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Highly anticipated debut from Christine Lynn Herman coming soon
By James Whittington, Monday 4th March 2019
The Devouring Gray

From an exciting new voice in contemporary crossover fantasy, The Devouring Gray is a deliciously atmospheric novel from Christine Lynn Herman that will appeal to fans of Maggie Stiefvater, Leigh Bardugo and V.E. Schwab.

On the edge of town, a beast haunts the woods, trapped in the Gray, its bonds loosening... Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn't have much hope of fitting in at her new school in Four Paths, a town almost buried in the woodlands of rural New York. The fact that she's descended from one of the town's founders doesn't help much, either - her new neighbours treat her with distant respect, and something very like fear. When she meets Justin, May, Isaac, and Harper, all children of founder families,and sees the otherworldly destruction they can wreak, she starts to wonder if the townsfolk are right to be afraid. When bodies start to appear in the woods, the locals become downright hostile. Can the teenagers solve the mystery of Four Paths, and their own part in it, before another calamity strikes?

Blending together the horror of Stranger Things with the unsettling aesthetic of Riverdale, The Devouring Gray is a deeply captivating, page-turning read that's poised to become one of 2019's most talked about books. From the four houses of the Founding Families - Sticks, Stones, Daggers, Bones - where does your power lie?

The Devouring Gray will be published on 16th April thanks to Titan Books.


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12 Hour Shift score coming to vinyl in November
Posted on Friday 25th September 2020
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Festival fave 12 Hour Shift is a stunning 2020 American black comedy, horror, thriller film written and directed by Brea Grant and stars Angela Bettis, Kit Williamson, and David Arquette.

Already a massive hit across the globe the film concentrates on Bettis who plays Mandy, a drug-addicted nurse involved in a black market organ-trading scheme. But things turn ugly across her night shift and she has more to deal with than moaning hospital patients!

Burning Witches Records will release the superb score from Matt Glass on limited edition Scrubs green vinyl with download card and insert print with liner notes by Glass and Brea Grant plus artwork from Ben Turner. The movie is out on V...

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The Walking Dead Delux gets six Charlie Adlard connecting covers
Posted on Wednesday 9th September 2020
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Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to reveal a series of six highly collectible, connecting variant covers by Charlie Adlard, which will be unleashed over the course of the first story arc of The Walking Dead Deluxe full color editions. The iconic independent series that took the entertainment world by storm 17 years ago, The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman (Fire Power, Oblivion Song) and Charlie Adlard (Vampire State Building) will be reissued starting in October as The Walking Dead Deluxe and fully colored by Dave McCaig.

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Dawn of the Dead "the zombie movie to end 'em all" rises again in Limited Edition 4K UHD and Limited Edition Blu-ray
Posted on Wednesday 9th September 2020
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This Autumn, Second Sight Films presents the horror release to end all horror releases. Fans, aficionados and collectors are in for a treat as horror maestro George A. Romero's long-awaited, highly anticipated Dawn of the Dead, finally gets the home entertainment release it deserves.

Widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest horror films of all time, this seminal work has been painstakingly restored and arrives in two separate format releases: Dawn Of The Dead Limited Edition 4K UHD and Dawn Of The Dead Limited Edition Blu-ray on 16 November.

Both Box Sets arrive in stunning packaging featuring the original iconic poster art...

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Look to the skies... in November for Mothra on Blu-ray
Posted on Monday 7th September 2020
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Eureka Entertainment to release Mothra, Ishiro Honda's stunningly inventive monster adventure-fantasy, on home video for the first time in the UK. Available on Blu-ray from 16 November as part of The Masters of Cinema Series in a Limited Edition set of only 3000 copies, featuring a Hardbound Case, 60-page Perfect Bound Collector's Book & Reversible Poster.

One of the most iconic Japanese kaiju, Mothra has appeared in over a dozen feature films. Presented here is her debut, a gloriously vibrant piece of filmmaking that forever changed how kaiju eiga would be produced in Japan.

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New label, Danse Macabre is coming soon
Posted on Saturday 5th September 2020
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Jinga Films have announced the launch of their new distribution arm, Danse Macabre. Under the Jinga umbrella, Danse Macabre will be focused on the distribution of horror films in the English speaking territories, UK, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Danse Macabre will also act as a horror sales sub-label within Jinga Films whilst Jinga itself expands to include a wider range of genres, including arthouse.

Much like Jinga Films, Danse Macabre is co-owned by Julian Richards and Rosana Coutinho. Julian was thrilled to confirm the news. "Danse Macabre will be the home for horror, run by horror fans for horror fans. We travel the world, select the best films and will br...

