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Marina Sirtis made her first step towards iconic status back in 1987 in her role as Counselor Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation alongside Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner and Jonathan Frakes and since then, has cemented herself in legendary status, appearing in a plethora of TV shows and movies besides. From the Nineties/early
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“There’s something wonderful about horror that provides this kind of buffer between difficult subjects and the viewer,” says Australian writer and director Natalie Erika James as we discuss her debut feature, Relic. “It’s like being on a roller coaster at the same time as talking about grief.” Relic follows three generations of women – grandmother
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Director: Marc Munden Writer: Jack Thorne Cast: Dixie Egerickx, Colin Firth, Julie Walters Running Time: 99 mins Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 children’s novel is transposed from the turn of the 20th Century to 1947 permitting its curious, young protagonist Mary Lennox to explore the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor in a wounded Britain recovering from the
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Home improvements can be stressful at the best of times, but add in a stark, remote location and some money problems and things are going to go south – fast! That’s exactly what five builders and the owner of a rundown manor house face in Concrete Plans. Check out the first trailer here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark”
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Certificate: 15 Director: Emily Harris Writer: Emily Harris Cast: Tobias Menzies, Greg Wise, Jessica Raine Distributor: Republic Film Director/writer Emily Harris whips up an intoxicating affair between two women in Carmilla, as she takes her turn at adapting the 1872 Gothic novella by Sheridan Le Fanu. It’s a text that has inspired many directors over
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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s 1872 Gothic novella has a long history of adaptation and reinvention in cinema. In 1932, Carl Dreyer’s Vampyr stripped away the lesbian erotica, in the Sixties, horror legend Christopher Lee starred in a good-looking but barely coherent Italian version of the text called Terror In The Crypt, Hammer Horror had a
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Released: Out now Certificate: 15 Director: Rose Glass Cast: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight, Lily Frazer Distributor: Studio Canal Running Time: 88 mins For her feature debut, writer/director Rose Glass has conjured up a taut psychological horror with thrills, chills and perhaps most terrifying of all – a sobering social message. Starring newcomer Morfydd
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We absolutely love Train To Busan and Seoul Station here at SciFiNow, so we couldn’t be more excited to share the new trailer for writer and director Yeon Sang-ho’s final instalment of his zombie trilogy with Peninsula… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span>Here’s the synopsis for the thrilling sequel… Four
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“I’ve always been interested in the divide between the weird, messed-up private bubble we’ve all got going on in our heads and how different that can sometimes be from the way we present ourselves to the rest of the world,” says Rose Glass, director of the tense psychological horror Saint Maud. Together with Morfydd Clark
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Full of teenage angst, high-school trauma and… dark magic… The Craft was a sleeper hit back in the Nineties. Starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True, the film followed four outcast teenage girls who pursue witchcraft for their own gain but soon encounter negative repercussions… Now, Blumhouse is continuing the bewitching story this October with
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Tetsuo! Manga Entertainment has announced that Katsuhiro Otomo’s classic anime masterpiece Akira is riding back into UK and Irish cinemas for a limited run this October after being remastered in amazing 4K! Check out the new trailer for the release here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span>Set in Neo-Tokyo, 2019,
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Certificate: U Director: Kim Hagen Jensen, Tonni Zinck Distributor: Signature Entertainment Running Time: 81 mins Inspired by Pixar’s Inside Out and Monsters, Inc, Dreambuilders follows the journey of Minna. Living with her father and pet hamster – bizarrely named Viggo Mortensen, (we’ll assume that’s down to his Danish heritage, not that they felt inspired after watching
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Things are not looking good for planet Earth in the new trailer for Greenland with comet fragments about to hit our fair planet to devastating effect! Directed by Ric Roman Waugh (Angel Has Fallen) and starring Gerard Butler (Den of Thieves, Angel Has Fallen) and Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Serenity), check out the new trailer for the movie below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark”
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Things are not looking good for planet Earth in the new trailer for Greenland with a comit about to hit our fair planet to devastating effect! Directed by Ric Roman Waugh (Angel Has Fallen) and starring Gerard Butler (Den of Thieves, Angel Has Fallen) and Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Serenity), check out the new trailer for the movie below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display:
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A new trailer for Nia DaCosta’s Candyman has just landed and it’s a chilling, effective piece of art in its own right. Check out here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Candyman is the highly anticipated contemporary incarnation of the cult classic and Universal’s synopsis of the film is: For as long as
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Released: 15 June Certificate: 15 Director: Vivieno Caldinelli Writer: Christopher Hewitson, Clayton Hewitson, Justin Jones Cast: Kate Micucci, Sam Huntington, Rhea Seehorn, Dan Harmon, Taika Waititi Distributor: Blue Finch Films If you like this, try… Faults The vulnerabilities of a down-on-his-heels cult deprogrammer are exposed by a young cult member. Insecure advertiser Claire (Kate Micucci)
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Woah dudes! The teaser trailer for Bill And Ted Face The Music, the third movie outing for the Wyld Stallyns has dropped and it is excellent. Don’t take it from us dudes, watch for yourselves below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Almost 30 years since their last outing in
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Director: Takashi Shimizu Writer: Daisuke Hosaka, Takashi Shimizu Cast: Ryôta Bandô, Narendra Singh Dhami, Tsuyoshi Furukawa Running Time: 109 mins Takashi Shimizu, the director and co-writer (with Daisuke Hosaka) of Howling Village (Inunaki-mura), will always, along with Hideo Nakata (Ring, 1998; Dark Water, 2002) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, 2001), belong to the pantheon of J-horror
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Director: Malgorzata Szumowska Writer: C.S. McMullen Cast: Raffey Cassidy, Michiel Huisman, Denise Gough, Kelly Campbell, Eve Connolly, Isabelle Connolly, Ailbhe Cowley Distributor: MUBI Running Time: 97 mins If you like this, try… The Invitation Michiel Huisman also dabbled in a sinister cult in Karyn Kusama’s chamber piece horror. It’s not always fair to review a
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Director: David Fowler Writer: David Fowler Cast: Taylor Dianne Robinson, Matthew MacCaull, Matt Bellefleur Running Time: 98 mins “Welcome to the circle” is a recurring utterance in writer/director David Fowler’s debut feature of the same name. These words are addressed to anybody finding their way into an isolated woodland community whose few residents – Rebekah
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We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The Thing and The Abyss, starring Hermione Corfield (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
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Certificate: 18 Director: Neasa Hardiman Cast: Hermione Corfield, Dougray Scott, Connie Nielsen Running Time: 91 mins Sea Fever opens with a spectacular shot under the ocean’s surface, sunlight radiating through the wash above, before something plunges into the water: a fully dressed woman who opens her mouth to gasp for breath before there is a
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Certificate: 18 Director: Lee Min-Jae Cast: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ga-ram Jung, Nam-gil Kim Running Time: 112 mins Back when the Korean New Wave was cresting, part of what made directors like Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, 2003), Kim Ji-woon (A Tale Of Two Sisters, 2003), Jang Joon-hwan (Save The Green Planet!, 2003) and Bong Joon-ho (The Host, 2006)
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