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Jack The Giant Slayer - New Poster
Posted on Wednesday 12th December 2012
Jack The Giant SlayerDirected by Bryan Singer, Jack The Giant Slayer promises to be one of the first big blockbuster movies of 2013. An ancient war is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young ma...

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Sinister - Do You Dare To View?
Posted on Sunday 9th December 2012
Sinister Blu-ray coverSinister, one of the best horror movies of 2012 will hit DVD, Blu-ray and Download on February 11th 2013. From the producer of Insidious and Paranormal Activity, this box office sensation is a supremely creepy horror, full of dread, shocking images and almost unbearable tension, and it's pretty much guaranteed to give audiences nightmares! Quite simply, it's 8MM m...

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Before Dawn - Release Date Announced
Posted on Monday 3rd December 2012
Before Dawn Image 1Dominic Brunt teams up with wife Joanne Mitchell for his directorial debut, the stunning and heart-breaking zombie horror, Before Dawn. Alex and Meg's marriage is hanging by a thread. The solution seems simple - a romantic holiday to an idyllic cottage in the Yorkshire Dales. This is the chance both of them need to find themselves, and rediscover their love for one another...

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ZombiU Screenshots
Posted on Monday 3rd December 2012
ZombiU CoverLondon is falling! Are YOU prepared? It is 2012 and the Last Blight is upon us… It was foretold. Now available for the Nintendo Wii U system ZombiU is a stunning and bloody survival horror, first-person shooter that seems to hit all the right buttons. For the second time in history, a great plague has enveloped London in a fog of death. Big Ben tolls as hundreds upon thousands of the unprep...

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Shock Horror Magazine Issue 13 Details
Posted on Monday 3rd December 2012
Shock Horror Issue 13Shock Horror Magazine recently released the front cover for the 13th edition in print, featuring an exclusive piece of cover artwork by artist Daniel Mercer! Daniel Mercer has created the Rob Zombie cover to celebrate an exclusive interview inside the issue, discussing Rob Zombie's upcoming film Lords Of Salem as well as his live tour, accompanied by a review of the...

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Billy Chainsaw - New Art Exhibition Announced
Posted on Sunday 2nd December 2012
Billy ChainsawFor many years, more years than he cares to remember, artist Billy Chainsaw has been fascinated by the unknown - in its myriad forms, the magical weirdness of the number 23 and masks. Now he presents his work at a special exhibition running until Wednesday 5th December and then from Monday 10th December till Saturday 22nd December 2012, Monday to Saturday, 12 to 6pm at The Horse Hospital,...

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The Hideous Hillbillies Are Back In Wrong Turn 5
Posted on Saturday 1st December 2012
Wrong Turn 5 CoverHorror's most famous hillbillies are back and more bloodthirsty than ever as Wrong Turn 5arrives on DVD on January 28th, from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This time around a small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Men Festival on Halloween, with throngs of costumed partygoers gathering for a wild night of music and mischief. But the trick or tr...

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American Mary UK Cinema Tour News
Posted on Thursday 29th November 2012
american_maryOne of the finest horror movies of 2012 is set to open in select UK cinemas courtesy of FrightFest Presents from 11th January 2013 - the viscerally thrilling and darkly seductive American Mary. Additionally, Canadian-born writer/directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, and Mary Mason herself - lead actress Katharine Isabelle (Gingers Snaps) will all be returning to the UK to introduce the screenings....

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Sherlock Holmes Is Back And This Time After A Famous Vampire
Posted on Wednesday 28th November 2012
SH_vsDracula_cvrFancy reading about a classic hero meeting a classic monster? If yes then new book The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula might just be for you. A mysterious schooner runs aground in an English harbor. Its cargo is fifty boxes of earth; its only living passenger, a black dog. The captain's body is lashed to the wheel-lifeless, drained of blood. Soon...

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Midnight Son - Release Dates Announced
Posted on Friday 23rd November 2012
Midnight Son PosterWith a heart-breaking script and superb central performances, Midnight Son is simply one of the best vampire movies in ages and it's finally coming to the UK. Jacob (Zak Kilberg), is a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary (Maya Parish), a local bartende...

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From Hammer Books Comes Vampire Circus
Posted on Wednesday 21st November 2012
Vampire CircusHammer Books have released another title in their incredibly popular movie tie-in range, this time it's the classic shocker, Vampire Circus. The small rural community of Shettle has fallen into a decline. It is rife with crime and its inhabitants plagued by ill-fortune. When the Circus of Nights arrives the people are drawn to it like moths to a flame: it’s as though they are bewitched...

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American Mary - Release Date Announced
Posted on Wednesday 21st November 2012
American Mary CoverCo-written and co-directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska (Dead Hooker In A Trunk) and featuring an outstanding, career-best lead performance by Katharine Isabelle in the title role, American Mary has been wowing audiences at international film festivals (including London's Film4 Frightfest) throughout 2012 and has already garnered rave reviews from critics all over the world. A ...

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Stay Human, We Are A Dying Breed! ZombiU Is Coming
Posted on Monday 19th November 2012
ZombiU CoverLondon is falling! Are YOU prepared? It is 2012 and the Last Blight is upon us… It was foretold. Coming soon for the Nintendo Wii U system comes ZombiU, a stunning looking survival horror, first-person shooter that seems to hit all the right buttons. For the second time in history, a great plague has enveloped London in a fog of death. Big Ben tolls as hundreds upon thousands of the unprepa...

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Sound Of My Voice - Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Sunday 18th November 2012
Sound Of My VoiceTake a leap into the unknown when Sound Of My Voice is released on Blu-ray and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on 26th November. From Brit Marling, the acclaimed writer and star of Another Earth, this indie psycho-drama has something radical to reveal. When documentary filmmakers Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius) infiltrate a mysterious cul...

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Joe Dante's Classic Piranha Is Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 16th November 2012
Piranha Bluray CoverFrom the director of The Howling and Gremlins and starring Bradford Dillman (Sudden Impact), Heather Menzies (Logan's Run), Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Keenan Wynn (Once Upon a Time in the West), Barbara Steele (The Pit and The Pendulum) and Dick Miller (The Terminator), Piranha makes its Blu-ray debut complete with some outstanding bonus features on...

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FrightFest Originals - New Limited Edition Posters
Posted on Friday 16th November 2012
zombie_flesh_eatersFrightFest Originals, created by Alex Chambers and Ian Rattray, launches this week with a limited edition four colour screen print by Nat Marsh of Zombie Flesh Eaters. The fledgling company aims to produce a number of limited edition 30 X 40 UK Quad prints featuring designs by the hottest talents around the world, including Graham Humphreys, Aiheads, Brandon Schaefer, Th...

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Half Fish, Half Snake...All Death! Piranhaconda Is Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 15th November 2012
PiranhacondaFrom executive producer legend Roger Corman, veteran Hollywood exploitation director Jim Wynorski and writer Mike MacLean, Piranhaconda stars Michael Madsen, Rachel Hunter, Shandi Finnessey and Rib Hillis. Whilst filming the latest installment to their horror trilogy on the scenic island of Hawaii, low-budget filmmakers Milo and his crew desperately try to combat the endless barrage of problem...

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IDW Presents The New Ghostbusters
Posted on Thursday 15th November 2012
The New GhostbustersThe Ghostbusters are gone, spirited away by some dastardly demons from another dimension! But spectral shenanigans haven't ceased in the city that never sleeps, meaning a new group will need to step up and don the proton packs. IDW Publishing and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are pleased to announce the launch of an all-new Ghostbusters ongoing comic series, picking up...

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Artists Announced For Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds - The New Generation
Posted on Saturday 10th November 2012
TWOTW - TNG CoverIn 2012, an all New Generation of artistes will guest on a fresh recording of one of the most iconic albums of all time. Originally released in 1978, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains an award-winning landmark masterpiece that has continually won new fans, spending over 330 weeks on the UK chart to date, reaching No. 1 in 11 countries and selling over ...

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Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan
Posted on Thursday 8th November 2012
Ray Harryhausen quad posterThe remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of Gilles Penso's definitive documentary Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan. Leaving no doubt as to Harryhausen's seminal influence on modern-day special effects, the documentary features enlightening a...

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Zombie Flesh Eaters - Coming To HD Soon
Posted on Wednesday 7th November 2012
Zombie Flesh Eaters CoverArrow Video have confirmed that Monday December 3rd will mark the release of Lucio Fulci's horror masterpiece Zombie Flesh Eaters on Blu-ray, DVD and Limited Edition Steelbook. Painstakingly restored from the original camera negative, Zombie Flesh Eaters stands-out as one of the famed distributor’s biggest ever (and best looking) restoration projects. T...

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This Collection Is A Killer - V/H/S Is Coming Soon
Posted on Saturday 3rd November 2012
VHS QuadDirectors Adam Wingard (You're Next, A Horrible Way To Die), David Bruckner (The Signal), Glenn McQuaid (I Sell The Dead), Joe Swanberg (Hannah Takes The Stairs) and Ti West (The Innkeepers, Cabin Fever 2: Spring Break, The House Of The Devil) present the most talked about anthology movie in years, V/H/S. A small group of misfit friends and petty crooks are hired by a mysterious man to break into a dereli...

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Christmas Evil Hits DVD This November
Posted on Friday 2nd November 2012
Christmas Evil CoverFancy a seasonal shocker? If so Arrow Video have the title for you, Christmas Evil. When little Harry sees his Dad in a Santa Claus outfit, groping his mother one Christmas Eve, life changes for the quiet little boy. Thirty odd years later, you'd better watch out in this 80s horror classic from the small but perfectly formed micro-genre of Yuletide Slashers. Because no...

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Berberian Sound Studio - Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Thursday 1st November 2012
Berberian Sound Studio ImageDripping in Argento style and haunting Lynchian atmosphere, Peter Stickland's brilliantly original and hugely acclaimed homage to 1970s Italian horror, Berberian Sound Studio will come to DVD and Blu-ray on December 31st. It's 1976 and timid, Dorking-based sound engineer, Gilderoy, has been transplanted to Italy's run-down Berberian Sound Studio ...

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Alan Robert's Crawl To Me Deluxe Limited Edition
Posted on Wednesday 31st October 2012
Crawl To MeIDW Limited has announced a special new limited edition hardcover of Alan Robert's Crawl To Me. From rock star to all-star comic creator, Life of Agony's Alan Robert brings intensity and electricity to everything he does. This critically acclaimed, award-winning mini-series will be presented in a custom case and cover, with hand-drawn artwork by the book’s creator and artist. Presented in the mu...

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Universal Monsters: The Essential Collection
Posted on Tuesday 30th October 2012
Frankensteins MonsterUniversal Monsters: The Essential Collection brings together the very best of Universal's legendary monsters-imaginative and technically groundbreaking tales of terror that launched a uniquely Hollywood movie genre. From the era of silent movies through the present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. Universal Monsters: The Essentia...

