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London Horror Comic Issue 4 Details
Posted on Thursday 29th December 2011
London Horror Comic Issue 4 CoverUsing an incredibly talented team London Horror Comic set a new benchmark for anthology storytelling over its first three issues. Now after a hiatus of almost two years the comic is back, better than ever The much anticipated Issue 4 has been richly rendered by the talents of Lee Ferguson (Black Canary Wedding Planner) D...

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Red State - January 23rd
Posted on Wednesday 28th December 2011
Red State DVD CoverRed State is billed as an explosive, edge of your seat action-horror film, which will draw you down a harrowing path where 'sinners' face their judgment day at the hands of a dangerous religious sect. This gripping and exhilarating film from Kevin Smith is released on DVD and Blu-ray through Entertainment One on January 23rd. The movie follows three horny friends who turn ...

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Argento's Four Flies To Be Unleashed In January
Posted on Wednesday 21st December 2011
Four Flies On Grey Velvet CoverForty years after its release and twenty years after the film disappeared from the public eye, Shameless Screen Entertainment is releasing the first ever worldwide Blu-ray of Dario Argento's lost masterpiece, Four Flies On Grey Velvet and, also for the first time ever, in the original version in which it was made. This special 40th Annive...

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Wrath Of The Titans - Teaser Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 21st December 2011
Wrath Of The TitansIf you're looking forward to our premiere of Hawk The Slayer tonight at 9pm then you may be interested in this, the teaser trailer for Wrath Of The Titans which hits UK cinemas in March. A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year-old son, Helius. Meanwhile,...

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Tomie: Unlimited - January 23rd
Posted on Wednesday 14th December 2011
Tomie CoverDirector Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, RoboGeisha) is back with Tomie: Unlimited, his entry in to the ongoing Tomie horror film series based on a popular Manga by Junji Ito. Tsukiko (Moe Arai), who belongs to a photography club at high school, always feels inferior to her elder sister, Tomie (Miu Nakamura). Tomie is breathtakingly beautiful and popular among the male students, including Toshio...

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Rogue River To Flow Into Stores From January 2012
Posted on Tuesday 13th December 2011
Rogue RiverFollowing its European Premiere at Frightfest 2011, Rogue River finally comes to DVD and Blu-ray on the 16th January. Wanting to scatter her father’s ashes at a significant place, Mara (Michelle Page) drives to a remote part of the beautiful Rogue River in Southern Oregon. When Mara's car is towed away by over-zealous police she accepts the offer of a ride into town by a kindly passerby. First ...

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Dead Heads - Coming January 2012
Posted on Sunday 11th December 2011
Dead Heads DVD CoverAfter a hugely successful UK premiere at this year's Frightfest, Dead Heads comes to DVD and Blu-ray 2nd January with a whole host of extras. Directed by brothers Brett and Drew T. Pierce, sons of The Evil Dead special effects photographer Bart Pierce, the film wears its influences gloriously on its blood splattered sleeve and sees a return to 1980's style comedy advent...

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The Dead - Soundtrack Available Soon
Posted on Thursday 8th December 2011
The Dead SoundtrackBy popular demand, the producers of the much admired zombie survival flick The Dead are releasing the film's soundtrack, which features a haunting original score from film composer Imran Ahmad, with vocals from top Eritrean singer Saba Tewelde and kora from Gambian virtuoso Jally Kebba Susso. The soundtrack is available to download from iTunes and Amazon from 12th December...

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Haunted Magazine - A Fresh Look At The Paranormal
Posted on Monday 5th December 2011
Haunted Issue 11Haunted Magazine is a bi-monthly publication and is full of things scary and spooky and looks at every aspect of the paranormal. Launched in 2009 by ANON Publications, Albert Nonn and Paul Stevenson looked at creating a different kind of magazine that just didn't say "here's a ghost, look here's another one, and oooh, guess what?" They realised that they had to crawl befo...

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Robert Englund And William Forsythe - Together At Last
Posted on Wednesday 30th November 2011
Inkubus DVD sleeveMurder, gore and mayhem ensue as two giants of the horror genre, Robert Englund and William Forsythe team up for the first time in supernatural horror thriller, Inkubus, which will be released by Trintiy X on DVD in the UK, February 6th, 2012. Shot in just 15 days the directot Glenn Ciano has gone on record as saying he wanted the film to be a "nuts and guts" throw-back to t...

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Silent Night Of The Living Dead - To Enter Pre-Production 2012
Posted on Tuesday 29th November 2011
Silent Night Of The Living Dead promo posterSlated to go into pre-production Spring 2012 is the long awaited feature from Beware The Moon director Paul Davis. Silent Night Of The Living Dead, which has been written by James Moran, the man behind Severance and the soon to be released Cockneys Vs Zombies will start shooting towards t...

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Explore The Hammer Vault This December
Posted on Sunday 27th November 2011
The Hammer Vault CoverIf you're enjoying our Hammer seasons on Horror then you might want to check out this new book from Hammer expert Marcus Hearn. The Hammer Vault is a brand new hardback packed with sensational, never-before-seen material and is an entertaining romp through the archives of Britain’s most famous film studio. Designed for both die-hard fans and those new to Hammer'...

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Kill List - Release Date Set
Posted on Saturday 26th November 2011
Kill List DVD CoverOne of the most talked about and acclaimed movies at FrightFest 2011 was Ben Wheatley's Kill List. Thanks to StudioCanal its coming to Blu-ray and DVD on December 26th. Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer, Jay (Neil Maskell: Rise Of The Footsoldier), is pressured by his partner, Gal (Michae...

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Dream House - New Clip
Posted on Thursday 24th November 2011
Dream HouseOnce upon a time, there were two little girls who lived in a house. Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts and Rachel Weisz star in Dream House, a suspense thriller about a family that unknowingly moves into a home where grisly murders were committed... only to uncover even darker mysteries within its walls. Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a high-power job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, ...

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You're Gonna Need A Bigger Beach - Sand Sharks Land Early 2012
Posted on Wednesday 23rd November 2011
Sand SharksIt might be safe to go back in the water, but first you have to get across the beach, which in Sand Sharks is not as easy as it sounds given that nature's perfect killing machine is no longer confined to the ocean. Directed by Mark Atkins and starring Corin Nemec, Brooke Hogan, Gina Holden, Julie Berman, Nick Hogan and Vanessa Lee Evigan, Sand Sharks is a gory and playful creature feature with it...

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The Martians are back, for a new generation
Posted on Sunday 20th November 2011
The War Of The Worlds The Next Generatiion PosterOne of the most successful stage shows of recent times, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, returns to UK Arenas with a new star and another technological leap forward. On November 18th The New Generation of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The W...

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Hammer Glamour Coming To the Horror Channel
Posted on Thursday 17th November 2011
Hammer GlamourThe Horror Channel continues its celebration of Hammer cinema with a seasonal menu of blood and barely restrained cleavage in a celebration of those glorious 70s supernatural sirens. Over four weeks, starting December 24th, you can share the Christmas season with Ingrid Pitt, Yutte Stensgaard, Martine Beswick and real-life twins Mary and Madeleine Collinson in a crop of 1971 H...

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Rabies - Tonight At The Peckham Plex
Posted on Thursday 17th November 2011
RabiesThe creepy confines of the woods provide the perfect setting for Rabies, Israel's first ever horror film. The movie is showing tonight at Peckham Plex 8.30pm as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival. Co-directors Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado met when they were tutor and student at Tel Aviv University, and Rabies was born of their shared desire to bring something edgy and new to Israeli cinema. That it i...

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Final Destination 5 - DVD and Blu-ray release date
Posted on Wednesday 16th November 2011
Final Destination 5 Bluray CoverIn Final Destination 5, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man's premonition saves a group of co-workers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries ...

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Society: Party Animal Re-Print News
Posted on Tuesday 15th November 2011
Society Party Animal Cover British genre publishers Rough Cut Comics will celebrate their tenth anniversary at the Thought Bubble Sequential Arts Festival in Leeds on November 19th and 20th with a re-release of their official Society comic-books. The company acquired the comic-book rights to Brian Yuzna's cult horror satire in 2002 and produced stories which combined...

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Hostel - Part 3 Due January 2012
Posted on Tuesday 15th November 2011
Sony LogoGet ready for the next disturbing chapter in the terrifying Hostel franchise when Hostel: Part III debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on January 23 thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film promises to contain even more disturbing and shocking moments than its predecessors, bringing the underground world of the notorious Elite Hunting Club to "Sin City", where human torture has bee...

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THE DARK SIDE MAGAZINE CELEBRATES 21ST BIRTHDAY WITH DIGITAL GIVEAWAY SPONSORED BY NETWORK DVD
Posted on Saturday 12th November 2011
The Dark Side Issue 1 CoverThe UK's number one specialist horror genre magazine The Dark Side has just turned 21 years old and to celebrate this momentous anniversary in style, along with the help and support of sponsors Network DVD, The Dark Side is offering all its readers, both old and new, the chance to enjoy the magazine's first four rare collectors' editions totally free...

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First Night at Rookford - New Clip From The Awakening
Posted on Tuesday 8th November 2011
The Awakening PosterThe Awakening is a new and very much anticipated supernatural thriller from Nick Murphy who also penned the script alongside Stephen Volk. Starring Dominic West (The Wire, 300), Rebecca Hall (The Town) and Oscar-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake) this chiller is set for release on November the 11th. In post-World War I England in 1921, an author and paranormal scepti...

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Strippers Vs Werewolves - New Trailer
Posted on Tuesday 8th November 2011
Strippers Vs Werewolves BodyStrippers Vs Werewolves, the new movie from director Jonathan Glendenning, the man behind the creature feature 13hrs last year, is due for release sometime next year. If you were lucky enough to have attended FrightFest 2011 you'll have seen a sneaky and rather fun preview of this movie. Well now we have the brand new trailer for you to enjoy. ...

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Chronicle - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 30th October 2011
Chronicle One SheetFancy a chiller that's just that little bit different? Then put a date in your diaries for March 2nd 2012 when Josh Trank's debut feature film Chronicle is released thanks to 20th Century Fox. Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities...

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Scream Magazine - Best Of Details
Posted on Wednesday 26th October 2011
Scream Annual 2011 CoverScream Magazine is releasing its first ever full colour bumper Best Of Book this December. Running at over 130 pages the first 10,000 print run of the book will be available throughout the UK from December 19th with 1000 additional copies sold exclusively through their website. Contents of the book include the best of the celebrity and filmmaker interviews ...

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Auteur Publishing announces new series of books - Devil's Advocates
Posted on Tuesday 25th October 2011
Auteur Publishing has announced a new series of books – Devil's Advocates – devoted to classics of horror cinema. The first two titles are Witchfinder General from freelance writer Ian Cooper and Let The Right One In from film critic and journalist Anne Billson. Each one is 112 pages in length and retails at £9.99. Witchfinder General Book CoverWitchfinder General,...

