Friday, 31 January 2014

"Murder in Miami" - US DVD Artwork and Trailer

Osiris DVD have just unveiled the artwork and trailer for their new suspense thriller "Murder in Miami", which they'll be releasing onto US DVD Feb 25. Check them out below..


The film follows a successful fashion photographer (Joseph Myers) who is wrongly accused of murdering several beautiful young models.  As more women are murdered,  finds himself in a race to clear his name and save his own life, and in the process, uncovers some dark secrets hidden behind the glass and concrete facade of the magic city.
Murder in Miami is written and directed by Award-Winning filmmaker Will Vazquez.

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"Black Water Vampire" - bites UK DVD

Who or what is responsible for a series of brutal killings, where the victims’ bodies have been found drained of blood in Black Water Creek? A young journalist and her team investigate in "Black Water Vampire" , which is coming to UK DVD from Image Entertainment.
Raymond Banks, has been locked up and certified criminally insane for the murders of four women whose bodies were brutalised and dumped in the woods, but Andrea Adams thinks the police have got it wrong and she’s taking her film crew to find out the truth.

What they find there can only be told by the footage left behind. There are darker forces at work than anyone outside of Black Water can know…or will ever live to tell. Blood wrenching, soul-shattering terror waits for those who dare enter these woods in search of the Black Water Vampire.

"Black Water Vampire" is a first for found footage as vampires invade the genre in this slick, atmospheric horror that builds to a truly chilling climax. It makes its UK DVD debut on 24 March 2014 from Image Entertainment.
View the trailer on YouTube.
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Robocop Vs Ed-209 clip

Studio Canal have just released this new clip from "Robocop", which hits UK cinemas Feb 7th.

For more info visit the films Facebook and Twitter pages.

Thursday, 30 January 2014

New Poster and Trailer released for "Gravedigger".

Producer Keith Collins got in touch this week to tell us about his new film "Gravedigger", which is being shot in New Jersey, as they have just revealed the poster artwork (pictured left) for the film and have released a new trailer to YouTube (see link below).
“Gravedigger” tells the story of Steve Borden (Keith Collins- "The Meat Puppet"), a brilliant, young criminal defense attorney, who makes his living defending the indefensible. When a case gone horribly wrong haunts him, Borden’s conscience begins to send him into a guilt-ridden spiral. District Attorney Mike Ruble (Brandon Ruckdashel) suspects that the recent rash of dead bodies turning up in shallow graves are down to town's Police Cheif George Orkin (Jim McKeown), who is tied to crime boss Charles Muzzatti (John Stoerback - "The Next Vigilante").

As paranoia rises and Borden, Orkin, Ruble & Muzzatti try to pin the murders on each other, could another, more sinister force be hunting them? Codes, morals and misguided views of justice collide when the law, the mob and the Gravedigger face off in a bloody battle that will darken the survivor’s souls forever. But will burying the guilty, bury the Gravedigger’s own guilt?

Guns N Roses guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal and former NY Yankees Baseball Player, Billy Sample also star. View the trailer of YouTube.

For more info visit the film's IMDB and Facebook pages.


Monday, 27 January 2014

"Cold Comes the Night" on UK DVD

Alice Eve ("Star Trek Into Darkness") and Golden Globe winner Bryan Cranston (TV’s "Breaking Bad") star in the edge-of-your-seat, cat-and-mouse thriller COLD COMES THE NIGHT, available on UK DVD and Digital this February.
Chloe (Alice Eve) and daughter Sophia (Ursula Parker) live in a rundown motel on a lonely highway pit stop. As the proprietor of the motel, Chloe is in financial trouble and has let Billy (Logan Marshall-Green - "Prometheus"), a corrupt cop, take advantage of her situation. One night, Topo (Bryan Cranston), a nearly blind career criminal, and his driver stop at the motel while en route to deliver cash to an unknown boss. After an accident, which kills his driver and gets his car impounded, he takes Chloe and Sophia hostage, forcing them to go after Billy, who has stolen Topo’s money from the car.
Hoping to escape to a better life, Chloe tries to strike a deal with Topo but soon finds herself in over her head, and a series of double crosses leaves a cloud of mayhem and murder.

COLD COMES THE NIGHT is directed by Tze Chun from a screenplay by Tze Chun, Osgood Perkins & Nick Simon.  The film is released to UK DVD and on Digital download, February 17th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Bonus features on the DVD include Deleted Scenes.
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Saturday, 25 January 2014

Death Walks - My final set report video

This was a little video a shot back in September 2013, about (what was supposed to be) the final night of filming on the set of "Death Walks" at the Mercury Mall in Romford. Only just got around to editing and uploading it, so enjoy.

The film should hopefully be released by the end of 2014, following it's festival run.

For more info visit the official Website, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Friday, 24 January 2014

Forest Whittaker's "Repentance" in selected cinemas February.

From Lionsgate and Codeblack Films. Years after a drunken car crash that almost took his life, Tommy Carter (Anthony Mackie) has reinvented himself as a therapist/spiritual advisor who advocates a synthesis of world religions and positivity. He’s parlayed this vocation into a successful book release that one day draws the attention of Angel Sanchez (Forest Whitaker), a profoundly troubled man fixated on the “untimely” death of his mother.