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Gremlins - Back In Cinemas
Posted on Tuesday 30th October 2012
Gremlins ReissueJoe Dante's 80s Warner Bros. classic Gremlins is coming back to the big screen on brand new digital prints. New and nostalgic fans will be able to see the Gremlins back where they belong for the ultimate Christmas cult comedy-horror. Intended as a Christmas present for his son Billy, Randall Peltzer picks up a Mogwai armed with those famous mysterious instructions: "Don't ever get ...

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The Dead 2 - Teaser Trailer
Posted on Monday 29th October 2012
The Dead 2 ImageThe Ford Brothers, the team behind the acclaimed 'modern Classic' zombie thriller The Dead, have revealed that the much awaited sequel The Dead 2 will be shot in India. Opening the FrightFest Halloween All-nighter, at London's Leicester Square, Howard J Ford unveiled a teaser trailer shot on a recent location recce and announced that the film, for which the screenplay is now comp...

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Soundstage Events Presents The Evil Dead And The Rise Of The Video Nasties
Posted on Saturday 27th October 2012
Evil Dead EventHeld on Sunday October 28th at Brighton's Duke of York’s cinema at 1pm, this special event marks thirty years since the rise of the video nasties. Following a rare cinema screening of The Evil Dead, a panel of guests will discuss the horror classic's impact and the video nasty phenomenon. The special guests are the British Board of Film Classification's Senior Examiner Craig Lapper, ...

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The Walking Dead - The Official Magazine Hits Newsstands And Digital Platforms Tomorrow
Posted on Monday 22nd October 2012
The Walking Dead Newstand CoverTitan Magazines and Skybound's premier issue of The Walking Dead The Official Magazine, based on Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning comic book series, best-selling graphic novels and Emmy-winning AMC television series, hits newsstands and digital platforms on October 23. This 100-page issue features an inside look at the TV show, comi...

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Scream Issue 15 Details
Posted on Saturday 20th October 2012
Scream Issue 15Now full colour and bigger than ever Scream magazine has just announced it's front cover artwork for their early December issue. Inside Jen and Sylvia Soska talk American Mary, Rob Zombie gives Scream the exclusive on The Lords Of Salem, Director Don Coscarelli remembers those Phantasm movies, Bill Moseley gives Scream the low down on January 2013's The Texas Chainsaw 3D, The Crow cre...

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Sightseers - New Poster
Posted on Wednesday 17th October 2012
Sightseers Jumper PosterWritten by and starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram with additional material by Amy Jump, Sightseers is the latest film to have critics clambering to dish out praise about it. Directed by Ben Wheatley with Edgar Wright as Executive Producer the film has been described as a killer of a comedy. Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he...

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Zombie Make-Up Demonstrations At Forbidden Planet
Posted on Tuesday 16th October 2012
Zombie Make UpOn Thursday 25th October from13:00 till 18:00 at the Forbidden Panet London Megastore on Shaftesbury pop along to witness some magnificent transformations. Just in time for Halloween, Nimba Creations make up artist Tom Lauten will be demonstrating the art of Zombie make-up with two displays of Halloween wizardry. The first Zombie make up demo starts at 13:00 and, while he is working, Tom...

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Queen Of Horror Festival News
Posted on Monday 15th October 2012
Queen of Horror Festival 2012The first ever Ingrid Pitt Queen of Horror Festival 2012 will take place from 26th till 28th October in Hastings. This 3 days Horror spectacular is billed as not being for the faint-hearted and has a programmed packed with horror goddess goodness. Events include: The Queen of Horror Pageant, SFX make-up demonstration and memorabilia dealers, C...

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Shocker Horror Issue 12 Details
Posted on Sunday 14th October 2012
Shock Horror Issue 12The contents of Issue 12 of Shock Horror Magazine have been released alongside its rather eye-catching cover. Inside you'll find an exclusive interview with Silent Hill: Revelation Writer and Director Michael J. Bassett, and to celebrate the release of the new Silent Hill movie this issue also includes a special wraparound cover. Also in this Halloween special issu...

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Halloween V - Blu-ray Update
Posted on Sunday 14th October 2012
Halloween V CoverUnderrated by many at the time of its original release, the highly entertaining and impressively stylish Halloween 5: The Revenge Of Michael Myers finally gets the High-Definition treatment the fans have been waiting for. It's one year after the events of Halloween 4, and both Michael and Jamie have survived the horrors of the previous year’s "festivities". Jamie is still havi...

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Halloween - Back On The Big Screen
Posted on Friday 12th October 2012
Halloween CinemaThe ultimate Halloween film is coming back to the big screen where, and when, it belongs. The original version of John Carpenter's hugely successful 70s slasher-film went on to be the benchmark for future films of its type while it took influence from masters of suspense and horror: Hitchcock and De Palma. See once more through the eyes of Michael Myers and feel the tension build wi...

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Inbred - Old School Poster
Posted on Thursday 11th October 2012
Inbred Old School posterInbred, directed by Alex Chandon (Cradle of Fear), is one of the most hotly anticipated genre films of 2012. This witty, yet hilariously twisted tale will be unleashed onto DVD and Blu-ray October 15th and to celebrate here's a rather smart, old school poster for the movie. Starring Jo Hartley and Seamus O'Neill as well as upcoming stars; James Burrows and N...

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Vampirella Strikes!
Posted on Thursday 11th October 2012
Vampirella Strikes01-Cov-TurnerFan-favourite Vampirella writer Tom Sniegoski returns with all new series - Vampirella Strikes! Tom is one of the most successful fan favorite writers coming back to Vampirella, having previously written multiple Vampirella series including the long running Vengeance Of Vampirella #1- #25. Vampirella Strikes #1 features covers by the late...

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Halloween IV - Blu-ray News
Posted on Wednesday 10th October 2012
Halloween IV CoverLong considered by many horror fans to be the best of all the Halloween sequels, Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers comes to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK and it's never looked better. Ten years to the day of that fateful Halloween when the adult Michael Myers first terrorized the sleepy town of Haddonfield, Illinois, the malevolent monster awakes from a decade-l...

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Zombies Vs Robots Hardcover - New From IDW
Posted on Wednesday 10th October 2012
Zombies Vs Robots HardcoverBrraaaiiiinnnnssss! IDW Limited has partnered with twelve of the juiciest brains in sci-fi, horror, and fantasy to deliver two limited edition prose novels set in the popular Zombies Vs. Robots universe. Signed, limited editions of Zombies Vs. Robots: Z-Boys In The Robot Graveyard and Zombies Vs. Robots: This Means War! are now available for rabid co...

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Dark Shadows: The Visual Companion Details
Posted on Friday 5th October 2012
Dark Shadows Book CoverBased upon the cult television series, Dark Shadows has been revamped under the direction of Tim Burton with stunning performances from an all-star ensemble cast including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter and Eva Green. Rolling Stone magazine has already acknowledged Tim Burton's visuals as "a sumptuous treat". Created in close co-operation ...

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Silent Hill: Revelation - Release Date
Posted on Thursday 4th October 2012
Silent Hill 3DBased on the groundbreaking survival horror video game franchise, Silent Hill: Revelation is the sequel to the hit film Silent Hill, which opened to number one at the U.S. box office and took in nearly $100 million at the worldwide box office. Featuring an unparalleled horror experience, Konami's Silent Hill franchise has captivated fans for more than a decade and has spawned a hit comic ...

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Dark Tide - New Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Dark Tide CoverStarring Halle Berry, Dark Tide is (according to the PR) packed full of terrifying shark attacks and has been dubbed "an absolute must-see" by some that have had the pleasure of viewing it already. For experienced open water diver Kate (Berry), the memory of a brutal shark attack has left its scars. But with the bank about to take her boat she accepts a lucrative deal from an extreme ...

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The Pact - Motion Poster
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2012
The Pact CoverFirst-time feature director Nicholas McCarthy, sexy up-and-coming female lead Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Agnes Bruckner, Haley Hudson and Kathleen Rose Perkins combined their talents for The Pact which is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October 1st. Following the death of her mother, Annie receives a phone call from her former drug addict sister, Nicole, imploring her to come back to visi...

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Questions Will Be Answered - Prometheus Is Coming To Blu-Ray And DVD
Posted on Saturday 29th September 2012
Prometheus 3DBD 3D PackshotWritten by Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts, Prometheus features outstanding performances by Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Golden Globe nominee Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Noomi Rapace, and Logan Marshall-Green. Archeologist couple Elizabeth Shaw (Rapace) and Charlie Holloway (Marshall-Green) discover a star map that they interpret as an i...

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5 UK Premieres On Show As Film4 FrightFest Announces Line-Up For Halloween All-Nighter
Posted on Friday 28th September 2012
ff_allnighterThe FrightFest Halloween All-Nighter returns to the Vue in London's Leicester Square on Saturday October 27th for another helping of choice shock around the clock horror. And this year horror fans around the country can join in the fearful fun as, on Saturday November 3rd, the event travels to the Picturehouse Cambridge, the Empires in Sunderland and Newcastle and The Watershed Bristol. N...

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Sink Your Teeth Into Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Posted on Friday 28th September 2012
Abraham Lincoln BD 3D_2DFrom visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov comes Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter the terrifying tale of the 16th President's hidden past. Based on the best-selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith and combining director Timur Bekmambetov and producer Tim Burton, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter spectacularly reinvents the time-honoured vampire genr...

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Alfred Hitchcock - The Masterpiece Collection
Posted on Thursday 27th September 2012
AH SetFrom Universal Pictures (UK) comes 14 iconic thrillers from The Master of Suspense together for the first time ever as Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection - Super Premium Edition comes to Blu-ray on November the 5th, for a limited time only. Digitally restored from high-quality film elements and presented in perfect high-definition picture and sound, Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection brings...

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Ee By Gum - Inbred Is On Its Way
Posted on Monday 24th September 2012
Inbred BD 2D PackshotInbred, directed by Alex Chandon (Cradle of Fear), is one of the most hotly anticipated genre films of 2012. Officially selected for 2011's FrightFest, the film has grown and grown in notoriety and now the wait is finally over as this dark, witty, yet hilariously twisted tale will be unleashed onto DVD and Blu-ray October 15th. Starring Jo Hartley and Seamus O'Neill ...

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The UK Festival Of Zombie Culture 2012 - Full Details
Posted on Saturday 22nd September 2012
ZombieFest ImageDetails for the UK Festival Of Zombie Culture 2012 have been announced. The event will be held on November 17th at Phoenix Square, Leicester and is already looking to be the ultimate celebration of all things undead. Now in its 6th year this annual day of the dead is making sure that even the most hungry gut-munching zombie lover will be catered for with 13 hours of Zombie Films in...

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Soundtrack To John Carpenter's The Fog Gets Special Release
Posted on Thursday 20th September 2012
The Fog Soundtrack CoverThe updated version of Silva Screen's long deleted and sought after 2000 reissue of John Carpenter's sparse, piano-driven ambient/electronic score for The Fog will hit stores on October 8th. This release brings together not just the original album, which featured 20 minutes of newly released music, but a second 20 track disc of the entire score, drawn from t...

