If ever there were a reason we've wished we were based in the UK, it's so that our entire staff could enjoy the maniacal goodness that is the annual Film4 FrighFest. The event is nothing short of genius, and there's not a day that goes by that we don't envy our friends across the pond.
How about a little politically incorrect goodness from the critically acclaimed horror comedy from the UK, Attack the Block? Up for it? Good! Let's get nasty! Nasty is good. Just ask Ms. Jackson and her pierced titty which horrified "Super Bowl" viewers!
There's quite a bit of positive buzz flying around for the latest alien invasion flick from our friends across the pond, Attack the Block, and finally a US release date has come our way. So when does the battle begin?
One of the best damned horror film festivals in the world, the UK's Film4 FrightFest, is gearing up to bring more terror across the pond; and we have the first details on what you 2011 lucky attendees can expect. Dig it! From the Press Release:
FEARnet announced today that successful British web series "Girl Number 9" will premiere on FEARnet.com next week on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. The first two episodes will air on the 14th, then we'll see one episode per day on the 15th and 16th, with the two concluding suspense-filled episodes airing Friday, the 17th.
Undoubtedly viewed by many to be the ultimate in haunted hospital stories, Lars Von Trier’s groundbreaking miniseries "The Kingdom" (later remade for US audiences as "Kingdom Hospital") will be landing on UK DVD shelves, in its complete full-length broadcast format for the first time, on July 4th courtesy of Second Sight. Synopsis:
There’s great news in store for all fans of cult director Larry (The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, Dark and Stormy Night) Blamire’s sublime sci-fi/horror parodies as 4 Digital Media have announced they will be unleashing the ridiculously endearing Trail of the Screaming Forehead to the UK DVD market for the first time on June 14th. Check out the brow-furrowing trailer below!
If you’re unfamiliar with Calum Waddell and Naomi Holwill, you need to reacquaint yourself with some of the most outstanding supplemental materials found within UK genre label Arrow Video’s catalogue. Now, under the banner of their own High Rising Productions, the duo is almost ready to unleash what promises to be a killer documentary entitled Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever.
Two questions: Do you like westerns? Do you like zombies? If you answered “Yes!” to both, or even just the second, of those queries, then you’ll be hankerin’ to check out Cowboys and Zombies – soon to be moseyin’ onto DVD in the UK on August 1st courtesy of Left Films. Dig on more info and the trailer right here!
Starring Alex Lucchesi, Guglielmo Favilla, Claudio Marmugi, Rosella Elmi Directed by Luca Boni and Marco Ristori Distributed by Chelsea Films
Technophobes the world over are proven right in Richard Clabaugh’s futuristic sci-fi/horror/action flick Eyeborgs, and UK audiences will get to see just how right they are later this month when the film hits DVD courtesy of Momentum Pictures. In the meantime check out the full release details and trailer!
The first official still from the upcoming killfest from our friends across the pond known as Truth or Dare (not to be confused as a remake of the gloriously gory first ever direct-to-video feature of the same title) has come our way, and we dare you to look at it!
Having just recorded a commentary track for the original Don't Be Afraid of the Dark TV movie coming from Warner Archives in August, I've been reminded just how much I'm anticipating the Guillermo del Toro produced remake! Speaking of which, our friends across the pond have scored themselves a new trailer. Dig it!
Way back in 2007 we reported on a flick called Incident at Sans Asylum. Time passed. Years went by. There was not a single solitary update to give. We assumed that the project went the way of the Dodo bird, but apparently it's been made ... and sold at Cannes.