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Howl review [FrightFest 2015]: “The journey is well worth the fare”

10 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Howl review

Director: Paul Hyett

Cast: Ed Speelers, Holly Weston, Sean Pertwee, Shauna Macdonald

Running Time: 95 minutes

Certificate: Tbc

Synopsis: A late night train full of passengers breaks down en-route to it’s final destination during a full moon. The group of strangers must band together when they find themselves stalked by an unseen presence. 

Paul Hyett made his career in the business working on special effects and make-up before branching out into directing. His work in the field of effects saw him work with Neil Marshall on both Doomsday and The Descent, two truly brilliant British action / horror movies. It seems Hyett has learned a thing or two from Marshall as his third directorial offering Howl is a great British horror.

The film may be called Howl and set at the full moon, yet the monsters aren’t so much the expected werewolves, but rather wendigo-like creatures. Whatever the classification, »

- Kat Smith

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Film4 FrightFest 2015 Review – Howl (2015)

11 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Howl, 2015

Directed by Paul Hyett

Starring Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Elliot Cowan, Amit Shah, Sam Gittins, Shauna Macdonald, Duncan Preston, Ania Marson, Rosie Day, Calvin Dean and Sean Pertwee

Synopsis:

When passengers on a train are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning.

Forget Snakes on a Plane, this is Werewolves on a Train in Paul Hyett’s brilliant slice of British horror that packs gore, shocks and plenty of scares.

Train guard Joe has been forced to work on a very-late running service across the countryside from London Waterloo by his newly-promoted idiot supervisor. Being that it’s a late train, its passengers consist of an elderly couple going home, a couple of “youths”, a drunken football fan complete with kebab (and the runs), and a couple of hard-working business folk who can’t seem to leave the office behind them. These »

- Luke Owen

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Round-Up: Exclusive Night People Trailer, The Descent 10th Anniversary Screening, Tailypo Short Film

26 August 2015 8:13 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Given to Daily Dead as an exclusive, the Night People trailer shows us that even criminals can spin the creepiest of yarns. Also: details on the 10th anniversary screening of Neil Marshall's The Descent and a look at the short film Tailypo.

Night People: "'Night People' is an Irish Sci-Fi / Horror film which marks the feature film directorial debut of Gerard Lough.

A pair of professional but badly mismatched criminals breaks into a vacant house to carry out an insurance scam. Awkwardly thrown together with an hour to kill, they reluctantly start telling each other tall tales. One concerns two friends who discover a mysterious device that may be of alien origin. The more they learn about it, the closer to the breaking point their friendship is pushed. The other is about an ambitious business woman who provides a dating agency for wealthy fetishists. She attempts »

- Tamika Jones

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Frightfest 2015: Its Horror Season

26 August 2015 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

After starting in 2000, FrightFest's past world premieres of Brit horror have included Neil Marshall's The Descent and Chris Smith's Black Death, and this year will feature 74 films from 27-31 August. Now in its second year at Leicester Square's Vue, there should be something for all horrorhounds, featuring the Short Film Showcase for those who like their scares to be (sometimes literally) bite sized, and over 30 shorts from around the world. Viewers can also lap up some retro classics including 'Hellraiser' and 'Hawk the Slayer' as well as the latest in the genre, including 11 world premieres. »

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FrightFest announces launch titles for FrightFest Presents

25 August 2015 9:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Icon Film Distribution and FrightFest, the UK’s leading horror fantasy film festival, have announced the first films which will be released under the curated banner ‘FrightFest Presents’. The seven titles – Aaaaaaaah!, The Sand, Afterdeath, Landmine Goes Click, Emelie, The Lesson and Estranged – will all have their UK theatrical premieres at the FrightFest five day festival in August, before being released across the UK and Ireland via the distributor’s digital partners including iTunes, Virgin Movies, Sky, Google Amazon, Xbox , Blinkbox, Google, Wuaki, TalkTalk and Volta.

