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Highly anticipated debut from Christine Lynn Herman coming soon
By James Whittington, Monday 4th March 2019
The Devouring Gray

From an exciting new voice in contemporary crossover fantasy, The Devouring Gray is a deliciously atmospheric novel from Christine Lynn Herman that will appeal to fans of Maggie Stiefvater, Leigh Bardugo and V.E. Schwab.

On the edge of town, a beast haunts the woods, trapped in the Gray, its bonds loosening... Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn't have much hope of fitting in at her new school in Four Paths, a town almost buried in the woodlands of rural New York. The fact that she's descended from one of the town's founders doesn't help much, either - her new neighbours treat her with distant respect, and something very like fear. When she meets Justin, May, Isaac, and Harper, all children of founder families,and sees the otherworldly destruction they can wreak, she starts to wonder if the townsfolk are right to be afraid. When bodies start to appear in the woods, the locals become downright hostile. Can the teenagers solve the mystery of Four Paths, and their own part in it, before another calamity strikes?

Blending together the horror of Stranger Things with the unsettling aesthetic of Riverdale, The Devouring Gray is a deeply captivating, page-turning read that's poised to become one of 2019's most talked about books. From the four houses of the Founding Families - Sticks, Stones, Daggers, Bones - where does your power lie?

The Devouring Gray will be published on 16th April thanks to Titan Books.


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Time to enter the fifth dimension with new The Twilight Zone box-set
Posted on Monday 18th March 2019
The Twilight Zone 60th Anniversary

Mediumrare Entertainment has announced The Twilight Zone 60th Anniversary Edition which will include all 5 seasons of the original classic cult TV series.

Explore the depths of the unknown in this complete collection of episodes from the Twilight Zone. Funny at times, heartbreaking at others, the Twilight Zone was one of the most unique and inventive television shows ever created. All 156 episodes from the classic show created by the legendary Rod Serling are collected here.

Being presented in an all new lenticular packaged limited anniversary Blu-ray Box Set which will include an 80 page companion book written by Marc Scott Zic...

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Celebrate Alien's 40th anniversary with new 4K transfer
Posted on Wednesday 13th March 2019
Alien 4K Packshot

In space no one can hear you scream. The terrifying sci-fi adventure, Alien, celebrates 40 years with an all-new 4K Ultra HD master, available April 22. A limited edition 4K UHD SteelBook of Alien 40th Anniversary Edition will also be available exclusively at Zavvi.

In the film that birthed the wildly successful Alien franchise, the crew of the deep space tug Nostromo awaken from stasis during a voyage home to Earth when their ship's computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from the desolate nearby moon, LV-426. While investigating, one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and he is rushed back to the N...

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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich will march into cinemas in April
Posted on Wednesday 13th March 2019
Puppet Master - The Littlest Reich. Theatrical Poster

The murderous marionettes are on the march! Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, brings the kills, thrills and spills in the bloodthirsty reboot of Charles Band's classic horror franchise from co-directors Tommy Wiklund and Sonny Laguna (Wither, Blood Runs Cold) and writer S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk, Dragged Across Concrete).

When recently divorced Edgar (Thomas Lennon) returns to his childhood home he finds a nefarious looking puppet and decides to sell the doll for a quick buck. Bringing along his new girlfriend Ashley (Jenny Pellicer) and nerdy pal Markowitz (Nelson Franklin), Edgar heads on a doomed ...

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More Italian horror hits with Vault Of Horror Vol 2!
Posted on Monday 11th March 2019
Vault of Horror Vol 2

After the sold out success of volume one Vault Of Horror is back with 20 more choice cuts from the golden age of Italian Horror cinema.

Featuring Ennio Morricone, Bill Wyman, Claudio Simonetti, Fabio Frizzi, Stelvio Cipriani, Guido and Maurizio De Angelis, Nico Fidenco and many more.

The track listing includes themes and ques from Phenomena, Bay Of Blood, Opera, The Antichrist, Lizard In A Woman's Skin, Contraband, Zombie Holocaust and more.

With stunning artwork by Graham Humphreys and superb sleeve notes by Italian horror expert Alan Jones the set comes on 2 x 180G vinyl with CD in replica wallet. The release also includes an exclusive 12" x 12" print of the...
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Witness The Possession of Hannah Grace later this month
Posted on Monday 11th March 2019
The Possession of Hannah Grace DVD Cover

Directed by Diederik Van Rooijen and written by Brian Sieve (Scream TV series), The Possession of Hannah Grace will be available to Digital Download on March 25 and debuts on DVD on April 8.

A shocking exorcism spirals out of control, claiming the life of a young woman. Months later, Megan Reed (Shay Mitchell) is working the graveyard shift in the morgue when she takes delivery of a disfigured cadaver. Locked alone inside the basement corridors, Megan begins to experience horrifying visions and starts to suspect that the body may be possessed by a ruthless demonic force.

The release comes loaded with bonus content, incl...

