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Leigh Whannell's Upgrade gets a release date and trailer
By James Whittington, Thursday 21st June 2018

Not Man. Not Machine. More.

Fancy a hyper violent vision of the future from the producers of Get Out and The Purge, and the creator of Saw and Insidious? Well, Leigh Whannell's Upgrade is for you.

After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will "upgrade" his body. The cure - an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM - gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.

Writer and directed by Leigh Whannell, Upgrade will be released August 31st.


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REDCON-1 wins at The Urban Action Showcase and Expo
Posted on Tuesday 20th November 2018
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The 6th Annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo took place on November 9-10, 2018 at HBO and AMC Empire 25 Theaters, Times Square New York and new zombie flick REDCON-1 came away as one of the night's big winners.

Written, directed and produced by British-Chinese filmmaker Chee Keong Cheung action, horror, war film REDCON-1 picks up 5 Awards in the feature film category: Best Action Feature Film, Best Actor for Oris Erhuero, Best Action Sequence, Best Weapons Sequence and Best Visual FX.

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Doctor Who: Warriors' Gate like you've never heard it before!
Posted on Tuesday 20th November 2018
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BBC Audio announced an exclusive audiobook edition of Doctor Who: Warriors' Gate by Stephen Gallagher, based on the author's original, never-before-seen version.

Jon Culshaw reads this iconic novelisation of a Fourth Doctor TV adventure, newly restored and extended by the author.

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Quatermass and the Pit in HD, we dig it!
Posted on Monday 19th November 2018
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If you're looking for something special for lovers of classic Sci-Fi then the BBC have the present for you this Christmas. For the first time ever the superb series Quatermass and the Pit is being released onto Blu-ray.

Starring Andre Morell as Professor Bernard Quatermass, this landmark television classic takes you back to science fiction in the 60's. With a history of supernatural events in the area, a strange capsule is unearthed at an archaeological excavation in London. Unleashing upon the streets, London takes an unexpectedly alien turn and mankind's past and future collide with devastating consequences.

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A thriller to get your New Year off to a chilling start, Josie.
Posted on Monday 19th November 2018
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Want a slow-burning thriller with a killer of a twist? Well, Josie might just be the movie for you. Starring Sophie Turner, Dylan McDermott, Jack Kilmer, Daeg Faerch and Kurt Fuller and directed by Eric England will be released on DVD, VOD and EST on 14th January 2019 by Altitude Film Entertainment.

Mysterious and alluring high school student Josie (Turner) moves into an apartment in the rundown Pink Motel, attracting the attention of long-term resident and local loser Hank (McDermott). Striking up a friendship, middle-aged Hank soon becomes fixated on this free-spirited teenager.

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Classic Carpenter now in 4K
Posted on Tuesday 13th November 2018
John Carpenter 4K ReleasesSTUDIOCANAL is celebrating the celebrate the work of the master of '80s sci-fi, fantasy and horror, John Carpenter, with the announcement of brand new 4K restorations of some of his most iconic titles: The Fog, They Live, Escape From New York and Prince Of Darkness. All four brand new 4K restorations were done using the original camera negatives, with the colour grading approved for the new restorations and UHD versions by the films' Cinematographers: Gary B Kibbe and Dean Cundey.

This Autumn, fans had the rare opportunity to experience the spectacle of Carpenter's much-loved cult classics on the big screen looking better than ever.

The Fog received its restoration premiere at T...

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Thought Halloween was over for another year? Keep it going with the official Halloween novelization
Posted on Sunday 4th November 2018
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You've seen the record-breaking movie now get the full story with Halloween: The Official Movie Novelization by John Passarella.

In 1978, Laurie Strode survived an encounter with Michael Myers, a masked figure who killed her friends and terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night. Myers was later gunned down, apprehended and committed to Smith's Grove State Hospital.

For forty years, memories of that nightmarish ordeal have haunted Laurie and now Myers is back once again on Halloween, having escaped a routine transfer, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. This time, Laurie is prepared with years of survival training to protect herself, her dau...

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Slay Belles will slay you!
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018

Epic Pictures and Dread Central Presents are thrilled to release the official poster and trailer for their newest and scariest holiday film! From the team that brought Repo! The Genetic Opera and The Devil's Carnival to cities across the country comes Slay Belles.

It's Christmas Eve, and three cos-playing women are breaking into Santa Land for some partying and fun! What they didn't expect was to come across the malevolent Christmas demon Krampus! The girls must team up with Santa Claus himself (played by The Rocky Horror Picture Show's Barry Bostwick) to battle the creature and save the world!

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Victoria Price, daughter of scream legend Vincent Price, to attend Birmingham's Cult Film event in November
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
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Victoria Price is coming to Birmingham's Cine Excess cult film event that runs 8th - 10th November. Daughter of the legndary screen actor Vincent Price, she is set to celebrate both her father's work in film as well as his culinary skills. A short season of Vincent's films will be screened alongside a cookery demonstration based on some of the favourite recipes from his legendary book, A Treasury of Great Recipes. She is also set to be presented with the Cine Excess Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of her father.

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88 Films brings Bruno Mattei's post-apocalyptic nature-run-amok frightener Rats: Night of Terror to Blu-ray!
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
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On 12th November, 88 Films gives one of the late, great Bruno Mattei's most enduring shockers a special edition to chew into!

Was there a wilder and wackier helmer of extreme Italian exploitation madness than the late Bruno Mattei? The jack-of-all-trades journeyman genre-hopper indulged in some of the key trends of the Italian trash-boom, from the walking dead to Nazisploitation and from softcore skin-flaunting femmes to end-of-the-Earth meltdown movies.

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Prepare for The Secret of Marrowbone
Posted on Friday 26th October 2018
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From the writer of The Impossible and The Orphange, comes a unique and haunting psychological thriller set in 1960s rural America. Starring George McKay, Mia Goth and Charlie Heaton, The Secret of Marrowbone is out to own on DVD and Download this November.

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Warner Bros release chilling classics and recent horror hits in cool new covers
Posted on Thursday 25th October 2018
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Warner Bros are releasing 14 of their classic and more modern horror titles with brand new, rather stylish packaging and just in time for Halloween!

Titles on Blu-ray and DVD include The Exorcist, The Shinning, A Nightmare on Elm Street, IT, Poltergeist, The Conjuring and Annabelle but as we're having a Hammer Classics Season in November I thought I'd point out three titles that will be of interest to any fan of the famous studio; Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, Taste the Blood of Dracula and Dracula A.D. 1972 (all on DVD only).

This collection will be available in selected stores until the 1st November.

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Guillermo del Toro's The Strain is now boxed up!
Posted on Wednesday 24th October 2018
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Based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, The Strain draws on fears modern and arcane alike with the horror auteur's frightening new take on the bloody vampire mythos.

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