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Posted on Thursday 17th January 2019 On 8 September 1966, visionary futurist Gene Roddenberry introduced the world to a science-fiction TV series that dared to go where none had gone before. Star Trek, with its progressive stance on civil rights, explored not only strange new worlds in the final frontier of space, but also the human condition, revealing the heights to which humans could soar, while exposing the ug...
SHARE: READ MORE The school of very hard knocks is back in Class of 1984
Posted on Thursday 17th January 2019 101 Films will release Class of 1984 (1982), title 007 on their Black Label as a UK Blu-ray debut on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD on 25th February. Visceral and uncompromising, Mark L. Lester's high school thriller is one of the seminal cult movies of the 1980s. Extras include a brand new career-retrospective interview with co-writer Tom Holland, a commentary from the director and interviews with cast and cre...
SHARE: READ MORE Grimmfest presents a 'Bloody Crazy' Double Bill, in association with Horror Channel's January season
Posted on Tuesday 15th January 2019 Grimmfest has announced 'Bloody Crazy', a double bill screening of specially selected movies in association with Horror Channel. Taking place at The Plaza Stockport, on January 24th from 7pm, the evening brings together two crazy, blood-splattered classics, The Cabin in the Woods (2012) and channel favourite Drag Me to Hell (2009). The Cabin in the Woods (15) was written by Joss Whedon and directed by D...
SHARE: READ MORE Video Nasty comic book writer Mario Covone starts shooting his directorial feature, Overtime.
Posted on Tuesday 15th January 2019 Mario Covone, writer of the critically acclaimed Reaper Comics horror series, Video Nasty, has begun shooting his feature film directorial debut, the horror movie, Overtime. And here are some of the principle cast on the first day of the shoot on location at a school in Ipswich, Suffolk. From left to right: Jack Clark, Pippa Had...
SHARE: READ MORE The Daleks' Master Plan comes to vinyl in a first for Doctor Who
Posted on Monday 14th January 2019 Following the recent popularity of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and League of Gentlemen releases on vinyl, Demon Music Group presents The Daleks' Master Plan, a narrated full-cast TV soundtrack adventure. Starring William Hartnell as the First Doctor, in a battle against his archenemies, the vinyl will be released on 15th February 201...
SHARE: READ MORE Crucible of the Vampire brings back the Gothic genre
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 Making its World Premiere at Cannes Film Festival and garnering rave reviews at other major festivals, Iain Ross-McNamee's gothic chiller Crucible of the Vampire is set to arrives in UK cinemas on 1 February, followed by its home entertainment release on 4 February in dual format DVD and Blu-ray and on digital platforms courtesy of Screenbound Entertainment. Starring British acting favour...
SHARE: READ MORE Get lost with Dave Made a Maze coming to HE this month
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 Imagine Michel Gondry and Tim Burton given unlimited cardboard, sellotape and a film camera, and you're somewhere close to getting this dazzlingly original, Saturn Award-winning horror comedy from debut director Bill Watterson. A mind-bogglingly inventive, wildly original slacker horror comedy featuring cardboard critters, Tiki terrors and a murderous maze that must be completed to be defeated, Dave Made a Maze could easily become the big cult hit of 2019! This brilliantly realised homage to fantasy adventure films from the 1980's features incredible and imaginative production design,...
SHARE: READ MORE From Jordan Peele comes Us
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get Out, Academy Award-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he has written, directed and produced. Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us, from Monkeypaw Productions, stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther's Winston Duke), and their two children (Shahadi Wright Jos...
SHARE: READ MORE Ridley Scott's Alien to return to the big screen to mark its 40th anniversary
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 Park Circus is delighted to announce the 2019 return to the big screen of Ridley Scott's ground-breaking 1979 sci-fi classic Alien. Alien will screen at cinemas across the UK and selected international territories from 1 March 2019 in a new 4K restoration of the original theatrical cut to mark its 40th anniversary. The film was restored in 4K in 2018 by 20th Century Fox at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services ...
SHARE: READ MORE The Movie Partnership announces UK Digital release date for new horror, Point of Death
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 The Movie Partnership has announced that their new horror, Point of Death, has received its digital release date for 11th February. Point of Death is directed by Steve Stone and stars David O'Hara (Braveheart, Doomsday, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1) and Isabelle Allen (Les Miserables). Alex is a man with everything - the well-paid executive job, the impressive house in the country and the beautiful wife and child. When he inexplicably decides to leave work early one Friday nothing will ever be the same again. Within hours of his return a cataclysmic storm threatens to destr...
SHARE: READ MORE Lawrie Brewster's Automata to premiere at FrightFest Glasgow
Posted on Saturday 12th January 2019 The lavish, gothic chiller will screen at Arrow FrightFest's 14th annual Scottish event this March, where it will once again provide its share of shocks, scares and chills as part of the Glasgow Film Festival. Automata, the latest feature from director/writer duo Lawrie Brewster and Sarah Daly of Scotland's Hex Studios promises to be their boldest offering yet, with a lavish, Giallo-esque visual style, a subversive sensibility, and a narrative that spans three centuries. The film tells the story of an antiques expert who is called upon to authenticate a three-hundred-year-old clockwork d...
SHARE: READ MORE FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2019 line-up
Posted on Thursday 10th January 2019 It's full scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 14th fearful year, from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March. Presenting a stunning and resonating two days of trauma, terror and tantalising thrills, this year's line-up, once again housed at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embraces the latest genre discoveries from around the world, spa...
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