The Criterion Channel is celebrating the Halloween season in their own special way with a lineup of 29 horror movies from the 1970s heading to their streaming service starting on Sunday, October 4th.
Here is the full lineup of movies:
- Trog, Freddie Francis, 1970
- The Vampire Lovers, Roy Ward Baker, 1970
- Daughters of Darkness, Harry Kümel, 1971
- Let’s Scare Jessica to Death, John D. Hancock, 1971
- The Nightcomers, Michael Winner, 1971
- Dracula A.D. 1972, Alan Gibson, 1972
- Images, Robert Altman, 1972
- Death Line, Gary Sherman, 1972
- Season of the Witch, George A. Romero, 1972
- The Crazies, George A. Romero, 1973
- Don’t Look Now, Nicolas Roeg, 1973
- Ganja & Hess, Bill Gunn, 1973
- Sisters, Brian De Palma, 1973
- Theater of Blood, Douglas Hickox, 1973
- The Wicker Man, Robin Hardy, 1973
- Black Christmas, Bob Clark, 1974
- Deathdream, Bob Clark, 1974
- It’s Alive, Larry Cohen, 1974
- The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Tobe Hooper, 1974
- Shivers, David Cronenberg, 1975
- The Tenant, Roman Polanski, 1976 (Arriving November 1st)
- The Witch Who Came from the Sea, Matt Cimber, 1976
- The Hills Have Eyes, Wes Craven, 1977
- Rabid, David Cronenberg, 1977
- Coma, Michael Crichton, 1978
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Philip Kaufman, 1978
- Long Weekend, Colin Eggleston, 1978
- The Brood, David Cronenberg, 1979
- The Driller Killer, Abel Ferrara, 1979
Uncork’d Entertainment Drops Trailer for ‘The Darkness of the Road’
Uncork’d Entertainment has unveiled the brand new trailer for their brand new horror ‘The Darkness of the Road’ which will make it’s premier, just in time for the holiday season, on DVD and Digital on December 14th.
Directed by Eduardo Rodriguez and starring Najarra Townsend, the film is about: “A single mother and her young daughter are driving on a desolate road in a moonless desert. After meeting a young female hitchhiker at a gas station, the mother realizes her daughter is missing. As they search for her, a merciless force begins to torment the two women, unraveling a world of terror they must survive if they are to discover the terrifying truth behind the daughter’s disappearance.”
Hammer Films Forms Hammer Studios Ltd.
Hammer Horror is synonymous with the horror genre in a way that not many brands are, with Hammer Film Productions behind the releases of a number of horror classics with their spins on iconic characters such as Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Mummy.
Despite being in the horror game for as long as they have they are still churning out movies, some of which include ‘The Woman in Black’ and ‘Let Me In’ in recent years, and a now they are taking another step towards the future.
According to Variety, Hammer Films has teamed up with Network Distributing to form Hammer Studios Ltd.
Per the report: “The new entity will manage and control Hammer’s interests in its vast library of content such as “The Woman in Black” (2012), “Let Me In” (2010), “Dracula” (1958), “The Abominable Snowman” (1957) and “The Quatermass Experiment” (1953).”
“Hammer Studios will invest substantially both in restoration and new production development from both its owned and newly created IP.”
“This partnership is a really exciting opportunity to merge Hammer’s amazing library with Network’s infrastructure” according to a statement by Network Distributing’s Tim Beddows. Whilst we work our way through restoring its entire back catalogue for future generations’ enjoyment, we’re equally excited about the development of new productions from the Hammer canon.”
ARROW December Lineup Includes ‘The Last Matinee’
Arrow Video has unveiled the December lineup of horror movies set to his their new subscription-based platform, which is available for subscribers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Among the films arriving to the platform include Maximiliano “Maxi” Contenti’s stylish neo-giallo love letter ‘The Last Matinee’, which made its US premiere at Panic Fest and screened at Sitges and the Cleveland International Film Festival. The movie will make its debut on ARROW on December 1st.
Here is the full press release:
ARROW Stories will be home to a number of exclusive extras this December. Extras for The Last Matinee include an interview with director Maxi Contenti and Killer Attractions: Maxi Contenti & Ricardo Islas in Conversation, a discussion between the film’s director and star Ricardo Islas, director of Frankenstein: Day of the Beast.
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