if you’re a fan of Doctor Who, Space:1999, Red Dwarf, Torchwood, Star Trek Voyager, Farscape and Star Wars don’t miss this one-off convention featuring the stars from these shows as well as memorabilia stands selling monster magazines, autographs, books, DVDs, film posters, soundtracks, toys and much, much more!

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Doctor Who star Tom Baker is just one of the guests at the London Film Memorabilia Convention on Saturday 29th March alongside Andrew Hayden-Smith (Doctor Who), Catherine Schell (Space:1999), Louise Jameson, Carole Ann Ford, Dave Prowse (Star Wars), Yvonne Monlaur, Sue Vanner,Jamie Glover, John Leeson, Prunella Scales, Julian Glover, Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf), Kai Owen (Torchwood), Angela Douglas, Michael Culver, Philip Voss, Virginia Hey (Farscape), Brian Murphy, Linda Regan, Nicholas Ball, Karen Dotrice, Terence Bayler, Diana Sowle, Paris Themmen (Star Trek: Voyager), Julie Dawn Cole and more to be announced!

This phenomenal Sci-Fi and Cult TV event takes place at Central Hall, Westminster, London from 10am – 5pm on Saturday 29th March and costs only £5 for admission (£4 students and concessions)! So if you’re a fan of Doctor Who, Space:1999, Red Dwarf,

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Stripping Back The Artichoke: The Making of “Lifeforce”

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“Their instruments picked up the massive outline long before they saw it. That was to be expected. What baffled Carlsen was that, even when they were a thousand miles away, and the braking rockets had cut their speed to seven hundred miles an hour, it was still invisible.”

So began phenomenological existentialist Colin Wilson’s take on the vampire legend. Not blood suckers, but soul takers. Published in 1976, it was to become, beyond The Outsider, The Mind Parasites and The Philosopher’s Stone, Wilson’s best known work of fiction. This was due in no small part to the fact the novel was transferred into a multi-million dollar movie most people, the author himself included, considered to be one of the biggest turkeys of the 1980’s. A film The Aurum Film Encyclopedia of Science Fiction called “a truly bad movie.”

On February 6th, 1984, principal photography commenced in…

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This is disgusting! I hope no-one ever has to deal with this moronic “publisher” in future…Mandy, my heart goes out to you. x

You all know I’ve been ranting about my first ever publication coming out for the last little while… “She makes me smile” was picked up by Undead Press (Anthony Giangregorio) to be published in their anthology called Cavalcade of Terror and the book was released May 1st 2012.

I waited… and waited… I was SO excited to see my story and name in print.

One of my friends even went as far as to pay 40$ to Expresspost me a copy of Cavalcade, I waited around two days for the delivery. (Apparently I’m dealing with a buzzer issue here at the house.)

It finally came in and believe me, I didn’t waste any time ripping into the package…

FLIP, FLIP, FLIP… Find the Table of Contents.
Scan down…

…and my heart sank.

Wtf? 😦 There’s a spelling mistake in the title of my story. *(Not from my submission however… They…

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Vote for the FRIGHTEN BRIGHTON CINEMATHEQUE cult movie screening!

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Frighten Brighton has been asked to host a cult movie night at The Globepub in Brighton’s historic Laines on Tuesday 19th June as part of their regular Basement Cinemaslot – so we thought we’d give you a chance to vote for which film you’d like us to screen! The show kicks off at 8pm and not only can you text your drinks orders to the bar so you don’t have to leave your seat, there is free popcorn too!

So, what cult classic would you like to see at Basement Cinema as part of the Frighten Brighton Cinematheque? Will it be the seventies cheese of The Doll Squad, Japanese monster mayhem from Gamera: Guardian of the Universe or over two hours of non-stop horror and exploitation with Grindhouse Trailer Classics? Or maybe you prefer some zombies ( Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! ), British vampires ( Razor…

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