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Deathgasm - Coming Soon To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Thursday 17th December 2015
Deathgasm CoverA hilarious and outrageous blood soaked adventure, Deathgasm is a perfect crossover for horror film and heavy metal music fans. Featuring an amazing original soundtrack of fist-banging metal and practical effects by Main Reactor (Evil Dead remake), this brutal and bad-ass debut from Jason Lei Howden will gush bodily fluids, rain limbs and tickle your funny bone, before tearing it out ...

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Paul Hyett Begins Shooting New Movie Heretiks
Posted on Tuesday 15th December 2015
HeretiksPaul Hyett (director of Howl and The Seasoning House) has begun principal photography on the chilling supernatural horror film Heretiks. Set during the 17th Century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within. Michael Ironside (Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Scanners, etc), three-time Olivier winner Clare Higgins (Hellraiser, He...

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More Titles Added To FrightFest Label
Posted on Monday 7th December 2015
FrightFest Presents logo-1Following the successful launch of the horror label in October this year, the second wave of titles to be released under the FrightFest Presents banner are now officially confirmed. From February 29th terror once again comes home with the release of six eclectic titles, all hand picked by the expert FrightFest team. This all-new selection showcases so...

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John Carpenter Announces Two Live Shows For Halloween 2016
Posted on Friday 20th November 2015
Release The Bats John CapenterAll Tomorrow’s Parties’ Halloween extravaganza Release The Bats is back – and it’s set to be ATP’s most terrifying yet! The Horror Master himself will be headlining the event, which will take place in both London and Manchester. Next Halloween, John Carpenter will perform – live and in person – a musical retrospective of his ...

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Sinister 2 - Comign To Digital HD and Disc
Posted on Friday 20th November 2015
Sinister 2 CoverFeaturing deleted scenes, extended kill films, a 'Making Of' documentary and more, Sinister 2 is unleashed on Digital HD 14th December and DVD and Blu-ray 28th December. Courtney (Shannyn Sossamon) and her twin boys, Zach and Dylan, have moved into a seemingly idyllic secluded old house in an attempt to start a new life. But the building has a secret: it is the scene of a gruesome...

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New Featurette For Victor Frankenstein
Posted on Monday 16th November 2015
Victor Frankenstein PosterJames McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in what promises to be a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale in Victor Frankenstein which is due in UK cinemas on December 3rd. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through the...

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Eli Roth Presents The Stranger
Posted on Tuesday 3rd November 2015
THE_STRANGER_DVD_SLV_V0dFrom established producer Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, The Green Inferno, Knock Knock) and acclaimed new director Guillermo Amoedo (Aftershock, The Green Inferno) comes a new strain of fear... In The Stranger, a mysterious man named Martin arrives at a small town at the end of nowhere. He is there to eradicate a highly contagious and dangerous disease that makes ...

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Unmissable Horror Titles From Network
Posted on Saturday 31st October 2015
monsterclub BD 2D bigSo, what takes your fancy, horror movie wise? Vampires? Zombies? Ghosts? Or perhaps a murderer running around with a terrifying weapon? Here’s six top Network titles to help keep the Halloween spirit living within you all run round! The House in Nightmare Park – something a bit light-hearted to start the list and ease you in. Comedy legend Frankie Howerd (Carry...

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John Carpenter's The Fog Soundtrack To Get New Coloured Vinyl Release
Posted on Thursday 22nd October 2015
The Fog Album CoverJohn Carpenter’s The Fog was his 1980 follow-up film to his smash hit Halloween featured ghost sailors terrorizing a Californian coastal community as a dense fog descends on their homes. The multi-talented filmmaker’s atmospheric synthesiser score has long been a soundtrack favourite and this amazing double album features a 20 track LP of the entire score, drawn from ...

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The FrightFest Team Have Revealed Lazer Team As Surprise Selection For Halloween 2015 Event.
Posted on Wednesday 14th October 2015
The Lazer TeamThe FrightFest gang have revealed Lazer Team as surprise selection for their Halloween 2015 event. Fans of Turbo Kid are sure to love the Rooster Teeth collective’s first feature which is a cocktail homage to blockbuster sci-fi nostalgia, weird creatures, crude humour and hilarious romance. Directed by Matt Hullum, FrightFest will be hosting the European Premiere. In the 1970s a messa...

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Dare You Witness The Lazarus Effect?
Posted on Wednesday 14th October 2015
Lazarus_effect_dvd2dThe Lazarus Effect follows a group of researchers led by Frank (Mark Duplass; Safety Not Guaranteed) and his fiancée Zoe (Olivia Wilde; Tron: Legacy), who've achieved the unimaginable – bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a newly deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough to the world. When the universit...

