The Carrier is released on Digital HD 20th July & DVD/VOD 3rd August from Lionsgate UK

The Carrier DVD 2D‘Whatever you do, don’t open the bag! ‘

Star studded new thriller The Carrier is released on Digital HD on 20th July and DVD/VOD on 3rd August from Lionsgate UK.

John Cusack and Robert De Niro star in this action-packed crime thriller about a hit-man named Jack (Cusack), who takes an assignment to deliver a mysterious bag to his crafty boss (De Niro) with strict instructions not to look inside. With the help of an elusive, beautiful woman (Rebecca Da Costa, The Firstling), Jack battles a mess-load of gunfire, a slew of crooked cops and unruly mobsters on a deadly quest to deliver the precious cargo and earn a big pay day. The Carrier also stars Crispin Glover (Back to the Future), Martin Klebba (Pirates of the Caribbean) and
Rapper Sticky Fingaz.

The Carrier Information:

Release 20th July (EST) 3rd August (VOD & DVD)
Certificate 18 (UK and Ireland)
Aspect Ratio Anamorphic 2.40:1
Audio Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Run time 104 mins.
Languages English
Subtitles English and English for the Hearing Impaired
Cat number LGD95234

Grimmfest announce 2015 date and new venue

Grimmfest-logo-896x1024Grimm Up North are excited to announce the 2015 festival dates & brand new venue for their annual International Festival of Fantastic Film – GRIMMFEST. The 7th edition of the UK festival, dedicated to screening the best in Cult, Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy cinema, will take place 1st -4th of October at Manchester’s Odeon Printworks.

In previous years the festival held screenings in multiple venues around Manchester, but this year Grimmfest are pleased to announce a partnership with Odeon at their northern flagship cinema set within an entertainment complex The Printworks. The impressive cinema plays host to the largest IMAX outside of London, 20 state of the art digital screens.

Working in partnership with Odeon, Grimmfest 2015 will present the most exciting new titles in genre cinema from around the world with exclusive celebrity appearances, add that to the list of exciting content announcements yet to come, 2015 will be the very best edition of the festival.

Festival Director Simeon Halligan is even more excited than usual to unleash Grimmfest this year, “Printworks will make a fantastic home for the festival; we are super excited to be working with the Printworks … Continue reading

UKHS have THREE DVD copies of VENOM to give away to UK Readers

venomdvdUKHS are pleased to have THREE copies of Venom (1971) on DVD to give away to our UK readers courtesy of Fabulous Films.

Venom is out July 6th on DVD from Fabulous Films in the UK.

A Nazi scientist and a woman known as a “spider goddess” attempt to develop a nerve gas made from spider venom.

Director: Peter Sykes
Stars: Simon Brent, Neda Arneric, Sheila Allen

To be in with a chance of winning then you must be in the UK and Email your name & address to comp@ukhorrorscene.com and put Venom in the subject line.

The competition will run until Midnight July 7th , and the DVDs will be sent out shortly afterwards – GOOD LUCK!!

Venom is out July 6th and available from Amazon UK HERE – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Venom-DVD-Simon-Brent/dp/B00VE88OV4/

UKHS have THREE DVD Copies of HYENA to Give Away to UK Readers

hyenaUKHS are pleased to have THREE copies of Hyena on DVD to give away to our UK readers courtesy of Metrodome Distribution UK.

Hyena is out July 6th on DVD from Metrodome in the UK.

Good policing doesn’t necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a “good” policeman survive?

Director: Gerard Johnson
Writer: Gerard Johnson
Stars: Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Neil Maskell

To be in with a chance of winning then you must be in the UK and Email your name & address to comp@ukhorrorscene.com and put Hyena in the subject line.

The competition will run until Midnight July 7th , and the DVDs will be sent out shortly afterwards – GOOD LUCK!!

Hyena is out July 6th and available from Amazon UK HERE – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hyena-DVD-Peter-Ferdinando/dp/B00UNO4EEG/

First Look at Trailer For Secret In Their Eyes starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts & Nicole Kidman.

secret1First Look at Trailer For Secret In Their Eyes starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts & Nicloe Kidman.
In UK cinemas 4th March 2016

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman
Directed by: Billy Ray
Screenplay by: Billy Ray
Produced by: Mark Johnson

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games), and produced by Academy Award winner Mark Johnson (Rain Man, “Breaking Bad”), Secret In Their Eyes is an intense, powerful, haunting thriller starring Academy Award(r) nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts.

A tight-knit team of rising FBI investigators – Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess (Julia Roberts), along with their District Attorney supervisor Claire (Nicole Kidman) – is suddenly torn apart when they discover that Jess’s teenage daughter has been brutally and inexplicably murdered.

Now, thirteen years later, after obsessively searching every day for the elusive killer, Ray finally uncovers a new lead that he’s certain can permanently resolve the case, nail the vicious murderer, and bring long-desired closure to his team. No one is prepared, however, for the shocking, unspeakable secret that will reveal the … Continue reading

Miss Meadows get a UK DVD, Blu & Digital Release July 27th

missmeadows1Miss Meadows get a UK DVD, Blu & Digital Release July 27th

Perfect Manners, Killer Execution!

