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Interview With Adam Mason Director Of Hangman
Posted on Wednesday 16th September 2015
ADAM MASON PICFrightFest is but a distant memory but tonight at 9pm we take a look at this amazing event in a 30 minute special. One of my favourite movies from FrightFest 2015 was Hangman from Adam Mason. We chatted to Adam about Hangman and where the initial concept for this unnerving movie came from. HC: Last time we spoke we chatted about the superb Blood River, what have you been up to since th...

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Interview With Victoria Smurfit Star Of Bait
Posted on Tuesday 8th September 2015
VS HeadshotOne of the strongest and most-talked about movies to come out of FrightFest 2015 was Bait. This brutal revenge movie caused quite a stir and is gaining rave reviews wherever it’s shown. Here we speak to one of its stars, Victoria Smurfit about this and her future acting plans. HC: You’ve been acting for some time but how did you get your first big break? VS: When I was at drama school ther...

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Interview With Joe Chien Director Of Zombie Fight Club
Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015
Zombie Fight Club DVD CoverFrightFest is all about delivering the very best the world has to offer in the name of horror entertainment. Joe Chien's Zombie Fight Club is a gore-drenched, violent zombie-fest that delivers on every level and I was lucky enough to have a quick chat to him about this amazing undead shocker. HC: Have you always been a horror movie fan? JC: I was...

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Interview With Mark Murphy Director Of Awaiting
Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015
Awaiting DVD CoverShowing as part of FrightFest 2015 was the superb psychological thriller Awaiting. You’ll get a chance to see this when its released onto DVD and digital download on September 7th and we were lucky enough to chat to the director, Mark Murphy just before FrightFest about this much talked about movie. HC: Where did the idea for Awaiting come from and did it take long to wri...

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Interview With Kevin And Matt McManus Producers Of Slumlord
Posted on Thursday 3rd September 2015
McManus Bros Director ShotOne of the stand-out movies for me at FrightFest was Slumlord which was directed by Victor Zarcoff and produced by Matt and Kevin McManus it’s a tense and nerve tingling thriller played by a superb cast. Here the McManus Brothers chat about this cracking movie. HC: How did you get into producing movies? MB: We’ve been making movies since we were ...

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Interview With Chad Archibald Director Of Bite
Posted on Monday 31st August 2015
Chad Archibald director of BiteBody horror is always a bit of a strange one to get right but director Chad Archibald nails it with his movie Bite. Here he chats about this supremely gross movie. HC: Where did the idea for Bite come from? CA: A while back, my sister in law came back from doing some animal rescue work in Guatemala and she was telling me what...

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Interview With Anthony DiBlasi Director Of Most Likely To Die
Posted on Sunday 30th August 2015
Anthony DiBlasi SmallAnthony DiBlasi is one of the most creative directors around and his latest must-see movie Most Likely To Die is showing at FrightFest today. We had a quick chat with this fine fellow. HC: What drew you to Most Likely To Die? AD: I wanted to create a villain that fans would want to study and fetishize and get to know on deeper level than just want to film provided ...

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Interview With Abner Pastoll Director Of Road Games
Posted on Sunday 30th August 2015
Director Abner Pastoll photoRoad Games from Abner Pastoll is getting its world premiere today on the Horror Channel screen. This brilliant movie is a superb psychological thriller that deserves to be seen by a wider audience. Here we chatted to Abner about this cracking movie. HC: Is it true you started making films when you were 4? AP: Nothing I’d show anybody! Yes, I ...

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Interview With Ben Cresciman Director Of Sun Choke
Posted on Sunday 30th August 2015
Sun ChokeAs always variety is the spice of FrightFest and the mixed programme of movies makes it so unmissable. Sun Choke is a movie that dares to be different, a psychological drama with violent undertones the film is trippy and at times menacing director Ben Cresciman has created a very original piece. Here he chats about this much talked about movie. HC: Where did the concept for Sun Choke come from? BC: I...

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Interview With Sierra McCormick Star Of Some Kind Of Hate
Posted on Saturday 29th August 2015
Sierra McCormickSierra McCormick has been acting for a long time and is only 17 years of age! Her latest role is in the gripping shocker Some Kind Of Hate. We chatted to Sierra about her career to date and what it was like creating possibly the next big horror icon. HC: Are you a big horror movie fan? SM: Yes, I have always been a big horror fan from a young age. Ever since I saw Poltergeis...

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Interview With Ronen Rubinstein Star Of Some Kind Of Hate
Posted on Saturday 29th August 2015
Ronen RubinsteinA real rising star of the moment, Ronen Rubinstein takes the central role of Lincoln in the superb shocker Some Kind Of Hate. Here he chats about that movie and his future plans. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to be an actor? RR: I wouldn't necessarily say I wanted to be an actor from a young age. However I did always enjoy entertaining people anyway I could si...

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Interview With Adam Egypt Mortimer Director Of Some Kind Of Hate
Posted on Saturday 29th August 2015
Some Kind Of Hate PosterSome Kind Of Hate is a horror movie with a message. Not as rare as you may think at first but never has specific subjects been tackled with such ferocity. Here I chat to director Adam Egypt Mortimer about this incredibly powerful movie. HC: Did you know from a young age that you wanted to work in the film industry? AM: When I was very young I di...

