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FrightFest Announces Line-Up For Halloween 2015 Event
By James Whittington, Sunday 4th October 2015

Belly of the BulldogA totally shocking threequel, a haunted house of horrors, demonic possession, claustrophobic tank terror, a head-spinning brutal thriller and a surprise movie…it can only be the Film4 FrightFest Halloween event, which is back at the Prince Charles Cinema on Saturday 24th October with six brand new movies, including two World premieres, a European and two UK premieres.

This year’s Shockathon kicks off at 11am with the surprise movies which guarantees a sci-fi cocktail of weird creatures, crude humour and hilarious action. Next up is the UK Premiere of The Vatican Tapes, a dynamic, unusual and thrilling exorcism shocker by Crank director Mark Neveldine. This is followed by the World Premiere of The Unspoken, a chill-orientated sinister ghost story with an insidious sting in its tale. Kicking of the evening with a massive jolt of brutal energy is the UK premiere of Momentum, a break-neck, nerve-shredding violent thriller starring a stand-out Olga Kurylenko and James Purefoy. Our second World Premiere is Belly Of The Bulldog (pictured), directed by Nick Gillespie, whose past short films have been shown at FrightFest to great acclaim. We are delighted to welcome him back for his feature genre debut. To complete the line-up prepare yourselves for twists galore, horrific jolts and seat-edged suspense with the European Premiere of I Spit On Your Grave III: Vengeance Is Mine, which whole-heartedly retains the stunning shock impact of the entire controversial series.

Guests attending include Momentum stars James Purefoy (The Following) and Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) and from Belly Of The Bulldog, director Nick Giilespie plus key cast, to be announced later.

Plus, they'll be showing two shorts, The Chickening, a poultry-infused remix of The Shining, directed by Nick DenBoar and Davy Force and The Package, starring Dan Palmer (Stalled) and Tom Gordon. And of course there will be intros, Q & A’s, give-aways and a few special surprises…

Passes for the London event cost £45 and are on sale now. For more information click here.


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