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FASTER, MADDER, BLOODIER - Grindhouse Trailer Classics 3 Updated
Posted on Monday 24th October 2011
Grindhouse Trailer Classics 2Following the successful and critically-acclaimed release of Grindhouse Trailer Classics 1 and 2 (volume 1 was recently shown on the Horror Channel), Nucleus Films will take you on another two hour trip back to the "gory days" of cult and exploitation cinema with their latest unseen compilation of audacious theatrical trailers from th...

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Emily The Strange - Nintendo Adventure
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2011
Emily The Strange BoxEmily the Strange came to life in the early 1990's and quickly became a beloved counterculture icon all around the world. In her earliest years, she was a quiet but sharp-witted stranger, slinging philosophy and cultural observations in a series of hand-screened t-shirts and stickers. As her presence grew and became a standard in the cultural underground, Emily's own ...

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The Woman In Black - New Trailer
Posted on Tuesday 18th October 2011
The Woman In BlackBased on the classic ghost story, The Woman In Black from tells the tale of Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a lawyer who is forced to leave his young son and travel to a remote village to attend to the affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. Working alone in the old mansion, Kipps begins to uncover the town's tragic and tortured secrets and his fears esca...

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The Awakening - New Poster
Posted on Sunday 16th October 2011
The Awakening PosterIt's been a very good year for paranormal shockers with Insidious being one of the most memorable. Now comes The Awakening a new supernatural thriller from Nick Murphy who also penned the script alongside Stephen Volk. Starring Dominic West (The Wire, 300), Rebecca Hall (The Town) and Oscar-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake) this chiller is set for release on November...

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Rare Exports To Arrive In November
Posted on Wednesday 12th October 2011
Rare ExportsFinnish director Jalmari Helander's critically acclaimed debut feature, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on 7th November. Driven by his curiosity regarding a supposed archeological excavation located on a mountain near his remote rural home, young and adventurous Pietari stumbles upon the shocking, ugly truth about the being known the world over as Santa C...

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Mother's Day - Brand New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 9th October 2011
s Day DVD CoverLoosely based on Charles Kaufman's 1980 Troma classic, Mother's Day (which has been shown on the Horror Channel) sees Rebecca De Mornay heading a killer cast in a role that makes her psychotic character from The Hand That Rocks The Cradle look like Mother Theresa. In this highly-anticipated psychological thriller from renowned director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, and ...

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The 5th UK Festival of Zombie Culture comes to Leicester this November
Posted on Sunday 9th October 2011
Festival 2010 ZombiesThis year sees the 5th Day Of The Undead festival and its taking place on November 19th at Phoenix Square, Leicester. It's a celebration of Zombie films, book and games from around the world. There will be a mixture of classic zombie, modern and rare foreign zombie films to cater to all fans of the genre. Alongside the films there will be make-up artists to turn you...

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Frightfest To Screen UK Premiere Of The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)
Posted on Friday 7th October 2011
THC2Tom Six' controversial sequel to The Human Centipede which was initially banned by the BBFC, will fill the midnight slot at Film4 FrightFest's Halloween all-nighter at the Vue Cinema in London's Leicester Square on Saturday October 29th. Tom Six said today: "I am insanely happy I can now show my beautiful deformed baby to the FrightFest audience". Tom and producer Ilona Six will be attending, as will some of the ca...

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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) Granted UK Certificate
Posted on Thursday 6th October 2011
The Human Centipede 2 LogoEureka Entertainment has announced the forthcoming release of the controversial horror film The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence). Ian Sadler, Sales Director for Eureka Entertainment, Bounty Films' UK distributor said: "We are really pleased that after nearly 4 months of detailed discussion and debate, we have been able to reach an agreement with the...

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B.F.I. Film Festival News
Posted on Tuesday 4th October 2011
Last ScreeningThe 55th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express runs from 12th - 27th October 2011 and there's some notable genre flicks showing. The Awakening is the directorial feature debut from BAFTA-winning director Nick Murphy and features in the Film On The Square strand of the festival. Set in 1920s London, the plot revolves around the suspected haunting of a boys' boardi...

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Craven's Deadly Blessing Hits DVD This November
Posted on Sunday 2nd October 2011
Deadly Blessing CoverStarring a stunningly youthful and beautiful Sharon Stone in her first ever speaking role, alongside Ernest Borgnine, Michael Berryman and Maren Jensen, Deadly Blessing sees director Wes Craven moving away from the uncompromising ferocity of his first two features (The Last House On The Left and The Hills Have Eyes) and instead focusing on a far more brooding and atmo...

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Scream: The Horror Magazine Issue 8 Details.
Posted on Sunday 2nd October 2011
Scream Issue 8Details for the next issue of Scream Magazine have just been released as well as the cracking cover. Contents Include: Jaws 2: Cast and Crew Memories John Landis Exclusive Interview talking about his new book Monsters In The Movies and An American Werewolf in London. Kane Hodder talks horror stunts and acting! Japan's queen of scream: Eihi Shiina exclusively gives Scream magazine her...

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Bursting To Read This - Alien Vault
Posted on Wednesday 28th September 2011
Alien Vault Cover For more than thirty years, audiences have been simultaneously captivated and appalled as the spaceship Nostromo is invaded and its crew stalked by a terrifying parasitic creature. From the gore of the infant alien bursting from Kane's chest to the mounting claustrophobia as Ripley discovers the monster has followed her into the escape shuttle, Alien is a chilling mas...

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Hidden To Hit Blu-ray In 3D This October
Posted on Tuesday 27th September 2011
Hidden 3D CoverShot in Italy and Canada for $8 million, Hidden is billed as a chilling new-feature from G2 Pictures starring Sean Clement (Fringe) and Simonetta Solder (Amanda Knox: Murder On Trial In Italy) The story begins when Brian Karter's mother dies, he is surprised to learn that he has inherited The Sanctuary, home to her controversial experimental addiction treatment center. During a tour o...

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New Horror Audio Titles In Time For Halloween
Posted on Sunday 25th September 2011
Ghostly Terror CoverFor audio experiences that will chill your blood there are two horror titles coming soon from AudioGO that will have you sleeping with the lights on. Ghostly Terror is a terrifying collection of classic ghost stories from masters of the genre, by various authors and readers. Amongst the stories are The Beast With Five Fingers by WF Harvey, read by Stephen Pacey, and Ca...

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark - New Poster
Posted on Sunday 25th September 2011
Dont Be Afraid Of The Dark UK QuadThe Guillermo del Toro produced creature creeper Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark hits UK cinemas on October 7th. Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey it's based on the classic US TV movie of the same name. After moving into her new home with her father Alex (Pearce) and his girlfriend, Kim...

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Dream House - Release Date And Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 21st September 2011
Dream HouseOnce upon a time, there were two little girls who lived in a house. Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts and Rachel Weisz star in Dream House, a suspense thriller about a family that unknowingly moves into a home where grisly murders were committed... only to uncover even darker mysteries within its walls. Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a high-power job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, ...

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Mimic - New Cut From Guillermo Del Toro
Posted on Tuesday 20th September 2011
Face from MimicScience fiction and horror combine in time for Halloween as Mimic: Special Edition, from superstar director Guillermo Del Toro, is released on Blu-ray for the first time on October 31st, courtesy of Studiocanal. Originally released in 1997, this effectively creepy sci-fi horror was Del Toro's first foray into American cinema and provided English-speaking audiences with an early glimps...

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Metamorphosis Coming Soon To DVD
Posted on Tuesday 20th September 2011
Metamorphosis DVD CoverNetwork asks what lurks on the other side of mortality, as they prepare for the DVD release of vampire horror film Metamorphosis on October 3rd. Cult favourite actor Christopher Lambert (Highlander, Subway) takes centre stage in this mesmerising thriller from award-winning Hungarian director Jenö Hodi. Some people have a fascination with horror and the paran...

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New Trailer For The Awakening
Posted on Sunday 18th September 2011
Awakening TeaserIt's been a very good year for paranormal shockers with Insidious being one of the most memorable. Now comes The Awakening a new supernatural thriller from Nick Murphy who also penned the script alongside Stephen Volk. Starring Dominic West (The Wire, 300), Rebecca Hall (The Town) and Oscar-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake) this chiller is set for release on November t...

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The Caller - New Trailer
Posted on Saturday 17th September 2011
The Caller Blu-ray CoverFrom British director Matthew Parkhill comes The Caller, a disturbing tale starring Twilight's Rachelle Lefevre and True Blood's Stephen Moyer. Lefevre is divorcee Mary Kee who is being harassed by both her ex-husband Steven (Ed Quinn), and a mysterious female caller with the alarming claim that she is ringing from Mary's own past. This atmospheric, eerie c...

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The Dead Will Arrive October 10th
Posted on Thursday 15th September 2011
The Dead Blu-ray coverOne of the finest zombie movies of recent years, The Dead finally comes to DVD and Blu-ray on October 10th thanks to Anchor Bay. Shot on locations across Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa on 35mm including many never before committed to celluloid locations, The Dead is unlike anything horror audiences have ever experienced - an apocalyptic, savage journey to the...

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 - New Trailer
Posted on Thursday 15th September 2011
Breaking Dawn Teaser PosterThey met in Twilight, parted in New Moon and fought together in Eclipse. Now, in the penultimate film in the epic saga, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) will finally vow to be together forever as they become husband and wife. In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, Bella is awkwardly adapting to life as Edward's ...

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Mother's Day Release Date Announced
Posted on Wednesday 14th September 2011
s Day DVD CoverLoosely based on Charles Kaufman's 1980 Troma classic, Mother's Day (which has been shown on the Horror Channel) sees Rebecca De Mornay heading a killer cast in a role that makes her psychotic character from The Hand That Rocks The Cradle look like Mother Theresa. In this highly-anticipated psychological thriller from renowned director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, and ...

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Emily Booth Writes For Bizarre Magazine!
Posted on Tuesday 13th September 2011
Emily Booth BladesEmily Booth, Horror Channel's Diva of the Dark Side has been signed by Bizarre Magazine to be their new Queen of Horror! Yes, Emily will write a monthly film column that will keep readers up to date with all the latest horror movie gossip and info for this, the best selling magazine of the strange, weird and wonderful. For more news check out the official Bizarre Magazine sit...

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Hammer Books Due In October
Posted on Thursday 8th September 2011
Kronos Book CoverHammer has begun to publish books in the form of film tie-ins and backlist classics that have been re-imagined to bring them to a whole new market with a modern and sophisticated twist. Three of the latest releases are detailed below and tune into Horror during October for a special season of classic Hammer movies. Wake Wood - K. A. John Still grieving after the death...

