FrightFest

Fancy a film festival stuffed full of horror and fantasy? Well, you’re reading SciFiNow so of course you do! That’s what Arrow Video’s FrightFest is all about and it’s returning to London at Cineworld Leicester Square from Thurs August 26 – Monday 30 August, 2021. We announced the first wave of films last week, and the
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There’s music and murder aplenty in Sound Of Violence, which will be having its premiere at Arrow FrightFest next month. But you don’t have to wait until then to find out more about the thrilling new horror as we exclusively reveal the UK teaser trailer below… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height:
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Stirring mental illness into supernatural horror is a tricky thing to get right. The allure of the “is this really happening?” element is understandable but it can be so dispiritingly manipulative and exploitative when done carelessly, so: hats off to director Brian Hanson and his co-writer Richard Handley for working hard to maintain ambiguity and
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A title like Sadistic Intentions comes with a certain expectation/bracing oneself, but writer-director Eric Pennycoff’s tightly wound debut is more interested in exactly what the title describes, and whether or not said intentions will come to fruition, than a violent payoff. After a shocking prologue, we watch as Chloe (Taylor Zaudtke) receives a phone call
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The vengeful revenant at the heart of Adam Egypt Mortimer’s feature debut Some Kind Of Hate (2016), co-written with Brian DeLeeuw, embodies and enacts the darkest drives of the film’s living characters. In its follow-up, Daniel Isn’t Real, adapted by Mortimer from DeLeeuw’s 2009 novel In This Way I Saved, once again mental illness takes
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“What is this, 1986?”, teenager Trissy asks Drea (Tashiana Washington). College-age Drea is babysititng Trissy and her younger brother Jake (Jack Fulton), with Drea’s own younger brother Phillip (Jaeden Noel) in tow – and these words were Trissy’s horrified response to Drea’s proposal that they while away their time together playing a card game. 1986
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Siblings Jesús (Pablo Sigal) and Maria José (Valeria Giorcelli) work symbiotically. The siblings live together in their late father’s apartment. They have their own routine. They don’t particularly want to be disturbed. So, when their half-sister Magdalena (Augustina Cerviño) arrives from Spain suggesting that dad’s death means it’s time to sell the place and split
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