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By James Whittington, Sunday 21st April 2013
Horror fans can sink their teeth into all things dark and dangerous as the menacing month of May ushers in three exciting UK TV premieres - Sean Hogan's haunting The Devil's Business, Colin Theys' apocalyptic zombie thriller Remains, Keith Wright's touching horror comedy Harold's Going Stiff (pictured) plus the urban shocker Cherry Tree Lane from Paul Andrew Williams.
May 4th – Harold's Going Stiff
Keith Wright's very funny and surprisingly touching tale investigates a mystery illness turning men in the north of England into something resembling bloodthirsty ghouls. One such victim is Harold (Stan Rowe), an old man whose transformation into something sub-human might just be arrested by the love of Penny (Sarah Spencer), a dedicated home care nurse. But a group of vigilantes have other ideas.
May 11th – The Devil's Business
Two hit men, Pinner (Billy Clarke), a cynical veteran and the inexperienced Cully (Jack Gordon), are sent to murder an old associate of their underworld boss. But things are not all what they seem in their quarry’s house and the duo descends into the shadowy darkness of their own tortured souls. Exuding a palpable atmosphere of claustrophobic dread, this is an eerily effective gem from director Sean Hogan.
May 18th – Remains
A vacant casino in Nevada becomes a hellish battleground as a group of human survivors fight a hard-core Zombie apocalypse, in which the infected grow smarter and stronger every day. Based on a graphic novel by Steven Nile, Award-winning Director Colin Theys’ graphic feature stars Miko Hughes, who fans may recognise as the little boy from the original ‘Pet Sematary’.
May 25th – Cherry Tree Lane
This unsettling and disturbing urban horror from Paul Andrew Williams takes the home invasion idea to extreme and brutal lengths. A married couple are terrorised in their own home by a determined and malevolent gang of youths who are looking for their troublesome son, Sebastian.
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