03rd Aug2017

Horror Channel FrightFest’s short film line-up announced

by Phil Wheat

With twenty-six films over three days, including ten World, four European and seven UK premieres, Horror Channel FrightFest’s short film showcase unleashes this year’s eclectic mix of the bold, brave, bloody and barmy with films programmed to entertain, frighten, enlighten and simply amaze. From the press release: There are twelve films from the United Kingdom, […]

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18th May2017

Horror Channel unleashes eight premieres for June

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel has eight prime-time weekend film premieres in June including the UK premieres of RETREAT, Carl Tibbets’ ‘ménage a trois of terror’ starring Thandie Newton, Cillian Murphy and Jamie Bell and R.D. Braunstein’s smartly gripping I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 3: VENGEANCE IS MINE – widely seen as the best of the series. There […]

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23rd Feb2017

Horror Channel announce March premieres

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel presents nine fear-filled premieres in March including the UK TV premiere of Bad Milo!, Jacob Vaughan’s laugh-out-loud comedy horror blending sharp social satire with copious amounts of slimy gore. Broadcast on Fri 31st March at 11.20pm, Bad Milo! stars Ken Marino as normal nice guy Duncan, who discovers that a cute bloodthirsty creature […]

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24th Jan2017

Horror Channel launch “Sci-Fear” season

by Phil Wheat

No one will hear you scream on Saturday nights this February as Horror Channel launches a Sci-Fear Season with four ultimate science-fiction shockers, including the UK TV premiere of William Eubank’s The Signal starring Laurence Fishburne. There are also network premieres for Christian Alvart’s Lovecraftian survival thriller Pandorum, starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster, and […]

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13th Dec2016

Horror Channel announces 7 premieres this January!

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel are set to kick off 2017 in horrific style, with seven fearful film premieres in January alone! Premieres that include the UK TV premiere of Ted Geoghegan’s terrifyingly taut ghost story We Are Still Here, starring horror icon Barbara Crampton. There are also network premieres for Roman Polanski’s supernatural biblical puzzler The Ninth […]

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08th Nov2016

Eight more weekend film premieres for UK’s Horror Channel

by Phil Wheat

Following this past weekend’s channel debuts of Cockneys vs Zombies, Horror Express and Antiviral, the UK’s very own Horror Channel will be screening EIGHT more weekend film premieres this month, including the UK TV premieres of Tommy Wirkola’s crowd-pleasing, carnage-driven Dead Snow 2: Red or Dead, Jon Knautz’s demonic gem The Shrine, Tyler Shields’s stylish mash-up […]

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25th Nov2015

Horror Channel announces 4 UK premieres for December

by Phil Wheat

Friday nights on Horror Channel get bloody as the UK’s only dedicated TV destination for horror fans, ushers in four UK TV premieres for December, including a Christmas Day offering of Steven C. Miller’s demented Santa slasher Silent Night (review), which stars Malcolm McDowell and Jaime King. The other knuckle-whitening premieres are Kaare Andrew’s Cabin […]

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09th Oct2014

Shortcuts to Hell 2 winner announced

by Phil Wheat

At a special invitation-only event Horror Channel, FrightFest, Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios announced – following a public vote – the winner of Shortcuts to Hell 2, their nationwide search for a talented filmmaker: Joe and Lloyd Staszkiewicz, the brothers behind short film Hubert’s Ghost which, as part of the winning prize, will be turned […]

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24th Sep2014

Horror channel announces three UK TV premieres

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel have announced their latest rund of UK television premieres for October, including three outstanding supernatural thrillers: Under The Bed, Steven C. Millar’s nightmare of all nightmares, The Gathering, starring Christina Ricci, and the haunting Lovely Molly (my personal fave of the three), from Blair Witch co-director Eduardo Sánchez. Friday 3rd - The Gathering Directed by Brian Gilbert (Wilde), this supernatural thriller stars […]

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23rd Sep2014

Interview: The Ford Brothers talk ‘The Dead’ and its sequel

by Phil Wheat

Ahead of the Horror Channel’s UK TV premiere of the acclaimed The Dead, on Saturday 27th September at 22:50, the Ford Brothers relive the drama of the malaria-stricken shoot in Africa, revealing the budget for the first time, and talk of revenge in their next movies! How do you two write? For example, does one […]

