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Titan's new Hard Case Crime comic launches with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium
By James Whittington, Saturday 4th March 2017
GWTDT#1_01_Cover_APresenting a new vision of the worldwide bestselling Millennium novels by Stieg Larsson, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium is a serialized comic book adaptation of Lisbeth Salander's harrowing story published in English for the first time.

Written by Sylvain Runberg (Orbital) and illustrated by Jose Homs (L'Angelus) and Man, with an all-new translation by Rachel Zerner, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Millennium tells a story of violence and cruelty, family secrets and international intrigue, with deception and betrayal coiling around each corner.

Facing prison time for libel, discredited journalist Mikael Blomkvist is hired by a reclusive industrialist to investigate an unresolved family disappearance. Aided by the mysterious computer hacker, Lisabeth Salander, the two soon discover a brutal trail of murder, deception and dark secrets.

Issue 1 will be released June 28th thanks to Titan Comics

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Umberto Lenzi's Cannibal Ferox gets 2K restoration release thanks to Shameless
Posted on Thursday 17th May 2018

Nearly a decade after initiating the genre with Man From Deep River, director Umberto Lenzi gives the final word on the Italian gut-muncher with his ferocious flesh-feasting masterpiece Cannibal Ferox.

To lay to rest the 'myth' of tribal cannibalism, PhD student Gloria (Lorraine De Selle) journeys to the Amazon jungle but things soon go awry when her party encounters sadistic cocaine cowboy Mike (Giovanni Lombardo Radice). Mike is on the run from the hungry locals but all is not what it seems - as the travellers venture into the heart of darkness, they soon discover what it means to be hunted.

Cannibal Ferox questions the nature of human atrocity, pulling no punches with its visceral depiction...

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Dare you journey to The Mountain of the Cannibal God?
Posted on Wednesday 16th May 2018

Shameless invites you on the trip of a lifetime - journey to The Mountain of the Cannibal God for sun, wildlife and... gut-munching natives! You might just never come home...

Ursula Andress (The 10th Victim) goes under attack from the Green Inferno as she travels to the jungles of New Guinea in search of her husband, a scientist who's vanished in the untamed wilderness. Soon the poisonous spiders and deadly snakes bare their teeth, as her exploration party journeys towards the sacred mountain of Ra Ra Me, where death awaits. Erupting in an insane climax of frenzied flesh-eating, Sergio Martino's (All the Colours of the Dark) deranged vision of horror will have you wincing until the credits r...

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A Habit worth getting into
Posted on Tuesday 15th May 2018

From director Simeon Halligan (White Settlers, Splintered) and based on the cult novel by Stephen McGeagh, Habit is a blood-drenched and intense claustrophobic film set in the underbelly of Manchester starring Jessica Barden from the hit Netflix show The End of the F****ing World and Showtime's horror drama series Penny Dreadful.

This shocking, visceral and, very often, twisted tale also stars Elliot James Langridge (Northern Soul), William Ash (The Tunnel), Sally Carman (Shameless), Joanne Mitchell (Attack of the Adult Babies) and Roxanne Pallett (Wrong Turn 6).

Habit centres around Michael (Langridge) who as a young boy, along with his sister, witnesses the suicide of his mother. Now...

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Craven's Mind Ripper getting HD release from 88 Films
Posted on Monday 14th May 2018

Every horror fan that is worth a pint of blood knows very well that Wesley Earl Craven created one of the all-time greatest fright films in 1977's timeless terror-piece The Hills Have Eyes.

Following up his trendsetting The Last House On The Left (1972), Craven crafted a chiller that is largely seen as a gore game-changer - channelling cannibalism, family conflict and bone-crunching jump-scares. However what few viewers know is that, after the official sequel The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 in 1985, Craven himself would begin badgering away at an attempt to continue his classic desert-set mythology and expand its already fantastical scope into an even more supernatural-themed direction... The result wa...

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First ever Fractured Visions Film Festival unveils poster and dates
Posted on Friday 11th May 2018

Fractured Visions Film Festival is headed up by filmmaker Phil Escott (Cruel Summer) and genre academic Dr. Mikel J. Koven (La Dolce Morte), and is a celebration of all things horror. The festival has been designed to help spotlight both emerging talent within the horror genre and those who have helped build it. Over two days, Fractured Visions will be showing eight new feature films and two classics along with ten new short films. The goal is to source the best in today's independent horror cinema. The festival will be offering awards in a number of categories, and the line-up of judges includes filmmakers, distributors and sales agents. The winning filmmakers will then be provided with...