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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot coming to DVD
Posted on Monday 11th March 2019
The Man Who Killed Hitler...

Oscar nominee Sam Elliott and award-winning TV heartthrob Aidan Turner are The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot in a unique new, genrebending, rip-roaring adventure that sees a legendary American war hero as a young man and in his twilight years, taking on two very different adversaries. The film is set for its UK premiere with a limited theatrical home entertainment release on digital and DVD courtesy of Sparky Pictures.

Decades after serving in WWII and assassinating Adolf Hitler, Calvin Barr (Elliott/Turner) is enlisted as the only man for the job: to hunt down the fabled Bigfoot. Living a peaceful life in New England reflecting on his lost love Maxi...

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Grimmfest introduce new Work-In-Progress Award for 2019
Posted on Friday 8th March 2019
Work in Progress award Grimmfest

Manchester-based genre film festival Grimmfest is proud to announce the introduction of a brand new award category for their upcoming 11th edition in October 2019: the Work-In-Progress Award.

Grimmfest launched its very first festival awards in 2018, with the jury granting a total of 12 prizes. Winners included Issa Lopez's Tigers Are Not Afraid which scooped the Best Feature Film prize and John McPhail's Anna And The Apocalypse which bagged Best Director.

Grimmfest are proud to be partnering with film producer and financier Michael Laundon again in 2019 to offer the winners of the Best Feature Film and Best Director categories each ...

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The Stone Tape gets vinyl release for RSD
Posted on Friday 8th March 2019
The Stone Tapes RSD release

The first ever release of the original TV soundtrack for the cult TV classic, The Stone Tape by Desmond Briscoe/Radiophonic Workshop will be released on fluorescent green 10" Vinyl as a numbered limited edition on Record Store Day by Silva Screen Records.

The Stone Tape aired on Christmas Day 1972 on BBC 2, and is still regarded as one of the creepiest ghost stories ever produced for TV, drawing praise from critics and viewers. Directed by Peter Sasdy and written by Nigel Kneale of Quatermass fame, the plot juxtaposes science and the supernatural, a favourite theme of Kneale's work.

Jane Asher's character, Jill (pictured on the sleeve), is one of a tea...

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Its time to see The Hollow Man
Posted on Friday 8th March 2019
Hollow Man II Pack shot

From the mind of director Paul Verhoeven (RoboCop and Starship Trooper) come two tales of transparent terror!

In Hollow Man, a team of scientists - the ambitious Dr. Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon), his ex-girlfriend Linda (Elisabeth Shue) and colleague Matt (Josh Brolin) - have developed a ground-breaking serum for invisibility. Desperate to take their research to the next level, Caine volunteers himself as a test subject with horrifying results...

Hollow Man II tells the story of Michael Griffin (Christian Slater), an invisible assassin gone haywire. Facing a slow death unless he receives a life-saving antidote, it's down to biologist Maggie Dalton (La...

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Silva Screen Records to release special Kubrick disc for RSD 2019
Posted on Tuesday 5th March 2019
Kubrick RSD 2019

More Record Store Day 2019 news has reached us and Silva Screen are to release a limited numbered 7" double A side of The Shining/A Clockwork Orange with a die cut sleeve/printed inner sleeve pressed on transparent orange vinyl.

For both these iconic films, Stanley Kubrick chose to work with the extraordinary Wendy Carlos, who wrote (or realised, as both are based on classical pieces) the main themes to both movies. She was born in 1939 as Walter Carlos and graduated from Columbia University with a masters degree in composition, where she had met Robert Moog, instigating a collaboration that would shape her musical career. Instrumental in developing the early synthesiser, Carlos enjoye...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quandary Phase finally on vinyl.
Posted on Tuesday 5th March 2019
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Quandary Phase set

Don't panic and be ready for a brand new first-time vinyl edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quandary Phase! This superb run of episodes comes on heavyweight blue vinyl, packaged in the lavish style of the preceding Primary Phase, Secondary Phase and Tertiary Phase LP releases.

Here, for the first time ever on vinyl, are Episodes 19 to 22 of the BBC radio series. First broadcast in 2005, the Quandary Phase is based upon the Douglas Adams's fourth novel So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish. This is the first ever publication of the original radio edits of the Quandary Phase, as heard on their ...

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BBC Radiophonic Workshop in the pink!
Posted on Monday 4th March 2019
BBC Radiophonic Workshop

The reissue of the 1968 BBC Radiophonic Workshop's hugely influential 10th anniversary album, featuring remastered early electronic works of John Baker, David Cain and Delia Derbyshire.

Widely regarded as a major influence on the development of electronic music worldwide, BBC Radiophonic Music is a compilation of short works, often composed as intros to various radio or television programs. Conceived in a time when analogue sampling meant hours of slicing tape with razor blades, BBC Radiophonic Music is brimming with zippy themes, unsettling atmospherics, riffs, loops, clicks and beeps.

Insanely catchy yet deeply sinister, this is 'collage music', pr...

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