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"Have you checked the children?" When a Stranger Calls is now on Blu-ray!
Posted on Wednesday 19th December 2018
When a Stranger CallsWith the pivotal line "Have you checked the children?" seminal slasher When A Stranger Calls, that sees a babysitter terrorised by a psychopathic killer, struck fear into the hearts of a generation of filmgoers. Now this terrifying movie, directed by Fred Walton (The Rosary Murders) and starring Carol Kane (The Princess Bride) and Charles Durning (Dog Day Afternoon), is available now for the ...

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Hoggs and Kisses from FrightFest Presents latest, Boar
Posted on Wednesday 19th December 2018
Boar DVD CoverFrightFest Presents has announced its latest title and its a blood-splattered creature feature from the director of Charlie's Farm, Boar. In the harsh, yet beautiful Australian outback lives a beast, an animal of staggering size, with a ruthless, driving need for blood and destruction. It cares for none, defends its territory with brutal force, and kills with a raw, animalistic savagery unlike any have see...

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Get ready for Alan Moore's, The Show
Posted on Tuesday 18th December 2018
The ShowAlan Moore's first original screenplay, The Show, is currently shooting up in Northampton and we have the first official image to share with you. Moore is the famed author of seminal graphic novels and comics, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Despite much of his work being adapted for the screen, this is his first original feature film screenplay to be realised. ...

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Now you can own your own TARDIS console!
Posted on Tuesday 18th December 2018
TARDIS ConsoleAvailable for the first time in the Doctor Who Figurine Collection, Eaglemoss Hero Collector proudly presents the TARDIS console. The Fourth Doctor's console has been faithfully recreated, and hand-painted, capturing every button, from the speaker grills to the door control in this unmissable title from Eaglemoss Collections. The model comes complete with a magazine detailing this console's place in hi...

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Peace, unity, harmony... Everything is a lie in Captive State
Posted on Friday 14th December 2018
Entertainment One UK has made available the final pay-off trailer for Rupert Wyatt's must-see sci-fi thriller, Captive State. Starring John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders and Machine Gun Kelly, the movie will be released in UK and Irish cinemas in 2019. From the director of Rise of the Planet of the Apes the movie is set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents. Captive State stars John Goodman and Academy Award-nominee Vera ...

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Slender Man, the urban legend is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and VOD
Posted on Friday 14th December 2018
Slender Man DVD coverAvailable on Digital on 17 December and on DVD and Blu-ray on 26 December, Slender Man will be unleashed. In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of them goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim. Seems like the perfect chiller for these dark nigh...

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A new nightmare from Jordan Peele, Us.
Posted on Friday 14th December 2018
Us posterVisionary filmmaker and Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, who created the blockbuster Get Out, follows that success with another original and provocative thriller: Us. Peele produces for his Monkeypaw Productions alongside Sean McKittrick and Jason Blum. Also producing is Monkeypaw's Ian Cooper. Written and directed by Peele, Us will be released by Universal Pictures on March 15th.

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Robert Aldrich's Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte coming to HD
Posted on Friday 7th December 2018
Hush Hush Sweet CharlotteEureka Entertainment to release Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte; Robert Aldrich's brooding and tense tale of murder, mayhem and deceit starring Bette Davis, as part of The Masters of Cinema Series for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK on 21 January 2019. Originally conceived as an informal follow-up to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Robert Aldrich's Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte was yet another hit...

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The Macra have been (re)animated!
Posted on Friday 7th December 2018
Doctor Who Group Shot ColourBBC Studios is to release a brand new animation of 1967 Doctor Who missing serial The Macra Terror! The 4 x 25 min missing episodes, which were originally part of Doctor Who's (now mostly lost) fourth season, have been animated for the first time, to be released on DVD, Blu-ray, special edition Steelbook and digital download. Originally broadcast in four weekly part...

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Grab your towels, more Hitch Hikers due on vinyl.
Posted on Thursday 6th December 2018
HHGttG Tertiary Phase"The ancient nightmare is come again!" This latest visitation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Tertiary Phase comes on heavyweight coloured vinyl, sumptuously packaged in the style of the galactically successful Primary Phase and Secondary Phase LP releases and will come in standard and Amazon Exclusive editions. For the first time ever on vinyl, here are Episodes 13 to 18 of the ...

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Got Freeview Play? Then get Horror Bites!
Posted on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Hungry for a taste of more Horror? Check out our catch-up player, Horror Bites now on Freeview Play.

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Alien invasion, Aussie style!
Posted on Friday 30th November 2018
Occupation CoverWar of the Worlds Aussie-style, as small-town residents fight alien invaders in a slam-bang sci-fi epic packed with dazzling effects and bug-eyed beasties. In Occupation an Australian town is annihilated by an airborne attack, a group of civilians evade capture, only to discover they are now among the last remaining survivors of an extraterrestrial invasion engulfing the entire planet. As humanity falls unde...

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Doctor Who Season 18 materialising on HD in February
Posted on Thursday 29th November 2018
DW Season 18BBC Studios continues to offer Doctor Who fans the opportunity to build their own home archive on Blu-ray. Following the sell-out success of Tom Baker's debut season, his seventh and final series will be released on 25th February as Doctor Who - The Collection: Season 18. Tom Baker's final year saw the programme undergo radical changes in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. Producer John Nathan-Turner ...

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Hammer stars gather to haunt your dreams once more
Posted on Wednesday 28th November 2018
House of the GorgonJoin cult film icons Caroline Munro (The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter) and Martine Beswicke (Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, Thunderball) as they present their latest film House of the Gorgon: A Gothic Fairytale on Friday, 25th January at the Regent Street Cinema. Filmed in the style of the classic horror films of yesteryear, House of the Gorgon brings together four origin...

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Tom Baker's Doctor Who movie script to be released!
Posted on Sunday 25th November 2018
Scratchman Cover"What are you afraid of?" Best known as the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker once wrote his own script for a Doctor Who movie and now, thanks to BBC Books we will all be able to enjoy it in book and audiobook form in January. Doctor Who Meets Scratchman began out of boredom somewhere in the 1970s, an idea for a story formed by Tom Baker and Ian Marter between set takes and pauses in filming during the Fourt...

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REDCON-1 wins at The Urban Action Showcase and Expo
Posted on Tuesday 20th November 2018
Redcon-1 PosterThe 6th Annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo took place on November 9-10, 2018 at HBO and AMC Empire 25 Theaters, Times Square New York and new zombie flick REDCON-1 came away as one of the night's big winners. Written, directed and produced by British-Chinese filmmaker Chee Keong Cheung action, horror, war film REDCON-1 picks up 5 Awards in the feature film category: Best Action Feature Film, Best A...

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Doctor Who: Warriors' Gate like you've never heard it before!
Posted on Tuesday 20th November 2018
Doctor Who Warriors GateBBC Audio announced an exclusive audiobook edition of Doctor Who: Warriors' Gate by Stephen Gallagher, based on the author's original, never-before-seen version. Jon Culshaw reads this iconic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure, newly restored and extended by the author. The Doctor and his companions are trapped in E-Space, struggling to find their way back into their own u...

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Quatermass and the Pit in HD, we dig it!
Posted on Monday 19th November 2018
Quatermass and the PitIf you're looking for something special for lovers of classic Sci-Fi then the BBC have the present for you this Christmas. For the first time ever the superb series Quatermass and the Pit is being released onto Blu-ray. Starring Andre Morell as Professor Bernard Quatermass, this landmark television classic takes you back to science fiction in the 60's. With a history of supernatural events ...

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A thriller to get your New Year off to a chilling start, Josie.
Posted on Monday 19th November 2018
Josie DVD CoverWant a slow-burning thriller with a killer of a twist? Well, Josie might just be the movie for you. Starring Sophie Turner, Dylan McDermott, Jack Kilmer, Daeg Faerch and Kurt Fuller and directed by Eric England will be released on DVD, VOD and EST on 14th January 2019 by Altitude Film Entertainment. Mysterious and alluring high school student Josie (Turner) moves into an apartment in the rundown Pink Motel, attrac...

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Classic Carpenter now in 4K
Posted on Tuesday 13th November 2018
John Carpenter 4K ReleasesSTUDIOCANAL is celebrating the celebrate the work of the master of '80s sci-fi, fantasy and horror, John Carpenter, with the announcement of brand new 4K restorations of some of his most iconic titles: The Fog, They Live, Escape From New York and Prince Of Darkness. All four brand new 4K restorations were done using the original camera negatives, with the colour grading approved for the new restorations a...

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Thought Halloween was over for another year? Keep it going with the official Halloween novelization
Posted on Sunday 4th November 2018
Halloween book coverYou've seen the record-breaking movie now get the full story with Halloween: The Official Movie Novelization by John Passarella. In 1978, Laurie Strode survived an encounter with Michael Myers, a masked figure who killed her friends and terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night. Myers was later gunned down, apprehended and committed to Smith's Grove State Hospital. ...

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Slay Belles will slay you!
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
Epic Pictures and Dread Central Presents are thrilled to release the official poster and trailer for their newest and scariest holiday film! From the team that brought Repo! The Genetic Opera and The Devil's Carnival to cities across the country comes Slay Belles. It's Christmas Eve, and three cos-playing women are breaking into Santa Land for some partying and fun! What they didn't expect was to come across the malevolent Christmas demon Krampus! The girls must team up with Santa Claus himself (played by The Rocky Horror Picture Show's Barry Bostwick) to battle the creature and save t...

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Victoria Price, daughter of scream legend Vincent Price, to attend Birmingham's Cult Film event in November
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
Victoria PriceVictoria Price is coming to Birmingham's Cine Excess cult film event that runs 8th - 10th November. Daughter of the legndary screen actor Vincent Price, she is set to celebrate both her father's work in film as well as his culinary skills. A short season of Vincent's films will be screened alongside a cookery demonstration based on some of the favourite recipes from his legendary book, A Treasury of Great Rec...

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88 Films brings Bruno Mattei's post-apocalyptic nature-run-amok frightener Rats: Night of Terror to Blu-ray!
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
Rats Night of Terror exploded coverOn 12th November, 88 Films gives one of the late, great Bruno Mattei's most enduring shockers a special edition to chew into! Was there a wilder and wackier helmer of extreme Italian exploitation madness than the late Bruno Mattei? The jack-of-all-trades journeyman genre-hopper indulged in some of the key trends of the Italian trash-boom, from the walking dead to Nazisploitation a...

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Prepare for The Secret of Marrowbone
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
The Secret of Marrowbone CoverFrom the writer of The Impossible and The Orphange, comes a unique and haunting psychological thriller set in 1960s rural America. Starring George McKay, Mia Goth and Charlie Heaton, The Secret of Marrowbone is out to own on DVD and Download this November. After their mother's death, Jack (George McKay) and his siblings, have to learn to survive on their own, hiding from th...

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Warner Bros release chilling classics and recent horror hits in cool new covers
Posted on Thursday 25th October 2018
WB PackshotsWarner Bros are releasing 14 of their classic and more modern horror titles with brand new, rather stylish packaging and just in time for Halloween! Titles on Blu-ray and DVD include The Exorcist, The Shinning, A Nightmare on Elm Street, IT, Poltergeist, The Conjuring and Annabelle but as we're having a Hammer Classics Season in November I thought I'd point out three titles that will be of interest to any fan...

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Guillermo del Toro's The Strain is now boxed up!
Posted on Wednesday 24th October 2018
The Strain Complete Box SetIt's time to get infected by a stylish and shocking horror drama this Halloween from Guillermo del Toro, The Strain. With all 46 episodes telling the complete saga in one binge-worthy collection, that promises when you're not gripping the edge of your seat, you'll be jumping off it! Based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, The Stra...

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Want to know how the TARDIS works? This book explains all!
Posted on Wednesday 24th October 2018
TARDIS ManualGoverned by Time Lord technology, the TARDIS Type Forty is the most powerful craft in the universe and this comprehensive fully illustrated manual holds the key to its operation. Doctor Who: TARDIS Type 40 Instruction Manual is a new book that explains it all. The appearance of the Doctor's TARDIS, both inside and out, has changed many times over the years, and this manual features every incarnation...

