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Dare you enter The Twilight Zone at The Ambassadors Theatre?
Posted on Monday 15th April 2019
The Twilight Zone logo

Full casting was recently announced for the highly anticipated West End transfer of the Almeida's sell-out production of The Twilight Zone, which has now transferred to The Ambassadors Theatre.

Reprising their highly praised performances from the Almeida run are Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Adrianna Bertola and Neil Haigh, who will be joined for the West End premiere by Alisha Bailey, Natasha J Barnes, Nicholas Karimi, Dan Crossley, Dyfan Dwyfor, Lauren O'Neill and Matthew Steer.

Adapted by Anne Washburn (Shipwreck, Mr. Burns) and directed by the multi award-winning director (winner of 7 Olivier Awards), Richard Jones, this production of the acclaimed classic CB...

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Take a journey through time and space on RSD 2019
Posted on Thursday 11th April 2019
The Mighty Boosh RSD 2019

#RSD19 goes on a journey through time and space to the world of the Mighty Boosh.

This is the classic BBC Radio 4 comedy, which launched the careers of writers and leads Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt. This is the first time the series appears on vinyl and presents the surreal world of the Zooniverse on 3 pieces of spectacular splattered coloured 180g vinyl.

Limited to 1500 copies this will be housed in a gatefold sleeve with brand new artwork by Noel Fielding, Dave Brown and featuring sleeve notes by Julian Barrett.

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EXCLUSIVE! New clip from Pet Sematary
Posted on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Sometimes dead is better!

Here's an exclusive clip from Pet Sematary which is being released on 4th April by Paramount Pictures.

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Free Armed Forces screenings of REDCON-1
Posted on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Redcon-1 Poster

Intense Distribution and 101 Films have announced a partnership with Forces Cinemas, to provide a series of free screenings of Redcon-1 to the British Armed Forces around the world.

Like the relentless zombies in the film, Redcon-1 just won't quit. Following a highly successful theatrical release of the action-packed horror thriller at Vue Cinemas last year, REDCON-1, about eight soldiers on a suicide mission after Britain is brought to its knees by a zombie outbreak, made its home entertainment debut last month and immediately entered the Official Top 20 on its first week of release.

REDCON-1 features over 1,500 extras, some of whom were war veterans who had served in the ...

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Catch Dom Brunt's first two features on Blu-ray!
Posted on Tuesday 2nd April 2019

101 Films are releasing two modern British classics on Blu-ray for the first time this Monday, 8th April, both directed by Dominic Brunt; brutal crime thriller Bait, and bloody zombie horror Before Dawn.

Both feature brand new extras, and to make the releases extra special the first 100 copies of each have been signed by the filmmakers; Before Dawn by director/star Dominic Brunt and star Joanne Mitchell, while copies of Bait are also signed by Dominic and Joanne, along with star Victoria Smurfit.

Before Dawn

Before Dawn: In a last-ditch effort to save his marriage, Alex (Dominic Brunt) travels with is estranged wife Meg (Joanne Mitchell) to an isolated country cottage. Little do they realise, their...

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark - new trailer and posters
Posted on Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Entertainment One UK has released the first trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, from the visionary mind of producer Guillermo del Toro. Two new posters have also revealed for the upcoming adaptation starring Zoe Margaret Colletti, based on the classic horror anthology series for children.

It's 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind... but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book...

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Little Did You Know: The Confessions of David McGillivray coming soon!
Posted on Tuesday 2nd April 2019

FAB Press is publishing the eagerly-awaited autobiography of horror and sexploitation movie writer and director David McGillivray.

In this sensational memoir, illustrated with many previously unseen photos, McGillivray reveals how his anti-establishment lifestyle stretches back to his teenage years and journeys six decades, taking us through the cocaine-lined world of London's media industry, the tragic heights of the AIDS epidemic and the sinful celluloid backstreets of Soho. It's a colourful picaresque account of the capital from every angle.

Described by Jonathan Ross as "a comedy legend", Alan Jones as "a horror icon" and Matthew Sweet as "the Truffaut of smut", David McGillivray has enj...

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Now that's what I call The Radiophonic Workshop!
Posted on Tuesday 26th March 2019
The Radiophonic Workshop

After the release of BBC Radiophonic Music (1971), and Fourth Dimension (1973), this was the third album to be produced by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, coming out in February 1975.

Where the first album focused on showcasing commissioned TV themes, and the second was mainly Paddy Kingsland's project, most of the tracks on this album were written by the Workshop's composers specially for the release, the exceptions being Major Bloodnok's Stomach, The Panel Beaters and The World of Science.

In the early seventies, the equipment and techniques the composers used were at the cutting edge of music technology. This album was an opportunity for them to create mus...

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Arrow Video to release The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire on Blu-ray and limited edition vinyl soundtrack
Posted on Tuesday 26th March 2019
The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire

One of several 'animal-in-the-title' cash-ins released in the wake of Dario Argento's box-office smash The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire is a gloriously excessive giallo that boasts a rogues gallery of perverse characters; violent, fetishized murders, and one of the genre's most nonsensical, red-herring laden plots (which sees almost every incidental character hinted at potentially being the killer).

Arrow Records will release the official soundtrack on limited edition purple vinyl too!

Set in Dublin (a rather surprising giallo location), Iguana opens audaciously with an acid-throwing, razor-wi...

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What's inside the Shed of the Dead?
Posted on Tuesday 26th March 2019
Shed of the Dead poster

New zom-edy Shed of the Dead will be having its World Premiere at this year's SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival on 18th May at Stratford Picturehouse, and will then be available on Digital Download release from 20th May.

The film features a host of British talent including Spencer Brown, Lauren Socha (Misfits), Emily Booth (Doghouse), and Ewen MacIntosh (The Bromley Boys, The Office). In addition, British actor Brian Blessed will be lending his unmistakable booming vocals as the film's narrator. The film also features US horror icons Kane Hodder (Friday 13th, Hatchet), Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects, Halloween), and Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, One Flew Over The Cuc...

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Time to enter the fifth dimension with new The Twilight Zone box-set
Posted on Monday 18th March 2019
The Twilight Zone 60th Anniversary

Mediumrare Entertainment has announced The Twilight Zone 60th Anniversary Edition which will include all 5 seasons of the original classic cult TV series.

Explore the depths of the unknown in this complete collection of episodes from the Twilight Zone. Funny at times, heartbreaking at others, the Twilight Zone was one of the most unique and inventive television shows ever created. All 156 episodes from the classic show created by the legendary Rod Serling are collected here.

Being presented in an all new lenticular packaged limited anniversary Blu-ray Box Set which will include an 80 page companion book written by Marc Scott Zic...

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Celebrate Alien's 40th anniversary with new 4K transfer
Posted on Wednesday 13th March 2019
Alien 4K Packshot

In space no one can hear you scream. The terrifying sci-fi adventure, Alien, celebrates 40 years with an all-new 4K Ultra HD master, available April 22. A limited edition 4K UHD SteelBook of Alien 40th Anniversary Edition will also be available exclusively at Zavvi.

In the film that birthed the wildly successful Alien franchise, the crew of the deep space tug Nostromo awaken from stasis during a voyage home to Earth when their ship's computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from the desolate nearby moon, LV-426. While investigating, one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and he is rushed back to the N...

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