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441 Films announce Joe D’Amato & Lucio Fulci documentaries!

441 Films are proud to announce the completion of two feature length documentaries, Aenigma: Lucio Fulci and the 80s and Omega Rising: Remembering Joe D’Amato. These documentaries are co-produced with British distributor 88 Films and by the Rome-based EDERA Production and Exitech Postworks. 441 Films’ Phillip Escott (Cruel Summer – reviewed HERE) served as producer, while EDERA’s Eugenio Ercolani (Banned Alive! The Rise and Fall of the Cannibal Genre) directed both features.

Aenigma: Lucio Fulci and the 80s takes a look into the twilight years of Lucio Fulci, one of Italian cinemas finest craftsmen; lovingly known as the ‘Godfather of Gore’ by his legion of fans. Featuring interviews by Antonio Bido (Bloodstained Shadow), Claudio Fragasso (Zombi 3), Michele De Angelis (Touch of Death) and Carlo Maria Cordio (Aenigma) amongst others, 88 Films will be releasing the film as part of their special blu-ray and DVD edition of Fulci’s Aenigma on March 13th 2017.

Omega Rising: Remembering Joe D’Amato delves into the career of the notorious Italian filmmaker, Aristide Massaccesi A.K.A Joe D’Amato, the infamous director behind the legendary Video Nasties Anthropophagus: The Beast and Absurd. Featuring interviews with George Eastman (Absurd), Michele Soavi (Stagefright), Rossella Drudi (Eleven Days, Eleven Nights) Mark Thompson-Ashworth (Top Girl) and more, 88 Films will be releasing the film as part of their special edition blu-ray and DVD of D’Amato’s Beyond the Darkness on February 13th 2017.

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Tickets ON SALE for TRIPLE SIX HORROR FILM FEST!

The Triple Six Horror Film Festival 2017 announces its full line-up for May 27th and 28th at AMC Manchester.

Triple Six is a new international film festival that aims to celebrate everything that is great in new independent horror filmmaking. Showing 9 features and 12 shorts over two days at the AMC cinema complex in Manchester, Triple Six has films from around the world while also having a British backbone throughout.

Full Weekend tickets are on sale from TODAY (April 3rd) and are strictly limited. On sale for just four weeks they allow the holder to see all 9 films, 12 shorts and the live Q&A and are priced at just £30 each and are available HERE.

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INTERVIEW: David Naughton
untitled It’s not every day you get to speak to the lead actor in possibly your favourite horror film of all time. Especially on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are usually rubbish! David Naughton should need no introduction to horror fans. Back in 1981, An American Werewolf In London had unprepared cinema goers laughing heartily one second and jumping out of their seats in terror the next. Its tale of two young American tourists coming face-to-teeth with a legendary lycanthropic beast perfectly married a genuinely funny script with razor sharp editing, groundbreaking special effects and a flawless cast to create a monster movie that is still many people’s benchmark today Read on...
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The Slaughtered Bird presents BURN!
Burn Slaughtered Bird Creations and Dragon Egg Media’s debut film collaboration, Burn, has wrapped and entered post-production. Our very own short psychological horror – directed by Judson Vaughan, creator of Pedro and the multi award-winning Soul Breaker – was filmed during February in Hertfordshire and north London, UK, over three days. Read on...