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Grizzly - Blu-ray review
Posted in Reviews, Sunday 22nd April 2018

Grizzly

88 Films

Certificate 15

The "nature-runs-amok" genre is littered with plenty of forgettable pieces but there are a few gems such as Frogs (1972), Night of the Lepus (1972) and Dogs (1976) but apart from Orca: Killer Whale (1977), Grizzly is the one that gets closest to being the most realistic, if you take it with a very large pinch of salt and swap the jaws for paws!

Starring Christopher George and directed by the exploitation master William Girdler, Grizzly traces the bloody rampage of the titular animal who is chomping, tearing and terrorising innocent campers and showcasing a case of insatiable hunger.

This movie is a lot of fun, completely old-school in its se...

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Pacific Rim Uprising is coming home!
Posted in News, 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 complete with upgraded Jaegers and new Kaiju that offers a captivating a state-of-the-art spectacle.

John Boyega stars as the r...

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New label from 101 Films
Posted in News, 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 directors, and unearthing hidden gems in luxury packages for the first time.

The first 3,000 copies of each title will come complete with a slipcase, and include a booklet featuring newly written material.

One of their first titles will be from visionary director David Cronenberg w...

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Sweet Sixteen - Blu-ray review
Posted in Reviews, Wednesday 18th April 2018

Sweet Sixteen

88 Films

Certificate 15

Another rarity from the 1980s slasher boom courtesy of 88 Films, this time around its Jim Sotos' Sweet Sixteen. To be brutally honest it's not aged very well but for completists out there I gather that this will still be a must.

Starring Susan Strasberg, Bo Hopkins, Dana Kimmell (straight from Friday the 13th Part III), our very own Patrick MacNee and Don Shanks, who would go on to play Michael Myers in Halloween 5, this is a tale of childhood trauma that crafts a whodunit mystery around a small Texas town where there's mysterious disappearances and a stack of dead bodies. Is the perpetrator male or female? And just what is going on with th...

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - New trailer
Posted in News, 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 unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous...

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Acclaimed sci-fi thriller Radius amongst four UK TV premieres on Horror Channel in May
Posted in Features, Tuesday 17th April 2018

The gates of Hell are well and truly opened on Horror Channel in May, as the UK's most popular TV destination for genre fans plays host to chilling Chinese legends, sinister sorcery, deadly zombies and a rampaging Arnold Schwarzenegger.

There are four prime-time UK TV premieres this month, headed by Caroline Labreche and Steeve Leonard's unusual and compelling sci-fi thriller Radius on the 25th.

Premiered at FrightFest in 2017, it weaves an ingenious plot from the moment Liam (Diego Klattenhoff) wakes from a car crash with no memory of who he is. As he makes his way into town to look for help, he finds only dead bodies, all with strange pale eyes. Liam's first assessment is that a virus is present in...

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Time to discover The Secret of Marrowbone
Posted in News, 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 movie.

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Ghost Stories - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack review
Posted in Reviews, Thursday 12th April 2018

Ghost Stories - OST

Frank Ilfman

Varese Sarabande

One of the best movies of 2018 has one of the most atmospheric soundtracks which helps crank up this stunning paranormal picture to petrifying perfection.

Ghost Stories 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 three chilling, inexplicable cases: a night watchman (Paul Whitehouse) haunted by disturbing visions, an edgy young man (Alex Lawther) involved in a car accident, and a wealthy former banker (Martin ...

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Terrifier score now on vinyl, but is it Art?!
Posted in News, 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 movie's score which was written by Paul Wiley who is the guitarist for Marilyn Manson. The Heavyweight audiophile vinyl has been pressed by the incomparable RTI of California, has an original cover art by jFEAR, die-cut, full-color 'Art The Clown' vinyl sticker, a Digital Download of ent...
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