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Win CHAINED DVDs

From the mind of writer/director Jennifer Lynch comes one of the most controversial and uncompromising thrillers of our time. When he was 9 years old, Tim and his mother were abducted by taxi-driving serial killer Bob (an intensely disturbing performance by Vincent D’Onofrio). Tim’s mother was murdered. Tim was kept as a chained slave, forced to bury the bodies of young women Bob drags home and keep scrapbooks of the crimes. Now a teenager, Tim (Eamon Farren) and Bob share a depraved father/son/protégé relationship. But who will ultimately sever the bond between family and unimaginable horror?

CHAINED is released by Anchor Bay on Region 2 DVD on 4th February. We have 2 copies to give away as competition prizes to 2 lucky winners who can answer the following?

What controversial film marked Jennifer Lynch’s movie debut? Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by February 4th, 2013.

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Cult Epics release PIG and 1334 as BD Blu-ray Combo

PIG (1998), a film depicting the relationship between a killer (Rozz Williams) and his victim (James Hollan), where all lines are crossed, blending fantasy and reality, in a transformation of the subconscious mind of a killer, graphically showing the manifestation of itself into abstract forms and material, all deriving from his suffering and desperation.

1334 (2011), a ghost story that reveals the haunting disturbances that began to plague the ones left behind following the completion of PIG and the death of R.W., where reality turns into darkness, with the effect upon no return.

PIG/1334 (directed by Nico B) are an exploration of the subconscious thru underground film making. PIG was the last project of Rozz Williams (who died 4.1.1998), formerly known from the rock group Christian Death among others. R.W. spoke of the film as a form of exorcism & transition of his personal demons. 1334 was inspired by true occurrences.

SOUNDTRACK BY ROZZ WILLIAMS (PIG/1334) AND DANTE WHITE ALIANO (1334)

PIG

“Intriguing and surreal David Lynch-ish type mood, truly disturbing and thought provoking.” –Outburn

“The Blair Witch Project doesn’t even hold a candle to the type of fear this film presents” –Starvox

“Not for the faint of heart” –Panik

SPECIAL FEATURES • New Digital HD Transfers • New Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround • Booklet with Production Notes and Original Scripts PIG/1334 (Blu Ray/DVD Combo) BRAY/DVD115 $34.98 Director: Nico B PIG 23 Minutes • 1998 • B&W • Fullscreen • Aspect Ratio 1.33:1 • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo/Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround • Not Rated 1334 17 Minutes • 2011 • B&W • Fullscreen • Aspect Ratio 1.33:1 • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo/Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround • Not Rated

Release date: January 29th, 2013

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Win a fabulous Halloween Goodie Packs

All this cool stuff could be yours!

Celebrate this Halloween with an amazing supply of horror goodies including three fantastic Momentum Pictures films: The WOMAN IN BLACK, APARTMENT 143 and WE ARE THE NIGHT!

You can watch all these great films complete with your own WOMAN IN BLACK T-shirt, mug and torch (for when you’re hiding under the covers!)

WE ARE THE NIGHT and APARTMENT 143 come to DVD from 15th October.

To win this wonderful prize. Answer the following: Who wrote the original novel THE WOMAN IN BLACK?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk no later than October 25th

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Win a SINISTER bag and signed quad poster

The producer of “Insidious” and “Paranormal Activity” delivers a chilling horror like no other with a movie that is being hotly tipped as the most effective edge-of-your-seat cinematic experience of the year.

Sinister (Momentum Pictures) is out at UK cinemas on Friday 5th October.

We have a limited edition bag and quad poster to give away to the lucky winner who answers the following:-

Who directs SINISTER?

Answer to carl@unrated.co.uk by October 14th.

Follow the film on Facebook

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and Twitter

@Sinister_UK


Win DVDs of [REC] Genesis

Paco Plaza, co-writer and co-director (with Jaume Belaguero) of the first two movies, goes it alone for this outing and breathes new life into the proceedings by bravely and totally unexpectedly giving the series a whole new spin. Closer in tone to “Shaun Of The Dead”, “Army Of Darkness” and “Braindead” that to its more sombre predecessors, it also introduces some truly iconic images, not least of which is the one of the movie’s bloodied heroine dressed in her revealingly torn bridal gown and wielding a chainsaw.

Genesis (eOne) is available on DVD and Blu-ray now! To celebrate the release, we have DVD copies up for grabs!