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20th Jun2014

Horror Channel to screen ‘Xtreme Teens’ season

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel plans to screen a selection of provocative revenge and hormonal horror movies in its ‘Xtreme Teens’ season, with will play Saturdays at 22:50 from 5th July and end on 26th July with the Network TV premiere of David Slade’s award-winning, controversial vigilante thriller Hard Candy. The other titles are: All the Boys Love […]

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22nd May2014

‘Livid’ & ‘Deadheads’ get UK TV premieres on Horror Channel

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel gets some gaellic-flavoured supernatural chills this June with the UK TV premiere of Livid, the highly-rated and unusually twisted gothic nightmare from ‘Inside’ directors Julien Mauray and Alexandre Bustillo. It will be aired on Saturday June 14, 10.50pm. This really is one to watch. Lucie (Chloe Coulloud) is facing her first day as […]

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13th May2014

Horror Channel, FrightFest & Movie Mogul announce ‘Shortcuts to Hell 2′

by Phil Wheat

Horror Channel, FrightFest and Movie Mogul have teamed up again, with new partner Wildseed Studios, to create Shortcuts to Hell 2, a nationwide search for new filmmaking talent who are primed and ready to make their first horror feature film. The winning filmmaker will have their film produced by Movie Mogul and Wildseed Studios, entering […]

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29th Oct2013

Interview: Brian Yuzna talks horror…

by Phil Wheat

Brian Yuzna is one of the world’s most prolific and respected genre film-makers and on the eve of Return of the Living Dead III receiving its network TV premiere on the Horror Channel, Yuzna gives us some insight into the making of the film, news on the Society sequel and why he thinks horror has […]

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18th Oct2013

Horror channel to air UK horror season this November

by Phil Wheat

November on Horror Channel sees network premieres for a memorable collection of strange cult oddities and forgotten British horror classics, kicking off with the network premiere of Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth, starring David Bowie. Joining Bowie in the realm of the weird and wonderful is Roy Boulting’s psychological ground-breaker Twisted Nerve, […]

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28th Sep2013

‘Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1′ Review

by Phil Wheat

26 films. Six strict rules: choose from one of six existing titles, make their film no more than three minutes long, spend no more than £666, harnessing no more than six cast, six crew, six lines of dialogue and just six hours of shooting time. The result? Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1 Frightfest has always […]

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27th Sep2013

Horror Channel’s Horror Bites – October Edition

by Phil Wheat

Welcome horror fans to the UK debut of the October edition of Horror Bites, the Horror Channel’s monthly guide to some of the highlights coming your way; and which this month comes from the heart of horror in the UK – Frightfest! Our good friends at the Horror Channel have let us have the exclusive UK […]

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30th Aug2013

Horror Channel’s Horror Bites – September Edition

by Phil Wheat

Welcome horror fans to the UK debut of the September edition of Horror Bites, the Horror Channel’s monthly guide to some of the highlights coming your way this month… Yes, you did read that right folks, our good friends at the Horror Channel have let us have the exclusive UK debut of their monthly show Horror […]

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12th Aug2013

Frightfest & Media Mogul team up to release ‘Shortcuts to Hell’ anthology

by Phil Wheat

Movie Mogul, in association with FrightFest and Horror Channel, are to release an anthology of the 26 best short films from the Frightfest 666 Short Cuts To Hell national talent search competition. A collection of horror shorts - made under the same six, gruelling restrictions. Filmmakers had to choose from one of six existing titles, make […]

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07th Aug2013

Horror Channel’s Horror Bites – August Edition

by Phil Wheat

Welcome horror fans to the UK debut of the August edition of Horror Bites, the Horror Channel’s monthly guide to some of the highlights coming your way this month… Yes, you did read that right folks, our good friends at the Horror Channel have let us have the exclusive UK debut of their monthly show Horror […]

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25th Jun2013

Horror Channel’s Horror Bites – July Edition

by Phil Wheat

Welcome horror fans to the UK debut of the July edition of Horror Bites, the Horror Channel’s monthly guide to some of the highlights coming your way in the next month… Yes, you did read that right folks, our good friends at the Horror Channel have let us have the exclusive UK debut of their monthly […]

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28th May2013

Horror Channel’s Horror Bites – June Edition

by Phil Wheat

Welcome horror fans to the UK debut of the June edition of Horror Bites, the Horror Channel’s monthly guide to some of the highlights coming your way in the next month… Yes, you did read that right folks, our good friends at the Horror Channel have let us have the exclusive UK debut of their monthly […]

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