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Gripping sci-fi thriller Somnus to get DVD release
Posted on Friday 23rd December 2016
SomnusThe feature filmmaking debut from writer-director Chris Reading, Somnus is an ambitious, modestly budgeted Sci-Fi that asks big questions about the future of the world as we know it. The grief-stricken captain of a commercial vessel embarks on his final mission in command of a small crew desperate to get back to earth. However, the shipboard computer has ideas of its own, and sets about picking off the drew ...

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Do not miss this train
Posted on Friday 23rd December 2016
Train To BusanOne of the best movies from Horror Channel FrightFest 2016, Train To Busan will arrive on VOD, DVD and Blu-Ray from Monday 27th February and for download from Monday 20th February. A mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. The government declares martial law just as divorced Seok-woo and his daughter catch the KTX bullet train from Seoul to Busan to see her m...

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A Satanic start to 2017
Posted on Friday 23rd December 2016
SatanicStarring Sarah Hyland (Modern Family), Justin Chon (Twilight Saga), Clara Mamet (Bad Neighbours 2), and Anthony Carrigan (Gotham), Satanic will be unleashed onto DVD on January 2nd. Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime Satanic Panic-era sites, only to find themselves interrupting an apparent human sacrifice. They save the young victim, but she turns out to be ...

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Press play and pray! Beyond The Gates is coming to DVD
Posted on Thursday 22nd December 2016
BEYOND_THE_GATES_AMAZONA huge hit with audiences at FrightFest and Grimmfest, the retro-inspired Beyond the Gates is to be unleashed on Digital and DVD in February. Seven months after their father's disappearance, estranged brothers Gordon and John Hardesty reunite to liquidate their Dad's anaemic video store. Soon after, they unearth an old VHS board game that acts as an inter-d...

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War Of The Planet Of The Apes - New Trailer
Posted on Wednesday 14th December 2016
War for the Planet of the ApesStarring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn and Toby Kebbell and directed by Matt Reeves, War For The Planet Of The Apes swings into UK cinemas in July. The movie is the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Col...

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Fright Night to get a stunning new 4K digital restoration
Posted on Friday 2nd December 2016
Frigth Night CoverEureka Entertainment to release Tom Holland's directorial debut Fright Night, the iconic 1980s vampire classic starring Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale and Roddy McDowall, for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a Limited Edition Dual-Format SteelBook on 26 December, and a Special Dual-Format Edition on 10 April 2017. He's sweet, sexy, and he likes to get in late. You...

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Poster for M. Night Shyamalan's new movie Split
Posted on Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Split PosterWriter/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the captivating grip of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs with Split, an original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind. Following last year's breakout hit The Visit, Shyamalan reunites with producer Jason Blum (The Purge, Insidious series, The Gift) for the film. While the...

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American Mythology unleashes Adam Green's Hatchet in 2017!
Posted on Sunday 20th November 2016
Hatchet PosterAmerican Mythology Productions is bringing the slasher horror trilogy Hatchet back to fans in early 2017, promising all the gory fun of the cult classic films as only Victor Crowley can bring. The Hatchet series has been a staple of horror movie lovers since the original film premiered in 2006, and who can blame them with a who's who of horror legends appearing in the trilogy like K...

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"Every town has its monsters" - I Am Not a Serial Killer to be released December 9th
Posted on Monday 14th November 2016
I Am Not A Serial Killer Quad PosterI Am Not A Serial Killer is a dazzlingly original, darkly funny and disturbing gem of a shocker with a genre-bending twist, about a small town teenager in the US, obsessed with serial killers, who unwittingly discovers the identity of the killer who has been slaughtering residents for body parts. The movie con...

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The Shallows goes 4K!
Posted on Saturday 12th November 2016
The Shallows CoverBlake Lively (Gossip Girl) stars in The Shallows, the suspenseful thriller that taps into one of man's most primitive fears - what's lurking beneath the ocean's surface? Lively stars as Nancy, a surfer attacked by a great white shark a mere 200 yards from the shore of a secluded Mexican beach. As she struggles to survive, Nancy faces the ultimate contest of wills. It's not ju...

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Festival favourite We Are The Flesh coming to blu-ray
Posted on Saturday 12th November 2016
We Are The Flesh coverA visionary and bizarre slice of Mexican arthouse cinema, We Are The Flesh is an extraordinary and unsettling film experience, a sexually charged and nightmarish journey into an otherworldly dimension of carnal desire and excess, as well as a powerful allegory on the corrupting power of human desire. A young brother and sister, roaming an apocalyptic city, take...

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Price and Corman! What's not to like?
Posted on Saturday 12th November 2016
Tower of London CoverHaving made their mark on American horror cinema with three colourful adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe - The Fall of the House of Usher, Pit and the Pendulum and Tales of Terror - Vincent Price and director Roger Corman enjoyed a brief hiatus from the macabre author with Tower of London. Shot in black and white, the film was loosely based on the Universal horror pictur...

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Kim Newman's Anno Dracula comes to comics!
Posted on Saturday 29th October 2016
Anno Dracula LogoTitan Comics has announced the upcoming release of an all-new comic series based on the best selling Anno Dracula novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey (The Third Doctor). The Anno Dracula novels depict an alternate 19th-century history where the characters of Bram Stoker's Dracula fail to prevent Count Dracula's subjugation of Great Britain, creat...

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Do you really want to know who your neighbours are? Creepy is coming to DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 28th October 2016
CreepyEureka Entertainment to release Creepy, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's breath-taking psychological thriller, as part of the Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 23 January 2017. Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa first came to prominence in the West with his J-Horror masterpieces Cure and Pulse [Kairo]. Now he makes a triumphant return to the horror genre with Creepy, a macabre and deeply unsettli...