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Are you ready for Hell Fest?
Posted on Wednesday 24th October 2018
Strap in for the ride of your life and death! A terrifying tribute and modern twist on classic bloody slasher fun, Hell Fest looks to be the perfect treat for anyone who doesn't want Halloween to end. Every year, thousands follow Hell Fest to experience fear at the ghoulish carnival of nightmares. But for one visitor, Hell Fest is not the attraction - it is a hunting ground. An opportunity to slay in plain view of a gawking audience, too caught up in the terrifyingly fun atmosphere to recognise the horrific reality playing out before their eyes. As the body count and frenzied excitem...

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The Fog is coming...on 7"
Posted on Wednesday 24th October 2018
The-Fog-visual-redForming part of our Haunted Halloween Season The Fog is one of John Carpenter's most celebrated pieces of cinema. Fans of the movie need to know that a special edition 7" will be unleashed on red vinyl thanks to those lovely people at Silva Screen Records. Carpenter's 1980 follow-up film to his smash hit Halloween featured ghost sailors terrorizing a Californian coastal community as a dense fog de...

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The Curse of La Llorona brand new poster and trailer.
Posted on Sunday 21st October 2018
Here's something to give you a chill this morning, the official teaser poster and trailer for The Curse of La Llorona, the latest New Line Cinema horror from the people who brought you The Conjuring Universe and IT. La Llorona. The Weeping Woman. A horrifying apparition, caught between Heaven and Hell, trapped in a terrible fate sealed by her own hand. The mere mention of her name has struck terror around the world for generations. In life, she drowned her children in a jealous rage, throwing herself in the churning river after them as she wept in pain. Now her tears are eternal. They a...

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Slay bells ring in Secret Santa!
Posted on Sunday 21st October 2018
Secret Santa CoverChristmas dinner turns bloody in Secret Santa, the ferocious, gore-soaked horror comedy from the creators of Jason Goes To Hell and Texas Chainsaw 3D. A Christmas Eve gathering takes an unexpected turn after a family guest spikes the punch with a military grade version of truth serum sodium pentothal. The already dysfunctional group comes unstuck in a blizzard of drug-induced, painfully candid outb...

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Argento's Opera is coming back in HD
Posted on Saturday 20th October 2018
Opera HD coverDario Argento returns to CultFilms with a breath-taking new restoration of his visionary horror masterpiece, Opera. Splattered with stylistic bloodshed and soaring cinematography, Opera shows Italy's master of horror at the very height of his game. When young understudy Betty takes the lead role in a new operatic production of Verdi's Macbeth, she soon attracts the attention of a knife-wielding p...

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London Horror Festival - Dare you attend?
Posted on Thursday 18th October 2018
LHF LogoThe UK's original and largest festival of live horror performance has returned to the Old Red Lion Theatre and runs until 3rd November. Horror Channel is proudly sponsoring this event For nearly a decade they have championed horror theatre, proudly presenting programmes featuring new writing, adaptations of literary classics, immersive interactive experiences, LGBTQ cabaret, musicals, opera, burlesque, live podcast re...

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The Case of the Bloody Iris to get HD release
Posted on Monday 15th October 2018
Shamless Bloody Iris 2D PackshotFirst they brought you The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh and then All the Colours of the Dark. Now, Shameless proudly presents giallo's own royalty, the iconic Fenech-Hilton dream team, in their third outing: The Case of the Bloody Iris. After two beautiful women are murdered in an apartment block, Jennifer (Edwige Fenech) and Marilyn (Paola Quattrini) move into the flat of ...

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Pet Sematary brand new trailer and poster
Posted on Wednesday 10th October 2018
Sometimes dead is better. Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family's new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences. Now, we've not got a release date from Paramount for this just ...

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FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2018 event
Posted on Thursday 4th October 2018
FrightFest Halloween Logo 2018FrightFest unleashes an intoxicating six-pack of horror, sci-fi and fantasy for their popular Halloween all-day event, now at the Cineworld Leicester Square on Saturday 3rd November. The 12-hour monstrous marathon embraces four continents and includes two world premieres and four UK premieres. The day kicks off with Julian Richards' latest chiller Reborn, a Carrie for the ...

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Five movies not to miss at Grimmfest 2018
Posted on Monday 1st October 2018
Grimmfest 2018Grimmfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and the vent itself kicks off this Thursday at ODEON Manchester Great Northern. The programme is filled with some of the finest films from around the glob but here's our top 5 must see shockers. Girls With Balls All girl volleyball team The Falcons end up stranded in the middle of nowhere after their mini-van breaks down. Little do they know they ha...

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Leave out your suntan lotion, we're off to Nightmare Beach
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
Nightmare Beach blu-ray coverOn October 22nd comes Rome-based bloodshed in the shape of Umberto Lenzi's legendary and never-before-available slice and dicer Nightmare Beach! As any self-respecting horror-hound will know, Lenzi gave audiences some of the most notorious video nasties including his legendary gut-crunchers The Man From Deep River (1972) and Cannibal Ferox (1981). However, the maestr...

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It's time to go back to Drearcliff
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
The Haunting of Drearcliff Grange SchoolAcclaimed horror author and critic Kim Newman returns once again to the fan-favourite world of Drearcliff, a 1920s boarding school for girls of an unusual nature... Amy Thomsett - the girl who flies on moth wings - is confident she can solve any mystery, sleuth out any secret and defy any dark force. With her friends in the Moth Club she travels to London...

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Elvira - Mistress of the Dark to get HD release in December
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
Elvira Mistress of the Dark Blu-ray coverShe's back! Elvira, Horrorland's hostess with the mostest, finally busts out on Blu-ray with this long-awaited, positively-bursting-at-the-seams special edition of her big screen debut, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark! Having just quit her job as a Los Angeles TV horror hostess, Elvira receives the unexpected news that she's set to inherit part of her grea...

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Get ready for a Long Weekend
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
Long Weekend Blu-ray coverNature wreaks its revenge when a couple's careless behaviour causes havoc in the Australian wild, in the Long Weekend. This Ozploitation classic from director Colin Eggleston (Innocent Prey), heads to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK with an extras-laden package courtesy of Second Sight on 5th November. Peter (John Hargreaves - Country Life) and Marcia's (Briony Behets - Prisoner Cell Block H...

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Two Evil Eyes will be ready for Blu-ray in October
Posted on Friday 28th September 2018
Two Evil Eyes Blu-ray cover88 Films are giving another genre classic the special treatment on the 15th October, Two Evil Eyes (1990), the second collaboration (following the classic Dawn of the Dead) for directors Dario Argento (Suspiria) and the late, great George Romero (Creepshow). This time around, the totemic twosome chose to adapt a story from the eerie oeuvre of Edgar Allan Poe. Make no mis...

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The Evil Dead is back on the big screen for Halloween
Posted on Thursday 27th September 2018
Evil Dead Grave ImagePark Circus is d be bringing The Evil Dead back to the big screen at selected cinemas across the UK this Halloween, in proud partnership with Sony Pictures Releasing. Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. Raimi's seminal horror made a cult icon of Bruce Campbell and turned its director into hot property. Much imitated, The Evil D...

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Beware! The Day of the Dead is continuing...
Posted on Sunday 23rd September 2018
Day of the Dead - Bloodline DVD PACKSHOT 2DFear goes viral in a bold retelling of a George A. Romero's zombie horror classic, Day of the Dead: Bloodline. Five years after an epidemic nearly wiped out the world's population, Dr. Zoe Parker lives in an underground bunker among a small group of military personnel and survivalists, working on a cure while fighting armies of the undead. When a dan...

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Grab your towels! The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is coming back in HD
Posted on Friday 21st September 2018
Hitch Hikers guide to the Galaxy ollector's Set"Don't panic!" The classic 1981 TV adaption of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy will be re-released on the 1st October 2018 on DVD and Blu-ray, remastered and up-scaled and with a wealth of new bonus content for fans to enjoy. The release comes in two formats, the first a Special Edition in both Blu-ray and DVD, and the second a Collector's Edition Blu...

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More exclusive Doctor Who vinyl!
Posted on Friday 21st September 2018
More collectible, limited edition Doctor Who vinyl will be released in October thanks to Demon Music, Big Finish, HMV and Sainsbury's! Doctor Who Cold Vengeance vinyl coverThe first to hit shelves is on October 5th, Doctor Who - Cold Vengeance which stars the dream team of David Tennant and Billie Piper as The Doctor and Rose and will be on 180g heavyweight green vinyl and is exclusive to HMV. The TARDIS arrives on Coldstar, ...

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It's time to meet The Monster
Posted on Thursday 20th September 2018
The Monster is a billed as a lean, mean horror with a dynamic building atmosphere of dread aided by strong characterisation and performances from Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine and Scott Speedman and directed by Bryan Bertino. Kathy (Kazan) and her 10-year-old daughter Lizzy (Ballentine) are trapped and tormented in a pitch-black forest by a screeching creature. It is unlike anything they have heard before. Not human. Not animal. A monster. With their relationship at breaking point, Kathy is on the edge while Lizzy is all out of faith in her mother but tries to stay brave and fearless. ...

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Director takes us from Buried to Down a Dark Hall
Posted on Thursday 20th September 2018
Down a Dark Hall DVD coverDown a Dark Hall is a new supernatural thriller directed by Rodrigo Cortes (Buried) and stars iconic Uma Thurman, AnnaSophia Robb, Isabelle Fuhrman, Victoria Moroles, Noah Silver, Taylor Russell, and Rosie Day. In an ominous mansion hidden deep within the forest, the Blackwood Boarding School promises to turn rebellious teens into model students by cutting them off from the outside ...

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John Carpenter shares first music from Halloween OST - The Shape Returns
Posted on Wednesday 19th September 2018
As you all know, a couple of weeks back, the Master of Horror, John Carpenter, announced the impending release of the original soundtrack album for Halloween - in which Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. The album arrives on October 19th from Sacred Bones, the same day that the new David Gordon Green-directed film is released in theaters. Well, today a first glimpse at the film's sco...

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The latest film with horror icon, Barbara Crampton is coming soon - Dead Night
Posted on Tuesday 18th September 2018
Dead Night DVD coverFollowing its European Premiere at Video FrightFest 2018, STUDIOCANAL announces that Dead Night will be arriving on DVD and Digital Download 8th October, just in time for Halloween! Everything and anything goes in to this ambitiously quirky delight, oozing eeriness and evil, from the producers of John Dies At The End and Phantasm: Ravager. The film features a stellar cast including horror icon Barb...

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First film to be released under the FrightFest Presents label - The Dark.
Posted on Tuesday 18th September 2018
The first film to be released under the FrightFest Presents label, the new venture from leading independent distributor Signature Entertainment and leading genre festival FrightFest, The Dark received its UK premiere at this year's prestigious FrightFest in London, and is perfect for genre fans who love nothing more than a backwoods shocker featuring ghouls, gore and flesh eating, but one done with panache and poignancy. An undead young woman, Mina, stalks the 'Devil's Den' woods where she was killed. If anyone enters the woods, she kills them and feasts on the body. But when she stumbl...

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Is Phantoms the perfect book for Halloween?
Posted on Tuesday 18th September 2018
Phantoms book coverThe brightest names in horror showcased in Phantoms, a ghastly collection of ghost stories that will have you watching over your shoulder, heart racing at every bump in the night. In "My Life in Politics" by M.R. Carey the spirits of those without a voice refuse to let a politician keep them silent. In "The Adjoining Room" by A.K. Benedict a woman finds her hotel neighbour trapped and screaming behind a doo...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Secondary Phase arrives for the first time on vinyl LP
Posted on Monday 17th September 2018
For the first time ever on vinyl, here are Episodes 7 to 12 of the BBC radio series that became a global phenomenon. First broadcast in 1978 and 1980, the Secondary Phase features storylines and sequences unique to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy's radio series. Pre-orders for the Amazon limited run have gone live today. 500 exclusive editions will feature a 12"x12" artwork print signed by Paddy Kingsland of the Radiophonic Workshop. Once again the highly collectable volume will also feature specially commissioned artwork and sleeve notes on 3 x 180g heavyweight orange vinyl. Fo...

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Let us give thanks! The new teaser trailer for Captive State is here
Posted on Sunday 16th September 2018
From Rupert Wyatt, the director of Rise of the Planet of the Apes comes a gritty and smart sci-fi thriller, Captive State. Set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, the movie explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents. Starring John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders, and Machine Gun Kelly, Captive State will be released in 2019.

