7 items from 2015
The Horror Network anthology, directed by some of the horror genre's newest talents, will arrive on DVD and VOD on October 27th. Also in this round-up: details on the Film4 FrightFest Halloween event and a clip from the zombie film 6:15.
The Horror Network: Press Release: "New York, NY - Wild Eye Releasing has set loose the latest entry in the horror anthology genre, The Horror Network. Created by Brian Dorton and Douglas Conner, this first volume of terror tales features segments directed by Dorton, Conner, Joseph Graham, Manuel Marín, Lee Matthews and Ignacio Martín Lerma, the series has been hailed as "a collection of nightmares that scream for all horror fans to see." The film will be available on DVD and VOD October 27th.
Serial killers, ghostly phone calls, inner demons, otherworld monsters and creepy stalkers collide in this frightening anthology. Six of horror's most promising new directing talents »
- Tamika Jones
Film4 FrightFest has announced the line-up for its Halloween Shockathon, which is set to take place at the Prince Charles Cinema on Saturday October 24th and features six brand new movies, including two world premiers, a European premiere and two UK premieres. Here’s the line-up…
11:00 Surprise Movie
12:55 The Vatican Tapes (UK Premiere)
A concerned priest, two Vatican exorcists and the distraught father of a young girl battle to save her soul after she expresses increasingly erratic and strange behaviour. It soon becomes clear that Angela has been taken over by an ancient satanic force and that she must be quickly purged of evil. But what nobody knows is that the spiritual crusade is not just for Angela – it’s for the entire world as humanity knows it.
15:00 The Unspoken »
- Gary Collinson
Film4 FrightFest has announced their line-up for their big Halloween 2015 event with James Purefoy and Olga Kurylenko leading the guest line-up. The line-up includes a totally shocking threequel, a haunted house of horrors, demonic possession, claustrophobic tank terror, a head-spinning brutal thriller and a secret screening.
The Film4 FrightFest Halloween event is back at the Prince Charles Cinema on Saturday 24 Oct with six brand new movies, including two World premieres, a European and two UK premieres. This year’s Shockathon kicks off at 11am with the surprise movies which guarantees a sci-fi cocktail of weird creatures, crude humour and hilarious action. Here is the press release:
Next up is the UK Premiere of The Vatican Tapes, a dynamic, unusual and thrilling exorcism shocker by Crank director Mark Neveldine. This is followed by the World Premiere of The Unspoken, a chill-orientated sinister ghost story with an insidious sting in its tale. »
- Ricky Fernandes
Film4 FrightFest has unveiled the line-up for its annual Halloween event.
Unlike previous editions, this year will see the event take place throughout the day as opposed to being the traditional all-nighter.
For the second consecutive year, the Halloween event will take place at FrightFest’s spiritual home of London’s Prince Charles Cinema on Oct 24.
Talking of the change in structure, FrightFest co-director Alan Jones said: “Enough with the after dark jitters, caffeine fixes and trying to stay awake through the last movie. FrightFest is always ahead of the curve when it comes to redefining event experiences so here’s our latest innovation.
“All before midnight you’ll delight in fright with six of the must-see movies of the moment. Carefully selected by the FrightFest team of experts to show exactly where the genre is right now, these six nightmares »
- email@example.com (Ian Sandwell)
Good god. Has it come to this? Someone, somewhere decided that they wanted to make a heist movie. But how to sell it to international markets? Why not stick a shark in it! And so, by some massive stretch of the imagination Shark Killer was born. For this review I will be a lazy as the filmmakers… So here’s a cut and paste of the official synopsis:
They’ve always been present, they’ve always been deadly, and this summer they’re back in the water. When one of nature’s deadliest creatures threaten your town’s tourist-beach-boom-summer, you need one man with a very big knife. You need Chase Walker. When he’s not got his hands full as a lady killer, Chase Walker is a Shark Killer. »
- Phil Wheat
Shark Killer, 2015.
Directed by Sheldon Wilson.
A shark wrangler with a fear of the sea has to hunt a shark to retrieve a diamond from its stomach for his crooked brother.
In many ways it is unfortunate that Steven Spielberg did such an amazing job with Jaws, as every single shark adventure that has been made ever since just pales in comparison with what is pretty much a perfect movie. That isn’t to say that other shark movies aren’t enjoyable but you do spend a lot of time pointing things out and saying “That was in Jaws” or “They stole that from Jaws”.
And this is very true for the first five minutes of Shark Killer, as we are on a Hawaiian beach (or so it says) with a town official declaring the beaches »
- Gary Collinson
Fright Rags has created limited edition Re-Animator shirts in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the film. Also in this round-up: L.A. screening details for The Strangers, more Penny Dreadful exclusive figures, and Shark Killer release details.
Re-Animator T-shirts: Designed by Justin Osbourn, Coki Greenway, and Jose Garza, these Fright Rags exclusive Re-Animator Collection shirts will be available to pre-order on Wednesday, June 24th at 10:00 Am Est.
Priced at $27.00 apiece, there are four shirts to choose from, one of which is a green variant. These shirts are limited and subject to possibly selling out during the pre-order period. Consult Fright Rags for more details.
The Strangers Screening: Press Release: "Coined “The Scariest Movie Ever Made,” “The Strangers” will be the featured horror film for the Great Horror Movie Night, taking place on June 26.
Under the glow of the moon and stars, perched high above the La Skyline, »
- Tamika Jones
7 items from 2015
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