Friday, 15 December 2017

Horror Channel brings in New Year with Wes Craven season

Throughout January, Saturday nights at 9pm will be devoted to a WES CRAVEN SEASON as Horror Channel presents a retrospective of the late great genre director’s career. Four of his supernatural shockers and scream-filled slashers wlll be broadcast, including the network premieres of serial killer chiller MY SOUL TO TAKE, his macabre masterpiece THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW, his diabolically electrifying SHOCKER and the goofy, gory satire THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS.


There are also network premieres for Franck Khalfoun‘s superior psychological horror MANIAC, starring Elijah Wood as a scalp-loving serial killer, David S. Goyer’s pulsating possession thriller THE UNBORN, starring Gary Oldman and Hammer Films’ powerfully eerie Vampire tale THE KISS OF THE VAMPIRE.

WES CRAVEN SEASON

Sat 6 Jan @ 21:00 – THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW (1988) *Network Premiere


Horror master Wes Craven directs this chilling supernatural thriller, based on the best-selling book by Wade Davis, about a Harvard researcher (Bill Pullman) who travels to Haiti to procure a secret voodoo powder that places people into a state of simulated death. His investigation into the hidden world of black magic grows increasingly dangerous until he is caught in a living nightmare.


Sat 13 Jan @ 21:00 – SHOCKER (1989) *Network Premiere


 Horace Pinker (Mitch Pileggi), a psychotic TV repairman sentenced to death for a series of sick and brutal murders, is executed by the electric chair. However, having made a deal with the devil before his death, he has now transformed into an evil energy source capable of travelling through electrical currents and creeping out of TV sets to hack small town America into tiny, little pieces.


Sat 20 Jan @ 21:00 – THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS (1991) *Network TV Premiere

 

 With the hopes of stealing a stash of gold, 13-year-old Fool (Brandon Adams) breaks into his landlords’ creepy house with two friends. Things soon go horribly wrong as the trio finds they can’t get out! Soon the landlords (Everett McGill and Wendy Robie) return, and Fool and his friends uncover a horrible secret: cages of deformed children kept in captivity under the stairs!


Sat 27 Jan @ 21:00 – MY SOUL TO TAKE (2010) *Network Premiere



In the small town of Riverton, a local legend tells of a serial killer's oath to come back and kill the seven children who were born on the night he supposedly died. Now, sixteen years later, Riverton residents are disappearing again, and some wonder if the legend is true. Bug (Max Thieriot), plagued by nightmares all his life, is one of the so-called ‘Riverton Seven’, and it's up to him to save his friends from an evil that will not rest.

OTHER FILM PREMIERES

Fri 12 Jan @ 21:00 – THE UNBORN (2009) *Network Premiere


Sometimes the soul of a dead person has been so tainted with evil that it is denied entrance to heaven. It must endlessly wander the borderlands between worlds, desperately searching for a new body to inhabit. And sometimes it actually succeeds. Writer/director David S. Goyer and producer Michael Bay give a terrifying glimpse into the life of the undead in this supernatural thriller starring Meagan Good, Cam Gigandet, Odette Yustman, Gary Oldman and Idris Elba.


Fri 19 Jan @ 23:05 – MANIAC (2012) *Network Premiere


Just when the downtown Los Angeles streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back on the hunt. Frank (Elijah Wood) is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna (Nora Arnezeder) appears asking for his help with her new photo exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.


Fri 19 Jan @ 22:50 – THE KISS OF THE VAMPIRE (1963) *Network Premiere


Honeymooning in Bavaria, Gerald (Edward de Souza) and Marianne Harcourt (Jennifer Daniel) experience car trouble and are forced to seek refuge in a remote village. Doctor Ravna (Noel Willman), owner of an impressive chateau that sits imposingly above the village, invites them to dinner and the couple are persuaded to go. Their association with Ravna and his charming beautiful family is to prove disastrous as they become unwittingly embroiled with a company of vampires who seek to initiate them into their diabolical creed.
  
TV: Sky 319 / Virgin 149 / Freesat 138 / Freeview 70

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Shop Smart, Shop Fright-Rags for Exclusive EVIL DEAD Merchandise

Shop smart, shop Fright-Rags for exclusive Evil Dead merchandise! Joining the company's already impressive collection of Evil Dead trilogy apparel is a new enamel pin, two pairs of socks, and two pairs of lounge pants.


Fright-Rags worked with Evil Dead franchise effects artist Tom Sullivan to design the Necronomicon enamel pin. It folds open to reveal Sullivan's original artwork within, just like the real Book of the Dead. Custom-knit socks feature the classic Evil Dead 2 skull artwork or the S-Mart logo. Lounge pants are available in two styles: one featuring a collage of Evil Dead 2 imagery and another with the Evil Dead 2 skull. These ultra-comfy pants feature pockets and come in S-XL but are stretchy to fit all shapes and sizes.