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Michael Biehn's The Victim To Be Released September 24th
Posted on Wednesday 19th September 2012
The Victim New CoverDirected by screen veteran Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss) and starring Jennifer Blanc (The Divide, Dark Angel), Danielle Harris (Stake Land, Hatchet II, Urban Legend), Ryan Honey (Star Trek: Enterprise, ER, NCIS) and Tanya Newbould (Rush Hour 2, Red Dragon, X-Men: The Last Stand) The Victim is one of the most talked about horror movies in ages. During...

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Coming Soon - Excision
Posted on Wednesday 19th September 2012
Excision PosterMonster Pictures has announced that they will be releasing Excision, in select cinemas nationwide from November 2nd. Excision is the story of Pauline (AnnaLynne McCord), a delusional teenage outcast. Pauline picks scabs. Pauline dissects road kill. Pauline fantasizes about performing surgery on strangers. Her fascinations disturb her schoolmates and her parents, Phyllis (Traci Lords)...

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When The Lights Went Out - New Brit Shocker
Posted on Monday 17th September 2012
When The Lights Went OutDirected and Written by Pat Holden, When The Lights Went Out is billed as one of the most terrifying paranormal movies ever made. Based on true events, When The Lights Went Out is the 1970's set story of a down-to-earth Yorkshire family and the malevolent spirit who turns their existence upside down. The film starts with The Maynard family moving into their...

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Attack Of The Werewolves - Coming Soon
Posted on Monday 17th September 2012
Attack Of The WerewolvesExperience 100 years of evil whn Attack Of The Werewolves descends onto DVd and Blu-ray. 1910. In a remote village, a terrible curse has fallen on the evil Marchioness of Marino and her son - transforming him into a blood-thirsty werewolf who preys on the residents of the village. One hundred years on, Thomas, the only male descendent of the Marino family, ...

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Locke & Key - Coming To An End
Posted on Friday 14th September 2012
Locke & KeyAs Thornton Wilder once said, "All good things must come to an end, but all bad things can continue forever," a quote that seems eerily appropriate for Locke & Key. While at times frighteningly dark and brutally violent, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Eisner-winning series has also sailed on winds of high fantasy and elaborate mystery, striking a mesmerizing balance and attracting a ferven...

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Some Guy Who Kills People Finally Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Thursday 13th September 2012
Some Guy Who Kills PeopleThe first release from GRIMM Entertainment (the folks behind Manchester Horror Festival, GRIMMFEST), Some Guy Who Kills People will have a limited theatrical run from the 5th October and is out on DVD and Blu-ray from the 8th. For those of you that can't wait that long you can catch it at this year's GRIMMFEST (3rd-7th October). Helmed by Jack Perez, Some...

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Dare You View Closed Circuit?
Posted on Wednesday 12th September 2012
Closed CircuitClosed Circuit will be release onto DVD, Download and On-Demand on September 24th thanks to Revolver Entertainment. In a quiet neighbourhood, one man hides a dark, terrifying secret. For two friends the desire to uncover the depths of his depravity will take them to a hideous place inhabited by pain, torture and death. Planting hidden cameras around his house, two friends hope to revea...

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Resident Evil: Retribution - Book News
Posted on Wednesday 12th September 2012
Resident Evil RetributionResident Evil: Retribution - The Official Movie Novelization from Titan Books, has been written by award-winning sci-fi and horror writer John Shirley and is being released to coincide with the release of the film, which opens in theatres in 3D on Friday, September 14th. This is the fifth instalment in the massively successful Resident Evil film franchise...

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Grimmfest 2012 Update
Posted on Monday 10th September 2012
Grimmfest 2012 LogoManchester's annual horror and cult film festival Grimmfest is back for its fourth fantastic year showcasing the very latest, very best dark and scary movies from around the world. Over 18 movie premieres and a loathsome line-up of gruesome guests including comedian Ross Noble and League Of Gentlemen star Reece Shearsmith. A jam-packed four days of special screenings and ...

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IDW Publishing To Release Chasing The Dead
Posted on Tuesday 4th September 2012
Chasing The DeadIDW Publishing has announced an all-new horror mini-series, Chasing The Dead, written by Matthew Scott and Tim Westland, based on a novel by author Joe Schreiber (Red Harvest, Death Troopers). Coming in November, Chasing The Dead is a fast-paced, ferociously tense supernatural thriller. Artist Dietrich Smith will provide captivating interiors and cover art for the series. "I was im...

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Dare You Enter Apartment 143?
Posted on Monday 3rd September 2012
Apartment 143From the producers of Red Lights and Buried comes a movie billed as Poltergeist meets Paranormal Activity, Apartment 143. Following the tragic death of his wife, Alan White and his two children find themselves plagued by a series of inexplicable events that eventually force them to leave their home and move into an apartment building in the city. Worryingly, within a week of moving, they on...

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Scream Issue 14 News
Posted on Saturday 1st September 2012
SCREAM Issue 14Here's the front cover art of Scream #14 (Nov/Dec 2012 issue) on sale in time for Halloween! Ooh the horror! This gory issue features interviews with [REC]3 Genesis director Paco Plaza and star Leticia Dolera, the gorgeous Katharine Isabelle chats about her roles in the Ginger Snaps films, Freddy Vs Jason and the upcoming American Mary, Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli is interv...

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Killer Vixens Vs The Creature From The Deep In Retro-Style Gore-Fest
Posted on Saturday 1st September 2012
Monstro Group ShotMonstro! follows in the tradition of innovative and exciting independent cinema of the 60s and 70s golden era of exploitation and horror. Shot with practical effects and good old blood, sweat and tears, director Stuart Simpson has created an aesthetically polished and highly entertaining film to please all fans of cult cinema. Three gorgeously deranged killers, Beretta, Blond...

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From The Director Of Martyrs Comes The Tall Man
Posted on Friday 31st August 2012
The Tall ManFrom Pascal Laugier, the director of Martyrs comes The Tall Man. Starring Jessica Biel Jodelle Ferland, Stephen McHattie, William B. Davis, and Samantha Ferris the movie has just been released in the USA. In an isolated, slowly dying mining town, children are vanishing without a trace - abducted, the townsfolk whisper, by a mysterious entity known locally as "The Tall Man". Town nurse Julia De...

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New Realease Date For Curse
Posted on Friday 31st August 2012
CurseGrayson Pictures is to give a UK DVD release to the rarely seen Singaporean military chiller Curse on September 17th. Set in on the Island of Pulau Hantu in the south of Singapore, Curse tells the terrifying tale of a military squad sent to an island to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a group of soldiers. Accidentally disturbing a burial site, they unleash a terrifying supernatural curse… Curse is d...

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Ee By Gum - Inbred To Hit Selected Cinemas In September
Posted on Wednesday 22nd August 2012
Inbred DVD CoverInbred, directed by Alex Chandon (Cradle of Fear), is one of the most hotly anticipated genre films of 2012. Officially selected for 2011's FrightFest, the film has grown and grown in notoriety and now the wait is finally over as this dark, witty, yet hilariously twisted tale is unleashed in cinemas September 21st with a DVD/Blu-ray release October 8th. Starring Jo Hartley and Seam...

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Lady Snowblood - Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Wednesday 22nd August 2012
Lady SnowbloodArrow Films has announced announce that Monday September 24th will see the hugely influential Lady Snowblood films lovingly restored and released on Blu-ray for the very first time, anywhere in the world. From legendary Japanese director Toshiya Fujita, the two blood-splattered Samurai masterpieces are credited as the main inspiration for Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill series. Beautifull...

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Coming Soon - Zombie Contagion
Posted on Sunday 19th August 2012
Zombie ContagionFrom Revolver Entertainment comes Zombie Contagion which promises to be a blood-soaked horror that takes you straight into Hell. The contagion is spreading. Nothing can stop it. With every bite, with every gouge, with every slice of human flesh ripped from the living, the undead are slowly taking control For one small group, their town has become a brutal, bloody battleground. The...

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We Are The Night - Teaser Image
Posted on Friday 17th August 2012
We Are The NightNew vampire flick We Are The Night promises four of the hottest female vampires you are ever likely to see, a breathtaking opening sequence onboard a jet, a ballsy heroine straight out of a Stieg Larsson novel, plenty of unexpectedly violent bloodletting, several nail-biting action set-pieces that would sit comfortably in a Bond or Bourne movie, and a truly original scene involving ...

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Detention - Cover Image Released
Posted on Thursday 16th August 2012
DetentionJosh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) star in the instant cult-classic Detention, which is coming to DVD and Digital on August 27th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This bizarre and original comedy-horror hybrid went down a storm at FrightFest last year and takes the slasher genre to a new high. In this hipster, teen horror-comedy the students of Grizzly Lake must sur...

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Reece Shearsmith Horror Short, Him Indoors To Receive World Premiere At FrightFest The 13th
Posted on Monday 13th August 2012
Him Indoors QuadJames Pears and Kesslerboy Productions Ltd. have announced that Him Indoors, a short black comedy/horror film starring Reece Shearsmith and Pollyanna McIntosh will get it's World Premiere screening at FrightFest The 13th on Monday August 27th, before the European premier of The Possession at 6.15pm. The film, the first narrative piece from writer/director Paul Davis, tells of an ag...

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Dare You View The Lost Coast Tapes?
Posted on Sunday 12th August 2012
The Lost Coast TapesStarring Drew Rausch and Frank Ashmore, The Lost Coast Tapes is the latest horror from G2 Pictures and is sure to cause a panic when it hits stores 3rd September. A highly acclaimed investigative journalist sees a news report on a 'Bigfoot Hunter' who claims to possess the body of a dead Sasquatch. He believes the man is a phony and decides to create a new show that re...

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FrightFest To Honour SFX Legend Greg Nicotero
Posted on Saturday 11th August 2012
Greg NicoteroFrightFest, in partnership with Variety Magazine, are set to present the inaugural Variety Award at FrightFest to renowned special effects and make-up artist Greg Nicotero. Nicotero will be presented with the award on Saturday August 25th, following an on-stage interview at this year's FrightFest The 13th. "FrightFest is very proud to be associated with Variety Magazine," said FrightFest c...

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The Hamiltons AKA The Thompsons
Posted on Friday 10th August 2012
The ThompsonsThe Hamiltons are back for another bite! The dysfunctional vampire family returns but this time they're heading to the UK under a new name: The Thompsons. Available on DVD and download to own and rent from 15th October The Thompsons is a bloodthirsty, action-packed sequel from The Butcher Brothers. The Hamiliton siblings were a dysfunctional, orphaned family living in sunny suburbia. On the...

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Frighten Brighton - Event Update
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2012
Frighton BrightonFrighten Brighton are excited to announce that they have joined forces with Shock Horror Magazine alongside Hemlock Books to scare the hell out of Brighton on Saturday 11th August 2012! Shock Horror Magazine has been bringing fright film news, interviews and features to horror fans since 2010 and is supplying us with some ghoulish goodies to give out to Frighten Brighton attend...