When Carter takes on Sanchez as a personal client in an effort to raise funds for his indebted brother Ben (Mike Epps), things quickly take a turn for the worse. Angel needs much more than a simple life coach.

What may be simple to grasp for some is the idea that single actions in the past comprise tidal waves of reactions in the present. Director Philippe Caland's REPENTANCE examines these issues against a backdrop of kidnapping and murder.
View the trailer on YouTube.

REPENTANCE will open on February 28, 2014, in limited release.

Italian Composer Riz Ortalani dies, aged 87.

Was very sad to hear that Italian movie soundtrack composer Riz Ortalani, of "Cannibal Holocaust" and more recently "Django Unchained" fame passed away yesterday (23/01/14).
The following obituary was posted over at Dangerous Minds.
Italian film composer Riziero “Riz” Ortolani died in Rome at the age of 87. Sadly, Ortolani—who worked with directors like Vittorio De Sica, Dino Risi, Damiano Damiani, Lucio Fulchi, Gualtiero Jacopetti and Pupi Avati—would have celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary of marriage to his wife Katyna in just a few days time.
Ortolani’s music first gained worldwide exposure with his score for the infamous Mondo Cane. The film’s title theme “More” won him a Grammy and an Oscar nomination. It’s been covered by Frank Sinatra and Count Basie, Judy Garland, Andy WIlliams, Herb Alpert and many others.
In a career that spanned decades, Ortolani wrote the music for around three hundred bloody giallo films, “Mondo” documentaries, zombie flicks, exploitation films and spaghetti westerns. In recent years his work has been heard in the films of Quentin Tarantino and in Drive.
RIP Riz, cult movie fans the world over will miss you.

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Dead Snow 2 : Red Vs Dead trailer...

Yup, this is definately happening. "Dead Snow 2" is coming, checkout the theatrical trailer below...

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Frightfest announces Glasgow Film Festival Line-Up.

From Thursday Feb 27 to Sunday March 2, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy festival returns to its second home at the Glasgow Film Festival for the 9th year with an impressive slate of the hottest new horror films.
Some of FrightFest’s favourite filmmakers take centre-stage this year, including Ti West, who has teamed up with producer Eli Roth for the cult of the damned shocker THE SACRAMENT. As well as screening the film, FrightFest’s Alan Jones will be talking to Ti at a special presentation on Thursday February 27 at the GFT Screen 2.
FrightFest also welcomes director Jake West and producer Marc Morris, who will be  introducing the world premiere of VIDEO NASTIES: DRACONIAN DAYS, their sequel to the critically acclaimed VIDEO NASTIES: MORAL PANIC, CENSORSHIP & VIDEOTAPE documentary. It promises to provide even more engaging knowledge and sobering insight into the heinous blot on 1980s film culture. The screening will be followed by a (no doubt) lively panel discussion.
FrightFest is also hosting the world premiere of THE SCRIBBLER, based on Dan Shaffer’s bestselling graphic novel featuring a super-hot cast. Director John Suits, producer of CHEAP THRILLS, will be in attendance.
As will Jordan Barker, director of the terrific sucker punch home invasion chiller TORMENT, starring Katharine Isabelle, which will receive its European premiere,
Also attending is Indiana writer/director Zack Parker, with the UK premiere of his extraordinary film PROXY, a daring and highly original chiller. Parker has slowly been building a following with INEXCHANGE, QUENCH and SCALENE and will be flying in from the USA to talk about his burgeoning career.
Other UK premieres on show are the bigger and wickeder WOLF CREEK 2 and KILLERS, a dark, twisted tale from the Mo Brothers duo of Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto.  Then there are two highly impressive feature debuts - Cliff Prowse and Derek Lee’s AFFLICTED, a clever spin on the found-footage trend and Spanish director Jorge Dorado’s probing, twisty MINDSCAPE starring Mark Strong.
Plus there are Scottish premieres for the Sci-fi shocker ALMOST HUMAN directed by Joe Begos and director Michael S. Ojeda’s provocative and compelling SAVAGED.


The full line-up
THURS 27 FEB – GFT Screen 2
21:00 IN CONVERSATION WITH TI WEST (Special event)
Join us for this very special FrightFest event in which West will talk candidly to film critic and author Alan Jones about his extraordinary career, his influences and exciting future plans.
90 mins. Hosted by FrightFest’s Alan Jones