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The Circus of Horrors is coming to town
Posted on Saturday 5th September 2020
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A gem of classic 60s horror and an early example of British exploitation cinema, Circus of Horrors will be released on Blu-ray for the first time, fully restored with new bonus content, courtesy of Studiocanal's Vintage Classics Collection on 12th October.

Starring Anton Diffring (Beast Must Die, The Man Who Could Cheat Death), Erika Remberg (Mord in Rio), Yvonne Monlaur (The Brides of Dracula), Donald Pleasence (Halloween) and directed by Sidney Hayers (Night of the Eagle) from a screenplay by George Baxt, Circus of Horrors, with its depiction of voluptuous scantily-clad women meeting violent and sadistic ends amidst the lurid backdrop of the circus, is considered to be the third f...

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The Moorcock Library: Elric The Eternal Champion Collection
Posted on Saturday 5th September 2020
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Seminal sword and sorcery author Michael Moorcock weaves stunning blend of magic, heroism, and wonder as his legendary Eternal Champion Elric features in two rarely seen adventures, featuring artwork from legendary French artist Phillippe Druillet.

Based on Michael Moorcock's beloved original stories, through the brilliant artistry of James Cawthorne this book revisits and reimagines his iconic hero, Elric of Melnibone, nearly fifty years after his inception. Elric has been continuously in print since the 1970's, and has been a staple character in pop culture, having appeared in comics, album covers, song lyrics, and even role-playing games.

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A new twisted tale of torture and bloody revenge from Lionsgate UK
Posted on Wednesday 26th August 2020
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The Dare is a twisted tale of torture and bloody revenge starring veteran horror actor Richard Brake (3 From Hell, 31, Mandy) and is being unleashed on Digital Download 5th October and DVD 12th October thanks to Lionsgate UK.

A rare family night for Jay (Bart Edwards) takes a brutal twist when he is kidnapped, waking up chained to the wall of a squalid basement with three other prisoners. When their sadistic captor emerges, his face hidden under a gruesome skin mask, Jay soon realises their time is quickly running out. Jay must engage in a twisted battle of survival to solve the puzzle of his imprisonment, unmask their tormentor and save the lives of his family.

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Lulu Wilson, Kevin James and Joel McHale star in home invasion thriller Becky
Posted on Monday 24th August 2020
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Slickly and smartly directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion (the duo behind cult horror comedy Cooties), Becky promises to be a grisly cross between Home Alone and Last House on the Left featuring a fantastic lead performance from from Lulu Wilson (The Haunting of Hill House, Sharp Objects) who turns from a sulky teen into pint-sized Rambo.

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Record Store Day (Drop 1) releases from Silva Screen announced!
Posted on Monday 24th August 2020
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Record Store Day 2020 is, as you'd expect, a little different this year. Split into three different "Drop" days across August, September and October and all on the last Saturday of each month, the first event is this Saturday.

Silva Screen Records has announced their titles and it includes three limited releases which will appeal to lovers of classic cinema and cult TV.

First up is one for Hammer film fans, James Bernard's Classic Hammer Soundtracks for Dracula and The Curse of Frankenstein. Unleashed on red and green vinyl this is the first vinyl release for both scores. Hammer Films has long held a special place in the hearts of horror fans, ...

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Grimmfest 2020 - Full line up and guests announced
Posted on Monday 17th August 2020
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The Grimmfest Online Edition will present over 20 feature film premieres, two short film showcases, Q&As, seminars, an exclusive audience with one of the genre's foremost movers and shakers, the inimitable Mick Garris (Masters Of Horror, Stephen King's The Stand), and extra exclusive content for full pass holders; across five days in early October (7th - 11th October).

The festival will open with the European premiere of John Hyams' harrowing psychological thriller, Alone, featuring a powerhouse performance from Jules Willcox as a grieving widow who finds herself caught up in a savage game of cat and mouse with Marc Menchaca's ruthless and relentless misogynous psychopa...

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Brain Dead is coming to Blu-ray
Posted on Thursday 13th August 2020
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101 Films will release Adam Simon's Brain Dead on 28th September, a mind-bending nightmare based on a story from The Twilight Zone writer Charles Beaumont, released on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on the 101 Films Black Label. Extras include a new documentary on the film, a new interview with director Adam Simon in which he discusses Brain Dead and working with Roger Corman, and a booklet with new writing on the film. The initial run with booklet and slipcase is limited to 3000 units.

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