6 items from 2016
Myth became reality last week when us hardcore horror fans were gifted with the long-rumoured deleted “Surgeon Scene” from Tony Randel’s awesome Hellbound: Hellraiser II. The deleted scene was included in Arrow’s “Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box Limited Edition Trilogy,” which included the never-before-seen footage that was excised from the VHS workprint edition of Hellbound. The reaction was overly […] »
Shock examines the legendary cut “surgery” scene from Hellraiser II and other mythical excised horror scenes. Released in 1988, Hellbound: Hellraiser II managed to be that rarest form of sequel; one that remained faithful to the original while managing to expand on its premise and themes organically. The first two installments merge pretty seamlessly to…
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- Chris Alexander
Five strangers wake up on a beach in some sort of netherworld and have to figure out why they are there and what is the mysterious creature that is tormenting them.
Another entry in the FrightFest Presents collection, AfterDeath is a British chiller that begins with a young woman named Robyn (Miranda Raison) waking up on a beach at night. Trying to escape some weird explosions on the beach she runs to a nearby beach house where she interrupts the permanently horny Seb (Sam Keeley) having a threesome with Patricia (Elarica Gallacher) and Livvy (Lorna Nickson Brown) as a smoky spirit flies around the room. Also in the house is Onie (Daniella Kertesz), who keeps disappearing and reappearing randomly, and Robyn soon comes to the realisation that they are »
- Amie Cranswick
From Gary Smart and Christian Sellers—the authors of The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead—comes 245 Trioxin: The Story of The Return of the Living Dead, which is limited to only 1,000 copies and includes new interviews. We have a look at the book’s cover art and release details.
From Cult Screenings UK: “Dead Mouse Productions Ltd and Cult Screenings UK Ltd present their first publication, 245 Trioxin: The Story of The Return of the Living Dead.
Limited to 1,000 copies, 200-page full-color hardback coffee-table book featuring interviews with the cast and crew of The Return of the Living Dead as well as 100s of behind the scenes photos and artwork.
Back in 2010, Gary Smart and Christian Sellers released ‘The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead‘ a 288-page insight into the making of Rotld 1 to 5. The book received much critical acclaim and led on to »
- Tamika Jones
If there’s one thing that makes UK horror film festival Frightfest stand head and shoulders above others of its ilk, it’s the amount of attendees that have gone on to create their own horror movies – be they features or shorts – some of which, like last summer’s Banjo, have gone on to play the festival itself – inpsiring more Frightfesters in some kind of horrific viscious circle!
One such Frightfest attendee turned filmmaker is Katie Bonham, whose fourth horror short, Mindless, starring Nicholas Vince (Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Nightbreed), has its world premiere at this years Frightfest Glasgow. Though to be fair, Bonham’s no stranger to Glasgow – this is the second year in a row she has screened a short a Frightfest Glasgow; with her previous short film, The Paper Round, shown last year. »
- Phil Wheat
Katie Bonham’s fourth horror short, Mindless, starring Nicholas Vince (Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Nightbreed), has been selected to screen its world premiere at this years Film 4′s Frightfest Glasgow at 3:40pm on 26th February in the Glasgow Film Theatre. Mindless tells the story of Peter (Nicholas Vince) – a senile, middle-aged man whose house is mysteriously torn apart day after day. Is Peter a risk to himself or is something more sinister about to be unleashed?
This is the second year in a row Bonham has held a world premiere at Film 4′s Fightfest Glasgow; with her previous short film, The Paper Round, screened to great success as one of only two shorts selected in 2015.
Mindless was mostly self-funded by Bonham and shot over 2 days on location in Kent, England with a crew of eight and cast of four. Joining forces, for the first time, with prolific producer, »
- Phil Wheat
6 items from 2016
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