FRI 28 FEB – GFT Screen 1
13:30  SAVAGED  (Scottish Premiere)
THE CROW meets I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE in a viciously gory supernatural shocker.
Director: Michael S. Ojeda  US 2013  95 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Amanda Adrienne, Tom Ardavany, Ronnie Gene Blevins
15:40 PROXY (UK Premiere)
Friendship and understanding can be very dangerous things when accepted by the wrong people. When a mugging victim meets a couple of psychotic women during a victim support group session.
Director: Zack Parker  US 2013  120 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Alexia Rasmussen, Alexa Havins, Kristina Klebe
18:45  WOLF CREEK 2 (UK Premiere)
Mick Taylor is back with a few days to kill! Bolder, gorier and placed on a far bigger canvas than the original Ozploitation classic, star John Jarratt and director Greg McLean return with an even more twisted sequel.
Director: Greg McLean  Australia 2013  107 mins  Cert 18
Cast: John Jarratt, Ryan Corr, Shannon Ashlyn
21:15  THE SACRAMENT (Scottish Premiere)
From the darkest imagination of indie poster boy Ti West, and produced by genre guru Eli Roth, comes THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL director’s freakiest chiller so far.
Director: Ti West  US 2013 92 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz
23:30  AFFLICTED (UK Premiere)
Just when you’d thought the ‘found footage’ trend had snatched its final breath...up pops this clever spin on a classic scary story,  as two best friends see their world trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one is struck by a mysterious illness that changes his metabolism making him superhuman.
Directors: Cliff Prowse, Derek Lee  Canada/US 2013  86 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Cliff Prowse, Derek Lee, Edo Van Breeman
SAT 1 MARCH – GFT Screen 1
11:00  VIDEO NASTIES: DRACONIAN DAYS  (World Premiere)
The highly anticipated follow-up to their critically acclaimed VIDEO NASTIES: MORAL PANIC, CENSORSHIP & VIDEOTAPE documentary, director Jake West and producer Marc Morris continue uncovering the shocking story of home entertainment post the 1984 Video Recordings Act.
Director: Jake West   UK 2014  80 mins  Cert 18 
13:30  THE SCRIBBLER (World Premiere)
Based on writer artist Dan (DOGHOUSE) Shaffer’s graphic novel comes a thrilling blend of sci-fi action, film noir and mind-bending slasher.  A young girl moves into a halfway house for recently released mental patients. Only to find residents are dying at an alarming rate, which might be connected to their forms of treatement.
Director: John Suits  US 2014  88 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku
16:00 TORMENT (European Premiere)
Newlyweds Cory and Sarah Morgan head to the country for some much-needed family time, only to find a deranged family of killers hiding in the house.
Director: Jordan Barker  Canada 2013  90 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Peter DaCunha, Katharine Isabelle, Stephen McHattie
18:30  MINDSCAPE  (UK Premiere)
John is a mind detective, paid to enter people’s memories and uncover the reality behind crimes. It’s down to people like him to explore the shadows of the psyche sifting out selective fact from false recognition fiction. But what will he make of his new assignment, the brilliant, troubled and allegedly sexually abused teenager Anna?
Director: Jorge Dorado  US/Spain2013  95 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Mark Strong, Taissa Famiga, Brian Cox
21:00  ALMOST HUMAN (Scottish Premiere)
Mark Fisher disappeared from home in a blinding blue light flash. His friend Seth Hampton was the last person to see him alive. Two years later, a series of atrocious, grisly murders leads Seth to believe that Mark has somehow returned, but changed into something different, strange… not of this world.
Director: Joe Begos  US  2013  80 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Graham Skipper, Vanessa Leigh, Josh Ethier
23:15  KILLERS (UK Premiere)
Join The Mo Brothers (MACABRE) on a dark voyage into the warped minds of two men with nothing in common: Nomura, a self-obsessed serial killer, and Bayu, a failing journalist who turns sadistic vigilante.
Directors: Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto  Indonesia/Japan 2013  140 mins  Cert 18
Cast: Ray Sahetapy, Oka Antara, Rin Takanashi
SUN 2 MARCH – Cineworld Renfrew St Screen 7
Repeat screenings
16:00    WOLF CREEK 2
21:00    KILLERS
To book tickets:
+44 (0)141 332 6535 /
Passes: £70 - for all eleven films on Fri 28 Feb and Sat 1 March
Single tickets: £8.50, £6.50 (concession) for ‘In Conversation with Ti West’ event on Thurs 27 Feb and the five Sunday repeat screenings on Sun 2 March.
Please note that there are no single tickets available for the Friday and Saturday films. 
For trailers and further information:
The tenth annual Glasgow Film Festival runs from 20 February – 2 March 2014.
Glasgow Film Festival takes over a number of venues across the city for the duration of the Festival: all FrightFest screenings will be at Glasgow Film Theatre on Rose Street. The full programme was announced on Tuesday 21 January at 7pm, and tickets will be onsale from 10am on Friday 24 January.

Please see for full programme details

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Sci-Fi thriller "Scavengers" comes to UK DVD and BD

Image Entertainment is delighted to announce their first UK release, Sci-Fi action thriller "Scavengers" onto DVD and BD.
In a forgotten corner of the universe, a battle is raging that threatens our very existence. Our future lies in the hands of Scavengers.
The crew of the Starship Revelator survive by keeping out of trouble, until they stumble across the mechanics of ultimate destruction. A rival ship has it in their sights, and they will stop at nothing to master a power that could destroy the universe.
The fight for the future is on – a battle against oblivion. To the victor goes untold power; to the vanquished, death, devastation and the cold dark emptiness of space.
Starring Roark Critchlow (V/Battlestar Galactica), Jeremy London (Sink Hole/The Devil’s Dozen) and Sean Patrick Flanery (Dexter/Saw : The Final Chapter), this CGi packed sci-fi thriller makes its UK DVD and Blu-ray debut on 27 January 2014.