Here are the seven titles, from the official press release…

Aaaaaaaah!, the world premiere and feature directorial debut of Steve Oram, co-writer of Ben Wheatley’s cult UK hit and British Independent Film Award-winning and Cannes selection feature Sightseers. Oram also stars with Noel Fielding (The It Crowd, The Mighty Boosh), Alice Lowe (Sightseers), Lucy Honnigman (The Ex-pm), Julian Rhind-Tutt (Lucy), Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh, »

- Gary Collinson

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Round-Up: Popcorn Frights Film Festival 2015, The Flicker Men Excerpt, Falling Skies Auction

11 August 2015 7:54 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The first annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival in South Florida kicks off on October 1st. Also: an excerpt from Ted Kosmatka's The Flicker Men and details on memorabilia auction from TNT's Falling Skies.

Popcorn Frights Film Festival 2015: Press Release: "Miami, Fl – Horror fans will soon rejoice as South Florida’s first and only genre film festival, the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, launches October 1-4, 2015 at the O Cinema Wynwood, premiering four acclaimed and highly anticipated international films, and an additional six shorts.

“We’re thrilled to present such an array of cool, twisted, beautiful, mind-bending, horrifying, and hilarious films for our inaugural genre festival,” said Co-Founders and Co-Directors Igor Shteyrenberg and Marc Ferman. “We scoured the globe for the freshest and craziest films to present for our community of film lovers, and this first incredible selection of films just gives a small taste of the fun that will »

- Tamika Jones

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Neil Marshall Hands Out A "Sentence"

29 July 2015 6:42 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Though starting out as a feature filmmaker with the likes of "The Descent," "Doomsday" and "Centurion," director Neil Marshall has made more of a name for himself in recent years on television helming key episodes of big-budget shows like "Game of Thrones," "Black Sails" and "Hannibal".

He'll soon return to the big screen though as he's been set to direct the futuristic revenge thriller "The Sentence" for EuropaCorp. Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt ("Olympus Has Fallen") have penned the script which is described as being in the vein of "Death Wish".

Marc Helwig will produce. No word on when production is slated to begin, or how his commitment to this will impact his ability to work on various TV shows.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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‘Hannibal 3×08: The Great Red Dragon’ Review

26 July 2015 11:51 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

“There is no name for what this man is.”

Well, here’s a horse of a different color. Hannibal has jumped ahead three years, upending its status quo even as it calls back repeatedly to its pilot. Jack recruits Will to rejoin the FBI, Will visits Hannibal seeking an expert consultant, and Will visits a blood-spattered house and slips into the murderer’s mind. The game’s the same, but the players have changed. And what a difference it makes. Will, brittle and twitchy as ever, has found peace and family with Molly and her 11-year-old son. Hannibal, stripped of dignity and freedom as a result of his ploy to remain close to Will, is bumping up against the limits of his memory palace while a bitter Alana chafes at Chilton’s company at the Baltimore Hospital for the Criminally Insane.

Hannibal‘s head-first plunge into its adaptation of Thomas Harris »

- Gretchen Felker-Martin

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Barbara Crampton to appear at Frightfest by Jennie Kermode - 2015-07-24 12:36:13

24 July 2015 4:36 AM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Barbara Crampton getting ahead in Re-Animator

Barbara Crampton, who starred in horror favourites including Re-Animator and From Beyond, will lea the guest line-up at this year's Film4 Frightfest, it was revealed today.

"To say that I am overjoyed, excited and eager to attend FrightFest as a guest is putting it mildly. This festival has been on my radar for some time and to be included and have four films screening is a welcome nightmare from which I hope never to wake," said Crampton, whose new films Sun Choke and Road Games will première at the festival.

