Anton van Beek

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Anton van Beek  |  Sep 17, 2018  |  0 comments
It's a new era for classic Doctor Who at home. And who cares if you’ve already got them all on DVD? Now you can start buying them all over again on Blu-ray!
Anton van Beek  |  Aug 30, 2018  |  0 comments
Following on from last year's Alien: Covenant prequel novel, Twentieth Century Fox and Titan Books now bring us an official prequel to Shane Black's upcoming movie sequel The Predator (which hits UK cinemas on September 12). But whereas author Alan Dean Foster's Alien: Covenant - Origins completely ignored the franchise's titular beasties in favour of a less-than-riveting tale of an attempt to sabotage the Covenant mission prior to its launch, writer James A. Moore here delivers something much more likely to satisfy franchise fans.
Anton van Beek  |  Aug 23, 2018  |  0 comments
At the same time as a new generation of French filmmakers (La Nouvelle Vague) were transforming cinema in that country, an upstart British production company was setting out to do the same on these shores. The brainchild of director Tony Richardson, writer John Osborne and producer Harry Saltzman, Woodfall Films came about as a way of bringing Osborne's controversial, but hugely successful, stage play Look Back in Anger to the screen.
Anton van Beek  |  Aug 18, 2018  |  0 comments
Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman) has devoted his life to debunking the supernatural. However, this deeply held scepticism is put to the test when he's contacted by a former paranormal investigator who challenges Phillip to look into three seemingly inexplicable hauntings…
Anton van Beek  |  Jul 04, 2018  |  0 comments

He may not be a household name in the same way as John Ford or Howard Hawks, but director Budd Boetticher holds a place in the hearts of cowboy picture fans for the seven 'Ranown Cycle' films (named after star Randolph Scott and producer Harry Joe Brown) he made between 1956 and 1960.

Anton van Beek  |  May 24, 2018  |  0 comments

This Summer the British Film Institute is celebrating the 60th anniversary of groundbreaking British film studio Woodfall Films. Arriving on June 11 the nine-disc Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema Blu-ray and DVD boxsets boast eight of the studio’s most revered films – Look Back in Anger, The Entertainer, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, A Taste of Honey, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Tom Jones, Girl with Green Eyes and The Knack… and How to Get It – plus a huge array of special features and an exclusive 80-page book.

Anton van Beek  |  May 16, 2018  |  0 comments

Blockbuster season is well underway and Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for one of Team HCC's most eagerly-awaited summer movies, Mission: Impossible - Fallout.

Anton van Beek  |  May 02, 2018  |  0 comments

When it comes to movie soundtracks, it's often assumed that home cinema fans like them as loud and brash as they can be. After all, unlike friends and family members who are content listening to films through the piddly drivers crammed into their flatscreen TVs, we've actually gone to the effort of filling our living room or movie den with honking great speakers. So it only stands to reason that we'll be cranking them to the max. Doesn't it?

Anton van Beek  |  Apr 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Few writers have had as big an impact on the horror genre as Stephen King, and since the tail end of the 1970s US studios and television networks have fallen over themselves to translate his novels and short stories to the screen. We're now at the point where King has nearly 250 TV/movie writing credits to his name.

Anton van Beek  |  Apr 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Indicator's third Ray Harryhausen-themed boxset (following The Sinbad Trilogy and The Wonderful Worlds... Volume One) serves up three more of the stop-motion maestro's fantastic flicks

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