Paramount ‘Friday the 13th’ 40th Anniversary Steelbook Delayed

As previously reported Paramount is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Friday the 13th this year with a re-release in the form of a Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray + Digital, which had originally been set for release on May 5th, 2020.

Unfortunately the release has just been slightly extended over a month to June 16th, 2020.


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Paramount Releasing ‘Friday the 13th’ 40th Anniversary Steelbook

Friday the 13th will be celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this may.

Sadly no new movies under the Friday the 13th umbrella can be made until the current legal situation is resolved, however that doesn’t mean Paramount isn’t celebrating the 40th anniversary of this iconic slasher franchise starter.

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Review – In Search Of Darkness: The Definitive 80’s Horror Documentary

In Search of Darkness is a 2019 documentary film written and directed by David A. Weiner and executive produced by Robin Block of CreatorVC Studios.

The film explores the development and lasting impact of the horror film genre during the 1980s, and features interviews with numerous horror icons both from that decade and from the modern era, along with popular horror influencers.


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10 Films to Watch this October 🎃

With Halloween at the end of the month, we have compiled the perfect list of our favourite spooky films to get you in the mood for tricks and treats !


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London Film & Comic Con July 2019

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the London Olympia during the weekend of 26th – 28th July 2019.


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John Carl Buechler – Director & SFX Makeup artist (Hatchet, Friday The 13th VII – A New Blood) dies at 66

We are sad to report the death of legendary horror director and special effects make-up artist John Carl Buechler at age 66. John has sadly passed away after a battle with Stage IV prostate cancer and his wife recently set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for medical expenses .

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Interview with composer Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th Game)

We were honoured to speak with legendary horror film composer Harry Manfredini about his career in music and film; from creating the iconic score for Friday the 13th and it’s sequels to working on the recent video game.

“……one day in his kitchen, he said to me… I am going to make the scariest film ever, its called Friday the 13th, and you are going to score it…. And the rest I guess is history!”

 

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Support Indie Film – Harvest Moon (2017)

Savage Beast Films has launched pre-production of its latest feature HARVEST MOON; and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise additional funding for the thriller, set to shoot in Telluride, Colorado. The cast list  includes, Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Jamie Bernadette (The 6th Friend), Betsy Baker (The Evil Dead), Milo Ventimiglia (Rocky Balboa), Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter), Maria Olsen (Paranormal Activity) and Delpaneaux Wills (NCIS). The project also has on-board SFX legend Robert Kurtzman and composer Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th)

‘After witnessing a murder in the Colorado Wilderness, travel photographer Kyle Williamson seeks out local law enforcement only to find that the small mountain town is not what it seems’

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‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Axed by Paramount

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The move occurs on the same day the studio undated the pic, which was to have opened Oct. 13.

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Review: One Night Of Fear (2016)

Written by Jay Kay


onof1Based on true events surrounding the unexplained vanishing of hikers within The Ocala National Forest comes the cat and mouse thriller ONE NIGHT OF FEAR. Creating a snapshot of survival, brutality and raw emotion, this formulaic indie effort does not stray from the prototypical slasher/survival sub-genre of horror as it plays it straight, letting you know what could have happened to many of those unlucky souls out for experience in the deep and dark woods. This cautionary slaughter piece features horror performance by talent such as Jimmy Dempster (Regret), Jessica Sonneborn (The Haunting of Alice D) and Suzi Lorraine (Torment). ONE NIGHT OF FEAR does cater to a different side of the horror film fan; giving them tension, intent and brutality spread over a long road of survival. Continue reading