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Quatermass Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 6th September 2011
Quatermass And The Pit CoverDigitally restored and with brand new extras Hammer's Quatermass And The Pit will hit the Double Play format (meaning it comes on DVD and Blu-ray) on October 10th thanks to Studio Canal. The third in the trilogy of films based on Nigel Kneale's seminal Quatermass series, Quatermass And The Pit was made by Hammer Studios in 1967, directed by stalw...

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The Roommate Arrives September 12th
Posted on Monday 5th September 2011
The Room Mate Blu-ray CoverThe Roommate will debut on Blu-ray and DVD on September 12th thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Leighton Meester leads a hot young cast that includes Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet and Aly Michalka, in a spine-tingling tale of a co-ed who becomes the deadly obsession of her new roommate. Directed by Christian E. Christiansen, The Roommate is bill...

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Hatchet 2 - Due on DVD and Blu-ray Next Week
Posted on Monday 22nd August 2011
Hatchet 2 DVD CoverIncreasing the body count, the gore levels and the homicidal ingenuity of his cult horror hit Hatchet, writer-director Adam Green throws his splatter generator into overdrive and somehow manages to out-slash every other slasher movie ever made with Hatchet 2, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on 29th August. Starring Danielle Harris, Tony Todd, Kane Hodder and Tom Holland, and fea...

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The Twilight Zone - Series 4 Coming Soon
Posted on Thursday 18th August 2011
Twilight Zone Season 4 ImageSeason 4 of the original series of The Twilight Zone hits the shelves on September 19th. This timeless classic is available for the first time ever in high-definition Blu-ray, as well as digitally remastered DVD formats. Season 4 of this iconic series moved from half-hour episodes to eighteen hour-length TV episodes and included appearances by De...

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Cannibal Holocaust - Release Date September 26th
Posted on Thursday 18th August 2011
Cannibal HolocaustRuggero Deodato's Cannibal Holocaust remains one of the most shocking and controversial films of all time. Now, for the first time ever and in association with Shameless Screen Entertainment, Deodato has revisited his classic of horror cinema to produce a brand new Director's Edit of the film especially for its High Definition debut on Blu-ray. This new Director's Edit, which...

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The Woman In Black - New Trailer
Posted on Thursday 18th August 2011
The Woman In Black LogoBased on the classic ghost story, The Woman In Black tells the tale of Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a lawyer who is forced to leave his young son and travel to a remote village to attend to the affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. Working alone in the old mansion, Kipps begins to uncover the town's tragic and tortured secrets and his fe...

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Scream Issue 7 Details
Posted on Tuesday 16th August 2011
Scream Issue 7 coverDetails for Issue 7 of Scream have been revealed as well as the new cover. Inside you'll find an exclusive interview with Robert Englund who chats about the Nightmare On Elm Street films and Strippers Vs Werewolves, Rutger Hauer speaks about his latest movies The Reverend and Dracula 3D, Corey Feldman exclusively talks about 2012s Six Degrees of Hell, Giovanni Lombardo R...

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Midnight Finally Comes to DVD
Posted on Thursday 4th August 2011
Midnight DVD CoverAffectionately described as "a greasy, grimy, and frequently unpleasant little nugget" by DVD Talk, writer-director John A. Russo's sordid tale of young runaways, lecherous stepfathers and inbred Satanists, Midnight, comes to DVD for the first time in the UK, completely uncut. Adapted by Russo (co-writer of Night Of The Living Dead) from his own novel, Midnight stars John Amp...

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The Original Twilight Zone On Blu-ray and DVD
Posted on Wednesday 3rd August 2011
The Twilight Zone Season 1One of the most iconic and celebrated TV shows of all time, The Twilight Zone is now being made available on DVD and, for the first time ever in the UK, on Blu-ray. For all releases, every effort has been made to maintain the highest standards of quality in bringing this classic series to DVD and Blu-ray. Presented for the first time in the...

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Shock Horror Magazine Issue 6 Details
Posted on Tuesday 2nd August 2011
Shock Horror Issue 6 CoverShock Horror Magazine issue 6 is here and to celebrate a full year entertaining the UK Horror scene Shock Horror set up an exclusive shoot in LA with none other than Bill Moseley. Inside the cover star spills the beans on his career so far and upcoming movies, including the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie! This issue also includes Bela Lugosi, How...

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High School Of The Dead: The Complete Series Collection
Posted on Thursday 28th July 2011
High School Of The Dead Blu-ray coverBased on the hit manga series written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shoji Sato, the zombie apocalypse saga High School Of The Dead is brought to the screen as "an overly-sexualised and wonderfully violent" anime series that more than earns its 15 certificate with its very strong language, gratuitous nudity and graph...

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Easter Bunny Kill Kill - Release Date
Posted on Wednesday 27th July 2011
Easter Bunny Kill Kill DVD CoverRaw, very controversial and uncompromising, Easter Bunny Kill Kill will hit the DVD format on August 22nd thanks to new label Cine Du Monde. Remington, a murderous grifter cons his way into a mother's heart, putting on a fatherly facade to her cherished son, Nicholas. But the second she leaves for work, a torrent of abuse rains upon t...

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Anchor Bay's new artwork for The Dead ahead of its UK theatrical release on September 2nd
Posted on Tuesday 26th July 2011
The Dead UK PosterMuch anticipated zombie survival flick The Dead is set to invade cinemas across the UK from September 2nd, ahead of its US theatrical debut in October. Directed by The Ford Brothers and shot on previously unseen locations across Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa, The Dead is unlike anything horror audiences have ever experienced - an apocalyptic, savage journey to the heart...

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UNIQUE ZOMBIE FRANCHISE FROM BREAKTHROUGH WRITER/DIRECTOR
Posted on Monday 25th July 2011
Zombie Apocalypse LogoCarlos Gallardo, producer of the acclaimed El Mariachi, Desperado and Once Upon A Time In Mexico trilogy, and Kevin Eastman, co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the owner of Heavy Metal Publishing, have announced their involvement as executive producers on Zombie Apocalypse (working title), a forthcoming movie to be directed by hot new writer/director di...

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The Infection Is Growing - Quarantine 2 Is Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 21st July 2011
Quarantine 2 sleeveThe deadly virus has escaped the infected building and is now on board a late night flight. No one is safe when Quarantine 2: Terminal hits DVD on August 15th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The sequel to the film Quarantine takes up where the previous installment left off: Earlier tonight, a bizarre disease was unleashed in a run-down Los Angeles tenement ... an...

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes - New TV Spot
Posted on Monday 18th July 2011
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Quad PosterI'm a sucker for the Planet Of The Apes series of movies and the latest addition, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes acts a sort of prequel to the original run. It stars James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes combines fantastic storytelling with the next leap in Visual Effe...

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Dark Side Magazine New Issue Details
Posted on Saturday 16th July 2011
DarkSide Issue 142 CoverIssue 142 of Dark Side Magazine has just been unleashed and is packed with all the usual features and reviews including: Alan Jones talks with Jason Eisener, director of the gory Grindhouse hit, Hobo With A Shotgun and Julia's Eyes director Guillem Morales, The Twilight Zone is revisited, Calum Waddell chats to Walter Hill and Tom DeSimone, erstwhi...

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Chillerama - Comic Con Poster Art
Posted on Saturday 16th July 2011
Chillerama Teaser PosterEarlier in the week we brought you news of Chillerama, a new anthology movie from Tim Sullivan, Adam Rifkin, Adam Green And Joe Lynch. Click here for that info and look to your left for the teaser poster used at Comic Con designed by Detroit Rock City Artist Phil Roberts.

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Hatchet 2 - DVD and Blu-ray release date
Posted on Wednesday 13th July 2011
Hatchet 2 DVD CoverIncreasing the body count, the gore levels and the homicidal ingenuity of his cult horror hit Hatchet, writer-director Adam Green throws his splatter generator into overdrive and somehow manages to out-slash every other slasher movie ever made with Hatchet 2, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on 29th August. Starring Danielle Harris, Tony Todd, Kane Hodder and Tom Holland, and fea...

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Chillerama - News Update
Posted on Tuesday 12th July 2011
Chillerama artImage Entertainment, Inc. has acquired all distribution rights to the horror anthology film Chillerama, which is being billed as the ultimate midnight movie. The announcement was made by Image Entertainment's Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley. "This title is a nightmare come true for anyone who loves horror films, twisted humor, and skilled film making," said Bromiley. "Chilleram...

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Bane - Coming To DVD in July
Posted on Monday 11th July 2011
Bane DVD CoverBlending psychological horror with full-on gore, British horror movie Bane, finally comes to DVD after a successful festival season that saw it win Best Horror Feature at Shriekfest in Los Angeles. Katherine awakes in an underground cell with three other women – all have complete amnesia. The women soon discover they are part of a gruesome experiment with no obvious purpose. That ni...

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Don't Open The Box - New Trailer For Scream Of The Banshee
Posted on Sunday 10th July 2011
Scream Of The Banshee Blu-ray CoverScream Of The Banshee is the latest chilling-feature from the After Dark Originals brand, coming to DVD and Blu-ray 25 July. The film stars Lauren Holly (NCIS, Dumb And Dumber) and Lance Henriksen (Aliens, The Terminator) and is directed by Steven C. Miller who was also behind Automation Transfusion. When a college Professor...

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Rose Black: Demon Seed - Release Date
Posted on Saturday 9th July 2011
Rose Black Demon Seed CoverThe most ambitious installment of the Rose Black comic-book saga will be released this summer by Rough Cut Comics. The 100-page full-color volume Rose Black: Demon Seed develops the series' "re-imagining" of vampire mythology through its titular heroine – the angelic super-being who discovers her 600-year-old reputation as 'an evil blood...

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The Skin I Live In - New Teaser Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 6th July 2011
The Skin I Live In PosterWe're suckers for mad scientist movies and this one looks like a cross between classic Vincent Price intensity with added Giallo. The Skin I Live In from award from winning director Pedro Almodóvar stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suarez and Marisa Paredes. The story is based on Thierry Jonquet's novel Tarantula and gets a UK release on 26th A...

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Insidious - DVD and Blu-ray Date Announced
Posted on Wednesday 6th July 2011
Insidious DVD CoverA global box office smash thanks in no small part to unprecedented critical acclaim and overwhelmingly positive word-of-mouth from cinemagoers who delighted in being scared witless by its supernatural shocks, the year's scariest movie, Insidious, comes to DVD and Blu-Ray on 12th September thanks to Momentum Pictures, giving thrill-seeking horror fans the opportunity to take...

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Final Destination 5 - New Poster
Posted on Friday 1st July 2011
Final Destination 5 New PosterIt's the horror movie franchise that just won't die! Yes folks, Final Destination 5 will arrive in cinemas from August 26th in both 3D and 2D versions. In Final Destination 5, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man's premonition saves a group of co-workers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this ...

