11th Jan2018

Horror Channel FrightFest announces Glasgow 2018 line-up

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel FrightFest have announced the line-up for this years Glasgow event – which includes a wide variety of films from across the globe, with films from ten countries, spanning four continents, reflecting the world-wide popularity of the genre. Opening on Thursday night with Ghost Stories – which remains one of the scariest stage shows […]

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28th Oct2017

Horror Channel Frightfest Interview: Damien Leone talks ‘Terrifier’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Terrifier at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event on Sat 23 Oct, director Damien Leone talks about the ’Art’ of extreme clowning, his debt to Tom Savini and a terrifying Halloween experience… Art The Clown initially appeared in your 2008 short THE 9th CIRCLE, then the […]

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28th Oct2017

Horror Channel FrightFest – Halloween Event Poster Round-Up

by Phil Wheat

From the emotional making of a low-budget slasher to zombie nightmares, Gothic horrors, an outrageously strange mind cult, a sci-fi alien action extravaganza, a comic strip creature feature and the last word in Killer Clowns, this year’s Horror Channel FrightFest Halloween 2017 line-up is an eclectic mix of the quirky, unusual and extreme… In celebration […]

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28th Oct2017

Horror Channel Frightfest Interview: Can Evrenol talks ‘Housewife’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Housewife at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event today, director Can Evrenol tells us why film is a ‘pervert’s art’, shares his feelings for Fulci and reveals his contribution to Horror Anthology The Field Guide To Evil… Was it important to make your follow-up film to […]

28th Oct2017

Horror Channel Frightfest Interview: Marko Makilaakso talks ‘It Came From the Desert’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film It Came From the Desert at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Marko Mäkilaakso shares his admiration for Roger Corman, love of B-Movies, spoofing and overcoming homeland obstacles. It Came From the Desert is inspired by Cinemaware’s cult 1980s video game, which in turn was […]

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28th Oct2017

Horror Channel Frightfest Interview: Mathieu Turi talks ‘Hostile’

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the UK premiere of his debut feature Hostile at the Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween event, director Mathieu Turi shares his admiration for Tarantino, describes the challenges of filming in three continents and reveals his ‘magic hour’. You were born in Cannes so you grew up with film all around? When did you know […]

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04th Oct2017

Scottish chiller ‘The Black Gloves’ to premiere at FrightFest Halloween 2017

by Phil Wheat

Lawrie Brewster’s eagerly awaited “Gothic Noir” The Black Gloves  – which tells the story of a psychologist obsessed with the disappearance of his young patient, and the menacing owl-headed figure that plagued her nightmares  – will screen at Horror Channel FrightFest’s Halloween extravaganza in London on October 28th. The 1940s-set black and white chiller, The […]

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28th Jul2017

Frightfest announce guests and new addition to line-up

by Phil Wheat

With only four weeks till the start of the festival, Frightfest organisers have announced not only some of the guests set to appear over the August Bank Holiday weekend, but also the addition of another film to the line-up! The 150 plus guest-list this year is as vibrant and eclectic as ever, with nearly 40 […]

26th Jul2017

Official artwork for Frightfest 2017 unveiled

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel FrightFest has today unveiled this years official artwork for the festival, once again from artist Graham Humphreys, which celebrates a return to one of FrightFest’s former homes (The Empire) and the revival of some familiar characters to the festival line up, such as Chucky, Victor Crowley & Leatherface – all of whom were […]

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