What is known as Scotland's International Horror Film Festival (posh title for superior nasties) ran at from April 24-27 for three days of blood letting and supernatural monstrousness. The originator and queen of the dark, Adele Hartley (adele@deadbydawn.co.uk), is once more in charge of your sleepless nights and fearful days.

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Doomsday
Doomsday
Many years after a plague has devastated Scotland, it reappears in London, and a special team is sent north in search of a rumoured cure.
Outpost
Outpost
A group of soldiers find themselves facing an ancient and seemingly unstoppable enemy.
Mother Of Tears
Mother Of Tears
A witch wreaks death and destruction in the final part of the Three Mothers trilogy.
Suspiria
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
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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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