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Another tasty piece from 88 Films, Popcorn.
Posted on Saturday 15th September 2018
Popcorn Bluray coverThe latest title in the superb Slasher Classics line from 88 Films is a true legend of the genre, Popcorn. Canada took the slasher movie to the next level when the country produced the trendsetting Black Christmas in 1974, at the height of what has become known as 'Canuxploitation'. Later shockers from the nation of moose, Mounties and maple syrup included the equally effective My Blo...

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It's no joke, cult classic Harlequin is coming to Blu-ray
Posted on Saturday 15th September 2018
Harlequin Blu-ray coverFor fans of Ozploitation it is the likes of Mad Max (1980) or even the trash-tastic Turkey Shoot (1982) that may first pop into many a horror hound's mind - however, the cycle offered so much more and never is this clearer than with the surrealist shocks of Harlequin (1980) a true genre standout that was also released under the more ominous moniker of Dark Forces and is being unlea...

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Experience Halloween in 4K Ultra HD for the first time!
Posted on Monday 10th September 2018
Halloween 4K box artRemember the night HE came home? It may have been 40 years since Michael Myers returned to terrorise his hometown but the horror is as real today... Revisit Haddonfield this Halloween as John Carpenter's classic horror film is re-released on DVD, Blu-ray and for the first time on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (which also includes 5 lobby-style artcards) to celebrate 40 years of terror. Jamie Lee Curtis ...

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Hello Dave! The new League of Gentlemen vinyl box set is full of special stuff!
Posted on Wednesday 5th September 2018
Welcome To Royston Vasey. Available for the very first time on vinyl, Demon Records proudly present Special Stuff: The League Of Gentlemen's vinyl cuts box set. Including the original BBC radio series, and every episode of the first three TV series presented on heavyweight 180gm vinyl. Presented as 4 x 3LP gatefolds, and housed in a uniquely designed 'Special Stuff' box in homage to master butcher Hilary Briss. Created in conjunction with the League Of Gentlemen, and featuring original artwork by Graham Humphreys, Special Stuff is a beautifully presented 12 x 180gm Heavyweight Col...

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Celebrate Movie Special Effects Genius Ray Harryhausen on Saturday 8th September
Posted on Monday 3rd September 2018
Ray Harryhousen EventsLovers of the history of cinema will pleased to hear that Richard Holliss will be signing Harryhausen: The Poster Book at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Saturday 8th September from 12:30 till 1:30pm This is a fascinating collection of posters from across Ray Harryhausen's career from 1949's Mighty Joe Young, to Clash of the Titans in 1981. Containing posters from all over the world, as well as...

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The first ever Fractured Visions Film Festival takes place in Cardiff this September
Posted on Monday 3rd September 2018
Fractured Visions Film Festival OFFICIAL POSTERThe first ever Fractured Visions Film Festival takes place on 29th and 30th September 2018 at the Tramshed in Cardiff and contains plenty for lovers of horror from across the globe to enjoy. Children Of The Fall (Israel) UK Premiere: Rachel Strode, a young immigrant with a dark past, arrives in Israel during the Fall of 1973 to vol...

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Grimmfest 10th Anniversary line-up announced
Posted on Monday 3rd September 2018
Anna and the ApocalypseThis year, Grimmfest, Manchester's Festival of Horror, Cult and Fantastic Film, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Get ready for decimation, with the darkest, deadliest line-up yet of wild, weird, witty, thrilling, chilling, blood-spilling movies, every one of them a premiere or cult classic of one kind or another, many with cast and crew in attendance. But Grimmfest will also be looking back, a little nerv...

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The Predator - Final Trailer #NSFW
Posted on Friday 31st August 2018
From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black's explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. Check this new trailer but don't have it loud if in a public place. The Predator is in cinemas and I...

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Less dialogue, more sound. Sennheiser presents 3D audio thriller, Final Stop
Posted on Friday 31st August 2018
The rustle of a newspaper, the sound of the bus engine far away, the steps of the stalker in the pitch-black night: The hairs on the back of every neck will stand up, thanks to the incredibly realistic 3D sound in Sennheiser's short film Final Stop. Writer and director Roxanne Benjamin uses the soundscape to create a thrilling atmosphere, with stunning audio recorded using Sennheiser's Ambeo Smart Headset. The result is a gripping 3D audio thriller which was shown at FrightFest 2018 to a very appreciative crowd and which you can view here. In Final Stop, the protagonist played by Australia...

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The Strangers have returned
Posted on Friday 31st August 2018
The Strangers Prey at Night PosterA chance to invite some strangers in this summer for a Saturday night slasher you'll never forget as The Strangers: Prey at Night has been released. More brutal, terrifying and personal than ever before, experience the horror sequel right where the fun happens - at home. While many consider the 2008 original a genre classic, a stronger focus on its cast, ta...

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Fancy a western themed slasher? Lasso will be for you!
Posted on Friday 31st August 2018
Epic Pictures' horror label Dread Central has unleashed the trailer for their latest picture, Lasso, Evan Cecil's Western-themed slasher which premiered at FrightFest last week. From Dragonfly Films, Lasso, produced by Elaine Gibson, Todd Myers and Evan Cecil, stars Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints), Lindsey Morgan (The 100), Karen Grassle (Little House on the Prairie) and Andrew Jacobs (Paranormal Activity). The horror flick centers around Kit (Morgan) and Simon (Jacobs), two young leaders of an Active Senior Tour group, out on an adventure to a small-town Rodeo festival l...

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House of Salem to open in October
Posted on Friday 31st August 2018
House of Salem DVDStarring Jack Brett Anderson (Wolfblood, Don't Hang Up), Andrew Lee Potts (Primeval) and introducing young talent Liam Kelly, House of Salem received its world premiere in the New Blood strand of FrightFest Film Festival in 2016 and will finally get a UK release next month. When a group of kidnappers snatch a child away in the dead of night, they retreat to a safe house to await the delivery of the...

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Time to listen to The Doctor(s)
Posted on Thursday 30th August 2018
Lovers of solid science fiction rejoice as BBC Audio have announced another four Doctor Who audiobooks for fans to enjoy. DW Horrors of WarThe Horrors of War Somewhere in this hospital there is a man, or a woman, who has been possessed by the raw energy of time. The year is 1914, and the Great War is just getting started. In a field hospital in Ypres, Belgium, Nurse Annie Grantham receives two visitors: a distingu...

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FrightFest favourite He's Out There coming to DVD
Posted on Thursday 30th August 2018
101 Films will release on of the big hits of FrightFest 2018, He's Out There, a spine-chilling fight for survival starring Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid's Tale, The Predator) onto DVD on 24th September. On their annual vacation to a remote Canadian lake house, a mother (Strahovski) and her two young daughters, Kayla and Maddie, must fight for their lives after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath. John has been lurking in the shadows for years, watching and waiting, every time the mother and daughters stayed in his old family home but this time ...

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The Predator - New behind the scenes feature and new poster revealed!
Posted on Thursday 30th August 2018
On the set of The Predator, the cast took some time to address a question that many have pondered - who would win in Predator Vs... say, The Rock? Or The Punisher? See how the debate went down in this fun featurette, revealed today by Twentieth Century Fox. Directed by Shane Black and starring Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey and Yvonne Strahovski, the movie id due to be unleashed on 12th September. From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of subu...

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Halloween OST - October 19th via Sacred Bones
Posted on Wednesday 29th August 2018
Halloween OSTThe Master of Horror, John Carpenter, has announced the impending release of the original soundtrack album for Halloween, in which Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. The album arrives on October 19th from S...

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The Time Tunnel to be given Blu-ray box set treatment.
Posted on Thursday 23rd August 2018
Time Tunnel Blu-ray box setIf you enjoyed Lost In Space showing on Horror as part of our Sc-Fi Zone then you'll be interested to learn of a new Blu-ray box set coming from Koch Media/Revelation Films on October 8th. A brand news edition of the classic series, The Time Tunnel, produced from HD digital restoration masters which were created from the original negatives to ensure the best visual experience available ...

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Grimmfest reveals first look at 2018 programme and awards prizes
Posted on Tuesday 21st August 2018
Nightmare Cinema - MASHITManchester-based genre film festival Grimmfest is delighted to announce the first 3 of many UK premieres lined up for this year's 10th anniversary edition. The festival can also now reveal details of some very special awards prizes on offer for films in the official selection. Simeon Halligan, festival director and founder of Grimmfest, says "2018 is a very special year for us and to ...

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Issue 194 of The Dark Side Magazine is stalking your local newsagent!
Posted on Monday 20th August 2018
The Dark Side Magazine Issue 194 coverBefore there was The X-Files there was Carl Kolchak, supernatural investigator supreme, and as played by the great Darren McGavin he is stalking television nightmares in the latest issue of The Dark Side Magazine. The talented team are also revisiting George A. Romero's Day of the Dead and looking at the censorship problems endured as far back as 1936 by Dracula's Daughter. Oh, and Jack's b...

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John Carpenter to play four dates in the UK this October.
Posted on Monday 20th August 2018
John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel DaviesJohn Carpenter is back in a big way. Not only has he scored the new Halloween movie (alongside Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies all pictured above. Photo credit Sophie Gransard) which is due out October 19th, he is playing four dates in the UK as part of his Anthology (Movie Themes 1978-1998) Tour. His band will play pieces from the new so...

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Is Troll 2 the best worst movie ever?
Posted on Monday 20th August 2018
Troll The Complete CollectionEureka Entertainment is to release Troll: The Complete Collection, a celebration of one of the greatest bad movies ever made, on Blu-ray as part of the Eureka Classics range from 8th October, featuring a Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase, with artwork designed by Devon Whitehead, and a collector's booklet containing rare content. Embraced by a generation of "bad" movie fans, Tr...

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88 Films will deliver a Frightmare in September
Posted on Thursday 16th August 2018
Frightmare Blu-ray caseAlso known as The Horror Star, the 1983 cult creeper Frightmare was a beloved video rental favourite and thanks to 88 Films its heading back to a store near you on Blu-ray! Frightmare was the fear-film that gave audiences postmodern shocks long before Wes Craven gave us his game-changing Scream in 1996. An underrated and underseen gem, the film highlights a notable supporting pe...

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Get ready for the Night of the Creeps for the first time on Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 14th August 2018
Night of the Creeps coverEureka Entertainment will unleash Fred Dekker's Night of the Creeps, a simultaneously frightening and hilarious 80s horror classic, in a Dual Format (Blu-ray and DVD) edition as part of the Eureka Classics range from 8th October. When an alien experiment goes awry, it crashes to Earth in 1959 and infects a young college student. 27 years later, his cryogenically-frozen body is thawed...

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70s shocker Assault to get worldwide Blu-ray debut
Posted on Monday 13th August 2018
Assault Blu-ray coverA hard-hitting psychological thriller, Assault (aka In the Devil's Garden) stars Frank Finlay as a career policeman willing to employ unorthodox methods to catch a sleazy murderer and Suzy Kendall as a plucky teacher willing to put her life in jeopardy to help him do so. Tautly directed by Sidney Hayers (Night of the Eagle), this controversial drama is being presented in a brand-new High Definition transf...

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Celebrate the Doctor's 20th anniversary!
Posted on Friday 10th August 2018
Doctor Who The Five Doctors CDThe bracing, spine-chilling and atmospheric music soundtrack for Doctor Who: The Five Doctors was composed by Peter Howell at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The special effects were created by Dick Mills. The Five Doctors album features both the original score and the BBC Video special edition version which was, in 1995, produced, reworked and extended by Peter Howell...

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Grindhouse classic, Miss Leslie's Dolls debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in September
Posted on Friday 10th August 2018
Miss Leslies Dolls Blu-ray coverA rare specimen from the more deranged end of the Grindhouse spectrum, Miss Leslie's Dolls is a memorably demented tale of possession and transvestitism from director Joseph G. Prieto (who, under the name Joseph P. Mawra, directed the outrageous 1965 sexploitation "documentary" Chained Girls). Believed lost for decades, it has been remastered from original film elements especia...