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New From The Death Waltz Recording Company - Halloween II and Halloween III
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2012
Death Waltz Recording Company has announced the vinyl release of two classic and groundbreaking electronic John Carpenter scores, Halloween II and Halloween III on October 14th. Hallowen 2 CoverHalloween II was originally released in 1981, 3 years on from the celebrated first instalment of the Michael Myers slasher franchise. For the soundtrack, Carpenter once again enlisted his trusted collabora...

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They Will Rise To Suck The Blood Of The Living - Zombie Flesh Eaters On DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 3rd August 2012
Zombie Flesh Eaters Steelbook CoverFrom the sleazy video nasty vaults comes a movie so stained with controversy and moral indignation that the very mention of its name sends shudders down the spines of the weak stomached and censorious - Zombie Flesh Eaters. A gut-munching, shark wrestling, eye-gouging orgy of topless skin divers, mud-caked undead terror and It...

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New Book On Saw To Be Released
Posted on Thursday 2nd August 2012
Devils Advocate Saw BookContinuing the superb Devil's Advocates series of books, which started with stunning releases covering the classic films Let The Right One In and Witchfinder General comes Benjamin Poole's dissection of Saw. Here's the full blurb: Widely regarded as inaugurating the torture porn movement the original Saw is in fact a more nuanced and subtle hybrid genre fi...

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Jaws - New Blu-ray Trailer
Posted on Thursday 2nd August 2012
Jaws CoverJaws - the landmark motion picture that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water - comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever on 3rd September. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the Jaws Blu-ray with Digital Copy and UltraViolet gives fans the ultimate way to watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller. One of the mos...

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Dare You Witness The Pact?
Posted on Wednesday 1st August 2012
The Pact CoverFirst-time feature director Nicholas McCarthy directs up-and-coming female lead Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Agnes Bruckner, Haley Hudson and Kathleen Rose Perkins star in The Pact which is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October the 1st. Following the death of her mother, Annie receives a phone call from her former drug addict sister, Nicole, imploring her to come back to visit their famil...

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FrightFest The 13th Announces Record Number Of Guests
Posted on Friday 27th July 2012
Claudia GeriniJennifer Lynch, Sheridan Smith, Dario Argento, Dominic Brunt, Ross Noble, Peter Strickland, Claudia Gerini, Michele Placido, Harry Treadaway, Michelle Ryan, Russell Tovey and The Soska Sisters head up a vibrant and eclectic mix of talent at this year's Film4 FrightFest event at the Empire Leicester Square. As individual tickets go on sale tomorrow (Saturday 28 July), Film4 FrightFest ann...

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Must Have Dario Argento Book From Alan Jones Coming Soon
Posted on Friday 27th July 2012
Dario Argento Book CoverProfondo Argento, the critically acclaimed book from Alan Jones has been fully updated, re-named and re-issued with brand new chapters! This original release was quite superb and this new edition promises to be all that and much more. From his first work scripting Sergio Leone's Once Upon A Time in the West, Dario Argento's directorial breakthrough with the ...

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Predator Meets Eight Legged Freaks In Dragon Wasps!
Posted on Wednesday 25th July 2012
Dragon WaspsWritten by fast-becoming genre connoisseur Mark Atkins (Sand Sharks), Dragon Wasps stars Corin Nemec, Dominika Juillet, Benjamin Easterday and Nikolette Noel When a clue arises as to the whereabouts of her scientist father, three months after he inexplicably disappeared on an expedition deep in the heart of the Belize rainforest, entomologist Gina Humphries and her impassioned assistant Rhonda...

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Coming To DVD - Zombie 108
Posted on Wednesday 25th July 2012
Zombie 108 CoverBilled as the very first Taiwanese zombie movie, Zombie 108 is a brutal and challenging horror movie that's coming to DVD on July 30th. After a catastrophic accident at a top secret research lab, a deadly virus is released into the city and all hell breaks loose. Controlled by a local crime lord, District 108 is the one place in the city the police don't want to go on a normal day....

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Terrifying Psychological Thriller Niceville Coming Soon
Posted on Monday 23rd July 2012
NicevilleAcclaimed book Niceville by Carsten Stroud is due to be released in trade paperback by Century on August 9th. Fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz and Christopher Ransom are advised to try this gripping thriller that Karin Slaughter has described as "A compelling work that grabs your attention from page one" and Peter Straub has called it "An unfolding tale about every kind of wickedness... Somehow it man...

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Combat Shock Special DVD Release
Posted on Thursday 19th July 2012
Combat ShockBuddy Giovinazzo's brutal, bloody but acclaimed movie Combat Shock is getting a superb DVD release here in the UK. The 2-disc set will contain two cuts of the movie plus a shed-load of extras. 'Nam, a green jungle hell. A terrifying place of death, violence and bloody war where seeing your buddies die in front of you is a daily event and getting your seed corrupted by Agent Orange is an occupa...

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Surf Nazis Arrive On DVD
Posted on Sunday 15th July 2012
Surf Nazis Must DieFrom Troma, the studio that brought you The Toxic Avenger comes one of their most talked about and over-the-top movies, Surf Nazis Must Die. When the California coast is ravaged by a massive earthquake the beaches are left in a state of anarchy. In this lawless void a new power is rising. Adolf and his evil gang of fascist water rats are coming. They are the Surf Nazis and...

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Coming Soon - Bloodstorm
Posted on Saturday 14th July 2012
Blood StormRevolver Entertainment has announced the latest movie to venture into the ever expanding Nazi Zombie genre of films, Bloodstorm. You thought they were dead. You were wrong. Deep in Antarctica a group of scientific researchers are abducted by a platoon of storm troopers. Led by Dr Josef Mengele, this bloodthirsty troupe has lain in wait in a secret base underneath the icy wastes since the fall o...

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Curse Will Finally Be Released In September
Posted on Thursday 12th July 2012
CurseGrayson Pictures is to give a UK DVD release to the rarely seen Singaporean military chiller Curse on September 10th. Set in on the Island of Pulau Hantu in the south of Singapore, Curse tells the terrifying tale of a military squad sent to an island to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a group of soldiers. Accidentally disturbing a burial site, they unleash a terrifying supernatural curse… Curse is d...

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Scream - Issue 13 Details
Posted on Wednesday 11th July 2012
SCREAM Isssue 13Due in early September Issue 13 of Scream Magazine is filled with plenty of the usual scary bloody stuff. You’ll find an exclusive interviews with Michael Berryman and Puppetmaster writer Kenneth Hall, Emily Booth talks Vampires in The Reverend, legendary horror author James Herbert gives the magazine a world exclusive on his career and his upcoming book release Ash, British TV s...

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The Dark Side Magazine - Issue 148 Details
Posted on Monday 9th July 2012
Dark Side Magazine Cover 148Issue 148 of The Dark Side Magazine has been unleashed and it's a Hammer special. Inside the team celebrate the glory days of Hammer and cast an eye as to what the future may hold for the much loved studio. It also takes a look at Hammer Harpies, checks out what the censor didn't want you to see from Hammer movies plus interviews with Caroline Mu...

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Vampirella Vs Fluffy!
Posted on Monday 9th July 2012
Vampirella Vs FluffyDynamite Entertainment is having some fun with Vampirella, as she takes on the teenage vampire killer, Fluffy! Vampirella Vs. Fluffy is bizarre yarn is written by Mark Rahner and drawn by Cezar Razek, with an eye-popping cover from Nick Bradshaw! In Vampirella Vs Fluffy, young, horny high school couples are being horribly mutilated by demonic Puritans. Time for Fluffy t...

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Elfie Hopkins - Release Date Announced
Posted on Friday 6th July 2012
Elfie HopkinsJaime Winstone is Elfie Hopkins - an animal-loving slacker, stoner, and wannabe detective, living in a sleepy hunting village. Haunted by the death of her mother, Elfie seeks solace from the old school detectives in The Maltese Falcon and Chinatown. She entertains herself by investigating the villagers and upsetting everyone with her imaginative allegations. Things get serious however with...

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Shock Horror Issue 10 Cover And Details
Posted on Friday 6th July 2012
Shock Horror Issue 10The cover for Shock Horror Issue 10 has been unveiled and it's boasting that it now has 15 more pages. Yep, issue 10 is their biggest ever issue. This issue includes a feature on the Halloween franchise along with an interview with one of its main stars, Danielle Harris. Danielle is also on hand to discuss her new movie Among Friends. Small screen legend Elvira is al...

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Wrong Turn 4 - Release Details
Posted on Thursday 5th July 2012
Wrong Turn 4 CoverWrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings premiers in the UK at this years FrightFest Festival. The movie will then be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD from 27th August 2012! If that's not enough to satisfy your blood thirsty appetite then you can gorge on and devour the Wrong Turn 1-4 DVD box-set which comes out the same day. It's 1974 and deep in the West Virginia wilderness, a fa...

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New From FAB Press - House Of Psychotic Women
Posted on Thursday 5th July 2012
House Of Psychotic WomenWe can finally bring you news of House Of Psychotic Women, the much anticipated release from FAB Press which is now on sale as a pre-order item. The hardback edition is strictly limited to only 250 copies worldwide and comes with alternative cover artwork, plus an exclusive free gift of a flexi-disc postcard featuring the song Somebody's Waitin' For You by Ch...

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The Walking Dead - New Magazine
Posted on Wednesday 4th July 2012
The Walking Dead Magazine Issue 1 CoverTitan Magazines and Skybound have announced the launch of The Walking Dead, The Official Magazine, based on Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning comic book series, best-selling graphic novels and Emmy-winning AMC television series based upon them. Following its transition from groundbreaking comic book to the hi...

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Rec 3 Release Date Announced
Posted on Wednesday 4th July 2012
REC3REC Genesis, the long-awaited and highly anticipated third instalment of the planned four-part REC saga has finally arrived, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on 3rd September (after premiering at Film4 FrightFest on 24 August) - and by all accounts its more than worth the wait! Paco Plaza, co-writer and co-director of the first two films (along with Jaume Belaguero) goes it alone for this outing, breathing new life into pro...

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New From Hammer Books - X The Unknown
Posted on Monday 2nd July 2012
X The UnknownLegendary genre writer Shaun Hutson has once again tackled a Hammer classic (his last one was Twins Of Evil) and has turned his hand to another respected Hammer shocker, X The Unknown from 1956. In a quiet field in Buckinghamshire, a huge crack has appeared in the earth's surface. And people are dying. Incinerated beyond recognition. At the same time, hospitals have noticed an increase in ...

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Shock Horror Presents Its First Creep Club
Posted on Monday 2nd July 2012
Shock Horror Creep ClubShock Horror Magazine is kicking off their first ever Creep Club event with a Zombie Double Feature on 2nd September. Here they'll be screening George A Romero's stunning gut-muncher Dawn Of The Dead (1978) plus 1 more film TBC at the Northampton Picturedrome. They'll be tackling a different monster each month at Creep Club, and at this debut event it will be ...

