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Lucio Fulci's Touch Of Death coming to Blu-ray
By James Whittington, Saturday 12th August 2017

88 Films will unleash Lucio Fulci's most macabre and underrated blood-operas, Touch Of Death (1988) on August 7th, the latest addition to their now legendary Italian Collection.

Making its British bow in full HD, with a stunning new restoration for Blu-ray, Touch Of Death has been tragically underseen even though it rates right up there with Fulci's most fiendish splatter epics.

Starring the iconic B-movie maverick Brett Halsey (Return Of The Fly) and Euro-schlock veteran Al Cliver (The Devil Hunter), this fast-paced, plasma-drenched sickie tells of a cannibalistic killer who seems to be surrounded by an increasingly large amount of bizarre personalities.

Of course, this factor does not exactly help his sanity and as the bodies pile up the only question is how much meat our man possibly needs to satisfy his lunch plate! Fans of Fulci, who cheered the madness and mutilations of The House By The Cemetery (1981) and Zombi 3 (1988), will adore the darkly comic touches of Touch Of Death, which arrives on British BluRay with some great new interviews, a collector's booklet and more!


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Coming to vinyl for the first time, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein.
Posted on Saturday 12th August 2017

Groove Vinyl Records has announced that they are to release (for the first time on vinyl) the classic original television show, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein.

This cult classic of a series was originally broadcast in Canada on channel CHCH-TV way back in 1971 and starred Billy Van with guest appearances from the one and only Vincent Price and a collection of regular monsters!

Containing gags, songs and even a bit of education, the show had a cult following and will be released onto vinyl coming in four different colours and covers thanks to Groove Vinyl Records who are working alongside the Vincent Price Estate on this title.

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Creepshow 2 soundtrack is coming to vinyl.
Posted on Tuesday 8th August 2017
Waxwork Records is thrilled to announce the debut soundtrack release of Creepshow 2. The 1987 anthology horror film is a sequel to 1982's Creepshow, which was directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The film is once again based upon stories by Stephen King, and features three horror-segments, Old Chief Woodenhead, The Raft, and The Hitchhiker, with an animated-horror wrap around story.

The score, co-composed and performed by Les Reed and Rick Wakeman, features a mix of both classic, orchestral compositions and electronic, synth cues. Waxwork's Creepshow 2 deluxe, double LP soundtrack release marks the very first time that the music from the film has been released in any format. After a leng...

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The games are going to begin again. NSFW trailer for Jigsaw
Posted on Friday 21st July 2017

One of the highest grossing Horror franchises of all time is back, taking the Jigsaw killer's signature brand of twisted scenarios to the next level.

Jigsaw, which is released into cinemas October 27th stars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Cle Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoort, Mandela Van Peebles, Paul Braunstein, Brittany Allen and Josiah Black.

This latest installment has been directed by The Spierig Brothers and written by Josh Stolberg and Peter Goldfinger.

If you're a fan of the series you can catch Saw III and Saw IV on the Horror Channel. Which Saw movie is your favourite and which of the infamous "death traps" was the most inventive? Let us know your thoug...

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Brand new one-sheet poster for IT
Posted on Thursday 20th July 2017

Warner Bros. has released a new one sheet for IT, based on the novel by Stephen King, and coming to cinemas 8th September ahead of Comic Con San Diego 2017. New Line Cinema's horror thriller IT, directed by Andres Muschietti (Mama), and one of the most anticipated movies of the year.

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

IT stars Bill Skarsgard (Allegiant, Hemlock Grove) as the story's central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the...

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Prepare for The Transfiguration
Posted on Tuesday 11th July 2017

The Transfiguration is the first feature from writer/director Michael O'Shea which took Cannes 2016 by storm, where it competed in Un Certain Regard, and received widespread praise for it's bold, unusual take on the classic coming of age tale... with added bite.

This atmospheric, intricate study of a troubled young mind, it follows orphaned teen Milo (Eric Ruffin) as he immerses himself in vampire lore to escape his troubled life.

In Queens, New York, 14 year-old Milo is a total outsider. Ignored by his schoolmates and bullied by older children, he takes refuge in the apartment he shares with his older brother. To escape his solitude, he studies vampire mythology, to the point of obsessio...

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NSFW trailer for The Ritual!
Posted on Monday 10th July 2017

Entertainment One has finally shared with us the very first trailer and poster for the upcoming horror film The Ritual.