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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies - Brand New Teaser Trailer And Teaser Poster
Posted on Sunday 11th October 2015
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies TeaserAlready causing quite a storm, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies will reach cinemas early next year. The cast includes Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Suki Waterhouse, Matt Smith and Charles Dance. A mysterious plague has fallen upon 19th century England, the land is overrun with t...

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Tales Of Halloween - New Trailer
Posted on Saturday 10th October 2015
Tales Of HalloweenNamed “the best horror anthology since Trick 'r Treat” by Fangoria and “among the best Halloween-themed horror movies ever made” by DailyDead, Tales Of Halloween is the new, critically acclaimed film that weaves together ten chilling tales from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban n...

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Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace Finally Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 8th October 2015
UK Underwater DVD 2D RGBFeaturing the imitable Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor and packed with a small but perfectly formed selection of extras, Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace will be available on DVD from 26th October. The Underwater Menace is the fifth serial of the fourth season, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from 14 January 1967 to 4 February 1967. T...

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Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box - This Year's Must Have Blu-ray Release
Posted on Monday 5th October 2015
Hellraiser Box SetArrow Video has announced the release of Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box, a limited edition run of 5,000 deluxe box-sets featuring Clive Barker’s iconic and seminal horror classic Hellraiser. Arriving in time for Halloween on 26th October 2015, this exclusive box set will include the first three films in the Hellraiser saga alongside an abundance of bonus materials and never-be...

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FrightFest Announces Line-Up For Halloween 2015 Event
Posted on Sunday 4th October 2015
Belly of the BulldogA totally shocking threequel, a haunted house of horrors, demonic possession, claustrophobic tank terror, a head-spinning brutal thriller and a surprise movie…it can only be the Film4 FrightFest Halloween event, which is back at the Prince Charles Cinema on Saturday 24th October with six brand new movies, including two World premieres, a European and two UK premieres....

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Lovarzi's Official Doctor Who Range Celebrates The Past
Posted on Sunday 4th October 2015
DW Scarf ReplicaAfter the success of the Seventh Doctor Jumper and Paisley Silk Scarf, Lovarzi continues to cater for cosplaying Sylvester McCoy fans (and snappy dressers!) with the Seventh Doctor Hanky, digitally-printed in Italy. Designed by Ken Trew, the BBC purchased about 20 red hankies to wrap around the Time Lord's panama hat, and Sylvester McCoy stepped out in his now-iconic costume in Ti...

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Let's Do The Time Warp Again!
Posted on Wednesday 30th September 2015
TRHPS 40th AnniversaryGet ready to do the time warp again as The Rocky Horror Picture Show 40th Anniversary – the ultimate midnight movie – comes home on Blu-ray on 5th October from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Featuring an all-star cast, including: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf, The Rocky Horror Picture Show quickly became a pop cultural ph...

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Dare You Download? V/H/S Viral Arrives In October
Posted on Monday 28th September 2015
VHS VIRAL 2DGet ready for multi story scares this October as V/H/S Viral comes to DVD and VOD. V/H/S Viral is the explosive third and final installment in the celebrated American horror anthology trilogy. This time the writers and directors promise to take us to some crazed, dark places: Vicious Circles - Fame-obsessed teens hell-bent on filming high-speed car chases to capture the next viral video dis...

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FrightFest Presents Titles Announced
Posted on Tuesday 22nd September 2015
FrightFest Presents logo-1Discover true terror on October 19th as Icon Film Distribution and FrightFest, the UK's leading genre film festival, team up to launch FrightFest Presents, an all-new expert driven social community-building label ready to deliver true shocks and scares straight into your home just in time for Halloween and beyond...FrightFest Presents will bring you th...

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Its The Most Frightening Time Of The Year!
Posted on Saturday 19th September 2015
A Christmas Horror StoryChristmas: a time of joy, peace and goodwill...unless you live in Bailey Downs. For some folks in this small town Christmas Eve isn't about getting together with loved ones and exchanging presents - it's a desperate fight for survival. A perfect horror for fans of both contemporary and classic horror, it's little wonder why A Christmas Horror Story was spec...

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Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Coming To VOD And DVD
Posted on Saturday 19th September 2015
Sharknado 3Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! will be unleashed onto Digital Download and VOD on November 9th and DVD November 23rd. When Fin (Ian Ziering) and April (Tara Reid) head to Florida, they are quickly warned of trouble ahead as the Sunshine State is overcome with strong winds and a dangerous tumult of rain. Suddenly, the pair find themselves in the midst of a terrifying and ruthless Sharknado, but it’s ...

