watching horror films, after my parents had gone to bed. I remember watching Child's Play with the volume turned off, sitting directly in front of the TV so I could quic...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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Get ready to move into 2019 with Sliders.
Posted in Features, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Ever wanted the ability to move between periods of time in Earth's history, and if so, where would you choose? But what if each period of time was from an alternate universe? This is the added jeopardy faced by the four travellers in the cult series Sliders, which starts on Horror on January 7th. A physics postgraduate student Quinn Mallory (Jerry O'Connell) discovers how to travel or 'slide' to parallel dimensions via a vortex, and is joined by his professor Professor Maximillian Arturo (John Rhys-Davies), his friend Wade Wells (Sabrina Lloyd), and a stranger Rembrandt Brown (Cleavant ...

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A chat with Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell ahead of Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Ahead of the Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies, on January 5 at 9pm, director Dominic Brunt and actor/producer partner Joanne Mitchell unpin the nappies... HC: Attack of the Adult Babies will receive its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel. Are you both excited? DB: I'm over the moon. As a fan of horror, I'm also a fan of the Horror Channel. It's an honour to have our work premiered with one of our favourite channels. The Horror Channel (along with FrightFest and Metrodome) took Before Dawn under its wing when that was released as our debut feature film. It marked ...

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A chat with Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell ahead of Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Ahead of the Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies, on January 5 at 9pm, director Dominic Brunt and actor/producer partner Joanne Mitchell unpin the nappies... HC: Attack of the Adult Babies will receive its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel. Are you both excited? DB: I'm over the moon. As a fan of horror, I'm also a fan of the Horror Channel. It's an honour to have our work premiered with one of our favourite channels. The Horror Channel (along with FrightFest and Metrodome) took Before Dawn under its wing when that was released as our debut feature film. It marked ...

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A chat with Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell ahead of Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies
Posted in Interviews, Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Ahead of the Horror Channel's UK TV premiere of Attack of the Adult Babies, on January 5 at 9pm, director Dominic Brunt and actor/producer partner Joanne Mitchell unpin the nappies... HC: Attack of the Adult Babies will receive its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel. Are you both excited? DB: I'm over the moon. As a fan of horror, I'm also a fan of the Horror Channel. It's an honour to have our work premiered with one of our favourite channels. The Horror Channel (along with FrightFest and Metrodome) took Before Dawn under its wing when that was released as our debut feature film. It marked ...

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Top 10 movies of 2018
Posted in Features, Tuesday 1st January 2019
It's been a real bumper year for horror movie fans. 2018 delivered up more cinematic scares than most years, it also saw he return of some of one of the most iconic monsters of all time. Here, in no particular order, is our ten favourites and let us know yours via Facebook and Twitter. Ghost Stories The movie that breathed new life into the portmanteau genre, Ghost Stories is a sublime excursion into the smart minds of two incredibly talented people; Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. Phillip Goodman (Nyman), professor of psychology, arch-skeptic, one-man 'belief buster' - has his rationality t...

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