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Back for its seventh year, Abertoir has a strong selection of horror and cult film fare with which to scare the inhabitants of Aberystwyth. The highly acclaimed American Mary and Antiviral head the line-up, but there are also old favourites like Quatermass And The Pit and even a special screening of he Rocky Horror Picture Show. Guest of honour Catriona MacColl will speak at a special screening of The Beyond while other guests include Hellraiser star Simon Bamford and director Steven Sheil. Book readings and talks will run alongside the film line-up, plus there'll be a chance to watch Tod Browning classic The Unknown with live piano accompaniment.
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Abertoir Latest Reviews
After moving his family to a remote hotel with a troubled past, a writer gradually loses his mind.
A bereaved, agoraphobic single father is beseiged by hooded teenagers who may not be quite human.
An attempted intervention at the remote woodland home of a troubled addict reveals unexpected dangers.
A disenfranchised medical student goes AWOL into the lucrative underworld of unnecessary surgery.
A young couple on a caravan holiday find themselves going on a killing spree.
Attack of the killer mutant sushi! (from Mars?)
Two friends use a drug that enables them to warp space time in an attempt to save the world.
With a serial killer on the loose, a young woman accepts a lift through the forest from a stranger.
In a future where people pay to be infected with the same diseases as their idols, a dealer races to find a cure after a starlet whose illness he has stolen dies.
A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include beheadings...
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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