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Knock Knock Its Keanu Reeves!
Posted on Wednesday 16th September 2015
Knock KnockKeanu Reeves stars in Eli Roth's acclaimed shocker Knock Knock which is coming to DVD and Blu-ray in October. Evan Webber (Reeves) is a happily married architect who appears to have everything a man could ever dream of – a loving and successful wife, two beautiful children and an expensive home. During a weekend alone, his peaceful existence is interrupted by the sudden arrival of two lost an...

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New Doctor Who Partworks In Shops Now!
Posted on Tuesday 15th September 2015
DWCH_Issue 2Written by the experts behind Doctor Who Magazine, Doctor Who – The Complete History is a unique book collection that goes behind the TV cameras to document the making of the world’s longest running science fiction series from 1963 to the present day. Scripts, casting, film locations, studio recordings, broadcast, ratings and merchandise are all covered in detail for each and every adven...

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New Doctor Who Book To Reveal Design Secrets
Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015
DW Impossible worldsFor the first time, the Doctor Who Art Department are opening their doors to reveal a unique, behind-the-scenes look at one of the most loved series on British Television in the much anticipated hardback Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds from BBC Books. Whether it’s iconic sets like the TARDIS console room, recurring villains like the Daleks or the Cybermen, or the smal...

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Full Details For Grimmfest 2015
Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015
Grimmfest 2015 PosterGrimmfest, Manchester's Festival of Horror, Cult and Fantastic Film is back; and its 2015 line up is bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever before. During the first four days of October, Grimmfest will be celebrating its seventh shocking year by screening in Manchester on one of the largest screens in the Odeon's Northern Flagship venue at The Printworks to unleash t...

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Radio 4 Dramatisation Of The Exorcist Coming To CD
Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015
Exorcist ImageWilliam Peter Blatty’s classic horror novel The Exorcist was turned into one of the most controversial yet celebrated horror movies of all time way back in 1973. In 2014 BBC Radio produced an audio drama of the book starring Robert Glenister and Ian McDiarmid which is finally being released on October 1st thanks to BBC Audio. Summoned to a case of apparent possession, Father Karras is...

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Legend - New Vinyl Release For Jerry Goldsmith Score
Posted on Tuesday 1st September 2015
Legend cover(1)Ridley Scott’s 1985 cult fantasy Legend , whichfamously starred a young Tom Cruise, had two soundtracks and delivered one of the most iconic looking horror bad-guys in the history of cinema, known as “Darkness” played impeccably by Tim Curry. The original Jerry Goldsmith score was preferred by Scott and was used in the Director’s Cut (2002) including several songs: “My True L...

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New DVD Label - FrightFest Presents
Posted on Tuesday 25th August 2015
FrightFest Presents logo-1Icon Film Distribution (IFD) and FrightFest have announced the first films which will be released under the curated banner FrightFest Presents. The seven titles selected will all have their UK theatrical premieres at the FrightFest five day festival in August at the Vue Leicester Square and represent some of the most exciting genre filmmakers working ...

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Brand New Poster For Crimson Peak
Posted on Thursday 20th August 2015
CRIM_1SHT_MAIN_UK_fAnything new from Guillermo del Toro is well worth looking at and his latest masterpiece, Crimson Peak has just been given a rather smart new poster. Here's we know so far: Legendary Pictures’ Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrin...

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Twentieth Century Fox Release First Trailer For Victor Frankenstein
Posted on Tuesday 18th August 2015
Victor FrankensteinJames McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in Victor Frankenstein, a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. To the left you'll see the very first image to be released for this movie. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbr...

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Will You Dare Meet The Wind Walkers?
Posted on Monday 17th August 2015
Wind Walkers - 2D DVD cover-1Following its World Premiere at Film4 FrightFest, Russell Friedenberg’s, supernatural chiller Wind Walkers will be released in the UK on DVD and Download on September 25, ahead of the late Autumn release in the US. The film stars Zane Holz, Glen Powell, J LaRose Rudy Youngblood, Kiowa Gordon, Philip Burke, Castille Landon, Russell Friedenberg,...

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Blood Moon Rises On DVD This October
Posted on Monday 17th August 2015
Blood MoonShaun Dooley (The Woman In Black), George Blagden (Vikings), Anna Skellern (The Descent II) and Corey Johnson (Captain Philips) star in Blood Moon, a werewolf Western set in a remote mining town that was a real highlight of FrightFest 2014. A stagecoach full of passengers are held hostage by two outlaws on the run from the law. But events take an unexpected turn when the group fall prey to a mythic...

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FrightFest 2015 Competition: You Know You're a Horror Fan When...
Posted on Friday 31st July 2015
youknowwhen FrightFest is the biggest event in the horror entertainment industry calendar and you and a friend have the chance to be there thanks to the Horror Channel. One lucky winner will bag a pair of VIP passes for the Horror Channel Main Screen and stay at the 5-Star Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire in Leicester Square.  That’s not all as you’ll also receive 2 ex...

