Thursday, 18 October 2018

TRAVEL THROUGH 'THE TIME TUNNEL' AGAIN THIS NOVEMBER


Koch Media/Revelation Films will bring one of the most popular sci-fi shows of the 1960's to Blu-ray for the very first in the world this November, The Time Tunnel.

SHAMELESS FILMS RELEASING 'THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS'


















First they brought you THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS WARDH and then ALL THE COLOURS OF THE DARK. Now, Shameless proudly presents giallo’s own royalty, the iconic Fenech-Hilton dream team, in their third sensuous outing: THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS.

'NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD' VIDEO GAME CREEPS ONTO MOBILE


Leading games publisher PikPok® in collaboration with Living Dead Media have announced their NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD live event for the hit videogame Into the Dead® 2 will be coming to the App Store and Google Play on 19th October 2018 NZDT (18th October 2018 EST) and will be available for the limited time of one week only.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

UNEARTHED FILMS WILL RELEASE 4K RESTORATION OF 'THE UNNAMABLE'


Unearthed Films have a treat in store this October for those who love H.P. Lovecraft or films from the 80's.

Restored as a beautiful 4k scan and colour corrected from the original negative, THE UNNAMABLE will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD.

Film Review: DEVIL'S WEEKEND (2012)


DEVIL'S WEEKEND *** France 2012 Dir: Cédric Dupuis 78 mins

How far is too far to make the greatest horror film of all time? In DEVIL'S WEEKEND we follow a young filmmaker who quits his job and invests his life savings into his horror project, much to the dislike of his partner. Hiring his friends to 'act' in his movie we see his struggles with their performances, and his egocentric ways hit boiling point when he finally snaps and makes this is his first and last movie he makes with his friends.

Film Review: IS THAT YOU? (2018)


IS THAT YOU? **** UK/CUBA 2018 Dir: Rudy Riveron Sanchez 107 mins

In Is That You? a teenage girl attempts to find her father by performing a magic ritual, which backfires on her when something familiar, yet sinister, answers her summons. If that doesn’t terrify you, then you should still watch Is That You?

PREPARE YOUR BOOMSTICK ONE FINAL TIME FOR 'ASH VS EVIL DEAD'



























Horror icon Bruce Campbell is back for the ultimate instalment of Ash vs Evil Dead, a bloody, violent, yet fun horror comedy adventure that continues the legacy of Sam Raimi’s beloved franchise. Complete your collection with the final season!

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

OZPLOITATION CLASSIC MAKING UK DEBUT THIS NOVEMBER


Nature wreaks its revenge when a couple’s careless behaviour causes havoc in the Australian wild, in the LONG WEEKEND. This Ozploitation classic from director Colin Eggleston (Innocent Prey), heads to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK with an extras-laden package courtesy of Second Sight on 5th November 2018.

ARTSPLOITATION FILMS DIGS DEEP INTO EXTREME CHILEAN HORROR 'TRAUMA'


















Artsploitation Films has announced the North American release of the shocking Chilean horror film TRAUMA. The third feature from director Lucio A. Rojas, TRAUMA has screened at Horror Hound Film Festival, the Vancouver Badass Film Festival de Canada, Morbido Film Fest and the Optical Theatre Festival in Italy, where Rojas took home the award for Best Film.

ZOM-COM ‘VALENTINE DAYZ’ OUT NOW


Comedy Dynamics & Firebreathing Films have just released VALENTINE DAYZ, a comedy-horror feature starring Carrie Keagan and Dallas Valdez. They play Max and Sara, who meet and fall for each other in Palm Springs… but their love story is cut short due to a sudden zombie outbreak. Max is not as mild-mannered as he appears, but one zombie he isn’t able to kill is his darling Sara.

