23/12/16 - Underworld: Blood Wars score

news pic Lakeshore Records is to release Michael Wandmacher's score for Underworld: Blood Wars on 06 January.

The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, Underworld: Blood Wars follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.

With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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22/12/16 - 100 Streets DVD release

news pic Vertigo is to release 100 Streets on DVD on 23 January.

Directed by Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Jim O’Hanlon, 100 Streets is a layered and gripping drama, with an original screenplay by Leon F Butler. It takes a compelling look at the vibrant and complicated life of a group of individuals in contemporary London – destination capital of the world.

100 Streets intersect the film’s setting. Chelsea is just down the road from high-rise estates, riverside opulence contrasts with the day-to-day grind. It’s in these streets that the characters face major choices and fundamental change in their separate lives, as they negotiate their paths through life - through those hundred streets.

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21/12/16 - Beyond the Gates comes to DVD

news pic Precision Pictures it to release Beyond the Gates on DVD on 20 February.

Highly praised during its recent premiere at FrightFest, Beyond the Gates is a gore-filled tribute to '80s horror and board games of the same era.

Seven months after their father’s disappearance, estranged brothers Gordon and John Hardesty reunite to liquidate their Dad’s anaemic video store. Soon after, they unearth an old VHS board game that acts as an inter-dimensional hub to a nightmare world where their Father’s soul is trapped and can only be saved by playing the game...

Tense, scary and full of nostalgic thrills, Beyond the Gates is directed by Jackson Stewart and stars Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Matt Mercer, Brea Grant and Re-Animator's Barbara Crampton.

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20/12/16 - USS Indianapolis Blu-ray and DVD

news pic Lionsgate UK is to release USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage on Blu-ray and DVD.

Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock) stars in this wartime action drama directed by Mario Van Peebles.

After delivering one of the atomic bombs that would eventually end World War II, the Navy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.

Left with no option but to abandon ship, Captain Charles McWay (Cage) and hundreds of his crew are left stranded in shark-infested waters...

USS Indianapolis also stars Golden Globe® nominees Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan) and Thomas Jane (Deep Blue Sea) and is directed by Mario Van Peebles (New Jack City).

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19/12/16 - Free State of Jones Blu-ray and DVD

news pic StudioCanal is pleased to announce that the historical war epic Free State of Jones is being released on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD 30 January 2017 and will be available on EST from 23 January 2017.

Written and directed by four-time Oscar® nominee Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit, Pleasantville), and starring Oscar® winner Matthew McConaughey (Interstellar, Dallas Buyers Club), Free State of Jones is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War.

The movie tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

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16/12/16 - Penny Dreadful season 2 & 3 scores

news pic Varèse Sarabande has released a 2-disc set of the Penny Dreadful Season 2 & 3 - Original Television Soundtrack both digitally and on CD today (16 December). The album features original music composed by Abel Korzienowski.

"This album completes our journey to the Demimonde. Witches and Dracula face Vanessa and her companions in the impossible battle between light and darkness. All musical themes of Penny Dreadful find their final form and conclusion,” Korzienowski stated. “Writing music for Penny Dreadful was a fascinating adventure, one of finding unexpected beauty in the shadows of human experience."

Penny Dreadful is a series from Showtime Television featuring some of literature’s most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.

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15/12/16 - Special Star Trek Beyond 2 disc score

news pic Varèse Sarabande has announced its latest CD Club title - the release of a limited edition 2-CD set of Michael Giacchino's music for Star Trek Beyond.

The standard version of the Star Trek Beyond soundtrack was released on vinyl last week.

In conjunction the 50th anniversary of the entire Star Trek universe, Varèse Sarabande present this expanded 2-CD Deluxe Edition featuring over two hours of Michael Giacchino’s score.

“To me it feels like an episode of the original series, but on a much grander scale. The crew is now on their five-year mission embarking on a completely new emotional journey than we have previously seen,” said Giacchino. “It’s been a chance to create a new musical landscape for the film that reflects both hope and exploration.”

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14/12/16 - Humans 2.0 is being released on DVD

news pic Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley's thrilling drama series Humans 2.0 will be released on DVD on 16 January 2017, courtesy of Spirit Entertainment.

Set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a ‘synth’ - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar in appearance to humans. These incredible machines share our homes, our jobs and our lives and so become the objects of our fear, hatred, lust and even love.