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Terminator 2 Soundtrack - Limited Vinyl Release
Posted on Sunday 26th July 2015
T2-silver-transparentOne of the finest action movie soundtracks ever written, Brad Fiedel’s iconic Terminator 2 soundtrack is being given a one-off repress on 180g in colour vinyl, (silver in transparent) thanks to Silva Screen Records. The claustrophobic layering of electronic sounds and orchestral instruments create a tense sonic landscape which has become synonymous with the film...

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Barbara Crampton, Rick Wakeman, James Cosmo, Toyah Willcox, Neil Marshall And Bernard Rose Amongst Guests Set To Re-Animate FrightFest
Posted on Saturday 25th July 2015
BarbaraCrampton-composite-WEB1Scream Queen legend Barbara Crampton is Film4 FrightFest’s special guest icon, appearing in no less than four films in this year’s line-up. She stars in We Are Still Here, Road Games and Sun Choke plus makes a cameo appearance in Tales Of Halloween. Not only will Barbara be introducing all her films, she’ll also be talking about her a...

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The Dark Side Of The Sun - First Time On DVD
Posted on Tuesday 21st July 2015
TDSOTSEureka Entertainment to release the immensely popular BBC mini-series The Dark Side Of The Sun, Michael J. Bird’s Mediterranean-set supernatural thriller, on DVD for the first time on 14th September. British photographer Don Tierney (Patrick Mower) is killed in a car crash whilst on assignment on the picturesque Greek island of Rhodes. When his wife Anne (Emily Richard) goes there to complete his work, she...

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A Creature Feature Not To Miss! Lake Placid Vs. Anaconda Comign Soon!
Posted on Monday 13th July 2015
LP Vs ANThe killer crocs from Lake Placid and giant snakes from Anaconda clash in the all-new creature feature Lake Placid Vs. Anaconda, debuting on Digital HD on August 24th and DVD on September 7th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The fifth film in the series for both franchises, Lake Placid Vs. Anaconda stars Yancy Butler (Kick-Ass franchise), Corin Nemec (Stargate SG-1) and horror icon Robert Englund...

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Rom-Com Horror Cottage Country Set For Home Entertainment Debut
Posted on Saturday 4th July 2015
Cottage CountryFrom the producer of Hobo With A Shotgun, Bulldog Film Distribution has announced the UK home entertainment debut of the outrageous comedy horror Cottage Country. Starring Malin Akerman (Watchmen), Tyler Labine (Tucker And Dale Vs. Evil) and Lucy Punch (Bad Teacher), it will have you squirming and in stitches from 10th August. The film will also be available through all good digital p...

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Quatermass - Remastered DVD And Blu-ray Coming Soon
Posted on Sunday 28th June 2015
QuatermassA brand new HD restoration of cult Euston Films Sci-fi drama series Quatermass will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on 27th July courtesy of Network Distributing. The Blu-ray edition will be available in four limited edition covers (check website for full details of these) based on the colour of the title sequence of each episode. Oscar-winner John Mills (Ryan’s Daughter, Gandhi) brings a sto...

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An Unmissable Horror Comedy - 100 Bloody Acres Coming To DVD
Posted on Sunday 28th June 2015
100 Bloody AcresWinner of the Carnet Jove Jury Award at Sitges, 100 Bloody Acres is the hilarious horror-comedy from the Cairnes’ Brothers. Starring Angus Samson (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Damon Herriman (Breaking Bad) 100 Bloody Acres has been produced by Julie Ryan (Ten Canoes) and Kate Croser (Red Dog) and directed by first time directors Cameron and Colin Cairnes. Reg and Lindsay Morgan run...

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The Ford Brothers Return With The Dead 2: India
Posted on Sunday 28th June 2015
The Dead 2The Ford Brothers’ return with their eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Dead with The Dead 2: India. Take to the road in this beautifully shot, zombie action-horror that will fill you with dread, right from the opening scene. A non-stop ferocious fight for survival across the exotic landscapes and slums of India left us with an eerie ‘edge-of-your-seat’ feeling that we can’t quite shake. T...

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FrightFest 2015 Announces Opening And Closing Films
Posted on Thursday 25th June 2015
Cherry TreeThe 16th edition of FrightFest kicks off in skin-crawling fashion with the European premiere of David Keating’s blood-freezing rural nightmare Cherry Tree, starring Anna Walton (Hellboy 2, Soulmate) and rising star Naomi Battrick (Down Dog, Waterloo Road) Keating, who directed the acclaimed Wake Wood for the revamped Hammer label, offers another provocative and compelling twist on the pagan ...

