22nd Jul2021

Frightfest 2021 – Second wave of films announced!

by Phil Wheat

Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK’s biggest horror and fantasy film festival, is back at the Cineworld Leicester Square from Thursday August 26th – Monday 30th August 2021 for five days of the very best of global genre cinema. The internationally renowned event leads the way in attesting to the versatility of the genre and, despite […]

12th Jul2021

First 25 films announced for Arrow Video Frightfest 2021

by Phil Wheat

Arrow Video FrightFest, the UK’s biggest horror and fantasy film festival, is back at the Cineworld Leicester Square from Thursday August 26th – Monday 30th August 2021 for five days of the very best of global genre cinema. The internationally renowned event leads the way in attesting to the versatility of the genre and, despite […]

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11th Jun2021

MLW announce ‘Battle Riot III’ this July!

by Phil Wheat

MLW have today announced Battle Riot III will take place at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on Saturday July 10th. 40 wrestlers will riot in the city of brotherly love on Saturday, July 10 as one man looks to outlast 39 others and earn a world title shot anytime, anywhere against Jacob Fatu. During last […]

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11th Jun2021

Grimmfest announce October [physical] festival dates

by Phil Wheat

After over a year of “home invasions” in the form of virtual screenings and online events, the organisers of Manchester’s Grimmfest have announced the festival will be back this October… in the cinema! From 7th to 10th October, is back once again in their regular venue, the Odeon Great Northern for a live event. They […]

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04th Jun2021

Romford’s first Horror Film Festival to take place this weekend!

by Phil Wheat

Premiere Cinemas Romford, creators of the annual Romford Film Festival take on a scarier feat this weekend (5th – 6th June) as they bring together over 60 scary independent movies to the heart of Romford from across the globe – to ensure cinema goers are buried by a cacophony of shocking thrillers and spine- chilling […]

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09th Feb2021

Grimmfest announce their ‘Grimmfest Easter Edition’

by Phil Wheat

Grimmfest have today announced the launch of their Grimmfest Easter Edition, a new annual event taking place over the Easter Weekend, and complimenting the long-established festival in October. Easter is traditionally a time for rebirth, renewal, resurrection. But as the Pandemic continues to rage, and the world remains on lockdown for the foreseeable future, it […]

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03rd Feb2021

Midwest Weirdfest to screen lost found-footage film!

by Phil Wheat

A found footage feature film, thought lost for over 20 years, is finally seeing the light of the projector booth at its world premiere this March. Kerry Prior, acclaimed Hollywood special effects artist and the visionary director of the cult horror hit The Revenant, lensed the found footage film The Blare Rabbit Project in 1999. […]

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26th Jan2021

First 7 films announced for MidWest WierdFest 2021

by Phil Wheat

MidWest WeirdFest announces its first programming wave for 2021. The cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird –  now in its 5th year – takes place March 5th-7th 2021 at the Micon Downtown Cinema in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Says festival founder and director Dean Bertram: The world has never seemed […]

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18th Jan2021

Line-up announced for this years Frightfest Glasgow

by Phil Wheat

The organisers of Arrow Video FrightFest Glasgow have announced that, despite continuing COVID-19 restrictions, the festival will return DIGITALLY this year to present a virtual six-pack of tasty titles; an extravaganza of the dark arts that will leave you stirred, shaken and shocked. There will be six online presentations, including the UK premiere of Kyle […]

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14th Dec2020

‘Skylin3s’ zoom Q&A – How to Watch today!

by Kevin Haldon

I have been podcasting and reviewing for some time now. I love the whole process. It was surprising and humbling when actors, directors, producers, distributors and all manner of creatives within the industry started speaking to us. Add to this that we seemed to start gaining a little bit of credit due to the relaxed […]

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13th Aug2020

Grimmfest release official poster for their 2020 online event!

by Phil Wheat

This year has seen every film festival struggling to find ways to present new films to their audience safely, without risk of infection, in the midst of a global pandemic. And after long and serious discussion, Grimmfest will be going ahead in a new format for 2020 – offering a roster of feature film premieres […]

