Monthly Archives: October 2010

Last Night’s Horror Viewing

In preparation for tonight’s annual Halloween moviethon, we watched Rec (Jaume Balaguer?? and Paco Plaza, 2007), Rec 2 (Jaume Balaguer?? and Paco Plaza, 2009), both recently released on UK Blu-Ray, and finally, one of my all time favourites, The Nig… Continue reading

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Total Film’s Horror Icons and their Top 10 Horror Films

I regard Total Film as one of the weaker, if not weakest, film magazines but this caught my eye. They caught up with 61 “horror icons” and asked them what their ten favourite horror films are. Yes, some of them are indeed icons but I am not sure t… Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2010!

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Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975) Locandina Poster Restoration

When I turned thirty last month, I decided to have my Locandina poster for my favourite film Profondo Rosso (Dario Argento, 1975) restored and framed. When I purchased it off of eBay I was a bit disappointed to find that it had more damage than I … Continue reading

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Machete Maidens Unleashed (Mark Hartley, 2010)

I cannot wait for this. If this is anywhere near as good as Hartley’s previous documentary Not Quite Hollywood (2008) it will certainly be a treat for any cult film fan. Here is the trailer; there are some great contributors. Continue reading

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What a great week for Blu-Ray releases

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New Euro-Cult Blu-Ray/DVD Label

This news came as something of a surprise. The ‘grey market’ company Midnight Video appear to have gone legit and have started up a label called Midnight Legacy that will specialise in releasing uncensored Euro-Cult films in limited editions on Bl… Continue reading

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The Exorcist Blu-Ray (William Friedkin, 1973) arrives

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The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981) American Blu-Ray release really was limited

Well. A limited edition Blu-Ray release that was actually, genuinely limited and not a marketing ploy. Who’d believe it? The first pressing of the excellent American Blu-Ray release of The Evil Dead has now officially sold out. This first pressing… Continue reading

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Reunited By Fate

And here is the music video for the new Rival Schools single, Shot After Shot. It has now been nine years since their seminal debut album, which I regard as one of my favourites, and their long awaited second album, Entitled Pedals, will be releas… Continue reading

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