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Full Moon Unearths Wizard Video Collection of Rare Oversize VHS Boxes; Available with Authentically Duplicated Films Beginning February 12th

Oh, how fondly we remember those giant VHS boxes horror films came in back in the day. Sure, they were a bitch to fit onto your shelf, but the packaging was so cool.

Horror guru Charles Band and Full Moon Features have discovered Wizard Video's treasure trove of these classic boxes, and you can get yours, with its authentically duplicated film, beginning next week.

The videos become available on February 12th, but you can check out the new Wizard Video website now, and by all means "like" Wizard Video on Facebook.

Take a look below for all the details, including a list of the titles and when they become available. Click the image under the details for a better look at the artwork.

From the Press Release

Horror legend and home video pioneer Charles Band had been putting off his warehouse cleaning for years. But during a recent overhaul of his extensive collection of collectibles,
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Get aboard the Hell Train for ultimate Hammer Horror they never made

The spirit of Hammer Film Productions is all set to rise screaming from the grave in new book Hell Train.

Author Christopher Fowler has crafted a creepy new tale set in the glory (or should that be gory?) days of the legendary studio that staked its claim to British horror cinema.

Fowler, whose company designed the iconic Trainspotting and Reservoir Dogs film posters, is also known for creating some of the most memorable taglines in movie history - including Alien's "In space, no-one can hear you scream."

In his first book for Solaris, the multi-award winning author of the Bryant & May mysteries conjures up bizarre creatures, satanic rites, terrified passengers and the romance of train travel, all in a classically-styled horror novel that aims to evoke the dark demons of Hammer Horror at its height.

The story sees American screenwriter Shane Carter asked to revive the classic studio's fortunes. Inspired by an old board game,
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Hell Train takes British horror on journey back to its roots

A New novel by Christopher Fowler promises to put UK horror fiction on the right track.

Solaris has acquired Fowler's new supernatural tale Hell Train, which will be published in the UK and Us in January 2012.

Jonathan Oliver, editor-in-chief of Solaris, said: "I've been a fan of Christopher Fowler for a long time and have always loved his horror stories.

"So it's very exciting to be working with him on this rip-roaring supernatural yarn. Christopher brings us something of the British horror film industry at its height, while also stamping his own mark on this thrilling tale."

Born in Greenwich, London, Christopher Fowler has written for film, television, radio, graphic novels, and for journals ranging from The Times to The Big Issue for more than thirty years. He is a regular columnist for both The Independent on Sunday and the Ft.

Fowler (pictured below) is the multi-award winning author of
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