To win a DVD answer the following: in the original REC in which city was the film based?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by September 20th, 2012.

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Win Blu-rays of THE AGGRESSION SCALE

To celebrate the release of THE AGGRESSION SCALE (Anchor Bay) on Blu-ray and DVD on 3rd September, we've got three Blu-rays to give away!

“Home Alone” meets “First Blood” as two teen siblings take on a group of vicious hitmen in this tense and brutal home invasion thriller from up-and-coming genre director Steven C. Miller.

To win one of 3 Blu-rays send your name and address to carl@unrated.co.uk no later than Sept 12th, 2012. Winners will be chosen at random. Remember to put AGGRESSION SCALE COMP in the header.


MONSTER BRAWL Competition

Smashing its way onto TV screens on 20th August, is the hilarious and grotesque Monster Brawl! This is a dream come true for anybody who has ever watched a horror film and then discussed with their friends who would win in a face-off between their two favourite monsters (and who hasn’t had such a discussion?). Courtesy of Momentum Pictures, we have loads of amazing prizes to give away- DVDs, posters and T-shirts!

To win one of three gift sets, answer the following by email to carl@unrated.co.uk no later than August 29th.

Name 4 monsters featured in the film?

Meanwhile the DVD can be ordered from Amazon.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Monster-Brawl-DVD-Dave-Foley/dp/B00838056U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345214220&sr=8-1


Win PENTATHALON and HYJACKED DVDs

To celebrate the release of Pentathlon and Hijacked (Anchor Bay) on Blu-Ray and DVD on 30th July, we have Blu-Ray copies of each film to give away!

Two fantastic action thrillers, with some stellar talent in the form of Dolph Lundgren (Pentathlon) and Randy Couture (Hijacked).- certainly not to be missed for all action film lovers.

Those who prefer their Olympic action a little more violent might to enter our competition.

To win answer the following:

Which director provided the vision for the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony?

Answers by August 10th to carl@unrated.co.uk

Meanwhile copies can bought from Amazon

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AIRBORNE DVD Competition

Mark ‘Luke Skywalker’ Hamill returns to the screen in his first ever starring role in a British film. AIRBORNE (Chelsea Films) arrives on DVD 30th July and to celebrate its release, we have copies of the film up for grabs!

Hell quite literally breaks loose at 30,000 feet as passengers on board a Trans-Atlantic bound for New York come face-to-face with an ancient evil. Airborne is a Twilight Zone-esque thriller with a hint of the supernatural and some amazing production values.

To win a copy answer the following: Who directs the film AIRBORNE?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by August 12th, 2012.

The DVD is also available on amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Airborne-DVD-Mark-Hamill/dp/B007XUFCXU/ref=sr_1_1?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1343397884&sr=1-1


THE NIGHT PORTER Compeition

One of the most shocking and controversial movies ever made, The Night Porter (Anchor Bay) is a courageous and uncompromising piece of filmmaking that has come to be regarded as a classic of European cinema.

This scintillatingly sexy story of forbidden love and the aphrodisiacal effects of decadence and cruelty comes to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK.

Available to buy on DVD and Blu-Ray on 30th July.

To win one of three Blu-rays, answer the following: Who stars as 'The Night Porter'?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by August 14th, 2012.

Copies of the Blu-ray can be ordered form Amazon

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Night-Porter-Blu-ray-Dirk-Bogarde/dp/B0084D12KC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1343298934&sr=8-2


I AM BRUCE LEE Competition

Witness one of the most well-known and respected martial arts legends in all his glory, this July, in the visually thrilling documentary I am Bruce Lee (Fremantle Media). Featuring a host of rare footage and photographs, this compelling documentary examines the fascinating life, continuing influence and lasting legacy of one of the most iconic actors and martial artists of all time. To celebrate the theatrical release of I AM BRUCE LEE (Fremantle Media) at selected UK cinemas on 20th July and release on DVD and Blu-Ray on 23rd July, we have a host of goodies to give away!

To win a copy of a poster, t-shirt and DVD answer the following:

In which film did Bruce Lee have his first encounter with Chuck Norris?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by August 7th, 2012

Meanwhile the DVD and Blu-ray discs can be purchased from Amazon.

