Robert Mitchum’s Harry Powell in Night Of The Hunter returns to our screen in a glorious Criterion edition.


The Night of the Hunter—incredibly, the only film the great actor CHARLES LAUGHTON ever directed— is truly a standalone masterwork. and definitely a cinema classic in every way.  A horror movie with qualities of a Grimm fairy tale, it stars a sublimely sinister ROBERT MITCHUM (Cape Fear, The Friends of Eddie Coyle) as a traveling preacher named Harry…

New mystery thriller, Sensation, on Digital Download now, Starring Eugene Simon (Game of Thrones, Genius) and Emily Wyatt (Hurricane, Rise of the Footsoldier: The Heist). ( @Eugene_Simon )


Sensation is the second film from Director Martin Grof, following his award-winning hit Excursion. Boasting an exciting cast, the film stars Eugene Simon (Game of Thrones, Genius) &  Emily Wyatt (Hurricane, Rise of the Footsoldier: The Heist).  The film follows Andrew (Eugene Simon), who, while on a quest to uncover hidden truths about his family history, provides a top-secret agency with his DNA in order…

Canadian thriller ‘The Oak Room’ Starring RJ Mitte, ( @RjMitte ) Out now on Digital from @Lightbulb_Films


From the distributor that brought you Sator & Disappearance at Clifton Hill, Lightbulb Film Distribution is delighted to share the poster and trailer for a new claustrophobic thriller, The Oak Room, which is now available on Digital Download Following its world premiere at Fantasia, the UK premiere took place at Grimmfest in October. 2020 (one of my favourite festivals…

MANDABI, the 4K restoration of Ousmane Sembène’s trailblazing Senegalese classic released for the first time in the UK from Studiocanal ( @StudiocanalUK )


Directed, written and produced by the legendary, ‘father of African cinema’ Ousmane Sembène, the film was originally made in 1968 where it won the Special Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival.  The second feature by Sembène was the first movie ever made in the Wolof language—a major step toward the realisation of the trailblazing Senegalese…

Keanu Reeves sci-fi JOHNNY MNEMONIC gets a brand new HD release on May 10th, from Vertigo Releasing. ( @VertigoRel)


To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the groundbreaking Keanu Reeves sci-fi JOHNNY MNEMONIC is getting a brand new HD release on May 10th, from Vertigo Releasing.  Hollywood action superstar Keanu Reeves stars in this ahead-of-its time sci-fi thriller set in 2021(!); it predicted the use of the internet, and paved the way for mind-bending blockbusters such as The Matrix and Inception. Reeves plays a futuristic data carrier with a…

SNATCH, available for the first time on 4K Ultra HD on July 12 courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. ( @SonyPicsHomeEnt )


Writer/Director Guy Ritchie, (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Sherlock Holmes) delivered an awe-inspiring directorial masterpiece with, SNATCH – an edgy and hilarious film about a diamond heist gone wrong, a colourful prizefighter…and a very temperamental dog.  SNATCH is available for the first time on 4K Ultra HD on July 12th  courtesy of Sony Pictures…

Irish thriller ‘Here Are The Young Men’ arrives on UK Digital Platforms 30th April from Signature Entertainment ( SignatureEntUK )


Here Are The Young Men is a fresh and shocking Irish thriller featuring an all-star cast including Dean Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones, 1917), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Golden Globe(™) winner Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit, Emma), Emmett J Scanlan (Peaky Blinders), Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Danger Close), Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Sing Street) and Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones).   Dublin 2003. Aimless teenager Matthew (Chapman) and his disaffected friends leave school…

Time to revisit Ridgemont High with the Criterion Edition of the classic Fast Times At Ridgemont High, May 2021


The wild world of adolescence has rarely been captured with as sharp an observational eye as in this refreshingly smart, frank spin on the teen comedy by director AMY HECKERLING (Clueless) and screenwriter CAMERON CROWE (Almost Famous)— for each of whom it kicked off a hugely successful film career. Based on Crowe’s experiences going undercover as a student at…

Vertigo Releasing announces the arrival of the fright-packed thriller horror The Night. April 2021 ( @VertigoRel )


chiller THE NIGHT. “A terrifying twist on The Shining” – CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND “Sneaks up on viewers and delivers a knockout final act”– VARIETY You’ll be praying for check out time on 2nd April, as Vertigo Releasing announces the arrival of the fright-packed chiller THE NIGHT. After a night out with friends, an exhausted married couple, Babak (Shahab Hosseini), Neda (Niousha…

Intriguing and satirical comedic thriller Black Bear from filmmaker Lawrence Michael Levine arrives this April from Vertigo Releasing ( @VertigoRel )


BLACK BEAR is an intriguing and satirical comedic thriller directed by Lawrence Michael Levine and starring Aubrey Plaza (Ingrid Goes West, Happiest Season) Christopher Abbott (Possessor, Catch 22) and Sarah Gadon (True Detective, Alias Grace). The film launched at the Sundance Film Festival, where the film enthralled audiences and received widespread critical acclaim. BLACK BEAR…