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A Sci-Fi Splatter-Fest, A Vampiric Dog And Skeletal Conquistadors - June On The Horror Channel
By James Whittington, Sunday 27th May 2012

Horror Channel Logo WhiteSummer seems to be finally here but who needs the sun when the Horror Channel can get you hot under the collar with fright as it presents a month packed with top drawer shocks.

During June we have cult classics, a loyal canine, zombie conquistadors and a game of death. Here are the juiciest pieces of what we have to offer.

June 8th - The Deadly Spawn
Douglas McKeown’s celebrated sci-fi splatter-fest The Deadly Spawn gets its first play on Horror this month. A meteorite crashes to Earth, bringing with it ravenous alien parasites that soon find their way to a small town where they begin to devour the population.

June 15th - Army Of The Dead
Treasure hunting frights await you in Army Of The Dead. An archaeological dig unwittingly unleashes an ancient curse that raises an army of undead skeletal conquistadors who were lost centuries ago searching for El Dorado.

June 16th - Zoltan, Hound Of Dracula
More cult thrills await you with the canine creature feature Zoltan, Hound Of Dracula. When Dracula's vampiric pooch is reanimated along with a faithful servant, the pair leave a bloody trail as they search for Dracula's unsuspecting last living descendant. Truly original.

June 22nd - Umbrage: The First Vampire
Horror cinema legend Doug Bradley stars in Drew Cullingham's inventive and unmissable shocker, Umbrage: The First Vampire. An unscrupulous antique dealer's ancient mirror serves as a portal for shadowy beings to be unleashed into the night with a thirst for blood. More on this movie later in the month.

June 29th - The Black Waters Of Echo's Pond
Robert Patrick stars in Gabriel Bologna's unforgettable and chilling movie The Black Waters Of Echo's Pond this month. Nine vacationing friends discover an ancient board game that, when played, brings out the worst in each of them - with murderous results.

June 30th - Skew
If you want psychological terror then Skew is the film for you this month. When Simon, Rich and Eva embark on a much-anticipated road trip they take along a video camera to record their expedition. But the footage reveals the trip took a sinister turn.

Another highlight in June is Director's Night with Psychosis director Reg Traviss on the 28th and has chosen a terrific trio of terrifying treats for you so tune in from 9pm.


Related show tags: ARMY OF THE DEAD, HOUND OF DRACULA, THE DEADLY SPAWN, ZOLTAN
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