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Top 10 autumn albums | review

3 September 2011 4:06 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

From Feist, Björk and Laura Marling, to Noel Gallagher, Roots Manuva and Tom Waits – plus a promising debut by one David Lynch, director – our writers run you through the most anticipated releases of the season

BJöRK: Biophilia

(One Little Indian)

Usually with each new Björk album comes the often wishful mutterings of it finally representing her "return to pop", as if she's about to recreate Debut, move back to London and start dating Goldie again. Needless to say, Biophilia – an album prefaced by an elaborate iPad app and thematically encompassing the entire universe – isn't loaded with singles. Björk chooses instead to flit between the beautiful ("Cosmogony"), the downright creepy ("Hollow") and, in "Mutual Core", the world's first song about tectonic plates set to a ravey mesh of bleeps and whooshes. Lyrically, it finds Björk musing on both the universal and the personal in a way she's only hinted at before, »

- Kitty Empire, Luke Bainbridge, Hermione Hoby, Michael Cragg, Tim Jonze

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The Dead Rise for Anchor Bay

12 February 2011 3:21 PM, PST | | See recent Dread Central news »

The Ford Brothers' long awaited tale of African zombies on a rampage, The Dead has finally scored itself some distro, and we couldn't possibly think of a better home!

From the Press Release

Global Cinema Distribution and Starz Anchor Bay have acquired North American and UK theatrical rights to the Ford Brothers' “The Dead”, distributing throughout cinemas beginning with a Us theatrical release in summer of 2011.

Anchor Bay Starz UK Managing Director Rod Smith snapped up all UK rights and will be releasing the film in cinemas in England followed by DVD by Halloween 2011.

All other rights for North America have been purchased by Anchor Bay Starz, who will release the film on DVD later in the year.

Shot on locations across Burkina Faso and Ghana, West Africa on 35mm including many never before committed to celluloid locations, The Dead is unlike anything horror audiences have ever experienced. Centered around »

- Uncle Creepy

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