28th Oct2019

Opinionated: Great Halloween Movie Options for Non-Horror Fans!

by Chris Cummings

Not everybody loves the horror genre, but that doesn’t mean that the season of pumpkins and candy-corns hasn’t got plenty of film goodness for the scaredy-cats among us. There really are an array of terrific and festive family films that feel completely packed with Halloween goodness. So, here’s a fistful of recommendations for those of […]

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21st Oct2019

Opinionated: What Are The Best Horror Movies to Watch Around Halloween?

by Chris Cummings

We’re fast approaching the season of good chills. The time of year where pumpkins are lit on porches around the world, where your local Starbucks is selling out of Pumpkin Spice, where bags of candy are being stocked up on by households awaiting trick or treaters, and… of course, where horror movies are given that […]

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15th Oct2019

Ten Best: Horror Movie Villains in History

by Chris Cummings

As we approach Halloween and the horror movie genre begins to awaken for the folks who perhaps don’t watch it to an unhealthy level like perhaps I do, I thought it might be a bit of fun to compile a TOP TEN of the best horror villains in history. I mean, there’s a lot to […]

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12th Jun2019

‘Hi-Death’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Julia Vally, Todd Sheets, Fabiana Formica, Kate Durocher, Dilynn Fawn Harvey, Jensen Jacobs, Renee Galarza, Jay Sosnicki, Antwoine Steele, Todd Martin, Kristen Adams, Thomas Kindler, Billy Nicholson, Eve Smith, Mike Gordon | Written by Anthony Catanese, Amanda Payton, Tim Ritter, Todd Sheets, Brad Sykes, Josephina Sykes | Directed by Anthony Catanese, Amanda Payton, Tim […]

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30th Oct2018

First trailer & poster for The Wave sequel ‘The Quake’

by Phil Wheat

In recent years Norway has been cranking out some fantastic genre films – Troll Hunter, Dead Snow and its sequel, Rare Exports, Thale and the Cold Prey series. Speaking of the latter, director Roar Uthaug, the man behind the three Cold Prey movies, turned his hand from the horrors of the slasher movie to the […]

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26th Oct2018

Competition: Win a horror movie bundle for Halloween!

by Phil Wheat

Let the nightmares return this Halloween with the ultimate package which never fails to get the heart racing. Proving the old scares really are the best, we have an array of spine-tingling releases up for grabs, with one lucky winner receiving copies of Child’s Play, Silence of the Lambs, The Omen, The Fly and Misery. […]

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09th Apr2018

Culture Dump #30: Are we Experiencing a New Wave of Mainstream Horror?

by Simon Bland

Modern horror has been killing it recently. From 2016 frighteners Raw, The Ghoul and knocked-up knock out Prevenge to last year’s tension builder It Comes At Night and throwback mega-hit It, the horror genre has been riding a wave of smart, challenging and most importantly – really good – films that cater to both mainstream […]

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13th Mar2018

Competition: Win clown horror ‘Terrifier’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Terrifier – available on Digital HD 30th March and DVD 2nd April 2018 – we are giving away a copy on DVD. A hair-raising homage to the grindhouse slashers, Terrifier is a thrilling, gory horror that introduces a new murderous icon in the form of Art the Clown. Set to […]

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04th Jan2018

Competition: Win a horror DVD bundle with ‘Leatherface’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Leatherface, available now on digital download and on DVD from 8th January 2018, we have a DVD bundle up for grabs which includes Leatherface, The Blair Witch, Texas Chainsaw, Cage Dive and The Autopsy of Jane Doe, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment! When the original The Texas Chain […]

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27th Oct2017

“Roid Rage” Ryan’s ‘All the Devils Are Here’ now on VOD

by Phil Wheat

Back in 2013 I had the pleasure of watching and reviewing writer/director Ryan Lightbourn’s awesome short film Roid Rage – a Troma-esque grindhouse film about a killer hemorrhoid that I absolutely LOVED (review here), well it’s been some time since that short and now, thankfully Lightbourn and his twisted vision is back with All the […]

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10th Oct2017

Unboxing: September 2017′s “Horror” A-Box

by Phil Wheat

I used to be a regular subscriber to the Horror Block, but with the company folding there’s a HUGE gap in the horror mystery box market – so how perfect is it that A-Box, newcomer to the subscription box field, has released it’s very first “Horror” mystery box? A box which contains items from IT, […]

