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Nick Aldwinckle

Easter 2013 horror movie DVD round-up

So, you’ve scoffed all the chocolate, watched the umpteenth repeat of Uncle Buck on TV and vaguely pondered the true meaning of this extended bank holiday. What now, very few people ask.

Well, how about a bevy of horror releases and a documentary about one of the greatest films of that genre? More chocolate? Sorry, it’ll have to be the movies.

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March 2013 British horror movie DVD round-up

Ah. Spring is finally here. After a long winter not dissimilar to 30 Days of Night, the UK is… erm, blanketed in more snow, being pummelled by Arctic winds and bored by the traditional British weather chat. It’s timely then, that we have a quartet of home-grown horrors to prove that there are some things our country is actually good at; namely, violence, misery and a dash of allegory for good measure.

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March 2013 horror movie DVD round-up

Is anyone else getting tired of new horror movies? If it’s not 12A haunted houses, Eli Roth torture-porning it up or endless found footage films, it’s smug-as-hell meta bollocks po-moing for all its worth. I hear you screaming “where are the phallic puppet-demons?” Lucky for you, then, that we have a batch of vintage re-releases this month.

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‘Destination Star Trek London 2012’ review

For the legions of science fiction fans that descended on London’s ExCel Centre, the weekend of October 19th to 21st meant just one thing: for the first time in Trekker convention history all five captains from the TV incarnations of Star Trek were to gather for a public appearance, to celebrate fifty years of a cultural phenomenon.

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