LATEST | FEATURES | INTERVIEWS | NEWS | FRIGHTFEST | REVIEWS Shameless presents The Beyond on Blu-ray in 2020!
By James Whittington, Thursday 12th December 2019 Shameless Films will unleash Lucio Fulci's horror masterpiece The Beyond, from a new 2K scan on Blu-ray on January 13th.
When jaded New Yorker (Catriona MacColl) inherits a New Orleans hotel, she calls on composed local doctor (David Warbeck) to contain the inexplicable and increasingly gory accidents that are plaguing the building and its grounds. But soon the Gates of Hell themselves open under the hotel, rendering their fight futile as the dead emerge to walk the earth in Fulci's masterpiece of metaphysical horror The Beyond.
'Emily's Eyes' - an interview with Cinzia Monreale (with English subtitles) 'Arachnophobia' - an interview with Michele Mirabella (with English subtitles) 'Murder, They Wrote' - a unique interview with scriptwriter Giorgio Mariuzzo on working with Lucio Fulci (with English subtitles) Prologue four-way comparison showing the original colour, B and W, standard sepia and the new, fourth-way, a golden version of toning over colour.
Archive extras Sergio Salvati (Director of Photography) feature-length audio commentary dissecting the film - with new English subtitles A feature-length audio commentary from stars Catriona McCall and David Warbeck Lucio Fulci speaks (short conversation on a film set)
Special Blu-ray feature For the first time ever The Beyond is presented with four different versions of the prologue, seamlessly branched, allowing fans of Fulci's masterpiece to see the original colour footage which the film was actually shot on, as never seen before and show the various stages of the post-production process of this landmark film. The now accepted standard sepia The original colour camera footage The B and W version A new fourth-way: presented as an homage to director Lucio Fulci and DOP Sergio Salvatti for the first time ever. For this new alternative prologue version Shameless have used the restored colour camera footage as a base on which a new golden toning was applied in reference to known considerations from Salvatti. The result is that the reds of the gore are now strikingly visible and all the light sources such as the torches and car headlights are much more luminous.
MORE NEWS Arrow Video FrightFest announces Glasgow Film Festival 2020 line-up
Posted on Thursday 16th January 2020
Welcome the transgressive, the traumatic and the terrifying as Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK's favourite horror fantasy event, returns to Glasgow Film Festival for a 15th fantastic year, from Thursday 5 March to Saturday 7 March, 2020.
Thirteen is lucky for some as that's the number of new films being presented at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embracing the latest genre discoveries from around the globe, spanning four continents, including one world, two European and seven UK premieres.
Alan Jones, FrightFest co-director, commented: "Welcome to another banner FrightFest and another invitation to explore the horror fantasy genre's fertile harvest bursting with creativity, ...SHARE: READ MORE Demon Records presents a double bill of unique full-cast BBC radio adventures for Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor
Posted on Thursday 16th January 2020
Demon Records continue their acclaimed run of Doctor Who on Vinyl releases by announcing an absolute must for fans of the timeless series.
They will release a double bill of unique full-cast BBC radio adventures starring Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor. The Paradise of Death reunites the Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith and the Brigadier for an adventure that takes them from Hampstead Heath to the far-flung planet of Parrakon, where they face dangers aplenty from the hostile Freeth and Tragan.
In The Ghosts of N-Space, which features Jon Pertwee's final performance as the Doctor, the Time Lord is in Sicily where he discovers trouble in the form of spectral monsters from anothe...SHARE: READ MORE Morbius - New teaser trailer
Posted on Monday 13th January 2020
One of Marvel's most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius.
Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.
Directed by Daniel Espinosa, with a screenplay by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Art Marcum & Matt Holloway, Morbius stars Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, and Tyrese Gibson.
Sony Pictures UK will unleas...SHARE: READ MORE Zombieland: Double Tap coming to HE in February
Posted on Monday 13th January 2020
Remember to limber up and beware of bathrooms, as Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin and Emma Stone return to the United States of Zombieland ten years after their first undead adventure for Ruben Fleischer's long-awaited Zombieland: Double Tap available to Digital Download from February 10 and coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on February 24 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Set one decade after the events of the first film, Zombieland: Double Tap finds Tallahassee (Harrelson), Columbus (Eisenberg), Little Rock (Breslin), and Wichita (Stone) working together as a well-oiled, zombie-killing machine with a new home in the now-vacant White House. These four slayers must ...SHARE: READ MORE A Quiet Place Part II - Brand new trailer
Posted on Friday 3rd January 2020
One of the biggest hits of the last decade is getting a sequel quicker than most of us expected it to, A Quiet Place: Part II will be released into UK cinemas on March 20th.
Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Based on Characters created by Bryan Woods and Scott Beck and written and directed by John Krasinski, this could easily be one of the first big h...SHARE: READ MORE It takes guts to like a movie like Edge of the Axe!
Posted on Friday 20th December 2019
From cult Spanish filmmaker Jose Ramon Larraz (Vampyres, Symptoms) comes Edge of the Axe, the long-neglected late 80s slasher classic, finally unleashed on Blu-ray for the first time ever!
