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Never Let Go Unleashed 3rd October!

never-let-go-dvd-coverHoward J Ford and his brother Jon have a rich history of scaring audiences. The Dead and The Dead 2: India both delivered imaginative, unusual takes on the zombie apolcaypse genre, travelling to places not typically seen overrun by undead hordes.

With Never Let Go, Howard goes solo for the first time (although brother Jon contributes aerial photography). But, this Taken with a female twist maintains the high levels of suspense for which the Ford boys are well known. A multi award-winning thriller, it stars Angela Dixon as a single mother forced into a desperate race against time to find her missing daughter in Morocco.

Brimming with surprises, kinetic action and a ferocious central performance from Dixon as the unstoppable mother with a particular set of skills, Never Let Go dives into the...

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The Dead 2: India

The Dead 2 India - Ford Brothers posterDirector: Howard J. Ford & Jonathan Ford

Cast: Joseph Millson, Anand Goyal, Meenu Mishra

Cert: 18

Running time: 92mins

Year: 2013

The lowdown: The Ford Brothers return with this follow-up to their 2010 sleeper hit The Dead. Relocating the action from Africa to India, they offer another zombie movie to sink your teeth into. Blending Indian locations and culture into a classic odyssey story, like its predecessor this once more offers a fresh take on an overpopulated genre.

The Dead 2 India - paraglide Joseph MillsonThe Dead 2 India - Joseph Millson, zombie, train track

The full verdict: Despite having made two previous movies, Howard and Jonathan Ford broke through with The Dead. An unusual, dreamlike take on zombie lore, part Nicolas Roeg, part Lucio Fulci, it was the first zombie movie to be shot in North Africa.

The Fords clearly like their firsts – The Dead 2: India is the first fo...

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Ford Focus – Howard & Jon Ford On The Dead 2: India

Striking zombie horror movie The Dead 2: India is released on DVD on Monday 13th July. A follow-up to the original shocker, The Dead, part 2 transports the action from Africa to India, but keeps the imagination and unique flavour for a sequel that surpasses the first instalment.

The Dead 2 opened 2013’s FrightFest, joining the likes of Pan’s Labyrinth, Oldboy and The Guest as films to launch the premiere horror and fantastic film festival.

We caught up with the sibling team behind The Dead 2: India, Howard and Jon Ford, at the festival to discuss how they brought their memorable zombie action screaming and biting to the big screen.

[Click here for our four star review of The Dead 2: India.]

“We knew we’d have problems...

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