With the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival having commenced this past Friday, October 14th (it runs through the 22nd), at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, California, we hit the carpet Saturday night, October 15th, to bring you some additional eye candy and to catch the anticipated Short Film Program #1 and the premiere screenings of the features Crawl, The Tunnel, and Rosewood Lane. Read on!
Terror in the Aisles 9, the ass-kicking film festival held in the Portage Theater in the Jay Cutler-loving city of Chicago, Illinois, will be featuring arguably the greatest werewolf film of all time in its line-up this year, and guess what -- Doctor Gash has your chance to get some free passes for the event. Yeah, I love you guys!
If you need any more convincing that Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema, on Paternoster Row in the city’s centre, is the place to be this weekend (October 21st-23rd), then feel free to feast your eyes on the goodies on offer in this year’s festival programme – and also on some striking horror-themed art during the festival itself!
With the 11th annual Screamfest LA Film Festival having kicked off October 14th (it runs through the 22nd at Manns Chinese 6 in Hollywood, CA at Hollywood and Highland), Dread Central hit the carpet that night to bring you some eye candy and to catch a screening of director Kim J-hoon’s Korean monster flick Sector 7 in 3D.
On October 22, prepare to have your soiled pants scared right off when Creative Loafing Presents: Reel Terror 2011, a one-day film festival, at the CL Space in the Ybor City area of Tampa, Florida.
The 2011 Sitges Film Festival has concluded its competition portion and announced awards in more categories than we've seen at any other fest. The biggest winners are Kevin Smith's Red State and Joe Cornish's Attack the Block, but several other films we've been closely watching here on Dread scored victories as well, including Kill List, Livid, The Divide, The Woman, Bellflower, Hell, and Detention.
One film festival I'm bound and determined to make it to one of these years is the South African HorrorFest, but for now I'll just have to live vicariously through those of you who live close enough to attend. And after taking a look at this year's lineup, I'm pretty sure that if you are in the area, you won't want to miss it!
What does your average film festival run for? A weekend, maybe a full week? Across the pond at the London Horror Festival, they're giving you five weeks of madness from October 25 through November 27 (thus, their Halloween is only the beginning tagline). Oh, and one other thing ... they're acting it out live every night! Any festival can pop on a movie reel, sit back and relax. These blokes have to dig down deep for every single performance ... three shows a night!
The second annual Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival has announced its film selections and schedule. In all, 48 films will screen at the five-day festival, which runs from Wednesday, October 26th through Sunday, October 30th at the Screening Room Cinema Cafe in Amherst, New York.
The busiest month of the year for horror fans started with multiple events to choose from, including the Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival in beautiful Big Bear Lake, California. The mountain location, with its vast forested areas, is perfect for telling campfire tales or watching horror movies. The festival itself took place in the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center with nighttime activities held on a ship, at a local nightclub, and in a restaurant, all great locations to have fun and be spooked.
The Mile High Horror Film Festival is taking place October 7th-9th in Denver, Colorado, and the lineup is now complete along with the list of local Colorado artists that specialize in the horror genre who will be special guests of the fest. Read on for the details!
Ever wish you lived in Canada? And we're not talking about politics or health care here. We talking about movies! Once you take a look at the final lineup for the 2011 Toronto After Dark film fest, you'll be packing your bags for the Great White North for sure!
2011 marked the fourth consecutive year of "100 Best Kills" at Fantastic Fest – a celebration of horror’s most memorable and outrageous death scenes, no matter how obscure. This year Cinefamily, which has its own version of this sick celebration, joined in on the fun, adding a new technological breakthrough allowing the controller to move frame-by-frame, back-and-forth, and even record scratch each kill like some sort of sadistic DJ.
With Fantastic Fest 2011 winding down, the event has announced its award winners! What was the best in show? Who took home top honors? Read on for all of the juicy details!
If you've lucky enough to live in or near Manchester, England, then you should definitely be planning to attend the upcoming Grimm Up North Film Festival, which runs October 6th-9th at the AMC Cinemas in the Great Northern Warehouse, Deansgate. Need more incentive aside from the great films they have lined up? Then check out their still in process special guest list!