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Are you brave enough to enter the bunker? It Lives on DVD
Posted on Friday 10th August 2018
It Lives coverAn isolated nuclear bunker called Plethura is situated deep, deep underground. Here, a scientist is tasked with maintaining the subterranean centre in readiness for an impending strike, is all alone, apart from an omnipresent computer, Arthur. But is there something else there? We can all discover what happens in the critically acclaimed psychological thriller It Lives (aka Twenty-Twenty Four), which ha...

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You don't have to be local to buy this! New League of Gentlemen vinyl box set coming soon
Posted on Friday 10th August 2018
Welcome To Royston Vasey. Available for the very first time on vinyl, Demon Records proudly present Special Stuff: The League Of Gentlemen's vinyl cuts box set. Including the original BBC radio series, and every episode of the first three TV series presented on heavyweight 180gm vinyl. Presented as 4 x 3LP gatefolds, and housed in a uniquely designed 'Special Stuff' box in homage to master butcher Hilary Briss. Created in conjunction with the League Of Gentlemen, and featuring original artwork by Graham Humphreys, Special Stuff is a beautifully presented 12 x 180gm Heavyweight Coloure...

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Infecting cinemas in September, Redcon-1
Posted on Friday 10th August 2018
From rising director Chee Keong Cheung (Banshee Chapter) comes Redcon-1 - a horror thriller driven through with genuine relentless fight action and bristling with real military hardware, as a crack team of soldiers must battle through a zombie filled Britain in a race against time to find a cure. After a zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison, the UK is brought to its knees. The spread of the virus is temporarily contained but, without a cure, it's only a matter of time before it breaks its boundaries and the biggest problem of all... any zombies with combat skills are now enhanced....

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Coming to UK screens this summer and UK homes from this autumn, FrightFest Presents!
Posted on Thursday 9th August 2018
FrightFest Presents LogoDiscover suspense, terror and everything in between as Signature Entertainment and FrightFest, the UK's leading horror fantasy film festival, team up to launch FrightFest Presents, an all-new venture geared to delivering the best in undiscovered genre features to the UK audience and world stage. Phase one of this incredibly exciting label includes: SHARE: READ MORE
Mind the doors! Death Line to be released on Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Death Line blu-ray coverNetwork will present a brand new HD remaster of the 1972 renowned horror classic Death Line (aka Raw Meat) starring Donald Pleasence and Christopher Lee. Previously available only on DVD in the UK, Death Line has been newly scanned to 2K resolution from the original 35mm camera negative and extensively restored in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1 for this exclusive UK Blu-ray relea...

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Holmes vs. Cthulhu, what more could you want?
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu: The Adventure of the Neural Psychoses coverNext month, New York Times bestselling author Lois H. Gresh returns with the second instalment in her Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu series, which combines the world's greatest detective with H. P. Lovecraft's extensive mythos. If you like your detective stories with a dash of the occult, Sherlock Holmes vs. Cthulhu: The Adventure of the Neural Psychoses is for...

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Get ready for the 13th Doctor, in book form anyway!
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived: Amazing Tales for Future Time Lords coverThis September, BBC Books will publish Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived, a beautifully illustrated collection of inspiring tales of the women of Doctor Who. It will be the first official book published, celebrating Jodie Whittaker's debut as the Thirteenth Doctor. Written by Christel Dee, former presenter of Doctor Who: The Fan Show, and Simon Guerrier...

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Official first look at the women of the new Terminator
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Official First Look at the Women of the New TERMINATOR (from left to right) Natalia Reyes as “Dani Ramos,” Mackenzie Davis as “Grace,” Linda Hamilton as “Sarah Connor”The untitled, in-sequel to James Cameron's original Terminator films will open in UK cinemas November 2019 so for a quick taste of what's to come here's the very first snap from the production. From left to right we have Natalia Reyes as Dani Ramos, M...

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Victor Crowley is back in the swamp for Hatchet 4
Posted on Tuesday 7th August 2018
Cover for Hatchet 4: Victor CrowleyVictor Crowley returns to his swamp in writer/director Adam Green's triumphant return to the helm of his beloved slasher series. One of the stand-out movies of FrightFest 2017. Hatchet 4: Victor Crowley is a hack n' slash movie that all others will try and beat! In 2007, over forty people were brutally torn to pieces in Louisiana's Honey Island Swamp. Over the past decade, lone survivor And...

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Romero's Monkey Shines to get Blu-ray release
Posted on Monday 6th August 2018
Box opening for Monkey Sines Bluray releaseEureka Entertainment to release George A. Romero's terrifyingly twisted thriller, Monkey Shines on Blu-ray in the UK as part of the Eureka Classics range, in a Dual Format (Blu-ray and DVD) edition from 8th October presented with a Limited Edition O Card slipcase for the first print run only. We all know Romero was the man who unleashed Night of the Living Dead, but this tight,...

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Get ready to Take Shelter in September
Posted on Monday 30th July 2018
Take Shelter coverHollywood favourites Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain star in the highly acclaimed, mesmerising psychological thriller Take Shelter which is set for a deluxe UK Limited Edition Blu-ray release courtesy of Second Sight on 3rd September. Directed by Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special) this gripping, edge of seat drama earned plaudits on its cinema release and now arrives in stunning high definition, with n...

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Prepare as Mars Attacks! is back.
Posted on Wednesday 25th July 2018
Mars Attacks first coverDynamite Entertainment and Topps are ready to protect the world from those crazy green aliens once again as writer Kyle Starks (Rick and Morty, Rock Candy Mountain) and artist Chris Schweizer (The Creeps, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) bring you the face melting experience of a lifetime with Mars Attacks! this October! "Mars Attacks! is coming back to comic stands and I'm thrilled to be a part of it," s...

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First image from Shane Black's, The Predator
Posted on Friday 20th July 2018
The Predator in Twentith Century Fox’s THE PREDATOR. Photo Credit: Kimberley French.The hunt begins... First revealed last night to a packed-out Hall H, Twentieth Century Fox presented the brand new San Diego Comic-Con poster and image for Shane Black's highly anticipated The Predator (Photo Credit: Kimberley French.) Starring Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Ster...

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Coming soon from producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord
Posted on Wednesday 18th July 2018
Well, here it is, the new trailer from producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord. We don't really know much else except its out later in the year! Let us know what you think over at our social channels.

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88 Films pays tribute to the late great Umberto Lenzi with a mega-edition of his all-time terror classic, Eyeball!
Posted on Tuesday 17th July 2018
Cover image and contents of 88 Films release EyeballLong since regarded as an underrated name among the top tier Italian terror directors, Umberto Lenzi sadly left us just one year ago. Fans should rejoice as 88 Films have been preparing the ultimate edition of what is widely regarded as his most mesmerising horror hit - the 1975 stalk 'n' slash shocker Eyeball! In this eerie bout of blood-splashed brilliance, a tour bus ...

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Production begins on the feature film, Rabid!
Posted on Tuesday 17th July 2018
Jen and Sylvia Soska directors of RabidCanadian production company Back 40 Pictures announced today that production has begun in the Greater Toronto Area on the feature film Rabid. Written and Directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska (Dead Hooker in A Trunk, American Mary) and John Serge. Rabid stars Laura Vandervoort (Jigsaw) as Rose a demure seamstress who goes through a radical transformation after electing for plastic surgery...

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88 Films raises the splatter movie stakes with Italian gore classic Amazonia!
Posted on Sunday 15th July 2018
Amazonia Blu-ray coverFans of the video nasty era rocked along to the flesh-feasting greatness of Cannibal Holocaust (1980) and Cannibal Ferox (1981) - but the BBFC were fast to ban such shockers outright, only adding to their controversial legacy. As a result, when Amazonia - also known as White Slave and (wait for it) Cannibal Holocaust 2 - arrived on the horror scene in 1985, no one dared to submit it to t...

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Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning Original Motion Picture Soundtrack details
Posted on Friday 13th July 2018
Friday the 13th Part 5 OST CoverWaxwork Records has announced Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Harry Manfredini. For the fifth soundtrack installment of the beloved slasher-horror franchise, the Friday The 13th crew reeled back in composer Harry Manfredini to score "A New Beginning" in 1985. Waxwork collaborated closely with composer Manfredini to release the complete and...

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Celebrate Scala Cinema 1978-1993 with this superb new book from FAB Press
Posted on Wednesday 11th July 2018
Scala book from FAB PressScala Cinema 1978-1993 is an in-depth and entertaining guide to the history of this legendary London repertory cinema, featuring the complete collection of all 178 iconic monthly programmes. These tell their own unique story about culture and society during a post-punk/pre-internet period of significant change. From its deep roots in the former site of an ancient concert hall and theatre in Fitzr...

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Nick Setchfield's debut novel, The War in the Dark to be released soon.
Posted on Wednesday 4th July 2018
Cover for The War in the Dark Place From SFX's features editor Nick Setchfield comes a dazzlingly, genre-defying debut that fuses together thriller and speculative fantasy with historical fiction to create a page turning adventure that reads like Neil Gaiman creating Indiana Jones. Europe. 1963. And the true Cold War is fought on the borders of this world, at the edges of the light. When the assassination of ...

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FrightFest renews New Blood talent search
Posted on Wednesday 4th July 2018
New Blood logo for FrightFest 2018After the success of last year's inaugural New Blood search for new writers in the horror genre, the hunt is on for another batch of scribes to cook up a potent cauldron of original ideas and devilish tales. And the search starts today! New Blood 2 finds FrightFest once again teamed with Giles Edwards of Queensbury Pictures, which aims to find new writers and nurture their project from...

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Ever wondered how The Purge started? Find out on July 4th!
Posted on Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Behind every tradition lies a revolution. On Independence Day, witness the rise of our country's 12 hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation. Coming off the most successf...

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Eli Roth makes it family friendly with The House with a Clock in its Walls
Posted on Sunday 1st July 2018
Eli Roth, the guy responsible for some the most harrowing and brutal horror of the last decade or so has now delivered something for all to enjoy, in the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy facade jolts to life with a secre...

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Horror Channel to be possessed by Shudder on July 6th!
Posted on Sunday 1st July 2018
Shudder LogoHorror film streaming service Shudder will take control of the Horror Channel schedule on Friday 6th July from 9pm to showcase some of the exclusive movies you can find on the service. They've curated an evening of their finest slices of fear to give you a taste of what Shudder has to offer. The quartet of shockers are the celebrated zombie road movie It Stains the Sands Red which stars Brittany Allen, the ca...

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Special edition of the contemporary South Korean classic Hansel And Gretel coming to Blu-ray
Posted on Friday 29th June 2018
Hansel and Gretel Box art for Bluray release from 88 Films88 Films turns its attention to South Korea with a special edition of the remarkable terror title Hansel And Gretel! Originally unleashed in 2007, whereupon it was favourably compared to the nightmarish fairy tale visions of Guillermo Del Toro (most notably his Pan's Labyrinth), this is one of the defining moments of the Korean wave and a horror shocker...

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The most demonic record ever? The Omen soundtrack released on limited edition white vinyl
Posted on Friday 29th June 2018
The Omen Limited Edition white vinyl release pack shotVarese Sarabande has released a limited edition (666 units) demonic white vinyl version of The Omen - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack which is available exclusively on their web site. Each copy of this completely remastered LP release will be hand numbered. The album features Jerry Goldsmith's original score composed for Richard Donner's 1976 horror masterpiece. In The...

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Infinity - A magazine that takes you beyond
Posted on Sunday 24th June 2018
Infinity Magazine Issue 11 coverHorror Channel loves sci-fi and cult TV (have you checked out our Sci-Fi Zone weekdays from 6pm?) and film and Infinity Magazine covers the best shows and movies past, present and future. Marvel's super-hero Avengers may be all the rage these days, but back in the day the genuine article for most of us was John Steed and Emma Peel, The Avengers in one of Britain's most eccentric and co...

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The latest from Pascal Laugier, Incident in a Ghostland
Posted on Sunday 24th June 2018
Incident in a Ghostland Blu-ray cover From director Pascal Laugier, who in 2008 shocked audiences around the world with his gruelling genre game-changer Martyrs, comes Incident in a Ghostland - a terrifying excursion into abject horror filled with creepy antique dolls, murderous maniacs and thrilling jump scares. The subject of a brutal home invasion along with her mother and sister several years ago, horror ...