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Haunting in Connecticut 2 - out on UK disc this March.

Lionsgate films will be releasing "HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT 2: GHOSTS OF GEORGIA" to UK DVD and BD this March. The chilling true story from the production team behind 2009’s The Haunting in Connecticut starring Abigail Spencer (Cowboys & Aliens), Chad Michael Murray (House of Wax) and Katee Sackoff (Riddick).
Andy Wyrick (Chad Michael Murray) and his wife, Lisa (Abigail Spencer) are over the moon when they find what seems to be the ideal location to bring up their young daughter Heidi (Emily Alyn Lind) – an old house situated deep in the woods of rural Georgia that used to be a staging post for escaping slaves on the underground railway.
But soon after the move, as Heidi begins to witness a number of disturbing supernatural events, the ghostly spirits of the house’s past return to unleash terror on the present owners.

Extras on the discs include..
- “Seeing Ghosts” Featurette
- Outtakes
- Deleted Scenes (with optional filmmaker commentary).

The film is released to UK disc March 3rd.

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Fright Rags present "Day of the Dead" merchandise.

The darkest day of horror the world has ever known is upon us. Pre-orders have launched for Fright-Rags' merchandise celebrating George A. Romero's Day of the Dead
Fright-Rags' limited edition Day of the Dead box set features a shirt designed by Justin Osbourn (available as a T-shirt, girls shirt and zip-up hoodie), along with a canister of rocks taken from the Wampum Mines - the filming location of Day of the Dead. An 11x17 poster and a prismatic sticker round out the set, which is beautifully packed in a collector's box. There are only 500 box sets available, so sizes and quantities are limited.
Zombie aficionados will also want to pick up the limited edition 18x24 screen-printed poster featuring artwork by Gary Pullin. The posters are limited to a mere 200, and each individually-numbered piece is signed by Lori Cardille (who stars in the film as Sarah). Pullin's art is also available on shirts and hoodies. Last but certainly not least is a shirt designed by Jeff Zornow that depicts the gruesome Dr. Tongue leading a horde of undead friends.
These items are now available for pre-order exclusively on until Monday, January 27 at 10am EST. Orders are expected to ship in late-February.
These items can be pre-ordered from the Fright Rags Website
US horror fans also note, in conjunction with the release, Fright-Rags is hosting a 35mm film screening of Day of the Dead at The Little Theatre in Rochester, NY on Friday the 24th of January. Details can be found HERE.

Graveyard Calling announces 4 new horror soundtracks

Graveyard Calling Horror Records have announced 4 new titles, which will be available through their website shortly, available on retro style audio cassette and digital download.
Vespar - Alchemy

Fresh from the lab- US artist Vespar brings 7 tracks of transmutated-monsterstep! Includes 2 bonus tracks!
Available on chemical-green cassette! Preorder now for instant download of "Slime"
Darknesss - Destination of Madness

Greek darkpsy artist Darkness takes you on a psychedelic journey into hell! Each track increases in pace- feel your sanity slipping away as you get closer to the end!

Transparent cassette! Preorder now for instant download of "Horror Visions"
Gost - Skull
80s-horror-soundtrack influences mixed with electro beats/basslines. Second run on whiter-than-a-bleached-skull cassette! Only 30 made!
Preorder now for instant download of all 7 tracks!

Gost - S/T
Gost's new EP on white cassette! Currently available to preorder as a bundle (including an awesome t-shirt) from Gost's bandcamp.
Preorder for instant download of "Ritual" and "Cascade"

To listen to samples from these titles and to pre-order, visit

Omnicorp - UK product launch announcement!

Checkout this video from Omnicorp, who have just announced their latest product for the UK

Robocop hits UK cinemas Feb 7th.

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Friday, 17 January 2014

Arrow to release Brian DePalma's "Phantom of Paradise"

Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of Brian De Palma’s seminal horror fantasy Phantom of the Paradise coming to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on 24th February.
One of 2014’s most hotly anticipated titles from the Arrow Video label, Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise came hot on the heels of his early horror film Sisters. An inspired rock ’n’ roll fusion of Faust, The Phantom of the Opera and The Picture of Dorian Gray boasts an Oscar-nominated score by Paul Williams, who also stars as an evil record producer who not only steals the work of composer/performer Winslow Leach (William Finley) but gets him locked up in Sing Sing - and that’s not the worst that happens to him along the way.  

Few revenge scenarios have ever been so amply justified, but the film is also constantly aware of the satirical possibilities offered by the 1970s music industry, exemplified by Gerrit Graham’s hilariously camp glam-rock star.  Jessica Harper (Suspiria) appears in her first major role as the naïve but ambitious singer, on whom Winslow secretly dotes. 

Prodigiously inventive both musically and visually, this is one of De Palma’s most entertaining romps, not least because it was so clearly a labour of love.