DVD & Digital Release Date: 27th July 2015
Certificate: 15 | Running Time: 84 mins | Genre: Thriller
Written & Directed by: Karen Leigh Hopkins
Starring: Katie Holmes, Jean Smart and James Badge Dale
SHE TEACHES LESSONS YOU’LL NEVER FORGET
Beneath the perfect manners and petticoats, Miss Meadows harbours a dark secret. When she’s not teaching at the local elementary school or tending to her garden, she’s moonlighting as a gun-wielding vigilante who teaches justice in her spare time, killing her victims if they refuse to repent.

With blood on her hands and dark secrets to hide, a local sheriff soon becomes involved in hunting down the ruthless murderer, not knowing that the person who he is after is the woman he has fallen in love with. With a complicated past full of real life nightmares, Miss Meadows is anything but sweet when it comes to dishing out lessons and the town’s criminals soon learn that teachers are always right!

Starring Katie Holmes (Batman Begins, Dawson’s Creek (TV), Phone Booth), Jean Smart (Sweet Home Alabama, 24 (TV), Fargo (TV)), and … Continue reading

Killing Zoe (1994) DVD Review

killingzoeKilling Zoe (US/FRA, 1994)

Dir. Roger Avary

Starring. Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Jean-Hughes Anglade

UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release August 3rd from Fabulous Films

Only a few weeks after ‘Pulp Fiction’ took the Cannes Film Festival by storm in May 94 -making a household name of director Quentin Tarantino- it’s co-writer Roger Avary would release another relatively low-budget crime picture as his directorial debut.

‘Killing Zoe’ is a French set, heist thriller that- for better or worse- brought the genre kicking and screaming into the 90’s. The late, great film critic Roger Ebert described it as “Generation X’s first bank caper movie”. Assuming by this, he was referring more to the ‘Ecstasy Generation’, as there are more drugs consumed in this film than Keith Richards has had hot dinners.

If Tarantino’s unabashed assimilation of cinema history made him his generation’s Scorsese, Avary was it’s uncompromising Schrader, crafting a new breed of ultra-violent crime movie…. Film Nihilisme.

‘Killing Zoe’ succeeds on one primary front. It makes us believe that anything can and probably will happen… From the minute Zed (Eric Stoltz) answers the door to old childhood pal Eric (Jean Hughes Anglade) we know … Continue reading

Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)

littom1Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)

Director: Matt Jackson

Starring: Gena Shaw, Marissa Skell, Hugo Armstrong, Doug Jones, Michael McShane, Kane Hodder, Danny Vasquez

Out now on VOD – http://www.tbcfilms.com/watch/

So this is where the American dream died.”

Sisters Carla (Skell) and Marla (Shaw) head up to Slavko’s All American Family Lodge, a cheesy tourist trap where Carla’s fiancée Johnny (Jade Carter), has a job playing Bigfoot. Carla and Marla don’t exactly see eye-to-eye when it comes to romance, love and relationships, and Johnny is the object of a lot of bickering in the first third of the film. Meanwhile, in Slavko’s swamp Johnny and his fellow Sasquatches get into a fight, fall into a swamp of toxic waste and turn into diseased, flesh eating mutants who go on an all-you-can-eat rampage of Slavko customers. Carla and Marla set aside their differences, fight for each other, fight for love, and fight toxic sludge monsters. Central to the theme of the film is love, familial and romantic. But fear NOT!

Love in the Time of Monsters is a fast and funny horror comedy. Full of zingy … Continue reading

The Sky Has Fallen (2009) Review

shfThe Sky Has Fallen (2009)

a.k.a. Zombies and Demons: Samurai Sword Apocalypse

Writer & Director: Doug Roos

Stars: Carey MacLaren, Laurel Kemper, Cory Knisely

Runtime: 73min

Out on VOD – https://www.reelhouse.org/dougroos/theskyhasfallen/

Within a couple of hours, a new disease wipes out almost all of mankind. Trying to avoid infection, people flee to remote locations, but they start seeing mysterious black figures, carrying away the dead and experimenting on them. Now, Lance and Rachel, two survivors determined to fight back, must kill the leader of these creatures before the rest of humanity disappears.

With The Sky Has Fallen (TSHF) there is no messing about. We are dropped straight into the thick of it. With little knowledge of what is going on we are given scraps of information from faint echoes of old broadcasts in the opening credits, hinting towards a worldwide infection that devastated humanity almost instantaneously. This disorientation plays to the films strength. Done intentionally, as we slowly (perhaps too slowly) unravel the mystery of these zombie-like creatures and the mysterious cloaked figures that inhabit the wooded area that protagonists Lance and Rachel most explore to … Continue reading

New Trailer Released for BRAXTON – Belfast’s First Slasher Film

brax1What’s Next Films have released a full trailer for their upcoming slasher feature “Braxton”. Described as a fun throwback to slashers such as “Scream” and “My Bloody Valentine”, “Braxton” features an ensemble cast including Shaun Blaney (Halo: Nightfall) and Diona Doherty (Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model). It is the feature début of 20 year-old writer/director Leo McGuigan, who co-produced alongside Margaret McGoldrick.

Every town has a devil. For the small community of Braxton, that devil is Tommy Miller. A bullied and tormented teen who finally snapped, killing his friends and family at the annual Braxton town hall party, Miller escaped into the woods, never to be seen or heard from again. Until now. Ten years later, a group of fresh-faced young teens find themselves targeted by a masked man in a hooded cloak. It’s up to Detective Ryan Fenton and his fish-out-of-water partner to protect the town from Miller’s clutches; there’s just one issue — Ryan himself is a survivor of the original massacre. Is Miller opening up a new chapter, or has he returned to attend to some unfinished business?

For more info check the links below

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