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It's that time of year again and Grimmfest is back with a slate full of ghastly goodies to frighten film fans. Sponsored by the Horror Channel and Jurys Inn, it's screening some of the highlights of the horror year as well as making way for new talent and delivering, as always, an impressive showcase of shorts.

The festival runs from 5 to 8 October.

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Grimmfest Latest Reviews

Better Watch Out
Better Watch Out
As a 12-year-old prepares to confess his romantic feelings for his babysitter one Christmas Eve, something starts trying to break into the house.
Tag
Tag
A girl's life cascades into chaos as everyone around her suffers a gruesome fate while she herself becomes less and less certain of who she is and what kind of a world she lives in.
M.F.A.
M.F.A.
A woman who is raped goes on a rampage of vengeance.
Still/Born
Still/Born
For Mary, the joy of her son Adam’s birth is overshadowed by the stillborn death of his twin brother. Now she can't shake the feeling that something is coming for Adam too.
Ruin Me
Ruin Me
Welcome to Slasher Sleepout: The Ultimate Horror Movie Experience combining camping, haunted house, and an escape room into one extreme 36-hour event. Six strangers are hooded, dropped in the middle of the woods, and must survive a simulated horror movie. But then people start dying for real.
Killing Ground
Killing Ground
A young couple camping in the woods find an abandoned tent and then a lost toddler.
68 Kill
68 Kill
A sewage worker is sweet talked by his glamorous girlfriend into robbing her sugar daddy, but nothing goes to plan.
Freehold
Freehold
Hussein, a wide-boy estate agent, doesn't realise he's sharing his apartment with a forgotten stranger, a master of concealment - until his campaign of revenge starts to hit home.
Leatherface
Leatherface
Four teenage patients escape from a mental institution, kidnap a nurse and take her on a road trip to hell in this prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
Poor Agnes
Poor Agnes
A sadistic serial killer and the private detective she holds prisoner form an unlikely bond.
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Grimmfest Features

The skin she lives in, part two
Norbert Keil on gore scenes and the incredible visuals in Replace.
The skin she lives in, part one
Norbert Keil on the terror of ageing, memory loss and working with Rebecca Forsythe on Replace
Hostages to fortune, part two
More from Lora Burke and Robert Notman on Poor Agnes
Hostages to fortune, part one
Lora Burke and Robert Notman on Poor Agnes
Into the woods
Damien Power on the trials and tribulations of making Killing Ground
Birdwatchers
Dominic Bridges and Mim Shaikh on pigeons, scary movies and Freehold
News

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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