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ZOMBIE 108 Competition

Infesting our screens this 30th July, comes the zombie shocker of the year, in all it’s blood splattered brilliance, that is, ZOMBIE 108 (Showbox Home Entertainment).

http://showboxmediagroup.eu/sites/zombie108/

To win one of 3 DVDs answer the following: ZOMBIE 108 is the first zombie film from Taiwan but who is the director?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by August 7th, 2012


Win a DVD and poster of THE SQUAD

To celebrate 18th June UK DVD release of THE SQUAD (Momentum Pictures) we are offering one winner the chance to win a limited edition, exclusively designed quad poster and a copy of THE SQUAD on DVD. One runner-up will also win a copy of the DVD.

Bloody horror and nail-biting tension combine in this chillingly atmospheric story of a group of elite soldiers sent to a remote bunker to investigate the circumstances surrounding a mysterious communications breakdown with a fellow unit. With excellent direction from first-time director Jaime Osorio Marquez, THE SQUAD is part psychological thriller and part full-blown horror genre will send faint-hearted viewers running screaming to the hills.

THE SQUAD (Momentum Pictures) is available to download and on DVD from 18th June 2012.

To win a poster and DVD (one runner-up will win a DVD) answer the following:-

Who makes his directorial debut with THE SQUAD?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by June 27th, 2012.


War of the Dead Competition

To celebrate 28th May UK DVD release of WAR OF THE DEAD (Momentum Pictures) we are offering one winner the chance to win an extremely limited edition money can’t buy exclusively designed t-shirt and a copy of War of the Dead on DVD. Two runner-ups will also win a limited edition War of the Dead t-shirt.

“Dogs Soldiers” meets “Dead Snow” in this action-packed shock-fest in which a small group of Allied soldiers comes up against a horde of Nazi zombies. Established documentary director Mark Makilasko’s debut feature is a stylish, fast-paced, hard-hitting war/horror movie hybrid that will appeal to fans of both genres.

Stars Andrew Tiernan (300; The Pianist), Samuel Vauramo (The American), Mark Wingett (Snow White and The Huntsman; The Bill; Eastenders) and Jouko Ahola (Kingdom Of Heaven).

WAR OF THE DEAD (Momentum Pictures) is available to download and on DVD from 28th May 2012.

To win a copy simply send your name and address to carl@unrated.co.uk the winners will be chosen at random.


Win THE DIVIDE T-shirts

To celebrate 14th May UK DVD release of THE DIVIDE (Momentum Pictures) we are offering one winner the chance to win an extremely limited edition money can’t buy exclusively designed t-shirt and a copy of THE DIVIDE on DVD. One runner-up will also win a limited edition The Divide t-shirt.

Strongly tipped as a filmmaker to watch on the strength of his astonishing debut feature “Frontier(s)” and hard-hitting follow up “Hitman”, director Xavier Gens fulfils all expectations with his latest offering, THE DIVIDE, an intense, post-apocalyptic shocker.

Starring Michael Biehn (The Abyss; Aliens; The Terminator), Lauren German (Hawaii Five-O; Hostel: Part II), Rosanna Arquette (Pulp Fiction), Milo Ventimiglia (Wolverine; Heroes), Courtney B. Vance (Final Destination 5; FlashForward) and Ashton Holmes (Nikita; The Pacific). THE DIVIDE is terrifying from it’s opening sequence to its breathtaking and totally unexpected finale, it grips like a vice throughout and sees the ever-excellent Biehn delivering one of the most riveting performances of his career.

THE DIVIDE (Momentum Pictures) is available to download and on DVD from 14th May 2012.

Check out The Divide Fanhub site:

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To win simply answer the following: Who directed THE DIVIDE?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk no later than May 15th, 2012.


USA Ratings Board Clamp Down with CHAINED

Following on from the MPAA's recent decision to issue Matthew McConaughey hit-man picture KILLER JOE with an NC-17 for “graphic aberrant content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality", Jennifer Lynch's CHAINED has found itself saddled with the same NC-17 following Anchor Bay's unsuccessful appeal for the more commercially acceptable R.

Filmmaker Jennifer Lynch is no stranger to controversial decisions by the MPAA's Classification and Rating Administration for her independent features; her 1993 film BOXING HELENA received the same rating.

It's rare that a film receives a restrictive rating for scenes of violence alone. Recent decisions by the MPAA concerning two films involving romantic drama BLUE VALENTINE and SHAME involving sex addiction found themselves with NC-17 ratings but successfully appealed.

CHAINED centres on a serial killer (Vincent D'Onofrio) who murders a young boy's mother and then raises the boy as his murderous protege and its inclusion of "several scenes of explicit violence" that have upset the MPAA.