Also on the guest list are Braveheart and Trainspotting star James Cosmo, The Descent director Neil Marshall and Eighties pop icon Toyah Willcox, who has recently revived her horror career. Candyman director Bernard Rose will be there to introduce his new take on Frankenstein while Corin Hardy will take a break from work on his remake. »

- Jennie Kermode

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Schedule for Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival Includes Tales Of Halloween, Fright Night, Cannibal Holocaust

22 July 2015 3:57 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

One month from now, Bruce Cambell's Horror Film Festival will take over the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois and they've announced killer lineup that includes Tales of Halloween, a screening of Fright Night with a Q&A from Tom Holland, and Eli Roth introducing Cannibal Holocaust:

"Chicago, July 22, 2015 – The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 – 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), promises thrills, chills, guests and surprises to Chicago’s legions of horror fans. The four-day event, programmed by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago and offers convention-goers and ticket holders a chance to sit back, relax, and lose their minds.

“You can have your rom-coms, your indie darlings and your blockbusters,” remarks Bruce Campbell. “I’ll take a good old-fashioned horror movie any day or night of the week!”

“With this program we »

- Jonathan James

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Comic-Con 2015: Video Highlights from the Tales Of Halloween Panel

16 July 2015 5:20 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Last week at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Daily Dead hit up the panel for the highly anticipated Tales of Halloween anthology film to hear more about the film from several directors, actors, and producers Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson, who filled us in on just what we can expect once the film hit theaters on October 16th.

Check out the video highlights from the entertaining Tales of Halloween panel, featuring the likes of Lin Shaye, Neil Marshall, Mike Mendez, Barry Bostwick, John Savage, Kristina Klebe, Booboo Stewart, Alex Essoe, Pollyanna McIntosh, and more. Be sure to look for more on the film as we get closer to release.

"Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you the ultimate Halloween film event with horror anthology Tales Of Halloween.

A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, »

- Heather Wixson

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Will 'Tales of Halloween' be the next great horror anthology?

14 July 2015 6:07 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Feature-length horror movie anthologies are pretty hit and miss, but there are a few that have been well-received including "Creepshow," "Tales from the Crypt," "Trilogy of Terror," "V/H/S," "Trick 'r Treat" and 1945's "Dead of Night." The latest entry in the sub-genre is "Tales of Halloween," which features segments directed by such horror luminaries as Lucky McKee ("May"), Neil Marshall ("The Descent") and Darren Lynn Bousman (the "Saw" franchise) and featuring appearances by fright flick icons like Lin Shaye, John Landis, Joe Dante, Adrienne Barbeau and -- my all-time favorite -- "Twilight's" BooBoo Stewart. So will it be worth a watch? Check out the Comic Con-debuted trailer below and decide for yourself. Given the sheer number of directors involved, expect it to be all over the map. »

- Chris Eggertsen

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First Monstrous Tales Of Halloween Trailer!

13 July 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

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We've been talking about the upcoming Tales of Halloween anthology film for some time. The project, created by UK directress Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), features a line-up of ten huge names in horror including the likes of Neil Marshall (The Descent), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy) Lucky McKee (The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace).

The first trailer has dropped and it's f [Continued ...] »

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Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey lends her voice to Danger Mouse reboot

13 July 2015 4:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you watched Danger Mouse as a kid in the 80s then your childhood was probably pretty cool. UK national treasure David Jason originally voiced the secret agent mouse during its decade long run from 1981 to 1992. It was announced last year that well known British comedian and television show host Alexander Armstrong would take over from David Jason in the BBC’S upcoming reboot and now we have a couple of other big names joining the ranks.

Deadline is reporting that Lena Headey – better known as Cersei Lannister, the baddest bitch in all of Westeros – will lend her voice to the new show as Us special agent Jeopardy Mouse. The Daily Show‘s John Oliver will also join the cast, voicing the recurring adversary Dr. Augustus P. Crumhorn III.