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Rupture - Brand New Trailer
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2016
RuptureShowing as part of Horror Channel FrightFest Halloween event today, Rupture is building up to be one the horror movies of the year for its style and inventive scripting as well as its pretty cool cast. Young mother Renee (Noomi Rapace) has her life thrown into chaos when she is randomly abducted, drugged and taken to a secret lab facility. As her captors traumatically experiment on her, Renee must discove...

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New Trailer For The Wailing
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2016
The WailingSouth Korea is producing some of the best horror around at the moment with notable titles such as I Saw The Devil, and the superb Train To Busan to name just two. Now along comes The Wailing which promises to deliver even more inventive and original scares. Out of his depth, local police officer Jong-goo investigates a spate of killings, as well as an outbreak of madness seemingly connected to...

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One To Watch With The Lights Turned On!
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2016
Light Out CoverOne of the sleeper hits of the year will be arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in December, just in time for the darkest nights of the year, Lights Out. Anyone who has seen the short knows exactly what to expect! When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn't real when the lights went ...

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A Brothers Grimm Tale Gets A New Twist
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2016
The Curse Of The Sleeping BeautyThere seems to be more and more live action remakes of classic fairy tales at the moment, well this one, The Curse Of The Sleeping Beauty takes this idea into more adult territory. Thomas Kaiser inherits an ancestral mansion that has been in his family for generations - only to learn that he has also inherited an ancient curse stem...

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Evil Games Gets UK Release
Posted on Saturday 22nd October 2016
New GamesFollowing its release in North America by Dark Sky Films, Adrian Garcia Bogliano's acclaimed psychological thriller Scherzo Diabolico will be released in the UK on November 7th by Matchbox Films with the new title Evil Games. After losing his job and marriage, a middle aged office worker combats mid-life crisis by kidnapping his bosses teenage daughter. But the abduction does not go to plan and he s...

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A Ride You Won't Want To Miss - Train To Busan Trailer
Posted on Friday 21st October 2016
Train To Busan QuadIf you were lucky enough to attend FrightFest or more recently Grimmfest you'd have had the opportunity to see the utterly superb zombie outbreak movie Train To Busan. This adrenaline packed gut-muncher takes the genre to the next level with superb performances, a tighter than should be legal script and pin-sharp direction. A mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea in...

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Dead Rising: End Game Hits DVD And Blu-ray This Halloween
Posted on Monday 17th October 2016
Dead Rising End GameBased on the worldwide smash-hit video game series, Dead Rising: Endgame is the sequel to Dead Rising: Watchtower. Directed by Pat Williams and written by Michael Ferris and Tim Carter the movie stars Jesse Metcalfe, Marie Avgeropoulos and Dennis Haysbert. After narrowly escaping a zombie quarantine, investigative journalist Chase Carter can't shake the guilt of havi...

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Doyle Meets Lovecraft! Elementary, You Might Say!
Posted on Thursday 13th October 2016
Sherlock Holmes Cthulu BookTitan Books will next month be publishing the first title in a new series from James Lovegrove that combines the world of Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos and Conan Doyle's world famous detective the first being The Cthulhu Casebooks: Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows Autumn 1880: Dr John Watson has just returned from Afghanistan; badly injured ...

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FrightFest Favourite Let's Be Evil Coming To Cinemas In October
Posted on Monday 10th October 2016
Let's Be EvilFeaturing British favourite Kara Tointon (The Sweeney) as one of the chaperones, and child actress Isabelle Allen (world famous as the face on the iconic film posters for the 2012 film adaptation of Les Miserables), Let's Be Evil is a much-talked about sci-fi chiller, that promises to mix the paranoia of John Wyndham's Village of the Damned with the thrills and chills of gifted ch...

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World Zombie Day: London - Full Details
Posted on Thursday 6th October 2016
World Zombie Day poster smallThe big day is practically knocking at the tomb door! On Saturday, 8th October, the undead masses will descend on popular London locations for World Zombie Day: London. World Zombie Day is an international annual event that grew from Pittsburgh's first Zombie Walk at Monroeville Mall in 2006 - the site where George Romero filmed Dawn of the...

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Guest List For Grimmfest 2016 And Its Bulging With Talent!
Posted on Tuesday 4th October 2016
Grimmfest Guests 2016Grimmfest 2016 is almost here (starts Thursday!) and is boasting an amazing line up of artists who will be attending or appearing in specially recorded messages. Here's all the info you need: On Thursday all the way from America director Cory Asraf, will be on hand to talk about his noirish melange of Marilyn Manson and Metaphysics, Let Me Make You A Mar...

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Tonight She Comes Will Get World Premiere At Grimmfest 2016
Posted on Monday 3rd October 2016
Tonight She ComesOne of the most talked about movies of the year, Tonight She Comes, will get its World Premiere at Grimmfest on October 9th. After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE...

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The Mummy - Interior Art For New Titan Comic
Posted on Sunday 2nd October 2016
The Mummy Cover Image 1Titan have revealed lettered, interior art for The Mummy #1 -a brand-new mini-series that reanimates the character, as imagined by legendary horror studio, Hammer. This series is written by the legendary comics scribe Peter Milligan (Justice League: Dark) and illustrated beautifully by Ronilson Freire (The Green Hornet). The Mummy #1 kicks off T...

