14th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017 Interview: Director Adam Graveley talks ’3rd Night’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest FrightFest 2017 interview, host Stuart Wright talks to director Adam Graveley about his film 3rd Night, which has its world premiere at the festival on Saturday 26th August. A young couple decides to move to an Australian orchard surrounded by natural bushland to escape the madness of modern life. But they soon […]

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14th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017 Interview: Director Hendrik Faller talks ‘Mountain Fever’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest FrightFest 2017 interview, host Stuart Wright talks to director Hendrik Faller about his film Mountain Fever, which has its world premiere at the festival on Saturday 26th August. Inspired by the action cinema of James Cameron and the minimalism of Nicolas Winding Refn, a fatal flu virus devastates Europe in an ice-cold […]

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10th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017 Interview: Louis Melville talks ‘Boots on the Ground’

by Stuart Wright

In his latest FrightFest 2017 interview, host Stuart Wright talks to director Louis Melville about his film Boots on the Ground, which has its world premiere at the festival on Saturday 26th August. Afghanistan October 2014. Five British soldiers, trying to stay alive on the last night of the Afghan War, face not only the […]

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09th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017 Interview: Dominic Brunt talks ‘Attack of the Adult Babies’

by Stuart Wright

In the first of his FrightFest interview series, host Stuart Wright talks to actor-turned-director Dominic Brunt about his latest film Attack of the Adult Babies, which has its world premiere at the festival on Saturday 26th August. From Dominic Brunt, director of BEFORE DAWN and BAIT, a satirical and sexy shocker unlike anything you’ve ever […]

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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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28th Jul2017

First look at ‘Leatherface’ TCM prequel poster!

by Phil Wheat

Leatherface (not to be confused with THIS one) is the eagerly-awaited, nerve-shattering prequel to the legendary The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, exploring the chilling origin of the fearsome horror icon, from the directors of the extreme French masterpiece Inside. The duo – Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury – are a perfect fit for the material, having […]

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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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18th Jul2017

Frightfest 2017: ‘The Terror of Hallow’s Eve’ Preview

by Phil Wheat

One of my most-anticipated from of this years Frightfest offerings is Todd Tucker’s The Terror of Hallow’s Eve which stars Caleb Thomas, JT Neal, Annie Read, Juliet Landau, Eric Roberts, Doug Jones, Christian Kane, and Sarah Lancaster. Why, you may ask, is a generically titled film, about a wish-granting demon is so high on my […]

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14th Jul2017

Frightfest 2017: ‘Eat Locals’ Preview

by Phil Wheat

The directorial debut of actor Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, X-Men: First Class), Eat Locals is an action-packed and darkly comic thriller of supernatural proportions, blending gut-busting laughs with blood-spattered shocks – which reunites the cast of Guy Ritchie’s crime comedy Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, with Nick Moran and […]

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30th Jun2017

Frightfest 2017 line-up announced – includes 64(!) films!

by Phil Wheat

Back in the heart of London’s West End for its 18th  ‘adults-only’ anniversary, the world renowned horror and fantasy film festival will take place at the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema from Aug 24 – Aug 28 2017, taking over five screens to present 64 films including 20 World, 22 European and […]

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02nd Mar2017

Frightfest & Fab Press announce ‘The Frightfest Guide to Monster Movies’

by Phil Wheat

Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, FrightFest and FAB Press have once again joined forces to launch The Frightfest Guide to Monster Movies, which goes exclusively on sale during Horror Channel FrightFest 2017, Aug 24th – Aug 28th. This is the second in a planned series of wide appeal books for […]

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