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Tales Of Halloween - DVD Review
Posted on Monday 31st October 2016
Tales Of Halloween DVD Arrow Films Certificate 18 Extras: Deleted Scene: Grim Grinning Ghost - directed by Axelle Carolyn, Behind-The-Scenes: Sweet Tooth - directed by Dave Parker, Anatomy of a Scene: Friday the 31st - directed by Mike Mendez, Fun Facts pop-on video commentary for selected segments (caption file), Photo Gallery, Behind-The-Scenes of Bad Seed, Storyboards for Ding Dong. Halloween, a traditional time for sitting ...

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The Purge: Election Year - Film Review
Posted on Wednesday 24th August 2016
The Purge: Election Year - Film review Universal   Certificate 15 The end of The Purge: Anarchy set up more political intrigue than we might have expected from the Blumhouse franchise, but it was a welcome addition. The Purge: Election Year follows up on the set up, taking us to a new Purge Night (for the uninitiated, a holiday in a not too distant future USA where all crime is legal for the night), where anti-Purge presi...

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The Shallows - Film review
Posted on Tuesday 19th July 2016
The Shallows - Film review   Sony Pictures   Certificate 15 On a trip to a secret and mostly deserted Mexican beach, Nancy (Blake Lively) finds herself to be the prey of a very hungry shark. Trapped on a small rock, the tide threatening to throw her back into the water, Nancy has only her wits (she’s a med school dropout) and a seagull companion, she must figure out a way to get back to shore.   Thereâ€...

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The Ninth Configuration - Blu-ray review
Posted on Sunday 22nd May 2016
The Ninth ConfigurationThe Ninth Configuration - Blu-ray review Second Sight Certificate 15 Extras: Audio Commentary by Writer/Director William Peter Blatty and Mark Kermode, Killer Kane featurette - brand new interviews with writer/director/producer William Peter Blatty, actors Stacy Keach, Tom Atkins and Stephen Powers, composer Barry De Vorzon, production designer William Mall...

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Creepshow 2 - Blu-ray Review
Posted on Saturday 14th May 2016
Creepshow 2Creepshow 2 - Blu-ray Review 88 Films Certificate 18 Extras: Screenplay For A Sequel - An Interview with Screenwriter George A. Romero,Tales From The Creep - An Interview with Actor Tom Savini, Behind-The-Scenes Footage with Tom Savini as “The Creep”, Theatrical Trailers, TV Spot and Still Gallery. After the success of Creepshow in 1982 it was inevitable that a follow up would follow but...

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Burial Ground - Blu-ray Review
Posted on Wednesday 6th April 2016
Burial GroundBurial Ground - Blu-ray Review 88 Films Certificate 18 Extras: Interview with Mikel Coven, Audio Commentary, Trailers, Deleted Scenes, Collectable Art Card, Reversible Sleeve 88 Films continue their impressive Blu-ray range with this celebrated shocker from Andrea Bianchi who will probably be best remembered for Strip Nude For You Killer. Remastered from the original 16mm negative Buri...

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Doomwatch - DVD Review
Posted on Tuesday 5th April 2016
164480 Doomwatch - Sleve.inddDoomwatch - DVD Review Simply Media Certificate 15 For anyone of a certain age there will be sci-fi shows that grabbed them and lead to the way of loving horror. For some it was the earth invasions of Quatermass, for others it was the time-travelling of Doctor Who, but for some it was the gritty realism of “this could actually happen” shocks of Doomwatch....

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PICK OF THE WEEK
Tales from the Crypt
TALES FROM THE CRYPT
Sunday 24th December
10.55 PM
Star Trek: The Next Generation
STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION
Thursday 28th December
7.00 PM
Black Christmas
BLACK CHRISTMAS
Saturday 23rd December
9.00 PM