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Panic (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 1) - Book Review
Posted on Sunday 22nd September 2013
Panic (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 1)Panic (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 1) K.R. Griffiths Amazon.co.uk £6.99 Paperback £1.99 Kindle edition There are a number of new authors on the market at the moment but few have made the same impact as K.R. Griffiths and his incredibly powerful debut, Panic. Confident with a savage streak, Panic is one of those books that reall...

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The Peter Cushing Scrapbook - Review
Posted on Tuesday 17th September 2013
PC BookThe Peter Cushing Scrapbook Peveril Publsihing £35 Only available from www.peverilpublishing.co.uk Over the years there have been many books that have looked at the life and career of everyone’s favourite actor, Peter Cushing. None however can even come close to The Peter Cushing Scrapbook, a unique and beautiful release from Peveril Publishing. Running at 328 pages with a foreword by George Lucas and...

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World War Z: The Art Of The Film - Book Review
Posted on Monday 1st July 2013
WWZ CoverWorld War Z – The Art Of The Film Titan Books ISBN 9781781168851 RRP £16.99 The journey from page to screen for World War Z hasn't exactly been an easy one. News of expensive reshoots became common place and many predicted a rather swift transfer from screen to bargain bin. But the film has won over critics and fans and is doing great box office. It’s a smart take on the zombie genre that well ...

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Dario Argento: The Man, The Myths & The Magic - Book Review
Posted on Thursday 18th April 2013
Dario Argento Book CoverDario Argento: The Man, The Myths & The Magic Alan Jones FAB Press ISBN 97819032534707 One of the first books I reviewed was Profondo Argento some 9 years ago. This large softback from Alan Jones was a stunning and candid look at the work of Dario Argento and in my humble opinion raised the benchmark for such titles. Now Jones has returned to his celebrat...

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The House Of Psychotic Women - Book Review
Posted on Friday 12th April 2013
House Of Psychotic WomenThe House Of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films Kier-La Janisse FAB Press ISBN 9781903254691 £19.99 FAB Press once more show great originality with this astonishing release. Written by Kier-La Janisse it covers the topic of female neurosis in horror and exploitation film genres whilst also...

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Ash - Book Review
Posted on Tuesday 9th April 2013
Ash Book CoverAsh James Herbert Pan ISBN - 100230706967 RRP - £7.99 Any release from James Herbert was worth taking notice of and Ash, which was released a few days before his untimely death, is one of his finest titles. It contains all of the skilful plotting and crowd pleasing chills that he was rightly renowned for, but it also dips its toe very much into the happenings in the world today. Da...

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The Bay - DVD Review
Posted on Sunday 17th March 2013
thebayThe Bay - DVD Review Momentum Certificate 15 Extras: Inside The Bay - Featurette, Trailers The found footage genre has been around for sometime and was starting to look a little stale. Luckily The Bay has arrived injecting some originality into it. It’s even more surprising to learn that it comes from the director of Rain Man. The quaint coastal town of Claridge, Maryland thrives on the safe, t...

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Before Dawn - DVD Review
Posted on Sunday 24th February 2013
before_dawnBefore Dawn - DVD Review Metrodome Certificate 18 Extras: Making Of Feature, Outtakes, Raw Footage, Trailer, Director's Commentary There are many husband and wife teams out there in the entertainment industry, but few have delivered such a stunning feature movie debut as Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell. Before Dawn is an emotional and brutal horror movie that crosses genres, taking ...

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Sinister - DVD Review
Posted on Wednesday 13th February 2013
sinisterSinister - DVD DVD, Blu-ray, Download Momentum Pictures Certificate 15 Extras: Two Commentaries, Crime Authors Feature, House Of Death Feature, Fear Experiment, Trailers Dark with just the right amount of plot twists, Sinister was one of the real highlights of FrightFest 2012. Directed with thought by Scott Derrickson, the film is a smart idea taken to a nerve-shredding conclusion. Despe...

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American Mary - DVD Review
Posted on Saturday 2nd February 2013
american_mary_dvdAmerican Mary - DVD Review DVD, Blu-ray Universal Certificate 18 Extras: Making Of Featurette, American Mary In London Featurette Of all the films shown on the main screen at FrightFest 2012, one movie stood above them all; American Mary. Written and directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska, the movie lived up to all its hype and delivered on every level. Struggling to ...

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AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
Monday 18th December
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Sunday 24th December
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