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Fright Night - New Character Posters
Posted on Tuesday 28th June 2011
David Tennant Fright Night PosterOpening in UK cinemas on September 2nd is Fright Night, a remake of the 1985 classic. We've been lucky enough to see the new character posters and if you look to your left you'll see one of the first and it's David Tennant as Peter Vincent. Look out for more later in the week. Meanwhile here's what the movie is all abou...

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Ruggero Deodato Book From Fab Press Updated
Posted on Monday 27th June 2011
Cannibal Holocaust and The Savage Cinema Of Ruggero DeodatoCannibal Holocaust And the Savage Cinema of Ruggero Deodato from FAB Press is a critically acclaimed look at one of cinema's true renegades. Cannibal Holocaust is widely acclaimed as being one of the greatest horror movies of all time; indeed this hugely ...

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Sucker Punch To Hit Stores August 8th
Posted on Saturday 25th June 2011
Sucker Punch Blu Ray CoverBorn from the creative vision of master filmmaker Zack Snyder, Sucker Punch features an ensemble cast of young stars, including Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens and Jamie Chung. Thanks to Warner Home Video its hitting DVD and Blu-ray Triple Play on August 8th. She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll (Browning)...

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Dead Island - Coming Soon
Posted on Friday 24th June 2011
Dead Island Image 1Dead Island, the upcoming gruesome zombie action game with RPG elements by renowned developer Techland, will be released September 9th on PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. It combines first-person action with a heavy focus on melee combat, character development and customisation of a...

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Hobo With A Shotgun - Stunning Retro Poster
Posted on Thursday 23rd June 2011
Hobo With A Shotgun PosterIt began as an award winning "fake" Grindhouse trailer and became an internet sensation via YouTube. Now, Hobo With A Shotgun, director Jason Eisener's affectionate and remarkably authentic tribute to the exploitation movies of the 1970s and 80s, is a full-on, no-holds-barred, kick-ass movie that will hit selected cinemas from July15th thanks to Momentu...

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F. E. A. R. 3 - In Stores Soon
Posted on Thursday 23rd June 2011
Alma FEAR 3 ImageSet to release on the Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows PC June 24, F.E.A.R. 3 is a heart-pounding paranormal first person shooter unleashing intense combat, compelling narrative and co-op play that evolves the franchise. Horror masterminds, John Carpenter and Steve Niles helped craft the story and scares for F.E.A.R. 3 so already this sounds like an unmissable release. Alma ...

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Strippers Vs Werewolves - New Poster
Posted on Thursday 23rd June 2011
Strippers Vs Werewolves PosterCheck out this brand new poster art work for UK comedy horror flick Strippers Vs Werewolves, which has just wrapped after a five week shoot in Croydon. Who is the sexy Ali Bastian (who plays stripper Danni) pointing her shotgun at? Why none other than Martin Kemp of course – who plays strip-club punter Mickey - who just happens to be a we...

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New Game - Plants vs Zombies!
Posted on Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Plants Vs Zombies - The GameMastertronic Group has released PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies on the Nintendo DS. This runaway success from PopCap Games has already been successfully released across multiple platforms. Mastertronic's Product Director Neil McKenna said: "Plants vs. Zombies is the fastest-selling iPhone/iPod strategy game of all time, selling 300,000 copies in the ...

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New York Ripper - Most Complete UK Edition Yet
Posted on Tuesday 21st June 2011
New York Ripper Shameless CoverNew York Ripper, director Lucio Fulci (The Beyond. City Of The Living Dead)'s most notorious shocker, comes to Blu-ray on 27th June rebuilt with previously missing scenes that make it the longest and most complete version of the film ever seen in the UK. And, another first, the disc comes not in your usual run-of-the-mill Blu-ray case but...

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Still Time: Viewers' Choice: Freesat Channel Of The Year Award 2011 - Vote Horror!
Posted on Thursday 16th June 2011
Horror Channel LogoFreesat viewers have been invited to vote for their Channel Of The Year and Horror Channel is once again in the running. By registering your vote in this esteemed category you will be entered into a prize draw to win a Spa Day for you and a friend as well as a stunning new Echostar freesat+ box. At last year's ceremony Horror Channel won the prestigious award for Best Theme...

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Siren - New Trailer
Posted on Saturday 11th June 2011
Siren DVD CoverDead Calm meets The Hunger in the independent British horror flick, Siren, the debut directorial feature of former Art Director, the late Andrew Hull. Described as "lean, dirty and surprising" by DVD Verdict, the film features Eoin Macken, Anna Skellern, Tereza Srbova and Anthony Jabre, and boasts a hypnotic musical theme based around hotly-tipped, LA-based all-girl group Warpaint's so...

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The Resident - DVD and Blu-ray News
Posted on Saturday 11th June 2011
The Resident Blu-ray CoverIcon Home Entertainment has announced the Monday July 4th Blu-ray and DVD release of the psychological thriller, The Resident, starring two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The film also marks Christopher Lee-s return to the Hammer franchise after a 34 year absence. The story of The Resident was inspired by the...

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Del Toro And Melissa George Back To Headline Frightfest
Posted on Friday 10th June 2011
The Guillermo del Toro produced creature creeper Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark is set to open this year's Film4 FrightFest. Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey, this will be the film’s UK premiere ahead of a planned nationwide release in September, courtesy of Optimum Releasing. Based on the 1973 US TV movie and bearing del Toro's distinctive touch of class, first-time director Nixey explores a demonic tooth fairy myth in a tense flight of terrifying fantasy orchestrated with stylish verve and stunning sound design that will rock the Empire cinema ...

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The Human Cenitpede 2: (Full Sequence) - Update
Posted on Thursday 9th June 2011
As you have no doubt heard the anticipated sequel The Human Cenitpede 2: (Full Sequence) has been denied a certificate by the BBFC here in the UK. We have a full statement from the PR for this movie: "In the light of the decision of the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) not to grant The Human Centipede 2: (Full Sequence) a classification certificate, Bounty Films (Australia), in conjunction with its UK distribution partner Eureka Entertainment Ltd. intends to appeal the decision." Bounty MD Tony Romeo said: “In Australia the film has been granted a certificate with no cuts. We...

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Scream Magazine Invades Strippers Vs Werewolves Set!
Posted on Sunday 5th June 2011
Strippers Vs Werewolves Scream Set ReportHorror magazine Scream recently spent the day on set of the new British horror Strippers Vs Werewolves. This shocker is being directed by Jonathan Glendening, he of 13HRS fame and stars Robert Englund, Steven Berkoff, Billy Murray, Sarah Douglas and Martin Kemp. For more details click here. The next issue of...

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The Pack - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 5th June 2011
The Pack DVD CoverOne of the stand-out films (personally speaking) from last year's FrightFest was the French language horror movie The Pack (La Meute). Intelligent, witty and gruesome the film mixes smart storytelling with superb direction. It stars Omilie Dequenne (Brotherhood Of The Wolf) and Yolande Moreau (Amélie, Gainsbourg), and is set for release on 4th July on DVD and Blu-ray from I...

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Mother's Day - Advance Screening Ticket Give Away
Posted on Wednesday 1st June 2011
Mothers Day PosterStarring Rebecca De Mornay, Jaime King, Patrick Flueger, Warren Kole, Deborah Ann Woll, Briana Evigan, Shawn Ashmore, Frank Grillo, Lisa Marcos, and Matt O'Leary Mother's Day will hit UK cinemas from June 10th. In this highly-anticipated psychological thriller from renowned director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, and IV) and producer Brett Ratner, two mothers (Rebecca De M...

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark - New Trailer Updated With New Poster
Posted on Wednesday 1st June 2011
t Be Afraid Of The Dark One sheetGuillermo del Toro presents Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark, a rather smart looking horror film starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and Bailee Madison which has been directed by Troy Nixey. Del Toro is also on writing duties here alongside Matthew Robbins. Based on the 1973 telefilm that del Toro believes is the scariest TV pro...

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Prey Is On Its Way
Posted on Tuesday 31st May 2011
Prey DVD CoverVenture deep into the woods and prepare to be terrorised as Prey comes to DVD on 6th June thanks to those lovely people at Entertainment One. The blurb says it guarantees to have you on the edge of your seat, and is a terrifying debut film from director Antoine Blossier who shows you how human nature can be scarier than the darkest of woods, as a hunt for killer boars takes a de...

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NOT BAD FOR A HUMAN: THE LIFE AND FILMS OF LANCE HENRIKSEN
Posted on Monday 30th May 2011
Not Bad for a HumanLegendary actor Lance Henriksen has released his anticipated biography, Not Bad For A Human. The iconic actor has been working with writer Joseph Maddrey for more than a year to make the project a reality. "This thing has taken on a life of its own," Henriksen says. "It started with me and Joe talking in my living room, and it's become a labour of love by a community of ama...

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Dare You Enter The Silent House?
Posted on Monday 30th May 2011
The Silent HouseThe horror is quite literally nonstop as ground-breaking chiller The Silent House is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 1st August, courtesy of Optimum Home Entertainment. Audaciously filmed as one continuous tracking shot, The Silent House is at once a love letter to cult horrors from the annals of cinema history and a daring experiment that delivers its scares in a truly unique way. ...

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The Survivor Comes To DVD
Posted on Sunday 29th May 2011
The Survivor CoverActor David Hemmings (Blow Up, Deep Red) steps behind the camera to direct this atmospheric version of James Herbert's famed novel, The Survivor, with an all-star cast including Robert Powell (Harlequin, Tommy), Jenny Agutter (An American Werewolf In London, Walkabout, Logan's Run) and Joseph Cotton (The Abominable Dr Phibes). Moments after take-off, a passenger pla...

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Stake Land - Anti Twilight Viral
Posted on Wednesday 25th May 2011
Stake Land PosterFans of Zombie Virus On Mulberry Street (which was shown recently on the Horror Channel) will be interested to know that director Jim Mickles has a new movie due in cinemas June 17th, Stake Land. To celebrate we have a treat for you. Below is an exclusive Anti Twlight Viral which is an awesome treat for any vampire lover. Beware it, is a bit grisly and if you're a Twilight fan th...

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The Flicker Club To Host A Special Event Celebrating Edgar Allan Poe - The Undisputed Master Of The Macabre
Posted on Wednesday 25th May 2011
The Masque Of The Red Death New PosterThe Flicker Club, the boutique film experience dedicated to rediscovering cinematic treasures through its popular monthly screening events, has organised, in association with the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, a day of celebrations to honour American writer Edgar Allan Poe to be held Saturday June 4th. Highlight...

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Will You Be Celebrating When Mother's Day Arrives?
Posted on Wednesday 18th May 2011
Mothers DayIn Mother's Day, the highly-anticipated psychological thriller from renowned director Darren Lynn Bousman (director of Saw II, III, and IV) and producer Brett Ratner, two mothers (Rebecca De Mornay and Jaime King) will give the holiday a terrifying new meaning as they battle to protect what is dearest to them. After a bank robbery gone wrong, three brothers head for home, hoping their Mother (Reb...

