British horror fans can beat the current economic woes with “Credit Crunch Cinema,” a series of absolutely free screenings of new indie horror fare in towns across the UK. The program kicks off today with One-eyed Monster
, Adam Fields
’ sci-fi/horror/comedy in which Ron Jeremy’s member detaches itself and goes on an alien-inspired rampage (see review here).
The Norwegian 1970s-style slasher Manhunt (a.k.a. Rovdyr
, pictured below), directed and co-written by Patrik Syversen
, follows on May 22. Then on June 5, Credit Crunch Cinema presents Deadgirl
in association with heavy rock magazine Kerrang! Scripted by Trent Haaga
, Marcel Sarmiento
and Gadi Harel
’s movie concerns two teenage misfits who discover a naked, chained, (probably) deceased woman in an abandoned hospital.
The screenings will take place at Vue Cinemas in Cambridge, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol and London’s West End, with more fright flicks to be announced. All Credit Crunch Cinema