15th Apr2013

Exploitation returns with ‘American Holokaust’

by Phil Wheat

Loosely inspired by the real life crimes of the serial killer duo Leonard Lake and Charles Ng who documented their heinous acts on home video, the folks at The Sleaze Box (aka Icon Film Studios), are bringing grisly exploitation back to home entertainment with the sleazy American Holokaust. Prepare yourself for a journey through HELL […]

25th Mar2013

Arghhhhh! It’s a new screamy ‘The Wolverine’ poster

by Phil Wheat

Check out the new poster, featuring an angry-looking Logan, aka actor Hugh Jackman, for The Wolverine. Directed by James Mangold the film opens in cinemas around the world beginning July 2013 – and I’m actually really excited to see how this film compares to the first and, of course, the source material. Based on the […]

21st Mar2013

‘The LEGO’ Movie – A perfect title treatment!

by Phil Wheat

As a huge fan of LEGO not only do I eagerly await news on each and every new set that is released, but I’m also super-excited to see the forthcoming The LEGO Movie, which tells the story of Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person […]

21st Mar2013

Watch Now: Four minutes of ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’

by Phil Wheat

If you went to see Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D at the cinema, you may have been treated, as we were, to a special four-minute preview of G.I. Joe: Retaliation, well now that very clip has made it’s way online for you to bask in its all-round awesomeness. G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which stars Dwayne […]

21st Mar2013

New trailer and poster for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

by Phil Wheat

Paramount Pictures have unveiled a new poster and trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, which is set for release in the UK on May 9th and the US on May 17th. Directed by J.J. Abrams and once again starring Chris Pine, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin, alongside […]

21st Mar2013

Game of Throne’s Maisie Williams lands ‘monster’ role

by Phil Wheat

Production Company Movie Mogul Ltd, makers of the fantastic Panic Button, have announced that actress Maisie Williams has signed up to play the lead role of Lorna Thompson in the sci-fi action film We Are Monsters, which has recently been seeking crowd-sourced funding through Kickstarter. Williams, who shot to fame as Ayra Stark in the […]

20th Mar2013

Get excited – ‘Duke Nukem’ comes to Steam!

by Phil Wheat

In news that pleases me greatly (yes, I am a HUGE fan of the franchise) Devolver Digital have partnered with 3D Realms and Singapore-based indie developer General Arcade to launch Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition on Steam, which includes the original FPS Duke Nukem 3D and three expansion packs – Duke Caribbean: Life’s a Beach, […]

20th Mar2013

Three Godzilla-esque images from ‘Pacific Rim’

by Phil Wheat

Check out these three new Godzilla-esque images (which look like they could have been ripped straight from a Toho flick) from Pacific Rim which is directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) from a script by Travis Beacham (Clash of the Titans) and stars Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinsky, Willem […]

19th Mar2013

Watch Now: ‘Hatchet 3′ teaser trailer

by Phil Wheat

I’m a HUGE fan of Adam Green’s Hatchet flicks. A great throwback to slasher movies of the 80s with a little tongue in cheek attitude on top, the first two films are treasured films in my collection (in fact my Hatchet DVD is actually signed by Green). And now comes the third film! Starring Danielle […]

18th Mar2013

Grimm Up North launch “Mini Grimmfest” this Easter

by Phil Wheat

Grimm Up North, the Manchester-based horror festival have been continuing there cause the bring horror to the North of England with a brand new Easter event, the Mini Grimmfest. Three nights, six movies and all for £20 – and that includes an exclusive goodie bag which will incude DVD, Tshirt, poster and magazine! Check out […]

16th Mar2013

Awesome poster for VHS docu ‘Adjust Your Tracking’

by Phil Wheat

Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector is a feature-length documentary film directed by Levi “Dabeedo” Peretic and Dan Kinem – the guys behind the fantastic YouTube channel VHShitfest. It’s a passion project made by true lovers of the format hoping to capture why VHS holds such a special place in so […]

15th Mar2013

‘Resident Evil 6 X Left For Dead 2′ crossover incoming!

by Phil Wheat

Capcom and Valve have today announced the Resident Evil 6 X Left 4 Dead 2 crossover project  – which will see characters from Left 4 Dead 2 featured exclusively in the forthcoming PC version of Resident Evil 6, while enemies from Resident Evil 6 will invade the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2. Owners […]

14th Mar2013

Titan Comics launch ‘Monster Massacre’ anthology

by Phil Wheat

Titan Comics and ATOMEKA have announced the release of the first volume of a brand-new graphic novel series, Monster Massacre – a SF and fantasy anthology headed up by A1 creator Dave Elliott and starring the greatest comics talent: past, present and future, including Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Andy Kuhn, Dave Dorman, Alex Horley, Mark […]

14th Mar2013

First trailer and poster for ‘Kick-Ass 2′

by Phil Wheat

After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother F%&*^r — only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last […]

27th Feb2013

World Exclusive Reveal: First poster for ‘One Night in Istanbul’

by Phil Wheat

Following-up his well received freshman feature I Against I, director James Marquand (son of Return of the Jedi director Richard Marquand, fact fans!) returns with One Night in Istanbul, the screen adaptation of the hit play about the exploits of a group of Liverpool Football fans at the European Cup final in Istanbul. Starring Steven […]

19th Jan2013

Blazing Magnum Screenings presents ‘A Day of Crime’

by Phil Wheat

Blazing Magnum Screenings presents A Day of Crime, 1st June 2013, A Small Cinema, Manchester. The line up for the day is as follows: The Italian Connection (La Mala Ordina) Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films that Rule the 70′s Rome Armed To The Teeth (Roma A Mano Armata) Ticket prices and times to […]

28th Dec2012

Artopsy Productions release new limited ed. ‘The Beyond’ poster

by Phil Wheat

Artopsy Productions have just released an awesome new limited edition poster for Lucio Fulci’s seminal zombie classic The Beyond on their website. Designed by artist Timothy Pittides, it’s a fully licensed screen print limited to 80 copies (or 20 if you want a signed version). Click the image below to go to the sale page:

19th Dec2012

Re-live the VHS era in a special screening of V/H/S

by Phil Wheat

Momentum Pictures are holding a one-off early screening of brand-new horror flick V/H/S where for one night only you can go back in time to the glory days of VHS! Held on Wednesday 16th January at 6.30 at ‘Cellar Rentals’ in the Blackhall Studios in London, the exclusive screening also features an old-skool rental store, […]

08th Oct2011

Book Review: Halo – The Art of Building Worlds

by Baron Fortnightly

Written by Martin Robinson | Published by Titan Books | Format: Hardback, 192 pages “The award-winning Halo series of video games is 10 years old. Having sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, millions of fans have spent billions of hours with the Master Chief and Noble Six, defeating the Covenant and saving the Universe. […]

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