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Will You Succumb To Hunger?
Posted on Tuesday 17th May 2011
Hunger CoverThe shocking, cannibalistic Hunger will be released on DVD 27th June, and centres on a twisted experiment to see how far five people would go in order to survive... Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped in an underground dungeon. With no idea how they got there the group frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly rea...

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Horror Icon Robert Englund To Make British film debut in Strippers Vs Werewolves
Posted on Saturday 14th May 2011
Robert EnglundHollywood legend Robert Englund is starring in his first British feature film as Tapper, a sinister werewolf pack leader, in indie comedy Strippers Vs Werewolves, which begins filming on Monday May 16th in locations around London. Jonathan Sothcott, who is producing the film with Simon Phillips, commented, "Robert is the ultimate horror movie star - and we are honoured to have him on boa...

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Julia's Eyes - A Sneaky Look
Posted on Saturday 14th May 2011
Julias Eyes PosterA few weeks ago we brought you the stunning trailer for anticipated movie Julia's Eyes (Los Ojos de Julia), the Spanish thriller directed by Guillem Morales and produced by Guillermo del Toro which hits UK cinemas on 20th May. Well this week we have a scene for you to view to get you in the mood and can be found just below this quick piece of blurb: Julia (Belen Rueda), a w...

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Horror Channel Broadcast Nomination
Posted on Thursday 12th May 2011
Broadcast Digital Awards Finalist 2011 LogoHorror Channel, the UK's first TV channel dedicated to the dark side of cinema and television has been shortlisted for Best Specialist Channel at the prestigious Broadcast Digital Awards 2011. According to Broadcast, "The calibre of entries this year really was exceptional, making the shortlisting proce...

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Final Destination 5 - New Trailer Updated
Posted on Wednesday 11th May 2011
Final Destination 5 PosterIt's the horror movie franchise that just won't die! Yes folks, Final Destination 5 will arrive in cinemas from August 26th in both 3D and 2D versions. In Final Destination 5, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man's premonition saves a group of co-workers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of uns...

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Updated Details For Scream Issue 5
Posted on Tuesday 10th May 2011
Scream May 2011Final details of the May issue of Scream Magazine (number 5 for those counting) have just been released. Inside you’ll find an exclusive interview with Doug Bradley on life after Pinhead, a full review and Producer interview from the new movie Neighbor, author Sam Stone interviewed, cult director Frank Henenlotter chats about Basket Case and Frankenhooker, a monster pinup of Freddy K...

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Would You Dare Visit The Resident?
Posted on Sunday 8th May 2011
The Resident Blu-ray CoverIcon Home Entertainment has announced the Monday July 4th Blu-ray and DVD release of the psychological thriller, The Resident, starring two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The film also marks Christopher Lee-s return to the Hammer franchise after a 34 year absence. The story of The Resident was inspired by the...

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Model Lucy Pinder Sinks Her Teeth Into First Movie Role
Posted on Thursday 5th May 2011
Lucy PinderTop model Lucy Pinder will make her feature film debut in the British comedy film Strippers Vs Werewolves, playing a sexy vampire bride who terrorises a vampire hunter. Lucy said, "I'm delighted to be making my feature film debut for Black & Blue Films in Strippers Vs Werewolves - it's a really funny part and a hilarious script and I can't wait to start." Jonathan Sothcott, producer, added, "We ...

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Viewers' Choice: Freesat Channel Of The Year Award 2011 - Vote Horror!
Posted on Wednesday 4th May 2011
Horror Channel LogoFreesat viewers have been invited to vote for their Channel Of The Year and Horror Channel is once again in the running. By registering your vote in this esteemed category you will be entered into a prize draw to win a Spa Day for you and a friend as well as a stunning new Echostar freesat+ box. At last years ceremony Horror Channel won the prestigious award for Best Themed...

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Hobo With A Shotgun - Release Date
Posted on Wednesday 4th May 2011
Hobo With A Shotgun Rutger HauerIt began as an award winning "fake" Grindhouse trailer and became an internet sensation via YouTube. Now, Hobo With A Shotgun, director Jason Eisener's affectionate and remarkably authentic tribute to the exploitation movies of the 1970s and 80s, is a full-on, no-holds-barred, kick-ass movie that will hit selected cinemas from July15th...

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Prepare Yourself For Dinoshark!
Posted on Wednesday 4th May 2011
Dinoshark CoverProduced by legendary B-movie producer Roger Corman directed by Kevin O'Neill and starring Eric Balfour and Iva Hasperger, Dinoshark is heading to DVD thanks to Anchor Bay Entertainment this week. It was frozen in glacial ice over 150 million years ago. Now, global warming has just hatched it in the Arctic and it has travelled to Puerto Vallarta to thrive in the resort's warm waters ...

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Cruel Britannia Continues Tonight With The Living And The Dead
Posted on Friday 29th April 2011
The Living And The DeadCruel Britannia continues tonight at 22:55 on the Horror Channel with The Living And The Dead. This season celebrates the best of contemporary British horror and this special season contains 4 UK TV premieres which showcase some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destru...

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Whisper With Lysette Anthony
Posted on Thursday 28th April 2011
Lysette Anthony Byl AlanOllyBlack & Blue Films has teamed up with actress Lysette Anthony to co-produce supernatural thriller Whisper, the first picture from her new company PerfectFeatures. Whisper, which goes into production in September 2011 on locations in the UK, explores the nature of grief and the terrifying consequences of experimenting with Electronic Vo...

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The Frankenstein Experiment - Unleashed Soon
Posted on Wednesday 27th April 2011
The Frankenstein ExperimentTiffany Shepis (Nightmare Man, Night Of The Demons), Louis Mandylor (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Ed Lauter (The Number 23) team up for an update of a classic. Based on the gothic chiller from Mary Shelley, The Frankenstein Experiment has been described as, "A classic monster re-animated… this stem-cell shocker serves up some great gore..." by Da...

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Julia's Eyes - Brand New Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 27th April 2011
Julias Eyes PosterTo celebrate this wonderful 3 day week we have something special for you, the UK trailer for Julia's Eyes (Los Ojos de Julia), the Spanish thriller directed by Guillem Morales and produced by Guillermo del Toro which hits UK cinemas on 20th May. Julia (Belen Rueda), a woman suffering from degenerative sight disease, finds her twin sister Sara, who has already gone blind as a ...

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Cine-Excess V Details
Posted on Monday 25th April 2011
Franco NeroCine-Excess, the annual International Conference on Global Cult Film returns to London at the end of May with Cine-Excess V – Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess. The event will take place at the Odeon Covent Garden from Thursday, 26th to Saturday, 28th May and will be attended by Guests of Honour, Italian acting legend Franco Nero (Django; Keoma; Die Hard 2) and controv...

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Cruel Britannia Continues Tonight With Salvage
Posted on Friday 22nd April 2011
SalvageCruel Britannia continues tonight at 22:55 on the Horror Channel. This season celebrates the best of contemporary British horror and this special season contains 4 UK TV premieres which showcase some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied by a filmed introduction with the directors ...

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Insidious - " It's Not The House That's Haunted " Clip
Posted on Friday 22nd April 2011
Insidious Quad PosterInsidious is set to terrify audiences across the UK from April 29th and is an intelligent and electrifying piece of horror cinema. I should know I've been lucky enough to have seen it. Director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell have created an effective and very chilling piece of cinema that has more shocks and scares than any recent horror movie. Set in a very re...

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Season Of The Witch Hits Digital Formats On June 27th.
Posted on Sunday 17th April 2011
Season Of The Witch DVD CoverFrom the distributor that brought you the box-office-breaking The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo comes Season Of The Witch a supernatural action adventure starring Nicolas Cage as the knight charged with fighting the greatest evil known to man. It will hit Blu-ray and DVD on June 27th. After years of brutal warfare in God’s name, a heroic knigh...

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Cruel Britannia Continues Tonight With Tony: London Serial Killer
Posted on Friday 15th April 2011
Tony London Serial KillerCruel Britannia continues tonight at 22:55 on the Horror Channel. It celebrates the best of contemporary British horror and this special season contains 4 UK TV premieres which showcase some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied...

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The Dark Side Magazine Returns April 21st
Posted on Wednesday 13th April 2011
DarkSide Issue 141After a slight absence, The Dark Side Magazine returns to the newsstands on April 21st. The Dark Side was first published in 1990 and quickly became the UK's Premier horror and fantasy magazine. It remained in that hallowed position for some 20 years until the failing health of the previous publisher forced it to take a hiatus. Now Dark Side is back with a new publisher, more...

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Federico Zampaglione Announces New Movie Project
Posted on Tuesday 12th April 2011
Federico ZampaglioneThe director of Shadow, Federico Zampaglione, has announced that shooting on his new film will begin shortly. Entitled Tulpa, it will be, according to Zampaglione, "a very bloody and tense Italian thriller with some supernatural elements". Tulpa is written by the legendary screenwriter Dardano Sacchetti (pictured right with Zampaglione), who has worked with all the grea...

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Insidious - Director And Writer to Attend Advanced Screening Tour
Posted on Sunday 10th April 2011
Insidious Quad PosterInsidious is set to terrify audiences across the UK with special advanced screenings in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and London prior to the film's release in cinemas Nationwide on April 29. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Director James Wan and Writer/Actor Leigh Whannell, the dark minds behind the phenomenally successful Saw franchi...

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The Woman In Black Due February 2012 - Updated With Teaser Trailer
Posted on Sunday 10th April 2011
The Woman In Black LogoMomentum Pictures, an Alliance Films company, have announced that the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of The Woman In Black will be released in UK cinemas on 10 February 2012. Based on the classic ghost story, The Woman In Black tells the tale of Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a lawyer who is forced to leave his young son and travel to a remote villag...

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Cruel Britannia Begins Tonight
Posted on Friday 8th April 2011
Cruel Britannia Picture 2Cruel Britannia begins tonight at 22:55 on the Horror Channel. It celebrates the best of contemporary British horror and this special season contains 4 UK TV premieres which showcase some of the finest home-grown directorial talent around. You'll find sadistic killers, destroyed families, violent paranoia and self-destruction. Each movie is accompanied by...

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Sweatshop Is Coming
Posted on Wednesday 6th April 2011
Sweatshop DVD CoverDirected by Stacy Davidson (Domain Of The Damned), the techno-goth themed terror flick Sweatshop has been described as "a relentless, entertaining and downright fun horror film that defies expectations" and has been hailed as "the Sid Vicious of horror films: nasty, dirty, unrestrained, hysterical - and bloody as all hell." Charlie (Ashley Kay) has earned herself a reputat...

