29th May2016

Canadian horror label Shivers Ent. launches with ‘Massacre Up North’

by Phil Wheat

It couldn’t be more apt, given that I’m currently in Canada, to bring new of a brand new Canadian-based film distribution company – Shivers Entertainment! Hailing from Victoria, British Columbia and developed by long time exploitation film fan Brenin Barrow, the first major release for Shivers Ent. is the truly disturbing Canuxploitation film Massacre Up […]

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17th May2015

‘VHS Forever? Psychotronic People’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Written and Directed by Darren J. Perry, Mark Williams The latest in a growing strand of films that take a fond look at the VHS era, VHS Forever? Psychotronic People is a feature length documentary taking a look at the explosion of movies that became available on VHS in the UK. Taken from the perspective […]

05th May2015

US horror network Chiller announces new programming

by Phil Wheat

On the heels of Animal, its most-watched original movie to date – and the SXSW 2015 premiere of its original movie The Boy – US horror channel Chiller have announced new original content for 2015 and 2016, including its first-ever original series, Slasher, and two new original movies, Lifeforce and Siren. Says Dave Howe, President, […]

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15th Apr2013

Watch Now: ‘Plastic Movies Rewound’ – Sizzle Reel

by Phil Wheat

Check out this fantastic “sizzle reel” for the upcoming VHS-centric documentary Plastic Movies Rewound; and be sure to check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/plasticmoviesrewound

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17th Mar2013

Infographic – VHS in the UK

by Phil Wheat

Check out this cool VHS-themed infographic courtesy of Noel Mellor, aka Filmrant, whose currently hard at work on the upcoming book Adventures in VHS and its accompanying podcast.

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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 […]

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21st Jan2013

Watch Now: ‘Video Shelf’ – A portrait of a small time video store

by Phil Wheat

Check out this fantastic (and award-winning) short film, entitled Video Shelf, which is a fab portrait of a small town video store struggling to keep the doors open in an age of streaming media and downloads.

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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, […]

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