With its recent decisions to ban THE BUNNY GAME and order heavy cuts for HUMAN CENTIPEDE 2 it will be interesting to see how CHAINED fares when submitted for certification by the BBFC in the UK.


Win DVDs of WILFRED

The original version of WILFRED, the multi-award winning Australian comedy series about a foul-mouthed, beer-swilling, pot-smoking dog that thinks it’s human (and the inspiration behind the recent US remake starring Elijah Wood) is out now on DVD as two separate releases, Wilfred: Season One and Wilfred: Season Two, both courtesy of Fabulous Films.

Much edgier, slightly more sinister in tone and infinitely funnier than its toned down US counterpart, Wilfred is the brainchild of writers and stars, Jason Gann and Adam Zwar, and series director Tony Rogers and is a must-see show for comedy fans and for anyone who enjoyed the Americanized remake, which also stars Gann in the title role, but wants something with a bit more bite.

To win a set of both WILDRED Season 1 and 2 answer the following:

Who stars as Wilfred in the original Australian series?

Answers to carl@unrated.co.uk by March 20th 2012.


BFI Release THE DEVILS to DVD

19th March sees the release of Ken Russell’s THE DEVILS in a 2-disc set to DVD from the BFI. Alas it’s the original BBFC 'X' rated print trimmed of some of the more controversial scenes including "The Rape of Christ Sequence".

Forty years ago, THE DEVILS caused outrage amongst audiences and critics after one of the longest-running battles with the BBFC was resolved and the film finally opened in cinemas. Now recognised as a landmark in British film history, THE DEVILS finally gets its DVD premiere on 19 March, released by the BFI in the original UK X certificate version, accompanied by a wealth of new and exciting extra features and a 44-page illustrated booklet.

The death of director Ken Russell, in November last year, sparked an outpouring of tributes from both the film industry and fans. This 2-disc Special Edition release of what many consider to be his greatest work is a justly fitting tribute to one of Britain’s true mavericks.

THE DEVILS is based on John Whiting’s stage play and Aldous Huxley’s novel. In 17th century France, a promiscuous and divisive local priest, Urbain Grandier (Oliver Reed), uses his powers to protect the city of Loudun from destruction by the establishment. Soon, he stands accused of the demonic possession of Sister Jeanne (Vanessa Redgrave), whose erotic obsession with him fuels the hysterical fervour that sweeps through the convent.

With Ken Russell’s bold and brilliant direction, magnificent performances by Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave, exquisite Derek Jarman sets and a sublimely dissonant score by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, THE DEVILS stands as a profound and sincere commentary on religious hysteria, political persecution and the corrupt marriage of church and state.

Special features
DVD premiere presentation of the original UK X certificate version Newly filmed introduction with broadcaster and critic Mark Kermode (2012, 2 mins)
Audio commentary with Ken Russell, Mark Kermode, editor Michael Bradsell and Paul Joyce
Hell on Earth (Paul Joyce, 2002, 48 mins): documentary exploring the film’s production and the controversy surrounding its original release Director of Devils (1971, 22 mins): documentary featuring candid Ken Russell interviews and unique footage of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies recording his celebrated film score
Original on-set footage with commentary by editor Michael Bradsell (2012, 8 mins)
On-stage Q&A with Ken Russell (2012, 13 mins): an excerpt from a conversation with Mark Kermode filmed at the National Film Theatre in 2004 Amelia and the Angel (1958, 26 mins): Ken Russell’s second short, made by the BFI’s Experimental Film Fund; a delightful mix of religious allegory and magical fantasy
Original UK trailer
Original US trailer
44-page illustrated booklet featuring new essays from Mark Kermode, Craig Lapper (BBFC), Michael Bradsell and Sam Ashby, plus film notes, biographies and credits

THE DEVILS screening at BFI Southbank on 19 March at 8.00pm In memory of Ken Russell and to celebrate the release of The Devils on DVD, the ’Director’s Cut’ of the film will be shown at BFI Southbank on Monday 19 March at 8.00pm in NFT1. A panel of experts and members of the cast and crew will take part in a discussion afterwards.
DVD product details RRP: £19.99 / cat. no. BFIVD940 / Cert 18
UK / 1971 / colour / English language with optional hard-of-hearing subtitles / 107 mins /
Dolby Digital mono audio (320kbps) / Original aspect ratio 2.35:1 (16x9 enhanced) / Region 2


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