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Horror Channel FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2016 event
Posted on Saturday 1st October 2016
cold-moon Horror Channel FrightFest unleashes a six-pack of cracking horror for their much-beloved Halloween event at the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square, on Saturday October 22nd. The 13-hour trauma marathon includes five UK premieres and the world premiere of Ross Noble's directorial debut. Shocktoberfest is here! First up is the UK premiere of BED OF THE DEAD, a crowd-pleasingly ghoulish...

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Look out for "It" On Blu-ray This October
Posted on Saturday 1st October 2016
Stephen Kings ITStephen King's It comes to Blu-ray in the UK for the first time from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, just in time for a haunting Halloween on October 3rd. Starring Tim Curry, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole, John Ritter, and Richard Thomas, the terrifying tale of childhood friends being haunted by a malevolent clown will be also be available in a beautiful special edition Blu-ray ...

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The Burning - Special Edition Details
Posted on Monday 12th September 2016
The-Burning-CoverOf all the many slice-and-dice films that emerged in the early '80s, few remain as gruesomely effective as The Burning - the notorious "video nasty" now finally unleashed on Blu-ray! When an ill-advised prank misfires, summer camp caretaker Cropsy is committed to hospital with hideous burns. Released after five years, hospital officials warn him not to blame the young campers w...

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Tales Of Halloween - The Ultimate Halloween Movie?
Posted on Sunday 4th September 2016
Tales-Of-Halloween-coverTales Of Halloween is billed as the ultimate viewing this Halloween, bringing together eleven of the finest directors working in horror today along with several icons of the genre and some future ones-to-watch. With plenty of frights and the blackest of comedy, Tales Of Halloween is for anyone who loved Trick 'r Treat and wants to scare themselves silly c...

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Grimmfest 2016 - Full Details Announced
Posted on Friday 2nd September 2016
Grimmfest BannerGrimmfest, Manchester's Festival of Horror, Cult and Fantastic Film is back, opening with the Marilyn Manson-starring Let Me Make You A Martyr and special guest Ken Foree. Odeon Printworks will once again be under siege by blood-soaked hordes of horror enthusiasts and film freaks, as the Grimm Team unleash their latest and greatest line-up of dark, dangerous, wild, weird, witty,...

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Sleeping Beauty Like Never Before
Posted on Thursday 1st September 2016
The-Curse-Of-Sleeping-Beauty-CoverA dark new twist on a Brothers Grimm tale you thought you knew, The Curse of Sleeping Beauty gives the classic fairy tale a seriously scary makeover whch believe it or not will be released perfectly in time for Halloween. Thomas Kaiser inherits an ancestral mansion that has been in his family for generations - only to learn t...

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Coming Soon The Evil In Us!
Posted on Thursday 1st September 2016
The-Evil-In-Us-CoverCabin Fever meets The Evil Dead in The Evil In Us, as stylish and blood-soaked Canadian horror, where a rowdy weekend getaway descends into madness and mayhem as a group of friends are gripped by an unexplainable psychosis and turned into drug-crazed zombies. Tense, frightening, and with gore literally dripping from the rafters by the end, The Evil In Us (which just ...

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Samara Returns In Rings
Posted on Wednesday 24th August 2016
Rings Poster"Evil is reborn" A new chapter in the terrifying Ring horror franchise is soon to be released into cinemas thanks to Paramount Pictures. In Rings a young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in d...

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Found Footage 3D Wins Award
Posted on Monday 22nd August 2016
Found Footage PosterFound Footage 3D has won the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival's first ever Jury Award in Chicago where the film received its World Premiere! UK fans will be able to catch it at Horror Channel FrightFest in London on Monday, August 29th where it will have it European Premiere. Directed by Steven DeGennaro, Found Footage 3D gives the idea a bloody shot in the arm by...

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Classic Monsters Of The Movies Magazine Issue #4 Info
Posted on Tuesday 16th August 2016
Classic Monsters Cover Issue 4 SmallClassic Monsters of the Movies magazine is a superb publication for every horror movie fan in the land. Packed with in-depth features and analyses on classic monster movies, characters and stars, CMotM is brought to you by a team of world-class journalists, and features cover artwork by acclaimed illustrators Ron Whittake...

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Jon Ford's New Movie Gets Atmospheric Poster
Posted on Monday 15th August 2016
Offensive Poster SmallJon Ford's first solo feature film, Offensive, a dark, violent tale of rage and revenge set in rural France, screens on Saturday 27th August, 6.05pm at The Vue Cinema Shepherd's Bush, W12 and its rather eerie poster has just been released. Retired Bernard and Helen Martin inherit a house in rural France where Bernard's father liberated locals from Nazis during Wo...

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Howling II To Get A Special Edition Release In November
Posted on Monday 15th August 2016
The Howling IIHow do you follow up a film as iconic as Joe Dante's seminal werewolf epic The Howling? With a star turn from horror legend Christopher Lee and a leather-clad Sybil Danning (The Red Queen Kills Seven Times), Howling II is more than up to the challenge and is coming to Blu-ray in a brand new digital transfer in November. After a young woman dies in violent circumstances, her brother is a...

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Abel Ferrara's The Driller Killer Getting Special Edition Release
Posted on Friday 12th August 2016
The Driller KillerOne of the most notorious of the 'video nasties', Abel Ferrara's exploitation-art-house crossover The Driller Killer was judged almost entirely on its video artwork with the film itself left out of the equation. Now it gets the release it deserves with a stunning Limited Edition SteelBook from Arrow Video with the film fully uncut and in all its unnerving, stylish glory. The...