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Jack the Knife! Issue 193 of Dark Side Magazine is out now
Posted on Saturday 23rd June 2018
The DarkSide Magazine issue 193 cover, Jack the RipperIssue 193 of The Dark Side Magazine is in stores now and as usual is a ripping read, literally, since it concentrates on screen depictions of the grisly exploits of Jack the Ripper! Beginning with the silent era and moving right through to such movies as Time After Time it dissects cinemas obsession with one of the world's greatest and most disturbing unsolv...

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New Hemlock Horror Companion - Hammer on Television
Posted on Saturday 23rd June 2018
Hammer on TV bookazine cover from Hemlock BooksBrand new to the Hemlock Horror Companion series of titles comes Hammer on Television, and we're not talking about Hammer movies on the small screen either. From Tales of Frankenstein to Hammer House of Horror and beyond, Bruce Hallenbeck looks in depth at Hammer's various attempts to break into the world of small screen thrills, first in 1958 and then finally in the 1980...

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Leigh Whannell's Upgrade gets a release date and trailer
Posted on Thursday 21st June 2018
Not Man. Not Machine. More. Fancy a hyper violent vision of the future from the producers of Get Out and The Purge, and the creator of Saw and Insidious? Well, Leigh Whannell's Upgrade is for you. After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will "upgrade" his body. The cure - an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM - gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those wh...

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The Nun - The official teaser trailer is here!
Posted on Wednesday 20th June 2018
The Conjuring movies and their Annabelle spin-offs have already delivered some cool moments of paranormal terror but none seem to be as anticipated as the latest from this chilling universe, The Nun. When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order's unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorize...

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Meet tough-as-nails monster-fighter Pamela Evans this September in MCMLXXV
Posted on Tuesday 19th June 2018
Cover for MCMLXXV being released this September from Image Fan favorite writer Joe Casey (Sex, New Lieutenants of Metal) and artist Ian MacEwan come together to weave modern mythology for a new generation in the forthcoming MCMLXXV launching this September. "This series is all about creating brand new iconography," said Casey. "It's about creating a new kind of folk hero that speaks to where we all are right now...

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This one will keep you awake all night! Bad Dreams is getting the special edition treatment.
Posted on Monday 18th June 2018
Bad Dreams Blu-ray cover from 88 FilmsYou would need to have been living in a bubble not to have encountered the Freddy Krueger phenomenon that took over the world in the 1980s. However, a number of movies also followed the A Nightmare On Elm Street boom with similar tales of dream-stalkers and surrealist scares - and chief among them was Bad Dreams which also boasted a big budget and bombastic special effects! F...

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Get out and get Get Out! OST now available on vinyl.
Posted on Friday 15th June 2018
Get Out Original Soundtrack cover imageWaxwork Records has announced the release of the Get Out Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music By Michael Abels. Written and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out is the critically acclaimed 2017 American horror film starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams. The film received numerous accolades and won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. It was also nominated for Best Pictu...

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Are you brave enough to enter the bunker? It Lives soon on DVD
Posted on Thursday 14th June 2018
Cover for the DVD release for it LivesAn isolated nuclear bunker - called Plethura - deep, deep underground. A scientist tasked with maintaining the subterranean centre in readiness for an impending strike, is all alone, apart from an omnipresent computer, Arthur. But is there something else there? When lone expert, Roy, is left isolated, hundreds of feet below the surface with no communication with the outside world an...

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Graham Humphreys' beautiful artwork for FrightFest 2018 revealed
Posted on Thursday 14th June 2018
FrightFest Logo 2018Team FrightFest has finally revealed Graham Humphreys' anticipated poster for this year's event. The stunning artwork for this year's annual Bank Holiday event, the UK's largest celebration of genre cinema, taking place at Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema between Thursday August 23rd and Monday August 27th. For Graham, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Sh...

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This movie scared the daylights out of Stephen King, prepare for The Changeling
Posted on Wednesday 13th June 2018
The Changeling blu-ray coverCited as a huge influence by renowned film-makers including Martin Scorsese and Alejandro Amenabar and lauded by horror aficionados and audiences alike, The Changeling is one of the most chilling horrors of all time and now it arrives in a brand new restored version for the first time on Blu-ray, featuring stunning newly commissioned artwork by Christopher Shy. One of the last classic horror ...

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The End of the F***ing World star Jessica Barden hides out in brand new picture from Habit
Posted on Tuesday 12th June 2018
The End of the F***ing World star Jessica Barden hides out in brand new picture from HABITFrom director Simeon Halligan (White Settlers, Splintered) and based on the cult novel by Stephen McGeagh, Habit is a blood-drenched and intense claustrophobic film set in the underbelly of Manchester starring Jessica Barden from the hit Netflix show The End of the F***ing World and Showtime's horror drama series Penny Dreadful....

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David Tennant is the Bad Samaritan
Posted on Friday 8th June 2018
One bad night - one bad decision- can haunt you forever. Misfits and Mute star Robert Sheehan goes up against Jessica Jones and Doctor Who's David Tennant, here on sensationally nasty form, Bad Samaritan is a white-knuckle home invasion thriller from the producers of Independence Day. Directed by Dean Devlin, the producer of the Independence Day films, and written by Brandon Boyce (who scripted the gripping Stephen King adaptation Apt Pupil), the movie promises to show Tennant in a totally different light. Struggling photographer Sean Falco (Sheehan), who funds his lifestyle with ...

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Halloween - Brand new trailer has finally arrived
Posted on Friday 8th June 2018
Finally, its here, the first full trailer for Halloween! Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Master of horror John Carpenter is the executive producer and serving as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema's current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum (Get Out, Split, The Purge, Paranormal Activity). Inspired by Carpenter's classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green...

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FrightFest and Horror Channel renew their sponsor partnership
Posted on Thursday 7th June 2018
Horror Channel logoHorror Channel and FrightFest have agreed a one-year partnership deal, which sees the UK's No.1 TV destination for genre fans become the Broadcast Sponsor for the country's biggest and most popular horror and fantasy film festival. The agreement means that the CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International - UK owned channel continues its long-standing relationship with the festival, ...

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Now That's What I Call Adult Babies Vol 1!
Posted on Wednesday 6th June 2018
Image of the 7 Inche release After Midnight from Mad Jack and the HattersAs the world waits, well the UK anyway, for the release of Dominic Brunt's cult classic in the making, Attack of the Adult Babies, you can get your hands (and ears) on a slice of music from the movie! A double A-Side with the track, After Midnight from the movie Attack Of The Adult Babies with Better Run from another Brunt movie, Bait pressed on high qual...

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Primal fear and folk horror combine in new movie, Dogged
Posted on Tuesday 5th June 2018
Dogged DVD coverDogged is the debut film from director Richard Rowntree, a disturbing folk horror that taps into our primal fear of what lurks in the woods. When ten-year-old Megan Lancaster meets a grizzly and untimely end, Sam returns to the remote tidal island where he grew up to attend the funeral. A testing relationship with his parents, a reunion with his estranged girlfriend, and a cryptic message from the is...

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Zenescope to premiere "Revenge of Wonderland" at San Diego Comic Con
Posted on Tuesday 5th June 2018
Cover for the Zenescope release Revenge of WonderlandAfter a three year hiatus, Zenescope's smash hit series returns with Revenge of Wonderland. The first issue will be released at San Diego Comic Con and hit shelves at comic book retailer shops in late July. Zenescope's Wonderland series became a breakout sensation for the young publishing house back in 2007 with its original title: Return to Wonderland. The company went on to publi...

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The Walking Dead 15th Anniversary box set news!
Posted on Tuesday 5th June 2018
The Walking Dead 15th Anniversary SetImage Comics/Skybound has announced a special The Walking Dead 15th Anniversary Box Set stuffed with over 3,300 pages of Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's walkers, Survivors, Saviors and a barbwire bat named Lucille-just in time for readers to enjoy in the days leading up to this year's The Walking Dead Day on Saturday, October 13th. "I can't quite believe it's been 15 years. This is an a...

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Grimmfest releases first batch of festival passes and announces special guest Barbara Crampton for this year's festival in October
Posted on Monday 4th June 2018
Image of Barbara CramptonUK genre film festival Grimmfest is delighted to announced that this year's 10th Anniversary festival will take place at the ODEON Manchester Great Northern, 4th-7th October. Their special guest will be actress and horror genre icon Barbara Crampton. Renowned for her roles in cult classics such as Re-Animator and From Beyond, Barbara continues to be a major figure in contemporary genre cinema, appearing ...

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Important changes to Freeview
Posted on Friday 1st June 2018
Freeview logoChanges are being made to the way some channels are broadcast on Freeview. You may need to retune your TV equipment to continue watching programmes when these take place in your area. If you need help with this or retuning doesn't restore your channels, see below or call the Freeview Advice Line free on 0808 100 0288. You may be eligible for free in-home support, including aerial work if needed. Why is this ...

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Collectible Doctor Who vinyl during HMV vinyl week
Posted on Thursday 31st May 2018
Starting on June 8th, Vinyl Week at your local HMV promises to have something for every collector, then on the 16th a selection of special releases will be unveiled and will be available only in store which includes a special coloured vinyl, Doctor Who - Infamy of the Zaross. Part of the Tenth Doctor Adventures, this Doctor Who story features the voices of David Tennant and Billie Piper as the Doctor a...

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Jamie Foxx to star in new Spawn movie!
Posted on Wednesday 30th May 2018
Jamie Foxx with Todd McFarlaneJamie Foxx is set to play the titular character in Todd McFarlane's forthcoming Blumhouse Productions adaptation of Spawn. This newest adaptation - a gritty, R-rated reimagining - marks Image President, co-founder and Spawn creator, Todd McFarlane's film directorial debut. McFarlane is also on board as screenwriter and co-producer with Blumhouse. "There are five or six moments where I'm goi...

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The Lodgers are getting ready to be released
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2018
Starring Charlotte Vega, David Bradley, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon and Roisin Murphy, The Lodgers is a classic ghost story about orphaned twins who live on a crumbling estate in 1920s rural Ireland. Though Isolated, Rachel (Vega) and Edward (Milner) are not alone, for they share the house with sinister unseen entities that forbid them from leaving. When the arrival of a troubled war veteran (Simon) sparks a sexual awakening...

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Thumbs up! The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on vinyl
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2018
For the first time ever on vinyl, the first five BBC radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy are heading for a turntable near you. Pre-orders for this limited run of the first volume went live 25th May, affectionately called 'Towel Day' by fans of the Douglas Adams series. The first volume - Primary Phase - is out on 24th August 2018 and features a sleeve note by author Neil Gaiman, who will also sign the 500 excl...

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You're gonna need a bigger can of bug spray! It Came from the Desert coming to DVD
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2018
If, like some of us at Horror, were a child of the 70s and 80s you were brought up on BBC 2 horror movie double-bills and witnessed the explosion of computers in the home. One of the best games, ever was It Came from the Desert in 1989 from Cinemaware. Mainly inspired by the classic movie Them! from 1954 it pitted you against mutated ants. Now, an action-packed monster movie inspired by this cult classic video...

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Doctor Who vinyl exclusive to Sainsbury's
Posted on Sunday 27th May 2018
Demon Records and Big Finish alongside with Sainsbury's are giving Doctor Who fans a chance to get their hands on an out-of-this-world piece of vinyl. Doctor Who - Energy of The Daleks is a numbered, limited edition of 1500, blue vinyl release starring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Lousie Jameson as Leela The Doctor and Leela find themselves in the middle of London at the time of a new energy crisis. The GlobeShpere Corpor...

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Umberto Lenzi's Cannibal Ferox gets 2K restoration release thanks to Shameless
Posted on Thursday 17th May 2018
Nearly a decade after initiating the genre with Man From Deep River, director Umberto Lenzi gives the final word on the Italian gut-muncher with his ferocious flesh-feasting masterpiece Cannibal Ferox. To lay to rest the 'myth' of tribal cannibalism, PhD student Gloria (Lorraine De Selle) journeys to the Amazon jungle but things soon go awry when her party encounters sadistic cocaine cowboy Mike (Giovanni Lombardo Radic...