This feature-packed disc will be released as both a Limited Edition SteelBook and deluxe Blu-ray featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by The Red Dress. This exciting Blu-ray release will also include an exclusive collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by festival programmer Michael Blyth and an exploration of the film’s troubled marketing history by Ari Kahan, curator of, illustrated with original stills and promotional material.

• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the feature, available in the UK for the first time!
• Original uncompressed Stereo PCM / 4.0 DTS-HD Master Audio options
• Isolated Music and Effects soundtrack
• Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
• Paradise Regained – A 50 minute documentary on the making of the film featuring director Brian De Palma, producer Ed Pressman, the late star William Finley, star and composer Paul Williams, co-stars Jessica Harper and Gerrit Graham and more!
• Guillermo Del Toro interviews Paul Williams (72 mins, 2014)
• The Swan Song Fiasco: A new video piece exploring the changes made to the film in post-production
• Archive interview with costume designer Rosanna Norton
• William Finley on the Phantom doll!
• Paradise Lost and Found: Alternate takes and bloopers from the cutting room floor
• Original Trailers
• Radio Spots
• Gallery of rare stills including behind-the-scenes images by photographer Randy Black
• Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by festival programmer Michael Blyth and an exploration of the film’s troubled marketing history by Ari Kahan, curator of, illustrated with original stills and promotional material
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by The Red Dress [Amaray release only]
• Limited Edition SteelBook™ packaging featuring original artwork [ SteelBook only]
• Booklet featuring new writing on the film by John Kenneth Muir, author of The Films of John Carpenter, as well as a re-print of an interview with production designer John Lloyd and make-up effects artist Steve Johnson on the design and effects of the film, illustrated with archive stills and posters
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The Devil's Bargain - available online NOW

Unseen. Uncertified. Unmissable. Drew Cullingham (UMBRAGE: THE FIRST VAMPIRE, BLACK SMOKE RISING) has written and directed a savage, psychological portrait of love, lust and the end of the world, which will be available to watch for just £3.99 from Mon Jan 17, 2014 (see links below) 
It’s 1974 and Earth is about to be obliterated by a massive asteroid. Adi (Jonnie Hurn) and his young wife Ange (Chloe Farnworth), haunted by memories of the death of their son, journey to the idyllic rural setting where he was conceived, determined to shed clothes, inhibitions and psychological traumas before the planet is destroyed forever. But the arrival of Luca (Dan Burman), a charismatic and mysterious young photographer, turns what’s left of their world upside-down and the horror to come is of biblical proportions.
Cullingham told us: “It was made on a shoestring budget in twenty-four hours over four days, using an experimental ‘pinhole’ technique to give it a unique look. Containing copious amounts of full frontal nudity, the mantra for this film has been: No money. No clothes. No fear”.
A Disparado and Monk3ys Ink Films production, written and directed by Drew Cullingham, produced by Drew Cullingham & Ian Manson, co-produced by  James Fisher & Andrew Mackay. Starring Jonnie Hurn, Chloe Farnworth & Dan Burman.
You can view the film online at the Official Website and at Distrify
View the trailer on YouTube.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Hammer Double Bills - on the Horror Channel (UK)

Vampire vixens, creepy castles, mouldy mummies, satanic sadists and Lee & Cushing on top show.  Yes, its Hammer heaven as the UK’s number one TV destination for all things horror presents a HAMMER DOUBLE-FEATURE SEASON, which broadcasts from Sat Feb 1 – Feb 22 @ 9.00pm.

Here is the line-up:

Sat 1 Feb @ 21:00 – DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1966)
This sequel to the 1958 The Horror of Dracula sees the supposedly dead Count Dracula back in bloody business once his trusty servant Klove entices the English Kents - Charles (Francis Matthews), brother Alan (Charles Tingwell), and their wives, Diana (Suzan Farmer) and Helen (Barbara Shelley), inside his welcoming castle. Directed by Terence Fisher, this is seen as the “quintessential Hammer horror"
Sat 1 Feb @  22:45 - SCARS OF DRACULA (1970)
 Directed by Roy Ward Baker, this popular sequel to Taste the Blood of Dracula stars Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, who spreads his evil from his mountaintop castle. When libertine Paul Carlson disappears one night, his brother Simon and girlfriend trace him to the area, discovering a terrified populace. They make their way towards the sinister castle and its undead host. Also stars Dennis Waterman.

Sat 8 Feb @ 21.00 – FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN (1967)
Directed by Terence Fisher, this popular feature stars Peter Cushing as Baron Frankenstein, who discovers a way of trapping the soul of a dead person. Frankenstein believes he can transfer the soul into a recently deceased female (Susan Denberg) to restore her to life. This is one of the most critically acclaimed Hammer films and Martin Scorsese cites this as one of his favourite films.
The aged Baron Victor Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) is housed at an insane asylum where he has been made a surgeon, where, under the alias of Dr. Carl Victor, uses his position to continue his experiments in the creation of man. Filmed at Elstree Studios in 1972 but not released until 1974, it was the final chapter in the Hammer Frankenstein saga of films as well as director Terence Fisher's last film.
Sat 15 Feb @21:00 – THE MUMMY’S SHROUD (1967)
Directed by John Gilling, the film stars André Morell and David Buck as explorers who uncover the tomb of an ancient Egyptian mummy. (played by stuntman Eddie Powell, Christopher Lee’s regular stunt double), brought back to life to wreak revenge on his enemies. It was the third of Hammer's four Mummy films, and the last to feature a bandaged mummy. It was the final Hammer production to be made at Bray Studios.