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Tom Baker Is Back As The Fourth Doctor in These Fabulous Audios
Posted on Sunday 21st June 2015
Nest Cottage ChroniclesRejoice Doctor Who fans, Tom Baker stars as the Fourth Doctor in fifteen full-cast audio dramas in the superb box-set Doctor Who: The Nest Cottage Chronicles. Written by Paul Magrs and including bonus features exclusive to this edition, this set is made up of 3 seasons of audio stories that saw Tom Baker return to his most famous role. Hornets’...

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Escape From New York Soundtrack To Get Limited Vinyl Release.
Posted on Saturday 13th June 2015
EFNY-packshot smallOriginally released on CD in 2000, the expanded soundtrack edition of John Carpenter’s classic 1981 thriller Escape From New York included over 20 minutes of previously unreleased music plus music from scenes deleted from the final print.   The masters were re-mixed from the original multi-track session tapes by long-time Carpenter associate Alan Howarth. Now for th...

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Horror Channel Wins Gold And Silver At PromaxBDA Awards
Posted on Friday 12th June 2015
PromaxHorror Channel came away big winners from the prestigious PromaxBDA Awards which were held in Los Angeles last night. Horror won Gold for the Doctor Who campaign in the Art Direction and Design category and Silver for Old Boy in the Promos At The Movies category. Congratulations to the talented teams behind these campaigns. If you missed our celebrated and multi-award winning Doctor Who promos here’s...

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Horror Channel To Broadcast ‘Christopher Lee Night’ On Thursday 2nd July
Posted on Friday 12th June 2015
ToTheDevilADaughter-WEB1Horror Channel is to dedicate a whole night’s programming to the cinematic legacy of Christopher Lee who died yesterday aged 93. On July 2nd from 9pm we’ll bring you four of Lee’s finest pieces; The Devil Rides Out, Dracula: Prince Of Darkness, Scars Of Dracula and To The Devil A Daughter which are now considered to contain some of his finest moment...

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Revealed: Graham Humphrey’s Stunning Artwork For FrightFest 2015
Posted on Friday 5th June 2015
FF 2015 - poster artwork - WEB-1 SmallThings are starting to ramp up for FrightFest 2015 and to get us all in the mood the team have revealed Graham Humphrey’s superb artwork for this year's festival. Graham explains: “While I was looking for a theme for this year's poster, I ran with the idea of Magic. At a recent visit to the incredible Cinema Museu...

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Have You The Stomach For It? The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) To Be Unleashed In July
Posted on Tuesday 2nd June 2015
THC 3Monster Pictures will release The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) in selected cinemas from 10 July 2015, and on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD on 13 July 2015. Of all the horror movies released over the last few years, one franchise stands above all the others in terms of controversy and downright nastiness! Yes, the final chapter to the most notorious movie franchise ever made has arrived – The Human Centipede 3 (F...

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Let The Shunting Begin! Society Is Coming To DVD And Blu-ray!
Posted on Sunday 31st May 2015
Society DVDArrow Video has announced the UK Blu-ray and DVD release of the sordidly satirical 1989 body-horror shocker Society, arriving on 8th June. One of 2015’s most talked about Arrow Video releases, Society makes its Blu-ray debut in the UK as an exclusive digipak featuring Blu-ray, DVD and Society: Party Animal, the official comic book sequel. This exclusive set will be limited to a run of only 3000...

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Exclusive Clip From Joe Dante's Latest Movie, Burying The Ex
Posted on Friday 29th May 2015
BURYINGTHEEX_LOW RES JPEGBurying The Ex is the anticipated new film from visionary director Joe Dante, a twenty-something’s romance with his dream girl takes an unexpected turn when his dead ex-girlfriend rises from the grave and thinks they’re still dating. Seamlessly merging classic horror with screwball comedy and a poignant romance, Burying The Ex is a radically unique...

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Tom Savini Added To HorrorCon UK Line Up
Posted on Monday 25th May 2015
tom saviniHorror legend Tom Savini is the latest star to be announced for HorrorCon UK, which is taking over Magna in Rotherham on 11 and 12 July. Recognisable to many as “Sex Machine” in From Dusk Til Dawn, Savini first made his name as an award-winning special effects and makeup creator on films like Dawn of the Dead and Friday the 13th. Savini later turned to directing, including the 1990 Night of ...

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New To Blu-ray Hammer's The Hound Of The Baskervilles
Posted on Sunday 24th May 2015
THoftheBArrow Video has announced the European Blu-ray debut of Hammer’s legendary gothic flick, The Hound of the Baskervilles, arriving on 1st June. Starring genre stalwarts Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, this classic Sherlock Holmes adaptation stands as arguably the best re-telling of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle tale to date. This new edition comes loaded with a bumper crop of bonus content, ...

