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The Creep Is Back - Creepshow 2 Comes To Blu-ray
By James W, Friday 8th April 2016

Creepshow 2Another terrifying trilogy of terror tales comes to Blu-ray thanks to 88 Films, the cult classic Creepshow 2. Written by George A. Romero and based on stories by Stephen King each story pays homage to the celebrated EC horror comics with a delightfully dark comic streak within each one.

The three stories, Old Chief Wood’nhead, The Raft and The Hitch-Hiker deliver some very memorable set pieces, mainly thanks to Tom Savini’s superb special effects, and are joined together by witty links from the Creep.

The movie also boasts a cracking cast which includes George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour and Savini himself!

This new edition contains some smart extras including interviews with George A. Romero and Tom Savini, behind-the-scenes footage, trailers, TV spot and still gallery.

For more info click here.


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La Llorona. The Weeping Woman. A horrifying apparition, caught between Heaven and Hell, trapped in a terrible fate sealed by her own hand. The mere mention of her name has struck terror around the world for generations. In life, she drowned her children in a jealous rage, throwing herself in the churning river after them as she wept in pain. Now her tears are eternal. They are lethal, and those who hear her death call in the night are doomed. La Llorona creeps in the shadows and preys on the children, des...

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Argento's Opera is coming back in HD
Posted on Saturday 20th October 2018
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The Case of the Bloody Iris to get HD release
Posted on Monday 15th October 2018
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Pet Sematary brand new trailer and poster
Posted on Wednesday 10th October 2018

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FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween 2018 event
Posted on Thursday 4th October 2018
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FrightFest unleashes an intoxicating six-pack of horror, sci-fi and fantasy for their popular Halloween all-day event, now at the Cineworld Leicester Square on Saturday 3rd November. The 12-hour monstrous marathon embraces four continents and includes two world premieres and four UK premieres.

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Grimmfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and the vent itself kicks off this Thursday at ODEON Manchester Great Northern. The programme is filled with some of the finest films from around the glob but here's our top 5 must see shockers.

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Leave out your suntan lotion, we're off to Nightmare Beach
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
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On October 22nd comes Rome-based bloodshed in the shape of Umberto Lenzi's legendary and never-before-available slice and dicer Nightmare Beach!

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Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
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Elvira - Mistress of the Dark to get HD release in December
Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
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She's back! Elvira, Horrorland's hostess with the mostest, finally busts out on Blu-ray with this long-awaited, positively-bursting-at-the-seams special edition of her big screen debut, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark!

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Posted on Sunday 30th September 2018
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Two Evil Eyes will be ready for Blu-ray in October
Posted on Friday 28th September 2018
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88 Films are giving another genre classic the special treatment on the 15th October, Two Evil Eyes (1990), the second collaboration (following the classic Dawn of the Dead) for directors Dario Argento (Suspiria) and the late, great George Romero (Creepshow).

This time around, the totemic twosome chose to adapt a story from the eerie oeuvre of Edgar Allan Poe. Make no mistake: the end result brings together the very best of the United States independent sector with the kingpin of things giallo - with Romero taking on the subtle chills of 'The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar' and Argento facing the claws and paws of 'The Black Cat'!

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