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Dare you journey to The Mountain of the Cannibal God?
Posted on Wednesday 16th May 2018
Shameless invites you on the trip of a lifetime - journey to The Mountain of the Cannibal God for sun, wildlife and... gut-munching natives! You might just never come home... Ursula Andress (The 10th Victim) goes under attack from the Green Inferno as she travels to the jungles of New Guinea in search of her husband, a scientist who's vanished in the untamed wilderness. Soon the poisonous spiders and deadly snakes...

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A Habit worth getting into
Posted on Tuesday 15th May 2018
From director Simeon Halligan (White Settlers, Splintered) and based on the cult novel by Stephen McGeagh, Habit is a blood-drenched and intense claustrophobic film set in the underbelly of Manchester starring Jessica Barden from the hit Netflix show The End of the F****ing World and Showtime's horror drama series Penny Dreadful. This shocking, visceral and, very often, twisted tale also stars Elliot James Langridge...

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Craven's Mind Ripper getting HD release from 88 Films
Posted on Monday 14th May 2018
Every horror fan that is worth a pint of blood knows very well that Wesley Earl Craven created one of the all-time greatest fright films in 1977's timeless terror-piece The Hills Have Eyes. Following up his trendsetting The Last House On The Left (1972), Craven crafted a chiller that is largely seen as a gore game-changer - channelling cannibalism, family conflict and bone-crunching jump-scares. However what few ...

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First ever Fractured Visions Film Festival unveils poster and dates
Posted on Friday 11th May 2018
Fractured Visions Film Festival is headed up by filmmaker Phil Escott (Cruel Summer) and genre academic Dr. Mikel J. Koven (La Dolce Morte), and is a celebration of all things horror. The festival has been designed to help spotlight both emerging talent within the horror genre and those who have helped build it. Over two days, Fractured Visions will be showing eight new feature films and two clas...

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Laura Vandervoort will lead the cast for remake of Cronenberg's classic, Rabid
Posted on Friday 11th May 2018
Clay Epstein's Film Mode Entertainment has announced that Laura Vandervoort (JIGSAW) will lead the cast on their newest feature, Rabid, a remake of the 1977 David Cronenberg film of the same name. Horror fans already know that the "Twisted Twins" aka, the Soska Sisters (American Mary, Dead Hooker In A Trunk) are directing. Rabid, written by Jen and Sylvia Soska and John Serge will have a modern and relevant spin from the woman'...

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Roll up. Roll up! Killer Klowns From Outer Space: Reimagined coming to download and CD.
Posted on Thursday 10th May 2018
Varese Sarabande Records will release Killer Klowns From Outer Space: Reimagined , a new recording of the soundtrack digitally on May 18th and on CD May 25. The album features the film's original synth score re-imagined by composer John Massari, performed by the 30-piece Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, with a special guest appearance by composer Bear McCreary playing the accordion and hurdy gurdy. As a special treat, The Dick...

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The First Doctor is back and this time it's war!
Posted on Thursday 10th May 2018
The First Doctor is back in action, well on audio anyway as Peter Purves reads Doctor Who: Men of War, an original adventure featuring the First Doctor, Steven and Sara, set in the First World War. "The Battle of the Somme is the pivotal moment of this conflict... History hinges on it!" It's the start of August 1916, and war is raging on the battlefields of France. In the front line trenches, British soldiers are vanishi...

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Prepare yourself for the Attack of the Adult Babies' stunning artwork!
Posted on Sunday 6th May 2018
Nucleus Films have released the stunning new artwork created exclusively by the legendary graphic artist Graham Humphreys for the slipcase 1-1000 numbered limited edition Blu-ray of Dominic Brunt's Attack of the Adult Babies, which is being released nationwide on June 11. And, in further good news for genre fans, HMV will be racking the limited Edition Blu-ray in their "Special Editio...

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Before the City, Kristen Davis entered the Doom Asylum!
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018
If you thought Sex and the City 2 was a stomach-churner, you ain't seen nothing yet! Long before playing one of Carrie Bradshaw's best gal pals, actress Kristen Davis found herself up against an altogether different kind of horror in 1987's Doom Asylum: a riotous mix of gore, gags and goth girl groups galore! When a group of horny teens wind up on the grounds of a creepy abandoned asylum, they think they've found ...

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Party like it's 1982 with Grimmfest on May 27th
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018
Grimmfest are mad about horror on the big screen, and few decades have provided more cult classics than the 1980s. For their next event on May 27th Grimmfest celebrates some gems of 1982. The event kicks off with a special pre-release screening of remastered British cult classic, Xtro, following this with a tribute to the late great George A. Romero, Creepshow. Then they take the temperature down with John Carpenter's a...

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All together at last, every episode of The Twilight Zone in one box-set
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018
"There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man, it is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination it's an area which we call... The Twilight Zone." Created by the legendary and v...

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More gothic terror coming from Hex Studios, Automata
Posted on Saturday 28th April 2018
Hot on the heels of their black and white Noir,More gothic horror The Black Gloves, director Lawrie Brewster and writer Sarah Daly are back with another slice of Gothic horror. Automata, the fifth feature from the duo, is a lavish affair with a vibrant colour palette that harks back to the giallos of Argento and Bava. The film tells the story of an antiques expert sent to authenticate a three-hundred-year-old clockwork doll ...

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Important news for Sky viewers, Horror and Horror+1 are moving!
Posted on Saturday 28th April 2018
Fans of Horror Channel and Horror Channel+1 on the Sky platform take note, your favourite destinations for all things scary are on the move! From Tuesday May 1st Horror Channel moves up to Sky channel 317 and Horror Channel+1 moves up to 318. So don't miss out on our UK TV premieres in May and make sure you tell your fiends, sorry, we meant friends all about us!

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Sharpen your pencils ready to colour the goriest illustrations ever!
Posted on Saturday 28th April 2018
Just when you thought it was safe to pack your coloured pencils away, creator Alan Robert returns with The Beauty of Horror: Ultimate Nightmare, Deluxe Coloring Set. Get your claws around twelve oversized illustrations that you can colour and frame from the bestselling horror series. Each 12" x 12" MONSTER-sized print allows for an even more fun colouring experience with its large spaces and one-sided, deluxe colouring format. This ...

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Can you stomach Xtro?
Posted on Friday 27th April 2018
Part E.T., part Alien, British horror classic Xtro is one of the strangest, most shocking exploitation flicks to land on earth during the video nasty heyday. A film that narrowly avoided inclusion and prosecution on the original nasties list, threw in buckets of blood and gore and some of the most outlandish plot twists of the VHS era to create a truly memorable horror classic. Now it makes its arrival for the first time on Blu-r...

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Does your face need a hug(ger)?!
Posted on Friday 27th April 2018
Need a hug? Eaglemoss Hero Collector proudly presents its first full, the latest eerie instalment in the Alien & Predator Figurine Collection. First introduced in Ridley Scott's iconic Alien, this creepy critter was given terrifying focus in James Cameron's classic feature Aliens. The Facehugger has evolved with a single purpose, to find a living host for a Chestburster embryo, and is equipped with bony, finger-like legs, a lo...

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The perfect book if you like your cinema on the strange side!
Posted on Friday 27th April 2018
It isn't every film that features man-eating zombie sushi. But for those searching for just that and more strange things in their viewing queue, this film guide is for you! Organized by genre, including comedy, horror, action, drama, fantasy, and sci-fi, The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema offers 300 reviews of genre films from all over the world, 160 photos, and exclusive interviews and quotes from the people behind s...

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Sharknado 5 - a movie that lands you in the drink, literally!
Posted on Thursday 26th April 2018
To celebrate the latest in the comedy-horror-disaster film franchise, UK distributor Tribal Films has partnered with Northern Monk Brew Co. to produce a limited edition Sharknado themed beer, with unique flavour and packaging. The special "Sharks Blood and Sea Salt IPA", made with blood orange, is available across the UK and Europe. Northern Monk, homed in a Grade II listed mill in Leeds, is known to produce season...

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Fear comes home as Insidious 4: The Last Key arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and Download
Posted on Thursday 26th April 2018
Acclaimed horror producers James Wan (The Conjuring, Annabelle) and Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity franchise) return for the fourth installment from Blumhouse of the Insidious-franchise, along with fan-favorites Lin Shaye in her iconic role as Elise Rainier, and Leigh Whannell and Angus Sampson as the ghost-hunting duo Specs and Tucker. In Insidious 4: The Last Key, Elise must face her past to confront the most persona...

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David Tennant turns into the Bad Samaritan later this year.
Posted on Wednesday 25th April 2018
One bad night - one bad decision - can haunt you forever. Misfits and Mute star Robert Sheehan goes up against Jessica Jones and Doctor Who's David Tennant, here on sensationally nasty form, in a white-knuckle home invasion thriller from the producers of Independence Day, Bad Samaritan. Struggling photographer Sean Falco (Sheehan), who funds his lifestyle with a sideline in burglary, thinks he has hit the jackpot when he break...

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Dare you experience the madness and mania of Gifted?
Posted on Wednesday 25th April 2018
In the tradition of Oldboy, I Saw The Devil and Chaser comes one of South Korea's most mesmerising stories of madness and mania that is not for a squeamish - do not say you were not warned...! There is little doubting that the tension between North and South has led to some of strongest cinematic achievements of recent years. Indeed, the South Korean wave, with its stories of battle-scarred testosterone, living-for-the-moment ...

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Pacific Rim Uprising is coming home!
Posted on Thursday 19th April 2018
Ten years after the events of the first film, the Kaiju return in Pacific Rim Uprising with a new deadly threat that reignites the conflict between these otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and Jaegers, the human-piloted super-machines that were built to vanquish them. Pacific Rim Uprising arrives on Digital on July 16, 2018, with 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, Steelbook and On Demand available on July 30 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Building on the striking visual world created in the first film, Pacific Rim Uprising features a next-generation battleground comp...

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New label from 101 Films
Posted on Thursday 19th April 2018
101 Films are seeking out cult and catalogue films and promising to give them the best releases possible. With their new Black Label, 101 Films is curating a numbered series of dual format limited editions, complete with original artwork and newly-commissioned extras. The Black Label is dedicated to fully doing justice to the very best cult and classic films from some of cinema's most renowned direct...

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - New trailer
Posted on Wednesday 18th April 2018
It's been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who's still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the ...

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Time to discover The Secret of Marrowbone
Posted on Friday 13th April 2018
From the writer of The Orphanage and team behind Pan's Labyrinth and A Monster Calls comes The Secret of Marrowbone. Out in cinemas on Friday 13th July, The Secret of Marrowbone stars George Mackay, Anya Taylor-Joy and Charlie Heaton. Four siblings seek refuge in an old home after the death of their mother, only to discover that the house has another, more sinister, inhabitant, in this haunting directorial debut from Sergio G. Sanchez, screenwriter of The Orphanage and The Impossible. So, here's a treat for you all this Friday the 13th, the brand new trailer for this awesome looking...

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Terrifier score now on vinyl, but is it Art?!
Posted on Wednesday 11th April 2018
A hair-raising homage to the grindhouse slashers of the 70s and early 80s, Terrifier has been unleashed onto DVD and Digital HD thanks to Signature Entertainment. Set to haunt nightmares for many years to come, the movie concerns a killer, Art, an unstoppable force who will slay anyone who gets in his way - and he doesn't go easy on the grue. Now ForeverMidnight have released a special edition vinyl of the mo...

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Ghost Stories OST is ready to haunt your stereo
Posted on Wednesday 11th April 2018
Experience a soundrack to three spine-tingling tales of terror as Ghost Stories - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is ready to be unleashed. The movie concerns a debunker of all things paranormal, Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman) who has devoted his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans on his own television show. His skepticism is put to the test, when he receives a file of th...

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The music will float too! Stephen King's IT Original Television Motion Picture Soundtrack splashes onto vinyl
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2018
Waxwork Records will present the deluxe debut vinyl release of Stephen King's IT Original Television Motion Picture Soundtrack. Over a year in the making, Waxwork has worked closely with Warner Bros., author Stephen King, and composer Richard Bellis to deliver a stunning triple LP set featuring the complete soundtrack from the original 1990 TV mini-series. SHARE: READ MORE
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the woods... Grizzly is coming for you!
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2018
After the success of Jaws in 1975, the carnage-packed copycats came thick and fast, but none is more fondly remembered than the teeth-bearing brilliance of Grizzly, which stormed a path across grindhouse theatres worldwide and left many an audience shell-shocked by its nature-run-amok intensity! Starring the late, great violence-veteran Christopher George (City Of The Living Dead/Pieces) as a forest ranger with...