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It Follows - Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Monday 18th May 2015
It Follows DVD CoverOne of the most talked about horror movies of the year, It Follows will be released onto DVD and Blu-ray on June 29th. This genuinely scary chiller features a stunning break-out performance from Maika Monroe and sets a new benchmark for horror movies. It doesn’t think, it doesn’t feel, and it doesn’t give up! After her dream date goes badly wrong, 19-year- old ...

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New From Tom Holland - Twisted Tales
Posted on Monday 18th May 2015
Twisted TalesFrom the legendary horror director Tom Holland comes the new anthology series in the tradition of The Twilight Zone. Twisted Tales is made for horror lovers everywhere. A new psychotic drug with the power to see into the future reveals a shocking, mind-melting fate for the characters of “Bite”, while Mongo The Magnificent (Ray Wise) comes face to face with horror with a mirror unlike...

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Kane Hodder's Unmasked: The True Life Story of the World's Most Prolific Cinematic Killer Now On Audiobook
Posted on Monday 18th May 2015
Kane HodderKane Hodder is a true icon of horror cinema. His presence in such classics as Friday The 13th Part VII and the Hatchet franchise gained him a legion of fans and now his book, Unmasked: The True Life Story of the World's Most Prolific Cinematic Killer is available as an audiobook with Kane himself on reading duties. Unmasked documents the unlikely true story of a boy who was taunted and beaten ...

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Brand New Trailer For Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak
Posted on Wednesday 13th May 2015
Crimson PeakAnything new from Guillermo del Toro is well worth looking at and his latest masterpiece, Crimson Peak has just had its brand new trailer released. Here's we know so far: Legendary Pictures’ Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim)...

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Two New Devil's Advocates - Black Sunday and The Blair Witch Project
Posted on Sunday 10th May 2015
Two new titles in the series Devil’s Advocates from Auteur, a superb line of books devoted to horror cinema will be released on May 28th; Black Sunday and The Blair Witch Project. Black SundayDespite its reputation as one of the greatest and most influential of all horror films, there is surprisingly little literature dedicated to Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960), and this contribution to the Devil'...

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Seize The Night - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 10th May 2015
Seize-the-NightProducer/Director Emma Dark has released the teaser trailer for her anticipated new film Seize The Night.  This action-horror hybrid has vampires and werewolves portrayed in a way audiences won’t have seen them before.  Principal photography is now complete and post-production is in full swing. The trailer has been edited by Ms Dark, who has assumed many roles on the project in...

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Society: Director Approved Limited Edition To Include Official Comic Book Sequel
Posted on Tuesday 5th May 2015
SocietyRough Cut Comics’ official comic-book sequel to Brian Yuzna’s biting horror satire Society will be included in Arrow Video’s new collectors’ edition. The two-disc package features a host of exclusive extras as well as a perfect-bound edition of the 52 page full colour comic-book follow-up to the gruesome eighties classic. Comic-book writer Ed Murphy devised the sequel script which charts...

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Monsters: Dark Continent - Goliath Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 22nd April 2015
MarkoManev_MonstersDarkContinentREGMonsters: Dark Continent is the much anticipated sequel to Gareth Edwards' critically acclaimed film, Monsters. This time the action seems to have been ramped up a few notches. Set ten years on from the events of Monsters, and the 'Infected Zones' have now spread worldwide. In the Middle East a new insurgency has begun. At...

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Free Digital Edition Of Scream!
Posted on Wednesday 22nd April 2015
27Would you like a FREE digital iSCREAM edition of SCREAM, the international print and digital horror magazine? Well now you can! SCREAM are so confident that if you love horror and gore (whether it be films, books, comics, games and more) you will be overwhelmed with all the gory delights within their magazine that they are offering everyone in the world their own FREE edition for their Mac, PC, iPad, Tablet or Android d...

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Superb Poster From Graham Humphreys For The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Posted on Wednesday 15th April 2015
TTTDS SmallGraham Humphreys needs no introduction to horror fans. His celebrated artistic skills have adorned some of the most memorable and iconic movie posters in the last 30 years including The Evil Dead and Nightmare On Elm Street as well as his original artwork for the annual FrightFest horror festival. More recently Graham has designed this superb poster for the acclaimed slasher The Town The Dread...

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Sinister 2 - Brand New Poster
Posted on Thursday 9th April 2015
SINISTER2_OneSheet smallOne of the strongest and most horror movies of recent times, Sinister, has now spawned a sequel and here is the first official poster for it. This follow up to the 2012 sleeper hit horror movie follows the brutal aftermath of the shocking events in Sinister, a protective mother (Shannyn Sossamon of Wayward Pines) and her 9-year-old twin sons (real-life tw...

