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By James Whittington, Tuesday 30th June 2015
Horror Channel is planning to chill you to the bone in July with a month packed with UK TV Premieres and also a night dedicated to a true legend.
The big news is that Oklahoma Ward’s much-praised Crawl Or Die is to receive its UK TV premiere on Horror on the 17th. This indie alien-monster shocker, starring Nicole Alonso as the unstoppable ‘Tank’, takes claustrophobia to new heights and depths in its futuristic depiction of a rescue mission through a maze of ever-shrinking tunnels. Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from a bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes acutely desperate. Nicole Alonso gives a terrific performance as Tank, a Mohawk sporting uber-babe, who would give any male action hero a run for their money.
But this isn’t the only UK TV premiere in July as we have a trio of terror filled shockers to get you through the Summer. Embrace Of The Vampire on the 3rd is a visually compelling remake of the 1995 film, directed by Carl Bessai. A shy teen fresh from Catholic school starts life at a co-ed university. However, things take a dark turn when she realises that she has been followed by an ancient evil force. Drew Daywalt’s hilariously gruesome Red Clover, starring Billy Zane and featuring the most vicious leprechaun killer ever invented splashes onto Horror on the 10th. A banished bloodthirsy leprachaun returns to wreak havoc upon a terrified town when a girl accidentally sets the demonic creature free.
The homegrown horror The Hike on the 24th is a harrowing trip through enemy-infested countryside, directed by Rupert Bryan, starring Barbara Nedeljakova and Shauna McDonald. When Kate returns from war and embarks on a camping break with her friends, her skills in battle are called upon in a way she never imagined.
Here's a quick look at what's in store for July courtesy of the Horror Channel.
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