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The Meg finally reaches shore!
Posted on Tuesday 10th April 2018
Jason Statham and Li Bingbing star in the science fiction action thriller The Meg, directed by Jon Turteltaub. A movie which seems to have been around for so long now I even thought I'd missed it at the cinema! Rounding out the international main cast are Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, Page Kennedy, Jessica McNamee, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Robert Taylor, Sophia Shuya Cai, Masi Oka and Cliff Curtis. A deep-sea submersible - ...

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Abel Ferrara's The Addiction is coming for you!
Posted on Monday 9th April 2018
The mid-nineties were a fertile period for the vampire movie. Big-name stars such as Tom Cruise and Eddie Murphy flocked to the genre, as did high-calibre filmmakers like Francis Ford Coppola, veterans Wes Craven and John Landis, independents Michael Almereyda and Jeffrey Arsenault, and up-and-comers Quentin Tarantino and Guillermo del Toro. Amid the fangs and crucifixes, Abel Ferrara reunited with his King of New York st...

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For the very first time, the definitive history of Amicus Productions is now available
Posted on Monday 9th April 2018
Amicus was founded by two Americans, Milton Subotsky and Max Rosenberg, and the story of its rise and fall is a fascinating one that has never been told in as full detail as it is in this important new film book. Amicus - The Friendly Face of Fear tells the complete story of Amicus's 20 year creative period, starting with 50s rock musicals and charting its rise through Dr. Who movies and horror anthologies and preh...

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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark returns to comics this July
Posted on Thursday 5th April 2018
Dynamite Entertainment has to announced that they've partnered with one of the most well-known pop culture icons of all time, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark to produce a new line of comic books and graphic novels. New tales of the gothic beauty with the razor-sharp wit from writer David Avallone (Bettie Page, Twilight Zone) and artist Dave Acosta (Doc Savage) will be making their way to comic shops this ...

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Grab a look as some 5 star Lowlife in May
Posted on Thursday 5th April 2018
Bloody. Brutal. Brilliant. Just three words I used to try and tell everyone at Horror Channel FrightFest 2017 about how incredibly brilliant the movie Lowlife was. Directed with huge confidence and style by first timer Ryan Prows and littered with a cast, which includes a career best performance from Nicki Micheaux, are as strong as the inventive script, the film starts as a Grindhouse/Tarantino mash-up and then desce...

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Hex Studios have prepared The Black Gloves
Posted on Wednesday 4th April 2018
Hex Studios have announced the VOD and DVD release of their chilling horror noir, The Black Gloves. This latest offering from Director/Writer duo Lawrie Brewster and Sarah Daly sees the return of the Owlman, the iconic villain and viral sensation first seen in their acclaimed debut feature Lord of Tears. The Black Gloves tells the story of a psychologist obsessed with the disappearance of his young patie...

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Grimmfest announces awards ahead of anniversary festival
Posted on Tuesday 3rd April 2018
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Grimmfest, the Manchester based genre festival is pleased to announce the first Grimmfest Awards, a new scheme to celebrate the very best genre titles selected for the annual festival and the creative teams behind them. This year's Grimmfestfestival takes place in Manchester UK from the 4th-7th October and the award winners will be announced at the end of the festival. "We are l...

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The Doctor is back on CD and about time!
Posted on Friday 30th March 2018
Premiering in September 2015, the ninth series of Doctor Who featured Peter Capaldi in the title role in his sophomore season as television's favourite time traveller. Thanks to Silva Screen Records This all encompassing four part collection from Silva Screen Records features general cues on discs one and two, the complete score from the episode Heaven Sent on disc three and on disc four the Christmas Special, The Husbands Of ...

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Autopsy gets special Record Store Day release on Arrow Records
Posted on Friday 30th March 2018
Arrow Records will present the original soundtrack to Armando Crispino's nightmarish giallo thriller, Autopsy (Macchie solari) as a special edition for Record Store Day 2018. Previously unpublished on vinyl, this is one of legendary composer Ennio Morricone's most uncompromisingly experimental scores, which largely eschews the lounge jazz sounds often associated with the giallo genre in favour of dissonant imp...

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Helen Mirren owns The House That Ghosts Built
Posted on Thursday 29th March 2018
Inspired by the unnerving true events surrounding the Winchester House, Lionsgate UK has announced that Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built starring Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren will be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD from Monday 28th May. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), the eccentric firearm hei...

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Dominic Brunt's outrageous horror satire Attack Of The Adult Babies gets UK release
Posted on Thursday 29th March 2018
The safety pins are off as Emmerdale actor and director Dominic Brunt and his producing partner actress/writer Joanne Mitchell (Before Dawn and Bait) bring us a satirical and sexy shocker unlike anything ever seen before. World premiered at FrightFest, Attack Of The Adult Babies has been described as disgusting, depraved, brave, bonkers, brilliant and quintessentially British in its humour and depravity. As Brunt and Mitchel...

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Classic anthology Nightmares coming to Blu-ray
Posted on Tuesday 27th March 2018
From director Joseph Sargant (The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three) comes horror anthology Nightmares, released on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK. A pack of cigarettes, a video game, a pick-up truck and a stately colonial home are key elements in four supernatural tales of terror, starring Emilio Estevez (Young Guns), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Cristina Raines (The Sentinel), Veronica Cartwright (Alien) and Richard Mas...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation returns to comics in new miniseries!
Posted on Tuesday 27th March 2018
After the stellar success of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Mirror Broken, which introduced the alternate "Mirror" villainous version of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew to comics, and the excitement around the upcoming five-week mega-event Star Trek: The Next Generation: Through The Mirror, IDW now returns to the original, or "prime", universe this August in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Terra Incogni...

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88 Films unleashes two terrifying treats in stunning HD restorations!
Posted on Tuesday 20th March 2018
Despite a street date of July 9th, Alfred Sole's sublime scare-fest Alice Sweet Alice is shipping from the 88 Films web site NOW! And that is not all they have planned this month as the old VHS favourite The Bone Yard makes a blistering comeback in horrific HD! The slasher film phenomenon had barely begun to find its feet when, in 1976, New Jersey based director Alfred Sole (Pandemonium) put a definitive mark on the f...

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Are you ready for the next Sharknado?
Posted on Tuesday 20th March 2018
The legendary comedy-horror-disaster franchise is back and bigger than ever! With much of North America lying in ruins, the rest of the world braces for the inevitable: a global sharknado. From London to Asia, South Africa to Mexico, Fin and his family must put a stop to the sharknados once and for all. Marking the latest in this epically entertaining film series, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming stars Tara Reid (American ...

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Dario Argento's Tenebrae gets definitive vinyl release
Posted on Thursday 15th March 2018
Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the complete soundtrack vinyl release of Dario Argento's Tenebrae. Scored by three former members of Goblin in 1982 (Claudio Simonetti, Fabio Pignatelli, and Massimo Morante), the synth driven score makes it's definitive and expanded vinyl debut. Waxwork is excited to offer the most comprehensive version of the soundtrack album on vinyl to one of the most important Giallo films ever made. ...

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Exclusive stills revealed as supernatural horror Quail Hollow enters post-production
Posted on Monday 12th March 2018
Quail Hollow, starring Marcia Do Vales (Ibiza Undead, Heretiks), Peyton Wich (Stranger Things, The Darkest Minds) and Thomas Francis Murphy (The Walking Dead, Mindhunter) recently wrapped a haunting shoot in Louisiana. SHARE: READ MORE
Hitchcock and Herrmann get special release for Record Store Day 2018
Posted on Sunday 11th March 2018
More Record Store Day 2018 news has reached us and fans of the work of Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann are in for a treat. Silva Screen Records will release a Double A Side 7 Inch on transparent amber vinyl containing two pieces of Herrmann's most famous work. Side A contains Prelude/The Nightmare from Vertigo and Side AA has North by Northwest Main Titles, this release is limited to just 1200. ...

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Doctor Who adventures to hit vinyl for Record Store Day 2018
Posted on Saturday 10th March 2018
Demon Records is to release an eclectic collection of records as part of 2018's Record Store Day. The releases, which will be only be available at independent record shops on Record Store Day on Saturday 21st April, contain two that will interest Doctor Who fans; vinyl editions of Doctor Who - City Of Death and Doctor Who - Tomb Of The Cybermen. Doctor Who: City Of Death City Of Death is a classic from 197...

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A crime to be solved by those pesky Meddling Kids!
Posted on Friday 9th March 2018
A nostalgic and wickedly entertaining take on classic pop culture touchstones such as Scooby Doo and the Famous Five shot through with Lovecraftian horror, Meddling Kids subverts the genre to create a modern classic that will delight fans of Grady Hendrix's My Best Friend's Exorcism and cult television programme Stranger Things. A New York Times Bestseller and shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Awards for Horror, Meddling Kids...

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A brand new comic complete with its own soundtrack from Waxwork Records
Posted on Friday 9th March 2018
Waxwork Records and Comics has finally announced the debut issue of Poser. Long thought to be an urban legend in the underground music scene of Redondo Beach, Poser is back to carve a gory slash through the heart of Los Angeles in this brand new multi-issue horror-comic book series! Penned by Matt Miner and illustrated by Clay McCormack, Poser is a brand new punk rock horror-comic series that Steve Niles (30 Days Of Night) ...

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88 Films offers a trilogy of Far Eastern films
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2018
One of the UK's leading labels in cult Oriental awesomeness brings back a pair of classic Hong Kong swordplay shockers in The One Armed Swordsman and The Dragon Missile and introduces British viewers to a contemporary example of the Korean wave in Sea Fog. All three are available from March 26th in tempting special editions! 88 Films seem to have outdone themselves once more with the release of The One Armed Swordsman, t...

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A horror/comedy with a serious message, Kate Herron's Smear.
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2018
Described as "One of the best horror shorts to come out of this year's Frightfest" (LoveHorror) and featured as 'One of the Best Shorts at the 61st London Film Festival' ("Gets more and more sensational with every watch... Pure Genius") by Flickering Myth. Smear is a lube-tastic horror-comedy inspired by Gremlins, Tremors and Little Shop of Horrors, about a woman going in for her first pap-smear test starring in the lead, Sophia D...

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Pyewacket will cast a spell on you this April
Posted on Thursday 8th March 2018
One of the big hits of Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow was the occult chiller Pyewacket. This unnerving and effective movie is from the producers of modern horror classics The Witch and The Void, featuring The Walking Dead's Laurie Holden and Once Upon A Time's Nicole Munoz. After her father dies, teenager Leah (Munoz) is forced, by her unstable mother (Holden), to leave her friends behind and move to a house in the woods....

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Catch Fever on March 12th
Posted on Tuesday 6th March 2018
Fever (once known as Mountain Fever) is the debut feature film from writer and director Hendrik Faller, and was shot in Monnetier-Mornex, a small town in the mountains of Haute-Savoie, France. The movie screened at Horror Channel FrightFest in 2017 where it received a strong reception, described by the Hollywood News as "claustrophobic... a fantastic debut"; as "gripping and chilling" by LiveForFilms; and "an excellent, ...

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The Omega Man OST makes vinyl debut for Record Store Day 2018
Posted on Tuesday 6th March 2018
Record Store Day 2018 is April 21st and the full list of titles has just been announced. A stand out from the 400+ titles this year is from Silva Screen Records, Ron Grainer's music for the classic from 1971, The Omega Man. Limited to 1000 units with each piece numbered this soundtrack is getting its first ever vinyl pressing and housed in heavy duty "paper over board" gatefold sleeve. Charlton Hesto...

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Book of Monsters - Exclusive look at new poster
Posted on Monday 5th March 2018
Those of you lucky enough to make it through the snow to Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow at the weekend were treated to a quick look at Book of Monsters. From the team that brought us The Creature Below a couple of years back, this female lead, action-packed monster movie draws inspiration from the cult horror cinema of the 80s and 90s including such classics as Scream, Gremlins and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. With sick, gory pra...

