Alan Jones

Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Part 2 Release News

by Martyn Conterio 23 May 2014

Horror fans will certainly be looking forward to Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Part 2, a follow-up to the excellent documentary Moral Panic, Video Nasties and Videotape, which formed Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide. To celebrate the forthcoming release – and mark the 30th anniversary of the Video Recordings Act 1984 – Film4 FrightFest will […]

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The New Empress Video Blog: Alan Jones on Video Nasties

by Martyn Conterio 25 March 2014

In our very latest video blog legendary horror critic, writer and co-founder of Film4 FrightFest, Alan Jones, talks to New Empress about the days of the Video Nasties scare, which led to Video Recordings Act. Marc Morris and Jake West’s Video Nasties: Draconian Days will be released as part of a 3-disc box set entitled […]

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The New Empress Magazine Video Blog: Underrated Horror Films

by Martyn Conterio 29 October 2013

In our latest video blog, we asked a bunch of industry folk to name some underrated horror films. If you’re planning a Halloween horror marathon then you’d better watch this collection of interviews for inspiration! Stay scared, as George A. Romero would say. For more video blogs check out the New Empress Youtube page here: […]

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In Interview: Alan Jones on Film4 FrightFest 2013

by Helen Cox 19 August 2013

The Film4 FrightFest kicks off at the end of this week and consequently we caught up with the co-founder and director of FrightFest, Alan Jones. Organising and coordinating such an event is no easy task and in our latest video blog, Jones talks openly about how he has worked hard to make this the strongest […]

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Film4 FrightFest 2013 Programme Announced

by Martyn Conterio 28 June 2013

Film4 FrightFest today announced the Main Screen and Discovery Screen line-ups for their 2013 festival. There will be 51 movies from 11 countries across the globe and a whopping 33 UK or European premieres and 10 world premieres. Kicking off five days of horror cinema celebration, that Guillermo Del Toro dubbed ‘the Woodstock of Gore’, […]

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Film4 FrightFest Announce Opening and Closing Films

by Martyn Conterio 14 June 2013

Film4 FrightFest have announced their opening and closing films at this year’s festival, which shall take place at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, from 22nd to 26th August. Kicking things off will be the Howard and Jonathan Ford’s zombie saga sequel, The Dead 2: India. The closing feature is Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado’s revenge […]

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