Author: Peter 'Witchfinder' Hopkins

Founder and Editor in Chief of Horror Screams Video Vault

From the creators of You’re Next and Orphan comes Séance, a twisted tale of dark and dangerous dabbling with the dead, from director Simon Barrett (co-writer of You’re Next and The Guest) in his feature film debut. Chilling audiences on its Shudder Exclusive premiere, this hair-raising horror arrives on UK Blu-ray, DVD and digital on 17th January 2022 courtesy of Acorn Media International. Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation, Insurgent) plays Camille Meadows, the new girl at the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls. Desperate to fit in and make new friends, when a group of girls  invite her to join them in a late-night ritual, she feels obliged to join in. They set up a…

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The fine folk at VIPCO will have a busy 2022 ahead of them with many of their upcoming releases already up for pre-order on the companies website. The beloved British horror label VIPCO returned with a vengeance at the tail end of 2020 with releases such as the slow-burn slasher Devil In The Woods and the intriguing in-depth horror documentary VHS Forever? Psychotronic People. They have recently released Bad Moon Rising which was Directed by Alasdair Mackay and written by Dani Thompson who also stars in the film alongside Loren Peta, Honey Holmes, Maria Lee Metheringham, Billy Chainsaw, David Curtis and many more! Bad Moon…

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LEGENDARY HORROR star Barbara Crampton takes the lead in Travis Stevens’ (Girl on the Third Floor) bloody brilliant vampire feature Jakob’s Wife a Shudder Exclusive, out now in the UK on Blu-ray debut from Acorn Media International. It is also available on DVD and digital. Anne (Crampton – Re-Animator, From Beyond) lives in a small town and is married to minister Jakob (Larry Fessenden The House of the Devil) but, after 30 years, life is rather dull and she yearns for something more. Following a chance encounter with ‘The Master’ she discovers bite marks on her neck and suddenly an…

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‘This thrilling, dizzying debut… is a nostalgic treat for anyone old enough to remember the infamous “video nasties” scare of the early 80s’ Mark Kermode ‘Ambiguous, introspective, thoughtful. As weirdly uncomfortable as horror should be, and rarely is… Niamh Algar is terrific, and deeply empathetic’ Flick Philosopher   ‘Bailey-Bond displays a tricky skill: moving from realism to nightmarish oddness while taking viewers along with you’ Sunday Times ‘Feels lovingly worked-at, slathered in period detail and aesthetic beauty’ Independent Prano Bailey-Bond’s acclaimed ‘thrilling, dizzying debut’ Censor stars the incredible Niamh Algar in a mesmerising performance as a dedicated and intense film censor during Britain’s infamous ‘video nasty’…

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