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Rawhead Rex has never looked better!
Posted on Friday 2nd March 2018
Adapted for the screen by acclaimed horror writer Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed) from his short story of the same name, Rawhead Rex sees a hulking, ancient demon tearing a bloody swathe across the Irish countryside. This, the first of several films to be adapted from Barker's seminal Books of Blood series, Rawhead Rex has garnered a strong cult following over the years - now clawing its way to the surface...

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Dead by Daylight: The Saw Chapter
Posted on Thursday 1st March 2018
Saw fans can now experience the terror of the fear-filled franchise thanks to Starbreeze and Lionsgate as they present Dead by Daylight: The Saw Chapter. In the multi-player survival horror Dead by Daylight you're given a choice. Do you have the stealth, smarts, and discretion to be a Survivor? Or are you a Killer, thirsting for the blood and torment of your victims? As a Survivor your primary objective is to esc...

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Grimmfest 2018 - Early Bird submissions close March 31st
Posted on Thursday 1st March 2018
There's just under a month to go until Early Bird submissions for this years Grimmfest close. The Grimmfest team are on the hunt for the best in brand new horror, sci-fi and fantasy short and feature films to showcase at their 10th edition. Here's what past directors and actors have said about this amazing cinematic celebration of the macabre: "All the films looked and sounded amazing. Talking with ...

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Beyond The Gates - Soundtrack on coloured vinyl!
Posted on Wednesday 28th February 2018
"Welcome, curious viewers...have you the courage to go Beyond The Gates? " Wojciech Golczewski's score for Jackson Stewart's superb indie horror cult film Beyond The Gates is a synth driven homage to the horror music in the early days of VHS. It saw Golczewski getting a 2nd consecutive nomination for the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best Score. For Golczewski fans, who enjoyed his compositions for movies like Tonight She Comes and...

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Dark Beacon - New poster and trailer released
Posted on Wednesday 28th February 2018
In new supernatural horror Dark Beacon, Amy (April Pearson) loves her former colleague Beth with a passion, a relationship they had kept secret. When Beth's devastated husband dies tragically, the widow disappears into seclusion with her young daughter. Tracking down Beth to a remote lighthouse, Amy finds her there, broken, and attempts to re-connect. But before long, they experience strange and terrifying ...

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Doctor Who hits the Target range once more (updated)
Posted on Sunday 25th February 2018
If, like me, you grew up in the 1970s and VHS was yet to be invented, then you had to rely on books to relive your favourite TV and movie moments. For Doctor Who fans, the Target range of novelisations were the only way to catch up and enjoy classic adventures. Now BBC Books have announced the first Target novelisations of Doctor Who's new post-2005 series. For the first time ever, Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat...

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Horror to sponsor Evil Dead event with Grimmfest
Posted on Sunday 25th February 2018
As the third season of Ash Vs Evil Dead will be rolling out on TV screens around the world across March and April, Grimmfest thought it would be good time to do an Evil Dead big screen event. Amazingly they've never played any of the movies at previous Grimmfest events, so this is a first! The Evil Dead (1981), Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn (1987), Army Of Darkness (1992), and finally Evil Dead (2013). Horror Channel is sponsor...

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds - back on tour!
Posted on Thursday 22nd February 2018
One of the most ground-breaking arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds - Alive on Stage is to make its return to arenas throughout the UK in 2018. Nearly 40 years on, based on HG Wells' dark Victorian tale, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains a firm favourite to millions around the world. The show will again feature a stellar cast with Jeff Wayne returning...

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Dawn of the Dead back on wax
Posted on Tuesday 20th February 2018
Waxwork Records have announced the highly anticipated deluxe soundtrack release of George A. Romero's Dawn Of The Dead. Scored by Italian progressive rock group Goblin, and available for the very first time on vinyl in it's entirety, George A. Romero's Dawn Of The Dead marks the latest installment in Waxwork's "Living Dead" soundtrack trilogy. SHARE: READ MORE
Art the Clown is ready for you! Terrifier is coming to DVD and Download
Posted on Thursday 15th February 2018
A hair-raising homage to the grindhouse slashers of the 70s and early 80s, Terrifier is a thrilling, chilling, gory horror that introduces a new murderous icon in the form of Art the Clown, played to perfection by David Howard Thornton. Set to haunt nightmares for many years to come, Art is an unstoppable force who will slay anyone who gets in his way - and he doesn't go easy on the grue. Terrifier's European Premiere to...

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Mom And Dad - New clip
Posted on Thursday 15th February 2018
On Friday 9th March, warped horror-comedy Mom And Dad hits cinemas across the UK and Ireland. Starring Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair, Mom And Dad is written and directed by Brian Taylor. When a mass hysteria of unknown origin causes parents within a quiet suburban town to turn violently on their own children, Carly Ryan (Anne Winters) and brother Josh (Zackary Arthur) have to fight to survive a vicious onslaught from thei...

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A Quite Place - New Trailer
Posted on Tuesday 13th February 2018
"If they hear you...they hunt you!" It has been a while since a movie has generated so much buzz but this new piece from actor/director John Krasinski is making all the right sounds and got a lot of people sitting up and taking notice. In A Quite Place, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. To put it simply,...

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Grimmfest werewolf movie marathon
Posted on Monday 12th February 2018
GrimmfestGrimmfestGrimmfest As Horror brings you Season of the Wolf to your TV screens this February, Grimmfest thought it was high time the celebrated their love of the Lycanthrope. And thus their Werewolves movie marathon was born (somewhat deformed with sharp teeth, claws and fur!) Join us for the classics - An American Werewolf in London, (1981), Dog Soldiers (2002) and The Howling (1981) - with a very special North West premi...

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You can go Beyond the Woods but would you?
Posted on Sunday 11th February 2018
Shot on location in Ireland, Beyond the Woods is billed as a creepy supernatural horror in the same vein as recent Irish genre hits The Hallow and The Canal, with its eerie and grisly tale of an unknown evil. Seven friends meet up in the Irish countryside for a secluded weekend getaway but unfortunately for them, a fiery sinkhole has opened up in the mountains nearby. It's burning hot, spewing out sulphur an...

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The Walking Dead 15th anniversary covers revealed
Posted on Sunday 11th February 2018
Image/Skybound Entertainment has revealed three more in a series of monthly The Walking Dead variant covers featuring art by Bill Sienkiewicz, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the long-running series. These Sienkiewicz variants kick-off the "New World Order" story arc and will run throughout 2018. Revealed below are The Walking Dead #177, The Walking Dead #178, and The Walking Dead #179. This new story arc will introduce all...

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Doctor Who classic stories coming to audio
Posted on Sunday 11th February 2018
World Distributors' Doctor Who Annual was published from 1965 to 1986, and featured text stories and comic strips based on the TV series. It was one of the original must-have items for Doctor Who fans. Six more thrilling stories of adventure in Time and Space from these original Doctor Who Annuals will be released this April on audio. Larger than life and twice as colourful, from the 1960s to the 1980s the stories within the Doc...

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Tiny Tim delivers a Blood Harvest in HD
Posted on Saturday 10th February 2018
On 12th March, 88 Films will release one of the most fan-demanded slice and dice obscurities from the proverbial VHS vaults of throat-cutting carnage - Bill Rebane's 1987 shocker, Blood Harvest. Unleashed at a time when the slasher movie was awash with sequels, Blood Harvest stood out thanks to a lunatic performance from Tiny Tim (the legendary American television personality). Featuring a masked man on the rampage, twi...

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Prepare yourself for the bloodshed of Tokyo Ghoul
Posted on Sunday 4th February 2018
Discover a terrifying new world on your doorstep with a gripping, gory horror based on the best-selling manga. Anime fans and scream junkies alike will savour a twisted dish where the line between good and evil isn't just blurred, but smeared in blood in Tokyo Ghoul. With story and art by Sui Ishida, Tokyo Ghoul was a dark fantasy manga that was serialised in Japan's Weekly Young Jump magazine between 2...

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Vestron lives thanks to Lionsgate
Posted on Sunday 4th February 2018
Lionsgate UK will unleash three classic horrors, The Gate, The Lair of the White Worm and Wishmaster in their ongoing Vestron Collector's Series, restored and remastered on Blu-ray with stacks of great additional content from February 26th. The Gate concerns best friends Glen and Terry who stumble across a mysterious crystalline rock in Glen's backyard, they quickly dig up the newly sodden lawn searchi...

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Get Full Moon fever with this incredible book!
Posted on Sunday 28th January 2018
Charles Band's Full Moon Entertainment was the most remarkable B-movie studio of the 1990s, responsible for a barrage of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror classics during the last true "golden age" of the home video era. From Puppetmaster to Trancers and beyond, Full Moon transformed the VHS experience for fans worldwide, bringing the inner workings of the movie-making process into the living room, and in turn creating a ravenous...

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Death Walks on High Heels soundtrack to get amazing vinyl release
Posted on Sunday 28th January 2018
Arrow Records will present the original soundtrack to Luciano Ercoli's sexy, stylish giallo Death Walks on High Heels on February 23rd in a stunning brand new edition. Scored and conducted by Stelvio Cipriani, a prolific and underrated composer who worked across a variety of genres with directors including Sergio Martino, Jose Larraz and Mario Bava, Death Walks is a majestic giallo soundtrack combining jarring, ...

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A heart-stopping remake? Will you check out the new Flatliners?
Posted on Sunday 21st January 2018
Flatliners (2017 version) is a supernatural thriller which follows five medical students obsessed with what lies beyond the confines of life. They embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. As the investigation becomes more and more perilous, they are forced to confront the sins of...

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Fulci's most macabre splatter movie arrives in HD
Posted on Sunday 21st January 2018
On February 26th, 88 Films presents the late, great Lucio Fulci's legendary feast of feline fear Cat In The Brain in a special edition worth purring over! Few fright-makers achieve quite as much fan adoration as Lucio Fulci and it is not hard to see why. The filmmaker hit a number of horror home-runs during his long and illustrious career - including the censor-scaring video nasty classics Zombie Flesh-Eaters (1979), The Beyond ...

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Sci-Fi stars and fans will beam down to the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton this February
Posted on Sunday 21st January 2018
The Sci-Fi Ball will soon boldly go where no convention has gone before over three days from 2 - 4 February 2018 at the stunning four-star Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton to raise vital funds to help the extraordinary work of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Confirmed guests include Terry Farrell (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Red Dwarf (US) and Becker), Ingrid Oliver (Doctor Who, Peep Show, Watson and Oliver), Gary Graham (Sta...

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Horror Channel FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2018 line-up
Posted on Thursday 11th January 2018
Be prepared to feast on a chilling cornucopia of savage shocks, unsettling surprises and devilish delights as the UK's favourite horror fantasy event returns to the Glasgow Film Festival for its 13th year, from Thursday 1 March to Saturday 3 March 2018. This year's bold line-up, once again housed at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embraces the latest horror, fantasy and sci-fi discoveries from ten countries, spanning f...

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Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson join judges panel for FrightFest and Glasgow Film Festival's 90 Second Film Challenge
Posted on Tuesday 9th January 2018
Ghost Stories writer and director team Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson will join Hex Studio's Lawrie Brewster, FrightFest's Paul McEvoy and Glasgow Film Festival head honcho Allison Gardner on the judge's panel for the FrightFest Glasgow 90 Second Challenge. Aspiring filmmakers living in Scotland are invited to create an entertaining Horror, Sci-Fi or Fantasy film within just 90 seconds. Films must be shot in Scotland by Scottis...

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Grimmfest and Horror Channel bring Wes Craven classics back to the big screen
Posted on Friday 5th January 2018
This January, Grimm Up North and Horror Channel will be celebrating the work of the late great Wes Craven. Join team Grimmfest on the evening of 18th January for a double-bill screening of two highlights from the legendary Elm Street franchise - the original A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and its postmodern sequel, Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), the latter of which will be shown from an original 35mm print. The screeni...

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The games are about to begin again. Jigsaw coming to HE
Posted on Wednesday 3rd January 2018
One of the highest grossing horror franchises of all time is back, taking Jigsaw's signature brand of twisted scenarios to the next level. Yes folks, like it or loath it the Saw franchise gets a sort of a reboot and the infamous Jigsaw killer is back with his own brand of justice. After a series of murders bearing all the markings of the Jigsaw killer, law enforcement find themselves chasing the ghost of a man ...

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