Just in time for the holidays, Fright-Rags has new Silent Night, Deadly Night apparel. Joel Robinson's vibrant artwork - as featured on Scream Factory's new Blu-ray edition of the film - is available on T-shirts, baseball tees, and hoodies, in addition to a reprint of a classic design by Justin Osbourn. Stock is running low on these items.


In celebration of the release of Another WolfCop, Fright-Rags has created two WolfCop shirts. Designed by Coki Greenway and Nathan Thomas Milliner, these tees will make you believe that you're half man, half wolf, all cop.


Merchandise from the Evil Dead trilogy, Silent Night Deadly Night, and WolfCop is on sale now at Fright-Rags.com

Domestic orders (US) placed by December 17 are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas.

 

Final trailer for Netflix BRIGHT released.

Check out the climatic final trailer for Bright, which features the hot new single "Crown” from Camila Cabello and musical duo, Grey.


This new song will also be included on Bright: The Album available on December 15th. Bright will be available on Netflix starting December 22nd, 2017.  

Set in an alternate present-day, this action-thriller directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch, writer of Training Day) follows two cops from very different backgrounds (Ward, a human played by Will Smith, and Jakoby, an orc played by Joel Edgerton) who embark on a routine patrol night that will ultimately alter the future as their world knows it.  Battling both their own personal differences as well as an onslaught of enemies, they must work together to protect a thought-to-be-forgotten relic, which in the wrong hands could destroy everything.

The Netflix film stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Ike Barinholtz, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Andrea Navedo, Veronica Ngo, Alex Meraz, Margaret Cho, Brad William Henke, Dawn Oliveri, and Kenneth Choi.  The film is directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis.

Visit Bright on Netflix.  

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Asylum of Fear - trailer released.

Horror/thriller "Asylum of Fear" is being released worldwide this January, and the film makers have just released the official trailer...


When a team of paranormal investigators are hired to inspect a soon-to-be demolished mental institution, they discover horrifying clues that reveal the cause of a violent massacre by an insane doctor in the 1960's. 

"Asylum of Fear" will be available Digitally, and on DVD and BD  from January 9th.

For more info visit..

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/asylumoffear/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AsylumofFear 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asylumoffearmovie/
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3289080/



Monday, 11 December 2017

PSYCHO Documentary 78/52 - out on DVD today

To celebrate the DVD release of the “captivating” Psycho Documentary 78/52, distributers Dogwoof are releasing a new clip from the DVD extras featuring the legendary editor Walter Murch discussing the legacy of the infamous shower scene.

Watch it below...


 
Featuring interviews with Walter Murch, Peter Bogdanovich, Guillermo del Toro, Jamie Lee Curtis, Osgood Perkins, Danny Elfman, Eli Roth, Elijah Wood, Bret Easton Ellis, Marli Renfro - body double for Janet Leigh in PSYCHO, Karyn Kusama, Neil Marshall, Richard Stanley and many more. 

An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO, the 'Man behind the Curtain', and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema. 78/52 references the number of set-ups (78) and the number of cuts (52) in the shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO. One entire week out of the four weeks scheduled to shoot PSYCHO -- a full quarter of the film’s production schedule -- was dedicated to the infamous shower scene. 


Buy the UK DVD from Amazon.co.uk

 

Saturday, 9 December 2017

FIRST TRAILER - Alita: Battle Angel

Twentieth Century Fox have revealed the first look at James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL with the release of the very first trailer. 


Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a cyborg with a forgotten past, found and brought back to life by cyber-doctor Ido (Christoph Waltz). Based on the manga series by Yukito Kishiro, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL also stars Keean Johnson, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali and Jackie Earle Haley and showcases the talents of WETA Workshop. 

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL will arrive in UK cinemas JULY 20, 2018.

Visit the films official Facebook page. 



Death House, Puppet Master, & Sleepaway Camp apparel available from Terror Threads.

With the holidays right around the corner, Terror Threads is making shopping easy for horror fans. The company has new apparel from Death House, Puppet Master, and Sleepaway Camp.

Terror Threads has released a pair of Death House designs on T-shirts and baseball tees. The highly-anticipated horror film stars genre icons Kane Hodder, Dee Wallace, Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Barbara Crampton, Tony Todd, Michael Berryman, Felissa Rose, and Adrienne Barbeau.


Terror Threads also has a variety of designs dedicated to the long-running Puppet Master franchise. Fan favorite puppets Blade, Six Shooter, Leech Woman, Jester, and Pinhead each receive their own shirt, plus a design featuring all of them.

Last but certainly not least, Terror Threads' faux-knit Christmas sweater-style designs featuring Puppet Master and Sleepaway Camp make the perfect holiday party wardrobe.

Death House, Puppet Master, and Sleepaway Camp merchandise is on sale now at TerrorThreads.com, where you'll also find apparel and accessories from many more horror classics.