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Grimmfest 2016 News
Posted on Tuesday 9th August 2016
Grimmfest BannerGrimmfest 2016 will be held from 6th till 9th October at ODEON Printworks in Manchester. This is the 8th such event and this year Horror Channel will be one of the festival sponsors. We'll bring you more news of the line up over he next few weeks, but if you want ticket information and a hint of what's going on click here for more.

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The Root Of All Evil Awaits In Unspoken
Posted on Tuesday 9th August 2016
UnspokenSheldon Wilson, the man behind the 2004 hit Shallow Ground, is back with what promises to be a supremly scary haunted house flick, Unspoken. In 1997, the close-knit Anderson family vanished from their home without a trace. No bodies were ever found and, the notorious Briar House remained undisturbed. Until now… When new arrivals in town, Jeanie and her nine year old daughter Adrian, move into the hous...

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Dare You Open The Devil's Toybox?
Posted on Tuesday 9th August 2016
The Devils ToolboxFrom the creators of 2011’s paranormal thriller 7 Nights Of Darkness comes its sequel The Devil’s Toybox, which picks up five years on from where we left the story last. In 2010, six reality TV-show contestants entered a haunted asylum with the chance to get a split of a million dollars – but on one condition. That they stayed there for seven nights. Of all the people...

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Would You Babysit This Firstborn?
Posted on Saturday 6th August 2016
FirstbornWritten and directed by Nirpal Bhogal and starring Antonia Thomas, Luke Norris, Jonathan Hyde, the anticipated chiller Firstborn will be released on 14th October Theatrically and VOD and on DVD on 17th October. Charlie and James are just starting their lives together; young and in love, they’re relishing having no responsibilities, until Charlie discovers that she is pregnant. In a moment of youthfu...

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Score To "The Nightcomers" To Get Vinyl Release In September.
Posted on Saturday 6th August 2016
The NightcomersThe 1971 horror film The Nightcomers was a prequel to Henry James' literary classic The Turn Of The Screw and is probably most remembered for its eye catching poster of a naked Marlon Brando and Stephanie Beacham (faithfully reproduced on the label of this release). Set on an isolated country estate it's a tale of repression, sado-masochism and childhood innocence helmed by Michael ...

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New Book Looks Behind The Scenes Of Aliens
Posted on Thursday 28th July 2016
Aliens Set Photography BookGo behind the scenes of James Cameron’s critically acclaimed Aliens film with Aliens: The Set Photography. With stunning and rare on-set photography throughout, this stunning looking hardback documents the making of the 1986 smash hit movie, revealing a unique new perspective as the focus shifts behind the cameras to capture the director, cast an...

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Hammer's The Mummy - Shuffles Into Life In Comic Book Form Thanks To Titan
Posted on Wednesday 27th July 2016
The Mummy Cover Image 1Titan have announced The Mummy - a brand-new mini-series that reanimates the character, as imagined by legendary Horror studio, Hammer. This series, written by the legendary Peter Milligan and drawn by Ronilson Freire, was revealed on Friday's San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC). The attached cover was beautifully delivered by John McCrea. For 2000 years the Sect of ...

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A Return To Form For M. Night Shyamalan? Check Out The Trailer For Split.
Posted on Wednesday 27th July 2016
SplitWriter/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the grip of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs with Split, a highly original looking thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s fractured, gifted mind. Following last year’s breakout hit The Visit, Shyamalan reunites with producer Jason Blum (The Purge and Insidious series) for the film. While the mental divisions of those with dis...

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Its Enough To Make Your Tongue Fall Out! New Herschell Gordon Lewis Box Set!
Posted on Sunday 24th July 2016
The Films of Herschell Gordon LewisIn 1963, director Herschell Gordon Lewis pulled a cow’s tongue out of an actress’ mouth on camera, and in doing so, changed the landscape of horror cinema forever. That sequence was just one of numerous gruesome gags featured in Blood Feast, the film credited as being the world’s first gore movie. It’s no ex...

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Wonder Woman - Brand New Comic-Con Trailer
Posted on Sunday 24th July 2016
Wonder Woman Poster Comic ConWe recently showed the original Wonder Woman series here on Horror Channel so we'll be interested to know what you think of this brand new trailer for the brand new Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island ...

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Lock Your Doors. Don’t Pick Up Strangers! Road Games Coming To DVD
Posted on Sunday 24th July 2016
Road Games DVD coverRoad Games, a personal favourite from FrightFest 2015 is a dark, sexy thrill ride packed with twists, that sees a young couple taking a trip into a house of horrors, in a bloody and tense cross between Switchblade Romance and The Hitcher. Jack, a young drifter heading back to England, meets fellow hitchhiker Veronique on a lonely road in rural France. They get a lift w...

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The Lucky Ones Died First! The Hills Have Eyes Gets A 4K Restoration!
Posted on Thursday 21st July 2016
The Hills Have Eyes CoverThe Hills Have Eyes is one Wes Craven’s seminal masterpieces, as well as one of the most enduring classics of American horror. A gruelling tale of rape, revenge and cannibalism, the film helped redefine what we think of as a horror movie and it’s being released as never before in a stunning 4K restoration. Arrow Video’s new release of this genre ma...

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A Tasty Release? Microwave Massacre Coming To DVD!
Posted on Monday 18th July 2016
Microwave MassacreMicrowave Massacre stars legendary stand-up comedian and actor Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife’s predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism. Donald unwittingly stumbles upon a solution to his two major problems in his life – his nagging wife and his lack of tasty meals – when, one night, he bludgeons his better half t...