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Laura Vandervoort will lead the cast for remake of Cronenberg's classic, Rabid
Posted on Friday 11th May 2018

Clay Epstein's Film Mode Entertainment has announced that Laura Vandervoort (JIGSAW) will lead the cast on their newest feature, Rabid, a remake of the 1977 David Cronenberg film of the same name. Horror fans already know that the "Twisted Twins" aka, the Soska Sisters (American Mary, Dead Hooker In A Trunk) are directing.

Rabid, written by Jen and Sylvia Soska and John Serge will have a modern and relevant spin from the woman's perspective, and the addition of Laura Vandervoort, this new Rabid promises to be a uniquely chilling, and captivating film whilst drawing influences from the original movie. It follows Rose, a young woman who, after an accident leaves her scarred beyond recognition, undergoes a radical ...

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Roll up. Roll up! Killer Klowns From Outer Space: Reimagined coming to download and CD.
Posted on Thursday 10th May 2018

Varese Sarabande Records will release Killer Klowns From Outer Space: Reimagined , a new recording of the soundtrack digitally on May 18th and on CD May 25. The album features the film's original synth score re-imagined by composer John Massari, performed by the 30-piece Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, with a special guest appearance by composer Bear McCreary playing the accordion and hurdy gurdy. As a special treat, The Dickies recorded a BRAND NEW version of the film's theme song, featuring an extra creepy intro followed by their signature pure punk energized sound.

"Clowns can be frightening, bizarre and terrifying. We took that primordial fear and put it in a Sci-Fi movie," explained composer John Massa...

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The First Doctor is back and this time it's war!
Posted on Thursday 10th May 2018

The First Doctor is back in action, well on audio anyway as Peter Purves reads Doctor Who: Men of War, an original adventure featuring the First Doctor, Steven and Sara, set in the First World War.

"The Battle of the Somme is the pivotal moment of this conflict... History hinges on it!" It's the start of August 1916, and war is raging on the battlefields of France. In the front line trenches, British soldiers are vanishing without trace. Captain Mark Steadman witnesses one of his comrades being pulled down beneath the mud, and realises that something is terribly wrong.

When three civilians and a large blue box arrive on the scene, Steadman finds himself helping in their enquiries. The Doctor dec...

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Prepare yourself for the Attack of the Adult Babies' stunning artwork!
Posted on Sunday 6th May 2018
Nucleus Films have released the stunning new artwork created exclusively by the legendary graphic artist Graham Humphreys for the slipcase 1-1000 numbered limited edition Blu-ray of Dominic Brunt's Attack of the Adult Babies, which is being released nationwide on June 11.

And, in further good news for genre fans, HMV will be racking the limited Edition Blu-ray in their "Special Edition range" in stores across the country.

Nucleus Films have released the stunning new artwork created exclusively by the legendary graphic artist Graham Humphreys for the slipcase 1-1000 numbered limited edition Blu-ray of Dominic Brunt's Attack of the Adult Babies, which is being rel...

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Before the City, Kristen Davis entered the Doom Asylum!
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018

If you thought Sex and the City 2 was a stomach-churner, you ain't seen nothing yet! Long before playing one of Carrie Bradshaw's best gal pals, actress Kristen Davis found herself up against an altogether different kind of horror in 1987's Doom Asylum: a riotous mix of gore, gags and goth girl groups galore!

When a group of horny teens wind up on the grounds of a creepy abandoned asylum, they think they've found the perfect place to party. Little do they know that inside the building's crumbling walls lurks a freakishly deformed maniac, driven to madness by the tragic loss of his fiancee in a car accident. With an array of grisly surgical tools at his disposal, it's only a matter of time before th...

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Party like it's 1982 with Grimmfest on May 27th
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018

Grimmfest are mad about horror on the big screen, and few decades have provided more cult classics than the 1980s. For their next event on May 27th Grimmfest celebrates some gems of 1982.

The event kicks off with a special pre-release screening of remastered British cult classic, Xtro, following this with a tribute to the late great George A. Romero, Creepshow. Then they take the temperature down with John Carpenter's absolute classic, The Thing, before finishing off with something special: a 3D screening of Friday the 13th Part 3 (glasses provided)!

The screening will take place at the Plaza in Stockport (less than 10 mins by train from Manchester city centre) - an amazing art deco super-cine...

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All together at last, every episode of The Twilight Zone in one box-set
Posted on Monday 30th April 2018

"There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man, it is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination it's an area which we call... The Twilight Zone."

Created by the legendary and visionary writer Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone was a TV series that raised the benchmark in fantastical storytelling.

From 11th June you'll be able to explore the depths of the unknown as the complete collection of episodes from The Twilight Zone is being made available in one smart ...

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