The Hawkins family struggles to put past events behind them. Their efforts are complicated further when they are unexpectedly drawn into battles being waged by their old conscious synth friends.

As their emotional capabilities expand, the synths are pushed to the limit as they confront huge moral questions about their place in the world.

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13/12/16 - More American Graffiti on DVD

news picFabulous Films Ltd / Fremantle Media Enterprises is to release More American Graffiti for the first time on DVD on 09 January 2017.

This follow-up into the lives of the gang from George Lucas’ original coming-of-age classic American Graffiti, sees the return of Ron Howard, Cindy Williams, Charles Martin Smith and Paul Le Mat.

Set a few years after American Graffiti, the film takes place over the course of four New Year’s Eves, from 1964 to 1967, tracing the continuing hopes, dreams and romances of these high school friends.

Gone are the sock hops, cruise nights and make-out spots. Now it’s all about campus parties, love-ins and peace rallies – as these friends find themselves in the midst of the amazing era that was the mid-60s.

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12/12/16 - House Collection on Blu-ray and DVD

news picArrow Video is to release House: The Complete Collection on dual format DVD & Blu-ray on 20 March 2017.

In the original House, William Katt stars as Roger Cobb, a horror novelist struggling to pen his next bestseller. When he inherits his aunt’s creaky old mansion, Roger decides that he has found the ideal place in which to get some writing done. Unfortunately, the house’s monstrous supernatural residents have other ideas…

House II: The Second Story sees young Jesse (Arye Gross) moving into an old family mansion where his parents were mysteriously murdered years before. Plans for turning the place into a party pad are soon thwarted by the appearance of Jesse’s mummified great-great-grandfather, his mystical crystal skull and the zombie cowboy who’ll stop at nothing to lay his hands on it!

In House 3 (released domestically as The Horror Show) Lance Henriksen stars as a detective who sends a sadistic serial killer to the electric chair, only to find himself stalked by the maniac from beyond the grave.

Meanwhile, House IV: The Repossession has William Katt returning to the fold for one last terrifying tale that mixes seedy mobsters, Native American spirits and a singing pizza in perhaps the barmiest House entry of all!

 

09/12/16 - Assault on Precinct 13 Blu-ray

news picFollowing its release on DVD and limited-edition Blu-ray in November 2016, Second Sight is to release Assault on Precinct 13 in a standard Blu-ray release in a black case on 09 January.

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the cult classic that helped catapult director John Carpenter into the mainstream Second Sight is to release a newly restored high definition version from a 1080p transfer. The Blu-ray is packed full of brand new special features including the early John Carpenter student short Captain Voyeur and the documentary Do You Remember Laurie Zimmer.

An LA gang’s revenge-fuelled killing spree leads them to a half-abandoned police station in the throes of closing down. Under siege with power and phone lines cut, lone cop Ethan Bishop (Austin Stoker), and his skeleton staff, including two secretaries (Laurie Zimmer and Nancy Loomis), recruit a condemned killer from the cells in a desperate battle to survive the night. As the gang close in the tension escalates to boiling point in this brutal and unrelenting cult classic.

 

08/12/16 - Blair Witch on Blu-ray and DVD

news picLionsgate Home Entertainment is to release Blair Witch on Blu-ray and DVD on 16 January.

Visionary director Adam Wingard unleashed one of the cinematic surprises of 2016 when his next opus, The Woods turned out to be an utterly terrifying return to the world of the Blair Witch.

Premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film follows a group of college students who venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of James' sister, which many people believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch.

At first the group is hopeful, especially when a young local couple offer to act as guides through the dark and winding woods. However, as the endless night wears on, the group is visited by a menacing presence. Slowly, they begin to realize the legend of the Blair Witch is all too real and more sinister than they could have imagined.

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07/12/16 - Killswitch release Blu-ray/CD package

news picGrammy-nominated hard rock band Killswitch Engage will release Beyond The Flames: Home Video Vol II, as a two-disc Blu-ray and CD package on 09 December.

Beyond The Flames: Home Video Vol II is a treasure trove of gripping content, containing over 3.5 hours of footage. It is a complete piece that is sure to delight KsE fans, both diehards and casual, due to the compelling history of the band and the honesty in which the story is told.

At the heart of this release is the 75-minute documentary that chronicles the return of original vocalist Jesse Leach, after nearly a decade away, to the band he helped form back in 1999.