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11th Aug2020

Arrow Video FrightFest announces August 2020 Short Film Programme

by Phil Wheat

The films may be short, but there is no shortage of scares as Arrow Video FrightFest 2020 announces its showcase of the best new short films from the UK and around the world, with six countries representing three continents. From under-the-bed monsters to monsters in front of your eyes, from the sinister and the creepy […]

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29th Jul2020

Arrow Video Frightfest announces line-up for their August virtual event!

by Phil Wheat

The UK’s most popular horror and fantasy film festival celebrates its 21st bloody year with a special Digital edition, showcasing twenty-five films, from Thursday 27th August to Monday 31st August, including seven world premieres and sixteen UK premieres! Ten countries are represented from four continents in a deadly, daring and diverse programme exclusively presented to […]

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14th Jul2020

Grimmfest announce first films for their 2020 virtual festival

by Phil Wheat

This year has seen every film festival struggling to find ways to present new films to their audience safely, without risk of infection, in the midst of a global pandemic. And after long and serious discussion, Grimmfest will be going ahead in a new format for 2020 – offering a roster of feature film premieres […]

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24th Jun2020

Arrow Video FrightFest to go virtual this August!

by Phil Wheat

Today the organisers of Arrow Video FrightFest have announced that the beloved UK horror festival will go virtual over the August Bank Holiday, presenting up to twenty-five films from Friday 28th August to Mon 31st August inclusive. There will also be additional online content including special guest intros, Q & A’s, and a short film […]

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02nd Jun2020

Arrow Frightfest’s August event postponed!

by Phil Wheat

Due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions on social distancing, Arrow FrightFest’s traditional five day event in August has been regretfully put on hold. Instead, the organisers are planning to expand their traditional all-day Halloween event at the end of October. Alan Jones, co-director, said today: Sadly, we won’t be able to come together and celebrate […]

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20th May2020

Digital Showcase ‘New Game+ Expo’ Announced for June 2020

by Phil Wheat

New Game+ Expo (NGPX), a collaborative initiative of 14 video game publishers based in North America and Japan, will host a digital presentation featuring a lineup of over 40 games that includes new title announcements and live gameplay demos. The showcase will feature on Twitch’s front page on June 23rd 2020 at 8am PDT (5pm […]

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27th Nov2019

First details & guest revealed for Grimmfest 2020

by Phil Wheat

2020 sees Grimmfest reaching the dirty dozen: Twelve years at the cutting edge of genre film. And to celebrate the Grimmfest team have announed that next year’s festival will be bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever – running from the evening of Wed 7th Oct through to the evening of Sunday 11th Oct at Odeon […]

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14th Oct2019

Grimmfest announce 2019 award winners

by Phil Wheat

This October, Grimmfest, Manchester’s International Festival of Fantastic Film, celebrated its eleventh anniversary with its biggest line-up of film premieres ever, along with audiences to match. Now the Festival Jury’s votes are all in, and the audience ballots all tallied up, Grimmfest have revealed this year’s award-winners: Horror Channel Achievement in Horror Award JEN AND […]

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02nd Oct2019

PLAY Expo Blackpool is turning Japanese in 2019!

by Phil Wheat

PLAY Expo Blackpool, the much-loved retro gaming event born in the resort eight years ago, is returning on October 12 and 13 and rewarding the loyal support of its local visitors, by including wow-factor, never-before-seen Japanese arcade cabinets – a show-first to the Norcalympia Exhibition Centre, whilst evoking memories of the seaside arcade game’s heyday […]

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19th Sep2019

Hero Collector & IDW to debut ‘Star Trek: Year Five’ variant at NYCC

by Phil Wheat

Eaglemoss Hero Collector, the designers, manufacturers and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the many worlds of pop culture, has partnered with comics and graphic novel publisher IDW to issue the company’s first-ever variant comic cover, one that celebrates the line of highly detailed, precision crafted replicas for which they are best known under the […]

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16th Sep2019

Guest line-up announced for Grimmfest 2019

by Phil Wheat

Grimmfest, Manchester’s festival of fantastic films, will take place at the Odeon Great Northern warehouse from the 3rd – 6th October 2019. Now in its eleventh year, the festival prides itself on bringing the best new genre movies to Manchester, focusing on horror and premiering films that contain shocks, suspense, terror, mystery… and a fair […]

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