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Interview With Joanne Mitchell Star Of Bait
Posted on Saturday 29th August 2015
Joanne Mitchell star of BaitJoanne Mitchell is a multi-talented lady who is no stranger to Horror Channel viewers, her film Before Dawn is a firm favourite with us and her latest movie Bait (directed by husband Dominic Brunt) is having a special preview at FrightFest today. Here Joanne chats about Before Dawn, Bait and future plans. HC: After the huge success o...

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Interview With Dominic Brunt Director Of Bait
Posted on Saturday 29th August 2015
dominic_brunt Though Dominic Brunt is well known on TV as Emmerdale's super vet Paddy, he's making big waves as a director. His first movie, Before Dawn is a huge Horror Channel favourite and his latest movie, Bait is getting a special preview today at FrightFest. Here Dominic chats about his movies and his future directorial plans. HC: Your first movie, Before Dawn was a huge success, were you tempte...

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Interview With Pavel Khvaleev Director Of III
Posted on Friday 28th August 2015
Pavel Khvalee director of IIIWhat I love about FrightFest is the chance to catch films from all over the world and the more diverse they are the better. Pavel Khvaleev is a director with an extraordinary eye for visuals and his movie III will be getting its UK premiere later today. We spoke to him recently about this movie and what the horror movie business is like in his...

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Interview With Dan Berk and Robert Olsen Directors Of Body
Posted on Friday 28th August 2015
Body DVD CoverBody is one of the real stand-out movies of FrightFest 2015. Its a strong mix of suburban horror and traditional thrills that combine to make a film that's outstanding. Here directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen chat about this brilliant movie and plans for the future. HC: When did you two first work together? We met as randomly assigned roommates our freshmen year of college. When we g...

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Interview With Anthony DiBlasi Director Of Cassadaga
Posted on Friday 24th July 2015
Anthony DiBlasi SmallAnthony DiBlasi is one of the most exciting directors around. His first feature, Dread was critically acclaimed around the globe and he’s never looked back delivering some of the most effective movies of the last decade. His superb chiller Cassadaga will get its Network Premiere on August 1st so we decided to chat to this talented fellow about his career so far ...

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Interview With Oklahoma Ward And Nicole Alonso Director And Star Of Crawl Or Die
Posted on Monday 13th July 2015
Nicole Alonso  Oklahoma ward-WEB1Oklahoma Ward’s much-praised movie Crawl Or Die is to receive its UK TV premiere on Horror Channel on Friday 17th at 10.55pm. This alien-monster shocker takes claustrophobia to new heights and depths in its futuristic depiction of a rescue mission through a maze of ever-shrinking tunnels. The undoubted star of this indie genre hit...

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Brand New Interview With Joe Dante
Posted on Thursday 18th June 2015
BURYINGTHEEX_LOW RES JPEGJoe Dante has been behind some of the most memorable and entertaining movies and television shows of the last 40 years. From Piranha to TV revival of Hawaii Five-0, Joe has produced a body of work that is as inventive and eclectic as it is entertaining. His latest movie, Burying The Ex is packed with references to past horror movies, old fashioned romance...

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Interview With Multi-Talented Artist Graham Humphreys
Posted on Wednesday 10th June 2015
GH Small ImageGraham Humphreys is one of the most talented artists around. His instantly recognisable style has graced countless classic movie posters including Nightmare On Elm Street and The Evil Dead. Drawing Blood, the first book to be dedicated to his work will be published by Proud Galleries and unleashed at Proud Camden alongside an exhibition of his work which will run from 29th October til...

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Video Interview With Leigh Whannell Writer And Director Of Insidious: Chapter 3
Posted on Wednesday 3rd June 2015
LW I3 Insidious: Chapter 3 is the new movie in the terrifying horror series and has been written and directed by franchise co-creator Leigh Whannell. The film is set years before the haunting of the Lambert family, and a girl named Elise who battles with spirits from The Further, in Insidious and Insidious: Chapter 2. We have been lucky enough to chat to Leigh Whannell about this much anticipated chi...

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Interview With Doctor Who Legend Katy Manning - Part 2
Posted on Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Katy ManningMulti-talented Katy Manning has been acting and directing for over 40 years but to Doctor Who fans across the globe she will always be associated with the character of Jo Grant. Companion to the Third Doctor, Jo was brought vividly to life by Katy and so became a fan favourite. We were lucky enough to chat with Katy and here in the second part of an exclusive interview Katy talks...

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Interview With Doctor Who Legend Katy Manning - Part 1
Posted on Tuesday 26th May 2015
Katy ManningMulti-talented Katy Manning has been acting and directing for over 40 years but to Doctor Who fans across the globe she will always be associated with the character of Jo Grant. Companion to the Third Doctor, Jo was brought vividly to life by Katy and so became a fan favourite. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to Katy and here in the first part of an amazing interview she chats a...

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Interview With Producer Jonathan Sothcott
Posted on Saturday 18th April 2015
JSFans of British cinema will need no introduction to Jonathan Sothcott. This prolific producer of movies (pictured here with Martin Kemp) is carving out an exciting resume of movies that cross genres and always deliver. So as we’ve recently shown his movie Devil’s Playground recently we decided to catch up with one of the busiest men in the industry. HC: How did you start off in the business? JS: With great diffic...

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PICK OF THE WEEK
Out Of The Dark
OUT OF THE DARK
Sunday 17th December
9.00 PM
I Spit On Your Grave (2010)
I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (2010)
Saturday 23rd December
10.40 PM
Planet Of The Sharks
PLANET OF THE SHARKS
Thursday 21st December
9.00 PM