Category: News

Luigi Cozzi’s FantastiCozzi & Blood on Méliès’ Moon coming to Abertoir

Posted on 09/28/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Some pretty cool news from our friends at Abertoir today: the Welsh horror festival is set to host a double bill of new movies from Luigi Cozzi, AKA Lewis Coates. In his heyday he was responsible for such barking mad Italian exploitation epics as Contamination, Starcrash and Hercules (the one with Lou […]

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John Jarratt & Kaarin Fairfax’s StalkHer coming to VOD stateside

Posted on 09/28/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Just in case you thought Alice Lowe’s Prevenge was the only film from an actor-turned-director with a pun-tastic title that you had to look forward to in 2016 – here comes StalkHer! The directorial debut of actors John Jarratt (best known to horror fans for his central role in the Wolf Creek […]

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Remembering Herschell Gordon Lewis, 1929-2016

Posted on 09/27/16 by Ben
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By Keri O’Shea & Nia Edwards-Behi Keri: It’s no great surprise that Herschell Gordon Lewis, pioneer of so many infamous gore and exploitation movies, sustained another life as an advertising guru both before and after the 1960s heyday of his filmmaking career. In a number of ways, his films probably had a similar impact to […]

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Scream, and scream again…? New trailer for Fear Inc.

Posted on 09/21/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Even in the wake of The Cabin in the Woods, you still can’t really do self-referential horror comedy without evoking the 1996 game-changer/opinion-polariser Scream. On the evidence of this new trailer, the upcoming Fear Inc openly invites this comparison, right down to directly referencing the film itself, and – as is pretty […]

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The first London East Asian Film Festival boasts impressive genre highlights

Posted on 09/21/16 by Ben
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By Nia Edwards-Behi The first full edition of the London East Asian Film Festival has just announced its line-up, following previous revelations of a Park Chan-wook retrospective and its opening gala, Kim Jee-woon’s The Age of Shadows, taking place at the Odeon, Leicester Square, on October 20th. The programme boasts films from across a diverse […]

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Linnea Quigley launches Kickstarter for directorial debut documentary, Extras!

Posted on 09/21/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey She’s the scream queen supreme, and with more than 40 years of on-camera experience behind her she’s trying her hand at directing for the first time. Yes, the great Linnea Quigley is taking the helm on Extras!, a documentary reportedly inspired by the actress’s many encounters with horror fans who have gone […]

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Sadako Vs Kayako Coming To New Streaming Platform, Shudder

Posted on 09/19/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Second only to Shin Gojira as the most anticipated Japanese reboot of the year, Sadako Vs Kayako promises to be an attention-grabbing crossover between the two most iconic J-horror franchises, Ringu and Ju-On (or, if you prefer, The Ring and The Grudge). Following on from its screenings at Frightfest and more recently […]

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Line-Up Announced For Abertoir Cardiff Halloween Event

Posted on 09/18/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Longtime readers of BAH will know we’re good friends with Abertoir, the Welsh horror festival which takes over Aberystwyth Arts Centre every October. But on top of this, the team also have an annual event in Cardiff around Halloween, for which they’ve just revealed the line-up for the 30th October all-dayer at […]

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New UK Poster & Trailer For Rob Zombie’s 31

Posted on 09/13/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey We’re only a little over a week away from Rob Zombie’s 31 hitting British cinemas, and I think at this point we’ve all got a good idea of what to expect… because, y’know, it’s a Rob Zombie movie. I haven’t seen it yet, but all the early word seems to indicate that […]

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Celluloid Screams Sheffield Reveal 2016 Festival Line-Up & Poster Art

Posted on 09/09/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey That’s right, we’ve got some more awesome UK horror fest news coming at you, as Sheffield’s Celluloid Screams have revealed what attendees can look forward to at the Showroom Cinema from Friday the 21st to Sunday the 23rd of October. Individual showtimes have not yet been announced, nor are individual tickets on […]

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Passes On Sale For Mayhem, Nottingham – Full Line-Up Revealed

Posted on 09/08/16 by Ben
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By Nia Edwards-Behi News on the UK genre festival season continues with the announcement of Mayhem Film Festival’s full line-up. Taking place each year at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema, Mayhem offers 4 days of, well, exactly that – cinematic mayhem, taking in horror, sci-fi, action and all sorts in between. Early bird passes are currently on-sale […]

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Full Line-Up Announced For Grimmfest 2016; Passes Now On Sale

Posted on 09/02/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey It’s UK festival season alright. We’ve already had our first hints of what Wales’ Abertoir has in store, as well as the genre highlights of the BFI London Film Festival; and now we’ve got the complete line-up for Manchester’s Grimmfest, flagship event of Grimm Up North. And as you might expect, there […]

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X-Rated Manga Adaptation Mai-Chan’s Daily Life Coming To Blu-ray/DVD From Redemption

Posted on 09/01/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey It feels way too long since we last saw a new trailer for a Japanese movie that looks gory, perverse and weird as all hell. Well, in this instance the film isn’t technically new as it was made in 2014, but it’s set to get its first release in the west next […]

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Genre Highlights at BFI London Film Festival Include Dearest Sister & The Void

Posted on 09/01/16 by Ben
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By Nia Edwards-Behi Just this morning the full line-up for the BFI London Film Festival was announced, and it is a cracking year for genre fare at the prestigious fest. You can head on over for a scour through the programme yourself on the BFI’s website, but below are a hand-picked selection of highlights to […]

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Abertoir 2016 To Host The Beyond Live With Fabio Frizzi

Posted on 08/31/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey With London’s FrightFest now behind us, UK horror fans can now look forward to the horror film festival season starting in earnest in the coming autumn – and as longtime BAH readers will now, we’re particularly well-acquainted with Abertoir, the annual Welsh festival co-directed by our own Nia Edwards-Behi, which takes over […]

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Jump Scare-A-Go-Go! It’s the Rings Trailer

Posted on 08/24/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey I’ll be honest (and more than a little bit catty): I’d more or less forgotten this film was on its way. It’s barely two months until Rings, the long-delayed third film in the US take on the J-horror game-changer, is set to hit cinemas – yet until now we’d barely seen hide […]

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Bask in the Red & Green Glow of The Neon Dead Trailer & Sleeve Art

Posted on 08/16/16 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Well, look at that – another new trailer catches our eye with a distinctly 80s vibe. After all, you can’t really see neon lighting – especially the classic red and green combo – without thinking of VHS-era horror; and going by the sleeve art and trailer below, The Neon Dead looks to […]

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