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By James Whittington, Monday 14th January 2013
Looks like its going to be an awesome 2013 in Manchester as big screen double bills of not only some of the latest releases but also a number of horror classics are being shown at venues in the city thanks to Grimm Up North.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and The Last House On The Left is the first double-bill on the 23rd January. Whilst the new movie in Texas Chainsaw franchise is released to UK audiences, this is the original classic from 1974. And what would a Grimm screening be without a double bill?! They've got a second classic, The Last House On The Left. With two movies that were banned upon their original release, true horror fans won't want to miss out to see these masterpieces on the big screen!
Tower Block and Hollow follow on the 26th January making it a night of New British Horror. Tower Block is the latest release from the writer of Cockneys Vs Zombies, James Moran and features some of the best of young British acting talent such as Sheridan Smith and Russell Tovey, whilst Hollow follows in the wake of rural horrors such as The Wicker Man, and is produced by Manchester based Matt Holt who will be there for the screening.
Mon Ami and Chop on the 31st January, is another comedy night and these two movies will be released in the UK by Grimm Entertainment later this year. Mon Ami is a Canadian movie pitched somewhere between Clerks and The Cottage and is bursting with dark humour and plenty of blood! With a trail of critical acclaim and awards being left in its wake, this regional premiere is sure to be a winner! Chop is the directorial debut from Trent Haaga, the screen writer of Dead Girl, a joyously mean-spirited and flat-out weird little romp that is nasty, gory and grimly hilarious.
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