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Insidious - New Poster
Posted on Tuesday 5th April 2011
Insidious Quad PosterThe writer-director team behind Saw and the filmmakers of Paranormal Activity redefine the haunted house genre in Insidious. Due in UK cinemas on April 29th Insidious is the terrifying story of a family who shortly after moving discover that dark spirits have possessed their home and that their son has inexplicably fallen into a coma. Trying to escape the haunting a...

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FrightFest Wants You!
Posted on Tuesday 5th April 2011
FrightFest 2010 Brochure CoverFrightFest is asking filmmakers from every continent to submit their work for possible inclusion into their main August event. If you have a short film or feature you think has that X-Factor and is something special, different or unique, the team would love to take a look at it. You never know, you could end up on stage at the prestigious E...

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Ink Splashes Onto DVD In April
Posted on Monday 4th April 2011
Ink DVD PackshotMade for $250,000 and already boasting 1.6 million hits on YouTube, indie fantasy thriller Ink makes its debut outside of the US, being released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on 25th April. Shot in Denver by director Jamin Winans, the film premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and has (according to the PR people) now become one of the most anticipated releases...

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Stunning Shocker Shadow Hits UK Cinemas
Posted on Sunday 3rd April 2011
Shadow Mortis The ButcherFederico Zampaglione's stunning and unnerving horror Shadow will hit UK cinemas from April 29th and then DVD and Blu-ray on May 23rd thanks to FRIGHTFEST FEATURES in association with Wild Bunch. Federico Zampaglione, with his band Tiromancino, is one of the most successful singers and musicians in Italy. Their blend of pop rock has won them platinum selli...

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Attack The Block - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 3rd April 2011
Attack The Block PosterAttack The Block is billed as a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And teenage street kids into heroes. It's inner city versus outer space. Trainee nurse Sam is walking home to her...

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Frightfest E-Magazine Issue 5 Details
Posted on Friday 1st April 2011
FrightFest Issue 5The fifth issue of FrightFest, the online horror eMagazine is available now. As well as the normal collection of interesting and informative articles, cinema, DVD, book and games reviews, this issue contains three brand new regular features. First, Peter Martin is reporting on what's happening in the USA with On The Other Side Of The Pond. In this issue, he gives us the lo...

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Tobe Hooper's Director's Night - Tonight
Posted on Thursday 31st March 2011
Salems LotThe Horror Channel celebrates the films of iconic director Tobe Hooper with an exclusive interview plus screenings of some of his most famous cinematic work; The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Eaten Alive and The Toolbox Murders. Horror Channel is also showing his critically acclaimed TV series Salem's Lot (pictured) and the Freddy's Nightmares - No More Mr. Nice Guy episode. The event will run over two...

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Horror Channel's Cruel Britannia Comes To Shock Horror Magazine
Posted on Wednesday 30th March 2011
Shock Horror Issue 5Here's Emily Booth adorning the next issue of Shock Horror Magazine, celebrating our up and coming Cruel Britannia season. Also inside you'll find interviews and features with Frank Henenlotter and Emily Booth, a debut article from Suzi Lorraine on serial killers, UK Indie Monitor, FX, Tattoos, interviews and more! Cover price is £3, will be on sale mid Apri...

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Insidious - Release Date Change
Posted on Tuesday 29th March 2011
Insidious One SheetThe writer-director team behind SAW and the filmmakers of Paranormal Activity redefine the haunted house genre in Insidious. Originally slated to be released on April the 1st, this has been moved back until April 29th. This horror film is the terrifying story of a family who shortly after moving discover that dark spirits have possessed their home and that their son has...

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Fantastic Factory Box Set News
Posted on Monday 28th March 2011
Fantastic Factory PresentsFrom Arrow Video comes a collection of four of the biggest hit features from the Fantastic Factory, the specialist horror, sci-fi and fantasy genre label created by cult writer, director and producer Brian Yuzna (Beneath Still Waters, Bride Of Re-Animator, Society) and Spanish producer Julio Fernandez (Rec, Perfume, The Machinist). This exclusive four-...

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Scream Magazine - Issue 5 Details
Posted on Sunday 27th March 2011
Scream Magazine Issue 5Details of the May issue of Scream Magazine (number 5 for those counting) have just been released. Inside you’ll find an exclusive interview with Doug Bradley on life after Pinhead, a full review and Producer interview from the new movie Neighbor, author Sam Stone interviewed, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Evolution of Leatherface feature, a monster pinup ...

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Victor Crowley Lives! Hatchet 2 Coming To Cinemas In April
Posted on Friday 25th March 2011
Hatchet 2 PosterAdam Green's anticipated slasher Hatchet 2 will splat onto Empire Leicester Square and selected Cineworld, Showcase and Vue Cinemas nationwide from April 1st. Hatchet 2 picks up at the exact moment that 2006's Hatchet ends, wherein the quiet but hot-tempered Marybeth (Danielle Harris, Rob Zombie's Halloween I and Halloween II) is in a small boat in the Louisiana swamps, screaming f...

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Real Fear In Real Time - The Silent House Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 23rd March 2011
The Silent HouseBased on a true story that happened in the late 40's in a small village in Uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, La Casa Muda (The Silent House) focuses on Laura, who, second by second intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. As the PR states, "The Silent House is a different independent film in its genre, filmed with a dig...

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Dare You Visit 5150 Elm's Way?
Posted on Tuesday 22nd March 2011
5150 Elms WayDirected by Éric Tessier and based on the disturbingly intense best-selling novel by Patrick Senécal (7 Days), the award-winning horror, 5150 Elm's Way slashes its way onto DVD on 30 May from Entertainment One. Rising star Marc-André Grondin plays Yannick who has just moved off to college to pursue his love of film. He is out one afternoon exploring his new town with his trusted video ...

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Red Riding Hood - New Poster
Posted on Tuesday 22nd March 2011
Red Riding Hood PosterRed Riding Hood, the new film from Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke stars Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman and is released on April 15th. In this romantic fantasy thriller, Valerie (Amanda Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider Peter (Shiloh Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry t...

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Don't Look Now - Blu-ray Release Date
Posted on Friday 18th March 2011
t Look Now Promo PictureFrom the director of Walkabout, The Man Who Fell To Earth and Bad Timing, Don't Look Now will be released on Blu-ray for the very first time on June 27th remastered from the original materials. Don't Look Now stars Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in Nic Roeg's brilliantly atmospheric adaptation of the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Following the death of ...

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Sucker Punch - Animated Short
Posted on Thursday 17th March 2011
Sucker Punch One SheetZack Snyder presents a hyper-violent spin on Alice in Wonderland for his directorial follow-up to Watchmen, Sucker Punch. Sucker Punch is an epic action fantasy that takes the viewer into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go...

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Bloody Women Panel Debate - Live Stream At 7pm Tonight Includes Emily Booth
Posted on Wednesday 16th March 2011
Birds Eye ViewRunning until 17th March the Birds Eye View 2011 Film Festival is taking place at BFI Southbank, ICA & Southbank Centre. Part of this celebrated event includes a special horror retrospective entitled Bloody Women which looks at women's contribution to horror, from gothic origins to modern vampires. Horror Channel is proud to be associated with this event. Tonight at 7pm our very own Emil...

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Husk - New From After Dark Originals
Posted on Tuesday 15th March 2011
Husk CoverNew scarecrow based shocker Husk comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 21st March, thanks to After Dark Originals after screening at the first ever UK After Dark Original: Horrorfest Weekend earlier this month. Starring Wes Chatham (W.) and C.J Thomason (Harper's Island), and directed by Brett Simmons who has adapted the film from his own 2005 short, Husk promises to a gruesome tale and a real throwback to ...

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Italian shocker Shadow set for UK release through FrightFest Features
Posted on Monday 14th March 2011
Shadow Gaffa TapeFederico Zampaglione's twisted tale of terror and torment, Shadow is set for a UK theatrical release nationwide on Friday 29th April, followed by a DVD an- Blu-ray release on the 23rd May. Shadow is the first title to be released through FrightFest Features, the recently created joint venture between Wild Bunch and FrightFest which will, through eOne, distribute movies within th...

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Alien Invasions - Evidence At Last...?
Posted on Thursday 10th March 2011
IntrudersYesterday we brought you news of anticipated alien invasion movie Battle: Los Angeles. Now fans of our Alien Weekends might be interested in the two small features we have below which were released to coincide with the films cinematic run. For years, there have been documented cases of UFO sightings – The Battle of Los Angeles in 1942, Buenos Aires in 1965, Seoul in 1983, France, Germany, China – b...

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Battle: Los Angeles New Poster
Posted on Wednesday 9th March 2011
Battle Los Angeles One SheetFans of our Alien Weekends season may like to know about a cinema release that is about to take the intergalactic box-office by storm, Battle: Los Angeles. For years, there have been documented cases of UFO sightings around the world - Buenos Aires, Seoul, France, Germany, China. But in 2011, what were once just sightings will become a terrifying...

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Rupert Evans and Kate Magowan join cast of cannibal horror film Elfie Hopkins
Posted on Wednesday 9th March 2011
Rupert EvansRupert Evans (pictured) and Kate Magowan are to star alongside Jaime and Ray Winstone in Elfie Hopkins - a twisted tale of cannibalism set in a British rural hunting village, which begins principle photography on March 8th across locations in West Wales. Evans and Magowan play Mr. and Mrs. Gammon - the heads of a rather carnivorous family who move into a village and cause mayhem. Director Rya...

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Hammer - The Last Word In Horror
Posted on Tuesday 8th March 2011
The Resident Book CoverWritten by Francis Cottam, The Resident is a gripping novelisation of Hammer's major new film which stars Academy Award winner Hillary Swank and Hollywood legend Christopher Lee. Every year, three million single women in America move into an apartment for the first time. Few of them change the locks. After separating from her husband, pretty young do...

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Bedevilled - Now On DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 4th March 2011
Bedevilled Blu-ray coverOptimum Releasing recently unleashed the brutal shocker Bedevilled onto DVD and Blu-ray. This stylish and emotional movie was a welcome addition to last year's FrightFest line-up and took the theme of revenge to new, breathtaking levels. A film with excruciating suspense leading to a gore leaden whirlwind of violence starts with Hae-won (Ji Sung-won), a midd...

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Argento Style Horror To Be Released
Posted on Thursday 3rd March 2011
Finale DVD CoverBilled as being in the style of Dario Argento, Finale is a stylish and surreal horror film with all the hallmarks of a cult classic. It is of low budget and independent origins and has enjoyed much success on the USA festival circuit picking up no less than 5 awards along the way. A family descends into a vortex of denial and paranoia after the death of their oldest son. Though lab...

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Age Of The Dragons - Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 2nd March 2011
Age Of The DragonsThe official UK trailer for Age Of The Dragons, starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones has been released. The movie is due in cinemas on 4th March and on DVD and Blu-ray on 21st March. Based on Herman Melville's Moby Dick, Age Of The Dragons starring Danny Glover and Vinnie Jones is an all-action re-telling of the classic story like never before. Captain Ahab (Glover) and his...

