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[REC] - DVD Review
Posted on Thursday 20th November 2008
Spanish horror hit [REC] is, to put it simply one of the most inventive and effective fright flicks of recent times. Rightly applauded by critics the world over it captured the attention of audiences wherever it played and proved to the world that hits such as The Orphanage and Hipnos (which was shown recently on Zone Horror) that [REC] tells the story of a young TV reporter, Angela who along with her loyal cameraman Pablo are recording a real-life late night n...

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I See What The Killer Sees - Millennium
Posted on Thursday 20th November 2008
In 1996 some of the population was preparing for the world to end. Turn of the century tensions were slowly increasing and a panic about a world holocaust was creeping into people’s conscience. Chris Carter, creator of the global hit The X-Files, picked up on this and society’s ever-increasing fear of the evil that lurked in the shadows on every street. He created Millennium, a series that brought high gloss production values as well as true to life horror to TV screens across the world. It was controversial, hard-hitting and violent, but it was also intelligent, mature and compulsive view...

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How To Make A Micro-Budget Horror Movie From Scratch!
Posted on Thursday 20th November 2008
Pat Higgins directed and produced the film TrashHouse on a shoestring, shooting digitally in warehouses in Southend. It premièred at the TromaFling festival in Edinburgh 2005, where it was awarded Best Screenplay and runner-up for Best UK Feature. It was released on DVD by Screen Entertainment in February 2006 (and later re-released by budget label Shriek in summer 2007) and received positive reviews in many magazines, including Empire. He has gone on to produce a string of successful low budget fright flicks. Here, in the first part of a four part series he gives honest and invaluable advice...

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Swamp Thing - A Celebration
Posted on Thursday 20th November 2008
Very few comic strip characters transfer successfully to the big screen. History is littered with failures such as The Phantom, Popeye and err The Fat Slags. Horror/Fantasy figures have also had a rough deal with movies such as Judge Dredd springing to mind. But there have been some really cool interpretations including Tim Burton’s Batman and Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy. So a few eyebrows were raised back in the early when controversial horror movie maker Wes Craven decided to take DC Comics ecological warrior Swamp Thing and turn him into a box office star.Created by Len Wein ...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
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P2
Friday 22nd December
10.40 PM
Don't Blink
DON'T BLINK
Saturday 16th December
9.00 PM
An American Werewolf In Paris
AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
Monday 18th December
9.00 PM