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FrightFest 2012 - Full Main Screen Listing
Posted on Saturday 30th June 2012
American MaryYesterday we brought you news of the films that are showing at this year's much anticipated FrightFest The 13th event which is being held between August 23rd and 27th at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Below you'll find the screening dates for all the movies showing on Screen 1. Tomorrow we'll be posting all the movies that are showing on the Discovery Screen. Horror Channel ...

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FrightFest The 13th Unveils Record Number Of Films‏
Posted on Friday 29th June 2012
Film4 FrightFest The 13th PosterFilm4 FrightFest The 13th has unveiled its most ambitious line-up in history. From the sensational Sinister starring Ethan Hawke, the Sam Raimi produced The Possession and Jennifer Chambers Lynch's jaw-dropping Chained, to the Maniac remake, the surgical underground of American Mary and the V/H/S anthology everyone is talking about, th...

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New From Hammer Books - Hands Of The Ripper
Posted on Thursday 28th June 2012
Hands Of The Ripper coverFrom Guy Adams, the incredibly talented author who gave us the stunning Kronos novel a few months back comes another re-telling of a Hammer movie classic, Hands Of The Ripper. On a cold, wet night recently widowed psychology lecturer John Pritchard visits spiritualist Aida Golding with his son. Although wary something has driven him here. And he is drawn ...

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Monster Brawl - Hits DVD and Download
Posted on Thursday 28th June 2012
Monster Brawl CoverWitness the ultimate "smackdown" event of all time as eight of the world's most feared and famous monsters enter the ring to go head-to-head in a grotesque and hilarious fight to the death (or, in several cases, the "un-death") in Monster Brawl. Directed by Jesse T. Cook and starring Dave Foley, Lance Henriksen, cult genre movie icon Art Hindle, actor and wrestler Kevin Na...

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More Mars Attacks From IDW
Posted on Wednesday 27th June 2012
Mars Attacks Comic ImageIDW Publishing has anounced that the premiere issue of thier Mars Attacks series by comics superstars John Layman and John McCrea has officially sold out of its substantial first printing! The release for the inaugural issue of Mars Attacks was an admittedly ambitious one. Utilizing the original card art from Topps' classic trading cards, along with McCrea...

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Detention - Finally Coming To DVD In August
Posted on Tuesday 26th June 2012
DetentionJosh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) star in the instant cult-classic Detention, which is coming to DVD and Digital on August 27th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This bizarre and original comedy-horror hybrid went down a storm at FrightFest last year and takes the slasher genre to a new high. In this hipster, teen horror-comedy the students of Grizzly Lake must sur...

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Zimmer-Frame Wielding Flesh-Eating Pensioners - Attack Of The Herbals Is Coming To DVD
Posted on Sunday 24th June 2012
Attack Of The HerbalsNazis in gasmasks, a foul-mouthed kilt-wearing land-baron and zimmer-frame wielding flesh eating pensioners all go into the mix for Scottish comedy/horror Attack Of The Herbals. Jackson McGregor has returned after years of exile to his grandparent's home in a small sleepy Scottish village, a village where the daily routine consists of eating, sleeping, fishing and d...

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Outpost II: Black Sun Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 19th June 2012
Outpost II CoverDirected by Steve Barker (Outpost) and starring Richard Coyle, the highly anticipated sequel to one of the most original Nazi zombie horror movies of recent times, Outpost II: Black Sun, will be goose-stepping its way onto DVD and Blu-ray in August. Following on from the original movie Outpost, Director and Writer Steve Barker and Rae Brunton return to resurrect the un-dead Nazi a...

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Film4 Frightfest The 13th Announces Opening And Closing Night Films
Posted on Saturday 16th June 2012
REC3Paul Hyett's claustrophobic, psychological horror, The Seasoning House is set to open this year's Film4 FrightFest. Starring Sean Pertwee, Kevin Howarth and Rosie Day, this hard-hitting exploration of war-time sexploitation, set in a Balkan brothel, marks special-effects guru Hyett's directorial debut. Hyett and the cast will be attending the premiere on Thursday August 23rd. Film4 FrightFest will close with the worl...

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Amicus Classics Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 14th June 2012
The Land That Time ForgotStudiocanal will release a classic collection of titles from celebrated horror house Amicus Productions on July 30th. The revived and digitally restored titles receiving their DVD debut are: Warlords Of Atlantis, They Came From Beyond Space, At The Earth's Core and The Land That Time Forgot. Warlords Of Atlantis: Aboard the Texas Rose, a professor of arch...

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Prophecy #1 Sells Out
Posted on Wednesday 13th June 2012
Prophecy 2ndPrintDynamite's biggest ever cross-over Prophecy #1 - hit this June, and they wanted to let everyone know in advance that the second printing that they made available may sell out early next week, and are already evaluating going back for a third. Written by Ron Marz and drawn by Walter Geovani, with covers by Paul Renaud, Prophecy is a self contained event series. Prophecy takes pl...

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Hammer Classics Back On The Big Screen
Posted on Monday 11th June 2012
The Plague of Zombies posterOver the last few weeks several iconic movies have been shown on the big screen to celebrate the best of British to coincide with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the forthcoming Olympics thanks to Studio Canal and ICO. Rather than choosing the usual big films you would expect movies that haven't been seen on the big screen for a while and have re...

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Puppet Master - Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Sunday 10th June 2012
Puppetmaster Blu-ray 3DStarring Paul Le Mat (American Graffiti), William Hickey (The Nightmare Before Christmas) and Irene Miracle (Midnight Express) and directed By David Schmoeller, Puppet Master is finally making its way onto Blu-ray thanks to 88 Films. Alex Whittaker and three other gifted psychics are investigating rumours that the secret of life has been discovered by master pu...

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Call Of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land - Launched on Android
Posted on Sunday 10th June 2012
Call of Android LogoThe final rites of gibbous summoning have been completed and the world counts down to oblivion as the critically acclaimed Call Of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land has launched for Android phones and tablets. The game is now available from Google Play (with Amazon's Android Store to follow) at a price point £2.99. The Android version is also translated to French, Spanish, Germa...

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Scream - Issue 12 Details
Posted on Saturday 9th June 2012
Scream Issue 12The details for issue 12 of Scream Magazine have just been released. In this edition there's an exclusive interview with Tony Todd on the set of Dead Of The Nite, Mexican Director Alejandro Brugues talks Juan Of The Dead, an exclusive on-location report from up-coming nazi-zombie-horror Outpost 3, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark: Career Interview, Director Eduardo Sanchez talks The Blair...

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The Amityville Haunting - Coming To DVD
Posted on Friday 8th June 2012
Amityville New CoverReleased by Revolver Entertainment to DVD on 18th June, The Amityville Haunting takes the franchise into the found footage genre to recount events that marked the final days of a family named Benson. In April 2010, the Benson family moved into their new home in upstate New York, blissfully unaware of the terrifying presence that occupied it. Little did they know, that t...

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Re-Animator The Musical Is Coming To The Edinburgh Fringe
Posted on Wednesday 6th June 2012
Re-Animator The MusicalIn 1985, Stuart Gordon directed his first feature film and created a sensation. It was H.P. Lovecraft's Re-Animator, a huge popular success produced by Brian Yuzna that delivered as many laughs as it did screams, making it a cult classic among horror fans and winning a Critic's Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year Gordon and his co-writers Dennis Paoli a...

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The Squad - Coming To DVD
Posted on Monday 4th June 2012
The Squad CoverBloody horror and nailbiting tension combine in The Squad a chillingly atmospheric story from first time director Jaime Osorio Marquez. When all communication with a remote military base situated in an area of intense guerrilla activity is lost, a unit of Colombian soldiers is sent on a mission to regain contact with their brothers-in-arms. Fearing the base has been taken over by enem...

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Jaws - Blu-ray Details And More
Posted on Thursday 31st May 2012
Jaws CoverJaws - the landmark motion picture that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water - comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever on 3rd September. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the Jaws Blu-ray with Digital Copy and UltraViolet gives fans the ultimate way to watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller. One of the mos...

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Dare You Explore The Tunnel?
Posted on Wednesday 30th May 2012
The TunnelThe Tunnel is the brand new Australian found-footage thriller where a terrifying fear is about to be unleashed and is being unleashed onto DVD on 2nd July. In 2007 the New South Wales government suddenly and inexplicably abandoned a project to recycle water found in the disused train tunnels beneath Sydney, despite being in the midst of serious drought. In 2008 investigative journalist Natasha (Bel ...

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Prometheus: The Art Of The Film Already In High Demand
Posted on Tuesday 29th May 2012
Prometheus Book CoverShowcasing the most eagerly awaited film of 2012, the latest book from Titan Books and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Prometheus: The Art Of The Film, has created such a demand from fans that the book is already being re-printed for a third run prior to its publication date on June 8th. As the only book to directly tie in to the film, this lavish title serve...

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From The Creator Of Paranormal Activity Comes Chernobyl Diaries
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2012
Chernobyl DiariesFrom Oren Peli, the creator of Paranormal Activity comes Chernobyl Diaries which is due in UK cinemas 22nd June. The film follows a group of six young vacationers who, looking to go off the beaten path, hire an "extreme" tour guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town sinc...

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The House Will Open Its Doors On June 4th
Posted on Saturday 26th May 2012
The HouseSaid to be inspired by true stories, The House is a gory, stylish and shock-laden Thai horror movie that ranks alongside The Eye and Shutter as one of the strongest examples of the genre. It stars Thai actress and pop superstar Inthira Chaloenpura (The Unborn; Brokedown Palace) and is directed by Monthon Arayangkoon, whose previous excursion into horror, The Victim, established him as a filmmaker worth...

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Undermind Is Coming to DVD
Posted on Saturday 26th May 2012
UndermindCrime drama meets science fiction in Undermind, a chilling and intriguing classic ABC series. First broadcast in 1965 and starring Rosemary Nicols (Department S), Jeremy Kemp (Z Cars) and Jeremy Wilkin (UFO), it is available for the first time in any format in a 3-disc set on July 23rd. The series is co-scripted by Sci-Fi writer Robert Holmes, who would go on to script 18 episodes of Doctor Who. Detec...

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Now At ComiXology The Dynamite Art Of Alex Ross
Posted on Thursday 24th May 2012
The Dynamite Art Of Alex RossThe Dynamite Art of Alex Ross is now available digitally on ComiXology! Already printed as a hit hardcover collection, this marks the first time that this book is available digitally, featuring art by master painter Alex Ross. Collecting all of Alex's Dynamite Entertainment covers and interior art in one complete volume, along with commentary t...