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Hammer Legacy Releases
Posted on Tuesday 1st March 2011
The Frankenstein CollectionOn the 28th March, Silva Screen will conjure back to life The Hammer Legacy series. Available digitally for the first time, the best of the wonderfully crafted Hammer scores is collected here into three blood curdling compilations - The Vampire Collection, The Science-Fiction Collection and The Frankenstein Collection. Concentrating on The Vampire,...

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Two New Clips From Hammer's The Resident
Posted on Monday 28th February 2011
Image from The ResidentDistributed by Icon Film Distribution, Produced by Hammer Films and starring Academy Award winner Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hammer veteran Christopher Lee, The Resident is set for release on 11th March. Every year, several million single women in America move into an apartment. They don’t know who lived in the apartment before them, they don’t k...

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Insidious - New Poster
Posted on Monday 28th February 2011
Insidious One SheetThe writer-director team behind SAW and the filmmakers of Paranormal Activity redefine the haunted house genre in Insidious. This horror film is the terrifying story of a family who shortly after moving discover that dark spirits have possessed their home and that their son has inexplicably fallen into a coma. Trying to escape the haunting and save their son, they move ag...

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The Gathering - DVD News
Posted on Monday 28th February 2011
The Gathering DVD CoverStarring Christina Ricci, Ioan Gruffudd and Kerry Fox comes The Gathering, a horror that's billed as "enthralling and suspense filled" with a "dramatic climax"! Beneath a quiet village lies a very dark secre... When wondering on foot to the town of Ashby Wake, a young American girl Cassie (Christina Ricci) is hit by a car driven by Marion Kirkman (Ker...

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After Dark Originals: Horrorfest News
Posted on Sunday 27th February 2011
After Dark Originals PosterAfter 4 hugely successful years in the US, After Dark: Horrorfest comes to Empire Cinemas with the After Dark Originals; a horror festival weekend around the UK through UK distributor G2 Pictures - famous for providing cutting edge genre films. Starting Friday 4th March through to Sunday 6th March horror fans in key cities in the UK and Ireland wi...

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Let Me In To Be Released March 14th
Posted on Thursday 24th February 2011
Let Me In DVDIcon Home Entertainment asks: Let Me In with the DVD and Blu-ray release of the haunting and provocative thriller on 14 March, a critically acclaimed masterpiece that sets a new standard for Vampire movies. Starring Chloe Moretz as Abby, Richard Jenkins as The Father, Kodi Smit-Mcphee as Owen and written and directed by the celebrated Matt Reeves, Let Me In is based on the best-selling Swed...

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The Human Centipede 2 [Full Sequence] News
Posted on Wednesday 23rd February 2011
The Human Centipede LgogBounty Films have announced that they have acquired the theatrical and DVD rights for the UK & Eire for Tom Six's much anticipated sequel The Human Centipede 2 [Full Sequence]. The Human Centipede [First Sequence] which was released theatrically in the UK last August was hailed as one of the most twisted, stomach-churning movies of all time and became one of...

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The Twilight Zone Is Coming To Digital Formats Later This Year
Posted on Wednesday 23rd February 2011
Twilight Zone The Original Series Vol 1Get ready to enter a fifth dimension of high-definition video entertainment, one that lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge... a dimension of imagination that is undoubtedly going to be one of the most highly anticipated home entertainment release of the year! One of the most iconic a...

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Flight To The Death - Altitude Lands On DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 22nd February 2011
Altitude CoverThe debut feature from award-winning comic book writer and illustrator Kaare Andews, the supernatural thriller Altitude hits the digital formats on March 14th thanks to Anchor Bay Entertainment. Jessica Lowndes heads a top-notch cast of up-and-coming young talent that includes Julianna Guill, Ryan Donowho, Landon Liboiron and Jake Weary. When five friends - Sara (Lowndes), Mel (Guill), C...

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From The Curse Of Frankenstein To The Resident - Christopher Lee’s Hammer Legacy
Posted on Monday 21st February 2011
Image from The ResidentDistributed by Icon Film Distribution, Produced by Hammer Films and starring Academy Award winner Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hammer veteran Christopher Lee, The Resident is set for release on 11th March. Every year, several million single women in America move into an apartment. They don’t know who lived in the apartment before them, they don’t k...

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From The People Behind Saw and Paranormal Activity Comes Insidious
Posted on Sunday 20th February 2011
InsidiousThe writer-director team behind SAW and the filmmakers of Paranormal Activity redefine the haunted house genre in Insidious. This horror film is the terrifying story of a family who shortly after moving discover that dark spirits have possessed their home and that their son has inexplicably fallen into a coma. Trying to escape the haunting and save their son, they move again only to discover that it w...

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The Final Piece - SAW: The Final Chapter Extreme Edition
Posted on Saturday 19th February 2011
Saw The Final Chapter DVD CoverThe last instalment from the world's most successful horror franchise in history SAW: The Final Chapter (Extreme Edition) is available to own on DVD and eye popping 3D Blu-ray from Lions Gate Home Entertainment on March 7th 2011. Also to be released on 7th March is SAW: The Limited Edition Ultimate Collection which contains all 7 movies. ...

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Hobo With A Shotgun director to attend Glasgow FrightFest
Posted on Thursday 17th February 2011
Hobo With A ShotgunJason Eisener, director of pistol-packing Sundance favourite Hobo With A Shotgun will be attending the European Premiere of his film at the FrightFest event in Glasgow on Saturday 27th February. Also confirmed to attend are Simon Rumley, Sean Hogan and Andrew Parkinson, the directors behind the sex and horror anthology Little Deaths. Joining the trio of terror-meisters ar...

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The Lady Is A Vamp - 80s Classic Hits Digital Formats
Posted on Thursday 17th February 2011
Vamp DVD CoverFlesh hungry freaks, exotic vampire dancers and black comedy combine in one of the great cult video store hits of the 1980s...Vamp. At school, getting into the right fraternity can be a matter of life or death. Keith and AJ need to hire a stripper to entertain the brothers or their college days are over. In a shady after hours joint they find an adult entertainer like no other when they ...

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Minigame Adventure Based on Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds!
Posted on Monday 14th February 2011
The War Of The Worlds MinigamezGames, the mobile games division of Softeq Development Corporation, have announced the launch of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds: Minigame Adventure. The Minigame Adventure will ultimately contain 12 unique minigames for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and is available immediately for £2.99 from Apple's App...

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Someone's Knocking At The Door - Will You Answer It?
Posted on Sunday 13th February 2011
Someones Knocking At The DoorSomeone's Knocking At The Door is billed as a genre-defying grind-house throwback and concerns a group of drug-fuelled, sexually deviant medical students who are systematically terrorized by Wilma and John Hopper. The Hoppers, serial murderers and rapists, mysteriously return from the 1970s and bring horrifying psychedelia with them. With comed...

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The Dead - Latest News On Cinema Screenings
Posted on Sunday 13th February 2011
The Dead BiteGlobal Cinema Distribution and Starz Anchor Bay have acquired North American and UK theatrical rights to the Ford Brother's The Dead distributing throughout cinemas beginning with the US theatrical release Summer of 2011. Anchor Bay Starz UK Managing Director Rod Smith who snapped up all UK rights and will be releasing the film in cinemas in England followed by DVD by Halloween 2011. All...

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Jamie And Ray Winstone Together for the first time in new shocker Elfie Hopkins
Posted on Saturday 12th February 2011
Jamie WinstoneJaime Winstone (pictured credit Black and Blue Films) is to star alongside her father, Ray Winstone, in Elfie Hopkins - a twisted tale of cannibalism set in a British rural hunting village, which begins principle photography on March 8th in locations around Cardiff. This is the first time both actors have worked together. Jaime plays the title role, a quirky "wanna-be" detective whose ap...

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Monsters - Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Thursday 10th February 2011
Monsters Blu-rayFollowing its hugely successful theatrical release the critically acclaimed Monsters comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 11th April 2011 courtesy of Vertigo Films. The winner of the Best Director, Best Achievement in Production and Best Technical Achievement awards at the 2010 British Independent Film Awards and recently nominated for the BAFTA award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writ...

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Henriksen, Carter And Spotnitz Discuss Future Of Millennium In New Podcast
Posted on Thursday 10th February 2011
Millennium Group ShotIn a landmark interview, the Back To Frank Black campaign has brought together a trio of key alumni from the television series Millennium for the first time in over a decade: creator and executive producer Chris Carter, co-executive producer Frank Spotnitz, and Frank Black himself, Lance Henriksen. Together, the three discuss their strong interest in the return of t...

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Red White & Blue - Coming To Cinemas
Posted on Thursday 10th February 2011
Noah Taylor Red White & BlueSimon Rumley's controversial psycho-sexual thriller Red White & Blue is set for a UK theatrical and DVD release courtesy of UK distributor Trinity Filmed Entertainment. One of the hits of last year's festival circuit, Rumley's red-hot, hard-edged drama, which garnered rave reviews, has been acquired from Celluloid Nightmares and will be re...

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More New Horror From Hammer - The Resident
Posted on Thursday 10th February 2011
Image from The ResidentDistributed by Icon Film Distribution, Produced by Hammer Films and starring Academy Award winner Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hammer veteran Christopher Lee, The Resident is set for release on 11th March. Every year, several million single women in America move into an apartment. They don’t know who lived in the apartment before them, they don’t k...

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Help Choose The Cover For French Horror Flick With Prepare To Be Scared
Posted on Tuesday 8th February 2011
Prepare To Be Scared LogoPrepare To Be Scared are giving horror fans the chance to get involved in choosing the DVD artwork for upcoming French bloodbath The Pack, from a series of designs by British horror illustrator extraordinaire, Graham Humphreys. The mastermind behind posters for A Nightmare on Elm Street, House of 1000 Corpses and The Evil Dead, Humphreys has created three...

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New Trailer From Hammer - Wake Wood
Posted on Monday 7th February 2011
Wake Wood DVD CoverDirected by David from a script by producer Brendan, Wake Wood stars BAFTA nominated actors Aidan Gillen, Eva Birthistle and Timothy Spall in a contemporary story of the occult. Already causing a stir Wake Wood is a new addition to Hammer's hallowed canon of classic horror films. In an attempt to cope with the grief and despair of losing their only child Alice (Ella Connol...

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Father Lucas - New TV Spot From The Rite
Posted on Sunday 6th February 2011
Anthony Hopkins The RiteThis week saw the anniversary of horror classic The Silence Of The Lambs. 20 years on Anthony Hopkins returns, in what’s said to be his most disturbing performance since playing Dr. Hannibal Lecter, as Father Lucas in Mikael Håfström's The Rite, in cinemas February 25th. Below we give you a taster with a brand new TV Spot. Inspired by true events, The Ri...

