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By James Whittington, Tuesday 8th May 2012
May is here and though the weather isn't exactly what it should be it's perfect for settling down in front of the TV and enjoy some of the best scares around.
Here's the second part of our look at what the month has to offer on the Horror Channel.
May 18th - Nude Nuns With Big Guns
Fans of exploitation and grindhouse genres need to tune in for the UK Television Premiere of Nude Nuns With Big Guns. After taking her vows as a nun, Sister Sarah is drugged and abused to the brink of death. But now she's broken the habit, got herself a gun, and the clergy will pay.
May 19th - Battleground
High octane visceral action is waiting for you in the bloody movie Battleground. When six bank robbers attempt to escape their latest heist through a remote forest they encounter a disturbed and heavily armed Vietnam vet determined to make them pay.
May 25th - The Stepfather
A true classic comes to the Horror Channel in May, Terry O'Quinn gives an outstanding performance in The Stepfather. Jerry Blake seems like an ordinary who is looking for the right family to marry into. But if the family he joins doesn't conform to his rules they will pay the ultimate price.
May 26th - Ju-On: The Grudge
J-Horror fans rejoice as one of the finest examples of the genre comes to the Horror Channel, Ju-On: The Grudge. The plot is very simple but stunningly effective, visitors to a house that harbours a despicable secret become the target of a terrible curse. This terrifying Japanese mystery spawned the popular US remake starring Sarah Michelle Gellar but that doesn't touch the disturbing original.
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