Starring Rafe Spall (The Big Short, Life of Pi), Robert James-Collier (Downton Abbey, Spike Island), Arsher Ali (Line of Duty, Four Lions) and Sam Troughton (Robin Hood, Alien vs. Predator) and directed by David Bruckner (V/H/S) the movie promises much and is already building up quite a following.

After the death of their friend, a group of old college friends embark on a hiking trip through an unnerving Scandinavian forest.

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The most famous score, ever comes to 7" vinyl!
Posted on Monday 3rd July 2017

For the first time ever music two of the most iconic music cues in cinema history will be released on 7" Black Vinyl in an edition of 1960 copies!

Taken directly from the original master tapes and assembled, mastered and cut by Sean Magee at Abbey Road Studios, Prelude and The Murder, from Hitchcock's Psycho finally get released.

Composed and conducted by Bernard Herrmann, these two tracks defined the monochrome masterpiece and has been revered and impersonated ever since.

Prelude opens the film, accompanying the 'uber-cool main titles (designed by Saul Bass) which sets the stage for the groundbreaking score and followed by the spine-chilling piece The Murder which has never b...

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Captain Kronos is back! In comic book form!
Posted on Thursday 29th June 2017
Remember the Hammer Films classic, Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter? Well this all-action hero is back and is still battling a plague spread by sharp-teethed blood-suckers! Well, what else would he be doing?!

Captain Kronos will be the second Hammer title following the Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire's The Mummy: Palimpsest which hits bookstores in August.

Written by Dan Abnett (Aquaman, Guardians of the Galaxy) with stunning art by Tom Mandrake (Sidekick, The Spectre) Titan Comics' new series chronicles the adventures of the ever mysterious and powerful Kronos who has dedicated his life to destroying evil vampires.

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Will you be able to hear the Voices from the Stone?
Posted on Thursday 29th June 2017
Games Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke plays a young nurse attempting to unravel sinister secrets in a Tuscan castle, in a ghostly tale that tantalizingly mixes ghostly mystery reminiscent of classics The Others and The Woman In Black.

Voices From the Stone is set in 1950s Tuscany where a determined young nurse and teacher, Verena, takes a job looking after Jakob, a young boy who has not spoken since his mother died. An expert at dealing with traumatised children, she tries to draw him out. Encountering resistance from both Jakob's father Klaus, and the boy himself, Verena digs deeper into the mystery of his silence, and discovers a dark family secret, hidden behind the walls of the family castle. She also ...

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Dare you visit the horror From a House on Willow Street?
Posted on Thursday 29th June 2017
The Last Exorcism meets Don't Breathe in From a House on Willow Street, a terrifying horror film that sees a criminal gang discovering that hell hath no fury like a kidnapped woman who's been possessed by an ancient, demonic force!

After a young woman, Katherine, is kidnapped, her captors videotape her and send the tape to her parents asking for a ransom. Getting no reply, they go back to Katherine's house where they find her parents are dead.

Unfortunately there is more to Katherine than meets the eye - she has been possessed by an ancient evil which is now intent on turning the tables on her tormentors, who soon come to realize that, in fact, they may be the ones in danger.

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Guillermo Del Toro "all dayer" coming to Stockport Plaza Cinema
Posted on Sunday 18th June 2017
This July, Horror Channel is supporting an event no fan of quality horror cinema will want to miss.

Alongside those lovely Grimmfest people we're having an all-day marathon dedicated to the Mexican master of the macabre, Guillermo Del Toro. Known for his impeccable film making in dark fantasy, gothic horror and crafting cult blockbusters, you are able to view a quartet of his best films on the huge screen at Stockport Plaza on July 2nd.

The line-up consists of one of his earliest pieces Cronos, the superbly chilling fairy tale Pan's Labyrinth, the gothic horror The Devil's Backbone and one of the best comic strip adaptations ever Blade 2.

For more information click here.

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New from Dana Fredsti, The Spawn Of Lilith
Posted on Thursday 1st June 2017
Written by former stuntwoman, actress and sword-fighter author Dana Fredsti, The Spawn Of Lilith brings her real-life experience to create a fast, fun and action-packed new fantasy series set in the unseen heart of La La Land.

In the glittering heart of Tinseltown lurks a dark secret, one kept out of the spotlight and into the darkest corners of the studio backlots: in a city where money is king, sometimes it pays not to be human.

Vampires, succubae, trolls, elements, goblins... Studios hire anyone - or anything - that can take direction, be discreet, and not eat the extras (oh, and the less you know about your agent, the better). The legendary Katz Stunt Crew are the best in the business, posse...

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