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The games are about to begin again. Jigsaw coming to HE
By James Whittington, Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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

Yes folks, like it or loath it the Saw franchise gets a sort of a reboot and the infamous Jigsaw killer is back with his own brand of justice.

After a series of murders bearing all the markings of the Jigsaw killer, law enforcement find themselves chasing the ghost of a man dead for over a decade and embroiled in a new game that's only just begun. Is John Kramer back from the dead to remind the world to be grateful for the gift of life? Or is this a trap set by a killer with designs of their own? Modernised for new fans, Jigsaw is also highly satisfying for fans of the series.

Directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig (Predestination) Jigsaw stars Matt Passmore (The Glades), Tobin Bell (Saw), Callum Keith Rennie (Memento) and Laura Vandervoort (Supergirl).

Lionsgate UK presents Jigsaw on Digital Download 19th February and DVD, Blu-ray, 4k, Steelbook and Box-set 26th February.


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"Have you checked the children?" When a Stranger Calls is now on Blu-ray!
Posted in News, Wednesday 19th December 2018
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Posted in News, Wednesday 19th December 2018
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Get ready for Alan Moore's, The Show
Posted in News, Tuesday 18th December 2018
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Alan Moore's first original screenplay, The Show, is currently shooting up in Northampton and we have the first official image to share with you.

Moore is the famed author of seminal graphic novels and comics, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, From Hell and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Despite much of his work being adapted for the screen, this is his first original feature film screenplay to be realised.

Directed by Mitch Jenkins, who has worked with Moore on a cult series of short films, Show Pieces, The Show is a mysterious, luminous detective story set in the heart of the Midlands.

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Now you can own your own TARDIS console!
Posted in News, Tuesday 18th December 2018
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The Fourth Doctor's console has been faithfully recreated, and hand-painted, capturing every button, from the speaker grills to the door control in this unmissable title from Eaglemoss Collections.

The model comes complete with a magazine detailing this console's place in history and looks at the making of the ever-changing TARDIS console that appeared in the series from 1977 to 1983.

Full details at the Eaglemoss site.

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Horror Channel goes nuts in January with a Bloody Crazy Season!
Posted in Features, Monday 17th December 2018

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Interview with Leprechaun Returns director Steven Kostanski
Posted in Interviews, Monday 17th December 2018
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Horror's smallest terror is back to reclaim the treasure that's been lost for 25 years in Leprechaun Returns which has just been released across all streaming platforms. We spoke to its director, Steven Kostanski about this movie the challenges of carrying on a much loved franchise.

HC: How were you approached to direct Leprechaun Returns?

SK: The producers contacted my manager and he sent me the script. I had a few conversations with them over the phone discussing the direction they wanted go, and once I saw that they were looking to get away from the seriousness of Leprechaun Origins I knew I wanted to do the project.

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Peace, unity, harmony... Everything is a lie in Captive State
Posted in News, Friday 14th December 2018

Entertainment One UK has made available the final pay-off trailer for Rupert Wyatt's must-see sci-fi thriller, Captive State.

Starring John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders and Machine Gun Kelly, the movie will be released in UK and Irish cinemas in 2019.

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Slender Man, the urban legend is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and VOD
Posted in News, Friday 14th December 2018
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A new nightmare from Jordan Peele, Us.
Posted in News, Friday 14th December 2018
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Visionary filmmaker and Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, who created the blockbuster Get Out, follows that success with another original and provocative thriller: Us.

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