Sat 15 Feb @  22:45 - BLOOD FROM THE MUMMY’S TOMB (1971)
This was the swan song for director Seth Holt, who died before filming finished. An expedition, led by Professor Fuchs (Andrew Keir), find the tomb of an evil Egyptian princess. Her preserved, still-bleeding severed hand sports a dazzling ruby ring. Several years later, Fuchs gives the ring to his daughter Margaret (Valerie Leon), who slowly begins to take on the malevolent traits of its original wearer.

Sat 22 Feb @ 21:00 – THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968)
The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil in this gripping tale of Satanism, based on the best-selling 1934 novel of the same name by Dennis Wheatley. Written by Richard Matheson and directed by Terence Fisher, the film stars Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, Niké Arrighi, Leon Greene and Patrick Mower. Christopher Lee has often said that of all his vast back catalogue of films this is his favourite

Sat 22 Feb @ 22:50 - TO THE DEVIL A DAUGHTER (1976)
Directed by Peter Sykes, this was the second of Wheatley's "black magic" novels to be filmed by Hammer, following The Devil Rides Out and stars Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman, Nastassja Kinski and Denholm Elliott. Wheatley disliked the film because  it did not follow his novel and found it obscene. Wheatley told Hammer Production that they were not to make another film from his novels ever again.
TV: Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Devil Baby terrifies New Yorkers!!!

To promote the release of "Devil's Due", some practical jokers took an animatronic "Devil" baby out on the streets of New York, with hilarious results...

"Devil's Due" is released to UK cinemas this Thursday, 16th January, from 20th Centuary Fox.
For more info visit the Facebook page 

Ghost Stories returns to London's West End...

The terrifying theatrical event - GHOST STORIES – returns to the West End for its first major revival at London’s Arts Theatre from 13 February 2014.
GHOST STORIES mixes the very best of theatre with the intense buzz of a thrill-ride, the restaged and reimagined by writers Jeremy Dyson (THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN) and Andy Nyman  (co-creator and director of Derren Brown’s television and stage shows) along with director Sean Holmes.
Full casting includes Dino Fetscher, Paul Kemp, Paul Kendrick, Chris Levens, Gary Shelford, Mark Starr and Philip Whitchurch.
Jeremy Dyson has won numerous awards as the co-writer of the hilariously bleak THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN; including a Perrier Award, BAFTA Award for Best Comedy and the Golden Rose of Montreux. The stage show he co-penned, A LOCAL SHOW FOR LOCAL PEOPLE, was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2002.
Andy Nyman is the award-winning co-writer and co-creator of the acclaimed TV productions DERREN BROWN – MIND CONTROL and TRICK OF THE MIND. He co-wrote and co-directed DERREN BROWN LIVE, AN EVENING OF WONDERS, ENIGMA and Derren's most recent live show – INFAMOUS. Andy also won the Best Entertainment Olivier Award in 2005 for SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES. Andy’s acting credits include Channel 4’s BAFTA nominated DEAD SET, the horror-comedy directed by Christopher Smith SEVERENCE and KICK ASS 2.
Tickets now on sale
Fiery Angel and Limelight Productions Present
GHOST STORIES by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman
From Thursday 13 February 2014
PRESS NIGHT: Thursday 27 February 2014 at 7pm
VENUE: Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
Tuesday – Friday at 8pm,
Saturday at 5pm and 8pm
Sunday at 4pm and 7pm
Previews – 13 to 27 February 2014 £10 off all ticket prices
Tuesday – Thursday: £39.50,  £35
Friday evening, Saturday matinee, Saturday evening: £45, £39
Sunday matinee, Sunday evening: £39.50, £35
Tue – Thu and Sun performances only: 6+ £35 and 8+ £29.50
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The Jersey Devil - In Production