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The Complete Aliens Omnibus Volume Two Out Now!
Posted on Sunday 17th July 2016
Aliens Omnibus 2Issued together for the first time, The Complete Aliens Omnibus Volume Two combines two tales, Genocide and Alien Harvest, both employing the classic mix of science fiction and horror that made the film a global phenomenon. Genocide The alien queen is dead; the hive mind left to flounder… and on a world bereft of its leader two strains of Alien divide their forces for world-sh...

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The Complete Count Yorga Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Saturday 16th July 2016
The Count Yoga collectionUpdating the vampire mythos to early 1970s Los Angeles, the much-loved Count Yorga movies star Robert Quarry as the svelte Count Yorga, living in a mansion in the southern California hills with his equally mysterious “brides”. Introducing himself as a mystic from Bulgaria who’s an expert on séances, his true nature is given away by the title of his...

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Horror Channel FrightFest/Poster Spy Comp Winner Announced!
Posted on Friday 15th July 2016
FrightFest Poster Comp Poster SmallLast month Horror Channel FrightFest and Poster Spy ran an amazing competiton, both amateur and professional designers and artists, had the opportunity to create a brand new alternative poster to run alongside the official FrightFest poster design by long-time associate and world-renowned fantasy artist Graham Humphreys. The ...

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A New Film Starring Genre Legends May Heatherly And Caroline Monroe
Posted on Sunday 10th July 2016
VampyresTwo beautiful women roam the English countryside, luring men to their estate for orgies of sex and blood. But when a group of campers stumble into the vampires’ lair, they find themselves sucked into a vortex of savage lust and forbidden desires. Featuring performances from May Heatherly (Cannibal Apocalypse) and ex-Bond girl Caroline Monroe (Maniac), Vampyres promises to be a blood-curdling experienc...

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The FrightFest Guide To Exploitation Movies - Book Coming Soon!
Posted on Tuesday 5th July 2016
FrightFest Guide To Exploitation MoviesHorror Channel FrightFest, the UK’s biggest horror and fantasy film festival, joins forces with FAB Press, the fiercely independent one-stop-shop for cutting edge genre publications, to launch The Frightfest Guide To Exploitation Movies during Horror Channel FrightFest which runs August 25th till August 29th. T...

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You May Never Use Your Phone Again! New Trailer For Cell
Posted on Tuesday 5th July 2016
Cell Quad PosterAhead of the UK Premiere of Cell at Horror Channel FrightFest on Thursday 25th August, here's the UK trailer and poster for you to enjoy. In this adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling apocalyptic thriller, John Cusack (1408), Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) and Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan) star as one of the few survivors of a murderous epidemic fending off bloodthirsty pre...

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New Poster For The Girl With All The Gifts
Posted on Monday 4th July 2016
The Girl With All The Gifts SmallWarner Bros. Pictures UK has made available the official poster for The Girl With All The Gifts. Based on the bestselling novel by M. R. Carey the movie stars Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine The near future; humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradicates free will and ...

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A Movie To Leave You Breathless! The Chamber To Get World Premiere At FrightFest
Posted on Monday 4th July 2016
The Chamber SmallStudiocanal today confirmed their acquisition of underwater thriller The Chamber following Friday’s World Premiere announcement within the FrightFest programme. The Chamber stars Swedish actor Johannes Bah Kuhnke in his first film role since his international breakthrough performance in family drama Force Majeure and is written and directed by Ben Parker, his feature debut, h...

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Sci-Fi Chiller Midnight Special Coming Soon
Posted on Friday 1st July 2016
Midnight SpecialAfter rescuing his son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) from a fundamentalist religious sect who are convinced his powerful supernatural abilities are the key to their salvation, Roy (Michael Shannon), Alton and their bodyguard Lucas (Joel Edgerton) are on the run for their lives in Jeff Nichols’ critically acclaimed science fiction drama Midnight Special. The movie receives its home e...

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A Revealing New Clip from Nerve
Posted on Thursday 30th June 2016
The internet already controls most of our lives, but the upcoming thriller Nerve takes it one step further. Emma Roberts (Scream 4) and Dave Franco (Fright Night) star as two players in a deadly game of online dares. In this new clip, they show us how far they're willing to go to keep playing the game. From the directors of Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, Nerve opens in UK cinemas August 11th.

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From The Producers Of V/H/S Comes Southbound
Posted on Tuesday 28th June 2016
Southbound CoverOne of the biggest highlights of FrightFest Glasgow 2016, Southbound is a twisted and shocking anthology horror from the minds behind the V/H/S trilogy. On a desolate stretch of desert highway, weary travelers - two men on the run from their past, a band on their way to the next gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation ...

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Revealed! Graham Humphrey’s Stunning Artwork For Horror Channel Frightfest 2016
Posted on Friday 24th June 2016
FF Poster 2016 SmallHorror Channel FrightFest is delighted to present Graham Humphrey’s stunning artwork for this year’s annual Bank Holiday event, the UK’s largest celebration of genre cinema, taking place at the Vue Shepherd’s Bush, between Thursday August 25th till Monday August 29th. The relocation to Shepherd’s Bush was the inspiration behind the concept. As Graham explain...

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Dare You Meet The Girl With All The Gifts? Here's The Brand New Trailer
Posted on Tuesday 21st June 2016
The Girls With All The GiftsWarner Bros. Pictures has delivered the official trailer for The Girl With All The Gifts. From the bestselling novel by M. R. Carey the movie stars Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close and Paddy Considine, and will be released into UK cinemas soon. The near future; humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that eradica...

