Review: One Cut of the Dead (2017)

Japanese with English Subtitles

Having heard a lot of hype for this low-budget cult horror/comedy from Japanese director Shinichirou Ueda so i was glad to get the chance to check it out for myself.

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD first appears to be a one-take indie zombie film… but something magical happens at 37 minutes in: the film’s director yells cut and – throwing all cinematic conventions and viewer expectations to the wind – it transforms into a charming story about the power of family, the passion that goes into making movies, and, in its stunning final sequence, a uproarious meta re-examination of the film’s opening single take and how it came to be!”

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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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Original ‘Halloween’ Actress is returning for ‘Halloween Kills’

Last week we reported that original Halloween character Tommy Doyle (this time being played by Anthony Michael Hall) is coming back for next year’s Halloween Kills.

Now we bring news that original Halloween actress Kyle Richards will be reprising her role as ‘Lindsay Wallace”; who Annie Brackett babysat in the original film.
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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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Comic-Con 2019 (A couch surfers highlights)

San Diego Comic Con celebrated it’s 50th year as the highlight of the pop culture calendar this year.

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Angela – The Official Sleepaway Camp Documentary

From the maker of ‘MORE BRAINS! A Return To The Living Dead’, ‘PENNYWISE: The Story of IT’, ‘Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th‘, and ‘RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop’ and the star of ‘SLEEPAWAY CAMP ‘ (Felissa Rose) comes this brand-new documentary celebrating the legacy of the ‘Sleepaway Camp’ and the legend of Angela Baker. With over 50 interviews and hours of BTS footage.

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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 Rhian Rees (Halloween 2018)

We spoke to Rhian Rees who portrayed the role of crime podcaster Dana Haines in Halloween (2018) and has appeared in several other TV and film projects.

 

“She’s a critical thinker and refuses to believe that anyone could be pure evil”.

 

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Review – FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema

FrightFest is an internationally renowned genre film festival that takes place in London each year; but what is the secret of its success? That’s the subject of this documentary from director Chris Collier.

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Review: Peripheral (2018)

From director Paul Hyett and writer Dan Schaffer comes the new psychological thriller/horror ‘Peripheral‘. The film has it’s UK premiere today (November 3rd) as part of the FrightFest halloween all-dayer and stars Hannah Arterton, Elliot James Langridge, Rosie Day & Jenny Seagrove.   Continue reading