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The Superb Chiller The House At The End Of Time Coming To DVD
Posted on Monday 30th March 2015
THATEOTAlejandro Hidalgo's superb and very original supernatural thriller The House At The End Of Time will receive its UK DVD release on April 27th through Matchbox Films. Ruddy Rodriguez (The Living Daylights) stars as Dulce, a mother who lives in an old house with her young children and husband. After terrifying encounters with mysterious apparitions, the ghost of an old woman leaves Dulce a series of message...

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New Doctor Who Audios Being Released This Month
Posted on Wednesday 25th March 2015
Doctor Who and the Deadly AssassinThe Fourth Doctor is back, well sort of, as the BBC release two brilliant must-have audiobooks. First up Geoffrey Beevers is on reading duties for The Deadly Assassin, a cracking novelisation by Terrence Dicks of the classic TV adventure. The Doctor is suddenly summoned to Gallifrey, the home of the Time Lords, where his ghas...

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Horror Channel Wins At Promax Awards 2015
Posted on Wednesday 25th March 2015
WhoOnHorror Image 1Horror Channel won big in Germany last night! Our much celebrated Doctor Who image campaign won the Design – General Image Programme Design Package category, and the A Decade of Darkness promo won in the Promo/Marketing – Music Or Instrumental Theme With Or Without Vocals category at the prestigious Promax 2015 European Awards Ceremony held in Berlin yesterday eveni...

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Let Battle Commence! Frankenstein Vs The Mummy Arriving On DVD Soon
Posted on Tuesday 24th March 2015
FRANK_VS_MUMMY_2D_DVDAlien vs. Predator… Freddy vs. Jason… Cockneys vs. Zombies… Now, two of horror history’s greatest go head-to-head, mano-a-mummy in a no-holds-barred fight to the finish in Frankenstein Vs The Mummy. And if you’re worried about innocent bystanders – don’t be… none will survive. Dr Victor Frankenstein and Egyptologist Naihla Khalil. Both professors...

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Russell Friedenberg’s Latest Feature, Wind Walkers Coming To UK Cinemas In The Autumn
Posted on Monday 23rd March 2015
Wind WalkersAcclaimed director Russell Friedenberg’s latest feature, Wind Walkers, has completed post and is primed for an Autumn 2015 release in both the US and UK. A group of friends and family descend into the swamp lands of the Everglades for their annual hunting trip, only to discover that they are the ones being hunted. A malevolent entity is tracking them and they begin to realise that...

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Horror Channel Coming To Freeview Friday March 13th!
Posted on Monday 9th March 2015
HCHorror Channel, which is owned and operated by the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership, announced today that it is launching on the UK’s most-watched digital TV service, Freeview on Friday, 13th March. It will be available on Freeview channel number 70 and is currently carried on Sky channel 319, Freesat channel 138, and Virgin channel 149. The launch will result in a 90% DTT coverage in the UK, making Horror Cha...

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Coming To HD And DVD, The Remaining
Posted on Sunday 1st March 2015
The RemainingThe Remaining from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is an action-packed supernatural thriller that addresses questions of life, love and belief against an apocalyptic backdrop. A group of close friends gather for a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by a series of cataclysmic events and enemies foretold by biblical end-times prophecies. The survivors face a horrifying, uncertain fu...

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Eli Roth Has A New Nightmare For Us All - Clown
Posted on Sunday 22nd February 2015
ClownFrom producer and splatter-maestro Eli Roth comes Clown, a nightmarish tale of a doting father who undergoes a gruesome, bloodthirsty transformation – leaving him a terrible desire for eating children. Continuing in the tradition of films such as It and House Of 1000 Corpses, here’s further proof there’s nothing more terrifying than a killer clown! It’s Jack's 10th birthday, but the clown has cancelled. H...

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New Trailer For Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak
Posted on Tuesday 17th February 2015
CR image 1Anything new from Guillermo del Toro is well worth looking at and his latest masterpiece, Crimson Peak has just had its first trailer released. Here's all that we know so far: Legendary Pictures’ Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim), w...

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Hubert's Ghost Pre-Production Blog
Posted on Monday 16th February 2015
Firstly, I should do a brief introduction of who I am and why this blog is relevant to the Horror Channel. My name is Joe and alongside my brother, Lloyd, I wrote and directed a short film called Hubert’s Ghost. This film went on to win the 2014 Shortcuts to Hell competition which was hosted by the Horror Channel. The prize for winning was the opportunity to make a feature film based on the short film, with a minimum production budget of £20,000. SHARE: READ MORE
It Follows - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 15th February 2015
It FollowsThe breakout film from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, It Follows arrives on UK cinemas February 27th. This smart, contemporary chiller explores teen sex, suburbia, and the stuff of nightmares  which is already being described as a cult classic in the making from one of the most exciting filmmaking talents around, David Robert Mitchell. For 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should...