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Fulci's Zombie Lives On In Comic Book Form!
Posted on Monday 6th June 2016
Eibon Press SmallEibon Press is the all-new publishing brainchild of Masters of Horror/Shock Festival writer Stephen Romano, and horror’s own memorabilia legend and creator of Black Devil Doll, Shawn Lewis. Their mission is to “Make owning and collecting horror comics cool again,” by releasing single issue comic books in super limited “Prestige Editions,” which will feature premium pri...

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Are You Ready For Holidays?
Posted on Monday 6th June 2016
Holidays posterWith Hollywood and horror favourites, Kevin Smith, Nicholas McCarthy, Gary Shore and Seth Green on board, among many others, Holidays is a multi-story shocker which challenges our perception of annual festivities, subverting them and laying their darker side bare. From an extremely gruesome Easter to a disturbingly macabre Valentine’s Day, Holidays explores a full calendar year of...

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Horror Channel Frightfest And Poster Spy Announce Poster Competition
Posted on Monday 6th June 2016
FrightFest_HorrorChannel_logo1 SmallHorror Channel FrightFest, the UK's leading horror and fantasy film festival is teaming up with Poster Spy, the internet's primary source of alternative movie posters, to launch a very special poster competition ahead of the festival’s annual 5-day event in August at the Vue Shepherd’s Bush. Designers and artists, both...

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Dare You Visit 10 Cloverfield Lane?
Posted on Tuesday 31st May 2016
10 Cloverfield LaneAcclaimed producer J.J. Abrams and up-and-coming director Dan Trachtenberg deliver a new masterpiece that actually lives up to the hype when 10 Cloverfield Lane debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on 25th July from Paramount Home Media Distribution and Universal Pictures (UK). The film arrives two weeks early on Digital Download from 11th July. After a catastrophic car c...

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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies - Coming DVD And Blu-Ray
Posted on Wednesday 25th May 2016
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Blu-ray coverIt’s Pride And Prejudice like you’ve never seen it before, as Jane Austen’s 19th Century classic is invaded by hordes of flesh-eating zombies! Yes, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies is the literary-monster mash-up you’ve been waiting to feast on and it coming to DVD and Blu-Ray from Monday ...

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Horror Channel And FrightFest Agree Three-Year Partnership Deal
Posted on Tuesday 24th May 2016
FrightFest_HorrorChannel_logo1 SmallHorror Channel and FrightFest have agreed a three-year partnership deal, which sees the CBS Studios International/AMC Networks International – UK owned channel become headline sponsor for the UK’s biggest and most popular genre film festival. Chris Sharp, Chief Programming Officer, AMC Networks International – UK, sa...

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New From Auteur - Frightmares: A History of British Horror Cinema
Posted on Sunday 22nd May 2016
Frightmare BookFrom Tod Slaughter to Ben Wheatley, Frightmares is the most up-to-date survey of British horror cinema available – with the publishers boasting it will be authoritative, comprehensive and entertaining! Seeing as though its from the team behind the superb range of Auteur's 'Devil's Advocates' book we've no reason to doubt them. The horror film reveals as much, if not more, about the...

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Horror Channel's Emily Booth To Appear At HorrorCon UK 2016!
Posted on Tuesday 17th May 2016
Emily Booth Red JacketHorror Channel's Emily Booth is to be one of the guests at HorrorCon UK 2016. This year the celebrated convention will take place at Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham on 9th and 10th July. Other guests announced to date include actor and stuntman Kane Hodder, best known for his role as Jason Vorhees in 4 films in the Friday the 13th film franchise; Doug ...

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Weekend Of The Dead - Event News
Posted on Monday 9th May 2016
WEEKEND-OF-THE-DEAD-GUEST-LISTWeekend Of The Dead is a Zombie fan gathering run by fans for fans. It is an event that prides itself on the connection of the fans with the special guests. The organisers want to help bring zombie film fans face to face with their favourite characters from the big screen Zombie movies. The impressive guest list includes Mike Christopher...

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Weapons At The Ready As Slasher Desecrated Gets UK Release
Posted on Sunday 8th May 2016
DesecratedMichael Ironside (Heritiks, Turbo Kid), Haylie Duff (Napolean Dynamite) and Gonzalo Menendez (The Dark Knight Rises) star in Rob Garcia’s debut feature Desecrated, a gripping psycho-killer thrill ride, which has a UK DVD and VOD release on May 16. Allie (Haylie Duff) and her friends head to an isolated ranch owned by her father (Michael Ironside), but the trip turns deadly when they find themselv...

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Killer Dames Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Sunday 8th May 2016
Killer DamesArrow Video have announced the release of Emilio P. Miraglia’s Italian giallo classics The Red Queen Kills Seven Times and The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave which premiere on dual format Blu-ray and DVD in this beautifully restored, limited edition collection released on 23rd May 2016. At the height of the Italian giallo boom in the early 1970s, scores of filmmakers turned their hand t...

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Secret Cinema Presents 28 Days Later
Posted on Monday 25th April 2016
28 Days Later Poster SmallPrepare yourself for a brand-new horror experience. Secret Cinema Presents is bringing Danny Boyle’s 2002 British cult classic, 28 Days Later, to life. When Jim (Cillian Murphy), wakes from a coma to discover a deadly virus has infected London and society has all but collapsed, he must fight for survival in a world that has been torn apart by the i...

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Beware The Moon: The Story Of An American Werewolf In London - Book Details
Posted on Monday 25th April 2016
AAWIL BookFrom writer and director of the award-winning documentary Beware The Moon, Paul Davis and Dead Mouse Productions Ltd who brought you 245 Trioxin: The Story of the Return of the Living Dead and You’re So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night comes Beware the Moon: The Story of An American Werewolf in London. This new, two-hundred page, hardback book delves deeper into the memories and experi...

