Category: Film Fests

Abertoir hosting UK premiere of Kurando Mitsutake’s Karate Kill

Posted on 10/20/16 by Ben

By Ben Bussey At last, some news we’ve been busting to tell for a while now. Our good friends at Abertoir Horror Festival in Aberystwyth have been revealing their 2016 schedule a bit at a time, and have now made it public that their November flagship event will include the UK premiere of one of […]

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Luigi Cozzi’s FantastiCozzi & Blood on Méliès’ Moon coming to Abertoir

Posted on 09/28/16 by Ben

By Ben Bussey Some pretty cool news from our friends at Abertoir today: the Welsh horror festival is set to host a double bill of new movies from Luigi Cozzi, AKA Lewis Coates. In his heyday he was responsible for such barking mad Italian exploitation epics as Contamination, Starcrash and Hercules (the one with Lou […]

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The first London East Asian Film Festival boasts impressive genre highlights

Posted on 09/21/16 by Ben

By Nia Edwards-Behi The first full edition of the London East Asian Film Festival has just announced its line-up, following previous revelations of a Park Chan-wook retrospective and its opening gala, Kim Jee-woon’s The Age of Shadows, taking place at the Odeon, Leicester Square, on October 20th. The programme boasts films from across a diverse […]

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Line-Up Announced For Abertoir Cardiff Halloween Event

Posted on 09/18/16 by Ben

By Ben Bussey Longtime readers of BAH will know we’re good friends with Abertoir, the Welsh horror festival which takes over Aberystwyth Arts Centre every October. But on top of this, the team also have an annual event in Cardiff around Halloween, for which they’ve just revealed the line-up for the 30th October all-dayer at […]

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Celluloid Screams Sheffield Reveal 2016 Festival Line-Up & Poster Art

Posted on 09/09/16 by Ben

By Ben Bussey That’s right, we’ve got some more awesome UK horror fest news coming at you, as Sheffield’s Celluloid Screams have revealed what attendees can look forward to at the Showroom Cinema from Friday the 21st to Sunday the 23rd of October. Individual showtimes have not yet been announced, nor are individual tickets on […]

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Passes On Sale For Mayhem, Nottingham – Full Line-Up Revealed

Posted on 09/08/16 by Ben

By Nia Edwards-Behi News on the UK genre festival season continues with the announcement of Mayhem Film Festival’s full line-up. Taking place each year at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema, Mayhem offers 4 days of, well, exactly that – cinematic mayhem, taking in horror, sci-fi, action and all sorts in between. Early bird passes are currently on-sale […]

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Full Line-Up Announced For Grimmfest 2016; Passes Now On Sale

Posted on 09/02/16 by Ben

By Ben Bussey It’s UK festival season alright. We’ve already had our first hints of what Wales’ Abertoir has in store, as well as the genre highlights of the BFI London Film Festival; and now we’ve got the complete line-up for Manchester’s Grimmfest, flagship event of Grimm Up North. And as you might expect, there […]

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Genre Highlights at BFI London Film Festival Include Dearest Sister & The Void

Posted on 09/01/16 by Ben
The Void

By Nia Edwards-Behi Just this morning the full line-up for the BFI London Film Festival was announced, and it is a cracking year for genre fare at the prestigious fest. You can head on over for a scour through the programme yourself on the BFI’s website, but below are a hand-picked selection of highlights to […]

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Abertoir 2016 To Host The Beyond Live With Fabio Frizzi

Posted on 08/31/16 by Ben
The Beyond

By Ben Bussey With London’s FrightFest now behind us, UK horror fans can now look forward to the horror film festival season starting in earnest in the coming autumn – and as longtime BAH readers will now, we’re particularly well-acquainted with Abertoir, the annual Welsh festival co-directed by our own Nia Edwards-Behi, which takes over […]

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Check Out the Bram Stoker International Film Festival this Halloween…

Posted on 07/27/16 by Keri

By Keri O’Shea We’re approaching that time of the year again when the horror fan’s autumn schedule becomes a going concern, so no doubt you can expect several posts of this nature to follow on the site whilst you decide where you’ll be going and what you’ll be doing when you get there. One of […]

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FrightFest Release 2016 Festival Trailer, Announce Guest List & Events

Posted on 07/22/16 by Ben
Frightfest 2016

By Ben Bussey Frightfest (or, to use its official new title, Horror Channel FrightFest) is only about a month away, and a newly released sizzle reel has given us some indication of what attendees can look forward to. And, believe it or not, it’s a whole lot of horror movies. Shocker, I know. In addition, […]

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FAB Press & FrightFest Unite For Exploitation Movie Guide

Posted on 07/05/16 by Ben
FrightFest Guide To Exploitation Movies-coverWEB

By Ben Bussey The biggest brand name in UK horror teams up with the premier publisher of cult movie-related books; it’s certainly a tantalising prospect. In what promises to be the first in a series of FrightFest Guide books, FAB Press are set to release The FrightFest Guide To Exploitation Movies, penned by FrightFest’s own […]

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Line-Up Announced For Horror Channel FrightFest 2016

Posted on 07/01/16 by Ben
Frightfest 2016

By Ben Bussey It’s that time of year again, when here in the UK (I think we can still call it that for now) the horror festival season starts kicking into gear with London’s FrightFest, landing in Leicester Square over the August Bank Holiday weekend. 2016 marks the 17th consecutive year for the event, and […]

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Genre Highlights at London’s East End Film Festival

Posted on 06/15/16 by Ben
We Are The Flesh

By Nia Edwards-Behi London’s East End Film Festival is soon to kick off, bringing a whole host of exciting films and film events to the city from June 23rd to July 3rd. This year’s festival includes special strands on topics as diverse as Turkish cinema, refugees, the crime film and punk. For all the amazing […]

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Imagine Film Festival 2016 Review: Der Nachtmahr (2015)

Posted on 06/01/16 by Ben

By Nia Edwards-Behi Remember Bad Milo, from a few years back? That film was about the manifestation of personal anxieties in the form a butt demon, and very good it was too. Well, the origin of the demon in Der Nachtmahr isn’t quite so scatological, but it might certainly be considered a generic family member; […]

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Imagine Film Festival 2016 Review: I Am A Hero (2015)

Posted on 05/04/16 by Ben

By Tristan Bishop I’m pretty sure I’ve been guilty of claiming that the zombie film is dead myself on more than one occasion; but, much like their featured antagonists, they just don’t stay dead. Of course, the problem with this is they tend to not be so fresh after a while. I Am A Hero […]

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Imagine Film Festival Review: The Lure (2016)

Posted on 04/27/16 by Ben
The Lure

By Tristan Bishop Discounting the big 80’s comedy hit Splash (and its sequel Splash Too) and a certain Disney film, mermaids haven’t really made much of an impact on the cinematic world. Sure, there was the bit in Cabin In The Woods, but that amounted to little more than a throwaway joke (albeit still the […]

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