Film Review: SERPENT (2017)


SERPENT *** South Africa / USA 2017 Dir: Amanda Evans. 85 mins 


A Cape Town-shot two-hander marking the narrative feature debut for South African writer-director Amanda Evans. We first meet businesswoman Sarah Dumont while she strives to evade the pushy guy with whom she is having an affair. In a further bid to distance herself from this indiscretion, she insists on joining entomologist husband Adam Kealey on his weekend excursion to “Suicide Gorge” in search of a recently discovered new breed of stag beetle.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Film Review: THE DAWNSEEKER (2018)


THE DAWNSEEKER ** USA 2018 Dir: Justin Price 81 mins 

Five mercenaries are sent to an uncharted planet to get a rare mineral that will save the Earth. Once on the planet they are soon aware that they are being hunted by an alien stronger then anything they have encountered before. This alien known as The Dawnseeker also requires this mineral to sustain itself so it becomes a battle of survival for both species.

Film Review: CYNTHIA (2018)


CYNTHIA **** USA 2018 Dir: Devon Downs & Kenny Gage 90 mins 

Written by Robert "Corpsy" Rhines and released under the banner of his film distribution company Girls and Corpses Presents, CYNTHIA is a horror/comedy about a couple who have been trying desperately for a baby. Although their relationship is getting rather strained they eventually manage to conceive. The baby is born by caesarean section due to mum Robin having a large cyst present in her womb. The cyst is removed at the birth and due to be disposed of. This cyst, however has other ideas and will do anything to claw its way back to its mother and sibling.

Film Review: INDUSTRIAL ANIMALS (2016)


INDUSTRIAL ANIMALS ** UK 2016 Sam Mason-Bell. 65 mins

Co-writer / director Sam Mason-Bell also takes the lead role in this grim mockumentary, portraying the elitist documentarian who, with his equally loathsome cameraman (Thomas Davenport) sets out to capture on film three days and nights in the life of prostitute Tamsin Howland.

LOOK UP AT THE STARS, THE TRUTH WILL ALWAYS BE OUT THERE


In the early 90's a series caught my eye and from then on a 'x-phile' was born. So it comes with great excitement to myself (Peter 'Witchfinder' Hopkins) that to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a pop culture phenomenon, all 218 episodes of THE X-FILES will be available in one place for the very first time.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Film Review: CURSE OF THE NUN (2018)


CURSE OF THE NUN ** USA 2018 Dir: Aaron Mirtes 80 mins 

From the guy that brought us CLOWNTERGEIST right about the time of the release of the new IT movie, it would seem Aaron Mirtes has got his timing down to a fine art again as this time he brings us his nun movie right before the release of the eagerly awaited CONJURING spin off THE NUN. Mirtes' offering CURSE OF THE NUN (also dubbed NUNTERGEIST) being more jaunty and bizarre then I imagine Corin Hardy's will ever be.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN PARKINSON



NOXIOUS was your first time directing a feature film. How did you transition from directing a short film to a feature?  


Great Question! Yes, NOXIOUS is my first feature film. I have been making short films since I was 15 years old (I'm 31 now). Honestly making a feature is just like making a short film. If you can do one, you can do the other. The runtime is just longer.

'SUFFERING BIBLE' BRINGS THE DARKEST OF HORROR


WARNING: Not for the Squeamish or weak of heart, contains mature subject matter!

SRS Cinema have started presales on their latest release, Davide Pesca's SUFFERING BIBLE on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Film Review: TRASH ARTS KILLERS: VOLUME ONE (2018)


TRASH ARTS KILLERS: VOLUME ONE **** UK 2018 Dir: Jackson Batchelor, Ryan Edwards, Martyna Madej, Sam Mason-Bell, Martin W. Payne, and Mike Peter Reed. 72 mins

Trash Arts Killers is a creative anthology series showcasing some unique filmmaking techniques and perspectives. It works well, and a majority of the short films are very well done. Some are emotional, some are intense, and others are disturbing, but all are presented in unconventional ways.

SELFMADEHERO SET FOR RELEASE OF EERIE NEW PUBLICATION


SelfMadeHero is delighted to announced the publication of LIP HOOK, an eerie original horror tale from British creators David Hine and Mark Stafford, the team behind the hugely popular The Man Who Laughs.