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Pride & Prejudice And, Err Zombies!
Posted on Monday 25th April 2016
Pride & Prejudice & ZombiesIt’s Pride and Prejudice like you’ve never seen it before, as Jane Austen’s 19th Century classic is invaded by hordes of flesh-eating zombies! With its killer premise, an incredible cast of established stars and Hollywood’s hottest rising talent, and big, blood-splattered action, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is the literary-monste...

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Will You Dare Watch Stephen King's Cell?
Posted on Sunday 24th April 2016
CellIn the highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling apocalyptic thriller, Cell, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson and Isabelle Fuhrman star as one of the few survivors of a murderous epidemic fending off bloodthirsty predators who have been dangerously re-programmed to kill by a mysterious worldwide phone signal. Also starring Stacy Keach, produced by Richard Saperstein and Michael Benaroya and directe...

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The Creep Is Back - Creepshow 2 Comes To Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 8th April 2016
Creepshow 2Another terrifying trilogy of terror tales comes to Blu-ray thanks to 88 Films, the cult classic Creepshow 2. Written by George A. Romero and based on stories by Stephen King each story pays homage to the celebrated EC horror comics with a delightfully dark comic streak within each one. The three stories, Old Chief Wood’nhead, The Raft and The Hitch-Hiker deliver some very memorable set piece...

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More Doctor Who Target Reissues From BBC Books
Posted on Friday 8th April 2016
Doctor Who Boook CoversBBC Books has announced the reissue of seven classic Doctor Who novelisations from the original range by Target Books. Long out of print, the Target series was extremely popular when originally published in the 1960s and 1970s, as they were the only way that fans could revisit an episode after it had aired. The seven reissues feature one title for each Doct...

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Bride Of Re-Animator - Blu-ray News
Posted on Wednesday 23rd March 2016
Bride Of Re-AnimatorArrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of Bride Of Re-Animator, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on 11th April in a stunning new 2K restoration, featuring both the unrated and R-Rated cuts of the film. This new deluxe set comes director approved and features a wealth of bonus content. The success of Stuart Gordon’s hit horror-comedy Re-Animator meant that a sequel ...

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Nosferatu: A Symphony Of Horror To Be Released For RSD 2016
Posted on Tuesday 15th March 2016
OST - Nosferatu SmallNosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror) is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film. The film, an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula came to be regarded as an influential masterpiece of cinema, and is Rotten Tomatoes’ second best-reviewed horror film of all time. The original score composed by Hans Erdmann...

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More From SilvaScreen For RSD 2016
Posted on Saturday 12th March 2016
Ninth Gate vinylMaking its debut on vinyl, Wojciech Kilar’s haunting soundtrack to Polanski’s disturbing film The Ninth Gate (1999) features at its core the vocals of Korean born soprano, Sumi Jo. Kilar established himself as a horror score composer with Bram Stoker’s Dracula and his work here on Polanski’s film achieves a creeping sense of menace worthy of Polanski’s dark tale of Sat...

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FrightFest Expansion Takes In New Vue
Posted on Saturday 12th March 2016
VUE Shepherd's Bush at LondonFrightFest, the UK’s biggest and most popular genre film festival, will relocate to the Vue Shepherd’s Bush for its annual 5-day August Bank Holiday event, taking over all twelve screens between August 25th – 29th. In a two-year deal with Vue Entertainment, the festival has the option to return to the Vue Leicester Square in 2017, followin...

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Do You Like Remakes? What About Martyrs?
Posted on Wednesday 9th March 2016
Martyrs (2016)The brutal yet acclaimed French revenge shocker, Martyrs has been re-imagined and this all-new version promises to put its own bloody stamp on the story whilst retaining the harrowing, visceral and gutsy theme of the original. Ten-year-old Lucie flees from the isolated warehouse where she has been held prisoner. Deeply traumatised, she is plagued by awful night terrors at the orphanage th...

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Daleks Set To Invade Record Store Day 2016
Posted on Wednesday 9th March 2016
Daleks RSD 2016 ReleaseNever before released on vinyl, these two lovingly restored soundtracks to the only big screen Doctor Who films ever made - the 1965 release Dr. Who And The Daleks and 1966 Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. will be for sale at independent record stores on April 16th to celebrate Record Store Day thanks to SilvaScreen Records. The music was composed by Malcom Lo...

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The Ninth Configuration Gets Its UK Blu-ray Debut In April
Posted on Wednesday 24th February 2016
The Ninth ConfigurationFrom William Peter Blatty, renowned author of The Exorcist, comes one the most unique and extraordinary films on screen, The Ninth Configuration, a taut theological thriller from 1980, which makes its UK Blu-ray debut courtesy of Second Sight. Written, directed and produced by William Peter Blatty this tense and gripping tale mixes theology and psychology and h...

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Dare You Read The Black Wings Of Cthulhu Volume Four?
Posted on Sunday 21st February 2016
Black Wings 4 CoverThrough his collaborations with today’s most talented and acclaimed practitioners of Lovecraftian fiction, editor S. T. Joshi has made the Black Wings Of Cthulhu book series essential for every library of horror and the macabre. And now Volume Four prepares to offer seventeen new masterpieces, each exploring the roots of fear employed so famously by the master himself, H...