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A New Classical Score For Hitchcock Masterpiece The Lodger
Posted on Wednesday 23rd May 2012
The LodgerNetwork Releasing will issue a new soundtrack of the silent Alfred Hitchcock classic The Lodger, composed and performed by acclaimed, multi-award winning musician and composer Nitin Sawhney with the London Symphony Orchestra. The release coincides with a world premiere of a digital restoration of The Lodger. This has been lovingly restored and will screened in conjunction with the new score at the ...

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FrightFest To Be Celebrated At Leicester Square Re-Opening
Posted on Wednesday 23rd May 2012
Lawn Of The DeadAfter 18 months of redevelopment work, the new-look Leicester Square opens this week with Lawn Of The Dead, a series of relaunch events that includes a celebration of Film4 FrightFest, which has haunted the Square for the last 12 years - and returns for its fourth year at the Empire Cinema on August 23rd with Film4 FrightFest The 13th. On the afternoon of Sunday 27th May, Alan Jone...

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Acclaimed Karloff Biography Wins Award
Posted on Tuesday 22nd May 2012
Boris Karloff More Than A Monster Book Cover SmallBoris Karloff - More than a Monster has won the coveted Rondo Award 2012 For Best Book. It is author Stephen Jacobs' first book, and took him over a decade of research to complete. "I am delighted to have received this award, and didn't expect it", Jacobs commented. The 2012 Rondo...

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Alice Cooper Rocks The Cover Of Shock Horror Magazine Issue 9
Posted on Sunday 20th May 2012
Shock Horror Issue 9Alice Cooper rocks out on the cover of Shock Horror Magazine issue 9 and here's the proof! The King of Shock n' Roll talks to Shock Horror Magazine about his appearance in the recent Tim Burton movie Dark Shadows, banned videos an his favourite horror flicks. This issue also features an interview with Tony Todd, Horror Punk band Calabrese, The Orphan KillersDiane Fost...

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A Nightmare On Elm Street - The Toaster
Posted on Saturday 19th May 2012
A Nightmare on Elm Street ToasterDynamic Forces has announced their newest license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products - a line of collector toasters to be released in the US. The new toaster collection will showcase iconic imagery featuring Warner Bros. properties ranging from classic movies to hit television series. The license includes such properties as The ...

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Vampirella and Barnabas Collins Together!
Posted on Friday 18th May 2012
Dark Shadows VampirellaThis coming August, Vampirella and Barnabas Collins meet for the first time EVER in Dark Shadows/Vampirella #1! Written by Marc (Manhunter) Andreyko and drawn by Patrick Berkenkotter, with a cover by Fabiano Neves, this is sure to be a cross-over to remember! In Dark Shadows/Vampirella #1; when the disappearance of a family friend brings Barnabas Collins to New...

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Prometheus - New Featurette
Posted on Wednesday 16th May 2012
PrometheusThe publicity machine for Prometheus, the new feature from Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, is starting to go into overdrive. Below you'll find a brand new featurette that takes a quick look at the story and some of its production. With Prometheus, Scott has created a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading ...

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Coming Soon From Hammer Books - The Circle
Posted on Monday 14th May 2012
The Circle CoverThe Swedish bestseller The Circle by Sara B. Elfgren and Mats Strandberg will be published June 7th in paperback by Hammer with a cover price of £6.99. One night, when a strange red moon fills the sky, six school girls find themselves in an abandoned theme park, drawn there by a mysterious force. A student has just been found dead. Everyone suspects suicide. Everyone - except them...

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Dare You See This Little Piggy?
Posted on Monday 14th May 2012
Piggy 2D PackshotStarring Martin Compston, Paul Anderson and Neil Maskell, the brutal and uncompromising movie Piggy has been described as the new A Clockwork Orange. Joe (Martin Compston) is a mild mannered young man bored by his humdrum London life. When his beloved brother (Neil Maskell) is murdered, Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with gri...

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Latest News On Restored Hammer Titles
Posted on Saturday 12th May 2012
The Reptile CoverFollowing on from last weeks release of Dracula, Prince of Darkness on double play, the next two Hammer titles in the restoration series will be The Reptile and The Plague Of Zombies. Both will be released on Double Play on June 18th. Companion films, shot back-to-back under the direction of John Gilling, both have undergone extensive restorations in conjunction with Hammer and ...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - New Release Date
Posted on Thursday 10th May 2012
Abraham Lincoln Vampire HunterTimur Bekmambetov, the director of Wanted and Night Watch presents an original take on the United States' 16th president, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. When Abraham Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, it fuels his passion to avenge her death. Statesmen by day, hunter by night, President Lincoln sets out to crush vamp...

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Brandon Jerwa - New Vampirella Writer
Posted on Tuesday 8th May 2012
Vampirella CoverVampirella gains a new writer this July with Brandon Jerwa. After the startling events of last issue, Vampirella's ready to put everything on the line in an attempt to save one soul and destroy another. Heroes and villains alike are playing toward their own endgame, and the cards are turning with a deadly quickness. "I've been a fan of Eric Trautmann's Vampirella since the first i...

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Poster For New Simon Pegg Movie Revealed
Posted on Thursday 3rd May 2012
A Fantastic Fear Of Everything PosterThe official poster has now been released by Universal for Simon Pegg's new film A Fantastic Fear Of Everything, which will be released in cinema's on 8th June. The film sees Crispian Mills from Kula Shaker making his directorial debut alongside Chris Hopewell. Hopewell is the award winning animation director behind a h...

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The Darkest Hour - Coming Soon
Posted on Wednesday 2nd May 2012
The Darkest Hour Blu-ray CoverFeaturing mind-blowing special effects brought to you by legendary filmmaker Timur Bekmanbetov (Wanted, Night Watch, Day Watch), The Darkest Hour promises to take the viewer on an electrifying roller-coaster ride this spring. The movie follows software designers Sean (Emile Hirsch) and Ben (Max Minghella) on a journey to Moscow where the...

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Tape 407 - New Release Date
Posted on Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Tape 407 CoverAfter its celebrated showing at FrightFest Glasgow earlier in the year, Tape 407 is crashing onto DVD on July 2nd thanks to After Dark and G2 Pictures. A plane hits extreme turbulence mid-flight. The relentless weather attack causes panic and terror amongst the passengers until the plane ultimately crashes in a remote government-testing area. The handful of survivors from the crash, bl...

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The Cabin In The Woods: The Official Visual Companion
Posted on Tuesday 1st May 2012
The Cabin In The WoodsFrom Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Drew Goddard, writer of the monster movie phenomenon Cloverfield, comes the exclusive behind-the-scenes guide to the long-awaited horror movie masterpiece The Cabin In The Woods: The Official Visual Companion. All will be revealed featuring in-depth interviews, the full screenplay, stunning production...

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At Silver Falls - First Image
Posted on Monday 30th April 2012
At Silver FallsAt Silver Falls, directed by up-and-coming US filmmaker Brett Donowho, will have its international market screening at Cannes. Inspired by the true-story of the unsolved murders of two twin girls, At Silver Falls draws us into the shadowy, malevolent world of 'Silver Falls', a small town plagued by a series of unexplained deaths. When newly arrival Jordan, an orphaned teenager (pla...

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Prometheus - International Launch Trailer
Posted on Monday 30th April 2012
PrometheusRidley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Written by Jon ...

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Horror Channel Broadcast 2012 Nomination
Posted on Sunday 29th April 2012
Horror Channel Logo WhiteHorror 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 2012 for the second year running. When the shortlist was announced Broadcast said, "We are pleased to say we had a record breaking year and the entries really reflect th...

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Issue 147 Of The Dark Side Magazine Details
Posted on Saturday 28th April 2012
DarkSide Issue 147 CoverThe new issue of The Dark Side Magazine (number 147 for those who like to know) has just hit the shops (and available for digital download) and is packed with the usual high quality and entertaining articles the magazine is renowned for. Inside you'll find features on the new creature feature Strippers Vs Werewolves, the slick UK horror flick The Seasoning H...

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The House By The Cemetery - Doors To Open May 7th
Posted on Thursday 26th April 2012
The House By The CemeteryArrow Video has announced a deluxe edition of The House By The Cemetery, featuring a brand new HD restoration along with HOURS of extras. Packaged with four artwork covers including original posters and a cover illustration by artist Rick Melton, a double sided artwork poster and a collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic and author...

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New Teaser Poster For Monster Project
Posted on Tuesday 24th April 2012
Monster Project teaser artworkMove Mogul Ltd, the film company behind horror thriller Panic Button, have announced that their new feature film Monster Proect has gone into development. Described as a "cross-genre" film, Monster Project follows six teenagers who undergo a harrowing transformation into monsters, imbued with various abilities and ailments, and are forced t...

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The Pact - New Trailer
Posted on Monday 23rd April 2012
The PactFrom writer/director Nicholas McCarthy comes his first feature, The Pact, an unsettling and rather creepy horror that promises to make going home tonight just that little bit harder. Here's what the movie is all about: At 4.47pm Nicole Barlow arrived at 550 Claremont Avenue At 8.23pm she phoned her daugher It was the last call she ever made Following her mother's funeral, Annie reluctantly returns to h...

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Fear Her Curse - The Woman In Black Is Coming To DVD, Blu-ray And Digital Download
Posted on Thursday 19th April 2012
Woman In BlackThe Woman In Black is undoubtedly the British cinematic success story of 2012, with a box office topping a staggering £21 million it has become the most successful British horror film of all time. Set for release on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on June 18th it stars Daniel Radcliffe in his first feature film since the Harry Potter franchise of movies came to an end. It is based on ...

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The Raid - New Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 18th April 2012
The RaidWinner of the 2011 Midnight Madness People's Choice Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival, the Audience and Critics' Choice Awards at the 2012 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, The Raid stars the newest martial arts sensation, Iko Uwais, was directed by Gareth Evans and features a kick ass score by Mike Shinoda and Joe Trapanese. Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums stands an impenetrable ...

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Last Half Of Darkness: Society Of The Serpent Moon Coming Soon
Posted on Wednesday 18th April 2012
Society Of The Serpent MoonIndependent videogames publisher Iceberg Interactive and software entertainment development studio WRF Studios have announced their cooperation on publishing Last Half Of Darkness: Society of the Serpent Moon, the newest instalment in the ominous point-and-click adventure series for PC, in European retail and via worldwide digital download portals on...

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Tape 407 - Surviving The Plane Crash Was Just The Start
Posted on Wednesday 18th April 2012
Tape 407 CoverAfter its celebrated showing at FrightFest Glasgow earlier in the year, Tape 407 is crashing onto DVD on May 21st thanks to After Dark and G2 Pictures. A plane hits extreme turbulence mid-flight. The relentless weather attack causes panic and terror amongst the passengers until the plane ultimately crashes in a remote government-testing area. The handful of survivors from the crash, bl...

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Adam Green And Joe Lynch Present Holliston - Updated
Posted on Tuesday 17th April 2012
HollistonRegular readers will know we're big fans of the work of Adam Green and Joe Lynch, so you'll be pleased to learn that they are behind Holliston, FEARnet's first original scripted television show. This is a riotous and offbeat multicamera, buddy comedy starring Green and Lynch and set in the town of Holliston. Holliston shines a light on post college life where everything is a struggle, and nothing wor...