The news was first announced late Sunday night during a Sdcc panel. Headey explained her decision to join the show:

“I »

- Gavin Logan

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Fantasia 2015 Must See Films (Week Two)

12 July 2015 11:08 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Considered the world’s largest genre film festival and running over three weeks long, Fantasia is celebrating its 19th edition this year and the lineup is pretty incredible. This year’s fest runs July 14 through August 4 and will see over 130 feature films including more than 20 world premieres. Legendary filmmaker Sion Sono is delivering three new movies with Tag, Love & Peace, and Shinjuku Swan, meanwhile Tales of Halloween and A Christmas Horror Story are bringing horror anthologies back to the big screen. In addition, the festival will offer up the Montreal premiere of Marvel’s highly anticipated Ant-Man, the world premiere of Israeli horror flick Jeruzalem, the world premiere of Assassination Classroom and the first Canadian screening of the Canadian/Kiwi festival hit Turbo Kid. The festival is rounded out with screenings of Big Match, Crumbs, Deathgasm, The Demolisher, Experimenter, Cooties, We Are Still Here, The Editor, Cub, He Never Died, »

- Ricky

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Sdcc: First trailer for horror anthology Tales of Halloween

11 July 2015 5:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A first trailer has been released at San Diego Comic-Con for the upcoming horror anthology Tales of Halloween, which we’ve got for you right here…

Tales of Halloween brings you Halloween night like you’ve never seen it before. Ghouls, imps, aliens, axe murderers and more appear in one neighborhood on Halloween to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

Tales of Halloween is set for release October 30th in the States and features segments from directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), and Paul Solet (Grace).

Set to appear in the cast are Barry Bostwick (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Lin Shaye »

- Gary Collinson

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Comic-Con 2015: Watch the Trailer for Tales Of Halloween

11 July 2015 12:57 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Tales of Halloween has been on our radar for quite some time and we got our first look at the movie during Comic-Con. The panel that took place earlier this evening featured the debut of the first full trailer that not only highlights the talent behind these films, but also showcases some of the amazing special effects.

"Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you the ultimate Halloween film event with horror anthology Tales Of Halloween.

A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at »

- Jonathan James

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'Tales of Halloween' Trailer Unleashes a New Horror Anthology

11 July 2015 12:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Some of the biggest names in horror descended upon Comic-Con with a first look at the terrifying anthology thriller Tales of Halloween. A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night in this creepy outing. Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces come together to bring you this ultimate Halloween film event unlike anything you've ever seen before. But you didn't need to be in San Diego to witness the horrors it contains. We have the full trailer for you right here!

Directors Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace) have »

- MovieWeb

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2015 Fantasia Film Festival Unleashes Very Impressive Lineup; World Premiere of Antisocial 2 Included!

9 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Always a film festival that prides itself on giving its audiences a hell of a lineup, filled to the brim with standout titles every year and world premieres for films that are greatly anticipated, the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival has now revealed its final lineup. Like we’ve all come to appreciate, this year is no exception, with films such as Tales Of Halloween, Ant-Man, the greatly anticipated Cop Car (which will be screened with Kevin Bacon in attendance!!) and Jeruzalem all being standout films to look out for, along with a pretty epic list of other films that are sure to leave viewers entertained and excited throughout the entire event (July 14th-August 4th).

If the full lineup wasn’t already enough to make your horror loving heads explode, the new announcement that Fanstasia will host the July 30th premiere of Cody Calahan’s sequel to 2013’s Antisocial,  Antisocial 2, »

- Jerry Smith

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‘Attack on Titan’, Sion Sono, ‘Cop Car’ among full Fantasia ’15 lineup

7 July 2015 8:47 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The 19th Annual Fantasia Film Festival is only a week away, beginning July 14 and running through August 4. And as promised for today, they’ve revealed their full line-up of films screening at 2015’s festival in Montreal.

This year’s line-up boasts 22 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, and 21 North American Premieres. Both Marvel’s Ant-Man and the animated Miss Hokusai were previously announced, but now they’ve added the much anticipated Attack on Titan movie as their closing night film. Other highlights include the Sundance darlings Cooties, starring Elijah Wood and Rainn WilsonCop Car, starring Kevin Bacon and directed by the upcoming Spider-man director Jon Watts, and a trio of films from horror auteur Sion Sono.

See the full line-up announcement of films below via Fantasia’s Facebook page, and be sure to check out their website at fantasiafestival.com for additional information.

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Fantasia 2015:

36 Countries, 135 Features, and Nearly 300 Short Films

- Including 22 World Premieres, »

- Brian Welk

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