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Signature Entertainment presents ALONE on Blu-ray from 12th July 2021. The release will feature all new UK Blu-Ray Extras: The Making of Alone feature commentary by director John Hyams courtesy of Rogue Commentary Podcast (Jan 2021) John Hyams interview with HOST writer Jed Shepherd (May 2021) Synopsis: ALONE is a tense and tightly-wound thriller from John Hyams, director…

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ALONE **** USA 2020 Dir: John Hyams. 98 mins An American remake of the Swedish thriller GONE from the same screenwriter, Mattias Olsson, this stripped-down cat-and-mouse thriller treads on highly familiar ground but does so in a fashion that feels unusually authentic while sustaining the suspense from start to finish.…

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Franchise Corner Entry: POLTERGEIST POLTERGEIST ***** USA 1982 Dir: Tobe Hooper. 114 mins While continuing the AMITYVILLE-era trend for mainstream paranormal movies, Tobe Hooper’s biggest Hollywood hit also reflected the various ways in which studio blockbusters aimed at family audiences embraced horror movie tropes and tricks. When the equally ghoulish…

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