The rural community of Paddock County is being rocked by the crazed exploits of an axe-wielding psychopath, who stalks the night in a black trenchcoat and mask. As the victims pile up, the authorities attempt to keep a lid on the situation, whilst computer whizz-kid Gerald and girlfriend Lillian seek to unmask the killer before the town population reaches zero.
Nominally set in Northern California but shot primarily in Madrid, giving the film an off-kilter, American/European atmosphere akin to the likes of...SHARE: READ MORE What you gonna build? ECTO-1!
Posted on Monday 16th December 2019 Hero Collector, designers, manufacturers and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the many worlds of pop culture, got all spooky earlier this year when they introduced the Build the Ghostbusters Ectomobile subscription program at the first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest, presented by Wizard World at the Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, California on June 8.
Collectors, die-cast enthusiasts, hobbyists and generations of Ghostbusters fans will soon be able to build their very own ECTO-1 in the comfort of their own home or firehouse. This unique subscription program regularly delivers plans, parts and behind-the-scenes insights with which to easily assemble a perfect 1:8-scale die-cast replica of...SHARE: READ MORE Get Scrooged this Christmas thanks to Grimmfest
Posted on Tuesday 10th December 2019 Grimmfest's 2019 seasonal screening pays off-kilter homage to tradition with a showing of Richard Donner's cult classic, Scrooged, which sees Dickens' tale of miserliness and redemption relocated to 80s New York, and Ebeneezer Scrooge magnificently reimagined in the form of Bill Murray's hard nosed TV exec Frank Cross.
With a suitably scabrous and cynical screenplay by notorious Saturday Night Live and National Lampoon scribe Michael Donoghue and Dickens buff Mitch Glazer, who would later go on to adapt Great Expectations for Alfonso Cuaron, and boasting an all-star cast of cult luminaries, including Robert Mitchum, Carol Kane, Karen Allen, Bobcat Goldthwaite, Michael J. Pollard, John...SHARE: READ MORE Sean Doyle is back but so is David Callahan in Shaun Hutson's Testament
Posted on Thursday 5th December 2019 British horror legend Shaun Hutson is back with Testament, a new novel featuring one of his fans most loved characters, Sean Doyle. Published as a new hardback and eBook by Caffeine Nights Publishing, the novel is a direct sequel to the novel Renegades, picks the story up some thirty years later. Sean Doyle is now working as an advisor in Iraq when he is approached by British Intelligence regarding the resurrection of an old nemesis, David Callahan. A man Doyle knows he killed. A man who took the one-woman Doyle ever loved from him.
Older, possibly not wiser but teamed up with a younger operative, Doyle is sent to investigate the rumours surrounding the apparent sightings of Callahan, when supern...SHARE: READ MORE Amicus classics back on Blu-ray
Posted on Wednesday 4th December 2019 Following their highly acclaimed release on Limited Edition Blu-ray, Second Sight is delighted to announce classic Amicus horrors Asylum and The House That Dripped Blood are set to arrive as Standard Edition Blu-rays, complete with a slew of special features and new reversible sleeve artwork created by Graham Humphreys on 6 January.
Iconic 1972 Amicus horror anthology Asylum from Psycho writer Robert Bloch and director Roy Ward Baker (A Night to Remember), follows Doctor Martin (Robert Powell - The Italian Job, The Thirty Nine Steps) as he arrives for a job interview at a secluded asylum for the incurably insane. He must prove himself by listening to the macabre tales of four inmates to determine which is the fo...SHARE: READ MORE Prom Night finally reaches Blu-ray
Posted on Wednesday 4th December 2019
101 Films presents Prom Night (1980), a slasher classic and one of the most influential horror films of the 1980s. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween) and Leslie Nielsen (Airplane!), and adorned with a highly-regarded original score and disco soundtrack, Prom Night is a bloody landmark in high school horror.
Available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK thanks to 101 Films Black Label Prom Night is available now.
Four Hamilton High School seniors have been hiding the truth of what happened to ten-year-old Robin Hammond for six long years. But someone saw what they did and is preparing for vengeance - a prom night killing spree. Hooded, masked, and wielding an axe, h...SHARE: READ MORE Grimmfest 2020 - First guest announced!
Posted on Tuesday 26th November 2019 2020 sees Grimmfest reaching the dirty dozen: Twelve years at the cutting edge of genre film. And to celebrate, next year's festival will be bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever - running from the evening of Wed 7th October through to the evening of Sunday 11th Oct at Odeon Great Northern in Manchester UK. Hell has expanded itself: the festival will now run for five days, to cram in even more amazing genre content.
The Grimmfest team is also excited to announce our first confirmed guest.
Mick Garris has been at the heart of the horror genre since the early 80s, working closely with horror legends such as Stephen King, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Dario Argento and many more. A screenwriter, producer and d...SHARE: READ MORE News Archive: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 PICK OF THE WEEK
Thursday 23rd January
Wednesday 29th January
Sunday 26th January