26th May 2008
Recent additions to the Incoming
database include: the first season of vintage US sitcom
Smart; the first season of well-received E4 drama-comedy
Inbetweeners; the Masters of Cinema release
Vie De Jesus; the 1981 Yorkshire Television adaptation of Ibsen's
Hedda Gabler, which stars Diana Rigg; and Best Picture
Country For Old Men.
Newly-added Blu-ray titles include a bunch
of films from Optimum, being listed by Amazon.co.uk for release in August
Escape From New York; the original,
John Carpenter version of
Fog; cult classic
Cliffhanger; and the
Some details on ZombieCon, which takes
place on the 5th to the 7th of September 2008, at Quality Hotel, Bentley,
ZombieCon promises to be two and a half
days and two long nights of all the Zombie related fun, frolics and
sickness you can handle; demonstrations, workshops, talks, games,
masquerade, and disco’s.
The event is being run by Zombie fans, who
have been involved with Zombie Live-Role-Playing and love all things
Zombie, from Games, to Movies, Books & Comics.
Offers the discerning connoisseur of all
things undead and gory – A Weekend of Blood Filled Madness with all the
Flesh Curdling Shambling Horror you could wish for!
Professionals Attending Include:
Charlie Adlard; Comic artist on the
acclaimed Walking Dead series
Stuart Conran; Prosthetic/special effects
makeup artist on Shaun of the Dead, Grindhouse and
David Devereux; Author, Exorcist,
Ex-Mortician and Expert in the Paranormal
John McCrea; Comic artist on Hitman
including Zombie Night at Gotham Aquarium
Robert Rankin; Author of Necrophenia
and The Brightonomicon
Some of the planned events include:
Zombie makeup and prosthetic demonstrations
by film make up artists followed by hands-on workshops! We have a room
dedicated to makeup and costuming for the whole weekend allowing you to
take advantage of the facilities therein whenever you feel the need to add
a little gore or touch up your peeling flesh.
Talks and discussions on all things Zombie,
Undead-related, or just downright … weird.
There will be a number of fun, silly and
potentially life-threatening games to be played such as ‘Mall Mania’, ‘BrainStomping’,
and ’Whack-A-Corpse!’ along with some more sedate ones such as the
‘Zombies!” board game.
Two themed Disco’s - “Prom Night” & “Dead
We will also have Zombie short films shown
and discussed with film directors and Zombie experts!
More details at
Future Collector's Film Convention
dates: 5th July (50 tables), 13th September (80 tables), 15th November (50
tables). All these are being held at Central Hall, Westminster, between
10am and 4pm. Entrance fee: £4 (£2 for children and senior citizens).
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