Sci-fi thriller ‘Peripheral’ gets UK release

From director Paul Hyett and writer Dan Schaffer comes the new psychological thriller/horrorPeripheral‘. The film had it’s UK premiere as part of the FrightFest halloween event in 2018 and stars Hannah Arterton, Elliot James Langridge, Rosie Day & Jenny Seagrove. The film is now set to be released digitally in the UK on August 3, 2020; courtesy of Blue Finch Films.

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New teaser for Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ released!

Universal Pictures have released a new teaser clip from ‘Candyman’; the reboot of Clive Barker horror classic; produced by Jordan Peele (Get Out, US) with Jason Blum for his studio Blumhouse (in association with MGM); and directed by Nia DaCosta (Top Boy, Crossing the Line).

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Arrow Video FrightFest going virtual in August for ‘digital edition’

Following the news that Arrow Video FrightFest annual genre film festival in London was postponed for 2020 due to Covid19; the organisers have now announced that an event will go ahead; albeit virtually over the August Bank Holiday weekend, presenting up-to twenty-five films from Friday 28th to Mon 31st August inclusive. Continue reading

FRIGHTFEST POSTPONES AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY EVENT

Due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions on social distancing, Arrow FrightFest’s traditional five day event in August has been regretfully put on hold. Instead, the organisers are planning to expand their traditional all-day Halloween event at the end of October.

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‘Purge 5’ Release put on hold.

‘Purge 5’ the latest chapter in Universal Pictures’ dystopian horror franchise, has been indefinitely delayed. The film, titled “The Forever Purge,” was set to release in theaters July 10 and has been pulled indefinitely from the studio’s release slate.

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Review: Char Man

Char Man is a found footage horror movie from writing/directing duo Kurt Ela & Kipp Tribble who also appear as main cast in the film.

Two friends visit fire-ravaged Ojai, California, intent on making a fake documentary about the infamous Ojai Vampire. However, things take a bizarre and frightening turn when they learn about a different local legend: The Char Man.

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Review: Why Don’t You Just Die! – out April 20th

‘Why Don’t You Just Die!’ is a violent, dark new thriller from writer/director Kirill Sokolov and is being distributed by cult label Arrow Films. The film has English subtitles.

Matvey (Alexander Kuznetsov) has just one objective: to gain entry to his girlfriend’s parents’ apartment and kill her father Andrey (Vitaliy Khaev) with a hammer to restore her honour. But all is not as it initially seems, and Matvey’s attempts to bludgeon the family patriarch to death don’t quite go to plan as Andrey proves a more formidable – not to mention ruthless – opponent than he anticipated… and Matvey, for his part, proves stubbornly unwilling to die.

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The Human Centipede Actor Dieter Laser Passes Away

German actor Dieter Laser, who played the evil Dr. Heiter in Tom Six’s The Human Centipede and subsequently returned to play new character Bill Boss in The Human Centipede III has passed away.

 


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Horror Classic: The Others Is Getting The Remake Treatment

LA-based Sentient Entertainment has won the remake rights to Nicole Kidman horror movie hit The Others, which generated $200M global when it was released in 2001.


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Latest Candyman Movie Delayed Due To Coronavirus

Universal Pictures was set to bring a horror icon back to life on June 12, 2020 with the release Candyman.

This installment will be a direct sequel to the original 1992 film and has been described as a spiritual sequel.

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic that’s forced cinemas across the world to shut down, Universal will no longer be releasing Candyman on that date.


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