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[REC] - Apocalypse Is Coming To DVD And Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 10th February 2015
REC 4Get ready for the blood-splattered final instalment of one of the most iconic franchises in contemporary horror – [REC]! And the horror’s about to come full circle, with the series’ original star and director – Manuela Velasco and Jaume Balagueró – returning for more terrifying fun, as the deadly demonic virus wreaks havoc on a voyage from hell! Following directly on from the brutal events in the doome...

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Bigfoot Is Back In Exists
Posted on Friday 6th February 2015
Parker_DVD.inddThe creator of The Blair Witch Project, Eduardo Sánchez, returns to found-footage horror, the sub-genre he defined back in ’99 and proves he can still terrify audiences with his masterful ability and technique to create high levels of suspense in Exists. This time around, Sánchez turns the lens on America’s favourite monster – Bigfoot, and as Exists’ gang of doomed road-trippe...

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Lethbridge-Stewart Lives In New Range Of Books
Posted on Thursday 5th February 2015
Candy_Jar_LS_Front_BFormat_classicCardiff-based publisher, Candy Jar Books, have secured the rights to Doctor Who icon, Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart, and are releasing a series of novels edited by Cardiff-born author, Andy Frankham-Allen. Lethbridge-Stewart is a new series of novels revealing the untold story of Colonel Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart set s...

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Jurassic Park Meets Vikings! Here's An Exclusive Clip From Ragnarok - The Viking Apocalypse
Posted on Thursday 5th February 2015
RagnarokYes, you heard me correctly, Ragnarok - The Viking Apocalypse has been described as that as well as having some added Indiana Jones! We have a sneaky peek for you if you click further down the page. Before you get there here's what its all about: Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen has for years been obsessed with the Oseberg Viking ship. The only inscription found on the ship is the enigmatic ‘man knows li...

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Exclusive Look Behind The Scenes Of The Babadook!
Posted on Tuesday 3rd February 2015
The BabadookAre you brave enough to let the breakout horror hit of 2014 through your door? Find out when The Babadook comes tap, tap, tapping onto Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from February 16th courtesy of Icon Film Distribution. To celebrate its release we have an exclusive look behind the scenes clip for you, before that here's what The Babadook is all about: Six years after the violent death of...

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Summer Of Blood To Play At LOCO
Posted on Tuesday 20th January 2015
Summer of BloodAt this year’s LOCO London Comedy Film Festival you can catch the UK premiere of the well-received Vampire comedy Summer Of Blood, plus a Q&A session with writer, director and star Onur Tukel. This event takes place on January 23rd. This cult vampire comedy, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival is a low budget hipster satire, and the tale of Erik Sparrow, a scruffy misanthr...

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They Do Not Come In Peace! Look Out For Extraterrestrial
Posted on Tuesday 20th January 2015
ExtraterrestrialPrepare to get abducted in your home by the Vicious Brothers (Grave Encounters) with the superbly shocking sci-fi chiller Extraterrestrial when its released to own in March. Still reeling from her parents divorce, April is dragged back to the vacation cabin she spent fond summers at as a child accompanied by a group of friends. Her trip down memory lane takes a dramatic and terri...

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Dare You Meet Annabelle?
Posted on Monday 19th January 2015
Annabelle CoverDiscover the secret of what she wants when Annabelle arrives onto Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on February 23rd and EST on February 9th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Reuniting the filmmakers behind 2013’s hugely successful supernatural thriller The Conjuring, Annabelle is the story of where it all began as she comes to life. John Form has found the perfect gift for his expec...

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First Ever Norwich Horrorthon!
Posted on Friday 16th January 2015
Zombie Flesh EatersIn association with OurScreen and Cinema City, Jon D has set-up and is hosting Cinema City in Norwich's first-ever Extreme All-Nighter Horrorthon, which will run on Saturday 24th January. The evening will kick off promptly at 11pm, and conclude around 8:30am the next morning! They are screening five extreme horror films from all corners of the globe, and they are: Sleep ...

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Dare You Face The Babadook?
Posted on Sunday 11th January 2015
The BabadookAre you brave enough to let the breakout horror hit of 2014 through your door? Find out when The Babadook comes tap, tap, tapping onto Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from February 16th courtesy of Icon Film Distribution. Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her out of control 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a s...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
Big Trouble In Little China
BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA
Monday 25th December
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The Descent
THE DESCENT
Wednesday 20th December
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Don't Blink
DON'T BLINK
Saturday 16th December
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