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Sometimes they come back... We're glad to see that Abertoir, Wales' premier horror film festival, has returned for another year, and it's as full of scares and shivers as ever. Some of the freshest work in horror, attracting praise all round the world, is on offer here, plus there's a great selection of classic work, including a Peter Cushing retrospective.
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Abertoir Latest Reviews
A gang of cheerleaders embark on a supernatural path of vengeance.
Gothic horror entwining the story in 1930s Catalonia of a group of children who cannot feel pain, with a man searching for his biological parents in the present day.
Trouble ensues when a former horror movie star, long incarcerated in a psychiatric institution, returns to the fray.
A cybernetics expert tries to create an android super-soldier.
A woman's disappearance forms the central mystery in this visually stylish neo-giallo.
Scientists investigate a glacier from which a mysterious toxic liquid is leaking.
A woman searching for her father stumbles on an island of the undead.
After a psychic has a disturbing vision, she and her reporter friend race to rescue the inhabitants of a town where a priest's suicide has released a terrible evil.
An early reimagining of the Mary Shelley classic in which an ambitious scientist gets more than he bargained for.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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