‘Friday the 13th coming to 4K UHD BluRay

Iconic camp slasher ‘Friday The 13th‘ is coming to 4K UHD Blu-Ray from Paramount.

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Kevin Smith to launch new Horror film ‘Killroy Was Here’ as NFT

Director Kevin Smith Makes History in Film-NFT Rights Acquisition Deal, Distributing New Film KillRoy Was Here” as an NFT with Legendao, Powered by Secret Network.

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New ‘Alien’ movie in the works from Fede Alvarez

Fede Alvarez filmmaker behind Don’t Breathe, and 2013’s remake of Evil Dead has been tapped to write and direct an original standalone Alien film for 20th Century Studios. Ridley Scott will produce. The project is intended to be made for Hulu as part of 20th Century’s ambitions to make more than 10 movies a year for the Disney-owned streaming service.

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Todd Tucker, co-founder of Illusion Industries – the team behind the new Leatherface mask for ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ 2022 (with behind the scenes photos!)

We were delighted to speak with Make Up/Special Effects Artist and Director Todd Tucker whose company Illusion Industries Inc. provided a new take on the iconic Leatherface mask for the 2022 film Texas Chainsaw Massacre (click here to read our review).

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“…It opened the door for every icon slasher character that came after including Michael, Jason, Freddy, the list goes on. It was an honor for our team to create the new version of Leatherface”

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Arrow Video FrightFest 2022 announces bumper Glasgow Film Festival line-up

From Thursday 10th March to Saturday 12th March, FrightFest opens its terror trove to present twelve tasty treasures; an extravaganza of the dark arts, embracing the latest genre discoveries from around the globe, spanning eight countries in three continents, which includes World, International and UK premieres. The UK’s No.1 horror & fantasy film festival is back in person at the Glasgow Film Theatre, which for 17 glorious years has been FrightFest’s second home, as part of the internationally renowned Glasgow Film Festival.

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‘Candyman: Day of the Dead’ getting collector’s edition BluRay

Candyman: Day of the Dead has been added to Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series, bringing it to Blu-ray for the first time.

The third installment in the franchise, Day of the Dead went direct-to-video back in 1999 and is now available on Blu-ray and Digital HD. The release features an incredible new piece of artwork from Devon Whitehead. You can check out that killer piece down below. Continue reading

Review: Evil At The Door (2022)

Review by Paul Grammatico

During the past couple of decades, we have been inundated with various horror movies consisting of intruders entering a domicile uninvited. Noted films such as The Strangers and its sequel, Hush, The Purge, You’re Next and Don’t Breathe come to mind. Despite the various twists and turns in these residential spaces, one thing is perfectly clear: Home invasions are never fun., produced by MRP Entertainment and distributed by Terror Films offers up a home invasion but provides a mysterious secret society angle that brings these invaders together.

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Review: Hurt (2021)

Review by Paul Grammatico

Hurt: A Lengthy Labor of Halloween Havoc

Halloween is an interesting time that many people circle on their calendar. It is a time for letting loose, impersonating a fictions person or entity for a day, watching scary movies, giving out candy to the youngsters, or even going out with some friends to partake and participate in some Halloween-themed amusement park filled with haunted houses and sideshows. The parks were one of my favourites as it was fun to see my friends (and myself) receive various jump scares when various costumed ghouls would jump out at you from just about everywhere. Despite all the theatrical terror and menace, it was all in good fun. Hurt, a Halloween horror film provided by Zed Filmworks and distributed by Gravitas Ventures, provides a small-town Halloween fair that a soldier and his wife go back to as it was one of their regular haunts growing up. This time, however, the results are far different.

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Crazy Crones and Blood-Stained Sadists: The Horror Films of Pete Walker

Words by Paul Grammatico

In the 1980’s, Mary Whitehouse, a staunch supporter of purity of what people could peruse in their own home with arrests of video merchants and artists in the wake of this moral panic. Ironically, in the 1970’s there was a British independent director by the name of Pete Walker who was infamous for his low-budget, graphic, and sadistic horror movies that, despite not being in the 72 videos that were deemed video nasties, troubled British censors. Walker delved into many genres such as erotic, detective, and thrillers. As it is the Halloween season, I will make my attempt to rank Mr. Walker’s horror films from the worst to the very best. Note that your results may vary. Let’s begin. Continue reading