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The Wicker Tree Hits Stores April 30th
Posted on Monday 16th April 2012
The Wicker Tree1973 saw the release of one of the most famous horror films of all time - The Wicker Man, which is now regarded as a classic of British cinema. Now, 39 years later, comes the anticipated movie - The Wicker Tree. Once again directed by Robin Hardy and featuring a guest appearance from the legendary Sir Christopher Lee, this new film welcomes us to a new terror starring Graham, Honeysu...

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Chronicle Soars Into Stores This May
Posted on Thursday 12th April 2012
Chronicle Blu-ray CoverThe breakout smash-hit of the year, Chronicle will soar onto Blu-ray and DVD from May 28th thanks to Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Innovative and dark, Chronicle makes for compulsive viewing as it follows high school students Matt, Steve and Andrew as they gain super powers after investigating a mysterious apparition on a night out. Delirious with ...

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Jaws - Blu-ray Edition To Land September 3rd
Posted on Wednesday 11th April 2012
Jaws CoverJaws - the landmark motion picture that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water - comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever on 3rd September 2012. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the Jaws Blu-ray with Digital Copy and UltraViolet gives fans the ultimate way to watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller. When it w...

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Demons 3 - A Quick Look
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2012
Demons 3 Page 5Following the news that restored versions of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava's blood-curdling zombie horror classics Demons and Demons 2 will be released on Blu-ray, DVD and Steelbook on April 30th, Arrow Video are pleased to premiere exclusive extracts from the specially commissioned Demons 3 Comic Books. For horror fans, it’s what they have been waiting for since 1986. Written by ...

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Willow's Song From The Wicker Man To Be Released On Yellow Vinyl
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2012
The Wicker Man Yellow VinylSilva Screen Records joins Record Store Day celebrations with the release of limited edition 7" single of the Willow's Song from The Wicker Man OST. Upon the release of the original Wicker Man soundtrack The Sunday Times described the Willow's Song as "conjuring a suffocating, perfumed atmosphere of deeply perverted wrongdoing", whilst Q Magazine c...

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Shock Horror Magazine - Latest Issue And New Website
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2012
Shock Horror Issue 8 CoverThe lastest issue of UK horror magazine Shock Horror has just been released. This issue also includes interview with Jack Ketchum, UK Indie feature Three's A Shroud, killer biker film Rage as well as animated Horror Livin' With Steve. The usual book, games, comic and music reviews are all included as well as regular columns by Scream Queens Suzi Lorra...

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Details Of Next Issue Of Scream
Posted on Sunday 8th April 2012
Scream Issue 11Details have just been released of the next issue of Scream magazine. Apart from chatting to a number of the cast from 1985's The Return Of The Living Dead in issue 12 the team also chat to director Ti West about his previous retro-style horror film The House Of The Devil and his new accommodation horror The Innkeepers. Scream also goes on location with the upcoming British zombie ap...

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New Images From Federico Zampaglione's Tulpa
Posted on Sunday 8th April 2012
Tulpa Claudia Gerini Just released these are these first images of Italian star Claudia Gerini in a film directed by her husband Federico Zampaglione, director of award-winning Shadow. In Tulpa, Gerini plays Lisa Boeri, a respectable and upwardly mobile businesswoman who by night, frequents the notorious sex club 'Tulpa' in search of dangerous forms of pleasure. When her lovers start gett...

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Witchblade: Demon Reborn Update
Posted on Saturday 7th April 2012
Witchblade Demon Reborn CaleroIn the sequel to the Mark Millar/Jae Lee original story, Witchblade: Demon, comes Witchblade: Demon Reborn #1 this upcoming July from Dynamite Entertainment and Top Cow Productions. Written by Ande Parks and drawn by Jose Luis it has covers by Dennis Calero and Jae Lee which you can see on the left here. The issue also includes the origin...

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Stunning Soundtrack Releases Coming Soon from Death Waltz Recording Company
Posted on Saturday 31st March 2012
Zombi 2 ArtworkFounded by Spencer Hickman, manager of the Rough Trade Record Shop in London, Death Waltz Recording Company will be concentrating on delivering must-have, high-end collector's packages pressed on vinyl, including extensive liner notes from composers, brand new and exclusive artwork from a variety of renowned cult artists as well as bonus screen prints and posters. Each release will ha...

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Happy Birthday, Lenore
Posted on Saturday 31st March 2012
Lenore 20th Anniversary logo2012 marks the 20th Anniversary of Roman Dirge's twisted creation, Lenore, the cute little dead girl! To celebrate this milestone, Titan Comics is delighted to announce the release of four brand new issues, throughout the year. From the wonderfully twisted imagination of Roman Dirge, Lenore is one of the funniest, darkest, cutest, creepiest chara...

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Vampirella, Red Sonja, Kulan Gath, Dracula, Eva, Herbert West, Alan Quatermain, Athena, Dorian Gray, Purgatory And Pantha Together At Last!
Posted on Sunday 25th March 2012
Prophecy CoverThe Mayan doomsday prophecy is coming to pass, and the end of the world makes for strange allies. Vampirella, Red Sonja, Kulan Gath, Dracula, Eva, Herbert West The Reanimator, Alan Quatermain, Athena, Dorian Gray, Purgatory, Pantha and many more choose sides and clash in battles that will decide the fate of the Earth and all of mankind. Will the forces of good be able to stop the end of d...

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Demons - Special Editions News
Posted on Saturday 24th March 2012
Demons Steelbook editionsArrow Films has announced that limited edition deluxe versions of Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento's blood-curdling zombie horror classics Demons and Demons 2 will be released as restored Blu-ray, DVD and Steelbook (pictured) editions, alongside Demons 3, an exclusive and specially commissioned comic book by Stefan Hutchinson. All formats will be released...

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - New Trailer
Posted on Thursday 22nd March 2012
Abraham Lincoln Vampire HunterTimur Bekmambetov, the director of Wanted and Night Watch presents an original take on the United States' 16th president, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. When Abraham Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, it fuels his passion to avenge her death. Statesmen by day, hunter by night, President Lincoln sets out to crush vamp...

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Hammer Creates Screamboard Digital App For iPhone
Posted on Wednesday 21st March 2012
Hammer ScreamappLegendary British film brand Hammer has launched the ScreamBoard in the UK - a free app for the iPhone which enables horror fans to mix their own selections of classic Hammer film sound clips. The app will appeal to both old and new fans of the celebrated film brand, many of whom will have recently enjoyed The Woman In Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe. The film is the UK's highest ...

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Shock Horror Magazine Unveils New Cover
Posted on Wednesday 21st March 2012
Shock Horror Issue 8 CoverUK horror magazine Shock Horror has just unveiled their new cover featuring Resident Evil. This issue also includes interview with Jack Ketchum, UK Indie feature Three's A Shroud, killer biker film Rage as well as animated Horror Livin' With Steve. The usual book, games, comic and music reviews are all included as well as regular columns by Scream Que...

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Prometheus International Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 14th March 2012
PrometheusRidley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Written by Jon ...

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Devil In My Ride - Production News
Posted on Sunday 11th March 2012
Devil In My RideWriter/Director/Producer Gary Michael Schutlz, is now in post production for his new horror/comedy feature film Devil In My Ride. Employing everything from special and mechanical effects to travelling halfway across the country and back, Schultz and his team have creatively evaded the restraints of their less than $100k budget. When asked about the rational behind his literal cross...

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Dare You Visit The Cabin In The Woods?
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2012
The Cabin In The Woods QuadBuffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard the writer of Cloverfield have teamed up to produce the bloody shocker The Cabin In The Woods. Five friends decide to go for a break in a cabin which is set deep inside a woodland area. But what sinister secret does the area hide and will anyone survive to unravel the mystery and tell the...

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Break To Be Released In April
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2012
Break CoverUp and coming label Trinity X are to give a DVD release to the violent and graphic German 'backwoods slasher' Break on April 16th. Directed by Matthias Olof Eich, this brutal game of sadistic cat-and-mouse between the sexes goes to the extreme. There are definitely no rules in this jungle. Four young girlfriends head out to the Canadian woods for some downtime. But downtime turns to terror tim...

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The Devil Inside - Exclusive Clip
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2012
The Devil Inside PosterBilled as being inspired by true events and from the Executive Producer of Paranormal Activity comes The Devil Inside, the US number one box office phenomenon which has taken the found footage genre by storm. Below we have an exclusive trailer which should be viewed only by those who are not easily offended. Those of a delicate or of a nervous disposition ...

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The Dead Will Rise In New Book
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2012
Surviving The Dead CoverDirector/Producer Howard J Ford of hit zombie film The Dead has written an uncompromising and disastrously toe-curling behind-the-scenes, blow-by-blow account of the making of the feature film that has become the global zombie movie of the year. Surviving The Dead - illustrated with never before seen stills from the shoot - takes us from England to Africa o...

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Call Of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land
Posted on Tuesday 6th March 2012
Call Of Cthulhu Wasted LandAfter a year of intensive development, the small indie team of Red Wasp Design have announced that their anticipated title, Call Of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land has launched on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The game is a turn-based strategy RPG inspired by the works of cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft and developed in co-operation with Chaosium, the pu...

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Dark Side Magazine Issue 146 Details
Posted on Saturday 3rd March 2012
Dark Side Cover Issue 146Issue 146 of Dark Side Magazine is a Zombies and Grindhouse Special packed with the usual gruesome goodies including an interview with Vincent Price's Daughter, Ron Jeremy discusses his One-Eyed monster, the 42nd Street Classic Combat Shock is revisited, the career of gorehound Lucio Fulci is examined and Alice Cooper chats about his favourite horror movie...

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The Devil Inside - To Be Unleashed In March
Posted on Wednesday 29th February 2012
The Devil Inside PosterBilled as being inspired by true events and from the Executive Producer of Paranormal Activity comes The Devil Inside, the US number one box office phenomenon which has taken the found footage genre by storm. In 1989, emergency responders received a 911 call from Maria Rossi (Suzan Crowley) confessing that she had brutally killed three people. 20 years later, h...

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The Devil Take Your Stereo - Brand New Audio
Posted on Wednesday 29th February 2012
The Devil Take Your StereoBe alarmed... Be really quite alarmed... Sir Desmond Stirling, world-acclaimed author, patriot, bon viveur, war hero, and great political thinker of our time offers his loyal readers an exclusive chance to eavesdrop as he writes his latest novel, The Devil Take Your Stereo. Listen as a brand new Satanic chiller spurts forth from the brain of the master...

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Dare You Face The Army Corps Of Hell?
Posted on Sunday 26th February 2012
Army Corps Of Hell LogoThe much anticipated game Army Corps Of Hell has just been released on the quite marvellous PlayStation Vita system thanks to Square Enix. Army Corps Of Hell distinguishes itself from the rest of the PS Vita system line-up with its gut-spilling battles, over-the-top humour and heavy metal music. As the King of Hell, players control an army of a hundred goblins...

