Drive-In Dust Offs: Sweet Sixteen (1983)

From the ‘70s on calendar horror was all the rage with the slasher crowd; Black Christmas begat Halloween which gave us Friday the 13th and on and on, a red ‘X’ flooding the dates throughout the year. ...

Book Review: "The Avengers And New Avengers Collectibles" By John Buss

Amberley Books 2019 96 pages Full Colour £14.99 Review by Adrian Smith One of the greatest and most commercially successful fantasy series of the 1960s, The Avengers actually started out in 1961 ...

Studiocanal Steps Up its Heritage Game in Germay Via Arthaus Classics

Studiocanal Steps Up its Heritage Game in Germay Via Arthaus Classics Lyon, France – Continuing its devotion to heritage film in Germany, Studiocanal is bringing classic movies back into cinemas while also releasing newly restored DVD/Blu-ray collections of beloved ...

Horror Highlights: The First Purge Clips, Sweet Sixteen and The Convent Screenings, Vampyr Soundtrack

Missed The First Purge in theaters last July? Well, then, check out a few clips of Gerard McMurray's film, which kicks off today's Highlights. Also: Retro Nightmares returns with Sweet Sixteen and The ...

Horror Highlights: Bloody Disgusting’s “Retro Nightmares” Theatrical Screenings, Travel Channel’s “Ghostober” Programming, Living Dead Dolls’ Vesper, Masters Of The Grind Indiegogo Campaign

Five cult classics, including The House on Sorority Row, are being revived on the big screen by Bloody Disgusting for their "Retro Nightmares" cinema series kicking off on September 27th. Also in ...

Class of 88 Interview: Writer/Director Anthony Hickox Takes Us Into His Unforgettable Waxwork

Released on June 17th, 1988 by Vestron Pictures, Anthony Hickox’s Waxwork had a respectable box office showing during its limited theatrical run, but it was on VHS where the horror comedy did ...

Les Girls

The curtain is falling on the MGM musical, and Gene Kelly’s final song and dance at the studio is for a Paris-set show biz tale about a dancing star and his trio of showgirls. Actually, the comedy and ...

Win The Avengers: Tunnel of Fear on DVD

To mark the release of The Avengers: Tunnel of Fear on 9th April, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD. Tunnel Of Fear is the twentieth episode of the first series of the 1960s cult British ...

"The Avengers": How One Episode Defined The Appeal Of The Legendary Spy Series

In 2013, writer Noel Murray presented a fine article in the Av/TV Club web site that examined the origins and enduring appeal of the classic 1960s spy series "The Avengers", which was actually ...

The Avengers: Black and Dekker to pen reboot pilot

Tony Sokol Jan 15, 2018 Break out the bowlers, canes, and kinky boots, Shane Black and Fred Dekker are writing a pilot for a reboot of The Avengers... Espionage aficionados and leather fetishists ...

Shane Black is working on The Avengers TV reboot

He’s currently deep in the jungle on post-production with The Predator, so Shane Black has left his long-time collaborator, Fred Dekker, to do the talking about their plans for a reboot of British ...

Blu-ray Review – The Howling (1981)

The Howling, 1981. Directed by Joe Dante. Starring Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone, Patrick Macnee, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, John Carradine, Elisabeth Brooks, Dennis Dugan, Belinda Belaski, and ...

Win The Howling on Blu-ray

The darkly comic horror classic The Howling – the film which changed the look and feel of werewolf movies for years to come when it first released back in 1981 – gnaws its way onto newly restored ...

The Bottom Shelf: Return Of The Living Dead 3, The Evil Within and The Jerk, Too

Nick Aldwinckle Sep 14, 2017 Our round up of horror and genre DVDs and Blu-rays returns, with some solid titles, and The Jerk sequel... So, whilst Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump are comparing the size ...

The Battle of the River Plate

Powell & Pressburger’s big-scale historical epic is perhaps the best show ever about an old-school naval encounter between battleships. The first half depicts the showdown between England and Germany ...

It Came From The Tube: Dead Of Night (1977)

Dan Curtis and Richard Matheson fit together as comfortable as Pb &J, warm slippers on a cold day, and the best of TV horror. Dead of Night (1977) is the follow up to their critically acclaimed ...

Sherlock, and the musical highlights of Sherlock Holmes

Sean Wilson Jan 16, 2017 From the BBC's Sherlock, through Disney, Hans Zimmer and Young Sherlock Holmes: we salute the music of Mr Holmes... Few characters have enjoyed as much reinvention as Arthur ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Waxwork (1988)

The late ’80s provided a veritable potpourri for horror film fanatics. Slashers had petered out, and filmmakers were keen on exploring other avenues, everything from a parasitic drug slug (Brain ...

Round-Up: El Rey Network’s Werewolf Movie Marathon, The Walking Dead Negan Bank, Dogged Kickstarter, The Survivors and Caroushell

El Rey Network’s werewolf movie marathon is going to be a-hooot of a good time for fans of the iconic creature. The event will start on March 12th at 10 Am Et/Pt. Also in this round-up: details on The ...

Don Leaver obituary

Television producer and director behind such popular dramas as Prime Suspect, A Touch of Frost, and, most notably, The Avengers Don Leaver, who has died aged 86, was an award-winning television ...

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