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Sherlock Holmes Classics Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Saturday 20th February 2016
Two quintessential Sherlock Holmes mysteries The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Sign of Four, have been given a brand new 4K restoration and will make their debut on Blu-ray alongside a DVD release, with newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys. The films star renowned actor Ian Richardson (House of Cards) as the iconic detective, and will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, download and on-demand on 25th April courtesy of Second Sight. THOTB
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Hammer To Return To Comics This Halloween
Posted on Saturday 20th February 2016
HammerTitanWe love Hammer movies here at Horror and are very excited to learn that beginning this Halloween, Titan Comics will team up with world-renowned Hammer to breathe new life into some of their iconic characters. Founded in 1934, the legendary British studio Hammer Films produced hundreds of motion pictures across many genres including science fiction, psychological and supernatural thrillers, films...

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Doomwatch - Finally Coming To DVD
Posted on Thursday 18th February 2016
164480 Doomwatch - Sleve.inddGroundbreaking classic British sci-fi series Doomwatch originally aired on the BBC from 1970 – 1972 and at its peek, attracted in excess of 13.6 million viewers and spawned two film adaptations. Although in huge demand, it has never before been available on DVD, until now... Thanks to Simply Media Doomwatch Series 1-3 makes its long awaited DVD debut. Not all ...

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Doctor Who: City Of Death Coming To Paperback
Posted on Tuesday 2nd February 2016
DW COD CoverFeaturing the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker, City Of Death was one of the most popular of all the Fourth Doctor adventures and was watched by over 16 million viewers when first broadcast. Now a novel by James Goss which is based on this 1979 Doctor Who story originally written by Douglas Adams under the pen-name David Agnew is to be released in paperback form. The Doctor takes Romana f...

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Navy SEALS Vs Zombies - Yes, Honest!
Posted on Sunday 31st January 2016
Navy Seals vs ZombiesAmerica’s bravest warriors take on the walking dead in Navy SEALS Vs Zombies, a stone cold case of ‘does exactly what it says on the tin’ coming to DVD this February. Eighties action legend Michael Dudikoff (American Ninja, Olympus Has Fallen) stars as Commander Sheer, the leader of a crack team of Navy SEALS charged with extracting the Vice President from a s...

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The Other Side Of The Door - New Trailer
Posted on Sunday 31st January 2016
The Other Side Of The DoorWritten by Johannes Roberts (who is also the Director) and Ernest Riera and starring Sarah Wayne Callies and Jeremy Sisto, The Other Side Of The Door is the latest shocker that brought you The Hills Have Eyes. A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an anci...

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A Happily Ever After? Nina Forever Coming To DVD and Blu-ray
Posted on Sunday 31st January 2016
Nina Forever CoverWe all know that two’s company, three’s a... bloody mess! No more so than in Nina Forever, the strikingly original award - winning British debut that delivers an extraordinary take on a love triangle. The ultimate anti-romantic horror story and a gruesome romance for genre-crossed lovers, Nina Forever is a fairy tale unlike no other, with a very real emotional core, incr...

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Re-Animator - Double-Disc Set Coming Soon To Blu-ray
Posted on Monday 25th January 2016
Re-animator Special EdOne of the most celebrated, outrageous, and original 80s horror films, Re-Animator is being brought back to life on Blu-ray in all its gory glory thanks to Second Sight. This horror classic will be released as a two-disc set in standard double-disc case, complete with a double-sided sleeve featuring the original poster and artwork by Graham Humphreys, two versions...

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New From Devil's Advocates - Dead Of Night
Posted on Monday 25th January 2016
Dead Of Night CoverReleased just days after the end of the Second World War and a dozen years ahead of the first full-blooded Hammer horror, the Ealing Studios anthology film Dead of Night (1945) featured contributions from some of the finest directors, writers and technicians ever to work in British film. Since its release it has become widely regarded as a keystone in the architecture of h...

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More Doctor Who Adventures Come To Audio
Posted on Sunday 17th January 2016
BBC Audio have released two Doctor Who adventures onto CD to join the rest of their superb range of Doctor Who titles; Doctor Who And The State Of Decay and Doctor Who: The Witch Hunters. DW State of Decay ImageDoctor Who And The State Of Decay is read by Geoffrey Beevers and is the novelisation of a 1980 TV adventure featuring the Fourth Doctor, as played by Tom Baker. The Doctor, ...

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Deep Red Coming To Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 15th January 2016
Deep Red Special EdWhen was the last time you were really scared? From Dario Argento, maestro of the macabre and the man behind some the greatest excursions in Italian horror (Suspiria, The Bird With The Crystal Plumage), Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of his iconic film Deep Red, considered by many as the ultimate giallo movie. Limited to 5,000 copies, this exclusive 3-disc...

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From Bernard Rose, Director Of Candyman Comes Frankenstein
Posted on Saturday 9th January 2016
Frankenstein CoverOne of horror cinema’s oldest monsters becomes man’s newest miracle as Frankenstein is brought bang up to date and released on digital platforms from February 15th and on Blu-ray and DVD from February 22nd courtesy of Signature Entertainment. Set in present day Los Angeles, Frankenstein tells its tale entirely from the point of view of The Monster (Xavier Samuel – The ...

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Classic Monsters Magazine - Issue 2 Details
Posted on Saturday 9th January 2016
Monster MagazineClassic Monsters Of The Movies Magazine is a cracking new publication for anyone with even the slightest interest in the world of horror cinema. Packed with in-depth features and analyses on classic monster movies, characters and stars, CMotM is high quality quarterly produced by a team of world-class journalists and horror experts and features cover artwork by acclaimed illustrato...

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The Descent
THE DESCENT
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An American Werewolf In Paris
AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
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Don't Blink
DON'T BLINK
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