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By James Whittington, Saturday 5th June 2010
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release the hit horror The Wolfman onto DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Download on June 7th. This new Director's Cut features 16 minutes of new footage as well as the Theatrical version. The Blu-ray edition will contain 4 alternative endings as well a coffin load of interactive features.
This gothic remake of the classic 1942 movie of the same name has a strong cast including Sir Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt. Horror fans should also note that the legendary SFX creator Rick Baker (he’s won 6 Oscars!) designed the lead character.
Lawrence Talbot (Toro), a haunted nobleman is lured back to his family estate after his brother vanishes, and his brother’s fiancée Gwen (Blunt) tracks him down to help her find her missing love. Upon returning he learns that something with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard Inspector named Aberline has come to investigate. Reunited with his estranged father (Hopkins), Talbot sets out to find his brother...and discovers a horrible destiny for himself.
The popular Halloween all-day event returns to the Cineworld Leicester Square on Saturday 3 November and the 12-hour monstrous marathon embraces four UK premieres, one European and one International premiere.
The day kicks off with the European Premiere of Josh Hasty's Candy Corn. With an impressive all-star genre cast (including Tony Todd, who exec-produces), an innovative iconic killer...SHARE: READ MORE Want to know all about Ghosbusters? Cleanin' Up the Town is for you!
Posted on Monday 30th September 2019
Celebrating 35 years since Ivan Reitman's cult favourite Ghostbusters manifested on the big screen, Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters is heading for cinemas in the new year. Directed and produced by the brother and sister team of Anthony and Claire Bueno, the film pays a fitting tribute to the whole creative team behind the global phenomenon that continues to enchant audiences to this day.
Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters, is the definitive retrospective documentary, resulting from twelve years of research and production. It charts the making of the original 1984 Ghostbusters, featuring interviews with director Ivan Reitman, and lead cast Dan Aykroyd, S...SHARE: READ MORE Kim Newman's Anno Dracula 1999: Daikaiju rises in October
Posted on Sunday 29th September 2019
Anno Dracula helped shape the landscape of modern horror; described as "compulsory reading" by Neil Gaiman, "a Gothic epic that knocks almost every other vampire novel out for the count," by Christopher Fowler and "the definitive account of that post-modern species, the self-obsessed dead" by the New York Times, the series continues to be a bestselling cult classic followed by a legion of fans.
In Anno Dracula 1999: Daikaiju Newman brings his trademark blend of Gothic stylings and pop culture references even closer as fan favourite characters and terrifying monsters crash in to the new millennia...
Vampire princess Christina Light is throwing a New Year's Ev...SHARE: READ MORE William Peter Blatty's masterpiece The Exorcist III coming to HD
Posted on Sunday 29th September 2019
The true heir to William Peter Blatty and William Friedkin's 1973 masterpiece, The Exorcist III is a hellish horror detective story that pairs thoughtful theological themes with scenes of sheer terror and Arrow Video will be releasing it onto Blu-ray on December 9th.
The personal vision of Blatty (the acclaimed author of The Exorcist), The Exorcist III is set 15 years after the events of the first film and sees Lieutenant Kinderman (George C. Scott) investigate a series of horrific murders that follow the modus operandi of the notorious Gemini Killer... who died several years earlier in the electric chair. After his friend Father Dyer (Ed Flanders) ...SHARE: READ MORE FrightFest favourite A Good Woman is Hard to Find coming to cinemas and HD
Posted on Thursday 26th September 2019
Directed by Abner Pastoll and starring Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg, Andrew Simpson and Jane Brennan the superb thriller A Good Woman is Hard to Find will be released in Cinemas and Digital HD on 25th October.
Written by Academy Award nominee and BAFTA winner Ronan Blaney, the movie closed FrightFest 2019 to much acclaim this crowd-pleasing and violent kitchen-sink revenge thriller is a dark and daring journey through Northern Ireland's criminal underbelly.
Recently widowed mother of two Sarah (a tour-de-force Sarah Bolger) is desperate to know who m...SHARE: READ MORE It's almost time to Upgrade
Posted on Monday 23rd September 2019
The critically acclaimed breakout Sci-Fi hit of 2018, Upgrade from director Leigh Whannell (Insidious, Saw) and the team behind Get Out, gets its highly anticipated enhanced release as a Limited Edition Blu-ray, complete with a host of brand new special features from Second Sight Films.
In a near-future world, where technology controls everything, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) is the victim of a brutal mugging that leaves his wife dead and him paralysed. A reclusive billionaire inventor offers him an experimental cure, an A.I. implant called STEM. Grey accepts and is immediately transformed into an unstoppable killing machine with enhanced strength and agility....SHARE: READ MORE Vault of Horror presents The Gates of Hell Trilogy
Posted on Monday 23rd September 2019
Vault of Horror has announced news of a special, deluxe collector's edition to add to this ever growing and superb series of soundtrack releases.
The films that comprise director Lucio Fulci's Gates Of Hell trilogy are all classics of the Italian horror genre. All were released at the height of the 'video nasties' and nearly 40 years on they remain firm fan favourites.
Equally as popular are their soundtracks and this stunning set is guaranteed to take pride of place on all collector's shelves.
LP1: Paura Nella Citta' Dei Morti Viventi/ City Of The Living Dead - Fabio Frizzi LP2: E Tu Vivrai Nel Terrore. L'Aldila/The Beyond - Fabio...SHARE: READ MORE The perfect present for the geek in your life! Vintage Geek: The Quiz Book by Marshall Julius
Posted on Wednesday 18th September 2019
Vintage Geek: The Quiz Book by respected film critic Marshall Julius is the ultimate quiz book for old school nerds. The book celebrates a splendid selection of 20th-century fandoms, from Fifties' sci-fi cinema, Sixties' Star Trek and Seventies' Stephen King to Eighties' actioners, Nineties' Batman' toons and more.
No matter what we're into, geeks of the world share a few common traits: intense and unconditional enthusiasm and the relentless urge to know, and then prove we know, every last thing about the objects of our affection.
With a foreword from Simpsons writer Mike Reiss, Vintage Geek additionally features a fabulous fifty celebrity-penned questions from the likes o...SHARE: READ MORE News Archive: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 PICK OF THE WEEK
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