Humanity Pride Productions, Green Light Films and Diamond Jesus Productions announced today that production of the new comedy feature film “The Jersey Devil” will begin shooting in New Jersey February of 2014.
When his term limit comes up, Lucifer, the original Devil, must turn the reigns of Hell over to James Burnett. But Burnett has new plans for Hell that includes changing its' image and relocation. He enlists his Advocate, Richard Cooper and his beautiful sidekick Tori to find a new home for the damned. After an extensive search, they settle on New Jersey. As construction begins, James implements his plan to gather as many souls as possible so he can challenge the Kingdom.
Meanwhile, Lucifer, with his wife Eve and Advocate Judas have arrived in Jersey to put an end to James' plans. After several failed attempts to stop him, Lucifer turns to a higher power for help.
“The Jersey Devil” and Jersey City, NJ are a match made in….HELL!! With the support of the FilmJC and the Mayor’s Office, filming will take place in several well-known locations including the Landmark Loews’s Jersey Theater and City Hall. Jersey City will provide a perfect backdrop for the hipper, more contemporary Hell.
“The Jersey Devil” is directed by two-time New York Emmy winner Joseph Pepitone (“Stuck in the Middle”) and written By, Joseph Pepitone and Billy Pepitone.  Produced by, Cory Green, Jeff Quinlan, Joseph Pepitone, Keith Collins.
The film stars veteran actors Chris Mulkey (“Captain Phillips”, “Boardwalk Empire”,”Cloverfield”), David Chokachi (“Baywatch”), Jack Mulcahy (“The Brothers McMullen”,”Porky’s”) as well as Award Winning Actor Keith Collins (“The Meat Puppet”,”Gravedigger”), Award Winning Actress Penelope Lagos (“Stuck in the Middle”) and Joe Sernio (“All My Children”).
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A Bloody Homecoming on UK DVD

Death stalks the halls in of Winston High and for its young students Homecoming will never be the same, in brand new teen slasher Bloody Homecoming which makes its UK DVD debut from Image Entertainment on 10 March 2014.

Three years earlier Billy Corbin died trapped in a fiery storeroom. Now the ones who let him burn are attending their school homecoming party and it could be their last.
It’s payback time without pity for the young, the foolish and the beautiful. One by one they disappear, each meeting a gory, terrifying end. The corridors of Winston High are dark, slippery and wet with the blood of those who came before.
It’s here the screaming starts. It will end in a Bloody Homecoming.
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Monday, 13 January 2014

Latest YouTube review - "Maniac Cop 3 : Badge of Silence"

Just uploaded a new review to my YouTube channel, this month we take a look at "Maniac Cop 3 : Badge of Silence".

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House of Evil - crowdfunding appeal

Italian director Massimiliano Cerchi is working on his new film "House of Evil", which will be shot on 3D using 4K professional cameras.
Intended as a throw back to 80s horror films like Poltergeist and Hellraiser, the film will star Robert Lasardo ("Death Race"), US TV actor Jeff Kim, German action movie star Sebastian Van Vrey and Playboy model Tawny Amber Young ("Nude Nuns with Big Guns") .
Filming is to begin shortly, but in order to secure the remining finances needed to cover the films budget, he's appealing for your help.

"The House of Evil" is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo with an aim to reach $10,000. In the first day of the campaign they have raised a total of $635 so in the first 24 hours they are slowly approaching the 10% funded marker which is very impressive.
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Arrow to release limited edition "Hellgate" DVD/BD

Arrow Video is excited to announce the UK Dual Format Blu-ray + DVD of Hellgate. This strictly limited edition (1000 copies) will be available to own in the UK on 27th January and features packaging that will showcase the original poster artwork as well as a reversible sleeve with newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys.
Legends abound of ‘The Hellgate Hitchhiker’. So the story goes, a beautiful young woman was once brutally defiled and murdered by a biker gang. Now, returned from the dead, she wanders the roadside luring unsuspecting motorists to their doom…

Refusing to heed the warnings of locals, a group of college friends set out on a cross-country road trip looking for fun and frolics. But they get much more than they bargained for when they wind up in the abandoned mining town of Hellgate and hemmed in by hordes of the undead!

Providing gore and gags in equal measure, Hellgate recalls the good old days of early 90s fright flicks and challenges other gleefully twisted flicks such as Re-animator and Return of the Living Dead for sheer grisly delirium!

Special Features
• Limited edition Blu-ray [1000 Copies]
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the main feature
• Road to Perdition, B-Movie Style: An extensive interview with Hellgate director William A. Levey
• Alien Invasion, Blaxploitation and Ghost-Busting Mayhem: Scholar, Filmmaker and fan Howard S. Berger reflects on the intriguing film career of William A. Levey
• Video Nasty: Kenneth Hall, writer of the Puppet Master series, speaks about the direct-to-video horror boom that allowed Hellgate to become a classic of the cassette rental era
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
• Collector’s booklet featuring writing on the film by Lee Gambin, illustrated with original artwork and stills

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Sunday, 12 January 2014

The Lego History of Slasher films - You're Next!!!!

"YOU'RE NEXT" hits DVD and Blu-ray on Monday, so let us look back at some of horrors most infamous slasher movie icons... IN LEGO!!!!


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OMNICORP 2027 CES Keynote Presentation

Checkout Omnicorp's keynote presentation on the future of high tech security...

Robocop comes to UK cinemas Feb 7th.

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Discover overlooked fright flicks in new book HIDDEN HORROR

Having covered the onscreen terror essentials with Horror 101: The A-List of Horror Films and Monster Movies, Aaron "Dr. AC" Christensen is back with a brand new compendium of essays from the brightest and bloodiest genre aficionados around the globe.