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21st Aug2017

Competition: Win a horror DVD bundle with ‘The Belko Experiment’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of The Belko Experiment, available on Digital Download August 18 and on Blu-ray™ & DVD August 21, we have a DVD bundle up for grabs containing The Belko Experiment, Devil’s Due, Jennifer’s Body, The Hills Have Eyes (2006), The Omen (2006), courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. From […]

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11th Aug2017

Competition: Win a sci-fi horror DVD bundle with ‘Final Recall’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Final Recall, available on Digital HD 14th August, and DVD & Blu-ray 21st August, we have a DVD bundle up for grabs containing FINAL RECALL, PREDESTINATION, EXTRATERRESTRIAL, KILL COMMAND, ROBOT OVERLORDS, INANIMATE, and THE VOID, courtesy of Signature Entertainment! Action superstar Wesley Snipes, in his first leading role […]

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26th Jul2017

Competition: Win horror ‘Wolves at the Door’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Wolves at the Door – on DVD & Digital Download 24th July – we are giving away a DVD courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. From the director of Annabelle comes this shocking thriller. Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969, but unbeknownst to […]

22nd Jun2017

Nerd Buy: Funko Pint-Sized Horror Heroes

by Phil Wheat

A brilliant first series of Horror Pint Sized Heroes from Funko features many horror icons, including: Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Gremlin, Pinhead, Chucky, Michael Myers, Pennywise, Beetlejuice, Cthulhu, Carrie, Krampus and Elvira. Pint Size Heroes are a new CDU, blind bagged, mini figure concept which will bring great characters and design to customers at a […]

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24th Jan2017

Feature: The Rise of South Korean Horror Cinema

by Phil Wheat

Something strange is happening in South Korea. While Hollywood is churning out dismal remakes and teen-friendly jump scare franchise films, South Korea, for the past decade or so, has been producing intelligent, highly-original and truly effective horror films – including monster movies, zombie thrillers and nerve-shattering psychological mysteries. The latest is The Wailing, a scary […]

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13th Dec2016

Submissions now open for 2nd Annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

by Phil Wheat

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is excited to announce that submissions are now open for the second edition of the festival. The first deadline to submit horror features and shorts is January 15th, and the final deadline to submit for programming consideration is August 15th. In its first year, the festival sold out the majority […]

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08th Nov2016

Eight more weekend film premieres for UK’s Horror Channel

by Phil Wheat

Following this past weekend’s channel debuts of Cockneys vs Zombies, Horror Express and Antiviral, the UK’s very own Horror Channel will be screening EIGHT more weekend film premieres this month, including the UK TV premieres of Tommy Wirkola’s crowd-pleasing, carnage-driven Dead Snow 2: Red or Dead, Jon Knautz’s demonic gem The Shrine, Tyler Shields’s stylish mash-up […]

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31st Oct2016

Watch Now: Shudder’s ‘Stream of Screams’

by Phil Wheat

Shudder, for those that don’t know, is the new premium streaming video service backed by AMC Networks – which has launched in the UK & Ireland just in time for the Halloween season/ The service’s gargantuan and unique selection of titles makes it the only streaming service in the UK and Ireland dedicated to serving […]

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25th Oct2016

Interview: Colin Geddes & Sam Zimmerman talk ‘Shudder’

by Phil Wheat

Colin Geddes – programmer for past 20 years of the Toronto Midnight Madness and horror fanzine editor – and Sam Zimmerman – former Fangoria website editor – are the co-founders of Shudder. They talk to Nerdly writer and Britflicks podcast host Stuart Wright about this new horror film only streaming service. To sign up or […]

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09th Apr2016

The Scream Cast: Episodes 96 and 97

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest episodes of The ScreamCast! Each episode sees hosts Sean Duregger and Brad Henderson take a look at another slice of home video horror. Don’t forget to check out TheScreamCast.com for the show notes and for more news and reviews of Scream Factory releases and make sure to follow them on Twitter […]

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01st Apr2016

The Scream Cast: Episodes 94 and 95

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest episodes of The ScreamCast! Each episode sees hosts Sean Duregger and Brad Henderson take a look at another slice of home video horror. Don’t forget to check out TheScreamCast.com for the show notes and for more news and reviews of Scream Factory releases and make sure to follow them on Twitter […]

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