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By James Whittington, Sunday 27th January 2013
February is almost here and the Horror Channel has some superb premieres for you to enjoy. We’ve got classic chills, operatic shrills, lycanthrope kills and distressing thrills.
Here's the skinny on what we have to offer.
February 8th - The Gate
The Gate is a classic old school fantasy horror that has Stephen Dorff in his first big screen role. Three children unwittingly release a horde of nasty pint-sized demons and face a life or death struggle to overcome them.
February 15th - Repo! The Genetic Opera
The all-star blood-thirsty musical, Repo! The Genetic Opera comes to Horror this month. It stars Anthony Head, Alexa Vega, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton and Bill Mosely. In a future where organ failure is common a company loans transplants... but the repossession clause is a killer.
February 22nd - Ginger Snaps
Indy favourite Ginger Snaps is a true cult classic. While on a late night stroll misfit Ginger falls foul of a petrifying beast. Only her sister, Brigitte, is privy to her fate and can temper Ginger’s thirst for blood. Starring Mimi Rogers and Katharine Isabelle (a lady who is winning rave reviews for role in American Mary) this is truly an original and entertaining twist on the werewolf genre.
February 23rd - Dread
Showing as part of our From Page To Scream season Dread is an accomplished and truly unnerving piece of horror. Starring Jackson (Twilight) Rathbone and based on a Clive Barker short story it concerns three college students who study peoples' deepest darkest fears with harrowing consequences.
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