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The Dead Rise And Reveal All In New Book
Posted on Tuesday 21st February 2012
Surviving The Dead CoverDirector/Producer Howard J Ford of hit zombie film The Dead has written an uncompromising and disastrously toe-curling behind-the-scenes, blow-by-blow account of the making of the feature film that has become the global zombie movie of the year. Surviving The Dead - illustrated with never before seen stills from the shoot - takes us from England to Africa o...

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Exclusive Look At Issue 10 Of Scream Magazine
Posted on Sunday 19th February 2012
Scream Issue 10 coverHere's an exclusive look into what's in next months new issue of Scream on sale March 22nd. There's an interview with Saw star Shawnee Smith, The Dead director Howard Ford (who gives the magazine an exclusive on what his upcoming plans are) and also creature effects wizard Alec Gillis who divulges all the gory details about working on The Thing. Finally there's al...

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Shock Horror Magazine Issue 7 News
Posted on Saturday 18th February 2012
Shock Horror Issue 7Shock Horror magazine issue 7 has hit magazine shelves, this issue features brutally gory slasher flick The Orphan Killer as the cover star as well as an interview with the Wishmaster Andrew Divoff inside! This issue also includes a first look at UK Indie horror Zombie King, featuring interviews with Director and cast members such as Edward Furlong. Sarah French and ...

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The Woman In Black - Soundtrack Release Date
Posted on Thursday 16th February 2012
The Woman In Black SoundtrackThe Woman In Black is a theatrical phenomenon that has run continuously in London's West End for twenty-three years and has subsequently become a worldwide hit. This chilling Victorian ghost story based on the bestseller by Susan Hill has been long awaited as a cinema release and stars Daniel Radcliffe and Ciaran Hinds. The beautiful and atmosp...

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Hammer Classics On The Big Screen
Posted on Thursday 16th February 2012
Dracula Prince Of DarknessStudioCanal has announced the premieres of three brand new restorations of Hammer classics: Dracula Prince Of Darkness, The Reptile and The Plague Of Zombies at a special Film 4 FrightFest Extra event this February. The three films represent the first of several beautiful new restorations from the iconic Hammer catalogue in association with Hammer Film...

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Evidence Will Be Released In March
Posted on Monday 13th February 2012
EvidenceThe "found footage" genre is coming back in vogue and Evidence, the latest release from Showbox Home Entertainment is creating a lot of interest amongst horror fans. Four friends embark on a camping trip to an isolated wilderness to shoot a documentary one of them is making. On the first night the group hear blood-curdling cries and see unexplainable shadows surrounding the camp causing them to question...

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Scream Issue 9 Details
Posted on Sunday 12th February 2012
Scream 9 CoverDetails of Issue 9 of Scream have just been released. Features in this edition include; Zombies: The Various Times of the Living Dead, Jaws 2: Memories From Cast and Crew! (Part 2), The Zombie King: Exclusive On-Set Report, 2 Headed Shark Attack: Director Christopher Ray Interviewed, Troll Hunter: Norwegian Found Footage Examined, Eihi Shiina: Japan’s Splatter Queen Tells All. Plus: ...

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The Woman In Black Now On General Release
Posted on Saturday 11th February 2012
The Woman In BlackBased on the classic ghost story, The Woman In Black is the eerie and atmospheric new movie from Momentum Pictures and Hammer Films and 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, Kipp...

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Dracula Prince Of Darkness - Cover Revealed
Posted on Thursday 9th February 2012
Dracula Prince Of Darkness CoverStudiocanal recently announced the fully restored HD release of iconic Hammer classic, Dracula Prince Of Darkness. The first in an ongoing collaboration with Hammer to restore and re-release some of the most celebrated titles from their extensive library, Dracula Prince Of Darkness will be released on double play March 7th. Over the ...

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The Mammoth Book of Body Horror Is Coming
Posted on Thursday 9th February 2012
MBO Body Horror CoverEdited by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan of bestselling and British Fantasy Award-nominated Hellbound Hearts fame comes a rather tasty tome, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror. Inside this very special and rather unique anthology you'll find twenty-five stories of transformation, mutation and contagion. Yes folks, it celebrates the sub-genre of 'Body Horror', tracing its o...

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark Hits Stores February 20th
Posted on Monday 6th February 2012
t Be Afraid Of The Dark Blu-ray CoverWritten by legendary filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro and directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey, Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark is a remake of the 1973 ABC made-for-television horror film of the same name that starred Kim Darby. Thanks to StudioCanal its being released to own on DVD, Double Play Blu-ray and EST from Febru...

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President By Day, Hunter By Night - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Is Coming Later This Year
Posted on Sunday 5th February 2012
Abraham Lincoln Vampire HunterTimur Bekmambetov, the director of Wanted and Night Watch presents an original take on the United States' 16th president, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. When Abraham Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, it fuels his passion to avenge her death. Statesmen by day, hunter by night, President Lincoln sets out to crush vamp...

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The Search For Our Beginning Could Lead To Our End - Prometheus Teaser Trailer
Posted on Friday 3rd February 2012
PrometheusRidley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Written by Jon ...

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Chronicle - New Clip
Posted on Wednesday 1st February 2012
Chronicle QuadJosh Trank's debut feature film Chronicle has just been released thanks to 20th Century Fox. New technologies and social communities allow us to record, post and comment on every second of our lives, sharing our every emotion and opinion with the world, no matter how mundane. For three high school classmates who suddenly gain superpowers from a mysterious substance, the chronicle of thei...

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More Screenshots From The Darkness II
Posted on Sunday 29th January 2012
TDII Group PackshotThe Darkness II, the brand new game based on the comic book series created by Top Cow is being released on February 10th. This bloody and gruesome sequel to the critically-acclaimed The Darkness from 2007 features an original story by acclaimed comic writer Paul Jenkins a man behind such titles as The Incredible Hulk and Hellblazer. It's been two years since Jackie Estac...

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The Shrine Hits DVD and Blu-ray February 27th
Posted on Sunday 29th January 2012
The Shrine DVD CoverFrom award-winning filmmaker Jon Knautz, writer-director of the cult hit horror-comedy Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer which recently played on the Horror Channel, comes The Shrine. When a young American goes missing in Poland while backpacking around Europe, ambitious journalist Carmen (Cindy Sampson) links his disappearance to a number of similar events that have occurred...

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Most Cars Run On Fuel. This One Runs On Blood!
Posted on Sunday 22nd January 2012
Hybrid 3D Blu-ray coverThe latest horror title from G2 Pictures, Hybrid comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 13th February 2012. Directed by Eric Valette (One Missed Call) and starring Shannon Beckner (American Pie Presents: Beta House) and Oded Fehr (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns) Hybrid is a suspense-filled thriller, boasting stunning special effects and fast-paced action. Since the beginni...

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Hammer Classics - Restored And Remastered
Posted on Sunday 22nd January 2012
Dracula Prince Of DarknessStudiocanal has announced the fully restored HD release of iconic Hammer classic, Dracula Prince Of Darkness. The first in an ongoing collaboration with Hammer to restore and re-release some of the most celebrated titles from their extensive library, Dracula Prince Of Darkness will be released on double play March 7th. Over the course of 2012 the projec...

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Hostel: Part III Opens Its Doors January 23rd
Posted on Saturday 21st January 2012
Hostel 3 - BD packshot2dGet ready for the next disturbing chapter in the terrifying Hostel franchise when Hostel: Part III debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download January 23 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film contains even more disturbing and shocking moments than its predecessors, bringing the underground world of the notorious Elite Hunting Club to "Sin City", wh...

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Dare You Join The Urban Explorers?
Posted on Thursday 19th January 2012
Urban ExplorersThe rapidly growing global phenomenon of urban exploration (also known as Urbex or UE), in which thrill-seeking enthusiasts explore the normally unseen or off-limits areas of towns, cities and industrial facilities, provides the unique background for director Andy Fetscher's chilling survival-horror shocker, Urban Explorers, coming to DVD and Blu-ray on March 5th. The winner of the Be...

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New Screen Shots From The Darkness II
Posted on Tuesday 17th January 2012
The Darkness II PS3 CoverLast week we brought you news on The Darkness II, the brand new and highly anticipated game based on the comic book series created by Top Cow. This sequel to the critically-acclaimed The Darkness from 2007 features an original story by acclaimed comic writer Paul Jenkins a man behind such titles as The Incredible Hulk and Hellblazer. It's been two year...

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Argento's Four Flies To Get Worldwide Release
Posted on Monday 16th January 2012
Four Flies On Grey VelvetForty 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 Anniversary ...

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Anchor Bay To Uleash A Horrible Way To Die
Posted on Saturday 14th January 2012
A Horrible Way To Die CoverAdam Wingard's acclaimed serial killer road movie, A Horrible Way To Die, is set for a DVD and Blu-ray release on March 19th. Love, death, addiction and trauma are given a bloody, twisted blend in one of the most jagged and intense thrillers of the year. Sarah (Amy Seimetz) is trying to start a new life thanks to the help of Alcoholics Ano...

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The Darkness Is Returning
Posted on Thursday 12th January 2012
The Darkness II XBOX 360 CoverBased on the comic book series created by Top Cow, The Darkness II is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed 2007 release, The Darkness, and features an original story by acclaimed comic writer Paul Jenkins (The Incredible Hulk, Wolverine and Hellblazer). It's been two years since Jackie Estacado, now Don of the Franchetti crime f...

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Jack The Giant Killer - New Trailer
Posted on Tuesday 10th January 2012
Jack the Giant Killer PosterAcclaimed filmmaker Bryan Singer directs the 3D epic action adventure Jack The Giant Killer, starring Nicholas Hoult in the title role. The film also stars Eleanor Tomlinson as Princess Isabelle, Stanley Tucci as the deceitful Lord Roderick, Ian McShane as the besieged King Brahmwell, Bill Nighy as the giants' leader, General Fallon, and...

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The Darkest Hour - Dubstep Mood Piece
Posted on Thursday 5th January 2012
The Darkest Hour PosterThe cinema is still embracing the 3D format (hands up all those who thought that this would be a flash-in-the-pan again?) and one movie this year is really raising the bar in extra dimension entertainment, The Darkest Hour. In fact The Darkest Hour being billed as the ultimate 3D experience. Five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, ...

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The Revenant Splatters onto DVD and Blu-ray April 2nd
Posted on Monday 2nd January 2012
The Revenant CoverThe wonderfully gory and gut-splattering The Revenant is the action-packed, dark, Zom-Buddy film of the year! Having won 18 awards at International Film Festivals to date, the cool, inventive and blood-gushing film is a fresh take on the tale of the undead not to be missed! Bart (David Anders), a soldier serving in Iraq, wakes up the morning after his own funeral, to find he'...

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The Woman In Black - New Images
Posted on Monday 2nd January 2012
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 esc...

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