Published by Kitley’s Krypt, HIDDEN HORROR: A Celebration of 101 Underrated and Overlooked Fright Flicks features insights from 101 informed enthusiasts the world over, each paying tribute to their favorite overlooked creature feature, moldy oldie or trashy treat. Physical copies are now available from Amazon and other retailers, with a Kindle release scheduled for late January.

Contributors include Fangoria’s Tony Timpone and Chris Alexander, Rue Morgue’s Dave Alexander, Monica S. Kuebler and John W. Bowen, HorrorHound’s Kristy Jett, Kenneth Nelson and Nathan Hanneman, Videohound’s Mike Mayo, Twitch’s Dave Canfield, FEARnet’s Lawrence P. Raffel and many more. Cult filmmaker and Blue Underground founder William Lustig (Maniac, Maniac Cop) provides the foreword.

The result is a roster of films as impressive as the bylines, highlighting silent classics such as The Man Who Laughs and The Hands of Orlac alongside foreign horrors like Tombs of the Blind Dead and Tenebrae. Schlocky shockers The Horror of Party Beach and Humanoids from the Deep share space with mind-benders like Possession and The Tenant. With 101 literary love letters to 101 underrated titles, you’ll soon be combing your queues and video shelves to see every last one!
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Friday, 10 January 2014

Frogtown comes to Blu-Ray from Arrow films!!!!

Arrow Video will be releasing cult favourite "Hell Comes to Frogtown" to UK disc later this month in a special BD/DVD combo pack. This strictly limited edition (1000 copies) will be available to own in the UK on 27th January and features packaging that will showcase the original poster artwork as well as a reversible sleeve with newly commissioned artwork by Jeff Zornow.

With the 20th Century drawing to a close, nuclear war has wiped out civilization as we know it. The embattled human race’s last remaining hope lies with one man and his loaded weapon.
Sam Hell may be an ex-con, but he also happens to be one of the last surviving fertile men on the planet. Now, under the custody of a group of feisty female fighters, Sam finds himself enlisted on a mission to impregnate a harem of beauties. Sounds cushy enough, but the ladies in question are prisoners of Frogtown – home to a gang of mutant (and ill-mannered) amphibians!
Starring wrestler-turned-actor Rowdy Roddy Piper, known to John Carpenter enthusiasts for his body-slamming and bubblegum-chewing antics in "They Live", "Hell Comes to Frogtown" is unashamedly a B-movie through and through with more guns and girls than you can shake a frog’s leg at.

Special Features
• Limited Edition Blu-ray [1000 copies]
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
• Original uncompressed stereo 2.0 PCM audio
• Grappling with Green Gargantuans: Wrestling icon “Rowdy” Roddy Piper speaks about his leading man turn in Hell Comes to Frogtown
• Amphibian Armageddon: Actor Brian Frank remembers his role as Commander Toty
• Creature Feature Creator: Effects wizard Steve Wang reveals the secrets behind Hell Comes to Frogtown’s mutant manifestations
• Extended Scene
• Original Trailer
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jeff Zornow
• Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by author and critic Calum Waddell

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William Baldwin meets "The Stranger Within"

The perfect couple becomes the perfect target in the sexy, psychological thriller THE STRANGER WITHIN, which is released to UK DVD this Fenruary.
After a traumatic ordeal, acclaimed actress Emily Moore (Estella Warren - Planet of the Apes) and her psychiatrist husband, Robert (William Baldwin - Sliver) escape on a relaxing holiday to a gorgeous remote Mediterranean island.

But on the first night at the house, a young woman (Sarah Butler - I Spit on Your Grave) arrives, with blood on her hands and hysterical from the death of her boyfriend in a hiking accident. Robert offers to take in and help the young girl, but her suggestive behaviour makes Emily wonder if she might be a threat to their marriage… or her life.
Filmed on location in Spain, New York and Copenhagen, this intensely erotic and suspenseful thriller premiered at the prestigious 2013 Berlin Film Festival and is available on DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on February 17th 2014.
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"Frankenstein : The True Story" comes to UK DVD

One of the most acclaimed versions of Mary Shelley’s classic, "Frankenstein: The True Story", featuring a stellar all-star cast including James Mason and Leonard Whiting, makes its UK DVD debut this March thanks to Second Sight Films.
In 19th century England, Dr Victor Frankenstein (Whiting – Romeo and Juliet), bitter over his brother’s untimely death, voices his wish that men could have power over life and death. Following a chance encounter with Dr Henry Clerval (David McCallum - NCIS, The Man from UNCLE), a surgeon experimenting in this very field, they join forces and Victor achieves the impossible, the creation of life. He creates a handsome, highly intelligent young man (Michael Sarrazin – The Gumball Rally), but unforeseen problems and the involvement of evil scientist Dr Polidori (James Mason – North By Northwest, Salems Lot) lead to shocking, unimaginable horror.
Made in 1973 this much lauded film also stars Jane Seymour (Live and Let Die), Tom Baker (Doctor Who), Ralph Richardson (The Fallen Idol), John Gielgud (Ghandi) and Peter Sallis (Last of the Summer Wine) and will be released for the first time on DVD on 10 March 2014.
Bonus features on the disc include an introduction by James Mason.
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