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Film4 FrightFest 2014 guest line-up announced

29 Jul, 2014
by Film4 Team

This year’s Film4 FrightFest guest list brings together the great, the grand and the gifted as over 100 filmmakers, performers, writers and producers from all over the world make their way to the Vue West End in London.

Robert Englund

He lit up the 1980s and 1990s genre landscape with one of the classic horror performances of all time as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare On Elm Street. Cue rounds of ecstatic applause for the one and only Robert Englund who …

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New poster released for Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s 20,000 Days On Earth

23 Jul, 2014 Posted in: News

With the film set for release on September 19th after a premiere screening at Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House on August 13th, here’s a look at the a poster for for the innovative drama-documentary starring Nick Cave…

Mr. Turner will be released by Picturehouse Entertainment on September 19th, find out more about the film and watch the trailer here.

First poster released for Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner

22 Jul, 2014 Productions Posted in: News

Ahead of the film’s release on October 31st, here’s a look at the first poster for Mike Leigh’s Film4-backed J.M.W. Turner biopic, starring the Cannes Best Actor-winning Timothy Spall…

Mr. Turner will be released by eOne on October 31st, find out more about the film and watch the trailer here.

Paul McEvoy’s Top 10 Films at Film4 FrightFest 2014

22 Jul, 2014 Posted in: Behind The Scenes, Film4 FrightFest

There are so many great films this year that it is an almost impossible task to choose just 10 selections from the list of more than 60 films, but here goes (and in no particular order)…

I Survived A Zombie Holocaust

A supremely enjoyable New Zealand splatter-filled horror-comedy. Think early Peter Jackson with great central performances; beautifully shot and hilarious.

Alleluia

Alleluia

A stunning new work from Fabrice du Welz, the director of Calvaire and Vinyan. This is devastating and incredible cinema.

Among The Living

After …

Greg Day’s Top 10 Films at Film4 FrightFest 2014

11 Jul, 2014 Posted in: Behind The Scenes, Film4 FrightFest

Film4 FrightFest’s Greg Day runs through his 10 must-see films at this year’s festival, which runs from 21st – 25th August 2014 in Leicester Square…

The Babadook

1. The Babadook

Jennifer Kent’s directorial debut feature, which she also wrote, marks her out as a talent to watch. Combining genuine emotional depth with a deliciously dark and wicked sense of terror, this ‘monstrous’ film will keep you psychologically gripped right to the end, and beyond.

The Samurai

2. The Samurai

A simmering sexual energy runs through …

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