The release also examines the KsE early years that eventually led to Leach's initial departure. Produced and directed by KsE storyteller Denise Korycki, this documentary picks up right where their 2005 {Set This} World Ablaze release left off, revealing the untold rest-of-the Killswitch Engage story.

 

06/12/16 - Pete's Dragon comes to Blu-ray & DVD

news picWalt Disney Studios has release Petes Dragon, a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, on Blu-ray and DVD.

The film centres on an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot - who just so happens to be a dragon.

Enjoy this heartwarming adventure just in time to entertain the entire family this Christmas.

Families will be captivated by this magical movie followed by never-before-seen bonus features, including a revealing look at director David Lowery’s personal diary kept during the filming of Petes Dragon, including the design process behind the lovable dragon Elliot, deleted scenes, a tour of the film’s breathtaking production location of New Zealand, audio commentary by filmmakers/actors and hilarious bloopers.

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05/12/16 - A Man For All Seasons Blu-ray

news picEureka Entertainment to release Fred Zinnemann’s A Man For All Seasons, winner of six Academy Awards, on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a special Dual-format edition as part of The Masters of Cinema Series on 20 February 2017

Ranked as one of the finest British films of all time, director Fred Zinnemann’s (High Noon, From Here to Eternity, Day of the Jackal) A Man For All Seasons was lavished with awards and critical praise upon release for its opulent mise en scène and the incredible performances from its cast.

Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield), England’s Roman Catholic Chancellor, is forced into a difficult position when corrupt King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw, Jaws, From Russia with Love) demands his approval to divorce his wife and marry his mistress. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing, sparking the rage of the king. What unfolds is a battle of wills packed with palace intrigue, political brinkmanship and the fate of man, church and country. In the end, his silence spoke loudest of all.

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02/12/16 - Fright Night comes to Blu-ray

news picEureka Entertainment to release Fright Night, the iconic 1980s vampire classic, for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a Limited Edition Dual-Format SteelBook on 26 December 2017, and a Special Dual-Format Edition on 10 April 2017.

He's sweet, sexy, and he likes to get in late. You might think he's the perfect neighbour. But before inviting Jerry in for a nightcap, there's something you should know. Jerry prefers his drinks warm, red, and straight from the jugular! It's Fright Night, a horrific howl starring Chris Sarandon as the seductive vampire and William Ragsdale as the frantic teenager struggling to keep Jerry's deadly fangs out of his neck.

Only 17-year-old Charley Brewster (Ragsdale) knows Jerry's bloodcurdling secret. When Charley can't get anybody to believe him, he turns to TV horror host Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), who used to be the "Great Vampire Killer" of the movies. Can these mortals save Charley and his sweetheart Amy (Amanda Bearse) from the wrathful bloodsucker's toothy embrace?

If you love being scared, Fright Night will give you the nightmare of your life! Eureka Classics is proud to present this iconic horror classic in a Special Dual-Format Edition and Limited Edition Dual-Format SteelBook.

 

01/12/16 - FREE Dead Rising 4 Christmas tracks

news picSumthing Else Music Works is to release the Dead Rising 4 score digitally on 02 December. In addition 12 songs from the album are available free to everyone until 02 December.

To download the 12 free tracks, click here and enter the code: dr42016.

For a limited time, the full Dead Rising 4 Original Soundtrack will also be available at a discount price of $9.99.

The Dead Rising 4 Original Soundtrack features four and a half hours of original score composed and produced by Canadian Academy Award nominee Oleksa Lozowchuk including additional music by various artists such as Traz Damji, Boris Salchow, Jamie Christopherson, Robert Elhai, Stu Goldberg, Kevin Doucette, Melissa Kaplan, the Braxton Cook Quartet, Dominic and Rachael Davis and Jon Hassell.

The soundtrack features all original music written for orchestra, string ensembles, big band, jazz combos, crooners, country duos, Americana roots/bluegrass bands and much more...

"Dead Rising 4's soundtrack is best described as - atonal zombie action meets Classic Christmas in the Midwest," said Oleksa Lozowchuk, composer and soundtrack producer. "Our hero, Frank West, returns to Willamette, Colorado this holiday season, amidst a glorious cacophony of Americana, swooning sounds of Christmas cheer, and pure orchestral horror bliss."

To download the 12 free tracks, visit: http://www.sumthing.com/deadrising4
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For a limited time, the full Dead Rising 4 Original Soundtrack will also be available at a discount price of $9.99.

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