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The Surgeon - 10th Anniversary Details
Posted on Friday 4th February 2011
The Surgeon CoverHorror specialist publisher Rough Cut Comics will celebrate their tenth anniversary this year with a reprinting of their milestone title The Surgeon. The prestige graphic novel follows the exploits of a time-traveling serial killer whose vehicle is constructed from living human bodies...and features an introduction by long-time fan Ramsey Campbell. The comic-book comp...

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Buried - DVD And Blu-Ray Extras Unearthed
Posted on Thursday 3rd February 2011
Buried DVD CoverOne of the finest movies of 2010, Buried will get released onto DVD and Blu-ray on February 14th. Tightly written and breathlessly acted by Ryan Reynolds, Buried is a triumph of inventive camerawork and gripping storytelling that will leave you gasping for air. Directed by Rodrigo Cortes, Buried tells the terrifying ordeal of Paul Conroy (Reynolds) as he wakes up, six feet undergr...

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The Latest From Producer Roger Corman - Sharktopus!
Posted on Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Sharktopus CoverJust when you thought it was safe to go for a paddle! Eric Roberts, Sara Malakul Lane and US TV host and former Miss USA Shandi Finnessey head up the cast of Sharktopus, the latest sci-fi horror creature-feature from legendary B-movie producer Roger Corman and director Declan O’Brien. Roberts stars as Nathan Sands, an egotistical bio-genetics genius who, along with his daughter N...

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DVD Delirium Volume 2 Redux Edition!
Posted on Tuesday 1st February 2011
DVD Delirium 2 ReduxSince the hugely popular first edition of DVD Delirium Volume 2 sold out a couple of years ago, FAB Press have now decided to totally revamp and expand the book, and the result is what they are calling the REDUX edition. DVD Delirium Volume 2 Redux: The International Guide to Weird and Wonderful Films on DVD and Blu-ray is completely up to date at the time of publicati...

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The Rite Possesses United States Box Office
Posted on Monday 31st January 2011
The Rite One Sheet PosterMikael Hafstrom's latest feature The Rite, which stars cinema legend Sir Anthony Hopkins, has officially taken the Number 1 spot at the US box office. The film gets its UK release on February 25th and features a chilling performance from Hopkins. It also stars newcomer Colin O'Donoghue and Alice Braga. Inspired by true events, The Rite follows skeptical s...

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Shock Horror Issue 4 Details
Posted on Saturday 29th January 2011
Shock Horror Issue 4Shock Horror Magazine is back for another instalment this February with issue 4 and it promises to be their trashiest issue yet! This issue features the much talked about Hobo With A Shotgun as the cover story along with interviews with Sarah Butler chatting about the controversial and shocking new version of I Spit On Your Grave. Also Cradle Of Filth singer Dani Filth ...

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It's Nice To Have Friends For Dinner! GNAW Is Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 27th January 2011
GNAWGNAW is coming to DVD on 21st February and is already being hailed for its extreme content and is being compared to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre! Six friends head off to a country estate for a weekend of bonding, bed hopping and home-cooked feasts. But their good times go very bad when they encounter a clan of slaughter-happy psychopaths with expert skills in butchery and a ravenous hunger for teen-meat pies. What ...

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Red Riding Hood - The New Twilight?
Posted on Tuesday 25th January 2011
Red Riding HoodRed Riding Hood, the new film from Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke stars Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman and is released on April 15th 2011. In this romantic fantasy thrille, Vralerie (Amanda Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider Peter (Shiloh Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry...

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Sarah Douglas Joins The Cast Of Strippers Vs Werewolves
Posted on Tuesday 25th January 2011
Sarah DouglasSarah Douglas, best known for playing the Kryptonian supervillain Ursa in the first two Superman movies and for her role as Queen Taramis in Conan The Destroyer will play Jeanette, the owner of a strip club in the Jonathan (13Hrs) Glendenning helmed horror-comedy Strippers Vs Werewolves. Douglas said today about the role: "She's a mother figure to her girls. An ex-stripper made good, she d...

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Open House - Dare You View?
Posted on Tuesday 25th January 2011
Open House Cover WARNING: This trailer below contains disturbing content and is not suitable for those with a sensitive or nervous disposition. New on DVD and Blu-ray this week is Open House, a psychological chiller from Optimum Releasing. True Blood golden couple Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer star as a couple on the verge of a nasty divorce attempting to sell their empty love nest ...

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New FrightFest E-Magazine Available Now
Posted on Monday 24th January 2011
FrightFest Magazine 4The fourth issue of the FrightFest E-Magazine is now available. With John Carpenter's new film The Ward now in cinemas, Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc guide you through his career so far. Stuart Barr talks to director Johannes Roberts and actor David Schofield about working on school-bound thriller F and the horrors of political correctness and FrightFest regular...

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Don't Look Up! - Skyline Hits Digital Formats March 21
Posted on Sunday 23rd January 2011
Skyline CoverSkyline is a terrifying journey into our fear of the unknown, a high-velocity, special effects bonanza that resonates with feelings of urban panic in these dangerous times. Visual-effects masters The Brothers Strause whose company Hydraulx has imagined visual effects for Avatar, 2012, Iron Man 2, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and 300, have directed, produced and financed a sp...

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H.P. Lovecraft - Behind The Mind
Posted on Saturday 22nd January 2011
Lovecraft Fear of the Unknown CoverHorror fiction fans all know that H.P. Lovecraft was the forefather of modern horror prose. But what lead an Old World, xenophobic gentleman to create one of literature's most far-reaching mythologies? What attracts even the minds of the 21st century to these stories of unspeakable abominations and cosmic gods? Lovecraft - Fe...

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FrightFest at Glasgow Film Festival - Movies Announced
Posted on Wednesday 19th January 2011
Little DeathsSex Death Serial Killers Monsters Mothers Tyres! It can mean only one thing... The Film 4 FrightFest Weekend (Friday February 25th till Saturday February 26th) as part of The Glasgow Film Festival is upon us! With the best possible array of current and forthcoming genre delights here is the full list of the treats they have in store for you North of the Border in a packed program of premier...

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Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night
Posted on Tuesday 18th January 2011
Paranormal Activity Tokyo Night CoverIcon Home Entertainment has announced the March 7th DVD release of Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night, the officially sanctioned Japanese sequel to 2009's hugely successful Paranormal Activity, as directed by Oren Peli. After the original Paranormal Activity shocked, scared and downright terrified people the world over, g...

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Exorcismus - Plot Summary And Competition News
Posted on Sunday 16th January 2011
Exorcismus 3D Packshot 2011 is shaping up to be the year of possession movies and apart from The Rite which stars Anthony Hopkins, a rather stunning movie Exorcismus is also being lined up to scare the devil out of you. Exorcismus is gaining quite a following and seeing its from the producers of [REC] and [REC]2 its hardly surprising. Shot in a cinema vertié way, (the same ...

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New Book Sheds Light On The Real Boris Karloff
Posted on Sunday 16th January 2011
Boris Karloff More Than A Monster book coverBoris Karloff - More Than a Monster is The Authorised Biography (£30.00, published by Tomahawk Press), the definitive story of Boris Karloff - a name synonymous with horror. Drawing on detailed research, previously unpublished letters, and interviews with those who knew him, this new biography dispe...

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The Dead To Walk Into Cinemas Soon
Posted on Friday 14th January 2011
The Dead BiteHoward J Ford, Director of The Dead, has finally able to reveal that US and UK theatrical distribution are right now being agreed and will be announced shortly. "Sorry it's taken a long while to get news out. In truth, it's taken us a year longer than anticipated for distribution to be agreed but for very good reason: We could have taken 100+ deals from distributors for The Dead to just go ...

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Sucker Punch - New One Sheet Poster
Posted on Friday 14th January 2011
Sucker Punch One SheetZack Snyder presents a hyper-violent spin on Alice in Wonderland for his directorial follow-up to Watchmen, Sucker Punch. Sucker Punch is an epic action fantasy that takes the viewer into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to g...

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Scream - Revamp and new issue news
Posted on Thursday 13th January 2011
Scream Issue 3Scream magazine is having a bit of a revamp for its next issue (number 3 for those counting) and in this feature packed edition you'll discover items on Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead trilogy, interviews with The Reef director Andrew Traucki and Srdjan Spasojevic director of the most talked about movies of recent times A Serbian Film and the director of Resident Evil: Afterlife Paul WS Anderson....

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Dead Space: Aftermath - News
Posted on Wednesday 12th January 2011
Dead Space AftermathAnchor Bay Entertainment and Manga present Dead Space: Aftermath - the new heart pounding animated horror film companion to the Dead Space 2 game, available on Blu-ray and DVD from 24 January 2011 in association with Film Roman and Electronic Arts. A movie double pack containing both Dead Space features: 2008's Downfall and Aftermath will also be available on the same da...

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Back To Frank Black - Exclusive Podcast News
Posted on Tuesday 11th January 2011
Lance HenriksenThe people at the Back To Frank Black campaign have been in touch with some amazing news. Here’s their release: This month, in an exclusive online event, the Back To Frank Black campaign will undertake its most significant interview to date, bringing together a trio of key alumni from the television series Millennium for the first time in over a decade: creator and executive produc...

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Zombies in New York And Other Bloody Jottings - New Fiction from Sam Stone
Posted on Friday 7th January 2011
Zombies in New York CoverSomething is sapping the energy of the usually robust dancers of the Moulin Rouge... Zombies roam the streets of New York City... Clowns die in mysteriously humorous ways... Jack the Rippers crimes are investigated by a vampire... Welcome to Zombies In New York And Other Bloody Jottings, an horrific and poetic world created by Sam Stone, where ...

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Resident Evil: Afterlife - DVD Details
Posted on Thursday 6th January 2011
Resident Evil Afterlife Blu Ray Pack ShotOn January 10th, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash the deadly T-virus into homes everywhere when Resident Evil: Afterlife explodes onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD. Described by The Sun as, "The best Resident Evil sequel yet" this release will be armed with Eight Deleted Scenes, Seven Featurettes,...

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Damned By Dawn - Release Date Revealed
Posted on Wednesday 5th January 2011
Damned By Dawn DVD CoverDamned By Dawn was a real crowd-pleaser at FrightFest 2010, and was described by the festival's organisers as "the coolest, scariest movie from Australia since Undead". This noisy and very enjoyable shocker comes to DVD on 7th March 2011 courtesy of Momentum Pictures and is guaranteed to delight horror movie fans with a yearning for the type of inventive an...

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Ticking Clock - Trailer And Competition News
Posted on Wednesday 5th January 2011
Ticking Clock DVD CoverAcademy Award Winner Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in the pulse-pounding, psychological action chiller Ticking Clock which will be available on DVD from January 10, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In one of his grittiest and most intense performances yet, Gooding Jr. plays an investigative crime journalist caught in a race against time to stop a deadly ...

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