Horror

Spree – All eyes on me, I want to be seen

Spree is available to rent or buy now on all major platforms At what point does fiction become a reality, and where does privacy start and stop? In an online world of clickbait content, personal blogs and viral videos, this question has never been more challenging to answer. Our lives now embedded in the viral world of social media and …

Killer Clothes Special: The Crypt (November 2020)

November 2020 The Crypt is back with our Killer Clothes special. After all, what could be scarier than your jeans having a mind of their own, or your new dress having a taste for human blood. Not to mention that retro jacket you love inspiring a killing spree. So, for god sake shut the wardrobe doors and avoid the sinister …

8 Great Halloween Night Movies: Crypt Special

The pumpkins are carved, the candles are lit, and the snacks are ready; all you need now is a great Halloween night movie to add to the atmosphere. So settle back as we bring you a great selection of top-rated Halloween night flicks. Each one handpicked to help you celebrate the night the dead come out to play under the …

The World We Knew – An enthralling and captivating supernatural crime drama

The World We Knew had its world premiere at FrightFest 2020. This post will be updated with future release dates when they become available. An abandoned and neglected farmhouse sits proudly among the rolling fields of its birth. Its location far from public view; its mysteries engrained in the fabric of its crumbling facade. But, despite its looks, life remains …

Benny Loves You: We talk to writer, actor and director Karl Holt

Benny Loves You is showing at FrightFest Saturday 24th October We all had that one cuddly toy as a child that had pride of place at our side. And if you didn’t, then, to be frank, you are simply abnormal and probably a psychopath. For me, as a child, that special furry friend was ‘Charlie’ the monkey. His extra-long arms …

Don’t Look Back: We talk to writer, producer and director Jeffrey Reddick about his latest picture

Kurt Cobain once said, “If you’re a really mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop”. In many ways, this seems unfair to the humble fly, but, it does point to a belief in karma. A conviction embedded in diverse cultures, religions and social structures since the dawn of humanity; the need for us all …

Relic – The destructive and irreversible terror of dementia

Relic is showing at BFI London Film Festival 9th – 12th October and FrightFest 24th October The most powerful horror often comes from a reflection of the human experience. Whether that be discussions on racism (Get Out) or the power of grief and loss (The Babadook). However, the horror of dementia and its creeping pain and isolation has primarily remained …

The Kids Aren’t Alright – Who Can Kill a Child? / The Children and Eden Lake

October 2020 The Crypt is back with our ‘The Kids Aren’t Alright’ special. After all, what could be scarier than subverted innocence, and the fear of little cherubs turning on adults with glee. So this Halloween, lock the doors and whatever you do avoid the children. As we look back at three truly terrifying horrors that prove the kids aren’t …

Arrow Video FrightFest announces bumper line-up for its October 2020 digital edition

Arrow Video FrightFest will go virtual for the second time in 2020, having taken the decision to cancel its planned physical event at the Cineworld, Leicester Square, due to continuing COVID restrictions. The forty-five feature film line-up will merge the in-cinema selection with brand new titles to provide an online festival experience from Oct 21-Oct 25. As with the August …