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Wales' premiere scarefest is back, this time opening with a rare 3D screening of much-loved science fiction classic It Came From Outer Space. There will also be a live comedy performance by Robin Ince in tribute to his favourite classic horror films, and Inseminoid director Norman J Warren will attend to discuss his work with fans.
The festival runs from 19 to 24 November.
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Abertoir Latest Reviews
In search of a starter home, a young couple follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development.
Two space hunters are tracking down a machine trying to free itself. After taking it down, they witness a mystical phenomenon: the ghost of a young woman pulls itself out of the machine, as if the spaceship had a soul.
A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.
A couple's love is tested by illness and the treatment that follows it.
A documentary about the uncommon life and unthinkable murder of the legendary no-budget exploitation filmmaker and the communities he inhabited in Seventies California.
An eccentric ship captain and a crew of specialists plot revenge against a mysterious creature of the deep.
An astronomer suspects something is very wrong when, following an apparent meteor impact, the local townsfolk start behaving strangely.
The crews of twin spaceships find themselves in trouble on an alien world where their dead colleagues mysteriously return to life.
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